May 18, 2019
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Watch Mark take on Dragon’s Back!!

As a tribute to his recently passed wife Lucy, Mark Zirbser has been tackling a series of tough endurance runs and raising funds for Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation and Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice. You can donate via this link Just a couple of weeks ago mark completed the London Marathon but that event will be

May 17, 2019
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Lucy Awarded Australian Geographic Society Nancy Bird Walton Sponsorship

Congratulations to Lucy Barnard, recipient of 2019 Australian Geographic Society Nancy Bird Walton Sponsorship. This is amazing support for this inspiring woman on a multi year 30000km challenge. Applications for the sponsorship open on October 16th each year, to mark Nancy’s birthday. The annual funding of $5000 is awarded to an Australian woman planning to

May 10, 2019
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Pedregal = Foot Queen

On her 30,000km walking odyssey Lucy has now passed through the worst of the Atacama Desert, crossed into Peru and approaching the end of arid Atacama territory. Now about 2/3 the way through South America she is at a place called Pedregal. Loosely translated that would be Foot Queen! How apt! Traveling with dog buddy

April 26, 2019
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Look Who’s Back!!! Lucy is in Peru!

After a 2 month break where Lucy Barnard was letting the searing heat of the Atacama Desert ease off, she is now back walkling on her quest to be the first woman to trek the full length of the Americas.  That's 30,000km! As of today she has reached Upsi Alto Ilo which is about 120km

April 15, 2019
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North Pole Season Cancelled

Skiing to the North Pole is restricted to a small time window each year. In 2019 the window has been closed shut before anyone has started! There has been political wrangling between Russia and Ukraine over flight arrangements required to get supplies and people to the starting point.  The time window itself has been reduced

March 19, 2019
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Art “Karts” Huseonica recently set a new Arizona Trail record by yo-yoing the Trail in one calendar year.

On December 12, 2018 at 12:00PM Karts and a small group of friends and officials from the Arizona Trail Association reached the trail’s southern terminus on the Mexican border. This completed Kart’s 1,600 mile round-trip of the grueling Arizona Trail, one of the United States’ long-distance national scenic trials. He referred to it as his

March 16, 2019
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Eirliani Rahman, to ski to North Pole, April 2019

Eirliani Rahman is aiming to ski 100 miles (161 km) from 13-25 April 2019 to the North Pole to raise awareness on child sexual abuse.  Most recently she has been training in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Photo credit: Jessica O'Meara.  On her trek to the North Pole, she aims to ski about 10 miles (16 km)

February 12, 2019
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Big Horse Trek

Many adventurous hikers will have pondered the challenge of hiking Australia's Bicentennial National Trail. Variously known as ‘the BNT’, the National Trail  or simply ‘the Trail’, the 5,330km BNT follows the foothills of the Great Dividing Range and the Eastern Escarpment offering self reliant distance trekkers a uniquely Australian adventure. As it winds along Australia’s eastern seaboard the BNT

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Yukon 2020 Expedition

One of ArmaSkin's most adventurous Ambassadors is Art “Karts” Huseonica, from Arizona. Starting mid June 2020, Art will embark on an expedition to canoe the length of the Yukon River. The Yukon River is one of the greatest rivers in the world, stretching 1,980 miles from deep in the Yukon Territory of Canada, through the state of Alaska, emptying

February 7, 2019
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Maxi & Mum heading to the Earth’s extreme!

The summit of Mt Chimborazo in Ecuador has the distinction of being the furthrest point from the centre of the Earth, being a staggering 2.1km further than Mt Everest's summit. Toni Fisher is a Secondary Teacher in South Australia. Turning 50 this year, this happily married Mum of 3 is partnering with her son Maxi to reach

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