Awards & Achievements

  • Featured at .diabetesdaily.com https://www.diabetesdaily.com/blog/be-extreme-seven-lessons-for-people-with-diabetes-doing-extreme-and-adventure-sports-546509/

  • Created ‘The Jump’, a film on a bungee jump we did at the Grand Canyon (The Navajo Bridge)

  • Created ‘Alaskan Waters’, a film featuring a No Limits sea kayak expedition in Sitka, Alaska. For people with type 1 diabetes

  • 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo 2017 - with Team No Limits (all of the team have type 1 diabetes)

  • Created 'You Only Live Once', a film to feature Team No Limits (four mountain bikers with type 1 diabetes) at the 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo & feature the event - 2017 (on this website (videos/films) and on my YouTube page (davenevins)

  • My photos were used to help create the book 'Legends of the Road' from the Race Across America 2017

  • Oracle Rumble-The Arizona Trail Association 2017 (32 miles)

  • Featured by the American Diabetes Association on their Diabetes Stops Here blog:

    http://diabetesstopshere.org/2016/06/24/daves-diabetes-story/?fbclid=IwAR1xLrI2Pz_06Ue1f5oDzGDg-hAMy7qbbL7gkrZ9yFR8RyQgjY_rXtNlpyY

  • Colossal/Vail 50/50 Arizona Trail Run 2016 (34 miles)

  • Medtronic Global Hero

  • Medtronic Ambassador - current

  • Steve Reifenstuhl Award (Sitka Health Summit - Sitka, Alaska)

  • Race Director - No Limits Sitka Sound Ocean Swim (5k/10k, Sitka, Alaska-two years)

  • Lead Adventurer - No Limits (diabetes adventure group, Sitka, AK, Boise, ID)

  • Climbed Mt. Rainier (twice)

  • Pederson Ridge Rumble (35 mile run)

  • Ran 3 marathons

  • Rode bicycle from Tucson, AZ to Yorktown, VA

  • Rode 165 mile bicycle race - Cochise Classic

  • Director - Banff Mountain Film Festival (Sitka, Alaska)

  • Director - Banff Mountain Film Festival Radical Reels Tour (Sitka, Alaska)

  • Pepsi Hotshot Basketball Contest (top 8 in the U.S. one year and top 24 in the U.S. year before). Competitions at half time during NBA games in Phoenix, AZ and Los Angeles, CA

  • Created Sea Kayaking Expeditions through No Limits.

  • Created the No Limits Dive for Diabetes (sky dive event). Possibly the biggest sky dive event in the Pacific Northwest that year

  • Created the No Limits Over the Edge event (bungee jump)

  • On crew for the Go Fast Games (Royal Gorge, Canon City, Colorado)

  • Received the Banff Film Fest Sitka award to fund a No Limits Sea Kayak Expedition and to create the film 'Sugar Free Ocean'

  • On the Race Across America Media 1 team

  • Involved with the Race Across America (7 years). Includes 1 year as crew for Team Type 1 and 2 years on crew for Team Type 2

  • Sitka Mountain Rescue team (Sitka, Alaska)

  • Sitka Sound Ocean Adventure Race (Sitka, Alaska) 10.7 nautical miles in a Tlingit Warrior Canoe

  • BBAD Tour (Border to Border Against Diabetes - Arizona/Utah border to Idaho/Utah border

  • Co-author of 'Boise Backcountry Adventures' Comprehensive 327 page trail book for the Boise, Idaho area. We ran all the trails (over 1,000 miles) except the canyoneering sections.

  • Featured on the American Diabetes Association website http://www.diabetesforecast.org/2009/dec/athlete-with-type-1-diabetes-tackles-extreme-sports.html

  • Featured athlete at the North American Diabetes & Exercise Conference (put on by Insulindependence in San Diego)

  • Terry Lorts Award - El Tour de Tucson (Outstanding rider with diabetes)

  • Director for the No Limits Open Water Swim Clinic (Sitka, Alaska)

  • 4th Place - Free Throw shooting contest for Washington state (in my age division)

  • 2 Skydives (Tandem)

  • 1 Base Jump (Tandem)

  • 40- ish Bungee Jumps and bridge rope swings, bridge rope jumps

  • Green River Community College Meritorious Scholarship

  • Offered a spot on the Red Bull Divide and Conquer Team for an event in Durango, CO

  • Dean's Honor List - Eastern Washington University

My Media Being Used

  • The Weather Channel - Social brand Pattrn - Just received a request and will be working with them
    to provide media.

  • GPA Tokyo (Japanese Production) for Japanese TV - The World’s Tallest Bungee Jumps

  • Outrun The Sun - Natural History New Zealand / United States office
    Program - Nature Calls