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Marieke Pellerin

20 activity 'I wish to do that one day' list

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]Hi all,[/p][p]My name is Marieke and I'm 37 years old, live and work in France but was born in the Netherlands.[/p][p]I work for a ski school called New Generation Ski and Snowboard. At work I'm surrounded by absolutely amazing colleagues and we have a great environment to work. New Generation is not just a company were I work, it has become a part of, the way they work and where they stand for. Each company has it's values and goals.[/p][p]Ours is to inspire, support and develop.[/p][p]I am very touched by the way New Gen wants to inspire, support and develop and do this on a bigger scale than just teaching how to ski down a mountain.[/p][p]This brought me to my personal challenge: what can I do to inspire people? What can I do to support people by achieving their goals? And what is needed to develop yourself to become the person you would like to be?[/p][p]What can I as a normal average person do? What makes me happy that I can try to pass on to others?[/p][p]Answering these questions, made me come up with a 20 'Oh I wish to do that one day' tick list that I want to do in the year 2020:[/p][p]1 climb the normal route of the Matterhorn[/p][p]2 climb the normal route of the Eiger[/p][p]3 do the Grand Bec (near Bozel, France) by ski touring[/p][p]4 do the Grand Paradiso (Italy) by ski touring[/p][p]5 set a time (yet to decide the time) for the Bozel 20km trail[/p][p]6 do the Courchevel 20km trail[/p][p]7 do the semi marathon in Eindhoven, the Netherlands[/p][p]8 do the Tour du Mont Blanc by foot with my dog Marley[/p][p]9 do the Tour du Glacier in Pralognan, France by foot - first attempt 5&6/10/2019, not finished due to bad weather[/p][p]10 run the 3 vallees in summer (with the help of the chair lifts) with my dog Chanel[/p][p]11 set a time (yet to decide the time) for the Plum kilometer vertical by ski touring in Courchevel[/p][p]12 set a time (under 3 hours) for do Villemartin (where I live 1000m) - Mont Jovet (2558m) by foot[/p][p]13 climb the Pierra Menta (2714m)[/p][p]DONE 14 bike Col de la Madeleine - 29/09/2019 3h12[/p][p]15 bike Col de Petit St Bernhard[/p][p]16 bike Cornet de Roseland[/p][p]17 bike Col de l'Iseran (from Val d'Isere)[/p][p]18 climb a big wall and sleep in a porte a lege[/p][p]19 climb the Grand Casse (3855m) in Pralognan[/p][p]20 climb / traverse the Aiguille de la Vanoise (2707-2758-2797m) in Pralognan[/p][p]As for most of these activities you need good weather conditions and I will be needing the help and guidance of my personal high mountain guide/husband Nicolas Pellerin, I think I will probably have a problem with timing and planning these activities all in one year! My husband does have a job and won't be available every day... So instead of doing all in 2020, I will take it a bit larger and start... this Sunday by biking the Col de la Madeleine.[/p][p]By doing my 'Oh I wish to do that one day' ticklist I'd like to inspire people to do the same. Don't just dream about what you would like to do one day. Before you know it, time's up, you're too old etc.etc. Live your life the fullest and enjoy each moment of it. Do the things you like to do, inspire others to do the same, support the people that want achieve their goals and develop your own by making them real![/p][p]That is why I have chosen to support two charities that help young people to achieve their goals in the face of adversity, the wonderful [url=https://www.make-a-wish.org.uk/]Make a Wish foundation[/url] and [url=https://www.snow-camp.org.uk/]Snow-Camp[/url]. [/p][p]Follow me on [url=https://www.facebook.com/mariekepellerin]facebook[/url] or on [url=https://www.instagram.com/mariekepellerin/]instagram[/url][/p][p]Thanks,[/p][p]Marieke[/p]

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Personal Challenge Date

01 Nov 2020


Oct 22, 2019


Great list Marieke!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Oct 15, 2019


£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Oct 12, 2019


Sponsoring myself with £10 for each dream come true!