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The website of Simon V. Hradil-Kasseckert

Recent Updates:
Seeking career entrance opportunities for the fall of 2022.
Distributing my fine-art photography as NFTs and original darkroom prints.
Recently returned from a 6000-kilometre bike tour across Canada.
Co-facilitating a monthly online men’s group.

I started this blog shortly after deciding to take a gap year. As my perspective changed from needing to get my degree done as fast as possible to embracing opportunities that expand and diversify my experiences I decided to document what I was going through. I write this blog hoping to create something that is both enjoyable to read and insightful for those in similar situations.

Momentum-based motivation is completely valid, but I learned that it's important to maintain some level of adaptability and have strategies to restart the engine when things go south.

Simon Hradil-Kasseckert

Break-Away Bicycle Services

When classes went online in the summer of 2020 after the development of the COVID-19 pandemic, some extra time became available to pursue my interest in entrepreneurism and bikes. I…
Simon HK
August 31, 2020

VTOL Aircraft Concept Design

The University of Victoria, where I did my undergraduate degree offers a unique upper-level technical elective to mechanical engineering students—aircraft design. Aircraft design is a specific branch of mechanical engineering…
Simon HK
August 30, 2020