Willow Jon loves a challenge and an adventure so when Discovery channel offered him a role on a new survival show called, “Tethered” let’s just say he jumped at the opportunity. This time Willow Jon finds himself pushed beyond his breaking point as he is physically tethered to hard headed Navy vet Keith Barton with a six foot chain to see if they can survive a 10 day 50 mile trek through Panama’s deadly jungles, shark infested waters, and relentless heat, with only a machete, a flint, and a pot. In this survival show splitting up is not an option.
Willow Jon. World Traveler. Dancer. Gonzo Journalist. Spiritual Explorer.
My name is Willow Jon Collamer and I'm on a journey of fearless self discovery. I play music, travel the world, make films, and have bad ass adventures. It is my desire to challenge the Status Quo and inspire courage in the hearts and minds of the people. Courage to discover our true self. A self that grows and evolves with each new experience.
I challenge you all to get up, reach inside yourself, dig around and find that spark of love, that part of yourself that yearns to be free, that begs to be noticed, that screams to feel something, anything.... and begin to be silent and listen.
I am Willow Jon Collamer and this is Willow Jon Slept Here
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Willow Jon Slept Here
Rideshare to Los Angeles with chocolate truffles flakes falling from my hair from working at Fred's Chocolates and Truffles in Sedona. Excited to visit all my friends and family in [...]
Rideshare to Los Angeles with chocolate truffles flakes falling from my hair from working at Fred’s Chocolates and Truffles in Sedona. Excited to visit all my friends and family in Hollywood, Brentwood, Echo Park, Venice Beach, and down town L.A. I can’t wait to hike up Griffith park with my skate in my backpack listening to music in my headphones as the crows float around me then zooming the fuck down on my board as the wind pushes through my hair and I’m happy. Up the coast to Morro Bay to hike Blackrock, check out the ocean, walk and talk and play some funky music with Captain Nasty crew. Then to Chico to see more friends, then up to S.F. and Seattle, Bellingham and then back to Seattle where I will fly out the 25th to a horse ranch outside Berlin, Germany to start my three month world tour following a vacuum cleaner around the world. Peace and love to all of God’s Creatures, Get out and live life! it’s all you got!
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I grew up in Sedona Arizona as a kid exploring the red rocks canyons and cliffs with my dog Tara, fishing with my step dad Mike and taking nice hikes along the creeks so when I visit my family I love making the weekly trip to Sedona Recycle to see all the cool designs of smashed up plastics, glasses, and papers and it makes me feel good to know there are so many cool people who care about Mother Earth. Thank you Sedona Recycle staff for all your hard work keeping our planet beautiful, clean, and livable! http://www.sedonarecycles.org/
I met Dina Rabo through our mutual friend Henry Lomeli who I met because we were both participants on a survival show called,”Tethered” which aired on Discovery channel last year. I also filmed a mushroom hunting video with Henry. I was super stoked when I showed up at the stable and got to ride Dian’s amazing horse Sierra and talk with her about some of the benefits of chiropractics. In some sort of ironic twist of fate after this video was filmed I fell off a rooftop and landed on the concrete on my head giving me a slight concussion four staples in my head and four more staples in my left elbow. I’ve just recently received some myofascial release and craniosacral therapy to relieve numbness and pain in my right hand and a discomforting electrical shooting sensation moving down my spine and through my body. I am happy to report I am almost back to normal. We’ll that’s going a bit too far as we all know Willow Jon can never be NORMAL! It just wouldn’t be right. Thank you so much to my body for all amazing experiences, sensations, feelings, emotions, and dreams! I put your through the ringer and you keep on working like a gift. Blessings!
I was in Chico California last year visiting my friends Nate, Ben, and Anna. After our work was finished we drove up to Mt. Shasta and camped for the night under the full moon. In the morning we drove to the summit, hiked around a bit and then I skated down with joy pumping through my heart and the wind in my hair. I was thankful for having such a wonderful life and body that worked so well. I talked to my mom and found out a good family friend still lived in the area and so I called Mary up and she said, “Sure I’d love to see you Willow Jon and show you some of my work.” So there you have it. A short video with some of Mary’s beautiful paintings and words. Enjoy!
