At Nite Ize, we are passionate about what we do and the products we make. Likewise, Nite Ize Field Team members are passionate about what they do and love the ways our products allow them to enjoy and succeed in their pursuits. This select group of Field Team members are adventurers, advocates, and well-respected members of their communities with whom we are proud to partner. We love to see the ways these outstanding individuals champion the Nite Ize brand by sharing their uses of our products, which help to achieve extraordinary results throughout the course of their adventurers.
Anthony and Kristina love the outdoors and spend most of their time pursuing rock climbing, cycling, hunting, and fishing while traveling in their home-built camper van. Anthony is a photographer and custom van builder based in Colorado and Kristina is a pediatric psychologist currently based in Michigan. Some of their favorite places to adventure include Indian Creek, Vedauwoo, Squamish, and the Red River Gorge.
Polar adventurer, expedition guide, and educator, Eric Larsen has spent the past 20 years traveling in some of the most remote and extreme environments on the planet. To date, Eric has completed more North and South Pole expeditions than any other American in history. Included in that list are the first ever summer expedition to the North Pole as well as a world record expedition to the South Pole, North Pole and top of Mt. Everest all within a 365-day period. Eric's journeys have been featured on Animal Planet in the US and Discovery Channel globally. His award-winning book 'On Thin Ice: An Epic Final Quest into the Melting Arctic' also details this adventure.
Eric has dedicated his adult life to sharing his love for the outdoor world with others. As an educator, he strives to connect people to places and issues. Eric lives in Crested Butte, Colorado with his wife Maria and two young children Merritt and Ellie.
Forrest Galante's hands-on approach to wildlife paired with his biological education, understanding, and respect for the natural world sets him far apart from your everyday adventurer. Forrest has the skill set to accomplish tasks few people on this planet are capable of. Due to his is amazing animal interactions Forrest has gained an international reputation as "the worlds greatest wildlife adventurer" and currently hosts Animal Planets hit show Extinct or Alive.
People tell Rob that he's living the dream. A few years back he ditched the corporate grind to pursue his true passions: fishing, trave,l and videography. Now he lives on the road full time in a 29-foot camper, fishing and filming his way through all 50 states while hosting his popular YouTube channel, "Field Trips with Robert Field". The show follows Rob on his travels and encompasses everything from RV life mishaps, to backcountry hiking, to kayak fishing for giant fish.
Formerly a hard-charging strategy consultant with two degrees from Harvard, Sunny decided to get off the conventional career highway and leave behind its smooth pavement in pursuit of rougher roads and a deeper happiness. Today, Sunny is a nomadic high-altitude endurance athlete and mountain adventurer with a penchant for pushing the limits of human endurance in unconventional terrain. In addition to holding several speed records across the greater ranges of the world Sunny is also the founder of Aurora Women's Expeditions, an organization whose objective it is to get more women into the big mountains.
Born and raised in Colorado, Willi has been involved in hunting for as long as he can remember. Willi started bow hunting in 1992, loves archery, and is one of the rare hunters who enjoys every method of hunting. Willi recently moved from his home state to Bozeman, Montana with his wife Sherry, and loves spending time with their family time, playing golf, and is a passionate fitness junkie. He is proud of "Pure Hunting" and showing that pure hunting opportunities still exist for those willing to put in the effort to experience them.