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…but I have to make it happen.

…but I have to make it happen.

Today Gulfnews in UAE  featured an article on my 40 year – 2011 personal challenge:  naseba seven (November 29th – December 5th 2011)  www.gulfnews.com

7 ironman across the 7 Emirates of the UAE in 7 days.

Every day …

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the old school…

this is a repost from 5 months ago – I will post the follow up to this blog today.

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Omaha, Nebraska in late 1970’s….

I started to swim competitively, when I was 7 years old.

When I was 8 …

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beware of the parent who has a kid with an asshole haircut…

“Anytime you quit hearing “sir” and “ma’am”, the end is pretty much in sight.” …. from the book “No Country for Old Men” by Cormac McCarthy

Last season, a NBA coach who led his team to the playoff’s each year …

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ode to the old school…

Omaha, Nebraska in late 1970’s….

I started to swim competitively, when I was 7 years old.

When I was 8 years old until I was around 12, I was one of the top swimmers in America for my age group.…

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ode to the greatness in man…

Peerless:  having no equals; unsurpassed.

The American swimming Olympic trials just finished last night…. although 99% of the readers of this blog most probably have no interest in swimming, I want to point out something….

Michael Phelps qualified first in …

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Euphoric Misery – english channel swim

Euphoric Misery – english channel swim

During the last few hours battling the waves, I came up with the expression – “euphoric misery” to describe my swim.   I am not sure if this expression is grammatically correct, but it states clearly how I felt — “euphoric”

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