Personal update: Becoming a Track and Field Coach, certifying myself as a RRCA Running Coach and working at one of the oldest running Running Specialty Stores in USA.
Experience attending the Kentucky Derby in a more local Louvillian way. What to expect at Thurby and Derby in the infield. Some history, facts, statistics and overall useful information for attending the fastest 2 minutes in sports!
Now you might not get a spot for the famous Ironman championship in Kona but you should definitely still visit. Kona is totally worthwhile for all sport activity and more. The highly beautiful island is a sports heaven! Here´s your guide to where and how you can still take part in all the feels of Ironman, from ocean water swims and cycling to running.
Many options for hiking near Quito, Ecuador. Nearly everything is high altitude but after a couple days in the city your body acclimates. Most can be done without guides and are easily reached on public transit or taxi.
Training and Summiting Cotopaxi Mountain at over 19,000 feet (5897m) elevation in Ecuador, South America. What you need to know, how to train and where to start.
Amman should be your base when you visit Jordan as there are many worthwhile day trips within reach of Amman. Choose a day trip to Jerash, the Dead Sea, Madaba among others. Easy access by bus, tour or rental car. Not to mention Amman is actually a cool city to explore.
Cyprus was never on my list but I went and it was relaxing, beautiful, full of history and experiences you can´t find elsewhere. Mediterranean, European, Greek, Turkish, Beaches, Mountains, UN Buffer Zone and more.
Jordan is amazing and no it is not just Petra. There is the amazing float on the Dead Sea; the dark nights and red sandy days in Wadi Rum Desert; the Camels, Bedouins, Nabataeans, Romans, Greeks and much more. Worth every travelers time is this safe Middle Eastern country called Jordan.
Attempts and success´ of hiking up to the summit of the active Mt. St. Helen´s volcano in Washington State (USA). How to add this to your list and fulfill it.
The long awaited Chicago Marathon of years past. My 3rd of the World Marathon Major races, 9th marathon overall and the journey it took to get there.
Old kingdoms, capitals, ruins and temples of Sri Lanka. Polonnaruwa or Anuradhapura? Which to see with little time? and Why they are worth visiting?
Michigan for my first US 70.3 triathlon. Beautiful region near Frankfort hosted Ironman Michigan 70.3 and it was high enthusiasm but expensive. Improved my swim and bike segments and overall time!