Events that just have to be done before we can’t play anymore.
Cycling, running, swimming and canoeing is apparently not enough these days so my buddy Slatts proposed a new challenge over a few beers last year that would challenge our comfort zones in a new way. We found ourselves in Seefeld, Austria, in December, getting a lesson on how to Nordic Ski Classic style. It [...]
After day one in Seefeld during our first Nordic ski training trip to Austria in December, I couldn't see this day ever coming. In fact, I found it so frustrating that I quit. The enjoyment level was in the red and I just couldn't ever foresee loving this sport. Half way through day two [...]
With Jonny and Slatts at the end of a 36 mile ultra XC ski marathon. Two long weekends in the beautiful Tyrol region of Austria has seen myself, Slatts and Jonny go from absolute amateur beginners to holding our own during 36 mile ultra Nordic skiing training days. The learning curve has [...]
Trail Running 2016 was the year that I found running. I found a love of running for the first time in my life as I trained for Race to the King ultra marathon in June. Trail running became an addiction and I loved pretty much every run. Distance became irrelevant, it was just [...]
You only learn if you fall. So it's fair to say that I had a Nordic wobble when I was on and off the snow in our recent trip to Seefeld. A day into a three day training weekend in Austria and I decided that Nordic skiing just wasn't for me. I battled [...]