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Robin Judkins
Robin Judkins

Robin Judkins

Christchurch, Canterbury NZ

"I'm always trying to think of new things to do."

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Robin's work combines: Art, Sports, and Accomplishing Goals

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Day In The Life


I created the Alpine Ironman and Coast to Coast races which started the adventure racing movement.

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

  • Bachelor's Degree

    Higher Education/Higher Education Administration

Life & Career Milestones

My path in life has been direct

  • 1.

    His advice: "Have an absolutely splendid time, for your entire life."

  • 2.

    Says not to get tied down by your first job, or think that's what you'll be doing for your entire life.

  • 3.

    He originally worked for huge, multinational companies, but was fired on four different occasions.

  • 4.

    Realized that his can-do attitude didn't align with the bureaucracy of a big business, so he moved to New Zealand to start his own company.

  • 5.

    His business was one of the first outdoor-adventure companies in New Zealand.

  • 6.

    One of the events he created and promoted-the Alpine Ironman-is largely considered the first-ever adventure race.

  • 7.

    After a quadruple bypass surgery left him immobilized for some time, he shifted away from business and took up painting.

  • 8.

    Says "life is extremely short," so you have to live for yourself and stop caring about what other people think of you.