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« Reply #675 on: February 28, 2013, 10:28:17 AM »
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« Reply #676 on: February 28, 2013, 03:35:01 PM »
Guess What? I found out that Phil's picture that he young look 80s!

Check this out! look above up. :)
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« Reply #677 on: March 05, 2013, 07:10:56 AM »
Nice Q&A with Phil.
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Q&A with Phil Keoghan, host of the Amazing Race

Phil Keoghan, long-time host of The Amazing Race, brought the show home to New Zealand in Season 22, right to the South Island region where he was born and raised. Learn about Phil and his favorite New Zealand spots in this Q&A exclusive for newzealand.com.

What was it like bringing the show back to New Zealand? We love having you!

This is our fourth time back to New Zealand for The Amazing Race but the first time we have spent quality time in my home town, Christchurch.  I felt tremendous pride being able to share Canterbury with not only the crew, but of course the millions of people around the world who will see what a special place we have.  Places are about people and I was beaming with pride as we made our way from challenge to challenge.  I even got to fit in a brief visit to my parents when I was home and took my team in for a cup of tea and scones.

What was your favorite challenge for the contestants?

The Shemozzle Race was so much fun and a great way for the teams to immerse themselves in a challenge that showed off the adventurous Kiwi spirit.  Lots of humor of course and sheep dogs. How could we miss mud, molasses, chicken feathers, a slide and raw eggs - the perfect ingredients for a good time. The driving challenge and jet boats were two sports that I shot in my first days in television back in the mid-1980s when we covered the Ashley Forest Rally Races and the Jet Boat Sprints.  Shooting 12 episodes of The Amazing Race in 21 days, there is a lot of luck involved - we are constantly thinking about the weather, flight schedules, so many things and when things come together and the teams have a fantastic time it really is a wonderful feeling.

Why is New Zealand a great destination for American travelers?

It’s great because New Zealand is so unique and also because we really love hosting North Americans. What I hear from so many visitors is that they love the people.  New Zealanders really do like sharing their home with visitors.  My parents are a perfect example - my Mum and Dad opened a bed and breakfast in Rolleston, really because they wanted to meet visitors. The fact is that all New Zealanders have that kind of enthusiasm for people who make the effort to travel to our country.

What do Americans not know about New Zealand that you think they should?

That it's closer than they think. A lovely meal and glass of wine on Air New Zealand, maybe a movie, then a sleep, wake up and you're there.  I actually find flying from Los Angeles to New York a longer trip because I don't sleep.  I love that we have opposite seasons, so if you want to escape a cold North American winter you can have some lovely long days in a New Zealand summer.

What are your New Zealand must dos?

• Enjoying a Pinot Noir
• Eating a traditional Kiwi lamb dinner
• Watching a game of rugby
• A farm visit
• Trying some Bluff Oysters
• Visit the Wild Foods Festival in Hokitika
• Going bungy jumping
• Taking a jet boat ride
• Swimming with dolphins
• Kayaking Abel Tasman National Park
• Eating a Peanut Slab (local candy bar)
• Taking on rapids white water rafting
• Vegemite on toast
• New Zealand Cheddar
• Rolling downhill in a Zorb
• Sailing in Auckland Harbor
• Hiking the Milford Track
• Heli Skiing
• New Chums Beach
• Tasting raw scallops
• Crayfish from Nins Bins in Kaikoura
• Kiwi coffee
• White bait patties with lemon and vinegar

What were your favorite New Zealand vacation spots growing up?

The West Coast of the South Island is where I spent many of my school holidays as my grandparents lived in Westport. My parents were really good about sharing this special part of New Zealand and of course there's nothing like having family to visit.  For the past 20 years or so I have been visiting the Coromandel, it really is a unique part of the world. There are a lot of New Zealanders who still don’t know that much about it so I'm constantly talking up its world class beaches, native forest and fresh seafood.
 
Is there anywhere The Amazing Race hasn't been in New Zealand that you would like to go?

One day I would like to get us to New Chums beach, it has been voted one of the top ten beaches in the world by Lonely Planet, Rough Guide and the London Observer. You can only get there by taking a 30 minute walk along the coast then crossing over a small hill covered in native forest. Walking through the trees, it's like going through the back of the wardrobe to see another world.  I've been lucky enough to see a lot of beaches in my life but New Chums is at the top of my list.

