Perseverance

After 2 unsuccessful summit attempts on Denali, I’ll be heading back in 2 months. Denali or Mount McKinley is the highest peak in North America located up in the Alaska Range. It stands at 20,320’ but due to it’s location so high in the northern … [Read more]

Burnout Recovery

Do you ever reach a point of burnout that you don't feel you can recover from?  I'm guessing yes.  Growing up I don't recall having that issue since I was more bored than anything.  In the 1980's I didn't have a computer or cable TV so I was forced … [Read more]

Hard Decisions

Superbowl XLIX was one of the most exciting I've seen in my 40 years.  However this year will be remembered for a couple things; deflated balls and a "poor play" decision with the game on the line.  Sports are tough since players and fans get overly … [Read more]

Personal Hell Week Training

2015 Personal Hell Week Training (Choose your own adventure) Hell Week is generally known from the 3rd week of SEAL training (BUD/S - Basic Underwater Demolition SEAL).  Trainees are put through 5.5 days of rigorous physical, mental and … [Read more]