Adrenaline sports, movement and stretch method practitioner bringing cold exposure to the warm equator
Spending a good part of the last 15 years pushing my body through various activities like wakeboarding, scuba diving, snowboarding, skydiving, triathlons and military training, it became difficult to maintain the required energy to recover in time and prevent the body from falling apart. At times my limbs would swell painfully and prevent movement for a few days, which was probably the body's way to slow me down.
Discovering the method in 2016, this painful response subsided tremendously through constant practice of breathing, cold and mindset conditioning.
Still not satisfied with my options for adrenaline, September 2018 saw me falling off my electric skateboard at 40km/h and breaking my collarbone and 6th rib, 2 months before the Wim Hof Masters course in Poland. Right out of the operating room after the anesthetic wore off, I did the WHM breathing method and when the wounds healed enough I started ice immersions. Within 5 weeks I was able to go rock climbing and 8 weeks I went to Poland to hike Snezka in a rare blizzard condition of -15°C and 70km/h winds.
Seeing how the Wim Hof Method has helped fellow course participants who have been through dilapidating illnesses and inflamatory issues, or my own friends with long term shoulder and back issues, I realise this is a path with far greater outreach than the simple confines of my self and I hope that I can play a part in the continous branching out to help others looking for a way to become stronger, healthier and happier.