Hendrik Broekelschen

Hendrik Broekelschen

When not leading active travel adventures around the world -- believe it or not, it's his job -- Hendrik strives to be involved with his communities, both direct and global. Whether bike touring across Spain or stomping around his home in Portland, OR, Hendrik likes to connect with the people around him. Especially if coffee is involved. In addition to his current work at The Manual, Hendrik enjoys writing short stories and travel pieces that encourage others to be bold in their life choices.

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The Best Beard Trimmers to Tame Your Wild Whiskers

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You're a quitter. Sometimes. But you've also reached a number of goals throughout your life to get you here. So what differentiates your successes from your failures?