Topsham, Maine • Ambassador
A seasoned outdoorsman with a passion for sharing it with others, Ackerman hosted The New American Sportsman on ESPN for three seasons celebrating the sporting experience with some of the biggest newsmakers of the day. From fly-fishing in Belize with Liam Neeson to sailfishing in Central America with NFL great Tony Gonzales, to scaling Alaska’s peaks in search of brown bear with Hershel Walker, to bugling elk in New Mexico with Hank Williams Jr., or climbing into a blind with World Series MVP, Josh Beckett and more. Ackerman is a Registered Maine Guide, avid fly fisherman and big game hunter with a natural curiosity about people and their outdoor experiences. His work in the outdoors includes16 years with L.L. Bean, where he served as hunting & fishing product manager.