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Namibia 2012 expedition – Climbing Brandberg

Posted on 21 April 2014

For the third time I was back to climb the Brandberg mountain. This time also with my dad! Here is my short video of the expedition is “video of the expedition”.

De-mystifying ultra marathons?

Posted on 03 April 2011

Is an ultra marathon so special? Is it really difficult to do? Are the people involved with ultras some magical creatures in the shape of man, performing uncomprehendable feats? Well that is not how I see it. Every time I have been to an ultra marathon I have met a truly great crowd of people. […]

Running mountain trails in the snow

Posted on 13 March 2011

I got up today and was really keen to see if I could do a long run. In my head I had that I should do more than a marathon. However when I started out I quickly realise that the trails were deep in snow and there was no way I was coming back before […]

end of the road?

Posted on 30 November 2010

Sometimes a picture says it all, and in this case I think the picture from stage 2 of the 2010 Jungle Marathon says it all. I collapsed and was carried out of the jungle by the local firemen who supported the race. But whilst one part of my jungle adventure grind to a halt, another […]

In the jungle, the mighty jungle

Posted on 16 September 2010

23 days to go and counting… I will be on the starting line, deep in the Amazon rainforest, ahead of us will be a river which crossing becomes the start of the Jungle Marathon. Yesterday I met with a participant from last year who said that the first 3km took him 1.5h to complete last […]

Tough Geese

Posted on 31 January 2010

There were some Tough geese at the Tough Guy in 2010! Having completed the race three years running it was time for me to pay back some of the support that I had got in my three races and I went along without participating this year. The weather threw in some interesting challenges and the […]