Education Sept 1994 – June 1996 Langara College Vancouver, BC, Canada. Received Diploma in Recreation Facilities Management 1996
Professional Experience Apr 1997 - present Executive Producer/Owner Trex Entertainment Inc. Specializing in event & television production, scripting for voice over & planning for live event Announcing. TREX Entertainment offers creative production from conception to completion for broadcast programs, sales & promotional videos, and biographies.
Client List: Red Bull GmbH. Eurosport Ltd. UCI - Union Cyclism International Smaragd Medien GmbH. Rebel Productions GmbH. Peter Mang Films Tonix Films BMC GmbH. – Boardercross Marketing and Consulting Eyes Wide Open GmbH. Peak Sports and Entertainment Llc. Swatch International AG. Siemens mobile and Siemens Financial Services Sony Ericsson Europe MTV Europe
May 2002 – present English Voice Over Talent - Eurosport Ltd. As one of the native speakers for Eurosport and Eurosport 2, I am responsible for the pre broadcast script check and live on air commentary of various action sports programs. Eg. Olympic Snowboard disciplines, The X-Games live, The AST Dew Tour live, Red Bull Crashed Ice and X-Fighters, ASP Surfing weekly report, Youth Only Zone (YOZ) and more.
Mar 2007 - Apr 2008 Producer / Host – “Wicked Wheels” Series I created, produced and hosted a mountain bike travel and personality series named Wicked Wheels. Responsibilities included, budgeting, acquiring sponsors, scheduling, booking crew and arranging travel & accommodations. Wicked Wheels was produced in 4 countries, Germany, Austria, Sweden and Canada and included stars from the scene, resort and travel information.
Apr 1991 - Sep 1999 Performer and Announcer - Zero Gravity Action Stunt Team Founded the Zero Gravity stunt team and was responsible for coordinating and planning events, contests & shows with up to 10 athletes in 3 different disciplines, in-line skate, Skateboard and BMX. Managing sponsorship deals and liaising with partners and clients. Performing in and announcing live shows across Canada and promoting the team and our show to future clients. We also worked as a promotional tool for numerous marketing companies, radio stations and sports events.
Affiliations/Memberships Member of the DJFV - Deutscher Fachjournalisten-Verband (German Journalistic Association) since 2005. IMBA - International Mountain Bicycling Association (Trail Builder status) since 2005
Interests I enjoy playing Ice Hockey and cycling (DH, Dirt jump, Street, Cross country, cruising, cyclocross). I'm a trained bike mechanic and I like to tinker with my bikes. I also love gadgets, (iPhone and all things Apple) and Movies, DVD's and Music.
Experience International Television and event production From concept to completion, including live productions since 2000.
Camera operator Pro-sumer camera i.e. Panasonic HVX 200, HPX 171, Sony Z1, Etc.
Qualifications 20+ years experience in action sports. Pro rider, announcer, event organizer. 10+ years experience with International television sports productions and sports event organization. Final cut pro on-line editing for video and film (basic for rough cuts) Logic Express for audio editing and mixing
Languages English (First language) German (Good knowledge)
Awards Gerrick Memorial award for Leadership Excellence Award, 1989