I was hosted 3 nights at the lovely and unique Rossmund Golf Resort just outside Swakopmund, Namibia.
This course, designed by Gary Player, is one of the most interesting desert layouts in the world.
Only one problem — all those pesky Springbok on my Greens. 🙂
You get relief if your ball lands in a Springbok “hole” — but NOT if it lands in Springbok poop.
… 168 hours and 23 minutes to complete the 850k course that visited both the Northern and Southern borders of Costa Rica, climbed the highest mountain in the country (Cerro Chirripo 3,800m), and saw both the Pacific and Caribbean coasts. …
Thule Adventure Team won in 2011 (Tasmania) and this year. (RESULTS)
Costa Rica was a brutal race.
Click PLAY or watch Part 1 on Vimeo.
Click PLAY or watch Part 2 on Vimeo.
The AR World Championship in 2014 will be hosted in Ecuador.
It was fun hanging out with the REAL athletes, once again.
Here are some of the Ironman South Africa competitors staying at my hostel in Port Elizabeth. All finishers.
official Race Report – Schildknecht and Donavan reign at Spec-Savers IRONMAN South Africa 2013
Meet the playahz.
Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.
Update. NBC pulled this excellent video. I was surprised to see that CBC linked to it. That link is no longer working, either.
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This pre-Olympic fluff piece aired in the States Feb. 12th.
It’s gone viral since, one of the many positives about Canada hosting the Winter Games.
Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube (6min).
related – Tom Brokaw video a U.S. ‘love letter’ to Canada