Though I still have a draft of my season racing wrap-up post sitting uncompleted, it seems more appropriate to give a little recap of the last two months of what I’ve been up to since getting home from Europe. At the beginning of April when I first arrived, it was essentially still winter on the Coast (despite[…]
Fischer has made a rather quiet entrance to the skimo market over the last few years despite being the biggest ski brand in the world. Starting out with the RCx and then introducing the AlpAttack, they have now moved on to the 2nd generation, black AlpAttack. Having nordic raced with Fischer skis, I was pretty[…]
My next few posts will unfortunately be a bit out of order as inspiration is coming in spurts to tackle the second half of my Europe trip. Near the end of my time in Chamonix I was preparing for the team race Mezzalama. Unfortunately the race was postponed due to the weather. This did however[…]
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.