The Accidental Explorer | David Thoreson | TEDxVail

“So David, you are from Iowa, how did you get into ocean voyaging around the world? Easy, I met a southern Minnesota hog farmer and the rest is history.”

David Thoreson – A sailor, photographer, writer and speaker who was the first to circumnavigate the American continents by sail boat and photograph an intriguing tale of the changing planet to become The Accidental Explorer.

http://www.bluewaterstudios.com/

David Thoreson is a sailor, photographer, writer, and speaker whose work has appeared across a broad spectrum of media from the National Park Service and Smithsonian to the Wall Street Journal and PBS. He works with different environmental organizations on ocean, sea-ice, and climate-change issues. Iowa native David authored One Island, One Ocean chronicling and illustrating the epic journey of the first-ever continuous circumnavigation by sail of the American continents.

http://www.bluewaterstudios.com/

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx

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