Meet the host and the teams taking on this amazing lower CO₂ emissions challenge
In The Great Travel Hack two teams will have to battle it out to travel 4,800 kilometres across the US using the lowest CO2 emissions possible. Who are the teams bold enough to take on the challenge? And who’s guiding them on their way?
A-list actress and sitcom star Kaley Cuoco, host of The Great Travel Hack Season 1
Team Alpha: Damon & Jo
Team Omega: Sara Dietschy & John Hill
Sara & John head to the Hoover Dam in an electric powered motorboat
Sara & John ride across the Hoover Dam in Episode 1 on electric powered Tern E-Bikes
Damon & Jo head to Vegas on Scorpion FS 26 Plus recumbent bikes
Damon & Jo riding electric powered Honda Uni-Cubs
John & Sara riding on electric powered Segway Drift W1's
Damon & Jo benefiting from some real horse power
John & Sara popping along on the electric powered Onewheel XR+
The teams await instructions from Kaley in Telluride
Kaley Cuoco announces the winners of The Great Travel Hack
Kaley Cuoco is best known for portraying ‘Penny’ in the long running hit comedy ‘The Big Bang Theory’.
The show has garnered her two People’s Choice Awards, A Critics’ Choice Television award and consistently brings in record breaking ratings each week.
Most recently she starred in Matthew McDuffie’s independent drama ‘Burning Bodhi’.
Prior to that, she was seen alongside Josh Gad and Kevin Hart in Screen Gems’ ‘The Wedding Ringer’, as well as having starred in family comedy HOP opposite James Marsden and Russell Brand.
Team Alpha: Damon and Jo
Damon and Jo are travel experts, authors, digital content creators, innovative multi-lingual entrepreneurs and owners of international media company ‘Shut Up And Go’, and who Forbes describe as one of the Top 5 Travel Influencers. More than their titles, they are also best friends from college whose hard work has allowed them to build a career that involves travelling the world while learning something new every day.
Team Omega: Sara and John
Sara Dietschy is a New York City-based content creator who explores the intersection of technology and creativity through her self-titled YouTube channel and her podcast ‘That Creative Life’.
John Hill is a professional skateboarder who runs his own production company ‘Planet Melee’; a merchandise business ‘The Small Screen’; a non-profit charity ‘Progress Daily’ that donates to charities fighting to improve conditions for animals, and ‘Tropolis’, a YouTube channel/Podcast showcasing the authentic voices of New York Creators.
More in the Great Travel Hack
Check out behind the scenes footage and follow the routes the two teams took from LA to NYC.
Watch The Great Travel Hack and find out who was victorious in this amazing lower CO2 challenge.
Meet the super brainiacs monitoring every move of the two teams on The Great Travel Hack.
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