Book Review: Sisu – The Finnish Art of Courage

May 22, 2019By Tony MatesiBook Club No Comments

If you’ve already read this book or if you decide to give it a read, please leave a comment about the book below or in the Facebook Group. I’d love to hear your thoughts!

The Most Important Gear You Didn’t Know You Needed to Conquer the Spartan Death Race

April 23, 2019By Tony MatesiDeath Race, Product Reviews No Comments

Gear is a fickle thing, everyone has their own personal preferences. The one thing that is universal however when it comes to having the right gear is that you ALWAYS want to make sure you purchase QUALITY gear. You don’t just want something that’s going to get the job done, you want something that will … Read More

Book Review: The Coddling of the American Mind

April 9, 2019By Tony MatesiBook Club No Comments

The Coddling of the American Mind How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure Author: Jonathan Haidt, Greg Lukianoff Buy it on Amazon: Book | Audiobook Quick Summary: An extrapolation on an article written in the September 2015 Issue of The Atlantic that went viral sets the stage for this deep dive into what it … Read More

Book Review: The Manual

April 8, 2019By Tony MatesiBook Club No Comments

The Manual A Philosopher’s Guide to Life Author: Epictetus Buy it on Amazon: Book | Audiobook Quick Summary: This modern translation of the writings originally by Epictetus gives incredible insight into how we can live a more fulfilling life. From Goodreads: “Epictetus (c. 50-135 CE) was brought as a slave to Rome, where he became a great teacher, deeply … Read More

Book Review: The Alchemist

March 12, 2019By Tony MatesiBook Club No Comments

The Alchemist A Fable About Following Your Dream Author: Paulo Coelho Buy it on Amazon: Book | Audiobook Quick Summary: A story of a Sheppard boy who travels in search of his personal legend. It’s a simple tale that follows Santiago on his journey where he learns to listen to his heart and realizes his dream for the … Read More

The SISU 24 PNW – A New Adventure For the Pacific Northwest

February 27, 2019By Tony MatesiNews, Race Reviews No Comments

ADVENTURE AWAITS It’s been a while since I’ve been the Race Director for an event, but once again I’m back to challenging others to push beyond their perceived limits by providing them a platform through which to test themselves. I’m quite excited for this opportunity to bring this event format to my backyard, you see, … Read More