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Well God damn boy!! that was something ! A real joy to read !

Actually reminds me a lot of an experience I had back in my teem years as a surfer competing in a summer surf Competition in casablanca, I actually gave an entire speech about that story back in 2020 at the SWS club.

It's safe to say, I can relate brother.

≈brother Ayoub≈

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Thanks for your comment, Ayoub!

After a six-week absence, I am back in town. I hope to see you soon, my brother! I want to hear (again) about your surfing experience 😀

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Oh yes sirr !!

I'm looking forward to sharing each other's stories, I'm sure you've had plenty recently.

I will be back at the club in a couple of weeks, hoping to see you there 🙏🙏🙏

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Apr 14Liked by Alice Goldbloom

I have the feeling that I was there with you in the race, that's the magic how you turn your words to be a real scene and I'm totally mesmerized by your words!

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Thank you, Coco!!

See you again real soon.

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Apr 14Liked by Alice Goldbloom

Barry great to meet you! What a great story of perseverance and perspective! Congratulations on recognizing your wins and your gains!

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Thank you for your feedback, Bill.

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Bravo Barry! You are the winner! What you did was by far more important than a trophy or blue ribbon. We all can learn from your challenge. You didn't quit. You passed along the encouragement you received to others. Great lessons. I believe in competition to bring out the best in myself and I believe in helping others be their best also. It is a win-win.

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Thanks for your feedback!

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Apr 14Liked by Alice Goldbloom

How old were you exactly, when you did this crazy thing? My son did the Tough Mudder a couple of times and even got cellulitis the first time. Bravo to you.

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Thank you, Ruth.

I also did the Tough Mudder once, a lot of fun!

I was 63 when I competed in the second Spartan Beast that I wrote about.

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Apr 14Liked by Alice Goldbloom

I almost tuned out while reading the formidable details of your challenge, but I'm glad I kept reading. Your story reminds us of the kind of success that is deeply important - thank you for sharing your win.

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Thank you for your kind words, Roberta!

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Apr 14Liked by Alice Goldbloom, Barry Nashen

Barry Nashen knows the true meaning of coming first. A spellbinding post and triumphant lesson of which our world could only embrace more.

Mary Anne

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Thank you for your kind words, Mary Anne!

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