A certified BMW off-road instructors and a three time Dakar Rally competitor when it comes to off-road riding there are not many instructors with Dons experience.
He has competed in world championship off road motorcycle rallies all around the world, including Morocco, Dubai, Tunisia, Italy, Chile, Peru Argentina, Mexico. He has competed as a member of Cyril Despres Factory KTM team in Sardinia Italy, and is a three time Dakar Rally competitor. He was Teamed with Simon Pavey on a Husqvarna supported team in the 2013 Dakar Rally, and finished 4th in his category at the Baja 1000 in 2010.
Don assisted Charley Boorman in the filming of the BC stage of Extreme Frontiers Canada. He was the featured adventure riding instructor on 12 episodes of the TSN series “Motorcycle Experience”, Don has instructed adventure riding courses with world renowned BMW Off Road Skills instructor his friend and mentor Simon Pavey.
Don is a sought after speaker, and regularly shares his amazing stories at clubs , business groups and motorcycle events across the country .
If you are looking for an exciting motivational speaker for your business, motorcycle or community event we strongly recommend Don. His stories on the Dakar rally are fascinating he has faced everything from hours lost in the Sahara desert to muggings to surviving a near death accident. Dons stories on overcoming challenge and obstacles are truly amazing and motivational.
Kevin has definitely followed in his dads footsteps. He started riding off-road motorcycles at the age of three,with the exception of time off due to injuries has been riding and racing ever since. He is a passionate mountain biker having raced mountain bikes throughout BC in his teens.
Kevin has adventure in his DNA and shares Dons love of adventure, he spent 6 months traveling though South America.He has twice followed the Dakar route cheering on his dad.
A very knowledgable off-road instructor his goal is to make you a safer and more competent off-road rider.