Speaker Detail

Kelly Schwan
Unconventional Traveler

Kelly Schwan is an occupational therapist at a level 1 trauma hospital in Portland. As someone who works with people with disabilities every day and has been involved with wheelchair athletes at all levels, Kelly is excited to get a ground-level view of adaptive sports throughout the Americas. When she’s not working or riding her bike, Kelly likes to be traveling – exploring the accessibility of other cultures and being creative to overcome obstacles to see the beauty of the world. In 2013, Kelly and her fiancé, Seth, were named the National Geographic Travelers of the Year for their 10,000 mile journey traveled by bike and wheelchair from Portland to Patagonia.

Read more about Kelly on our blog.