Fastpacking in Manning Park, Kite masters Ep. 5, La Grande Odyssée, Ser by Mireia Miro and a talk with Zach Miller
Fastpacking In Manning Park
About a two and a half hour drive east of Vancouver, British Columbia lies Manning Park, one of three provincial parks that plays host to the Fat Dog 120 mile trail race. Our plan was to fastpack the last 145k or so of the course over two days. It happened to be race weekend, but with the event cancelled we figured what better time for un unsupported adventure.
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Zach Millers all-or-nothing approach in racing has made him somewhat of a cult figure in the trail and ultrarunning scene. However, it is his patience with documenting his thoughts that instigated our conversation. A prolific writer for iRunFar.com with articles tackling varied topic which all centre back to his own relationship with running and the life it affords.
Kite Masters 2021 Episode 5
In this episode, we travel to Poetto beach in Cagliari, Italy for the next stop of the 2021 IKA KiteFoil World Series which took place from the 6th to the 10th October, with the elite of the International Kiteboarding scene gathering to compete.
Forty-two athletes, from 19 countries and five continents competed in the World Series Cagliari, the third of five scheduled acts. The winnings are split equally between the men and women, racing together in one fleet.
La Grande Odyssée 2021
While the 2022 edition is around the corner, refresh your memories with 2021 images. La Grande Odyssee Savoie Mont Blanc is since it’s first edition in January 2005, the annual event of the dog sled race in Europe. It is the most demanding stage race in a unique alpine setting in the world. Each year it brings together more than 60 mushers and their 600 dogs, from all over Europe, in the stunning landscapes of Savoie Mont Blanc. It is more than 50 000 spectators who live every year a unique experience, in 20 stations decorated for the occasion, by attending La Grande Odyssee Savoie Mont Blanc.
Ser by Mireia Miro
(Ser : Spanish for Being)
Ski mountaineering champion Mireia Miro quickly looks back on her athletic career and explains how she gives life meaning beyond her sporting victories. For her, what defines us is simply Being. To escape the pressure of competition, find a balance and reconnect with nature and the world, each year she goes on a trip. We find her in Tromso in Norway where she practices ski mountaineering just for fun in breathtaking natural spaces at the limit of the sea and the mountains. Friendship, Pleasure, Ski Mountaineering, Adventure and Nature are the ingredients of this film.
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