Gratuitous Product Placement

And now for my second trick I shall wow you with tales of new shoes and earworms.

I’m going to jump into the IceBug section of the to be expected sponsors gear review quite early for a number of reasons which I’ll cover off as we go. When I signed up for the Xterra series I joined a team with my mates and we were the Badass Runners aka Team IceBug (although the team shirt didn’t fit at the time). As such I was able to become an early Ice Bugger and get my hands on or more specifically feet in some of the first Icebugs in New Zealand around the time of the 4th race. Continue reading “Gratuitous Product Placement”

The post Hillary aftermath


So after what was basically a killer of a race, that went from searing heat to torrential downpour, I was left both stoked to have completed it and saddened that my time as an Icebug/CEP Hillary Inspirer was over. I had enjoyed writing my weekly(ish) blogs, and as it turned out people somehow enjoyed reading them. So I was left pondering the question; “Do I want to continue writing about my experiences and journey?” I said to myself “why the hell not, I can always stop if it gets annoying.”

So here we are, after days of deliberating on a witty name, at Kiwi Trail Snail. I’m going to attempt to post something at least monthly, stating with dumping in my Inspirer blogs (as it’s a quick way to add some content I’ve all ready done).

So buckle up and lets see where this goes.