2015 14er Speed Record Attempt

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Re: 2015 14er Speed Record Attempt

Post by smrcka » Sat Jun 27, 2015 2:16 pm

Good luck Andrew! Usually I'm watching from work but this year I'm off for the summer. Would be privileged to help in anyway I can. If I can be of support in any way (ie bring food to a trailhead, help change a tire, provide transport - sorry I'm not fit enough to run along for moral support), have your support crew PM me and I'll be there! No matter the location as long as I have time to get there. I hope you have great weather!
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Re: 2015 14er Speed Record Attempt

Post by kman » Sat Jun 27, 2015 4:48 pm

Rock on, Andrew! I'm looking forward to following this endeavor! Best of luck.
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Re: 2015 14er Speed Record Attempt

Post by Phill the Thrill » Sat Jun 27, 2015 5:45 pm

oldschool wrote:I love the human spirit. It's infectious and scary and unlimited. Go hard Andrew!
Human spirit? These guys aren't human! :-D
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Re: 2015 14er Speed Record Attempt

Post by asansone » Sat Jun 27, 2015 7:02 pm

start strong, finish str..... well just finish okay? a little rain hurt no one, and those lightening strikes, please, just like you said you'll be thinking they are fairies in no time, and those knife ridges in the dark, well, just a hop skip and a jump and you will be over it in seconds, and the cold, well, just imagine hot springs, and, post holing, whatever, thats what snowshoes are for, and the wind, just think - it will help you move fast fast faster!
JUST HIKE and ..dont stop, and we will do our best to take very good care of you:) you have the ability to take the record to single digits, no doubt in your ability, speed, knowledge, and mental suffering ability!!! fight for it, but most of all, have fun in this beautiful suffer fest!
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Re: 2015 14er Speed Record Attempt

Post by dpage » Sat Jun 27, 2015 9:59 pm

Jurek still running the AT and Andrew about to embark on his speed record attempt. I'll never get anything done at work. Best of luck and stay safe.
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Re: 2015 14er Speed Record Attempt

Post by Dan_Suitor » Sat Jun 27, 2015 11:25 pm

Good luck and be safe.
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Re: 2015 14er Speed Record Attempt

Post by glenmiz » Sun Jun 28, 2015 7:44 am

Good luck Andrew! I've been saving the rest of my eyeball glue for this new laptop. Be strong, safe and healthy; we're rooting for you.
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Re: 2015 14er Speed Record Attempt

Post by cbrobin » Sun Jun 28, 2015 9:09 am

I was checking in for Culebra yesterday and they were calling out the the name of the hikers. At one point we hear, " Andrew Hamilton". "Oh he's not coming through for a couple of days". We knew then a record attempt was in the offing.

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Re: 2015 14er Speed Record Attempt

Post by its_not_a_tuba » Sun Jun 28, 2015 9:45 am

Best of luck Andrew!
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Re: 2015 14er Speed Record Attempt

Post by esskay1000 » Sun Jun 28, 2015 10:53 am

Well this assures that I'll be less productive at work this week......

Crush it!!
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Re: 2015 14er Speed Record Attempt

Post by ezabielski » Sun Jun 28, 2015 11:43 am

I'm on the PCT this summer, so I won't be able to follow this religiously like Homie and your attempt last year. But I'll be hoping to read some very good news in about 11 days. Good luck man!
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Re: 2015 14er Speed Record Attempt

Post by JGiffinPhotog » Sun Jun 28, 2015 1:15 pm

Good luck Andrew! Go be awesome!
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