The Amazing Race continues to be a critical and ratings success, a tough feat for a television show. Why does everyone love the show?

I wish I was an expert in knowing what makes a television show a success. The Amazing Race started with a great concept from Elise Doganieri that evolved into a captivating television show seen in hundreds of countries around the world. I would like to think that because The Amazing Race has stuck with quality choices, great casting, exciting destinations and fun challenges, that we have earned the loyalty of viewers who know they are getting entertainment that has not resorted to exploitation to keep people watching.  The Amazing Race epitomizes the meaning of collaboration and I am very grateful to be part of a very talented team.

http://www.newzealand.com/int/feature/q-and-a-with-phil-keoghan/
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« Reply #678 on: March 07, 2013, 08:40:26 AM »
This is more a case of Phil on the news than Phil in the news. The CBS morning news show has been having Phil Keoghan do a series of reports about New Zealand in the last week or so. Each one is 4 or 5 minutes long. I watched a couple of them. In one, Phil visited the extreme sports capitol of Queenstown and bungee jumped, rode in a race car and a rocket plane on a wire. In the other, Phil visited a wild food festival where he dined on snails, earthworms, crickets and a grub. He also washed it down with some local moonshine.

The clips can be found at:

Tour the special effects studio that did Lord Of The Rings
http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=50142227n

How the other half lives and vacations in New Zealand
http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=50142229n

The wild foods of New Zealand
http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=50142230n

Sheep: A major industry and tourist attraction
http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=50142231n

Queenstown: Adventure capital of the world
http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=50142232n

I don't know if these will be viewable outside of the United States. I hope they are.

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Re: Phil in the news ..
« Reply #679 on: March 08, 2013, 09:23:42 PM »
These are great, thank you!!

And even better, nice to see TES taking an interest in TAR again!! :hearts:

They wrote us off a while back. No more check presentations. So this is very good news indeed!
"Our fans are pretty good. They don't give away too much. Sometimes people love dropping spoilers, but our fans are good. They tend to do it in such a way that doesn't ruin it for fans who don't want to know."--Phil Keoghan


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« Reply #680 on: March 15, 2013, 06:00:38 PM »
Q&A with Phil Keoghan, host of the Amazing Race
Phil Keoghan, long-time host of The Amazing Race, brought the show home to New Zealand in Season 22, right to the South Island region where he was born and raised. Learn about Phil and his favorite New Zealand spots in this Q&A exclusive for newzealand.com.

What was it like bringing the show back to New Zealand? We love having you!

This is our fourth time back to New Zealand for The Amazing Race but the first time we have spent quality time in my home town, Christchurch.  I felt tremendous pride being able to share Canterbury with not only the crew, but of course the millions of people around the world who will see what a special place we have.  Places are about people and I was beaming with pride as we made our way from challenge to challenge.  I even got to fit in a brief visit to my parents when I was home and took my team in for a cup of tea and scones.

What was your favorite challenge for the contestants?

The Shemozzle Race was so much fun and a great way for the teams to immerse themselves in a challenge that showed off the adventurous Kiwi spirit.  Lots of humor of course and sheep dogs. How could we miss mud, molasses, chicken feathers, a slide and raw eggs - the perfect ingredients for a good time. The driving challenge and jet boats were two sports that I shot in my first days in television back in the mid-1980s when we covered the Ashley Forest Rally Races and the Jet Boat Sprints.  Shooting 12 episodes of The Amazing Race in 21 days, there is a lot of luck involved - we are constantly thinking about the weather, flight schedules, so many things and when things come together and the teams have a fantastic time it really is a wonderful feeling.

Why is New Zealand a great destination for American travelers?

It’s great because New Zealand is so unique and also because we really love hosting North Americans. What I hear from so many visitors is that they love the people.  New Zealanders really do like sharing their home with visitors.  My parents are a perfect example - my Mum and Dad opened a bed and breakfast in Rolleston, really because they wanted to meet visitors. The fact is that all New Zealanders have that kind of enthusiasm for people who make the effort to travel to our country.

What do Americans not know about New Zealand that you think they should?

That it's closer than they think. A lovely meal and glass of wine on Air New Zealand, maybe a movie, then a sleep, wake up and you're there.  I actually find flying from Los Angeles to New York a longer trip because I don't sleep.  I love that we have opposite seasons, so if you want to escape a cold North American winter you can have some lovely long days in a New Zealand summer.

