Dave was born in Caledonia, Minnesota, on July 16, 1939. In 1957 after graduating from high school in Waseca, Minnesota, he went to work for the Waseca County Highway Department. Dave stayed with the highway department for eleven years. During that time he spent many evenings at school an he eventually attained the position of Engineers Surveyor. On June 20, 1970 he walked out of town with his brother John and the rest is history.
Since completing the first verified walk round the earth Dave has been telling his AWESOME STORY at schools and clubs across the U.S.A. and Australia. Click here for comments from people who have experienced the Earthwalk story with slides presentation.