Sunset over Whistler on an evening scramble.

September Training and Racing

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.

Nick and I racing at Canadian Ntnl. Championships.

Europe PDG Trip

  This post is pretty long overdue but after crashing in a race over the weekend, I’m off training for a few days which plenty of time for catching up on my blog. Summer came fast in Squamish and we’re solidly into running season. Before this though, winter was in full swing and pretty crazy.[…]

Nearing the top of the first climb with Ben chasing. (Photo: Myke Hermsmeyer)

Race – Whitefish Whiteout

I spent the last weekend in Kalispell, Montana racing the Whitefish Whiteout. Local ski and bike hero Ben Parsons generously put me up in his spare room and showed me around town all weekend. After the marathon drive from Squamish to Castle Mountain two weeks ago, I had decided against racing the Whiteout, but after[…]

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Race: Squamish 50k

I have always found it somewhat entertaining how quickly people manage to post race reports on their blogs after ultras. Now I get it. After a ski race it’s reasonable to spend the next day skiing in the area and then travelling home with little time to sit and write until a few days later.[…]