Mushroom hunting is quickly becoming a professional hobby for many mushroom enthusiast who enjoy relaxing in nature, making friends with forest creatures, and earning cash by selling prized mushrooms such as Chantrell’s, Morels, and Truffles at farmers markets and local restaurants. I never thought looking for mushrooms would be so exciting but it was like a treasure hunt every time I flipped over a shrump, (Small humps on the forest floor produced by mushrooms moving up to the surface) eagerly waiting to see what crazy colors and shapes lurked just below the surface. Henry and I talked about the amazing symbiotic relationship we all share with each other, the insects, plants, trees, mushrooms, animals, and fish in the world and we got stoked at how many different mushrooms we were able to come across. Thanks again Henry for sharing your joy of mushroom hunting with me. Blessings into the new year! 2015!
I miss my dad. I loved growing up on the side of Mt.Shasta, California. “The Morning Star” a small property where people came to get peaceful, pay homage to their bodies and the earth, and connect with spirit. My father and mother built this healing center and raised a lovely family on the side of that snow capped mountain. My dad recently passed away so I thought what better way to honor him then to go to where I was born, camp out under the stars, make a fire, and let a couple tears drip onto the early winter earth as the moon rises into the morning air. Then we drove to the top of the mountain, I said a prayer for my dear dad and then raced down the smooth curvy blacktop on my skateboard swooshing back and forth cutting through the blue sky, buzzing under the green spiky canopy of pine and redwood trees, thanking life for giving me such a cool fun dad in this life.
In the late 1970’s nestled in the redwood’s of Norther California on Mt.Shasta my father built a house with a garden, dug a well for water, and used solar and wind for generating power. Together with my sweet mother they invited a community of free thinking, open spirited, earth loving individuals to come together to give thanks for the blessing of life. My sister Dawn was born in Upstate New York and then my family moved to Northern California where my mom had my brother Robin and I in the house my father built with his bare hands. We spent five blissful years exploring the trees, snow covered mountains, and surrounding area until I set fire to the house by accident and a new chapter of our lives began. Thank you Mother and Father for creating such a loving, wonder filled, and joy rich surrounding to raise your family in.
My wonderful sister Dawn introduced me to Justin about five years ago in Boulder Colorado and we actually helped him fold some boxes for his delightfully rich, healthy, and sweet peanut butters and almond butters. I was very inspired by his dream to craft healthy foods and when I tasted the slightly smokey and convincingly sweet maple almond butter I became a fan forever. Justin has gone on to become one of the healthiest, tastiest, fastest growing food and beverage business’s in the nation and he does it all with a huge heart, hard work, and a lot of passion. Thanks for all the wonderful food!
Find out what happens to Willow Jon in Panama after Discovery’s Tethered. Willow Jon finds himself in the rich and diverse county of Panama, dancing, making friends with strange and exciting people, playing music with the locals, and exploring his wild and wacky side.
Travel Reality show, TRAVELING EXPOSED host Willow Jon spontaneously spins a globe picking a destination at random, then he must travel there and not only survive, but thrive for one week with no money, contacts, guidebooks, or maps to see what happens when imagination becomes the new form of currency.
In the fall of 2009 I took a trip to Thailand, Cambodia, and Loas. I spent three months with my video camera and my guitar filming and playing music. I visited the spiritual temples of Anchor Watt in Cambodia, chartered a slow boat down the Mekong river for seven days, and did some adrenalin pumping deep water solo rock climbing in Ton Sai. Everyday I was singing songs, dancing, and making friends with people of different cultures from all over the world. Spontaneous adventure at it’s best. As my English mate Simon would say. “It was pure Genius!”
I stumbled upon the Guerrilla Gardening Club while eating at one of their Monday night dinners at St.Timonthy’s church. I was really taken in by the amount of knowledge, opportunity, support, and love from the group. The GGC helps to beautify the community at the same time providing jobs, volunteer opportunities, and education to those wanting to better themselves and the world.