I turned 40 years old on the 5th, and had a fun, laid-back birthday. I went with my friends Tavi and Jonathan to the Los Angeles Museum of Art, and, for my big 40th birthday dinner, we met our friend Steve at… a diner. Nothing fancy, just a diner. Read the rest of this entry »
There was a professional photographer at the OutClimb Cancer Challenge that I competed in last weekend, so this post starts with his pictures!
The race involved exiting the lobby, onto the sidewalk, in order to re-enter the building to start each climb, and the photographer was perched Read the rest of this entry »
I Competed in the Longest, Hardest, and Most Exhausting Event of My Life: A SIX-HOUR Stair Race! (OutClimb Cancer Challenge Race Recap)March 4, 2019
When my alarm went off at 4:45am Saturday morning, the first thing I did was take a few deep breaths. This was going to be a day like none other I’ve experienced. I was going to push myself harder than ever before, in a challenge that would redefine what I’m capable of, what I could endure, and what I can rise above.
And it was all going to happen in this building, glowing in the pre-dawn darkness, just across the plaza from my Salt Lake City hotel room.
While short compared to towers in other cities, the Read the rest of this entry »
I’ve Been Keeping A Secret. I’ve Begun An ENORMOUS Fitness Challenge, and It Will Take All Year to Complete It!February 27, 2019
Time to let the cat out of the bag. I’ve embarked on a major exercise endeavor, and I can’t keep it a secret anymore!
If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’ll know I’ve done two races so far this year: the Dallas Vert Mile last month, and Scale the Strat, just a few days ago. But… that’s a lie. I haven’t done two races. I’ve done seven! And there’s many more in my future… more than I’ve ever done before!
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Hello again, Stratosphere!
I’m back from my Las Vegas trip, where I competed, for the fourth time, in the American Lung Association’s Scale the Strat – a race up 1,391 steps in the tallest freestanding observation tower in the USA.
I didn’t like this race after I did it for the first time in 2014, mostly because Read the rest of this entry »
After nearly 17 years in Los Angeles, I’ve decided to move to the Detroit area. I haven’t set a timeline in stone yet, but I’ll probably start driving cross-country with JJ towards the end of March.
I’ve been thinking about moving for a long time now – at least six months. The gears started turning in my head when I realized that Read the rest of this entry »