February 13, 2018
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Rebecca takes on 20,000 ft Island Peak

Rebecca Webb, an Aussie adventurer, went to the Himalayas to challenge herself. Rebecca, who does not classify herself as a technical climber chose to try to climb Island Peak. This Peak was climbed by Sir Edmund Hillary in preparation for his climb of Everest. At over 20,000 ft the climb is significant with oxygen levels

February 9, 2018
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Art Huseonica to attempt Arizona Trail Thru Hike

Art Huseonica will commence his attempt to thru-hike the 800-mile/1,300km Arizona Trail starting February 27, 2018 at the Mexican border. It will be a "supported" hike. Art, a well known Arizonian Explorer will use a trilogy of proof including a public GPS track, location selfies, and witnesses to confirm his progress.

January 22, 2018
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Lucy Barnard one year into 30,000km attempt to make world walk record from Argentina to Alaska

The Australian ABC News reported on Lucy's (aka Tangles+Tail) epic challenge to Walk the Americas.  ArmaSkin are pleased to be providing Lucy with our blister prevention liner socks.  Here's a link to the ABC interview

January 15, 2018
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Lucy in sight of South Pacific Ocean

Lucy Barnard, attempting to walk the length of the Americas has recently crossed the Andes and is now at Teodora Schmidt, a Chilean town about 15km from the Chilean coastline. It appears Lucy may be continuing westward so her pictures may soon include ocean views. She is still to collect her resupply from Osorno as

December 8, 2017
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Lucy reaches San Martin de Los Andes

Lucy Barnard, the Australian adventuress attempting to walk the length of the Americas, is now about halfway through her walk of the length of Argentina. While as the crow flies that is about 2300km, Lucy is more likely to be approaching 3000km of travel given that she regularly diverts to picturesque aspects of the Andes

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Paul Suggitt completes his 10,000 mile challenge in 336 days!

Paul Suggitt set a goal to complete 10,000 miles in 365 days. He crossed the finish line of his challenge after 336 days of walking, running and riding a bike to help raise awareness of the Chris Lucas Trust Rhabdomyosarcoma Appeal. "336 days ago I set off not knowing what I had set myself up for

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Robbie makes The Longest Try at Suncorp. No blisters thanks to ArmaSkin linersocks

Robbie Dolan completed The Longest Try by touching down at Suncorp Stadium coincident with the Rugby League World Cup Grand Final Day Backed up by his partner Miriam on this 42 day, 1800km challenge to run from Melbourne to Brisbane, Robbie touched down for a number of children's charities, having collected funds along the way. ArmaSkin provided

November 16, 2017
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ArmaSkin to provide blister prevention for Bataan March

As in 2017, ArmaSkin is pleased to be a sponsor of the 2018 Bataan Memorial Death March. The Bataan Memorial Death March is an annual commemoration of the Bataan Death March attended by many of the survivors of the original march, along with thousands of supporters from around the world. It is held at White

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Robbie reaches Hunter Valley on Day 25/42.

Our friends Robbie and Miriam from The Longest Try and Mim's Longest Drive stopped by John Hunter Hospital NICU on Thank U NICU Day! Pictured here with Nurse Unit Manager Marie, Kristy our Nurture Program Support Worker and Tayah. Miriam herself was a premmie, adding another level of connection to the cause Robbie is running for. Follow their journey and show

November 7, 2017
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Lucy: Tangles and Tail provides entertaining VLOG from Argentina

Lucy who as regular readers will know is wearing ArmaSkin on her epic attempt to walk the full length of the Americas has just released an entertaining and inciteful VLOG on her Facebook Page. And a reminder that in our own news feed we had an interview with Luck last month.     Hopefully you can

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