Monthly Archives: November 2008

Hitting Again

I finally took an opportunity I had to stick and ball for the first time since the fall. It felt great to get out on the field and stroke a few balls around the place. It had been over four … Continue reading

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Zack’s Tacking

I’ve been having fun at Zack’s Tack. I’m in the shop every day and sometimes am manning it myself. It feels great to be back in retail. It’s been a few years since my last saddlery shop and I am … Continue reading

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WEC Wrap Up

After my 4 am update yesterday, we saw Spanish rider Ponton take off on her 6th loop. Our 6 am update saw her taking off on her 7th and final loop. By this time I had managed to stand in … Continue reading

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WEC: On The Run

Commentating for ESPN is a blast!  We did a pre-show of 25 minutes, then went live to 102 countries from 1725 hrs.  Lisa Wong presented it and I commentated with David Kaden, an ex-National Endurance Champion of USA.  We had … Continue reading

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The WEC Track

Derek “Zulu” Liebenberg, Technical Advisor and Chief Steward of the World Endurance Championship took riders and teams through a brief explanation of the course at the Technical Briefing. The 160 km course is divided into 7 phases. Phase 1 – … Continue reading

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All Systems Go!

The WEC Opening Ceremony last night was quite a show.  The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin, Raja Permaisuri Agong Tuanku Nur Zahirah declared the WEC open with three bangs of a traditional Malay drum.  Also present at the … Continue reading

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Airing WEC

In case you can’t get to Lembah Bidong, Terengganu to watch the biggie this weekend, ESPN will be airing 3 hours of it live on Star Sports.  Two hours on Friday evening – the ride flags off at 5:30 pm … Continue reading

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Impressive TIEP

I jumped in a 4WD with the ESPN team and we drove round the 1st loop of 28 km of the WEC course.  The start/finish straight of 900 m is pretty impressive but it is the rest of the 160 … Continue reading

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Air of Anticipation at WEC

I made the trek to Terengganu, driving an easy five hours from Kuala Lumpur.  I made such good time that I had time to check into the Primula Beach Resort where I will be staying at Kuala Terengganu, then drive … Continue reading

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