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Bike a century with my brother, Dean.
We could both use the motivation to exercise more.
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updated: Mar 10, 2009
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Bike around the world


Completed!
Done 1993-4. Boy was I in good shape when I got back to Madison.
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updated: Mar 10, 2009
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Canoe the entire Wisconsin river.

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updated: Mar 10, 2009
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Cross country ski 100km in one day.


Completed!
Done.

I picked a day when the track was fast and the weather was good. Forcast was for temp to be at about 5deg F at sunrise and get up to 20 by 3pm. Just as important, the wind was light.

Started....
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updated: Mar 7, 2012
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DaveHess wrote: Mar 7, 2012
Just did the Vasaloppet cross country ski race in Sweden. While this does not give me another 100K day, it was 90K of racing. The Vasaloppet is the oldest, biggest, and longest (of the major races) in the world. Approximately 15,000 people and a mass start. Way cool. Finished in 5:48 and then enjoyed a shower, several beers, and a lot of food. Stayed at the finish until 8:20pm when the last skier crossed the finish line after 12 hours and 20 minutes of skiing. One very amazing thing......one guy finished his 50th Vasaloppet this year!





Do 20+ cross country ski marathons
2/15/08.......I think I'm at 12 now, and the Birkie is next weekend.

3/08/08........Finished 10th Birkie! I'm only counting 9 towards my total though because last years race was reduced to half....

Completed!
2011-2012 season.
Signed up for the Vassaloppet in Mora, Sweden. This is 90K (56 miles) so did lots of roller skiing, swimming, hill bounding, and core work over summer and fall. Not much snow in....
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updated: Mar 7, 2012
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B_Rye wrote: Mar 7, 2012
Congratulations on the "check!" We'll have to celebrate by doing something much less strenuous!





Do a big hunting trip (maybe moose or elk) with my brother, Dan
It will be a great time, and since he is a semi-pro hunter, I'll have a guide.
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updated: May 27, 2008
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Have number of countries visited exceed age


Completed!
I think I'm about even right now.........
..........years pass.................................
........................I think I'm falling behind
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updated: Mar 10, 2009
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Hike the John Muir trail

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updated: Dec 15, 2008
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Ride motorcycles from Wisconsin to Alaska and back with my wife, Stacy


Completed!
Completed 2000. Fantastic....10,000 miles in 4 weeks. Camped almost the whole trip. Everyday was an adventure.
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updated: Jan 21, 2009
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Sail around the world


Completed!
Done 2000-2002. See http://www.ladybugadventures.com.
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updated: Mar 15, 2008
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Show my kids the world.
By sailboat if they dig that. Otherwise by some other means.
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updated: Feb 1, 2008
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Skinny dip in a different neighborhood pool every night for a week.
Alcohol may be involved. Bonus points if pool owners join me (or I should say "us" as my significantly better other is also significantly more attractive and will hopefully join me in this adventure).....
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updated: Mar 31, 2008
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Swim with sharks


Completed!
Done 2001. In the Galapagoes and again at Cocos Keeling (Indian Ocean). Important tip...only do it if the locals are doing it (and still have most of their limbs)

Snorkel....
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updated: Sep 28, 2010
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