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My crazy friend and former colleague, Jesse Itzler, has rented the entire Stratton Mountain in the state of Vermont for the weekend of October 13-15, 2017.
Fitness fiend and author of “Living with a Seal”, which chronicles his month of living and extreme fitness training with a Navy SEAL, Jesse is owner of Atlanta Hawks NBA team, co-founder of Marquis Jets, and married to Sara Blakely an American billionaire businesswoman the founder of Spanx – an American intimate apparel company.
When Marquis Jet was a client of mine, I remember he hired a NYC rickshaw biker to meet him at his office at the MetLife building on Park Ave, and Jesse would cycle back to his apartment on the Upper West Side with the owner of the rickshaw riding comfortably in the back.
Always enthusiastic about fitness, Jesse is bringing the challenge and mystique of Mount Everest to YOU. There will be a luxury basecamp full of tipi tents, music, bonfires and like-minded executives. Think “Burning Man meets Ironman”.
Here’s his challenge. Hike up. Gondola down. Repeat 17 times. 29,029 vertical feet like Everest. If you’re adventurous or know someone who may be game for an epic weekend with like-minded folks, you can find more info here.
“Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing the lawn”, says Jesse. “Come climb the goddamn mountain with me!”
Maybe more eloquently stated by Sir Edmund Hillary, “It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.”
Lorre White is an international luxury market expert and luxury media personality “The Luxury Guru”, Owner of White Light Consulting, Luxury blog www.LuxGuru.Typepad.com
Article first published July 23, 2017.
French Health Minister Olivier Véran has announced plans to step up the fight against a second wave of Covid, placing new temporary restrictions on Nice and Marseille.
People travelling from Monaco to Italy for quick trips will not be required to produce PCR tests, however passengers flying out of Nice for longer periods will be subject to the new rules.
Transavia has announced its first five domestic routes that include a new run between Nice Côte d’Azur and Nantes Atlantique airports starting in November.
The French Riviera has now been declared a “red zone”, meaning the Covid-19 virus is actively circulating in the region and tough restrictions could be reintroduced.