Emily is an Edmond native, while Dirk relocated from Wyoming to Oklahoma City for college in 2001. Emily is a graduate of The Art Institute of Dallas with a degree in graphic design. She returned home from college in 2005 and set roots in Oklahoma once again. Dirk studied music, art, and computer science at Oklahoma Christian, as well as the University of Central Oklahoma. He later joined the United States Army Reserves, and served 6 years as a Sergeant. He eventually deployed to Iraq from 2009-2010. Dirk and Emily married in 2013 and currently live in the heart of OKC.
Together they enjoy a life of adventure including off-road motorcycles, camping, hiking, scuba diving, rock climbing, snowboarding, surfing and finding their next adrenaline rush all over the world. Their ever-growing list of countries visited collectively includes Mexico, Canada, Honduras, Costa Rica, Germany, Indonesia, Ireland, Austria, Greece, Italy, Switzerland, and Belgium.
Check out their blog & videos page to keep up with their travels!