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Desperation, Bigfoot 200 and Brown Floral Print RV Living par Desperation, Bigfoot 200 and Brown Floral Print RV Living - 17-08-2019

Candice Burt, le texte de sa publication du 17-08-2019 17:35:07 :
Desperation, Bigfoot 200 and Brown Floral Print RV Living : Striving for your best always has a dark side. At one of my lowest points this week I wrote this piece because I needed to understand what I was feeling. I hope you enjoy it, it’s a little glimpse into my work complete with employee emergencies, helicopter rescues, warehouse size supply organization and more:

“Bells ringing again, and try as I might to hide under my sleeping bag on my cot amidst the Bigfoot hoodies, t-shirts and hats, the ringing was electric. I would be dreaming about it for days, weeks after the event. Our photographer is up too now, camera ready. Our chef claps in the background ready to take this exhausted runner's order at 3am and he too looks like it's been 200 miles. Despite the fatigue, the stress, the non stop challenges that we face as organizers, volunteers and staff I smile.

What a feeling this must be to finally reach this finish line. Bigfoot is a monster, I know it because I created it. It's insanely hard terrain and the route travels through many eco systems from volcano eruption zone, sand and lava fields, raging river crossings, trails leading into the most remote terrain in the state, ridge lines with grinding non stop climbs, tree hopping and death defying exposure and this year -- lightening and torrential rain storms, I most certainly do know: what a feeling that must be.”

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