What are your New Zealand must dos?

• Enjoying a Pinot Noir
• Eating a traditional Kiwi lamb dinner
• Watching a game of rugby
• A farm visit
• Trying some Bluff Oysters
• Visit the Wild Foods Festival in Hokitika
• Going bungy jumping
• Taking a jet boat ride
• Swimming with dolphins
• Kayaking Abel Tasman National Park
• Eating a Peanut Slab (local candy bar)
• Taking on rapids white water rafting
• Vegemite on toast
• New Zealand Cheddar
• Rolling downhill in a Zorb
• Sailing in Auckland Harbor
• Hiking the Milford Track
• Heli Skiing
• New Chums Beach
• Tasting raw scallops
• Crayfish from Nins Bins in Kaikoura
• Kiwi coffee
• White bait patties with lemon and vinegar

What were your favorite New Zealand vacation spots growing up?

The West Coast of the South Island is where I spent many of my school holidays as my grandparents lived in Westport. My parents were really good about sharing this special part of New Zealand and of course there's nothing like having family to visit.  For the past 20 years or so I have been visiting the Coromandel, it really is a unique part of the world. There are a lot of New Zealanders who still don’t know that much about it so I'm constantly talking up its world class beaches, native forest and fresh seafood.
 
Is there anywhere The Amazing Race hasn't been in New Zealand that you would like to go?

One day I would like to get us to New Chums beach, it has been voted one of the top ten beaches in the world by Lonely Planet, Rough Guide and the London Observer. You can only get there by taking a 30 minute walk along the coast then crossing over a small hill covered in native forest. Walking through the trees, it's like going through the back of the wardrobe to see another world.  I've been lucky enough to see a lot of beaches in my life but New Chums is at the top of my list.

The Amazing Race continues to be a critical and ratings success, a tough feat for a television show. Why does everyone love the show?

I wish I was an expert in knowing what makes a television show a success. The Amazing Race started with a great concept from Elise Doganieri that evolved into a captivating television show seen in hundreds of countries around the world. I would like to think that because The Amazing Race has stuck with quality choices, great casting, exciting destinations and fun challenges, that we have earned the loyalty of viewers who know they are getting entertainment that has not resorted to exploitation to keep people watching.  The Amazing Race epitomizes the meaning of collaboration and I am very grateful to be part of a very talented team.

http://www.newzealand.com/int/feature/q-and-a-with-phil-keoghan/
I really wish we could stay longer in the countries we visit, but I've been lucky to have visited most of them before, because I've done a tremendous amount of travel. - Phil Keoghan

The Amazing Race 22-23 is coming soon!

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Re: Phil in the news ..
« Reply #681 on: March 15, 2013, 06:28:52 PM »
Loverocked,

Look at Reply #677 by Oddarane posted March 5. That interview of Phil was already in this thread. It's obvious that you don't bother to read the thread before posting.

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Re: Phil in the news ..
« Reply #682 on: March 16, 2013, 05:52:36 AM »
Loverocked,

Look at Reply #677 by Oddarane posted March 5. That interview of Phil was already in this thread. It's obvious that you don't bother to read the thread before posting.

lol. ooops.. sorry. whoops.
I really wish we could stay longer in the countries we visit, but I've been lucky to have visited most of them before, because I've done a tremendous amount of travel. - Phil Keoghan

The Amazing Race 22-23 is coming soon!

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« Reply #683 on: March 27, 2013, 04:28:49 PM »
I don't know how old this q&a is, but it's very nice read.
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Q&A with Phil Keoghan

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1. The last time I slept eight hours or more was:
on my last flight to New Zealand. I had four return trips from L.A. last month, and I savor every moment I get to sleep.

2. The three most-listened-to songs on my playlist:
Andrew Keoghan, “Another Day”; Greg Johnson, “Isabelle”; and Ayub Ogada, “Kronkrohinko.”

3. Even when I work 16-hours days, I always find time to:
Hug my daughter.

4.My diet is best described as:
high-fiber.

5.The words I live by are:
No Opportunity Wasted- NOW.

6.My favorite type of massage is:
Deep tissue/ Sports massage

7.My healthiest habit is:
I break a sweat every day and love working:

My least healthy is:
I love chocolate and will eat any I see.

8.Vitamins:
Every day, plus a shot of 13 in the gluteus maximus before I shoot any series of Race.

