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7 Epic Sydney Day Adventures

  I love when people also get excited about adventures. I hope when you read this list, you’re imagining all the fun you can have (I know I was writing it)! I’ve spent ages over the years gazing at maps, googling awesome spots, planning trips and exploring (the...

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They did it – adventure race champions!!

They did it!! Shelley and Team Stromlonauts finished the AR World Champs. Unfortunately though, Dan Hovenden had to withdraw after 2/3 of the race while Shelley Bambrook, Rohan Kilham and Sean King pushed to the finish. Every day was a battle - they faced a broken...

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6 Ways to Have More Adventures Now

  How quickly does time go!? There’s so much happening it’s easy to get caught up in the routine and suddenly months have gone by. Sure, we squeeze in some fun stuff, but how many of your old photos are of work or doing chores around the house? The moments you...

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Top Tips for Your First Live Adventure Trip

  You’re off on your first trip, that’s great! Doing anything for the first time can be a little daunting so here’s what to expect and a few tips so you know how it all works: 1. What to expect First things first, make sure you've booked your ticket - just...

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How to ‘Spring’ Start Your Adventures

Spring rocks! The days are getting longer so getting out of bed doesn’t suck like in winter. It’s warmer but still crisp and clear. And the wildflowers are out in abundance – the Aussie bush is resplendent in all its beauty. If you’ve enjoyed couch time this winter...

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Shelley’s off to the Adventure Racing World Champs!

I’ve been inspired by what my friend and Live Adventure trip leader, Shelley, is doing. I’m sharing because I think it will inspire you too. The specific event she's doing is absolutely epic and most of us won’t take on that particular type of challenge, but I love...

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7 Steps to Camping “Overnight Success”

1. Choose a camping spot, and book if you need. There are hundreds of campsites within a couple of hours of Sydney. Some have views to die for while others are a small, flat spot (if you’re lucky) surrounded by scrub. With a bit of research you’ll find one just...

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6 Pieces of Essential Gear for Cosy Winter Adventures

Is the snuggly doona and a movie on the couch more enticing than getting outdoors this time of year? I made plenty of gear mistakes and consequently spent hours freezing my butt off - as seen from my beaming smile in the picture below. But I've finally nailed (most of...

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How to Prevent Injuries

Is there anything more frustrating to athletes than the dreaded strike of injury - dowsing cold water on your hard training and well-earned progress?  …Well, there might be, but I don’t want to hear about it! For endurance sports including adventure racing, the...

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