The race for me, personally, was a learning experience. I would do a lot of things differently, if/when I do it again. I discovered the 18-hour format needs a little different training and approach. I refuse to say I'm too old for this sport, so who knows for next year. I did turn down an epic mountain climb up Mt. Victoria (South Col) with some ACC buddies, unfortunately.
You and your team of organizers deserve a lot of credit. Many of the people are looking forward to next year.
Alec Sawitsky

Congrats to Mike on organizing a great fun race with lots of challenges.
Anonymous

Thanks for the fun race.
You did a bang up job.
Wow ... what a ton of work.
You're volunteers were all so nice. Wow. You are an amazing guy to rouse up people to help run an event like that.
I seriously am amazed by the folks who volunteer. I tried to thank each of them ... but was also sort of rude on at least one occasion. Damn!
Hope you enjoyed it ... and continue to build it.
Anonymous

Congratulations again on a great race. I loved the course, especially the walk across the ridge and the volunteers, yourself, everyone involved was friendly, knowledgeable and helpful... a great day!
The live updates on the web were cool (my family loved it) and the course options were great too, allowing slow teams like ours to feel success at the finish line.
Thanks again for a great day!
Anonymous

What a great Race! Thanks a lot for putting on such a wonderful event. What beautiful country! Looking forward to next year already. Thanks for all the volunteers for the tons of work they put in. I really appreciate those guys sitting on mountain peaks and mosquito infested swamps in their spare time!
Thanks for organizing the boats. I rented a Current Designs Solstice which was a joy to paddle. Thanks to Darren & Co. for hauling them in, setting up etc. I didn't have to chase anyone down, everything was there and ready, and taken care of when I was done. Great job! It makes a huge difference when traveling a long way to not have the hassle of hauling a boat also.
A big thanks to Crape for the maps. They do an awesome job.
Anonymous

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