Meet THOR's 2024 Ambassadors

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We've selected 10 RVers from across the country to share their tips, tricks and insights on all things RVing. Whether you're a new, seasoned, or aspiring RVer, our ambassadors offer their tried-and-true experiences so you can confidently hit the road. This cohort touches on everything from motorized to towable RVs, family travel to couples with pets, boondockers to campground aficionados, and slow travel to adventure-seeking. Discover your favorite #THORAmbassador and follow along on our social channels for the latest stories.

The Takacs family sitting around a bonfire with their Jayco Jay Flight in the background.

The Takacs Family

Jason and Alison Takacs are both avid astrotourists and hardcore hikers who travel with their two boys Preston and Grayson. They are a family of part-time RVers regularly in search of dark skies and epic landscapes all across the US. With their Jayco Jay Flight 184BS in tow, the Takacs family is on a quest to show the world how to RV responsibly and still have loads of fun.

Bailey and Nicole Damberg in front of their Dutchmen Astoria Fifth Wheel.

Nicole & Bailey Damberg

Bailey and Nicole are an adventure-seeking couple from Florida who started their RV journey in 2021 as newbies. They currently travel in a Dutchmen Astoria Fifth Wheel with their two dogs, Amelia and Olive, as well as their two rescue cats, Archie and Daisy. Together they seek to learn more every day, discover new experiences, and build a wealth of knowledge and understanding of the world around them that they aim to pass down one day.

Bibi & JC Barringer family photo

The Barringer Family

Bibi and JC Barringer started RVing five years ago as a family of five. Today, they've extended their family and time on the road as a family of six that RVs long-term in their KZ Durango Gold Fifth Wheel. They enjoy hiking in nature, exploring local towns, and bonding as a family over a campfire-cooked meal.

The Cassie and Joshua Bailey family pose in front of their Highland Ridge Open Range Fifth Wheel.

The Bailey Family

The Wild Thornbaileys are a family of six traveling in their 44 ft Highland Ridge 395BHS Open Range. After almost losing their son to undiagnosed type one diabetes they took their second chance at life, sold everything, and have been adventuring around the country for the past five years with no plan of stopping!

Donny and Tammy Benedict pose outside of their Keystone Cougar.

Donny & Tammy Benedict

School teacher, Tammy Benedict, and her hubby, Donny, take advantage of every school break and long weekend by traveling the US in their Keystone Cougar. Instead of waiting for retirement, they decided to start checking off their bucket list in their cozy home on wheels.  

Gabe and Rocio Rivero smiling for a portrait in front of their Thor Motor Coach Sequence Class B Camper Van

Gabe & Rocio Rivero

Since 2018, Gabe, Rocio and their two dogs (Wilson and Journey) have traveled nearly 100,000 miles in various RVs. The last 3.5 years have been spent crisscrossing the country in their Thor Motor Coach Sequence camper van. They are excited to bring you along on all their adventures, as they share their RV tips, tricks, and beautiful places as THOR Ambassadors.

John King

John King is a Country Music Artist and Songwriter who found a way to blend his love for camping and family life with his career. When he’s traveling to shows, he and his family use their Shadow Cruiser 325 BHS as a home away from home and an oasis for creative inspiration.

The Karen and Lenny Blue family sitting around a bonfire outside of their Airstream Flying Cloud

The Blue Family

Karen is endlessly curious, with an insatiable appetite for travel and exploring nature. She is an entrepreneur, scuba instructor and photographer, traveling and working from the road in an Airstream Flying Cloud travel trailer with her husband Lenny, daughter Lilya, their adorable dog Marley, and a colorful little parrot named Mango. She believes in creating the life you desire and living it to the fullest.

The Melissa and Lucas Lahr family gather outside of their Heartland Torque Toy Hauler.

The Lahr Family

The Lahr Family spent the last eight years traveling through North America and all of the lower 48 states in a Heartland Torque toy hauler. They enjoy escaping into remote, wild landscapes together.

The Renee and Shaun Tilby family and their four kids standing in front of their Jayco Jay Flight in a mountain landscape in Telluride.

The Tilby Family

In 2018, Shaun and Renee decided to trade the typical American dream for life on the road. Driven by the desire to spend as much quality, adventurous time with their five young children as possible, they downsized their life to explore the USA in their Jayco Jay Flight travel trailer with dirt bikes, mountain bikes, and paddle boards in tow.

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