Enthralled as I am by YouTube’s deluge of GoPro videos of wankers biking/sledding/water-sliding/eating, I swore I would not participate. That said, here’s a video of me flailing on a SUP:
Don’t leave with that visual in your head. Watch a real man at work (eg. not me):
Monster Energy Ryan Hipwood ‘The Right’
Yup, mensiversary. Which means two things happend today: I celebrated my fifth month out of the hospital and I learned what a 1-month “anniversary” is called. Technically, I’m supposed to review the past 30 days and take stock of rad things I’ve done. And I’ve been busy so I thought, for my first recognition of the pneumonia mensiversary, I would by new freediving fins. Had I realized how expensive sweet freediving fins can be I might have considered treating myself to dinner or buying 12 pairs of climbing shoes instead. But never mind that; you can’t put a price on happiness. My C4 Falcon 80’s will be here in a week. And yes, they’re carbon fiber. Rad.
A Blur of Hands, Spokes and Determination
The New York Times – May 15, 2008
“If a doctor said a magic pill could probably let me walk again, I wouldn’t take it,” said George, who has won three Chicago Marathons. “I’ve worked very hard to be who I am.”
– Josh George