The Squamish50 was the biggest event on my race calendar this year and it certainly lived up to the hype. Growing the event each year, Gary has managed to make it into a full weekend with two days of racing and a film festival.
The last week has been a bit of a blur travelling to two races. The first, nearby at Alpental in Washington, and the second, a little further away at Whitewater in Nelson, BC. Last year, I raced Vertfest at Alpental and despite the torrential downpour throughout the race, really enjoyed it. The course was interesting[…]
The first skimo race of my season is in the books! Nick and I took off from Squamish on Thursday morning and picked up Kate in Coquitlam (where we were treated to awesome waffles by Andrea) and then started the long drive East. I don’t think any of us really appreciated how far it is[…]
This weekend was the 2013 Dogtooth Dash at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort in Golden BC. The race was selected as this years Canadian and North American Championships so titles were on the line! My parents and I left Vancouver on Thursday and got in a short ski to stretch the legs at the resort on[…]
Saturday was the first day of the Coldsmoke Powderfest in Nelson BC. The local mountain shop: Rivers Oceans and Mountains sponsors the ROAM Randonne Rally as part of the event. I decided to stop at the race on my way through to the Hypoxia conference in Lake Louise. I met Canadian skimo guru Stano and[…]