Well it's the end of February already!
Issue 8 is being printed as we speak. I was going over the proof last night getting a warm fuzzy feeling about everything we've created with this magazine :)
Here's your weekly dose of adventure - and scroll down for testing opportunities for Issue 9..
Dawn Wood of Row Aurora completed her 3000 mile row across the Atlantic - arriving in Barbados yesterday. https://rowaurora.co.uk
Lindsay Cole is cycling 750 miles from Devon to Scotland for the inaugural Scottish Winter Swimming Championships. She's looking for people to cycle with her and take a dip along the way: https://www.lindseycole.co.uk/
Veronika of Make it Your Adventure has announced her plans to cycle from London to Scotland in April and is trying to demonstrate that "even when you are not a professional athlete you can still go on amazing adventures". First post in the series here.
A cool opportunity mixing Glaciers and STEM for girls: details.
Here's an interview with Sophia Denenberg, the first black woman to climb Everest.
Have you seen the Oman: Her Faces of Change expedition across the Empty Quarter?
AND THERE'S SO MUCH GOING ON THE INTREPID BLOG!
Read our latest posts:
Helen Langridge: What cycling around the world taught me about my body and mind
Interview with Alex Feechan - Founder and CEO of FINDRA Clothing
20 questions with Beth Pascall - Fastest Known Time to run the Cape Wrath trail (in winter!)
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QUOTE OF THE WEEK
“YOU ARE BRAVER THAN YOU BELIEVE,
STRONGER THAN YOU SEEM AND
SMARTER THAN YOU THINK.”
- Winnie the Pooh
GEAR TESTING O'CLOCK!
Items up for test in Issue 9 are:
CimAlp Waterproof Trail Running Jacket (RRP £169.90)
CimAlp 3/4 length compression leggings (RRP £69.90)
Trek3S Easy lock Hiking Poles (RRP £89.90)
Findra Iona Lite Merino Zip Top (RRP £82.50)
To apply to join the test team, sign into www.intrepid-magazine.com and head into the Membership Bonuses section. We'll pick the best person who can test the item and send us a review with pictures by 29th March. You have until THIS SATURDAY at 12 NOON to apply.
P.S. Yes, you do get to keep it.
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