Sep
05

When do you give up on your dreams?

You’ve seen it before, someone rising from the ashes to come back after they have been knock down for the count. This was the story in the making in Death Valley. One of the harshest environments on the Earth knocked…

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Aug
31

Badwater Solo Self Contained DNF

Death Valley is a brutal unforgiving place. I couldn’t adapt to the environment as I pushed too hard to make the time goal I set for myself. Ultimately pushing hard did me in, forcing me to abort the run. Months…

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Aug
16

Broken rib update for Badwater Solo ultramarathon

I was run through the coals on Facebook when I said that I would run Badwater solo with broken ribs and it was hotter than the blacktop in Death Valley. I was stoned and bashed for being irresponsible, even by my…

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Aug
13

Possible Disaster for Croix Sather’s Badwater Solo Run

It could be disaster for my Badwater Solo Ultramarathon. Just one week away it’s the kind of thing you pray doesn’t happen … happens. It was my last day to spend time with my kids before I challenge the most…

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Aug
03

Badwater SSC Solo cart part 4 – major design problem

The cart is starting to look complete. The skin is on and the brakes are fully functional. While it is starting to look complete, I found a major design problem. Something that must be fixed or the run across Death…

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