End summer training

Well, our Hayward training camp is a wrap. We drove back to Canada last Wednesday, stopping near Duluth for a roller ski on our way. The road we were planning to do the workout on was actually closed down for maintenance after some serious washout and debris damaged the road in a recent storm. Fortunately,…

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…

Bend is like

First training camp of the year is a wrap. No glacier though. This time I found myself in Bend, OR with most of NDC Thunder Bay, CNEPH, and the World Cup Team (so a pretty legit crew) for a dryland camp. The camp was designed by the WC team coaches for the National team athletes, so…

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…

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…