Wednesday Win (2018-Sep-19)

Salomon TV | PĂOBÙ 跑步 [Meaning: TO RUN]
Running is currently one of the fastest growing outdoor activities in China. Six years ago trail running was almost unheard of. Now there are hundreds of trail races every year. With this new found interest in outdoor sports, it seems as if trail running could serve as a bridge for a new generation of young Chinese as they reconnect with their wild spaces.
With Lucy & Maj. // http://tv.salomon.com/story/paobu

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The Trail Running Series 2018 – Race #4 Anglesea

Trail Running Series – Race #4
Distance: 8km /15km/ 23km
Date: Sunday 16th September 2018
Location: Anglesea
Organised by: Rapid Ascent

We are stoked to welcome you to our home turf down here at Anglesea on the Surf Coast race #4 of The Trail Running Series presented by The North Face. We think its nice down here and the running options are many and various, with each of the race courses passing through a broad range of landscapes from secret beaches lined with cliffs through to Ironbark bushland littered with wildflowers. Race 4 also coincides with the 100km Surf Coast Century so come down a day early and cheer on these hardy runners as they complete their own (ultra) running goals. See you by the sea!

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Tuesday Tunes‬ #273 – Well, that’s annoying

Earworm
❝ An earworm, sometimes known as a brainworm, sticky music, stuck song syndrome, or Involuntary Musical Imagery (INMI) is a catchy piece of music that continually repeats through a person’s mind after it is no longer playing. Phrases used to describe an earworm include “musical imagery repetition”, “involuntary musical imagery”, and “stuck song syndrome” ❞ — wikipedia

You have been warned.

The story of ‘Baby Shark’: How toddlers around the world made a K-pop earworm go viral
… The catchy children’s song has gone explosively viral, saturating the internet and the neural circuitry of toddlers the world over. It’s the latest pop culture trend to captivate a young audience – perhaps the youngest ever – fueled by animated, K-pop style YouTube music videos that have racked up more than 3 billion views.
The tune itself isn’t exactly new: It started as a simple nursery rhyme more than 20 years ago, a go-to singalong on school playgrounds and summer campgrounds. In 2015, it was reinvented as a series of whimsical music videos by Korean children’s entertainment brand Pinkfong. The most popular version features a lineup of cartoon sea creatures alongside singing and dancing Korean children. …
SMH (2018-Sep-16)

Time for some music …
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This weeks links (2018-09-17)

Surf Coast Victoria

In brief:

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Running:

* RUN WILD / Chapter 4 (Jaybird)

* Berlin Marathon 2018: Eliud Kipchoge smashes marathon world record, wins third Berlin Marathon 2:01:39

* The Trail Running Series – Highlights of Race #04: Anglesea

Cycling:

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Some reading/listening:

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Azart

Azart (азарт) (Russian, n.) / æˈzɑːrt / a-zarrt.
Heat, excitement, ardour, fervour; to do something with gusto;
may also be associated with recklessness and risk-taking.

#PositiveLexicography

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Radical Reels Tour 2018

❝ A collection of short action-packed films from the Banff Mountain Film Festival that will have you on the edge of your seat from start to finish. The Radical Reels Tour shows an entirely different set of films to those screened at the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour in May.
Designed to take you into the wilds and out of your comfort zone, the films feature daring footage or some of the most accomplished climbers, paddlers, wing-suit pilots, skiers, snowboarders and mountain-bike riders alive today. …❞

❝ … Each action-packed short has been hand-picked from more than 300 entries to the prestigious Banff Mountain Film Festival. The original and the best mountain film festival.
The Radical Reels Tour offers up a second serving of award-winning adventurous films of the Banff Mountain Film Festival. This year, the Australian line-up showcases two-and-a-half hours of short adventure films packed full of action. Filled with wild rides, long lines, steep jumps and skilful stunts, the films celebrate the camaraderie, courage and conviction of today’s most out-there adventurers.
Captivating cinematography, complete with stunning vistas shot from unbelievable vantage points, pays homage to the wild and rugged playgrounds today’s thrill-seekers explore with their mountain bikes, paddles, ropes, skis, snowboards and wing-suits in tow. ❞

THIS YEAR THERE ARE THREE PROGRAMS TO CHOOSE FROM.
(THERE IS SOME CROSS OVER IN THE PROGRAMS)
📅 Melbourne Crown: Tue 27th November 2018, 6:30 – 9:30 PM [Orange Program]
📅 Melbourne Crown: Tue 27th November 2018, 6:45 – 9:45 PM [Red Program]
📅 Melbourne Astor: Wed 28th November 2018, 7:15 – 10:15 PM [Yellow Program]

Why
Iceland. A cold, rugged and forbidding landscape where powerful rivers plunge through bedrock gorges, over massive waterfalls towards the sea. A crew of French kayakers travel here to ask the question we have all asked ourselves in the outdoors at some point: “Why? Why do we do this?”. FILMMAKER: Hugo Clouzeau

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Wednesday Win (2018-Sep-12)

REI Presents: Safe Haven
Founded on the belief that everyone is welcome, Memphis Rox opened a climbing gym to be at the center or the city’s revitalization. Watch and if you are interested to learn more about Memphis Rox. https://www.memphisrox.com/

Arc’teryx Presents: The World Above
I see myself more on exposed faces than on single move problems. South Africa is more or less famous for its exceptional bouldering and sport climbing, but only very few climbers choose the enormous potential for trad climbing on perfect quartzite, sandstone and granite. … https://blog.arcteryx.com/history-new-routes-south-africa/

Mirror Wall
Mirror Wall documents the latest (2016) expedition from world class climber Leo Houlding and his team as they take on the imposing Mirror Wall, a 1200m vertical tower in the polar mountains of Greenland.

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