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: paddling_20140527_small paddling_20140527_big Don’t leave with that visual in your head. Watch a real man at work (eg. not me): Monster Energy Ryan Hipwood ‘The Right’ The Right small… Continue reading aqua flail caught on tape
today is my fifth mensiversary
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… Continue reading today is my fifth mensiversary
rad article about a wheel chair racer
A Blur of Hands, Spokes and DeterminationThe 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 crankenstein.com
The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not to win but to take part, just as the most important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle. The essential thing is not to have conquered but to have fought well. – Olympic creed, by Pierre de Coubertin crankenstein.com
Instead of climbing at Mr. Lee’s this weekend, where I should have been, I went dumbassing with Micah and Elhanan at Seven Falls. It rained in town. A lot. So, obviously, we hiked/climbed through Seven Falls in wetsuits. Seriously.