Warren Macdonald's Blog

January 4, 2016

You’re not done yet…

Learning that is. We strive; we set goals. We use phrases like “I’m getting there” (or at least I do) to indicate our progress toward a set point; a destination. What if we’ve got it […]
February 16, 2015

Do what you can, with what you’ve got (take two).

After a year of rehab, I finally found out last week that the shoulder injury I’ve been dealing with isn’t really an injury. That is, it’s not something that can be fixed, with surgery or […]
March 28, 2014

Do what you can. With what you’ve got.

Inspired by my friend Will Gadd’s story of how he, one of the worlds most prolific athletes when it comes to all things extreme, found himself settled back on the couch feeling sorry for himself […]
September 20, 2010

Amps are at it again!

Amps are at it again; this time with Frenchman Philippe Croizon, a quadruple amputee following an electrical accident, swimming across the English Channel in a very respectable 13 1/2 hours. Read the full story HERE
August 19, 2010

Nine Lives Adventure

Nice article here in Whislter’s (BC)Pique magazine about a couple of local guys’ new adventure outfit called Nine Lives. The twist is, one of the guys; Matt Thola uses a wheelchair. If you do too; […]
July 30, 2010

A New Level

WARNING: Don’t watch the following if you suffer from any kind of heart problems. Equally important, don’t watch if you’re prone to comments along the lines of “that’s just stupid”, or something equally judgmental. DO […]
March 17, 2008

Gimps on Ice

Margo and I had a stellar weekend before last at the inaugral “Gimps on Ice” climbing festival in Ouray, Colorado. For those thinking “ice climbing- I don’t have the —/ — to go ice climbing”, […]