We had another successful journey today. We started our day with a news interview and an emergency stop for extra bike tubes. This delayed us from starting our ride until 10:30 am. I-8 was far smoother than I-10 however this did not stop us from getting a leak in the Van’s tire and a total […]
Well… I made it! The final number of miles hiked on the AZT was 782. It took me a bit longer than we had originally planned with a total of 57 days from start to finish. The 45 days of actual hiking gave us an average of 17 miles a day. Thanks to the help […]
Fox 10 did a story on Mike Armstrong yesterday morning, check out the video below to see it. Blind Man Hikes Across Arizona: MyFoxPHOENIX.com An Arizona man has just completed an 800 mile hike across the state, and what makes this story so inspirational is that he did it without the benefit of sight. FOX […]
Team Armstrong stopped in with Channel 12 news on April 28th. Here is the segment in case you didn’t get to watch it.
Today Sensei Mike and took a quick break during our training hike to bring you this interview.
Just wanted to make a quick post to remind everyone to keep an eye here on our blog and on Facebook as we ramp up for our hike across the Arizona Trail. While we are hiking the trail we will be making blog posts as well as facebook posts. So keep an eye out and […]
I just wanted to take a minute and thank everyone who supported Team Armstrong on Saturday by coming out to “Blind and Unplugged” with your help we raised over $1,000 that night. While this is a great start we have a long way to go before we raise our goal of $43,000 for the Foundation […]
Just yesterday Sensei Mike and I went on a quick little 5 mile training hike in the McDowell mountains to stretch out our legs and break in our newly donated Merrells at the same time (we love these boots!). As we were hiking we also came to the realization that we are approaching 2011 very […]
As the Arizona Trail hike draws closer Team Armstrong has been stepping up our efforts to prepare for the 800 mile trek across Arizona. We created a Training Hike schedule for the rest of the year (Schedule) and just last weekend we hiked the Arizona trail in Flagstaff. It was a great hike but also […]