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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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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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What lays ahead – 2013 – Chapter 2 of the Year of Adventure as The Banzai Adventurer

So begins another year of adventure. I just spent the past half an hour looking through the Rapid Ascent Event Calendar and trying to work out how I am going to fit them all in. It goes something like like: … Continue reading

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TNP are back for M2M 2013

This in from Meaghan: Team, NEWS FLASH. . . .THIS JUST IN. . . . . .  Tuesday Night Parmas have officially entered their third Marysville to Melbourne event.  This year sees a split in the team with Adam tackling … Continue reading

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Back to where it all began, what have I learned in the last 12 months

In 2011, I completed my first Anaconda Adventure race. I remember the awesome feeling of hobbling over the line with Os and Meaghan (You might recognise them as founding members of Australias Least Known Adventure Racing Team – Tuesday Night … Continue reading

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The biggest One Day Adventure Race on the planet

You need to picture the start. Stepping off the bus, walking towards the South Western most point of Australia, it hailed. A thousand competitors cowering for cover and sharing the little body heat that comes from near naked tanned bodies … Continue reading

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5 Days to go… till Anaconda Noosa – Holy Cow! How did I get here?

Months ago I won a competition to that gave me free entry to Rapid Ascent events for a year. Being the last person to shy away from the challenge I decided to do them… all of them. Since then, I’ve … Continue reading

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