Richard is the founder and the chief editor of the Outside Pursuits website. He contributes expert content relating to outdoor adventures and activities.
After graduating from the DeVry Institute of Technology, he worked in IT for over 20 years before deciding to escape the office and dedicate the rest of his life to travel and participation in active outdoor pursuits.
With a passion for the great outdoors, Richard spends a lot of time in Colorado. There he enjoys skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, cycling, hiking, and camping.
When at home in Florida, he is most often found in the water. He loves water sports such as paddle boarding, kayaking, snorkeling, and scuba diving. He is a certified scuba diver.
His outdoor adventures are not confined to the continental US. Richard is an avid traveler who flies up to 10 times a year and has visited 18 countries.
Because of his wealth of knowledge and experience, Richard has been invited to contribute articles to many outdoor-focused websites, such as Florida Rambler, and has been profiled on travel websites such as JohnnyJet. Check out Richard’s Paddle Boarding and Scuba Diving reviews.