Impossible List

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Currently Working On:

  • Track stand bike – Unnatural side
  • Bouldering 6c grade
  • Slackline – Jump
  • Replace grocery spending with side income
  • Jefferson curl to floor
  • Pullup with 2.5kgs
  • Reading Buffett’s letters to shareholders

Recently Completed:

  • Get a Strava KOM (March 2017)
    • 5 Strava KOMs (March 2017)
  • Walk full length slackline (April 2017)
    • Slackline there & back (April 2017)
    • Slackline crouch and stand (May 2017)
  • Bouldering 6B, 6B+ (May 2017)
  • Learn to track stand bike (Sept 2017)

2017 Aims:

  • Save 70% of after tax income
  • Read 35 pages per day (40 books year)
  • Ride 100km per week & 1000m elevation (5000km year & 52000m elevation)
    • 7500km & 62000m elevation
  • Walk Annapurna circuit (booked)
  • Cycle to Freddie’s wedding in Tuscany (booked) (July 2017)
  • Boulder in Fontainebleau
  • South downs way 100 double
  • Brighton to Bristol
  • London to Brighton (April 2017)
  • Walk full length slackline
  • Replace grocery spending with side income
  • Learn to handstand

Fitness/Health

Bouldering Grades – 4c, 5a, 5b, 5c, 6a, 6b, 6b+ (May 2017), 6c

Cycling Distance (all time) – 3000km, 4000km, 5000km10000km, 15000km, 20000km

Cycling Distance (24 hours) – 50km, 100km, 163km (July 2016), 175km

Cycle Touring:

  • Lands End to John O’Groats (2012)
  • Biarritz to Barcelona (Pyrenees) (June 2016)
  • South Downs Way 100 (July 2016)
    • South Downs Way 100 Double
  • Nice to Tuscany (July 2017)
  • Alpe D’Huez
  • Trans America
  • Australia Perth to Sydney
  • Engand to Australia
  • Round the world

Learn to deadlift without injury

Strava KOMs – Get a KOM (March 2017), 3 KOMs, 5 KOMs (March 2017), 10 KOMs

Professional Goals

Earn a side income of £1 per week

Habit Goals

Read 35 pages per day (total pages) – 100, 200, 300, 400, 500, 1000, 2000 (March 2017), 5000, 10000

Learning/Skill Goals

Read Buffett’s letters to shareholders – 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Conversational Spanish

Conversational Mandarin

DIY – Tile a bathroom, fit a kitchen, basic plumbing/electrics/carpentry

Become a Divemaster – Open water, Advanced Open Water, Rescue Diver

Snowboard instructor (Level 1, 2006) – Level 2

Motorbike Licence

Skateboarding – Competent regular, competent switch

Learn to track stand bike – Track stand unnatural side

Learn to headstand & handstand

Bike maintenance – True wheel, bottom bracket, headset, chainrings, front mech, rear mech, cassette, shifters, cranks, build wheel

Creative Goals

Create a proper blog/website – 1 article, 10 articles

Big Challenges

Bungy jump (2006)

Skydive (~2009), solo skydive

Paraglide (~2005)

Annapurna Circuit

Cycle to Australia

Cycle round the world

Climb – Snowdon (October 2016), Scafell Pike, Ben Nevis

Travel Goals

Visit 50 countries – 2025, 30, 35, 40

Sights – Taj Mahal (2010), Machu Picchu (2012), Grand Canyon (~1992), Yosemite, Great Wall of China, Victoria Falls

Live abroad – For 6+ months

Life Goals

Quit full time work by 35

Passive income > Expenses

Read 1000 books – 25, 50, 75, 100, 150

 

 

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