Final Blog Post – Sprinter Life Moved to


------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Attention readers: This is it. Last call. This is the final Sprinter Life blog post. For almost 6 years this blog … [Read more...]

We are the 99% – Occupy Everywhere

Occupy Peru

Please reshare this on Facebook - Let's go viral! Dear friends, It is time for us to wake up.  We are living through a monumental crisis, which translates as a rare moment of opportunity in the … [Read more...]

Will the real Pura Vida please stand up?

About ten years ago, a surfer friend of mine came back from a two week vacation in Costa Rica with two catchy things, 1) Gonorrhea, and 2) the phrase Pura Vida. That was the first I'd heard of the … [Read more...]

New GPS Pinpoints Sprinter Life Location

We're back in Costa Rica after an amazing week with family in Mexico. We picked up Kiki from the doggy sitter and we're rolling southeast. After 6+ weeks in CR, we're ready for a new country. Very … [Read more...]

Sprinter Check-up – All Systems Go

They say the best way to stay healthy is to practice preventative medicine. That is why we spent the entire day at the Mercedes-Benz dealership in San Jose. I knew that Costa Rica was probably going … [Read more...]

Good Friends Last a Lifetime

I love reconnecting with friends I haven't seen in years. We hooked up with Madrigal, who we nicknamed "Mad Dog" back in 1992, and it was like no time had passed. He represented Costa Rica in the 1996 … [Read more...]

Stevie’s World Class River Running Resume Grows

Stevie's river running resume is ridiculously impressive, especially considering she was born and raised in LA. She's only been on 5 rivers in her life, but they are all trips that most whitewater … [Read more...]

Turrialba 20 Years Later – Just glad to be alive

Rolling into Turrialba was like stepping back in time 20 years. This was where we (the US Kayak Team) spent the winters training. We were a bunch of young crazy boys with big dreams and … [Read more...]

Is Religion Pure Insanity?

Apparently there's this little holiday in Latin America called Semana Santa. I never knew about it because it didn't show up on Stevie's "Fireman of The Year" calendar that we use for event planning. … [Read more...]

I suck at being a MAN

I suck at doing manly stuff. I don't know engines. I'm not technical or mechanical. Need something fixed? Don't call me. I don't know how to use half my tools. Seriously, I only bought them to fill … [Read more...]

Sprinter Life Family Letters #4

Dear lover, Here's a picture of Veronica and I from last week's School of the World field trip- the kayak and snorkel tour. The tour company had one giant canoe but only had two kayaks, one … [Read more...]

Sprinter Life Family Letters #2

I heart youDear love,  it's been strange without you here.  I thought that after spending twelve thousand nine hundred and sixty hours nonstop together inside the van that I'd … [Read more...]

Sprinter Life tour of Costa Rica’s pacific coast

Wow, where does time go? We've already been in Costa Rica almost 3 weeks! It's been a good country for us so far. We've driven the entire pacific coast from top to bottom and we like what we've seen … [Read more...]

Watch Out Pro-Tour, Here comes Stevie!

Watch out Kelly Slater, here comes Sprinter Life star and upcoming pro surfer STEVIE! After ripping the recent swell in Uvita Costa Rica, husband and manager TREE was forced to whisk her away at high … [Read more...]

Rat poison, a dying dog… and life goes on.

A lot of people talk about caring, but more often than not, it's just lip service. Caring is more than just a word or a passive feeling. Real caring requires action. One of the things I find most … [Read more...]