I don't do it for the pleasure, I do it for the pain May 8th 2011 A couple of months ago, there was a show on German TV in which a German and an Austrian team walked to the South Pole. One of the members of the German team had "I don't do it for the pleasure, I do it for the pain" written on his skis. I liked it and made it my personal mantra while preparing for the first triathlon in my life. I’ve been wanting to participate in one for ten years, but I ne ... read more
Europe » Germany » Hamburg » Hamburg As Europe's largest economy and most populous nation, Germany remains a key member of the continent's economic, political, and defense organizations. European power struggles immersed Germany in two devastating World Wars in the first half of the 20t... ... read more
I started this blog in late 2007, before heading off to Australia for a hang gliding adventure. After my first solo flight in a hang glider all I wanted to do was fly as much as possible. I gave up my job as a human resources consultant and headed to Australia to live my dream of hang gliding. When I returned after four months, I wanted to build my life around the sport I loved so much, and I did. I was also determined to make it into the national hang gliding team and started flying competitions with only one year of flying experience.
My dream was shattered in earl... full info