CEO with Kootenay Adaptive Sport Association (KASA)
Nakusp, British Columbia, Canada
Through his work in more inclusive outdoor recreation and sport, he has led KASA to a number of world firsts in the emerging sport of adaptive mountain biking, helping to bring British Columbia to the centre stage in development of this new sport. Not only does he focus on the growth of competitive sport, he is also an advocate for more accessible mountain biking trails for all. Since starting the KASA program, he worked directly with the implementation of over 100 km of more inclusive trails in the province and more around the globe. Mikes' background is in tourism development and brand management and is currently on an advisory board for the Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture and Sport, for the Province of BC, helping to raise issues of access and inclusion.