TeamUp NDC Thunder Bay

To help promote my team’s latest fundraising program (TeamUp), I put together a fun video with “behind the scenes” footage from the actual video-shoot. It’s a little more lighthearted and captures the goofy-er side of our team. Even though we’re committed full-time athletes, it’s not seriousness all the time (or most of the time, for…

NDC Roster: The Rookies

This is final segment of a three part series where I have attempted to write accurate and entertaining bios for the athletes of NDC Thunder Bay 2014/2015. Parts 1 and 2 is already done and can be read here and here. Part 1 features the most senior members of the team: Andy, Alannah, and Bob. (complete)…

NDC Roster: U23 Men

This is Part 2 of a three part series where I am attempting to write accurate and entertaining bios for the athletes of NDC Thunder Bay 2014/2015. Part 1 is already done and can be read here, part 3 should be out sometime within the next week or so. Part 1 features the most senior…

Boot Camp

The team wrapped up our annual “Boot Camp” last week. New team members, Julian and Sam, came up for the week of testing but returned home afterwards to finish their final high school semester, while Dave moved and stayed up, as he graduated last year. It was a busy week; we started things off with an…

NDC Roster: The Vets’

This is the first in a three part series where I will attempt to write accurate and entertaining bios for the athletes of NDC Thunder Bay 2014/2015. My goal is to have them all posted by mid-June, so check in for the next instalment sometime early next week. Part 1 features the most senior members of the team: Andy,…

Kamview Parking Lot: The Movie

Instead of a blog post, today I have a video! Yesterday (April 17th), our team went out to Kamview Nordic as part of the volume camp we’re doing this week. The conditions in Thunder Bay are still quite good, albeit quite icy prior to yesterday. Having skied out at Lappe for the previous 3 days…

NDC Adventure Ski – Spring Edition

You may remember, back in November, I wrote a post about a team “adventure ski”. If you missed it I recommend checking it out here: NDC Adventure Ski, and if you’ve already read it, feel free to go back to relive all the hilarity, and wallow in nostalgia – actually I think that’s reserved for me, the…

NDC Adventure Ski

adventure ski (/ədˈvɛntʃə skiː/) : an excursion done on cross country skis, usually without a route or destination in mind; an epic NDC outing that typically involves getting lost or losing people. – Yesterday evening I was greeted with a team text informing me that our roller ski intensity was being scrapped and that we were…