Chris McLuen is an Arizona native, who was born and raised in Phoenix. He spent his time skateboarding the valley streets and working as a photographer for amateur skateboard companies. Chris fell in love with the outdoors in 2011 when he moved to Flagstaff to study environmental science and photography at Northern Arizona University. During college, Chris found the art of fly fishing when he backpacked Yellowstone National Park. In addition, he trains in the sport of Brazilian jiu jitsu and regularly competes in tournaments. With the backdrop of the San Francisco peaks, Chris has created a well-rounded life in Flagstaff, Arizona.