Author Archives: Adam Evans

Push It! P-P-P-Push It Real Good!

Originally posted on Team Virtus:
Does anyone remember the original Super Century and the Super Century II? Yeah, well so do I, and my taint will never forget them.  And we fully admit that they were terrible ideas.  But we…

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I am a solo finisher – Marysville to Melbourne

“What a great descent, what legs are you doing?” “I’m hoping to do all of them” “Oh Shit man, jump in behind I’ll give you a tow. I just don’t know how you guys do it” Me either, I thought. … Continue reading

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So what’s it take to be a support crew for a solo Marysville to Melbourne competitor

Before I push out my race report for the weekend just passed and my efforts in the Marysville to Melbourne, I thought it might be fun to do a quick interview with Annie, my support crew to see what she … Continue reading

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4 Days to go – Another inspiring prep talk from El Capitan

Dear all, As Team Captain I felt it was my responsibility to send one final motivational email for the big race in 4 days time. The countdown is on.  TNPs have trained, we look lean and fit (I’m not so … Continue reading

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Learning how to turn up to training

The subtle art of coming to terms of not just turning up on the day and bluffing my way through it. It’s coming to the end of my year of adventure as the Banzai Adventurer and I’ve learned a lot … Continue reading

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Who is Phil McCorriston and why is he coming to Melbourne?

Followers of this blog may recall me talking about meeting a guy called Phil at the Mainpeak multisport Race earlier this year. Well he finished 11th there and is heading over to Melbourne later this month to mix it up … Continue reading

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Another pre-race speech by Meaghan – Captain of the Tuesday Night Parmas

As we are only 4 weeks out from the big race (Marysville 2 Melbourne) we are into the final stages of our training. Just saying that seems a little weird, for some reason we are actually training and pretty hard … Continue reading

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X-Adventure Race Dunsborough – Day 2 – a crisis of faith

I went into this event thinking that it will be a good lead up to Marysville 2 Melbourne. Some good coasteering running and mountainbike will be good for the legs. I hadn’t swum much at all but thought, as it … Continue reading

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X-Adventure Dunsborough – Day One

It was always going to be a tough ask, flying across Australia from Melbourne after work on Thursday, then driving 3 hours South of Perth to compete in the inaugural Rapid Ascent X-Adventure race, then driving back to Perth, crossing … Continue reading

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Another Mini Adventure Break #Xadventure Dunsborough

5:15pm Thursday and I have just enough time to pack the last of my things and get a taxi to the Airport. I live 30 mins away from the airport and the plane leaves at 6:50pm. It’s storming and traffic … Continue reading

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