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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What will you master today?

  • 31 October 2016 |
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mestring

During a trip with Lillomarka orienteringslag, I secured children who climbed up a 10-m high outdoor wall.

A challenge for many of them.

Some came up on the first try, others had to give up because of fear or other reasons.

It was incredibly fun to watch the sense of mastery children experienced when they reached the top. Especially those who did not reach the top on their first attempt. Those who gave up during the first day, but came back the next day with determination in their eyes: “This time I will make it!"

 

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Overcoming fear

  • 11 August 2015 |
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overcoming fear

I went to Oslo Summer Park together with my oldest son, where you can climb trees, experience different elements, and challenge yourself. There are several routes with different level of difficulty, where you climb, balance, use zip lines and rope, while being secured with harness, slings and carabiners. After trying several routes, we discovered someone doing the "Tigerspranget", meaning "Tiger Leap". It is a 25 m high pole with a platform on top, where you can jump out while being secured. It looked very exciting!

My son and I decided to try. We had nothing to lose. It was not dangerous, and we like new challenges. 

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