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‘Into the Wild’ film review and interview with author Jon Krakauer

January 23rd, 2008 · 1 Comment

This is a review of the Sean Penn film Into the Wild. You may be interested in this one if you’ve ever had the itch to ditch your hum-drum routine and see the world. The real world. It includes an interview with author Jon Krakauer who wrote the original book. Listen to the ‘Into the […]

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Kayaker explains why he paddled from Australia to NZ

January 12th, 2008 · 1 Comment

James Castrission discusses: why they did it, the highs and lows of the trip, his sea legs, what he and his partner Justin Jones missed most from their old lives, and how they felt about hitting dry land. Why they did it and the highs and lows (Catrission 1) Castrission speaks by satellite phone in […]

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Kayaker tells of 4m shark and “the massive whirlpool”

January 12th, 2008 · No Comments

James Castrission tells of the 4 metre shark that tested if their kayak was food. And the massive whirlpool which forced them to paddle back towards Australia to get out of it and thereby loose 10 days. (In fact the boys paddled an extra 1000km.) Sharks and whirlpool (Castrission 4)

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Kayaker speaks about sleep deprivation training, the vast ocean, the next trip and Justin

January 12th, 2008 · 1 Comment

James Castrission discusses training (including sleep deprivation exercises), his friendship with Justin, their next trip and feeling small in the vast ocean. Sleep deprivation, Justin, the next trip, and the vast ocean (Catrission 2)

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Kayaker describes how their use of the net has re-shaped expeditioning

January 12th, 2008 · No Comments

James Castrission discusses how their use of the internet has re-shaped expeditioning, why their expedition has been so professional, their thoughts on Andrew McAuley who a year earlier had disappeared 90km short, the relentless gnawing of the sea on them and their gear, and why their daily washing was so critical. How the internet has […]

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Kayaker speaks about food, beer and life after the expedition

January 12th, 2008 · No Comments

James Castrission discusses the “ravenous mind” (food), beer, how he’s changed as a person, the welcome in New Plymouth and life after the expediton. Food, beer, and life after the expedition (Catrission 5)

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Kayakers conquer ocean’s Everest

January 11th, 2008 · No Comments

Two Australians’ determination to paddle from Australia to New Zealand demonstrate the hallmarks of the late Sir Edmund Hillary.Click on this link to see the SMH news article on Sir Ed Hillary, who along with Tenzing Norgay, were the first to climb Mt Everest. Click on this link for an article from the Sydney Morning […]

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