Getting to Know EarthCruiser Crew Member Tim - EarthCruiser

October 4, 2017 | Meet The EC Crew! | No comment

Meet Tim Funke

How long have you worked at EC?

2 Months

 

What do you like about working at EC? (Company and vehicles)

Talented and positive Crew

Knowledge and humble leadership

Most amazing vehicle I’ve ever seen

 

What experience do you bring to EC?

17 yrs. master automotive mechanic

Strong knowledge, understanding, and passion for overlanding.

 

What are your hopes for the industry?

The adventure travel becomes a staple in every person’s life or permanent lifestyle, paved roads are a waste of taxpayers money.

 

What do you hope to accomplish at EC?

To continue to produce the best overland vehicle in the world. Grow with the company and make it the best adventure business in the world!

 

Personal Questions:

Where were you born and raised?

Eden, NY

 

What is your dream vehicle?

My Land Cruiser (when it’s complete for off-grid)

 

What activities do you do in your spare time?

Exploring the forest and mountains.

 

What is your dream travel location?

Banff, AB to Deadhorse, AK

 

What is your spirit animal?

Owl

 

If you had a superpower what would it be?

To Fly

 

What would you buy if you won the lottery?

My parent’s retirement

 

What was the last book you read?

Into The Wild

 

If you could only eat and drink 1 item for the rest of your life what would it be?

Pizza and pizza

 

If you could switch lives with a cartoon character who would it be?

Yogi Bear

 

What scares you the most?

Robots

 

What is the craziest thing you have ever done?

Hiked 16 hours over 5 Adirondack High Peaks for New Year’s 2009. Then slept 16 hours in a sub-freezing temperature later to achieve ADK 46er status.

 

EarthCruiser Crew Member Tim