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Diving the MT Haven ..

Posted by Mark Lyons in diving, Fun, Motoviation, submarines, swimming, Uncategorized, Wild swimming | Leave a comment

“ MT Haven was a VLCC (very large crude carrier),which In 1991, while loaded with 144,000 tonnes (1 million barrels) of crude oil, exploded, caught fire and sank off the coast of Genoa, Italy, killing six Cypriot crew and flooding the Mediterranean with up to 50,000 tonnes of crude oil.[1] It broke in two … Continue reading

Shout out to the Kayaker , a true king of adventure …

Posted by Mark Lyons in himalaya, Mojo, Motoviation, stories from the past, Uncategorized | 5 Comments

. . Sat here on holiday looking out the window at the rain, semi-consciously willing it to lay off just for a short while so I can chance a quick hill run to keep my training schedule in check. A … Continue reading

Different moods …………..

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    Different moods …………..   I wrote my last post when I was feeling a little somber , unhappy even ,  my training was over , I had entered the taper phase leading up to the Gobi Desert race … Continue reading

Broken ….

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The Finish Line …… I returned home from the Marathon Des Sable totally exhausted, with debilitating blisters all over both my feet and a burnt stomach lining from an overdose of pain killers… almost 2 weeks later after a gallon … Continue reading