Instructors, VIPs & Staff – 2016 EAST

Overland Expo east — ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA, USA — OCTOBER 7-9, 2016

No other event features a gathering of so many overland legends, VIPs, authors, and experts. Overland Expo EAST offers more than 300 session-hours of incredible programs brought to you by over 120 instructors and presenters from around the world.


Overland Expo EXperts

LAND ROVER TEAM

Sarah Batten - head instructor for Land Rover driver training, Herefordshire, UK

Bob Burns - Land Rover training team and events coordinator

Tim Scully - Land Rover Training Team

 

Overland Expo Team

Jonathan Hanson ~ co-director, Overland Expo and ConserVentures.org; fellow, Explorers Club; and former founding executive editor, Overland Journal

Tim Huber ~ With experience off-road racing, building expedition trucks and training in driving and recovery, Tim is one of the best in the business

Graham Jackson & Connie Rodman ~ Global overlanders, guides and trainers.

Nick Taylor ~ North African and Middle Eastern overlanding expert

 

7P Team

In 2014, a few well-traveled and experienced gents had the idea of getting the best expedition team in the world together and offering training and expeditions. 7P International was formed. They provide world-class instruction with ex-military and globally experienced instructors in all types of terrain. Their training covers technical driving and recovery, as well as the non-technical elements of overland travel from logistics to navigation. In addition to instructing at Overland Expo, they offer boutique, guided trips to some of the most challenging and interesting destinations in the world including the Central American jungle and the deserts of Africa staying at a combination of remote camps and luxury lodges.  

RAWHYDE ADVENTURES

Jim Hyde and Team - Anchoring our motorcycle trainings, RawHyde Adventures will team up once again with BMW Academy to offer the best in adventure motorcycle education and a chance to test-ride the latest bikes.

 

CAMEL TROPHY Team

Duncan Barbour  - 40+ global expeditions, British Camel Trophy organizer, & 4x4 camera tracking expert for numerous films (Braveheart, Goldeneye, Gladiator)

Ken Cameron - U.S. Camel Trophy

Tom Collins - 1987 Camel Trophy participant; Camel Trophy Team Director

Andy Dacey - British Camel Trophy team participant

Don Floyd - U.S. Camel Trophy

Daphne Greene - U.S. Camel Trophy

Tim Hensley - U.S. Camel Trophy, winner 1993

Fred Monsees - U.S. Camel Trophy

Jim Swett - U.S. Camel Trophy

Jim West - U.S. Camel Trophy

CAMEL TROPHY REUNION, 2011 OVERLAND EXPO; THE TEAM SIGNED A POSTER PROVIDED BY PETE SWEETSER (FAR RIGHT) AND AUCTIONED IT FOR A CHARITY CAUSE.


meet Overland VIPS & Authors

Ted Simon, Jupitalia.com—Enjoy the stories of a motorcyclist twice round the world, first time in 1977 and again 25 years later. Always a delight and never a dull moment, chat with Ted at Happy Hour with Ted Simon find him at the author's tent and look for bestselling Jupiter’s Travels, Riding High, Dreaming of Jupiter and many more motorcycle tales. 

John Blashford-Snell, JohnBlashfordSnell.org.uk—This former British officer, author, and world-renowned explorer brings tales of his expeditions to the Overland Theater. Look for his slideshows, The Darien Breakthrough and Conquest of the Blue Nile, or search for him and his books, including Something Lost Behind the Ranges, at the author's tables.

Simon & Lisa Thomas, 2RideTheWorld.com—This traveling duo is not to be missed! Currently on the world's longest motorcycle journey by a team, check out their slideshow, Dusty Days of Freedom or see their decked-out bikes (2015 BMW R1200GSA & F800GS) during the "My Perfect Overland Moto" series.

 

Sam ManicomSam-Manicom.com—Author of adventure travel motorcycle books from 8 years around the globe, Into Africa, Under Asian Skies, Distant Suns and Tortillas to Totems, find him and his stories at the author's tent, or listen to tales of his latest adventures with slideshows: Norway: A traveller's challenge of a different kind, Overlanding Vietnam: Easy and awesome.

 

TeriAnn Wakeman, OverlandTravel.us—Look for her new book, The Essential Guide to Overland Travel in the United States and Canada, A resource for Independent Travel and Camping, to be launched at Overland Expo EAST or check out her 1960 Land Rover Dormobile during the "My Perfect Overland Vehicle" series.

 

 

Be sure to check the Author's tent at Overland Expo 2016 EAST to find the latest in travel stories and adventure tales.


Films by

Brad Barker, The Ride of My Life

 
 

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ALL PRESENTERS & INSTRUCTORS at OVERLAND EXPO 2016 west

 

  • Charly     Aurelia
  • Brad    Barker
  • Ross    Blair
  • John    Blashford-Snell
  • Tim    Bleau
  • Jim    Bordell
  • Roel    Bremmers
  • George    Bull
  • Ann    Caliri
  • Ken    Cameron
  • Russ    Chung
  • Tommy    Clapp
  • Frederick    Cook
  • Brenton     Cooper
  • Shannon    Cooper
  • Nick    D'Addario
  • Mared    Dacey
  • Alison    DeLapp
  • Steve and Julie    Edwards
  • Bill    Elwell
  • Mark     Farage
  • Joe    Flowers
  • Ryan    Gartin
  • Jason    Gatliff
  • Clark    Glenn
  • Tom    Hanagan
  • Jonathan     Hanson
  • Roseann    Hanson

 

  • David    Hoffman
  • Kelly & James    Howard
  • Grace    Howard
  • Tim    Huber
  • Carol    Hurst
  • Graham    Jackson
  • Mark    Kellgren
  • Alicia    Kent
  • Gary    Kibbee
  • Jayston    Landon
  • Sam    Manicom
  • Stephen    McClanahan
  • Bill & Mirtes    Pearlman
  • Bob    Rees
  • Rusty    Rice
  • Gio    Serrano
  • Dean    Shirley
  • Jason    Specht
  • Peter    Sweetser
  • Nick    Taylor
  • Lisa & Simon    Thomas
  • Brandon    Thompson
  • Jon & Emily    Turner
  • TeriAnn    Wakeman
  • Bevan    Walsh
  • Scott    Wickham Jr
  • Grant Wilson

Get outfitted, get trained, get inspired—get going. The world is waiting . . .

Image © Shanti Shipsky


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Instructor, VIPs & Staff, 2016 WEST 
Instructor, VIPs & Staff, 2015 EAST
Instructor, VIPs & Staff, 2015 WEST
Instructor, VIPs & Staff, 2014 EAST


 

Header image, Kenya Safari by Jonathan Hanson (ExploringOverland.com)