#run4life – Day 6

My small victory on the treadmill today Palestinian children celebrating a true victory in Oslo after winning the Norway Cup. [vimeo http://vimeo.com/20241638] The charity that is making these victories happen is PACES.  Giving children and youth in Palestine the chance at living their age, building self-confidence and self-esteem through sports, creating positive changes in their

The Summit

10-June-07 (6am): A few minutes later the team was near the summit, lead by Rama, who was guided by Romeo through the easiest terrain that didn’t require holding on to the umbilical cord. Rama graciously waited for Nick, knowing well that he would throw her off the summit to claim he got there first! As

Second Hike – are we there yet?

The last stretch was a particularly grueling one for the team. Having woken up at 2am, after five hours of continuously interrupted sleep, with no access to breakfast food, which was being served 150 meters south in the main lodge and feeling sore from the previous climb, the team was less than fit to move

Kinabalu National Park – 1st hike

9-June-07: Armed with enough supplies for a month on the mountain the team journeyed on what most thought would be a leisurely, perhaps briefly challenging stroll. Backpacks included:sufficient bug repellent to endanger all insects in Kinabalu National park,two tons of dried fruits and nuts and another ton of chocolate12 emergency blankets designed for outer-space trips,a