When purpose
meets passion,
magic happens.

Explore the many roads that led here to understand how wildly different experiences are the key to informing wildly unconventional perspectives.

“It’s that infectious drive to continue pushing your own limits that often leads to the most remarkable revelations about self and society, the world, and how you can make a difference in it.”

From Mountains to Marketing

From climbing some of the world’s tallest mountains to co-founding Trainual, Jonathan's life has been marked by unexpected moments. Travel through the timeline below to see how this wanderlust has led him to create content for big-name brands and nonprofits alike.

2021

What’s next? Who knows what the future holds, but exciting things are coming soon…

Los Cabos Humane Society
Jonathan and Alex made content for Los Cabos Humane Society to help support ongoing adoption efforts.

Jonathan's wife with rescue animals.

Rescuing Pika
Featured by The Dodo, this story is about an effort to bring stray dog, Pika, to the United States as the first international rescue with the Haiti Street Dog Project.

2015

Explore Inspired Iceland, Winter Expedition

Exploring Iceland.

Aconcagua, Argentina—22,841 ft

2012

Mount Rainier, WA—14,411 ft
Pyramid Peak, CO—14,026 ft
Castle Peak, CO—14,278 ft
Hayden Peak, CO—13,561 ft

2010

Old Spice Adventure
Jonathan was sent by Old Spice to Zermatt, Switzerland to document promotional challenges and create social media content for the launch of the brand’s Matterhorn deodorant.

2020

Let's call this one "Work from Home"

Trail Ultramarathon, VT 50k

Road Trip: Idaho, Wyoming & Montana

Scenic view of Idaho.

Mauna Kea, HI—13,803 ft

2018

Launched Trainual

26.2 Trail Marathon, VT

Mount Shasta, CA—14,179 ft

2017

On the Road in America
Promotional work for Rack Attack, Yakima, Cotopaxi, Adidas, HEX, Carved, and Sierra Designs on a cross-country road trip.

Biker on open desert road.

Splitboarding Denali, AK—20,310 ft
Jonathan was awarded the American Alpine Club Live Your Dream Grant and set off to climb Alaska's Denali as the follow-up expedition to the Between The Peaks project.

Jonathan on top of a mountain in Denali.

Elephant Nature Park, Thailand

Elephants in Thailand.

NBC Spartan Ultimate Team Challenge
Representing Boston, Jonathan was a Season 1 competitor on the competitive team obstacle course show.

Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania—19,341 ft
He summited the world’s tallest freestanding volcano as part of promotional work for Miyar Adventures and the Old Spice Hardest Working collection.

Jonathan hiking Mt. Kilamanjaro.

Sailing Adventure, Horn Island, Gulf of Mexico

2014

Mount Hood, OR—11,250 ft

2009

New Zealand
Five months adventuring in the South Island of New Zealand would ignite a spark that changed everything after.

2021

What’s next? Who knows what the future holds, but exciting things are coming soon…

2020

Work from Home

2017

On the Road in America
Jonathan completed promotional work for Rack Attack, Yakima, Cotopaxi, Adidas, HEX, Carved, and Sierra Designs.

Biker on open desert road.

Los Cabos Humane Society
While in Cabo, Jonathan made his way to the Los Cabos Humane Society to spend a couple of afternoons caring for and walking the pups! There were some incredible, playful companions just waiting for the right family to find them.

Jonathan's wife with rescue animals.

Splitboarding Denali, AK—20,310 ft
Jonath was the awarded the American Alpine Club Live Your Dream Grant and traveled to Denali, Alaska as the follow-up expedition to the Between The Peaks project.

Jonathan on top of a mountain in Denali.

Rescuing Pika
Jonathan fell in love with a stray dog he named Pika while hiking and volunteering in Desab, an off-the-grid mountain community in Haiti. Featured by The Dodo, this story features Jonathan’s story to bring Pika to the United States as the first international rescue with the Haiti Street Dog Project.

Elephant Nature Park, Thailand

Elephants in Thailand.

2016

Discovering Desab, Haiti
Jonathan and his wife, Alexandria, journeyed to an off-the-grid village deep in the mountains of Haiti and produced a film for CLIF Bar.

NBC Spartan Ultimate Team Challenge
Representing Boston, Jonathan was a Season 1 competitor on the competitive team obstacle course show.

Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania—19,341 ft
He summited the world’s tallest freestanding volcano as part of promotional work for Miyar Adventures and the Old Spice Hardest Working collection.

Spartan Race 2x Trifecta & World Championships

Jonathan hiking Mt. Kilamanjaro.

2015

Explore Inspired Iceland, Winter Expedition

Exploring Iceland.

Horn Island Sailing Challenge, Gulf of Mexico

2014

Mount Hood, OR—11,250 ft

2012

Mount Rainier, WA—14,411 ft
Pyramid Peak, CO—14,026 ft
Castle Peak, CO—14,278 ft
Hayden Peak, CO—13,561 ft

2010

Old Spice Adventure
Jonathan was sent by Old Spice to Zermatt, Switzerland to document promotional challenges and create social media content for the launch of the brand’s Matterhorn deodorant.

2009

New Zealand
Jonathan spent five months in the South Island of New Zealand where his wanderlust began.

To discover more of Jonathan’s adventures around the world, visit Explore Inspired, a travel media site and home of The Stokecast.