Dan Maxwell
Dan Maxwell
Year: SR
Hometown: Berkeley
High School: St. Mary's
Previous College: CMC
Major: International Relations

Personal best: 26:47 (P-P '11)

Personal: Son of Sylvia and Andrew… Younger sister Nicole… Was a DC Congressional Intern (summer ’09)… Traveled to Costa Rica, Peru, Europe, Bolivia and Turkey with family (summer ’10)…

Dan Maxwell is inspired by Olympic marathoner Abebe Bikila and big black birds that feed on carrion. The CMC senior from Berkeley spent a semester abroad in Kathmandu, Nepal where he trained in the shadows of the world's highest peaks. He celebrated his 20th birthday at Annapurna base camp. Dan spent a summer in Kathmandu working on a social study on water quality. He spent this past summer in La Paz, doing groundwork for his thesis and running up at 14,000ft.