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I am off to Denali for my last of the 7 Summits on 6th of May

THURSDAY, 15 APRIL 2010 Tired of training on a stair master now, ready to get on with it…. We are off to Anchorage on the 6th of May to start our expedition on the 9th. I am very excited to finally be able to see Alaska and spend three weeks trying to reach my last…

Sahara desert race

THURSDAY, 22 OCTOBER 2009 We are off to Cairo today to get ready for our second Desert Challenge as a Team Good Sport…… After months of training, we better be ready. My concern is more the heat than blisters and infected toe nails 🙂 Wish us luck …… You can follow the race on www.4deserts.comJust…

Reflections of the challenge

FRIDAY, 5 JUNE 2009 We started as a team and finished as a happy team. That was our challenge! Plus of course raising money for the Eve Appeal. It was a tough week for all the 214 people that got to the start on the 17th of May. Out of the 214 only 168 made…

Ready – Steady – Go

THURSDAY, 14 MAY 2009 The course has been modified and is now expected to include a 100 kilometer stage (Stage 4), followed a stage with nothing but dunes in what course director, Dave Annandale, calls, «the most beautiful landscape I have ever seen.» Volunteers are undergoing training for RacingThePlanet: Namibia 2009, and competitors are beginning…

Racing the planet Namibia

Only six more weeks to go before the big challenge (250km in sand with a 10kg back pack) and I really need to get on with my training. I have had a chest infection that has taken me two weeks to get rid of but I am now finally ok and have been running four…

Sixth of the seven summits

After our flight to Antarctica on the 7th of December we had good weather for our climb. We moved up the mountain quickly and already got to try for the summit on the 14th of December. I could not have asked for a better summit day, and I was standing on the summit at 8pm….

Just want to get on with it now…

After a rather big Christmas dinner last night at the Norwegian Club, I am now all packed and ready to start my incredible journey to Vinson Massif. I am a bit nervous of the unknown this time. Not sure if it is because of all my flights and tight flight connections or the COLD in…

Snowy day in London

I can not believe that it is only just over three weeks before I leave for Chile and Antarctica. Still so many things to get organized but my gear is in order at least. My problem this week is that the stair master at my gym has broken down,,,,, I wonder who did it 🙂…

Training for Vinson Massif

Hi Everyone, I am in full training now running twice a week and gym three times a week. The people in the gym think I am nuts when they see me sweating on the stair master with a huge pack on. It is hard work but I guess I will be happy that I have…