Sturla is from Grindavík, Iceland and is half Dutch. Being outside in fantastic surroundings, regardless of good or bad weather, and working along with people from all over the world are what motivated him to become a guide. This is his first summer as a guide with IMG. Previously, he worked on road construction and agriculture. He is a student at the Art Academy of Iceland and is studying architecture. Some of his hobbies include climbing, photography and skiing. His favorite places in Iceland are Landmannalaugar and Þórsmórk. Skydiving is at the top of his bucket list.
His qualifications/experience include:
Rescue team member
Swiftwater rescue technician
Flight rescue team in Reykjavík
Former member of the Red Cross in Norway