Conquering the Atacama Crossing (Chile)

30 March - 5 April 2008

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Entries from January 2008

What the physio therapist had to say!

January 31st, 2008 · No Comments

Don’t know if it is good news or bad news. My physio said I have strong outer thigh muscles and weak inner thigh muscles therefore causing my patella to be running off track and the cartilage rubbing unsmoothly, thereby cartilage deficit (don’t know if I have explained it well). He said that I would need […]

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Donation from Mike Turnbull!

January 29th, 2008 · No Comments

Thanks for the donation Mike Turnbull (HK$500), will definitely finish the feat and collect the money off you!
To show a log of donations, like last time, Stephane and I will keep an updated log of donations received from people on this blog! =) Receipts will only be issued to over HK$100 donations and will deliver them to […]

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Knee injury!

January 29th, 2008 · No Comments

3 weeks ago I injured myself and since I’ve had swollen knees. I’ve seen an acupuncture and he said I had water accumulation under the knee cap (water on the knee). He stuck tons of needles in me and told me to rest it, sadly, being the Joc I am, I had the China Coast […]

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Just to get to this point.

January 28th, 2008 · No Comments

Its amazing what one would do which is out of their way. I’m not talking about my training preparation but a computer illiterate person like me having to press all the buttons, write a blurb and all in all the people behind setting up this web page! Thankyou Sharon and Auntie Dot for organising and liasing […]

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30 March 2008 to 5 April 2008

January 28th, 2008 · No Comments

The Atacama Crossing the 2nd series of 4 deserts, is a self supported footrace across 250 kilometres (150miles) across the Atacama desert in the north of Chile. The unique feature of the Atacama desert is that it has been around for 15 million years and it is 50 times more arid than California’s Death Valley, […]

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The Atacama Crossing

January 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

Once more Jocelyn and Stephane risk unimaginable challenges and go to Chile to conquer the Atacama Crossing to raise funds for the Sunbeam Children’s Village!

Sixteen countries will be represented by Atacama Crossing 2007 competitors

The youngest competitor is 18 and the eldest is 67 years old

82% of the competitors are male; 18% are female

The largest contingent […]

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