Charles Scott

Adventure Speaker and author of "Daunted Courage: A Family's Bicycle Adventure on the Lewis and Clark Trail"

Charles R. Scott, a National Geographic-featured adventurer, encourages people of all ages to challenge their limits. Author of Rising Son: A Father and Son's Bike Adventure across Japan and Daunted Courage: A Family’s Bicycle Adventure on the Lewis & Clark Trail, he gives keynotes and executive workshops about developing an adventurous mindset. Charles has cycled over 7,000 miles with his young children across Japan, Iceland, Europe and the U.S., and has been featured in The New York Times, PBS, Outside Magazine and many other media outlets around the world. He is also a guide to disabled athletes and guided the first blind runner to cross the Grand Canyon and back nonstop and to complete the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu nonstop. Prior to founding the Family Adventure Guy, Charles worked at Intel Corporation for 14 years in a variety of management positions, including Director in Intel Capital, the corporation’s venture investment group. In his executive workshops, Charles offers ideas on using discomfort to your advantage, encourages informed risk taking, and shares “the secret to optimal performance.” For a brief excerpt of his talks, see:

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