Finding Fitness and Earning It

Now three weeks back in Thunder Bay and I’m starting to feel a bit more like a skier than just an exercise junkie. Over the summer I managed to amass some ridiculous amount of fitness, but my body was somehow left behind – I couldn’t find function for the fitness with ski-specific workouts. To remedy this,…

Ontario University Champs!

I really like having a winter birthday. I also really like being born on February 20th; it’s also, allegedly, Ben’s favourite day of the year.  As a kid I was never really the type to have a party where the entire grade shows up. I seem to recall having smaller birthday gatherings and doing “different”…

School is weird

Being back in the classroom is weird. It feels like I’m back in Austria, crammed into a tiny space, with the faint buzz of foreign languages being spoken around you. Only this time there aren’t scenic mountains, snow, and fine architecture, I’m not squished between skis and the gondola window, and the person talking is…