Entries by Matt-Maynard

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“Buena Vibra” / Xtrail Puchuncaví 50km (español)

  Aprendí una frase nueva en Español recién: “Tiene buena vibra.”  Pero como todos los aprendizajes, son muy difícil entenderlos si no les vives en un contexto real. Este sábado pasado, a las 11:08am, en las últimas zancadas antes de la meta en el pueblo costal de Punchuncavi, entendí perfecto lo que la frase significa… Sin embargo, 5 […]

The Outdoor Olympics / UTMB 100mile Footrace

  – Why the world’s (unofficial) ultra running championship is unlike any other sporting event – There was a moment during the Utra Trail du Mont Blanc live coverage this weekend, where we watched the Spaniard Luis Alberto Hernando walking along a mountain path in the Chamonix Valley, closely followed by the American Seth Swanson. […]

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In the future we will all be environmentalists

[:en] Imagine if you can, a futuristic history lesson that captures our own historical now. There’s interactive textbooks showing a rising line graph of carbon parts per million plotted against increasing temperature. As the children’s eyes track along the graph, dynamic illustrations pop up from the industrial revolution, through to Shell poking that first oil […]

Til-Til to Lampa 38km (English Version)

A wildly beautiful and brutal experience in Chile’s coastal mountains this weekend, representing GreenBeanTrails. It was all thanks to Latitud Sur’s most recent event on the calendar – The Til Til to Lampa Traverse. We passed through golden oaks, alpine lagoons and remote valleys – washed a verdant green after the recent winter rain. Whilst […]

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Til-Til Lampa 38km (español)

Tuve una experiencia maravillosa y durísima en las montañas este fin de semana, representando mi marca GreenBeanTrails. Fue gracias a Latitud Sur‪ y su edición mas recien de su calendario – Traversia Til-Til Lampa. Pasamos por un paisaje sublime con robles de oro y valles desconocidos y verdosos. Mientras que el resto del mundo se esta volviendo […]

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Challenge Complete – 31,000m Above The Smog in July / DESFAFIO COMPLETADO – 31,000m Subidos Arriba del Smog

[:en] I went into the mountains this month and climbed a vertical KM above the city everyday because I hoped to…  Photograph the winter pollution epidemic in Santiago from above, that sends children and the elderly to hospital with chronic lung complications. Show an enduring commitment to a difficult challenge; similar to the greater one of reducing our own carbon […]