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Impossible List

By Diogo Correia

If you don't know yet, an impossible list (as the name suggests) is a list that never ends. It's an ever-evolving list of experiences that build upon each other. I got the idea from Thomas Frank, which is a person I admire a lot.

Here is my list:


Health/Sports Goals:
  • Run 8km — Best time: 0:36'06 on 22nd November 2017 (Check on Strava)
  • Under 35 minutes
  • Run 10km — Best time: 0:44'56 on 30th December 2017 (Check on Strava)
  • Under 45 minutes (Accomplished on 30th December 2017 with a time of 0:44'56)
  • Under 43 minutes
  • Under 40 minutes
  • Run 15km
  • Run 20km
  • Do a super-sprint triathlon [300m swim / 10km bike / 2.5km run] (Accomplished on 16th July 2017)
    Total time of 0:50'38 (with transitions)
  • Do a sprint triathlon [700m swim / 20km bike / 5km run] (Accomplished on 5th October 2017)
    Best time of 1:18'28 (with transitions, accomplished on 27th May 2018) Swimming segment | Cycling segment | Running segment
  • Do under 1:40h
  • Do under 1:10h
  • Do a standard triathlon [1.5km swim / 40km bike / 10km run]
  • Time on 200m: 29.9s (Accomplished on 19th April 2018)
  • Do ≤ 31s
  • Do ≤ 30s
  • Do ≤ 29s
  • Time on 300m: 48.8s (Accomplished on 12th April 2018)
  • Do ≤ 53s
  • Do ≤ 50s
  • Do ≤ 48s
  • Time on 400m: 1'06.7s (66.7s) (Accomplished on 17th April 2018)
  • Do ≤ 72s
  • Do ≤ 70s
  • Do ≤ 65s
  • Time on 1000m: 3'24.7s (Accomplished on 6th April 2018)
  • Do ≤ 3'20.0s
  • Do 20 pushups in a row
  • Do 30 pushups in a row
  • Do 50 pushups in a row
  • Do 30 sit-ups in a row
Fun and/or "Insane" Goals:
  • Skydive
  • Bungee jump
  • Be on TV
  • Own a Tesla
Events to attend:
  • Web Summit
  • Lisbon Games Week (can't remember when)
Gaming Goals:
  • Reach the Gold rank on CS:GO (never going to happen)
  • Reach level 100 on Robocraft (almost there)
Places/Cities to visit:
  • Paris, France (easter 2016)
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands (summer 2016)
  • Saint Petersburg, Russia (summer 2018)
  • Moscow, Russia (summer 2018)
  • London, England
  • New York City, USA
  • Los Angeles, USA