President of Global Expedition Adventures, Inc.. and
Lead Expert Guide for North Pole
April 10-28,1997 Participated the first American
Expedition team to fly a Hot Air Balloon over the North Pole, via Siberia.
February,1998 Participated and helped organize the successful Expedition
to the Deep Amazon River Region to airlift medical supplies the the Yanomami
Indians. This was the first visitation to the
Yanomami Indians by any group of
white people, in over 20 years, and was set to save the tribe from a malaria and cholera
epidemic that had been decimating the tribe. The Expedition was required hike
many miles into the
rain forest from the nearest landing strip.
April, 1998: Participated in the "Balloon over the
Pole" Expedition in which the first woman flew over the North Pole.
April, 1999: Organized the "American-Russian
Expedition" to the North Pole which also included 7 youngsters to the North
December, 1999/February, 2000: Organized the "Team
Sockeyes" Expedition to the South Pole. This became the first unassisted
land crossing of Antarctica from the continent Peninsula
near the Ronne Ice Shelf to the South Pole and back using Russian prototype
April, 2000: Organized the North Pole Expedition that
included the consulting and logistics for the first "Republic of China
Expedition to the North Pole". This expedition also placed the flag of Hong
Kong on the North Pole.
April, 2001: Organized the largest North Pole Expedition that
included 12 skiers that skied the "Last Degree to the Pole", as well
as organized the promotional considerations with Eagles Cry Productions
for the "North Pole Hot Air Balloon Rally, in which several balloons flew
over the North Pole and were filmed for a documentary. Global Expedition
Adventures, Inc. was
responsible for placing the first Philippine flag on the North Pole.
April, 2002: Organized the "First North Pole
Marathon"....a 26.2 mile classic runners marathon at the Exact Geographic North
Pole. And on April 11, 2002 the North Pole Marathon was run!! 12 runners from
all over the world participated in this event of the Century......Also, Curtis
organized two ski expeditions, one skydiving event, and 24 "Polar Explorers"
were taken to the North Pole that year by this "Seasoned North Pole Organizer".
April 2003: Curtis again organized skydivers from all
around the world, and 14 other tourists, and was responsible for safely
determining the precise logistics that allowed for every participant to reach
the Exact Geographic North Pole, and return safely back to their respective
April, 2004; Curtis celebrated his 10th year at
organizing logistics, and transportation for professional and general tourist
groups at the North Pole. This particular year, Curtis achieved transportation
that led to the first Iranian to reach the North Pole...showing the world, that
the North Pole was a place of PEACE, and unity of the nations on this Earth.
February 8-24, 2005; Curtis launched an expedition team
to climb the Catabla Glacier, located near Ushuaia, Argentina. He and his team,
reach the highest point of the glacier, and descended sucessfully without
mishap. This was a technical ice climb.
April, 2005: For 9 months, Curtis had organized and
worked with the Republic of China, in the preparations of successful logistics
for the Republic of China Ski Team, whom successfully reached the North Pole on
April 24, 2005. Furthermore, Curtis made possible the "2005 Skydiving
Celebration" that took place on April 12, 2005. He furthermore continued in
gathering more adventurists to reach the North Pole this year.
2005 to 2006; Curtis is currently busy organizing
logistics for an "assault" on the South Pole by ski. He will of course organize
logistics once again for the April, 2006 North Pole Expeditions, that will
include 3 ski teams, 2 separate events of skydiving, and 4 groups of general
tourists to the North Pole.