Since 1995, Nick has worked in the outdoor industry as a sea kayaking guide and instructor, professional ski patroller, mountaineering guide, and whitewater instructor. Nick has taught extensively for WMA™, both domestically and abroad. He now works full-time as a paramedic, volunteers with his county mountain rescue team, and maintains part-time status as an outdoor professional. Nick continues his pursuit of the "epic saga" on the oceans, rivers, and mountains of the Pacific Northwest with occasional ventures afar. Nick's biggest passion is to grow as a husband to Diana and as a father to Chase and Paige.