9. I feel my best when I’m:
with family and friends.

10. I am a
nonsmoker.

11. The self-help book I’d actually recommend is:
No Opportunity Wasted- NOW. Why? Because I wrote it.

12. The best health advice anyone ever gave me was:
Listen to your body to know what to eat, and break a sweat every day.

http://cbswatchmagazine.com/blog/2009/08/07/qa-with-phil-keoghan/
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« Reply #684 on: April 18, 2013, 08:33:52 AM »
Check out Phil's latest project

http://thephilkeoghanproject.com
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« Reply #685 on: April 29, 2013, 10:03:48 AM »
‘Amazing Race’ host plans new show
By SEAN DALY
Last Updated: 10:57 AM, April 29, 2013
Posted: 10:42 PM, April 28, 2013
Phil Keoghan is getting another job.

The longtime “Amazing Race” host will produce and may become the face of a new, even more grueling competition show that could air later this year.

Under the working title, “The Phil Keoghan Project,” casting is underway for the new show for CBS.

“How hard-core are you?” a casting announcement asks. “Do you have mental and physical stamina that’s off the charts?

Producers are promising “gut busting mental and physical challenges designed to break mind and body.”

The new show will not impact his future with “The Amazing Race,” an insider says.

 
Colin Douglas GrayAfter being considered, but passed over, for the hosting job on “Survivor,” New Zealand-born Keoghan, 45, joined the around-the-world competition in 2001.

http://www.nypost.com/p/entertainment/tv/amazing_race_host_plans_new_show_3lnZdf65aaVXCgKZzOtF4J
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« Reply #686 on: May 04, 2013, 11:10:52 AM »
'Amazing Race' Host Phil Keoghan Spills Secrets on Season 22 Finale
8:00 AM PDT 5/3/2013 by Kimberly Nordyke
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Sunday's episode of CBS' reality competition takes the teams to Ireland and Washington, D.C. "We even got the president involved," the host tells THR.

One team is about to be named the winner of The Amazing Race's 22nd season.

Ahead of the two-hour broadcast, host Phil Keoghan gives The Hollywood Reporter a preview of what fans can expect to see -- and shares some of his thoughts on the season's most memorable moments.

The Hollywood Reporter: Were you surprised by any of the teams that made it to the final four?

Phil Keoghan: I was very surprised with Max and Katie. They started out this Race near the back of the pack and seemed to be out of sync for the first half of the Race. But I think the turning point was when they got to Botswana and were pulled over for speeding. They’ve really come into their own over the past couple of episodes and seem to be firing on all cylinders, especially winning the last leg. They’re certainly not lacking any confidence right now -- let’s hope they haven’t peaked too early.

THR: Can you give our readers a preview of the finale?

Keoghan: We have a great two-hour finale. We start in Belfast, Ireland, with bog snorkeling, which is a fascinating local sport there in Ireland that was dreamed up over a pint of beer. It’s extremely claustrophobic and much tougher than it looks … trying to swim in the frigid, dirty water … the perfect recipe for a cramp. We’ll get down to the final three teams in Belfast before heading out to our nation’s capital in Washington, where we send the teams around to a ton of historical landmarks. And once again, it’s a very close finish. The cool thing is that since our last visit, you’ll now get to see D.C. in HD. We even got the president involved.

THR: Mona and Beth are certainly the outsiders at this point. Do they still have a shot at winning?

Keoghan: The "roller derby moms" are a very strong team -- just think about what they do for a living. You can absolutely never count this team out of the mix. If they have any weakness, it’s that they don’t seem to be good with directions. And in terms of being outsiders, I don’t really think alliances come into play at this stage of the game. It’s every man or woman for themselves on Sunday night. If there’s one thing you can say about an Amazing Race finish, it’s that for more than a decade, it’s been unpredictable.

THR: Looking back over the season, what was your favorite moment?

Keoghan: For me, it was the Schemozzle Race in New Zealand. That was my old high school friend’s farm. I was really proud to share my homeland and friends with the viewers, the cast and of course, the crew. The ariel footage over the Rakaia River was just breathtaking. Also, the best reactions all season came from watching the teams see a live scorpion go inside the mouth of a bushman in Botswana. Max’s expression was priceless.

THR: What was the moment that surprised you the most?

Keoghan: Big surprise for me were the firemen [Matthew Davis and Daniel Moss] getting eliminated in the first leg.

