Alex Chacon
Explorer & Documentary Filmmaker
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Alex Chacón travelled 125,946 miles through 36 countries on five motorcycles to produce this pretty stunning selfie film. He is a graduate of the University of Texas where he graduated with Honors in Biomedical Sciences, Nutrition and Chemistry. Before beginning his doctoral studies he embarked on conquering his lifelong dream of traveling the world the most adventurously way possible by motorbike, committed to documenting his adventures while raising awareness and funds for charitable causes. Chacón has completed numerous trips in the past, all to raise money for charity. He speaks perfect Spanish and English. Thanks to the success of his blogging, writing, and capturing of his own personal Motorcycle Diaries, he was able to document this epic adventure in a whole new interactive and in-depth way never captured before, through unique pictures, videos and viral YouTube films like, “The Modern Motorcycle Diaries”. His body of work has been featured around the world in thousands of magazines, newspapers, and international and national news programs. He has also collaborated in professional productions like “Highest Road in the World”.

Alex regularly speaks at corporate seminars, charitable events, international film festivals and other events to talk about his Modern Motorcycle Diaries travels and charitable expeditions around the world. He speaks about its challenges, rewards, triumphs and the extreme nature of this exotic and powerful way to travel the world. All in a fun, incredible, inspirational and motivational experience and presentation for the audience and public to learn, get motivated and enjoy from, while bringing fresh light and new perspective to charitable causes and global issues.

Alex has a visual library of pictures and videos of some of the most spectacular and engaging places and people on earth! This material makes his presentations captivating and engaging, taking the audience on an epic first person motorcycle adventure around the world as seen through his eyes in HD. He explains about his struggles photographing places never seen before, dealing with politically corrupt officials and countries he’s encountered, remote places and situations where his life was in jeopardy, and the unique challenges of nature including hurricanes, tornadoes, sub-freezing temperatures and more.

His story dates back 10 years when he departed on his first trip solo on a dirt bike around over 40 U.S. states and Canada at age 16 to discover himself and the world. He experienced struggles and challenges through adolescence and finding the courage to leave his home, family and friends behind to circumnavigate the globe and become the accomplished world traveler and adventure rider he is today.

Official Site: Modern Motorcycle Diaries
Video: Highest Road in the World
Article: Modern Motorcycle Diaries
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