Rock fall in the mountains happens all the time. These events are explosive, immediate, and usually happen so fast there is usually no time to react. What I remember most about my own experiences is the utter violence and power of these events. In August of 1976 I witnessed a large portion of a mountainside
The wind, the breezes, moving air. After forty years of mountaineering I have a thing about the wind. In the high places near the cliffs, the walls, and massive peaks the wind is always moving, first one way and then another. Sometimes the wind is welcome—a cooling elixir on a hot day. At other times
Yesterday the CrossFit workout at Octane CrossFit was called Helen meets Karen. It was three rounds and included: 400m run, 21 kettle bell swings, 12 pull-ups, and 50 wall balls with a thirty minute time cap. That translated into 150 wall balls–intensive squatting. Today we performed Jackie: 1000m row, 50 thrusters, 30 pull-ups for time.
A year has passed since I joined Octane CrossFit. In the beginning I couldn’t finish most of the workouts within the time caps and many of the elements were obscure because of mobility issues in my shoulders.
I edged away from the main line, drifted toward the wall on the left and pointed my light into the hole that I saw there. The low ceiling pushed me to the floor of the passage where the silt rose up threatening the visibility. I lowered my head and turned my light inside the worm
By Jeff Geyer Before I joined CrossFit I was an ever-less frequent canal jogger in Phoenix, Arizona. In high school and early college I wrestled (112 pound weight class) and dabbled in football and other sports and—how shall I say it—mind altering substances but I left that lifestyle behind me in 1988. Just before my
When I was eleven years old my father sent me away for the summer
More restaurants will be added daily. The goal of this post is to provide the traveler with an honest review of eating establishments in Tulum, Mexico. I use a three star system with three stars being the best. I will provide a photograph so that you can find the restaurant easily. The average cost for
More video journals will be added as they are produced To the south of Playa de Carmen and extending again south of Tulum is one of the largest networks of submerged caves in the world. I have been coming to Tulum to train and cave dive since 2014. I am here this summer for seven
From the editor, Peter Delannoy: The Truth About CrossFit and Baby Boomers: The goal of Boomer 100 is to inspire baby boomers to become more active, seek adventure, travel, and to try things that they have never done before. One of the key, underlying factors in living a long healthy life is a concern for