Posts made in July 31st, 2012

The Independent Blog: A series of semi-hiccups and mini-disasters

Posted by on Jul 31, 2012 in The Independent Blog, The Run Up | 0 comments

Posted in, “The Independent”, Thursday, 26 July 2012 at 10:35 am. This week has been drawing ominously close; the week David and I start running the length of South America. We’re sitting on a double-decker bus nearing the southerly most city in the world, Punta Arenas, Chile and we’re being shaken like a doll by the driving wind that’s pelting across the Patagonian Steppe. The Southern Ocean, which has just come into view is on cue, “smoking”. The reality of the next two month’s running is dawning. The last ten days, since trying to leave our old wooden sailing boat...

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¡Lanzamos nuestra propia puja olímpica!

Posted by on Jul 31, 2012 in Español | 0 comments

Impreso en el periódico Independiente, Reino Unido, 25 de julio 2012.. Traducción por Mari’a Elisa Pelletta. Al tiempo que los preparativos para las olimpíadas de Londres se intensifican, a 8.000 km de distancia, nosotros lanzamos nuestra propia puja olímpica. El 27 de Julio de 2012, estaremos en el punto más austral del continente americano, con la mirada puesta en los legendarios mares del sur. Desde el Cabo Froward, en esa salvaje península azotada por los vientos, empezaremos a correr. Una Carrera que continuará cada día, bajo nevadas y temporales, a través de selvas y...

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