Specific goals

  • 09 August 2017 |
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Specific goals

 

Have you overcome more than you thought was possible? This summer we celebrated my father’s 70 birthday and I held a speech for him. Many nice things can be said about my dad, but I can’t get away from the fact that he tested my limits...

My family enjoy outdoor activity, and growing up, my dad was leading our trips. Unfortunately, the goal changed along the way:

"We reached this summit, but that summit looks even nicer. Let’s go there!"

"The bus will not leave until several hours. Let’s walk home instead."

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Motivation

  • 14 August 2015 |
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motivationI signed up for Axtri, Aurland Extreme triathlon that takes place 8.15.2015. The triathlon consists of 1900 m swimming in the fjord, 98 km cycling with a total elevation gain of 3050 m and 21 km running with 1100 m elevation gain.

Normally I find such challenges exciting, and that is why I signed up for this almost a year ago. However, this time I experience a lack of motivation. I do not look forward to swim in the cold water, which probably has a record low temperature with the late snow melting and this year’s cold summer. Why should I expose myself to this? I have not prepared myself very well either. I know I can get into my 8-year-old wetsuit, but otherwise I cannot brag about my swimming preparations. Five swimming sessions this year. Will it be enough I wonder?

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