2011 Archive

Adventure TEAM Challenge this weekend

The World's Most Adventurous Adventure Race™ starts on Saturday on the Upper Colorado River. This will be the 5th running of the Adventure TEAM Challenge, proudly sponsored by Alteryx, and it promises to be the best yet. We have 13 teams and 65 athletes from all over the US competing in an event that includes rafting, mountain biking, crossing zip lines and rappelling.

Expedition Impossible preview

Here is a sneak peak of the first 15 minutes of Expedition Impossible. The show premiers next Thursday on ABC. Hope you're getting psyched to cheer on Team No Limits!

TV news appearance

Yesterday, I was interviewed by our local NBC affiliate, KUSA, for their morning show Colorado & Company. I talked about the upcoming No Barriers Summit as well as a variety of other topics. As usual, my dog Uri stole the babe's heart!

Team No Limits featured in TV Guide

The premier of Expedition Impossible is just over a week away! Check out the new issue of TV Guide, which spotlights No Limits as a "Team To Watch." If you are in the Colorado Front Range, join the "watch party" at the Lazy Dog on the Mall in Boulder every Thursday as long as Team No Limits lasts! The first episode airs on June 23rd on ABC.

10 Years Ago Today...

I stood on top of the world! We got 19 out of 21 to the summit of Everest--still a world record for the most members of one team to top out in a day. Many, many thanks to my incredible friends who came together and achieved the impossible!!

Denver Post article on Quandary ascent!

Great article in today's Denver Post about our super-sucessful climb of Quandary Peak on Friday. We got 55 people—including 4 blinds, 1 prosthetic, 2 PTSDs, and 1 TBI—to the top of the 14,265 foot peak! We enjoyed spectacular weather and incredible camaraderie for a true celebration of taking on adversity. More details soon. PS at the bottom of the article, be sure to click the Recommend It link so this get more attention.

New Expedition Impossible commercial

"We're in the Sahara, yo!" "It would be humiliating to lose to a blind guy!"

Expedition Impossible - change of date

ABC has moved the premier from June 21st to Thursday, June 23rd. Same bat time, same bat channel. Here's the first commercial for our adventure race:

Expedition Impossible - Meet the teams

Here's Jeff with his Hollywood hairdo while I'm sizing up Ike in case I have to carry him. http://abc.go.com/shows/expedition-impossible/meet-the-teams/ThemeGallery/771576

Virtual Everest

Ten years ago, I suffered mightily to become the first blind person to climb the highest peak in the world. If only I had waited! Now you can climb Everest without even leaving your desk. This new technology lets you experience Everest in 3D high resolution. It's just like the real thing...minus the coughing your lungs up, terrifying crevasse crossings, and blistering cold.

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