Jimmy Lewis


Jimmy joined the X Overland team in 2022. With a background in outfitting, education, and writing, Jimmy works on applying his eclectic insight to our content creation and direction at XO. His predilection for carrying on meaningful conversations, along with his love of Overlanding and outdoor sports and adventure, make him the perfect [...]

Jimmy Lewis2023-09-19T10:24:08-06:00

Jessica Braun–Wildlands Firefighter and Owner/Founder of “Fire Break Management”


Jessica Braun is a former Forest Service Wildland Firefighter who has put her life on the line to protect others. With years of experience in the fire service, she has dedicated herself to keeping people and their property safe from wildfires. Jessica has worked as an EMT on multiple ambulances and Ski Patrolled [...]

Jessica Braun–Wildlands Firefighter and Owner/Founder of “Fire Break Management”2023-08-08T19:33:41-06:00

Leah Heffelfinger


Our new co-host, Leah Heffelfinger, is an outdoor-focused woman with a ceaseless spirit of adventure. A mother of two, Leah has competed in the Rebelle Rally as both a driver and navigator and has been a member of the XOVERLAND team for over a year now. She has always worked hard behind the [...]

Leah Heffelfinger2023-09-19T10:24:32-06:00