Kurt is a California native who began racing competitively in high school after he met a couple riding across the country while visiting Gettysburg on a family trip. Kurt is married and lives in Long Beach with his wife Stephanie and two sons, Kellan who is four and Kyler who is 10 months. He owns a consulting company that specializes in fitness center design and divides his time between his family, work, and training.
Kurt was one of four riders that won the 2016 Race Across America 4 man team and set the fastest time, beating the top 8 man team. Their team was filmed throughout the race and now they are releasing a movie, Four by 3000, about their winning journey.