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Archive for April, 2010

April 30th, 2010 - 2:05 pm § in Event Happenings

Medill News Service and Mac King

I was fortunate the other day to have a very nice chat w/Mac King, a reporter associated with the Medill News Service.  He was interested in hearing my story so Matt Baron and I provided Mac with a bit of background material afterwhich Mac and I agreed to meet at X Sport in Naperville for [...][...]

April 26th, 2010 - 9:06 pm § in George Thoughts

The Hilary Article and My Blimp

The recent posting of the article done by Hilary Decent, which appeared in today’s Beacon I believe, was based on her conversation with me at the closing.  Its the first time I’ve gone public, aside from this forum, w/the gravity of the experience I had a little over one week ago as the[...]

April 24th, 2010 - 9:21 pm § in George Thoughts

Results of 175 Hour Ride (Final)/Journey’s End

Well, its been nearly a week since being able to write about the remaining days of my journey, but I at least wanted to post the final stats from the 175 hour ride.  The ride started at 9:00PM April 11th and concluded at approximately 3:30AM on Monday, the 19th.  Total Stats are as follows:  AHR [...]

April 19th, 2010 - 12:08 am § in George Thoughts

PS Special Thanks to Jim Ristow for getting me through the rough spots.[...]

April 19th, 2010 - 12:03 am § in George Thoughts

George wanted me to send out a shout out to all of you who are following us.  Sorry that we have been on much, but he has a mission and sometimes that takes alot of energy to accomplish. We are into hour 159 and that means we have been here 171 hours.  We are better [...][...]

April 14th, 2010 - 9:13 pm § in George Thoughts

Marines land at venue/ update

Today has been a very full day at the venue.  So many motivational and inspirations things have taken place.  I had another interview this morning on the River with Scott McKay.  This will be relayed to all their sister stations.  Their coverage continues to keep the word going around the area.[...]

April 14th, 2010 - 4:29 pm § in Event Happenings, George Thoughts

68 hours done!

George is doing very well! Earlier today, 2 walls were hit. In these 2 walls George invisioned himself in a white tunnel relaxed and was sailing through. These conscience visions help get George and his bike to be connected, operate as one! Sleep deprivation slowly manifests and causes George to get[...]

April 13th, 2010 - 10:17 pm § in George Thoughts

Chasing midnight on Tuesday 4/13

I just got off of an 18 minute break.  I was able to just rest and receive some needed massaging on my legs.  The kneading in the thigh muscles is really helping.  During my nap Dr. Weill called to express his continued support.  This break I was able to just focus on rest.  I ran [...][...]

April 13th, 2010 - 6:52 pm § in George Thoughts

At 04:40  received a phone call from Catherine at WGN advising that they will air video of George and a phone interview at 0700.  0702 Scott McKay at “The River 95.9″ called my cell phone.  I provided an update for all the stations regarding the event.   WGN call the house phone.[...]

April 12th, 2010 - 11:39 pm § in George Thoughts

26 Hour update

Presently in the middle of hour 27 with 26 hours completed.  Stats are as follows: 324.2 miles, burned 7978 calories of which a large percentage is fat calories.  Got into the morning and was greeted by NC17 TV station and 95.9 the River both of whom were doing interviews.  Also did an additional[...]