Crap I Gotta Do This Year

Just thinking ’bout some crap I gotta do this year.

Iron distance triathlon- sans real training. Yes. Seriously. I want to see if I can finish in the allotted time on will power alone.

Buy a lime green jeep- because I’ve never seen anyone drive one. They’re pretty ugly, and I like that.

Visit my uncle in Ecuador- because he’s trippy & I wanna run some volcanos there.

Get my bizznazz taken care of- I would like to have a business with Amber established by the end of the year. More on that next post.

Get a new band-I cut the cord on my bandanna tied around my wrist for over a year last week. That bandanna represented my strength, and I left it on until it fell apart. Decided I would dedicate another band to another attribute- waiting for that moment to hit me.

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Get my 10 dead hang pullups- this is something that has been plaguing me for the past year. I’ll get close to my goal, then shut down for some reason. Working on fixing that right now.

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Chase down 100 at Teton-Yellowstone in October & Hinson Lake 24 in September- I don’t plan on training insanely again, but I do plan on busting my butt and placing high at least. Lisa Smith-Batchen will be guiding me, making sure I don’t train myself into the ground again. Or end up in the ICU.. Same thing.

Write some epic [..stuff..] at Badwater- I like to write.. But I really like to write write. Writing about inspiring experiences & people – that’s kinda my sweet spot.

Land a column or spot in a mag- I want to be printed. Online is cool, but not the same. It’s like the difference between albums & mp3s. I want to hold the real stuff.

Skydive again- ready to take the plunge again before Christmas. Hoping Dan feels the same.. He’s buying.

Section Hike the AT with Amber- this would be our next major adventure. Want some wicked pics & wild tales to share.

Get bit by a snake- just seeing if you’re paying attention? Nah. I’m for real. I’ve always thought it would be sick to get bitten by a snake, and have like-an almost emergency. Like…you know… cut the XX’s, suck the venom type thing (even though it may not be necessary..and I could probably just call 911 or drive myself to the ER.) Wouldn’t that make a great story? Maybe this year.. Probably not… It’s on my list though….Shut up.

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Move up rank in BFAC-Would need something like a snake bite to make this happen!

That’s pretty much it.

Recent links featuring me or my stories I’ve been meaning to share:

Fitness Tips & Motivation from Brooks Group

Running Tips from Brooks Panel of Experts

http://www.trailsroc.org/2012/04/01/ashley-ringo-walsh-draft-april-runner-highlight/

http://www.driven2divide.com/biker-profile-ashley-ringo-Walsh/

http://beyondlimitsmagazine.com/coming-full-circle-an-ultrarunners-journey

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