The colour of the sky

It’s been a week since I completed the Yukon River Quest, yet I still feel I’m digesting the experience. There are so many stories to tell, and to do them justice I need a little more time to collect my thoughts. The race was never going to be easy, and I expected that probably more so than most. But when my foot pedal snapped 65km in and I was left without steering for the first half of the race, a whole new challenge was presented to me.

It was one of the most disappointing yet brilliant experiences of my life, and in the end I wouldn’t change a thing. During my three days on the river I experienced almost every emotion possible. There were certainly some darker moments, but like the colour of the sky, that light at the end of the tunnel never fully disappeared.

I look forward to sharing more of the experience soon.

The Yukon River at 11:05pm – Friday July 1, 2016

5 thoughts on “The colour of the sky”

  1. You take all the time you need….and thanks for letting us know that you are alright and you have many stories to share with us….sounds so exciting and wonderful ( and maybe other times, downright scary)….love and rest in your heart and earthsuit…..smiling….Barbie

  2. I am thankful to God you are safe, and the race/adventure was all it should have been. I look forward to hearing about the parts you want to share, whenever you want to share. Rest. 🙂

  3. We are all proud of you!! There are always some dark moments when taking on the unknown. No matter how well prepared you can be. Cant wait to hear more about it!

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