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Action/Expedition Photos 

Troy has adventured to some of the most remote corners of the planet.

Click on the photos for larger images.  All images copyright Troy Henkels collection.

 

Pulling Hard on the Bering Strait Expedition. 2005. Photo courtesy of Christian Hofmann.

Training in the severe tidal currents of Cook Inlet at Pt. Worinzof. 2004.     Photo copyright Troy Henkels.

Looking HOT in Nome Alaska.  Bering Strait Oddyssey 2005. Photo courtesy of Chrisitan Hofmann.

Snowkiting in Wales, Alaska. 2005

Photo courtesy of Chrisitan Hofmann.

Considering conditions on the Bering Strait. 2005.

Photo courtesy of Christian Hofmann.

 

 

 

Dixie & Troy on the Bering Strait. Wales, Alaska 2005.

Photo courtesy of Christian Hofmann.


Testing the waters in the Strait.

Photo courtesy of Christian Hofmann.

 

Bering Strait, Wales, Alaska. 2005.

Photo courtesy of Christian Hofmann.

Departure. Wales, Alaska. 2005.

Photo courtesy of Ellen Richard

Staying warm in very cold temperatures.

Photo courtesy of Circles.cc

 

Navigating broken ice on the perilous Bering Strait. Copyright Troy Henkels.

Camping near King Island on the Bering Strait.

Copyright Troy Henkels

 

Dixie Dansecoer and Troy just before pick up on the Bering Strait.            Copyright Troy Henkels.

Iditasport Adventure Race. February 2000. Alaska

 

Riding 2nd sled, Iditarod sled dog race 2002. Alaska. With Lisa Frederic.

Cresting Thompson Pass during the 200 mile Rireweed roadbike race.

Paragliding high over Alaska.

Paragliding Hatcher Pass, Alaska.

Paragliding Eagle River, Alaska.

Paragliding in early springtime.  Alaska.

Kiteboarding Alaska's infamous bore wave on Turnagain Arm. 2008.

Photo courtesy of Richard Murphy/Anchorage Daily News.

Catching up to the Bore Tide on Turnagain Arm. 2008. 

Photo courtesy of Ron Niebrugge/Wildnatureimages.com

Kiteboarding on Turnagain Arm. Photo courtesy of Calvin Hall.

Catching air on Turnagain Arm.

Making history kiteboarding in Antarctica. 

Photo courtesy of Laurent Dick.

Kiteboarding between icebergs in Bulls Bay.

Photo courtesy of Laurent Dick.

Kiteboarding with Adelie Penguins.  Antarctica. 2008.

Photo courtesy of Laurent Dick.

Kiteboarding in Ushuaia, Argentina. 2008.

Photo courtesy of Laurent Dick.

Kiteboarding at the tip of South America.  Photo courtesy of Laurent Dick.

Kiteboarding at Palmer Station, Antarctica. With the Euronav Belgica in the background. 2007.

Makes waves in South America. 2008. Photo courtesy of Laurent Dick.

Catching air on Turnagain Arm, Alaska.

Snowkiting in Denali National Park, Alaska. 2008. Photo courtesy of Laurent Dick.

Snowkitig on Otto Lake, Denali National Park, Alaska.  Photo courtesy of Laurent Dick.

Packrafting on Moose Creek, Denali Park, Alaska. 2008. 

Packrafting Moose Creek, Denali Park, Alaska.

Kiteboarding Bird Point, Turnagain Arm, Alaska. 2008.

Climbing icebergs in Antarctica. 2008.    Photo courtesy of Circles.cc

Climbing icebergs in Antarctica. 2007.

Photo courtesy of Circles.cc

Climbing Mt. Dickey. Denali National Park. 2008.

Trying to stay warm at -40F/C.

Photo courtesy ofCircles.cc

Paddling amongst icebergs on Prince William Sound, Alaska.  Photo courtesy of Ron Niebrugge/wildnatureimages.com

Paddling into a waterfall.  Prince William Sound, Alaska.  Photo courtesy of Ron Niebrugge/Wildnatureimages.com

Prince William Sound, Alaska.  Phtoto courtesy of Ron Niebrugge/Wildnatureimages.com

Packrafting in the Chugach Range, Alaska. 

Photo courtesy of Ron Niebrugge Wildnatureimages.com

Paddling in ice, Prince William Sound. 

Photo courtesy of Ron Niebrugge/Wildnatureimages

Paragliding in December in the Chugach Range, Alaska

Paddling Eagle River in December 2009.

Aerial Paragliding photography.  Fall 2009.

Paraglidinng off Bear Mountain.  Alaska 2009.

Paragliding Bear Mountain.

Paragliding Bear Mountain.

Being dropped off by the Russians at 89 degrees North.

Photo copyright Troy Henkels

Spectacular light on the Arctic ocean.    Photo copyright Troy Henkels

Pulling through a pressure ridge. 2010

Photo copyright Troy Henkels.

Jumbled iceblocks on the Arctic ocean. Photo copyright Troy Henkels.

An open lead keeps navigating interesting.  2010. Photo copyright Troy Henkels.

Preparing to take a swim in the Arctic ocean. April 2010. Photo copyright Troy Henkels.

Pulling hard through serious ice. 2010.  Photo copyright Troy Henkels.

Camping on the ocean. 2010.       Photo copyright Troy Henkels.

Kiting above 89 degrees North.

Photo copyright Troy Henkels.

The North Bound Quest team at THE North Pole. April 2010.                      Photo copyright Troy Henkels.