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I love to share talk of trail. To share love of trail. I’d love to share it with you. Because trail can change the way you feel about the world. I reckon it can change your world. The world? Perhaps. Perhaps not. Let’s start with you shall we?
The Road To Sparta, Dean Karnazes’ fourth book is a departure from his other works in many ways, which is
Debbie Hardy’s ankle had fused together: it was bone-on-bone as a result of septic arthritis. For a runner, it was a crippling blow physically and mentally. At the age of only 33, the doctors final words struck home hard: no more running. But that was not the case.
The good news is, when you finally do run your next 100km (because, let’s face it, you will), you’ll know stuff. You’ll know how much it hurts. And that you’ll be in a world of pain for days afterwards. You’ll know that, yes, you will sob like a baby at the finish line, and maybe a few kilometres before that when you realise you’re not finished yet. You’ll know your family and friends will cheer you on every step of the way (so long as they can find the checkpoints). And most importantly, you’ll know you have what it takes to get the job done.
The Three Passes Route crosses the New Zealand’s Southern Alps in 50 rugged alpine kilometres. Starting from the Waimakariri River, near Christchurch, the route crosses Harman, Whitehorn, and Browning Passes and finishes on the West Coast near Hokitika.
4K video testing the flight tracking of Mavic Pro and running in the Porthills Christchurch New Zealand. Frame rates and sharpness to be explored further.