What does it mean to find yourself? People do lots of things to find themselves. They travel the world or go for a degree. For me it’s the later. I’m currently in school trying to figure out just who I am.
Have you ever said to yourself that one day you want to accomplish something great or cool or even just show the world what you’re made of? I know I’ve had those daydreams that one day (hopefully soon) I’ll prove my worth and acquire at least some mild amount of fame. All it takes toRead More
Have you ever wanted to be part of something great? Do you want to reach out to people and help them to discover their awesomeness? Have you discovered all the amazing things that you can do yourself – including the ones you didn’t think you could?
Back in fall 2015 when we decided to hike the Appalachian Trail in 2017, we realized that it would be good to do some practice hiking. Our goal wasn’t to do something as challenging as Katahdin and Baxter State Park, but we thought that it would be good to sample some varied terrain and getRead More
I’ve always been an extremely lucky person: luckiest person alive I say to anyone whom I can get to listen. Despite having physical challenges from birth, I also had great support from my family, especially my dad. When you’re a kid and you’re really different, you hear a lot of “CAN’T.” I heard that IRead More
Dear Folks. My name is Jacqui Lowman. I teach at the University of Maine at Presque Isle. I’m also the founder and president of BEYOND LIMITS: Awaken Your Potential, a 501C3 that believes that the human spirit can transcend anything, that challenge is an opportunity to be extraordinary, and that when we come together, anythingRead More
This PowerPoint courtesy of Lenny Cole, photographer extraordinaire.
Feast your eyes on behind the scenes footage of the BEYOND LIMITS Katahdin Expedition. This short documentary was shot and edited by UMPI student and expedition climber Chris Bowden.