After making my own adventure films for 10 years, I finally got my first job as TV-host. I’m the expedition leader on a reality-adventure tv show on Discovery+ Denmark.
This is not your ordinary survival show. This is a celebration of adventure: how the powers of nature can enrich and change us.
During a 16 day expedition of wild rapids and stunning landscapes, 6 celebrities; Jesper Nøddesbo, Andreas Jessen, Ibi Støving, Skinz and Anne-Marie Rindom, learns to embrace the magic of nature and work together to make it through.
As a new tv host I was nervous in the beginning, but I soon realised it was more or less the same as being a tour guide: share your passion and make sure everyone has the adventure of a lifetime.
And of course, it also helped that I have shot my own adventure documentaries, learn about the latest here SAILAU
Fact is that the outdoor appeal we consume is damaging the very nature that we love to explore.
Most outdoor media is (partially) funded by outdoor brands through advertisements. Hence critiquing these companies can be a delicate matter, luckily WILD magazine recognised the importance of this issue and printed my article.
If you wish to read my proposed solutions to this paradox (like buying second hand or renting gear) then look for WILD #183 magazine in your Australian newsstand.
I watched a video by famous Australian adventurer Beau Miles digging up a rock. Usually I enjoy his videos but this one gave me an odd feeling which compelled me to write an opinion piece on the We Are Explorers Website.
Born Copenhagen 1981, is a Danish adventurer, speaker, filmmaker and illustrator. He is a world record holding explorer who has produced two award-winning adventure documentaries, and written articles about traveling, sea kayaking and filmmaking. Thor is a member of the Adventurers' Club of Denmark.Motivation: Redefining Adventure