Interviews

In the fall of 2020, the Adventurers’ Club was forced to shut its doors for the first time in it’s 100 year history. Rather than let the COVID-19 Pandemic silence the stories of adventure, the club began broadcasting weekly interviews with local adventurers. These are those stories-

Jun 2020

World's Most Traveled Person with Bill Altaffer

Bill Altaffer, Member #1095, is arguably the world's most traveled person. Many members of the Adventurers' Club are well-traveled, however, Bill ranks among the most traveled people in the entire… Watch the interview here!



Below the Surface with Andre Navarro

Andre Navarro, is a Freediver, Ocean Videographer and Adventurer. As a teenager, he lived for catching big waves body boarding at Huntington and Newport during the storm swells. In his… Watch the interview here!



A 3 Year Trek Around the World with Kevin Lee

Kevin Lee is a prolific traveler. Working a corporate job in Seoul, he resigned and embarked on an open-ended three year solo adventure around the world. Along the way he… Watch the interview here!



Expeditions and Advocacy with Jim Dorsey

Jim Dorsey is an explorer and award winning author who has spent two decades visiting some of the most remote tribal cultures on earth. His driving goal has always been… Watch the interview here!



May 2020

Summer Vacation in Northern Iraq and Pakistan with Marc Weitz

Northern Iraq and Pakistan aren’t people’s usually choice for summer vacation, but for Marc Weitz, their edgy reputation and chance for adventure hit the spot. Hearing about these places on… Watch the interview here!



Adventures of a Deep-Sea Explorer with Richard Slater

The club's newest member, Dr. Richard Slater, will take us through his career diving around the world. From his start diving Laguna Beach, Richard went on to dive the nuclear… Watch the interview here!



Being the Adventure with Mike Escamilla

Mike Escamilla spent the last 25 years as a pioneer in the sport of BMX cycling. He has traveled all over the world and has over 60 countries under his… Watch the interview here!



Chuck Jonkey's Exotic Worlds and Sonic Safaris

Chuck Jonkey, Member #1026, is an adventurer, composer, musician, and filmmaker who transforms his wild experiences into sound, music and film. Chuck’s exotic adventures have taken him to the furthest… Watch the interview here!



Apr 2020

Earthwalk 2019 and the We Are Mother Earth Initiative with Jenny Carrington

In 2019, Jenny took a walk- from Delaware to Los Angeles to raise awareness of the SpARK 4 Humanity Initiative, which will deploy 400 Spark Pods around the world, making a measurable difference on our carbon emissions and our mindset for solving other climate challenges.Watch the interview here!



Misadventures in the Ancient Himalayan Kingdoms with Kendall Hudson

Kendall Hudson, Member #1206, discusses his trek with his wife through the Himalayas. In 2007, Ken and his wife Gloria embarked on a three week journey through some of the… Watch the interview here!



Classic Adventure with Rob Quist

Rob's first real adventure he counts as his trip to Europe in 1964. When he was 21 years old he took a 9 month trek hitch-hiking through Canada, the US,… Watch the interview here!



Bryan Kresie- Bagging Local Peaks

Bryan Kresie, Member #1186, brings us his stories of summiting the tallest peaks in the region. Anyone with a penchant for mountain climbing should tune in to get some great… Watch the interview here!



Buying a Sailboat with Matt Nadu

Matt Nadu, Member 1204 talks about his decision to buy a sailboat in search of adventure. Just past the honeymoon phase with his nautical bride, Matt will take us through… Watch the interview here!



Mar 2020

Diving Southern California with Stew Deats

At twelve years Stew went to Avalon on the S.S. Catalina, otherwise known as the Big White Steamship. He was with a couple of kids from middle school, no parents,… Watch the interview here!



Inaugural Broadcast

Tonight a few members from the Club's leadership met to close down the club and setup a studio to conduct interviews. We found old lights up in the projection booth,… Watch the interview here!