Chris Hill is known for Building the fastest vehicle powered by a standard office fire extinguisher [47mph], renovating a 17th century barn in France by hand, abseiling landmarks.

where did you grow up?
Behind Hoad Hill, The Lake District, Northern England.

are you a social person?
Only at a party.

describe your sense of style
Converse, ripped shirts and posh jackets.

tell me your favorite thing about New York City
The hours that I can spend capturing iconic time-lapse photography.

what do you do to unwind?

Chop, carve, sculpt and experiment with wood.

what’s your favorite thing to do at a party?
The Caterpillar.

your cocktail of choice?
Classic G & T.

name the goal you’d like to accomplish over the next year
Have a U.S. workshop and a half-built 20-foot, vintage-style, hardwood speed boat.

You can see Chris’ handiwork in shows on BBC, National Geographic and Discovery networks.