After World Championships, we took two days of train and car travel to get to Slovakia. I’ll be honest and say that I was a bit skeptical about leaving the Alps, mecca of all things ski mountaineering, in the middle of the season to visit a tiny country in Eastern Europe. We came to visit[…]
Typically communication is an important part of the team event in skimo racing. Racing the Puchar Pilska Teams race in Poland over the weekend, the only common language between my partner and I was ‘go’ and ‘dobre’ (‘good’ in Slovak). Luckily these were really all that was necessary.
While I knew all along that the vertical race would be my best shot to place well in the Championships, the teams race was certainly what I was looking forward to the most. The teams event best embodies the spirit of ski mountaineering with two athletes racing together, never skiing far apart and sometimes connected[…]
This is a long post but it covers from Christmas though a road trip to Wyoming and all the way to Bruson, Switzerland! US Team Qualifiers in Wyoming After the long solo drive to Colorado for the first set of U.S. Team qualfiying races, the road trip to Jackson Hole seemed easy. Just 12[…]
In Squamish, in the shoulder season, it rains a lot. And kind of non-stop for days on end. We get a lot of warnings like these: