I spent hours of my childhood outside, roaming the six acres of woods on our lot. I took my afternoons pretending to be Daniel Boone, a pint sized version of one of my favorite characters in history. As the CEO of RedZone Technologies, I found myself spending much of my time inside – inside cars, airports, and offices. Until one… Read more →
Written by Tom Bruce In 2011 I cycled around the world, every inch of the way. The hardest part of the trip was the desert crossing from Aktau to Beyneu in Kazakhstan, a forgotten part of the world. You join my trip in Caspian Sea port of Aktau, the city in the middle of nowhere. I’d just enjoyed a crazy… Read more →
At the end we’re given a medal, a bottle of water and a kiss from Patrick, the organiser! Then it’s over.
Day 2 was hot. Very hot. The sort of hot you do not go out in. Of course it didn’t start out that way, first thing in the morning: then it’s really quite nice. A good holiday sort of temperature. A nice 20 minute walk and then a dip in the pool sort of heat. Except day 2 is 7 hour toil across scalding salt flats, with a lovely hour-long 25 degree hill to climb (ropes needed in places) at the hottest time of the day.