Whirlwind trip ends with spot for Worlds

After a whirlwind trip to Solider Hollow, Utah, last week, I nabbed myself a spot on Team Canada for the Under 23 World Championships, at the same venue, at the end of January. The whole trip was a bit of a “by the seat of my pants” affair – flying into Salt Lake City late Friday night,…

Thunder Bay to Seefeld -World Champs Part 1

The normality of the World Championship trip so far has been remarkable. Normal by comparison to other racing trips I’ve done in the past. The travel from Thunder Bay, through Toronto and Montreal to Munich went smoothly, as did the drive from Germany’s second largest airport to Seefeld, Austria. Less could be said with the…

Step by step, on to Worlds

    The tone was different at the Under23/Junior Trials at Lappe last weekend, compared to my previous experiences competing and spectating at the event. It may have just been my perception of it though. Arriving at Trials after a mostly downhill rollercoaster of racing at US Nationals the week prior, I felt pretty relaxed.…