Owner and managing director, Curtis is originally from the USA but has lived in Europe for much of the past 20 years. His passion for biking and hiking is decades old and includes numerous long-distance tours in North America, Europe and Southeast Asia. Before starting this company in 2012, he worked with the International Red Cross for many years. More importantly, that is how he met a Norwegian girl who is now his wife and together they have three young children.
The Lead Tour Guide at Viking Biking & Hiking, Josh is an expert in outdoor life and tourism in Oslo, with a master's degree in comparative outdoor living from the Norwegian Sports College and plenty of work experience in both the city's forest and islands. Much of the website, maps and brochures have been done by Josh, who is returning for his eighth season in 2021.
A local to the Oslo region, Bekka has extensive experience in outdoor guiding, both in Oslo and all around Scandinavia. While she holds a masters degree in Comparative Outdoor Living from the Norwegian Sports College, Bekka also has a real passion for the arts and all things creative. Since summer 2020, Bekka has been a member of the Viking Biking & Hiking Board of Directors.
Ready for his sixth season with Viking Biking & Hiking, Patrick is both a local and an expat at the same time. Born and raised in the Oslo region, Patrick's family is also Irish and English yet thanks to his passion for gaming, he speaks native English with a slight American accent. He recently completed his bachelor's degree in IT, but can't give up the guiding quite yet because who wouldn't love taking customers on bike tours and nature walks in the summer!
Romek, like many of the other expat employees at Viking Biking, is in Norway for love. Originally from the UK, he is now a master's student at university in Oslo. Romek has also worked in numerous restaurants and bars in the city, so if you are looking for some good recommendations on where to go after the tour, Romek is the right guy to ask!
Håkon brings a positive vibe every day to the tours. Passionate about dance and a former youth leader for a local ecological organisation, he is full of energy and ready to share this green city in an active way. He started with Viking Biking & Hiking in 2019 and loves to share his city with international visitors from around the world.
A native of Scotland, Niamh is in Oslo to be with her nearly 2 meter Viking man. She started in 2019 and brings a huge amount of information about the restaurant and bar scene. Having worked as a bartender, brewer and employee at the local wine monopoly, she can tell you all about the history of drink in Norway.