Triumph of the Spirit: He has traveled to 40 countries around the world on assignment for national publications, what it takes to survive; then thrive in the wilderness — or any challenging situation
- Adventurer Michael Modzelewski has trekked the African Veld,
Michael Modzelewski, adventurer has trekked the African Veld, swum with Killer Whales, run a marathon on the Great Wall of China, and now — this courageous and fit adventurer would like to share the magic and excitement with you.
Michael Modzelewski is a Correspondent / Co-Host for EarthWise — the anchor TV show on the Outdoor Life channel, featuring all the powers and nuances of the Natural World. Michael is a roving Correspondent for the national radio show The Good Life, reporting from the field on his adventures all over the world.
He has traveled to 40 countries around the world on assignment for national publications, what it takes to survive; then thrive in the wilderness — or any challenging situation.
After living dateless on the island, upon returning to civilization Michael was startled to find he had been chosen Cosmopolitan Magazine’s “Bachelor-of-The-Month” and AlaskaMen Magazine’s centerfold story. After receiving 5,000 letters from women all around the world, he married one of the correspondents. Modzelewski’s latest book, Men Don’t Understand is being made into a major motion picture.
“Michael Modzelewski is the John Muir of our times. Like Muir, he provides quiet and reverential observance of nature and our own humanity, while interjecting riveting narratives of unanticipated death-defying adventures. His writing is visceral and poetic, alternately humorous and heart-rending, able to sweep the reader seamlessly into his world. I have spent happy hours with his writing.” — Michael’s inspirational and entertaining speeches have received rave reviews and standing ovations from audiences world-wide. He has been awarded The Key To The City across the United States. He is a celebrity speaker on cruise ships; and Michael has been featured on many national TV shows, including “A Closer Look with Faith Daniels,” Bill Cosby’s “You Bet Your Life,” and is a frequent guest on the Oprah Winfrey Show. Michael’s action-packed life was dramatized in the New York City off-Broadway play: LIFEGAME.
Books by Michael Modzelewski
- Angeles Crest: A Memoir about world travels, ultramarathon running, and metaphysics
- Inside Passage: Living with Killer Whales, Bald Eagles, and Kwakiutl Indians
- Men Don’t Understand