THR: Chuck and Wynona were eliminated because they failed to follow the clue properly and rolled the cheese down the hill instead of transporting it on the sled. In this last episode, I half expected Bates and Anthony to get some sort of penalty for carrying the whiskey barrels instead of rolling them in the last leg. What was the difference this time?

Keoghan:  While the challenge was called “Whiskey Rollin,” the clue simply told them to transport the barrels under their own power -- meaning they could have balanced them on their heads if they wanted to … so they didn’t break any rules.

THR: Dave and Connor were extremely impressive, winning legs even with Dave's injury. How hard is it for you to see a strong team like forced to drop out?

Keoghan: It was one of the toughest moments in this Race for me. I loved those guys particularly because of the father/son relationship, which reminds me so much of my dad. They played the game the way you should play it, and despite being dealt an unfortunate injury, they competed to the very end, snagging two first-place finishes and quickly established themselves as one of our favorite teams in such a short amount of time. I always knew they would be tough competitors knowing what they’ve been through with cancer and also because they both participate in the toughest sport on earth -- cycling. I would have loved to see how far they could have gone if they could have stuck it out.

THR: What was your reaction to John and Jessica being eliminated with an express pass?

Keoghan: Oy vey

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/amazing-race-finale-phil-keoghan-451186
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Re: Phil in the news ..
« Reply #687 on: May 04, 2013, 11:26:50 PM »
Wow, the shemozzle Roadblock took place at his grade school friend's farm. Didn't know that. :oh It mist have been pretty difficult to set up that... obstacle course.
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« Reply #688 on: May 05, 2013, 12:14:24 PM »
Not really. Hunterville provides a model for shemozzle races:

 The feature race, the Shepherds' Shemozzle, now entering its 15th year is run mid afternoon.  This gruelling cross country obstacle event is centred around the Shepherds and their Huntaway dogs competing over an endurance and obstacle course.  Previous years have seen competitors swallowing raw eggs, munching on dry weetbix washed down with a can of warm beer, huhu bugs with cold cooking oil or a sheep's eye and cream! What delicacy will be available this year?

The route and finer details of the Shepherds' Shemozzle are not revealed to contestants until the Shepherd's meeting minutes before the race.  In 2007 the course underwent a major change with the race starting in town.  Since 2010 the Shepherds started in the Town Hall and when they hit the road they had no idea where to find their beloved Huntaway Dogs who were none the wiser and quite happily enjoying being tied up in the main streets with 83 other Huntaway Dogs minus their owners.  The mudslide also returned and was super slick and ultra muddy thanks to the hard work of the race committee and loyal support from the farm owner Nigel Price.  Who knows what the race will involve next year - the only thing that organisers can guarantee is that the Shepherds' Shemozzle will be just that "A Shemozzle".

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« Reply #689 on: May 13, 2013, 10:57:00 AM »
Wasting No Time – Living in the “NOW” with Phil Keoghan
Posted on May 13, 2013 by GlutenFreeFind   

We are so excited to share the chat we had with the amazingly talented and iconic Phil Keoghan! Phil Keoghan is an adventure TV personality, host of the multi-Emmy Award-winning series ‘The Amazing Race’. He has worked in over 70 countries around the world as host, producer, writer and cameraman on more than 1,000 TV episodes!

‘No Opportunity Wasted’ (NOW) is the result of a near-death experience Phil had at age 19. Phil reflected on the importance of seizing the day, and this became his life approach. He wrote a list for life: a list of things he wanted to do during his life. He has already broken a world record for bungee jumping, dove the world’s longest underwater cave, and renewed his wedding vows underwater while hand-feeding sharks! Phil has been profiled in People magazine and TV Guide, and has been featured repeatedly on Oprah.

Phil is a dedicated philanthropist who gives back to adults and children – from those fighting chronic illness, to those who want to fulfil their dreams of becoming an athlete. Phil’s ride across America raised over $500,000 for people with Multiple Sclerosis.Phil realized that his physical adventure could raise funds for research so children can grow up without fear of MS and can live their lives NOW. Phil is also helping give young athletes around the world the chance to fulfill their dreams as professional cyclists.

