Joining the Club
At the end of the Atacama Crossing (Chile) 2015, eight competitors earned the honor of calling themselves members of the 4 Deserts Club. For each of ...
Father Son Team
Decades apart, but racing together On a sunny Saturday morning in San Pedro, a father and son team with more than three decades separating them crosse...
From Hospital Bed to Podium
Preparing for a 4 Deserts Race Series event poses enormous challenges. Carving out the time, climbing over mental hurdles, and pushing through physica...
The Ladies in the Lead
Among the 39 women who set out to finish the Atacama Crossing (Chile) 2015, three women led the pack: Shiri Leventhal, 31, and Jax Mariash Koudele, 35...
Magic Happens: An amputee completes the Atacama Crossing (Chile) 2015
Camel Fung lost one of his legs in a motorcycling accident back in 1979. Lying in the hospital bed, he never could have imagined that his life 36 year...
Best of the Blogs
Behind every racer at the Atacama Crossing (Chile) 2015 is a support team......
Finding spirit in adversity
It was during The Long March - often the toughest mental and physical test in a 4 Deserts / Roving Race – that New Zealander Tim Lichtenstein...
A return to the mountains
One local who perhaps got more than even he bargained for was competitor Franklin Ruiz...
The soul man
When Charlie Engle reached the point where he wanted to quit RacingThePlanet: Ecuador 2015...
Mental Toughness
From sharing an iPod to spending a week competing in RacingThePlanet: Ecuador 2015 without a single argument...
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SFGate: women go to extremes   April 22, 2013
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Bloomberg: women go to extremes   April 22, 2013
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An endurance ordeal by sand and in snow   December 5, 2012
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My Perfect Adventure: Dean Karnazes   December 12, 2012
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Adventure traveler Len Stanmore is not your average retiree   December 1, 2012
Millions of people dream of traveling more when they retire, but it’s a safe bet that few would approach their leisure years like Len Stanmore.

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