Meet Max, the @tesla_addict! We had such fun talking to him and sharing his enthusiasm. In fact, we talked for such a long time, Rolf got a sunburn 😉 You can follow Max by subscribing to his YouTube channel.
Thanks for the interview, Max! Sorry Rolf talked so much ;-)…Haha…Some interesting ideas in there, though!!!
These past few months, which I’d call our ‘Social Media Warm-Up Phase’, we worked hard on getting the word out that hubby Rolf, Golden Lab Kye and I are going to cross Canada in a 100% electric Tesla Model X this summer to promote sustainable energy and zero-emissions transportation. I hope you’ve had fun following us so far! Now it’s time for a surprise:
The one thing we kept from you, the one thing we had planned from the start, but wanted to keep a secret for a little while longer, is…
On April 20, we happened to be in Houston TX on our way home to Victoria BC. The same day, Houston’s Rice University was screening the movie ‘Racing Extinction’. And to top it off, my inspiration # 2, right after Elon Musk, Leilani Münter, was going to be there as well. I was VERY excited to meet her, the ‘vegan hippie chick race car driver’ and environmentalist who drove the Tesla with the big projector and electroluminescent paint in the movie.
I had watched ‘Racing Extinction’ before. It made me cry then; it made me cry again in Houston.
David Suzuki is a legend, not only in Canada. A long time activist against climate change he’ll be celebrating his 80th birthday on March 24. When reflecting on his life, David wrote “For more than 25 years, I’ve studied and communicated about the seriousness of the climate crisis. It was the main reason my wife, Tara, and I joined other thinkers to start an environmental organization, which we named the David Suzuki Foundation (a name I initially rejected) — now celebrating its 25th year!” Read more.
After our 4,800mi/7,800mi trip in a Tesla Model S, we’re currently enjoying our vacation in The Bahamas. Since this doesn’t have much to do with our Promotion Tour for Sustainable Energy and Transportation, I’ve been keeping a low profile. Only a few nights ago has it dawned on me that The Bahamas actually has EVERYTHING to do with our Promotion Tour!
The Bahamas is one of the most low-lying countries in the world. It will lose 80% of land in this century due to climate change.