I’ve finished the last of the summer races that I will do this season and we are well into October. The big fall storms are rolling in strong and we had our first on-snow training day on October 9th (my earliest ever was in 2013 on Oct 3rd)! This time of year is also where[…]
September has been a fun mix of training and racing. Compared to the winter season, I don’t race all that much in the summer. I’d rather be out climbing or in the mountains and not many of the races around here really pique my interest. It’s hard to beat racing at Whistler Blackcomb though.
Sometimes I struggle a bit with motivation. I realize this is a bit strange coming from someone who lives in one of the most beautiful places in the world but the truth is that it’s possible to get into a routine no matter where you are and start to take things for granted. No doubt,[…]
Returning to Squamish from Europe in May was a bit of a mixed blessing. Of course it was tough to leave the fantasy land of full time training and racing – Colin coined it ‘Post-Cham Depression’ – but on the other hand, the summer was getting going in BC and there were quite a few[…]
September is here, there is fresh snow in the mountains, and ski season feels closer than ever. This is a quick recap of my training over the summer: