Mike Mohaupt, 24, is known as "Vegas" amongst the 2XtM crew. He grew up in Las Vegas, then studied aviation at the University of North Dakota - where he met the 2XtM/YogaSlacker crew. Mike has a natural eye for the North Dakota landscape. In college, he would randomly call people at 5am to drag them on impromtu photography trips to the NoDak countryside. Mike is also an accomplished action photographer - his photos for the World Junior Hockey tournament appeared in the New York Times, Sports Illustrated and Hockey USA. He also worked for the Grand Forks Herald as a staff photographer. Despite his photographic genius, Mike has chosen to endure the hardships of an airline pilot. FYI Ladies: He is currently VERY single...
Sean O'Connor, 26, is an action photographer who strives to capture the glint in the eye, the crux move, and the spirit of adventure and individualism. With over six years of professional experience, Sean is devoted to image creation, individual and business development, as well as working towards sustaining our most precious backdrop. His images have appeared in Climbing, Rock & Ice, Kiteboarding, and Backcountry magazine in addition to catalogs and websites for Prana and Ibex. For more information about Sean, go to www.freesolophotography.com. Sean is also working on an exciting project to climb the largest trees in the world while working to protect them. Check it out at ascendingthegiants.com
Blake Gordon, 26, photographer is an experienced skier and comfortable in alpine/winter environments. He has assisted James Balog (he's been published everywhere) with field installations in Iceland. He documented and participated in 'Spinning Southward': two brother's journey via bicycle from Alaska to Argentina. It took them 13 months and he documented in Central America and also South America.
Thrillhead Creations, Jesse Levine, 26 and Ellis Smith, 30, founders of Thrillhead Creations, are both veteran videographers with over 6 years experience each. They specialize in state of the art, high angle videography. They have shot on location for three consecutive years in the Chugach Mountain Range in Alaska, Tierra del Fuego Argentina coastal mountain ranges, Washington, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, and Canada. Currently on the road with the â€œKeep Winter White Tour and Film Releaseâ€ which will play at over 40 venues. 2XtM07 has a 4 min piece presenting our views, goals and aspirations.