Phil co-created and co-produced a number of original series, including ‘Keoghan’s Heroes’, a show profiling thrill-seekers around the world; ‘The Human Edge’, a technology show for National Geographic Television; and ‘Phil Keoghan’s Adventure Crazy’, a series for the Travel Channel and Discovery International. He also hosted ‘FOX After Breakfast’ for FOX, ‘Surprise, Surprise’ for CBS and ‘The Best of Both Worlds’ for A&E.

During a 2001 Oprah appearance, Phil said, “The more I live, the more I want to live, and the more I want to help others live their once-in-a-lifetime dreams.” It’s Phil’s mantra. Now, on Discovery Channel’s new series ‘No Opportunity Wasted’ – which he created and hosts – Phil challenges others to live out their dreams. Here is what Phil had to share with us in a recent chat, and we did not waste any opportunities in asking him lots of questions!

Do you live a gluten-free lifestyle, and if so, how did you end up gluten-free?

I am not strictly gluten-free but I do try to avoid gluten as much as possible.   A diet low in gluten or gluten-free always makes me feel a lot healthier!!  I notice the difference.

Can you share how you arrived at your “No Opportunity Wasted” personal life philosophy?

It was prompted by a near death experience at 19. It was then that I decided to live my life by a life list. No more “woulda, coulda, shoulda.”  ”Ditch the Excuses and Live Life NOW” became my mantra. My full story is on www.nooppportunitywasted.com

What has been your greatest achievement or “No Opportunity Wasted” success in life?

Four years ago I rode across America on my bicycle. I set out with three goals….to undertake the biggest physical and mental challenge of my life,  spend quality time with my father who drove the support  van,  and work towards raising a million dollars for MS, my charity.  With 100 percent of the proceeds of the film going to MS,  my wife and I consider this to be one of our greatest achievements in life.

What led you to create your No Opportunity Wasted Energy Bars?

After traveling around the world for 25 years as a television host, I am always on the look out for the perfect energy bar,  that will meet all my nutritional needs. My schedule on the road can be grueling, traveling to places where it’s impossible to get fresh food. I had tried almost every bar out there, but nothing seemed to taste really good and meet my nutritional needs,  so I decided to design my own bar.  Made with manuka honey from New Zealand (my home country),  packed with chia seeds, gluten free and full of flavor, my bars do the trick!  I dare you to try one and not fall in love with the taste.

Through your work with No Opportunity Wasted Energy bars, you are helping so many North Americans choose healthy snack and refueling options, and in particular you are helping the gluten-intolerant community. What are your goals for your No Opportunity Wasted product line?

It’s imperative that we as a nation need a more active life and to make healthier food choices.   Whether it’s playing in the school yard, hitting the trails, or taking on the biggest challenge of your life or just daily challenges,  No Opportunity Wasted Nutrition is there to “Power Your Adventure” and help you “Ditch the Excuses” and “Live Life NOW!”

What are your career goals going forward, and are there other opportunities you would like to embark on?

I am about to embark on the biggest physical and mental challenge of my life and trust me I will be fueled by my No Opportunity Wasted Energy Bar. In July I will leave Paris to travel around France on a 1928 bicycle. I will average 150 miles a day for 22 days to honor the Australasian team who rode the Tour de France.  Proceeds from my film will go to MS. This is hands down the hardest thing I have attempted to do in my life so far!!!

Do you have any tips or advice for those newly diagnosed with gluten intolerance?

Thankfully being gluten intolerant has been embraced by the food industry so there are a lot of choices for great gluten-free products out there.  People who are not gluten intolerant are still opting for a gluten-free lifestyle as they see the benefits.   So being gluten free is not only for the gluten intolerant, it’s for people who want to be healthier and live longer.

Any final thoughts?

Try my No Opportunity Wasted Energy Bar. You will not be disappointed. And follow my ride in July 2013 on www.noopportunitywasted.com

You can purchase Phil’s healthy, gluten-free No Opportunity Wasted Energy (NOW) Bars, which come in an assortment of delicious flavors including the new A3 bar and trail mix varieties at GlutenFreeSmartStore.com.

