Independence Is A Journey

Risk Vigilance from Antarctic Marathons to American Wealth Management

2019-01-31T17:24:04+00:00

Antarctica, the frozen continent, is an unforgiving and unrelenting wasteland. Visitors are greeted by sub-zero temperatures, bone-chilling winds, hidden crevasses, endless ice sheets, perpetual darkness in winter, and blinding glare during summer. Since the earliest days of polar exploration, adventurers have sought to mitigate the inherent risks imposed by Antarctica. Pioneering Antarctic explorer Ernest [...]

Risk Vigilance from Antarctic Marathons to American Wealth Management2019-01-31T17:24:04+00:00

Take the Leap: Reflections on Running 155 Miles Across the World’s Driest Desert

2019-01-24T16:44:44+00:00

109 runners gathered at the starting line of the Atacama Crossing, a 155-mile ultra marathon across the world’s driest desert. At an elevation of 10,500 feet, I felt the thin air with each chilled breath. I blew into my hands in a futile attempt to warm numb fingers before tightening my ruck sack, loaded [...]

Take the Leap: Reflections on Running 155 Miles Across the World’s Driest Desert2019-01-24T16:44:44+00:00

Independence is a Journey: How I’m Training to Run 7 Marathons in 7 Days on 7 Continents

2019-01-08T11:17:28+00:00

In this special guest post by ultra-marathon runner Greg Nance, we learn what it takes to train for and run seven marathons on seven continents in seven days. Yes, you read that right. Think about what that really means. That's quite a commitment -- one that will require personal sacrifice, grit, focus, and determination. Why [...]

Independence is a Journey: How I’m Training to Run 7 Marathons in 7 Days on 7 Continents2019-01-08T11:17:28+00:00