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John Layfield’s Seven Summits Blog #3

Five weeks out from Kilimanjaro. The heavy work has already started. One thing I have realized is mountain climbing is not like a marathon, but rather, it is like doing a marathon at altitude every day for a week straight. Looking at the itinerary of Kilimanjaro I realize that it is the same as every other mountain and that I will be climbing for up to half a day every day till I get to the top. This is a completely different training than just a long race or an ultra marathon, because after you do it you have to get up the next morning...

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John Layfield’s Seven Summits Blog #2

Today training starts getting very real in my Seven Summits for Kids quest. I’m exactly 16 weeks out from Aconcagua in South America and anytime you are training for a mountain with an estimated 30% success rate that is nicknamed Mount Death y...

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John Layfield’s Seven Summits Blog

Training starts this week on my second mountain, Kilimanjaro (Tanzania, Africa) that I will leave to climb September 21. I have just over eight weeks but a much bigger head start to my training then I did for Mt. Elbrus, which I just attempted i...

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The One Bermuda Alliance has made quick progress on the political front, with polls in July suggesting that the party launched in May 2011 was only marginally behind the ruling Progressive Labour Party in terms of popularity. The Bermudian ma...