Abbott King grew up in Idaho where he fell in love with outdoor adventure sports at a young age. Shortly after high-school he started working for Lindblad Expeditions on the National Geographic Sea Lion and Sea Bird as an engineer and boatswain. When he is not working for Lindblad you can find him guiding adventure tours on Kauai or spending winters in Utah, Colorado, and Chamonix, France. He enjoys photography, mountaineering, mountain biking, skiing, kayaking, surfing and diving. He is a PADI Divemaster and has a U.S.C.G. 100 ton captains license. Currently he is going to school in Santa Barbara, California for marine technology.