To date, Brett has led expeditions on the Mackenzie, Yukon and Mississippi Rivers - spanning a total distance of 9,000 kilometers and over a total of 10 months.
Brett is a river rat and tells stories about water through his expeditions. He has been featured in National Geographic Traveler, CBC Radio, Breakfast Television, Daily Planet, Canada AM, The Weather Network, ABC News, the National Post, and Waterkeeper Magazine. Brett has completed keynote presentations regarding his expeditions, highlighted by lectures at Columbia University, Louisiana Art and Science Museum, TEDx McGill, and the GreenXchange in Los Angeles, California.
Brett is a proud member of the Explorers Club
“The function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days trying to prolong them. I shall use my time!”
"You must trust your instincts."
"This is the Law of the Yukon, that only the Strong shall thrive;That surely the Weak shall perish, and only the Fit survive." Robert Service
"It is all too easy, should disturbance erupt, to crush them in the name of law and order. We must never forget that, in the long run, a democracy is judged by the way the majority treats the minority. Louis Riels battle is not yet won.
-Pierre E. Trudeau
"If your not willing to risk the possibility that your loss will be known by others, then you shouldn't compete."
"Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the things you did."