Stage win from last weekend 3gun Nation match, super hard lean around the left side forced me to go with pistol rather than rifle. Fun stage with the transitions from 4x10” steel to wide open paper. #thepewpewlife #3gn
Bordeaux avec un grand V.
🎵Isn't she lovely
Isn't she wonderful
Isn't she precious🎵
I just know Stevie Wonder wrote this song about rifles.
FLOAT LIKE A BUTTERFLY STING LIKE A BEE 🦋🐝 🚗💨
Philly next sunday for hangs??
Gloucester Road North-ern Lights.
What do you think the red, blue and green light trail in the sky is?
This shirt couldn't be appropriate today. Gun went down in competition, fixed it, went down again. Then in typical Precision Rifle culture tradition, someone steps up to lend me their rifle and ammo to finish up the match. Make due with what you have and #justsendit #getoutandshoot #308hate
saved the day.
Growing up, I stayed back at camp while my parents and friends hiked all over Yosemite Valley, including Half Dome. I felt sick walking in the valley at 4,000 feet. Days after my transplant, my dad and I talked about the vistas he would show me when I could finally travel to higher altitudes.
I set the goal to hike Half Dome at least a year and a half ago. Last year I didn't get permits in the pre-season lottery and ultimately I was deterred by fires and poor air quality. Timing is everything. I don't think I would have been able to summit last year, but I was strong enough to do it this year.
I am so grateful to my parents who gave me my love of nature and hiking. They inspire me to set goals and best of all they help me train for them. I’m grateful to the diseases I was born with that taught me to push past pain and not take anything for granted. My organ donor made all this possible. Their memory (in addition to their heart and lungs) pushes me forward any time I feel like giving up.
Last weekend I summitted Half Dome.
17 miles round trip. 4,800' elevation gain. 13 hours. 3.5 liters of water (no kidney failure, please and thank you).
Climbing this mountain wasn't just about me. It was about showing that organ transplantation can be truly miraculous. I went from being unable to scale a staircase on 4 liters of oxygen to scaling an iconic peak. Just over two years since I was on my deathbed, I am thriving!