Free Falling: An Arboreal Novel by Anthony Tresselt

Free Falling: An Arboreal Novel

byAnthony Tresselt

Kobo ebook | October 31, 2013

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A small group of ecoterrorists storms a Pacific Northwest logging site. Equipment is vandalized, buildings broken into, and a surprise discovery is made by one member of the group; one that could solve all his current problems&nbsp...

Day one of the International Tree Climbing Championship winds to a close. Fifty-six men and women climbers have given their best in the preliminaries. The final climber in the work climb event begins his run. A past champion and flamboyant personality, all eyes are watching him. Unexpectedly, his rope parts and he plunges to his death mid-swing&nbsp...

Mike Duncan, climber, arborist, and former Special Forces solider, watches the climber plummet to earth from his perch high in the tree. Later, after the crowd disperses, Mike, as the event's head technician, ascends the work climb tree. There, high in the canopy, he makes a discovery of his own ...

From city parks to the back corners of bars to the primeval old growth forests of the Pacific Northwest, Free Falling takes readers into the intricacies of competitive tree climbers, arborists, and the niche world they inhabit. Simple curiosity, ingrained determination, and an inability to let well enough alone leads Mike Duncan down a path of discovery. A path leading to questions best not asked, with answers that once gained, nobody wants.

About the Author

About the Author

Anthony Tresselt is a certified arborist, arboricultural safety consultant, trainer, and student of arboriculture and tree climbing. He is a lead instructor with North American Training Solutions and Arboriculture Canada Training and Education. Through them, as part of an amazing team of instructors, he travels North America helping spread the word of safe, efficient arboriculture. He is also a veteran of the United States Army, having served in the first Persian Gulf war. Anthony competed in tree-climbing competitions for twelve years. Currently retired as a competitor, he helps organize and run many tree-climbing competitions, including a thirteen-year involvement with the International Society of Arboriculture's International Tree Climbing Competition (ITCC). He is the mastermind behind the blog Gravitational Anarchy ( and the website He is also a regular contributor to several arboricultural trade magazines. Anthony lives in Pennsylvania with his wonderful wife (who wrote this bio), adorable daughter, one dog, one cat, and five chickens. He awakes each morning, puts his pants on one leg at a time, and faces each new day with equal amounts of aplomb and internal panic. Such is the dichotomy of a tree guy that writes, struggling to be a writer that does tree work.

Title:Free Falling: An Arboreal NovelFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:October 31, 2013Publisher:WheatmarkLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1627870121

ISBN - 13:9781627870122