adventure rider

Why I'm afraid and why I like it. - 4 minute read by Cormac O'Brien

For 2 summers in a row, I have taken a road trip on my motorcycle from my home of Santa Barbara, CA, to Jacksonville, OR, for the annual Rat Race Paragliding competition. (Yes, paragliding competitions exist and this is how they work.)  With a month off work, my paraglider already on it’s way north, my bike packed with spare parts, tools, and all weather gear, I had only one thought, “Let’s do this.” 

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