The next stop for this adventure racing team is
I am looking for teamates to climb Kilamanjaro, along with a
missiong trip with XMA. After
that it is of course Primal Quest!
Just contact me and we'll talk
Here you can meet racers who have raced as Team Intrepid. We
are a group of regular people with extraordinary dreams. We like
to push the limits and boundaries of our bodies. Our biggest race
of 2009 was Primal Quest the Badlands.
Our adventure racing team - Intrepid- has a goal to push the
edge of what we are capable of doing and leaving all we have out
on the course. Our motto is
"Keep Moving Forward."
TEAM INTREPID ADVENTURE RACING TEAM VIDEO
PICTURES PRIMAL QUEST
1) To win
2) To inspire a passion for fitness through the outdoors
4) To inspire others to to Live on the Edge and the Jump
Off...pushing themselves both physically and spiritually farther
than they thought was humanly possible
Todd and I plan to climb
Todd is a medical volunteer from Primal Quest's past,
chemical weapons inspector, inherent traveler, and the mule of
Todd has been involved in Primal Quest since the San
Juan's. He has been part of the volunteer crew every year
In Utah he helped Kim get through it by taping her feet, and
mostly by encouraging words. He was an inspiration during a very
rough race. Kim is not the only adventure racing team he has
helped. Others seek Todd out to let them know he helped them
finish. What an amazing place to be!
Todd will tackle PQ this year himself. He is a talented writer
and extremely funny. You'll laugh and maybe even cry as your
read his blog. OK maybe not, but certainly you'll be
entertained. You'll see what it takes to make it to the
starting line of PQ.
Follow Todd as he documents his training mishaps, travel
stories, and anything else that crosses his mind as he prepares
to compete on Intrepid's adventure racing team in this
year's installment of Primal Quest Badlands presented by
Todds first blog
It is difficult to be witty when staring at
a blank, white computer screen. That level of repartee comes from
conversations at cocktail parties and is doled out by political
pundits. I am just not one of those guys. Now
if you want me to explain how I came to try and fill these pages,
then that is where the story begins.
It was a dark and stormy night. No,
seriously it was. I was sitting in a horse
pasture under the medical tent of
Primal Quest 2004 in the San Juan Islands, Washington State.
I had been working as a medical volunteer for the first time, and
I was freezing my proverbial, round, circular
orbs of personal affect off when I thought that for
once in my life I would love to switch places with those who
were, I thought, less fortunate than me; adventure racers.
The weather had been brutally
uncomfortable for the first three or four days and I was
sequestered under a leaking canvas tent, watching
Man on Fire with Denzel
Washington on my iMac, wrapped in every stitch of clothing I had
borrowed to keep warm and basically doing my best at 2 am to be
cheerful to those who wanted band-aids.
She is a part time karate teacher and stay at home mom. She
loves competition more than anything and that is why she enjoys
being on an adventure racing team.
In fact, she doesn't normally play video games, but was
playing the nintendo ds. When asked why?, she realized it was
because it keeps up with the records and she is trying to take
the #1 spot. If it didn't keep score, she wouldn't
Just like growing up you don't play catch. That is boring.
It was always burn out.
Slovenia Adventure Race Coming Soon
Primal Quest 17th
Primal Quest Montana- 35th
MIX Expedition Race 20th
Too Cool 24 hour race- 9th
Primal Quest Utah 2006
Rockledge Rumble 50k
Too Cool Somerville 24 hour- 2cond
Caprock Canyons 3rd
Robber Cave Breakout 24 hours- 3rd
Paradise on the Brazos 4th place
Howl at the Moon
Tyler Pain in the Pines
Rattlesnake Lake Whitney
Berryman Adventure Race
Team Experience-Lake Grapevine
Team Experience-Lake Grapevine
Before AR athletic experience:
Highschool/Club Soccer Coach 18 years
Second Degree Black Belt in American Karate
Collegiate softball and soccer
MVP College Soccer Team- College Of Idaho
Canice is a highly competitive athlete that
loves to see the team function well together and succeed. He is
always aspiring for the win.
He will be the teams' navigator. He received his training
the in the marine core. He was the team leader at 3rd
Reconnaissance (1985 to 1989)
After getting out of the Corps he went to school and started
competing seriously in Triathlons. He stopped racing because
climbing really was his passion. He grew up and lived in the San
Francisco Bay Area and had easy access to the Valley and many
other climbing areas which kept him busy.
Only after a motorcycle accident did he back off climbing. He
then turned his attention to being on an adventure racing team
and now paragliding.
We recently were interviewed for a magazine. These were Canice
answers that allow you to get to know him a bit.
I am 41 years old and married to Katy Wang. We
have a 23 month old daughter named Penelope and live in Park
City, UT. I'm a consummate outdoors person and am hyper
2. Inspirational Quote
"It's good to hard, but it's hard to be
3. Funny moment
While I was in the Marine Corps I was on a training exercise
for a week where we were sleep deprived and fed 1 MRE a day. In
the 6 days on the course we had 2 1/2 hour sleep. Towards the end
of the training one of our guys thought his food was running away
so he started chasing it. Eventually we tackled him and brought
him back to reality but I laugh every time I think of that day.
As for me, I saw flying pizzas.
4. Worst Injury I was commuting to work on my motorcycle when
a steel pipe fell off a contractors truck in front of me. The
pipe went through my right knee at 55mph and after a signed
waiver to amputate my leg, a week in the hospital, four surgeries
and 3 years of rehab all is good to go. Luckily for me my Patella
did it's job and absorbed the brunt of the impact, thus
saving my femur, tibula and fibula. The patella itself was
crushed and part of it had to be removed but they were able to
rebuild the rest. The doctors would like to do another surgery
but I'm tired of recovering and am having too much fun using
5. Best wilderness tip:
Climbing Denali with a friend of mine was a great epic trip
that I'll always look back on with a big smile.
Favorite Snack/RecipeI love ice cream. If I wasn't racing
I would have a banana split and wash it down with a milk shake.
then I would go out for some more ice cream. Probably two scoops
of chocolate on a sugar cone with chocolate sprinkles.