UCI Institute for Future Health: Initial Launch

An exciting journey here at UCI that has been in the works for the past 2 years has been a vision to connect trans-disciplinary teams to work on developing the future of human health. On July 11th, 2017, we had our first internal launch of this freshly minted Institute. A big thanks to Dr. Howard…

SoCal Enduro Race #7 @ Snow Summit

  Super stoked to get back into race mode with my first local race of 2017. 3 stages at Snow Summit definitely woke up the legs. Kept the bike upright and made a few mistakes, but pretty satisfied otherwise!

Ostrander Hut – Ski Touring in Yosemite

A dream come true to tour in Yosemite via the Ostrander Ski Hut. Celebrating the massive snowpack of the 2016-2017 winter in style, by slicing and dicing through the southern glacier cirque of Yosemite National Park. -Trip Photo Essay- Packed up some gear… Skin to the Hut… Get Cozy… Climbed Horse Ridge and Buena Vista…

Cybernetic Health

Here is an overview of the research in health and computer science at the Ramesh Jain Social Life Networks Lab at UC Irvine. PDF of Lecture

Bikepacking the Tahoe Rim Trail: Mt. Rose to Strawberry, CA

One of the ideas my buddies and I have been conjuring for a few months now is to bikepack the ridable section of the Tahoe Rim Trail in California in 3 days. We had a lot of planning and logistics to get Chris away for the weekend, Mike from Korea, Sean and myself away from…

Flying high!

A wonderful reunion with my childhood friend led to a flight down to Hollister Airport where we were able to get a first hand tour of the NorCal Fire aircraft and operations from a base stationed firefighter. Chetan and Eric were excellent companions for this adventure, and I am looking forward to spending more time with…

Exploring the American Southwest Desert – Spring 2016

The vast and amazing territory of the US Southwest desert is something I always had a dream of exploring. From the splitter cracks at Indian Creek to the rugged trails of Moab and Sedona, there is endless beauty in the desert. One of my best mates from UC Berkeley and I climbed and mountain biked our…

UCI Climbing Team completes 3rd Season

As the founder of the UCI Climbing Team, I am so proud and inspired by the athletes and climbers who continue to push the team to new heights. From our first year on, we have been making a splash to really boost the college climbing team concept, and as shown below people have taken notice such…

BikePacking Crystal Cove, CA

  Matt Redmond and I took off on a Friday evening from Newport Beach up to the local hills of Crystal Cove for some night riding to a secluded secret campground. It was my first proper bikepacking trip and we tested out our set up on the bikes in the name of bigger objectives in…