You can be certain that the GlutenFreeFind.com team will be following Phil and his July Ride for MS, as well as all of his current and future work. We are inspired by you and your philosophies on how to live life to the fullest, thank you Phil Keoghan! ♦

http://www.glutenfreefind.com/blog/wasting-no-time-living-in-the-now-with-phil-keoghan/
\\\\\\\"The world is waiting for you. Good luck - travel safe - GO! - Phil Keoghan

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Re: Phil in the news ..
« Reply #690 on: May 20, 2013, 07:48:48 AM »
Phil Keoghan 1 day ago
Starting 3800 mile #LeRide scout in #France 2day thx to @TheBestWestern team for supporting our adventure #MS http://t.co/4Cs5LGHf17 http://twitter.com/PhilKeoghan/status/336008474171432960/photo/1


Phil Keoghan 2 hours ago
Day2 #LeRide scout #France thx @TheBestWestern and @Ford #MS 3300 mile to go! http://t.co/HRiv15rpFe http://twitter.com/PhilKeoghan/status/336418387313971200/photo/1
"Our fans are pretty good. They don't give away too much. Sometimes people love dropping spoilers, but our fans are good. They tend to do it in such a way that doesn't ruin it for fans who don't want to know."--Phil Keoghan

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Re: Phil in the news ..
« Reply #691 on: May 20, 2013, 12:00:57 PM »
I take it to mean that filming for TAR couldn't be starting before he returns from this particular trip; and a 3800 mile ride is about the same as his cross-country bike ride a few years ago.
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Re: Phil in the news ..
« Reply #692 on: May 20, 2013, 01:47:06 PM »
I think this is still just a scouting trip, real ride July sometime. ???
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Re: Phil in the news ..
« Reply #693 on: May 21, 2013, 10:08:23 AM »
Phil Keoghan ‏@PhilKeoghan 6h Jumping to it day3 @TheBestWestern #LeRide scout #France @NoOppWasted pic.twitter.com/BasWW2IQ6p
"Our fans are pretty good. They don't give away too much. Sometimes people love dropping spoilers, but our fans are good. They tend to do it in such a way that doesn't ruin it for fans who don't want to know."--Phil Keoghan

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Re: Phil in the news ..
« Reply #694 on: May 22, 2013, 11:37:06 AM »
Phil Keoghan ‏@PhilKeoghan 8h Day4 #LeRide scout #France 1100 miles in the can pouring rain ... Need coffee!
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Re: Phil in the news ..
« Reply #695 on: May 23, 2013, 07:21:52 AM »
Phil Keoghan ‏@PhilKeoghan 18h #LeRide scout was going so well today but we were stopped in our tracks! #France #1928Tdf @NoOppWasted pic.twitter.com/sX6XfmSovt

Phil Keoghan ‏@PhilKeoghan 5h .@NoOppWasted Col d'Aubisque #Pyrenees #LeRide scout #France 1500 miles complete ready for Day5 #Cycling #MS @Ford pic.twitter.com/RecT4jroZ8
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Re: Phil in the news ..
« Reply #696 on: May 25, 2013, 02:56:36 AM »
Phil Keoghan ‏@PhilKeoghan 9h 2,306 miles at end of day6 #LeRide scout thanks to @TheBestWestern for making me feel like I'm coming home every night @NoOppWasted @Sony
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Re: Phil in the news ..
« Reply #697 on: May 27, 2013, 06:55:35 AM »
Phil Keoghan ‏@PhilKeoghan 3h Day9 #LeRide scout #France 2700 miles covered thx to @SonyProUSA @Garmin @TheBestWestern #TdF1928 #MS #Cyling @NoOppWasted

       Phil Keoghan ‏@PhilKeoghan 25 May My buddy Scott feeling @NoOppWasted in #France #LeRide scout #Cycling #Tdf 1928 pic.twitter.com/EQmZDTx37D

Phil Keoghan ‏@PhilKeoghan 25 May Got essentials for Day7 #LeRide scout #France map @Sony @Seagate @Garmin @NoOppWasted #Cycling @TheBestWestern pic.twitter.com/Kti2Lq2NOJ
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Re: Phil in the news ..
« Reply #698 on: May 29, 2013, 01:43:10 PM »
Phil Keoghan ‏@PhilKeoghan 13h #LeRide #1928Tdf scout #France 10Days, 3,341 miles in a trusty @Ford next time I'm on these roads will be on a bike! pic.twitter.com/jQdH6rILdy

Phil Keoghan ‏@PhilKeoghan 4h #Heathrow to #LAX on @FlyAirNZ fantastic flight back home thank you team! @NoOppWasted
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Re: Phil in the news ..
« Reply #699 on: May 29, 2013, 02:36:19 PM »
HE'S GOING BACK TO USA! COULD BE THIS SUNDAY! :colors


 

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