Presenter Name: Oakley and Austen Anslinger
Presentation Title: Top Ten American Adventures from the Eyes of a Nine Year Old and Her Little Sister
Presentation Description: Learn about the Top Ten North America Adventures from this nine year old and her seven year old sister who have traveled to over 40 states and explored dozens of National Parks. Their Explorations have included canoe camping, backpacking, rock climbing, hiking, and camping while enjoying classic road trips. See spectacular images and video of their favorite places from Death Valley, Arches, and Glacier Bay, to the Boundary Waters, Assateague island and along the Green River in Mammoth Cave. Experience the thrill of their first bear sighting in Yosemite and a bluff charge in Denali to the joy of summiting a classic peak like Old Rag in Shenandoah National Park.
Presenter Biography: Oakley (age 9) and her sister Austen (age 7), from Miamisburg, have traveled to over 40 states and some of North America’s most amazing destinations. From California’s Yosemite, Death Valley, and Joshua Tree to Utah’s Bryce Canyon, Zion, and Arches, Alaska’s Glacier Bay and Denali to the Great Smoky Mountains, Mammoth Cave and Shenandoah of the East, these 2 girls have seen more than most Americans do in a lifetime. Some of their top trips include canoe camping the Boundary Waters, backpacking in Western North Carolina and road tripping to over 30 National Parks while collecting dozens of Junior Ranger Badges along the way.
They enjoy overnight drives to get to quickly access amazing destinations but have also traveled by plane, train, bus, taxi, ferry, cruise ship, bike, canoe, foot, and on the backs of their parents.
When not traveling they enjoy dance, school, and running around doing nothing in particular.