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Wind Hold in Istanbul - Ellen Brennan

 
Wind Hold in Istanbul - Ellen Brennan
Wind Hold in Istanbul - Ellen Brennan
 
May 24, 2013 - 
 

Unfortunately sometimes weather conditions just don't cooperate when there is an event. For the last 2 days we have been on a wind hold, with winds 30km/h gusting 50 km/h it's just not a good idea to jump off a building in the middle of downtown Istanbul. However, the sun is still shining, and we have all had the chance to go check out the city. Last night we all went out to dinner together, and then to a bar/belly-dancing show! It was a great time last night with 55 BASE jumpers taking on the town!

Today we took it mellow and many of the athletes, including me, indulged in the experience of the Turkish Hamman.  It starts out with going into a hot sanna like marble room, where you relax for 40 minutes and sweat out all the toxins from the night before... then you get given a bath, where you are exfoliated, then a massage with Super bubblie suds. When it's all over you feel completely relaxed, and your skin is glowing! 

It looks like the weather is supposed to be nice tomorrow. Now that all the athletes have rested up, we are ready for the competition to continue tomorrow with the final 3 rounds!

Also- Huge thanks to Dimitrios Photography for making us look good!

http://www.adrenalinesports.gr/dimitrios

 

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