Nov 22, 2022
David Ellingson
Paddle-Pilgrim please see for more info

Adventurer, author, and speaker David Ellingson is most well known for his Paddle Pilgrim booksHe is a:

  • Kayaker who paddled the Mississippi River (2350 miles) and the Erie Canal/Hudson River to the Statue of Liberty (500 miles) and the Sogne and Hardanger Fjords in Norway.
  • Lutheran pastor who has served on college campuses, congregations and in regional leadership 
  • Master Gardener and creator of the Rooftop Garden on the college parking garage.
  • Former distance runner (Boston Marathon and Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run) and Hawaii Iron-Man Triathlete
  • Husband and father of five grown children residing in Edmonds, Washington.