Feeling the Heat

Feeling the Heat

I finally had my first hard and hot intensity session of the summer. The intervals combined with 85 and max sun killed me. I suffered and even had some of the goose bumps that happen when I am probably on the verge of some level of heat stroke 🙂 At the very least I...
Good rides bad back

Good rides bad back

Other than my back throwing out for no good reason the past ten do or so have been a awesome. The back has mainly made it so I cannot run, but i’ve been able to ride okay. Over the weekend Jess and I made the 90 minute drive to Salida and checked out some rad trails...
Spring update

Spring update

Jess sniped me in a very usual operation- trying to soak in the sun while enjoying a dilla- LIVIN! My season concluded with the Tour of Anchorage 50km ski race. After that race Jess and I had a couple days in Anchorage before heading to Montana. In Bozeman we packed...
Marathon Spring

Marathon Spring

Missing the Olympics freed up some space on my calendar. This spring I based out of Bozeman and took advantage of my fitness by signing up for four marathons in late Feb and early March. Winning the Sun Valley Super Tour – 15km Classic – Last race of the...
World Cup

World Cup

First two WC weekends are done. I’m fairly unsatisfied, but the past two weeks have had some positive moments as well (this is only regarding the racing- life has been totally fine :)). First weekend was in Finland, which was crazy cold and felt like Fairbanks. Last...
Fall Training

Fall Training

Photo credit: Simi Hamilton The annual altitude camp in Park City is kind of how I separate summer and fall training. The dumping of snow and hunting opportunities in September maybe might have actually gotten me into that fall vibe… either way I had a successful camp...