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Final Prep. Let the games begin

After a long couple of days of travel, I have settled into Bariloche, the host town for the race. A Beautiful town set on the shores of a lake with a view of the andes mountains in the background. 300 competitors from almost 50 nations have descended upon this small town with lots of chatter […]

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American Birkiebeiner Cross Country Ski Race (55km)

Cross Country Skiing is such an epic sport that many people are yet to discover. We discovered the merits of the sport in Finland and when Mark found this race in the US, we had to sign up. It’s the biggest Cross Country ski race in the US and it was to be one of […]

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What to Pack for a Multiday, Desert Ultra Marathon

I have had a lot of people ask me about Gear used in a multiday, desert running race.  I have completed the Sahara 250km footrace and the Atacama desert crossing 250km footrace. Here are some of my learns, tips and tricks to help any budding desert runner.Whether you are doing the Gobi March, Atacama Crossing, […]

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Catalina Avalon 50miler

With a dodgy stomach and little training, what better way to kick off your year than to jump head first into an ultra!! 50miles of tough terrain over Catalina island which is off the shore of So Cal. My little family came to support me and I was proud to have my biggest, little fan […]

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UTO Swimrun Championships – Sweden 2014

It’s been a while since I posted and this is a must write post. The UTO swim-run race in the Swedish Archipelago is one of my top 3 favourite races.  Tim Whishaw was my partner for the event and we went with Travis Weston and team captain – Daniel Bell. Uto Swimrun is a 35km […]

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Endurance Life – Dorset Trail Marathon. (29Miles)

It was a cold wet morning with the sun peaking through the clouds. We had travelled to Dorset with a crew of friends ready for the Endurance Life Dorset Race series. I had tried to convince Fabien, Westo and Tim to do the Marathon (29Mile / 47km) course but none of them were up for […]

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