Training vacation

Criss crossing the country for some cross country skiing… I think I made the most of my 11 day training vacation; skied every day whether the conditions be rain, snow, ice, sunshine, clouds, or rain. It was awesome. No races to prep for, no real schedule to keep, just lots of trails to ski.  …

Silver Star is still almost perfect

The past week of training here in Silver Star has been amazing. Other than it being absolutely frigid last weekend and a bit of a snowstorm for the races this weekend, we’ve been blessed with excellent weather. Although it was cold, it wasn’t on the same level as the deep freeze Thunder Bay went through…

Reporting Live from Silver Star

I just got back from my first ski here in Silver Star. We (my team, NDC Thunder Bay, and some OST skiers) arrivedĀ in Kelowna, BC late yesterday afternoon and drove up through Vernon (where we did a grocery shop) to our accommodation at Silver Star mountain. It’s hard to believe this is my 5th consecutive…

Silver Star 4.0

It’s not difficult to lose track of time when you’re in a place like this… This year marks my 4th trip to Silver Star, and it never ceases to impress. There’s something about those snow covered trees, crisp winter air, and the way the sun creeps over the mountains in the morning that just gets…