On the 1st of September Shane Prendergast will attempt to cycle 3200 miles across America over a period of 28 consecutive days to raise money for children with deafness or cancer in a challenge called ‘Ride For The Child’. The ride itself will be made all the more difficult…

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It’s been 5 months since we spoke to The Wounded Pelicans last. If you don’t remember who they are, Christopher Evans (Tofes) & Antony Sedman are two 24y/o Australians from the Gold Coast in Australia competing in an insane amount of endurance events to raise $20k for cancer research…

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It’s coming up on a year since my last big race, and I am busy training for another.  This time, I am also dealing with a professional hurdle that I didn’t plan for.  I just found out I need to find another team to lead.  Maybe I should be…

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What is the point of adventure? Why does anyone choose the extremities and uncertainties when we could choose the sofa, the cup of tea, the safety of knowledge and security? And why, when we choose adventures do we choose difficult things? We could go by bus, take the train,…

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In case you haven’t yet seen Running Vision, you need to! For those that haven’t, in 2015, blind ultra runner Jason Romero decided to take on a challenge called the Puerto Rico 150+ or as he calls it, ‘The monster of the Caribbean’. This brutal challenge takes runners 183…

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Everyday I receive tweets, comments and private messages from people who want to start their fitness journey but have no idea how to start. The most common challenge that people come to me daily on social media with is how they can incorporate fitness into their everyday working lives….

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EtchRock has recently got the chance to catch up with Dave de Vries, the founder of CrossXvest EVO to talk about his new product and why it is going to revolutionise the training tool industry. So what is the CrossXvest? The CrossXvest EVO is a compact, breathable and adjustable weight…

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In March, Team EtchRock were kindly invited to the AJ Bell London Triathlon Training Essentials Day in London. Throughout the day, we learnt all about the three different stages of the race and were given training from some fantastic coaches. With the London Triathlon fast approaching on the 6th…

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Later this year, I will run from Rome to London. As a first-timer on the large scale adventure scene, I am aware that there is much I need to prepare, in order to not be; a)      Trapped under an avalanche in the Alps b)      Starving…

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On January 29th 2016, Row2Rio, a mixed team of four set off on a world record journey, to travel from London to Rio, using just man (and women) power to carry them 6,700 miles to the Brazilian Olympic host city. As a team of four, Jake Heath 29, Mel Parker…

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