“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 of the oceans, into space, and now–thanks in part to modern paragliding gear–we’re able to hike and fly across
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 changed the way I think about crowdfunded expeditions. Without a doubt, the most intense period was when the crowdfunding page went LIVE.
“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 the goal of raising £3,600 before the 10th of January, to be able to start training for a MASSIVE unassisted expedition