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Skier celebrates 2000 consecutive days

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Rainer Hertrich, who started a continuous daily ski ambition on 1 November 2003, has just celebrated his 2000th consecutive day. Using every conceivable means of getting up mountains mechanically, he's telemark-skied in North and South America.

 

This report from Vail Daily:

http://www.vaildaily.com/article/20090425/NEWS/904249939/1078&ParentProfile=1062

 

Quotes: "Hertrich has endured through rain, sleet, severe temperatures, a separated shoulder, four broken ribs and even had to avoid a herd of llamas once in South America."

"Hertrich, as of Wednesday, was at nearly 66 million vertical feet since the streak began. He said that reaching that mark is most important to him."
 

 

This report on his 1000th consecutive day in 2006, from mysnowsports.com:

http://mysnowsports.com/main_cpg/News/article/sid=622.html

 

Congratulations, Rainer!

 

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Quite a feat! That's over 300 times my consecutive skiing day streak .

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