The Real Van Life: Daniel Norris of the Milwaukee Brewers Talks About His Off-Seasons Filled with Remote Breakdowns & Plenty of Surfing
On Arrival Travel
Today we are lucky to have an amazing and unusual guest on the show! Daniel Norris is a professional baseball player, recently traded to the Milwaukee Brewers from the Detroit Tigers, and through this long and successful career as a player has managed to fit in some one-of-a-kind travel adventures in an old van with his surfboard! It was this exciting side to his life that made us eager to have Daniel on the show. We get to hear all about his trips, his minimalist philosophy, and how he has balanced the different parts of his life. Daniel started out on this path before it was as popular as it is today, buying a van with his first professional paycheck, and dedicating himself to learning surfing and staying as self-sufficient as possible. We get some great insight from Daniel about his favorite destinations, priorities on the road, and what he sees in his future, once he has retired from professional baseball. So for a unique and inspiring story, that is bound to make you consider taking surfing lessons, be sure to listen in! Today on On Arrival: • The story about Daniel's van and his bare-bones attitude to life and travel. • Maintenance on the road; how Daniel has kept his Westfalia running. • The worst breakdown that Daniel and a friend went through on the road to Oregon. • The few things Daniel can't live without in his van. • How Daniel's off-seasons have evolved over the years and his attitude to progress and improvement. • Daniel's love for old things and the possibility of upgrading his van in the future. • The lessons Daniel learned about packing for a road trip. • Advice for getting started with surfing and his favorite places to catch a wave. • Daniel's plans for his life after his baseball career and his hopes to continue traveling.Keep up with Daniel Norris and his travels on Instagram and Twitter. Check out our all-time favorite dinner boat cruise in Budapest.If you enjoyed this episode, subscribe to the show wherever you listen to podcasts. If you know someone who you think would enjoy this episode, please share it with them!Follow @onarrivaltravel on Instagram, Facebook, & TwitterDo you have a burning travel question? Visit www.onarrival.com to submit your question for KT & Jordan to answer on the next show!
Daniel Norris is a Christian professional baseball pitcher for the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball. He previously played for the Toronto Blue Jays and made his Major League debut with them in 2014. Away from baseball, Daniel likes to lead a simple life and loves to surf, write, read, shoot photos, enjoy the outdoors and explore creativity.Connect with DanielInstagram | HereConnect with EPOCH:Shop Our New Grass Fed Whey Protein Isolate | HereInstagram | @live.epochWebsite | www.yourepoch.com
Join hosts, Jake Fox and Alexy Posner as they sit down with Detroit Tigers stud pitcher, Daniel Norris. Daniel talks about staying true to himself, his journey to the Bigs, and how he has learned to create success. Grab a beer and belly up to the bar with us, we can't wait to chat!
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