Ian Hall finished second overall in the 6633 Ultra in March 2013. We want to say congrats on the amazing accomplishment! The 6633 Ultra is a 352-mile race from Eagle Plains in the Yukon to the Arctic Ocean at Tuktoyaktuk which is through the Arctic Circle. This race is a non-stop, self-sufficient foot race. At the beginning of the 2013 race there were 20 starters and only four that finished. Hall’s race time was six days and 19 hours which earned him second place. Check out the pictures below of him at the Arctic Circle and during the race wearing his favorite cold weather face mask, the ColdAvenger!
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Hey all you ColdAvenger fans, did you know that May is Asthma Awareness Month? Since this is the month for everyone to learn a little bit more about this serious, sometimes life-threatening chronic disease, we have pulled a few websites together that can help.
Check out the USEPA’s website on “What is Asthma” here: http://www.epa.gov/asthma/about.html
Go here to identify asthma triggers in your home that you can help control.
Also check out Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America’s website here: http://www.aafa.org/
Lastly, learn more about cold weather induced asthma and how the ColdAvenger helps prevent it here: http://www.talusoutdoor.com/coldavenger/uses/asthma
Recently, some of Google’s employees used up vacation days and traveled to the highest mountains in the world… for our enjoyment. While there, Google employees snapped photos and now you can explore some of the most famous mountains on Earth including, Aconcagua (South America), Kilimanjaro (Africa), Mount Elbrus (Europe) and Everest Base Camp (Asia) on Google Maps. See the photo gallery that Outside Magazine pulled together by clicking on the picture below. Thanks Google! But, it is still a goal of mine to get out there and experience it for myself–but while at the desk these images are a very nice distraction!
Talus athlete, Hari Mix, and his crew headed to Everest Basecamp #3 for the final climatization climb. Hari and team are searching how everyday activities are affected in extreme environments. Hari left a phonecast on his last blog dated April 24th, 2013 saying that he was looking forward to the climb and would be back in five to seven days. To listen to the entire phonecast click here. We would like to say good luck to Hari and his team on his climbs and research on Everest!
At the beginning of 2013, Outside Magazine wrote the ultimate North American winter bucket list. Here are a few that made the list:
Tackle a Winter Triathlon
Learn to Mush
Snowshoe Bryce Canyon
See the Northern Lights
Ski, Shoot, Repeat
Go Winter Water Rafting
Surf in the Snow
There were so many to choose from but these were the ones that made our list. What would be on your list? Read the entire article here.
Bret Wydysh BSRT, RRT is a good friend and ColdAvenger advocate. Bret was added to our medical advisory board last July and he suffers from asthma but is determined to continue his love of the outdoors and skiing. Read more about him and his condition in Allergy & Asthma Today Winter 2012 Issue.
January 23rd-26th is the giant Outdoor Retailer trade show in Salt Lake City. We’ll be there!
If you are going to be visiting the OR Winter market at the Salt Palace Convention Center, come visit the Talus at the Snowsports Zone and see how improved lung function can be a reality.
We’ll be doing all sorts of fun live demos, and our CEO John Sullivan III will be available to answer your questions and chat about what makes the ColdAvenger such a great product.
To all of our incredible fans – you’re all amazing! We met our goal of getting 250 votes to make it to the next round of the Mission Small Business contest!
Thank you so much to everyone who has contributed their time and vote to the #MissionSmallBusiness competition. The contest is over and we are now just waiting to hear the verdict on who receives the Mission Small Business grant. Only 12 businesses will win but we’re in the race fair and square and we’re crossing our fingers we’re one of the chosen ones. Keep pulling for us!
ExplorersWeb.com’s put together a news roundup from the 2011 expedition spring season. The roundup includes updates from the Himalayas, the North Pole, and beyond, including the World Record of Altitude in Paragliding.
From the top of Everest to over the sea: World Record of Altitude in Paragliding One couldn’t fly, the other didn’t climb – together on Everest they broke the World Record of Altitude in Paragliding. Read More…
It also included this statement about Cold Avenger.
K2 rescuer about the Cold Avenger: “Should be part of an altitude prescription” The face mask not only unlocked ExWeb stories this Everest season but could also help you summit with proper use. “I believe use of the mask is in fact most important during the early acclimatization stages for high altitude climbing,” said Eric F. Meyer, M.D (K2, 2008). Read More…