Ultimate 100 Challenge #87: Speed Waterfalling

first_imgTwo BRO readers and longtime outdoor enthusiasts from Western North Carolina teamed up to complete  #87 of BRO’s Ultimate 100 Challenge….and they added a surprising and speedy twist.FootRx Asheville co-owner Scott Socha and MotionMap’s founder/waterfall tour guide Lydia Odell inaugurated Speed Waterfalling. The duo reached 23 waterfalls in a single day—all in Transylvania County.  The challenge included stops in Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests, Gorges State Park, DuPont State Recreational Forest and a few private properties. From each parking area, Socha and Odell ran/hiked together while navigating trails, tough terrain, streams, rivers and rocks to bag waterfalls one by one.  The two kept record of each waterfall viewed, time viewed and mileage. Total hiking/running mileage for the day was 11.5 miles.Socha and Odell had discussed this idea for at least a year and were ready to set the bar for other outdoor/waterfall enthusiasts who want a new, interesting and different challenge.Overall the day was fantastic. To be able to spend the day enjoying what Transylvania County and surrounding areas have to offer is something everyone should take part in whenever possible.Socha and Odell were prepared with a full tank of gas, cooler of food, plenty of water, first-aid kit, maps, footrx apparel, extra running shoes, wool socks, rain gear and a little cash for a 5:00 pm pint of Dale’s Pale Ale at Oskar’s Blues Brewery in Pisgah Forest.Here is a list of falls they visited:Twin FallsMiddle FallsSlippery WitchConnestee FallsWhitewater FallsTriple FallsJohn’s JumpHigh FallsD.E.W. FallsHooker FallsRainbow FallsLong ShoalsLooking Glass FallsTurtleback FallsShower FallsSlick Rock FallsRaven Rocks FallsDaniel Ridge FallsFrench Broad FallsBird Rock FallsEastatoe FallsBatson FallsUpper Batson FallsWant to find out more? Contact Lydia Odell to learn more about logistics and planning for the Speed Waterfall adventure.last_img read more

Europa League: Etebo’s Getafe refuse to head to Italy for Inter clash

first_img All sports in Italy have been suspended on Tuesday, March 10 until April 3, including Serie A football, but Champions League and Europa League matches are under the jurisdiction of UEFA. Inter Milan are due to host Getafe in the Europa League last 16, first leg in the San Siro on Thursday while Roma welcome Sevilla a week later.“If we have to lose the tie, we will lose it,” Torres told Onda Cero radio.“We have asked UEFA to look for an alternative to play in Milan. We don’t want to go into the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak. Promoted Content5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WayThe Best Cars Of All Time14 Hilarious Comics Made By Women You Need To Follow Right Now2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This Year20 Facts That’ll Change Your Perception Of “The Big Bang Theory”7 Universities In The World Where Education Costs Too MuchWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?8 Things That Will Happen If An Asteroid Hits EarthWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksEver Thought Of Sleeping Next To Celebs? This Guy Will Show You Read Also: BREAKING: Man City vs Arsenal off amid coronavirus fearsItaly has restricted movement for its 60 million citizens as the nation grapples to contain a disease which has killed 631, with 168 new deaths recorded on Tuesday, the country’s highest single-day toll, and infected more than 10,000.Spain has more than 1,600 cases and 36 deaths.Many airlines are suspending flights to Italy for the next few weeks.There are no direct flights between Spain and Italy from March 11 to 25.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… Getafe president Angel Torres has revealed that Oghenekaro Etebo and his teammates will not head to Italy for their Europa League game against Inter Milan this week as the coronavirus crisis escalates.Advertisement “Under no circumstances are we going to put our health at risk. Unless things change tomorrow, Getafe will not travel to Italy.”The Italian and Spanish professional players’ unions issued a joint statement on Tuesday calling on UEFA to postpone matches between teams from the two countries.Three matches between Italian and Spanish teams are scheduled this week, with Atalanta beating Valencia 4-3 behind closed doors in Spain on Tuesday to reach the Champions League quarter-finals.“Playing a match in Milan in the coming days will endanger the health of many people,” the joint statement read.“The journeys between Italy and Spain will become more complicated and dangerous in the coming weeks.“Next week’s return matches are likely to be held under emergency conditions for the two countries.“We hope that a deep reflection on all the calendars of European competitions will be made in the light of the information which is getting worse by the hour.”last_img read more