Mike Cohen (February 15, 2017) A REMARKABLE MAN: Montrealer Theodore Frederic Fairhurst, who turns 70 in April, has had several careers as a fine artist, entrepreneur, high-altitude mountain climber and a public speaker. He has climbed the Seven Summits, including Mount Everest and recently found himself in a jungle in Papua New Guinea. There he got separated from his…Details
Long day yesterday training at Park Orford for some big challenges coming soon. Keep tuned.
“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive, and then go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” Howard Thurman
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Another superb day with Marc-Antoine Laporte on back-country skis in the beautiful Laurentians in Quebec.
Great back-country powder skiing in sun and minus 17°. Found our way out after dark feeling fantastic.Lifestyle, attitude, mindset.
Fun day biking 1st time on fat tire bikes at Oka in the season’s first snowfall with friends Marc Antoine Laporte and Hal Myers. We plan to go back for MORE soon.
Another great day extending the season mountain biking in the snow at Morin Heights with buddies Hal Myers and Marc Antoine Laporte. Life is good.
Great article on INC.com How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable (According to a Green Beret) 7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level. CREDIT: Getty Images I’ve been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I…Details
Czech Republic Just back from spending a great week with 2 of my teammates from Cho Oyu and Mount Everest, Czech Karel Masek and Californian Mike Chapman. Passionate about mountain biking, Karel took us to some of his favorite single-track trails in the Jazarske mountains of Czech Republic. It was a blast, literally. Our 1st…Details
Great talk yesterday in Toronto to Applewood Cadillac with support by Esprit de Corps for their Rabaska Challenge. Seven months of training and 200 pounds lost. These guys committed themselves to a challenge, acted on that decision, and are making it a reality. Good luck guys. Photos by Mathew Gordon. …Details
5 great hours biking in way back-country terrain crossing beaver dams and muddy fields. Full of bugs, bear scat, moose droppings, snakes and grouse defending their chicks. Thought for awhile I may get stuck sending the night under the stars.
A short video I made in October 2011 for Jean Pierre Lemaitre’s book ‘Pas D’excuses‘ (No Excuses). His powerful book (in French) outlines the mindset and choices (value system) we make daily in life. He incorporates me in person and in name throughout the book. “I have been impressed by the way Ted Fairhurst managed…Details
Another superb keynote talk for Primerica last weekend in Syracuse, N.Y. It is a real pleasure to be with such an inspiring and energetic crowd of entrepreneurs. They are highly motivated to build their businesses helping people and families grow their finances. Thanks for the very heartfelt introduction by Darren Fairhurst and the kind welcome…Details