(taken from pages hosted by Medium – https://medium.com/time-to-fly/coast2kosci-2016-part-1-slow-beginnings-4b2282fb7a87#.xwvlsmohg Putting this here now as I’m finally getting the second bit done… similar vibe to Coast2Kosci itself actually) Every edition of Coast2Kosci has a different meaning for every person. For some it’s redemption, for others it’s a target time, it’s a big end to a big year, or […]Read More Coast2Kosci 2016 part 1: Slow beginnings
Stoked! This is it! 4am alarm clock kicked us out the door in Sydney, early flight to Brisbane, and now we’re in the minivan and taking turns at the steering wheel on the way to Birdsville. After a year of amazing alpine, sub-polar, forest, and desert running around the world in 2012, it’s exciting to […]Read More Simpson Desert, bring it on!
So, you’ve got type 1 diabetes and you’re going to run 250km in a remote desert location. Most people have no idea what the potentially dire, life-affirming, and exciting consequences of that choice might be. Never mind them, though, this is about you. And the spectacularly creative and personable thing about diabetes is that it’s […]Read More How to: Doing a multiday desert race with type 1 diabetes
Just a brilliant day yesterday. I’ll be writing more this week to try to convey and capture some of the stories I heard yesterday about the battle these committed people are fighting to try to bring type 1 care and management in Queensland – especially in rural areas and small towns – into line with […]Read More Australian Diabetes Educators Association: Going Ultra!
Just had some really good news today about doing a presentation for diabetes educators in Queensland at the end of May, to be followed in quick succession by a presentation to diabetic teens and their parents, all with the aim of breaking down mental and educational barriers that get in the way of people living […]Read More Jess Baker goes BOOM! (we knew that….)
As promised, for the dedicated type 1 runners out there, here is my PowerPoint presentation from HypoActive’s AcT1vate 2013, at which I had the great pleasure to present a talk on the thrilling adventure of running ultramarathon with type 1 diabetes. Anybody opening this and asking, “what does this guy know?” has a point. Every […]Read More Diabetes and Ultra Marathon
Having an exceptional weekend at the University of Melbourne’s Creswick Campus attending AcT1vate 2013. Had the chance to present today on Ultramarathon and Type 1, not a typical combination. Lovely, friendly audience, really appreciated the photos of some of our running adventures last year, great 6-minute clip by Allan Bolton from exT1D reviewing the sum […]Read More Hi HypoActive!