First Sighting

After an uneasy 36 hours at sea, we finally caught sight of the South Shetland Islands off the Antarctic peninsula.

We were greeted by high winds and 8 to 10 foot swells. Little did we know that this was just the beginning of our weather woes.

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During pre-marathon months, my life falls neatly into two categories: things I must do because I'm preparing for a marathon, and things I must not do because I'm preparing for a marathon. Life gets pretty simple.



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Last Updated: February 19, 2001 18:20