Rotarian On The Road

Rotarian on the Road – Motorcycling Vietnam

Rotarian on the Road – Motorcycling Vietnam

Fellow Rotarians, It was great to see you during my visit to Santa Barbara. The stop was all too quick though and just like that I was an an epic connection of flights from LAX to Hanoi, Vietnam where I met my friend Ryan for an Asia adventure. We landed […]

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President’s Letter – November 8, 2017

President’s Letter – November 8, 2017

Dear Fellow Rotarians: Our November 3 meeting had a nice pace. We were back at the Doubletree where we were accommodated despite the ongoing renovation. It will be nice to have a refreshed meeting place. After call-to-order and recognition of our Sargent-at-Arms, Todd McGinley, invocation by Bob Fatch and the […]

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Rotarian on the Road – Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Rotarian on the Road – Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Fellow Rotarians, For years I’ve dreamed of experiencing the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta and this past week I was finally within driving distance of the event! I rolled in and camped a few days around town, watching the evening glow shows and the morning ascensions with nearly 600 balloons flying […]

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The Bear 100 Film

The Bear 100 Film

Fellow Rotarians, I created a 10 minute film of my brother’s 100 mile ultramarathon. For an up close look at what it’s like to run 100 miles, click HERE! The Bear 100: Friday morning Tyler Clemens toed the line of The Bear 100. Saturday afternoon he reached the finish. This […]

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Rotarian On The Road – The Bear 100

Rotarian On The Road – The Bear 100

Fellow Rotarians, This weekend I found myself at another 100 mile running race, but at least this time I was volunteering as crew rather than traversing the distance myself! My brother Tyler was running The Bear 100 from Logan, Utah to Fish Haven, Idaho. 100 rugged miles traversing the Wasatch […]

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Rotarian On The Road – The Plain 100

Rotarian On The Road – The Plain 100

Fellow Rotarians, It’s been a few weeks since my last update. I’ve been busy working, training, and preparing for a 100 mile running race in Plain, Washington. I’m happy to say that I completed the race in 31 hours and 47 minutes. But, it wasn’t easy. The Plain 100 isn’t […]

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Rotarian on the Road – Running Across Death Valley for Polio

Rotarian on the Road – Running Across Death Valley for Polio

Fellow Rotarians, This week my good friend, and fellow Rotarian, Rob DeCou of Playa Venice Sunrise Rotary, ran 146 miles from the Badwater Basin, across Death Valley, and to the top of Mount Whitney…all to raise funds and awareness for our own End Polio Now campaign. Badwater Basin is the […]

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Rotarian on the Road – Pikes Peak

Rotarian on the Road – Pikes Peak

Fellow Rotarians, Last week I attended the Rotary Club of Fort Collins Breakfast meeting. I traveled to Fort Collins to hang out with my friend and fellow Rotarian Mike Labate, who owns Rocky Mountain Westy, a vintage Volkswagen shop. After attending his Club’s meeting I took my van to have […]

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Rotarian on the Road – Colorado Trail Fail

Rotarian on the Road – Colorado Trail Fail

Fellow Rotarians, This past week I set out into the Colorado Rockies with the goal to hike the 485 mile Colorado Trail in less than 14 days. By the end of day 2 I’d already traversed 70 miles of the CT but quickly realized that the Colorado monsoons were chilling […]

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Rotarian on the Road – Adventure Dependency Disorder

Rotarian on the Road – Adventure Dependency Disorder

Fellow Rotarians, I have a confession to make, I have a severe case of ADD, Adventure Dependency Disorder. Yes, it’s self diagnosed, and yes, I made it up, but I think it pretty much sums up my life over the past few years! If you need a quick break from […]

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