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[BOOK SOFT LAUNCH] Getting Sponsored – Rhys Fisher

Last week I soft-launched my first book project titled: ”Getting Sponsored”. It aims to answer the #1 question in my opinion that troubles most aspiring athletes and adventurers – how do you make a living with your craft. Even though equipment sponsorships are nice to have and important when pursuing adventuring full-time, I constantly find that both adventurers and athletes alike get stuck when trying…

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Paralyzed by the ******* – A peek into what might be taking life from your years

“The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown” ― Howard Phillips Lovecraft I’d like you to think about what humans have accomplished for a second. We’ve ridden across Earth’s great land masses, built ships to sail across the seas, invented machines that can take us to the depths…

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12 Lessons Learned While Crowdfunding Project Thermal Crossings

For the last 6-months, I’ve been working full-time on the Thermal Crossings project. It’s been a rollercoaster ride from start to present, and I’m lucky to have met many AWESOME people along the way. Sure it hasn’t been without the occasional #$%& up, but all in all, this experience has provided me with a huge learning opportunity that has forever…

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Rhys Fisher – Tracking Results

“What gets measured gets managed” – Peter Drucker In this blog post, I’m going to share a sneak peak into how I’m going to tackle paragliding pilot progression, and show the exact steps I take to be able to vol-biv proficiently. And it starts by making a confession. But first. As many of you already know, I recently launched this Indiegogo campaign with…

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Three Challenges of Paragliding Over the Tian Shan

My name is Rhys Fisher and I’m a cross-country-paraglider who has recently embarked on a mission to answer the question, “how do we become better pilots without killing ourselves?”. I’ll do this by putting my own pilot progression under the microscope, becoming a guinea pig of sorts. Throughout this journey, I will document how the human body changes as I train alongside…

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Thermal Crossings is NOW LIVE – New Trailer, Limited Edition T-shirts, and Much More

December is the Month. After six months of work, the Thermal Crossings adventure is available everywhere! I put my heart and soul into my projects. Agile Existence, for example, has received tens of thousands of readers, and will continue to be home to many future articles where I share with you exactly how I blaze such an uncommon trail. Compared to this blog, I've…

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The Boons of an Open Mind

Have you ever wondered what makes some of your friends and relatives so at ease with leading a life characterised by routine and repetition, and others seemingly impossible to pin down? The first frugally carving out their little corner of existence and staying there, and the latter always chasing their latest inclination as rigorously and with as much curiosity as their first clumsy steps…

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Kick-Start your Language Learning: Save Time and Effort with the Right Approach

Learning to speak another language is a great challenge but, contrary to popular belief, not something that demands the “right gene” or a huge investment of time and energy. In fact, with the right mentality and tools, anyone can do it with only the slightest change in routine. So why aren’t more people doing it? I have found that not knowing where or…

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How to go on a Mini-Retirement This Summer: Goal Setting in Action

Warning: This post may change your life. Whoever told you that taking extended breaks is a luxury for the rich and retired – it’s simply not true. In fact, I believe it to be an essential ingredient to happier living. I’ll admit though, tackling the logistical, financial, and professional challenges that arise from taking three months (or more) of your life back, is…

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