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Here at Thrill Appeal our mission is to make action sports and outdoor adventure super accessible. We believe that everyone should be able to experience and enjoy all that the world of action sports can offer, whether they are young or old. We knew that we wanted to help people learn more about these types of sports and activities, so we had an idea for a site that could become a repository of useful and fun information.

Thrill Appeal was born out of our passion and enthusiasm for outdoor sports and fun. We aim to be the place to visit when learning about outdoor action sports and adventure. We have a wide range of different types of information and content already on the site about numerous topics like bodyboards, kayaks, bikes, wetsuits, scooters, snowshoes, avalanche beacons and so much more. If it’s got to do with outdoor adventure sports, we have covered it or we will be covering it!

We offer up in depth how to guides, gear reviews, and comparisons on some of the most interesting sports activities in the world. Whether you want to learn how to skateboard, find the best scooter, or the learn the difference between a longboard and regular skateboard we’ve got you covered.

What is it about these types of sports that are so appealing? There are a number of things, to be honest. Many people today love the idea of getting away from their screens and heading out into the natural world to enjoy all that it offers. With this site, we’ve provided you with the guidance you need to enjoy adventure sports and open up a world of possibilities.

Consider all of the stress that the average day brings. You have a lot that you have to worry about from work to your social life and beyond. Living life in a state of stress isn’t good for you. Getting outside and enjoying life by experiencing a sport that you enjoy can help to reduce your stress and simply make you feel good. When was the last time you were actually able to enjoy yourself? Check out all of the gear and sports that we cover and fine one or two things that you think you’ll love.

No matter your age and no matter your favorite types of activities, we believe that there is some type of action sport for everyone. It might be biking, it might be skiing, or it might simply be traveling around on a scooter. There’s something for all.

Outdoor adventure sports push you to learn more not only about the activity itself but about yourself and your unlimited abilities. They expand your horizons and help you live for the moment.

We believe it’s important to cherish the moment and truly live the now as best as we can. Fortunately, we cover a wide range of different activities that can help you live in the here and now and get the most out of life.

So, take some time to check out all of the different information and articles that are on the site. When you do, you will find different sports that you might never have thought about trying before that really speak to you. Maybe you want to finally take advantage of living near the ocean and you want to go bodyboarding or diving. Maybe you want to take a trip to the mountains to go hiking or even snowshoeing in the winter.

Think about all of the great adventures that you can have if you just decide to get the gear you need and get up and out of the house. Getting out and being active is healthy for your body, your mind, and your spirit.

There is an infinite amount of places to see and things to explore and learn. We are hungry to learn and grow and hope that those that visit Thrill Appeal can enjoy the journey and hopefully learn something along the way.

Our Team

Mike founded Thrill Appeal as a passion project about all the outdoor sports he grew up enjoying. An avid skaterboarder and  snowboarder since early childhood his goal is to help people learn and explore all the amazing outdoor adventure sports has to offer.

Background: He grew up exploring all forms of sports, from soccer to swimming to basketball. He had a lot of energy so his mother would put him in all sports. As he got older he quickly gravitated toward action sports. It started with skateboarding and biking (BMX & MTB) and evolved from there. He grew up loving those old school 80s skateboard videos and BMX. 

When not managing Thrill Appeal he loves spending time with his family, friends, listening to music, and cooking.  

Email : hello@thrillappeal.com.

Brad is an avid BMXer. He picked up his first bike when he was 5 and never looked back. His favorited BMX rider growing up was Dave Mirra and loves the movie RAD. 

He enjoys his time riding, spending time with his girlfriend and dog, and traveling.

Email brad@thrillappeal.com

Lyndsey Page

Lindsey grew up in Colorado and was virtually born on snow. She’s a wicked snowboarder who loves exploring new places and riding.

Lindsey’s favorite snowboarding spots are (in not particular order): Aspen, Mammoth, Park City, Vail, and Lake Tahoe.

Email lyndsey@thrillappeal.com

Ryan Silva

Ryan is an extreme kite surfer. He grew up kayaking, fishing, and wakeboarding with his parents on the lake.

When Ryan isn’t shredding in on the waves he spends time with his riding his bike, canoeing, and surfing. He loves traveling, sushi, and music.