Karl von Zwehl

Operations and Logistics Coordinator, No Barriers Warriors

Originally from Central New York, Karl grew up playing sports and joined the Air Force at the age of 19. Stationed in Colorado Springs, with Security Forces, he was a member of the base Emergency Service Team and participated in the prestigious military competition called Guardian Challenge.

After the military Karl began to hone his skills in recreation and work with people with disabilities. It wasn’t until the field of Therapeutic Recreation found him, Karl discovered he could combine his passion for recreation with his work and help people unleash potential. After being an Expedition Leader with No Barriers, he now serves as the Operations and Logistics Coordinator. Karl enjoys exercise and movement, hammock camping and mountain biking.


  • Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist
  • Certified Personal Trainer
  • Wilderness First Responder


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