Sterling Noren


Sterling Noren is an award-winning filmmaker from Seattle, WA who lives to explore, discover, create and share. He studied film and video at Grand Valley State University in Michigan before moving to Seattle in 1993 where he worked in the emerging technology sector. He created his first adventure motorcycling film in 1998. After several years of freelance work, Sterling set sail with Royal Caribbean cruise line where he lived and worked at sea for two years as a world-traveling video specialist. He returned to Seattle in 2002 to work as a documentary film editor, and founded his own company in 2007. In 2015 he directed a feature length documentary called Run Free – the True Story of Caballo Blanco, about one man’s efforts to preserve the long-distance running culture of the Tarahumara Indians in northern Mexico. The film was screened in over 100 cities and won many international film awards. He is a founding member of the Backcountry Discovery Routes organization and produces films and advertising for the adventure motorcycling community including GlobeRiders, Touratech, Rawhyde Adventures and BMW Motorcycles. Sterling regularly presents his films before live audiences and encourages others to live inspiring lives of travel and adventure!

ADV Interview with Sterling Noren

Beyond the Border – Sterling Noren Interview
Motojournalism website

Behind the Lens at Noren Films
ADV Moto Magazine