Posts in the "expedition news" Category

  • Thank you all for your input and advice regarding my sponsorship offerings. In the end, my conclusion was that it is as important to build a community of support as it is to raise the capital that I require to pull it off. http://www.pedaltheocean.com/sponsorship Therefore, I have decided to sell “Across With Greg” sponsorships that […]

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  • Thank you very much for your response to my survey request and your emails commenting on the T-shirt designs. My “Across with Greg” sponsorship concept is to offer individual sponsors a Pedal The Ocean expedition T-shirt and your name on the expedition boat WiTHiN. If you have not yet voted on where you think the […]

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  • How much would you be willing to contribute for a personal sponsorship to the PTO expedition? A small donation would buy you a T-shirt your name on the ocean boat WiTHiN. The Spirit of Canada sailing boat raised millions by selling $100 T-shirts which included the sponsors name on the hull of the open 60 […]

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  • I’ve been following the progress of James Castrission and Justin Jones of Crossing The Ditch. James and Justin are attempting to be the first to kayak 2200 km across the Tasman sea from Australia to New Zealand. They are leaving tomorrow. I will be following their progress very closely, as Lot 41 which is the […]

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  • PTO on Discovery Channel! The Discovery Channel show Daily Planet filmed a segment about me and Pedal The Ocean way back in June. It finally aired yesterday on Discovery Channel Canada.

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  • I need to make a fairly important announcement: Jason Lewis has just finished his human powered circumnavigation journey of 14 years! I have been following Jason since his Pacific crossing in pedal boat Moksha from California to Hawaii in 1997 with Stevie Smith and have also supported his effort periodically. Jason is an inspiration and […]

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  • This is me now, one experienced salty dog. Helen, my son Cody, and I spent 5 days living and learning aboard our chartered 39 foot Bavaria yacht cruising the islands south and east of Vancouver Island. Our captain was a lovely girl from Brisbane, Australia who teaches here in Canada during her winter, and runs […]

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  • WiTHiN – the prototype ocean crossing human powered boat The various Adventures of Greg projects like Pedal The Ocean expedition are all about to move into a higher gear. After some serious soul searching since the 24 hour HPB record, I have decided that if I am going to accomplish my long term goals, I […]

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  • This is the view from outside my backdoor! Sorry for the hiatus in blog updates! I’ve been taking a bit of a breather since the abuse that the 24 hour HPB record inflicted upon my body and mind. Helen and I have been focusing on our training for Ironman Canada coming up on August 26th. […]

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  • Continued from the previous BLOG post…. The development of Within is important, as is the search for a corporate sponsor(s). But, the most important aspect of this project to me at least, is KidPower. With the KidPower school speaking program, I have a rare opportunity to make a difference and that is one of the […]

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  • It’s been a while since I’ve written about anything aside from building Within, so I thought that I would take this moment to share whats on my mind right now. Ironman is exactly 1 week from today, Sunday, April 15. If you want, you can watch it live at Ironman Live. . I’m into my […]

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  • Much in keeping with my previous adventures and experiences, I am trying to keep PedalTheOcean about optimal human performance and state of the art human powered boat efficiency – much like what I did with Critical Power human powered vehicle 24 hour distance record . As I have said before, one of our biggest problems […]

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  • Actually, that should read “Changes TO Within” The design of Within – my prototype human powered ocean boat has been changed a bit with an eye toward safety. When I traced the outline of my retractable canopy top onto the deck, I realized just how freaking HUGE that thing is. I tried to imagine what […]

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  • OK – I think I have finished the new BLOG site, and I’ll stop messing around with the URL’s and stuff. Here is the final location for everything. Please take a few moments to update your Bookmarks, Live Bookmarks, Address Book, and RSS feeds. This is the new main URL for the PedalTheOcean.com BLOG:http://www.adventuresofgreg.com/HPB/HPBmain.html This […]

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  • Apple iTunes link (or open iTunes and searchthe music store for PedalTheOcean)http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=217386002 RSS Link:http://feeds.feedburner.com/PedalTheOcean Web version:Episode 1: Introducing Greg KolodziejzykEpisode 2: Technology and Human power …

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  • 3 Million Years 3 million years of evolution has produced an animal whose natural environment probably consisted of walking the distance of a full marathon each and every single day*. Now take that animal (also known as a “human being”), and stick him in a small cage, rob him of natural sunlight, make him sit […]

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  • First – welcome to the new look for the PedalTheOcean.com BLOG! Let me know what you think. Pat from RaceRecon and I have been working on a new web site for the PedalTheOcean expedition. We’ll launch http://www.pedaltheocean.com soon! Part of that process is revising the BLOG to this new look! It’s based on Google Blogger, […]

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  • I was doing a presentation for a grade four class today at Elbow Valley Elementary School. I was having a hard time believing in what I was telling the kids. To be honest with you, I felt like a total fake. What the hell am I doing here, and what I am trying to impress […]

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  • This is horrible news. I am deeply concerned, but still hopeful that Andrew will be found. From the Sunday Herald Sun, Victoria, Australia: “Search continues for McAuley February 11, 2007 08:01am NEW Zealand rescuers will resume their search this morning for missing Australian kayaker Andrew McAuley. The adventurer’s upturned kayak was spotted by a New […]

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  • The new “Pedal The Ocean” video! Dare I say that this video is now finished! After a million revisions and weeks or revising, creating 3D animations, filming, sound editing, etc, etc, etc. I think this is the last and final revision. Luke at AmazingVoice.com kindly offered to sponsor the expedition by donating some of their […]

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