Phil Freeman was born in Anchorage, Alaska and grew up between Alaska and Washington State until High School. He graduated from West High in Anchorage and went on to receive a Bachelors Degree in International Relations from the University of California at Davis. Phil was a Rotary Exchange student to Brazil in High School, an exchange student to Quito, Ecuado for a year when he was a university student, and an English teacher in Japan for two years. Phil speaks Portuguese, Spanish and Japanese fluently.
Jobs? In the past, Phil has posed as a busser, cocktail waiter, inner tube water polo referee, moose packer, sea kayak guide, fly fishing guide, river rafting guide, dish washer, ski instructor....until he started his own business, Alaska Rider Tours, in 1998. In 2008, the name was changed to MotoQuest to reflect the international nature of the business.
Phil rode a motorcycle for the first time at the age of 24. He founded MotoQuest with the idea of putting ordinary people in extraordinary situations.