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Brad " EGG" Wilkies WTF 100 Miler race report

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Brad " EGG" Wilkies WTF 100 Miler race report

I'm going to attempt to write a report of the WTF from how it went down. The family and I arrived at Dwellingup on Thursday 2 days before the race to be meet by a cold front of heavy rain and strong winds all night that I was scared a tree was going to fall on the camper van.  I woke on Friday morning to the sound of water and stuff falling on the camper like a fast played rusty xylophone and got picked up by Felix Meister and David Kennedy to mark out the WTF course.  It was awesome to be part of...

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Chasing Vert - Helping Athletes Programme

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Chasing Vert - Helping Athletes Programme

Chasing Vert Athletes Programme explained.... Chasing Vert has a vision to help as many up & coming and established endurance Athletes as possible, by way of sponsorship and assistance financially. We have found that there is a big gap between major sports that have huge coverage and the obscure sports that have little coverage, and also the uprising of non genuine athletes who have large social profiles who are now getting financial and product gain with no athletic ability in the fields they are representing,  these brands are slowly loosing there integrity as sales and making money are the only...

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Chasing Vert Athlete Sam Weir, training video for Badwater135

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Chasing Vert Athlete Sam Weir, training video for Badwater135

As most of you will know, Sam is training hard for Badwater135 and has been lucky enough to have the company of his father Dale, out on the trails.  Dale is also going to Badwater as support crew and has been training hard himself to help pace and keep Sam motivated and on track.  Here's a video of some training run together

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Our first Chasing Vert Athlete....Sam Weir

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Our first Chasing Vert Athlete....Sam Weir

Who is Sam Weir....... Sam is based on the Gold Coast and is 25 years of age, which is relatively young for his chosen sport of Ultra Marathon running.  Sam hold's multiple under 25 National distance records and, in the past 4 years has competed in some of Australia's hardest races, with a no DNF rate.   Highlights in Sam's career  1st -  450klm Anzac Ultra in 2014 (81 hrs with his nearest rival finishing 21hrs adrift) 1st - Kokoda Teams Challenge (96klm race in the Gold Coast Hinterland) 2nd - Age group Tawawerra Ultra Marathon 100klm  Youngest ever to...

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What is a Buff ?

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What is a Buff ?

One of the most versatile pieces of gear I’ve tried this year is a ChasingVert Buff.  A buff is a tube of polyester microfabric. If you slip it over your head, it will form a hat that will keep you warm or keep the sun off of your head. You can roll it up and also make it into a head band to keep the sweat out of your eyes. Buffs can be used in any outdoor activity and are very popular with extreme sports, such as mountain climbing, rock climbing, MTB, trail running, Dirt biking, parachuters, cyclist anything to...

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