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Tough Guy 2010 Report – Part 3

Tough Guy 2010 Report – Part 3

Here is Part Three of my report on Tough Guy 2010 – Year of the Original Hero. Part One is here. Part Two is here. Below is a video taken by a crazy racer who strapped a camera to his head. It covers pretty much…

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Tough Guy 2010 Report – Part 2

Tough Guy 2010 Report – Part 2

Here is Part Two of my report on Tough Guy 2010 – Year of the Original Hero. Part One is here. Part Three is here. I’m number 6532. Not at all looking happy to be there. The Tiger I was thrilled when I hit the…

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Tough Guy 2010 report – Part 1

Tough Guy 2010 report – Part 1

Here is Part One of my report on Tough Guy 2010 – Year of the Original Hero. Part Two is here. Part Three is here. I remembered to carb-load the night before. Orange juice doesn’t go with anything non-breakfast-y FYI Race Day: “the only people…

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In the UK Day 7 – Wolverhampton/Race Registration

In the UK Day 7 – Wolverhampton/Race Registration

Don’t mind the melodramatic tone I put forward in this video. I am not worried this will be my last video for this, but man, I am indeed scared after seeing the place up close. Most of the structures are a bit smaller than I…

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In the UK Day 6 – Taking a bath in Bath

In the UK Day 6 – Taking a bath in Bath

When Christine and I were planning my itinerary, Bath was towards the end of my trip.  Now, my ADD affliction makes it hard to see pretty much anything through to the end, especially something like planning, something that Christine adores and that I loathe. I…

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In the UK Day 5 – Train Day (The choo choo kind)

In the UK Day 5 – Train Day (The choo choo kind)

I was excited about my “train day” through Wales. Getting up early after a good night’s sleep, I headed out to catch my 6:30am to Crewe. Turns out, it was a 5:50am to Crewe. Undaunted, I waited patiently for the 8am train in the cold,…

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In the UK Day 4 – Inverness/Glasgow

In the UK Day 4 – Inverness/Glasgow

Ok I promise there is no whisky in today’s update (Though there were Whisky Shops in both Inverness and Glasgow. I can’t get away from it) but there is beer. I was happy to leave party hostel early this morning for what would be a…

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In the UK Day 3 – Edinburgh

In the UK Day 3 – Edinburgh

I have to guiltily say that I barely scratched the surface of Edinburgh. To be fair, one day is barely enough to make a dent in this unbelievably pretty town. I had meant to arrive via sleeper car between 6:30 and 7:10AM that morning, but…

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In the UK Day 2 – York

In the UK Day 2 – York

An Noc Craggemore Glennmorangie These were scrawled in a small notebook piece of paper I was holding in my hand as I attempted to remember specific directions to The Whisky Shop. They were recommendations, written by the cafe owner I had just bought the “Full…

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In the UK: Day 1 – London

In the UK: Day 1 – London

I seem to have stumbled onto the greatest Sunday afternoon quiz/karaoke session ever on at the Lambeth Walk Pub. After following my fantastic wife’s directions* to my first London hostel, I found it, only to find no one answering the door. Not a big deal,…

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