Thoughts about type-2 fun

"Type 2 fun is miserable while it’s happening, but fun in retrospect. It usually begins with the best intentions, and then things get carried away. Riding your bicycle across the country. Doing an ultramarathon. Working out till you puke, and, usually, ice and alpine climbing. " REI fun scale When people hear that you like to... Continue Reading →

Race Report Jurassic Coast 50 km

Coming home from my first ultra, I'm still overwhelmed by all the experiences and impressions from the last weekend. It's not so easy but I want to share this feeling with everyone: runners as well as friends who wonder why I would run such a long distance. Why did I sign up for this race... Continue Reading →

Escaping the comfort zone

I'm investing a lot of my time and energy in outdoors activities. Living this way has come naturally to me and evolved from when I started surfing, when I was 16. At first it was all about finding places with waves - which always involved travelling. The first summers I went by bus to southern... Continue Reading →

Working in the mountains is unlike most other workplaces. Anybody who ever spent a season in the Alps or in the Scandinavian mountains will probably agree with me.  This summer I got the chance to spend three months in Ritsem. Ritsem is a very small village at the end of a 150 km long road,... Continue Reading →

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