Scott’s Adventures

These are stories of Scott’s adventures through life, like riding a bicycle around the world, being the Cultural Ambassador to Argentina and…  hopefully, many more, big and small. I invite you along for the ride to discover, learn and become a better person and make the world a better place.

Scott doing jumping jacks on a frozen lake
Backyard Adventures

Jumping jacks on a frozen lake

Here’s another item to add to your bucket list. Walking on top of a frozen lake is a simple and fun adventure many people can do near their home.

Scott Stoll Shuttle Bike Kit Ohio River
Scott's Adventures

Scott’s World Record

I’ve done many things, but I don’t hold any world records until now. I am the first person to ever cross state lines by riding a bicycle over a river!

Scott Stoll Shuttle Bike Kit Boat
Scott's Adventures

Aquatic Bicycle Ride

If you didn’t know, I rode a bicycle around the world, and the most popular question was: “How did you ride a bike across the ocean?” My favorite joke was to say: “I just put extra air in the tires.” Now the joke has come true.

Book Cover. A travelers guide to Mars.
Scott's Adventures

Martian Babies

When my girlfriend found out I qualified to be a Martian astronaut she wasn’t supportive. “Honey, just think, we could have the first Martian babies ever!” and other funny things people say.

Prototype habitats line up on Mars
Scott's Adventures

My Quest to Bicycle Mars

In case you didn’t hear, I made round 2.5 of the Mars One project and my quest to be the first person to bicycle two planets. Listen to my NPR interview.

Scott's Adventures

1,058 Mars One applicants make first cut

I am one of the 297 people selected from the United States, half which are woman and about 75 in my age group. I am excited to be part of this! Even in a thousand years everyone will remember the first trip to Mars.

Nelson Mandela's bathroom bucket
Big Ideas

An unusual tribute to Nelson Mandela and his bucket

This may not be what most people would expect, but it is a personal story about what impressed me about the character of a man that is sure to be legendary. During my travels in South Africa I visited Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned and did hard labor breaking rocks for 23 years.

Scott dipping his bicycle wheel in the Mississippi River at the end of RAGBRAI XLI
Scott's Adventures

The world’s largest bike ride

I’ve been told many times: “You haven’t cycled the world until you’ve cycled RAGBRAI.” And, now I know why!

Prototype habitats line up on Mars
Scott's Adventures

Scott Applies to be Mars astronaut

Scott applied to go to Mars and help establish a colony in 2023 — and so can you! Here is my application letter and video — it’s about inspiring humanity.

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