A Good Way to Start a New YearJune 11, 2014
It’s that time of the season again. We dust off the race skis and roller skis, double wash the polypro underlayers that somehow got missed when unpacking after the end of the race season, and settle into the routine of 30 hour training weeks. I guess if I were totally honest, that time actually came a few weeks ago, but I’m just now catching my breath enough to write this after a hectic first few weeks of travel between the west and east coasts, twice, tons of on-snow time at our annual spring camp at Mt. Bachelor, Oregon, and finally feeling somewhat settled down here in Stratton, Vermont where I’ll be spending my summer training season again. I’m super excited and humbled to be part of Stratton Mountain School’s T2 team again, and our team roster is comprised of some pretty outstanding people both on and off the race trails.
Usually, every spring, I find a way to escape to someplace warm where I can put my toes in the sand and catch some waves in water warmer than 50 degrees (something you get used to when you do the majority of your surfing on the New England coast). But this spring, I was completely content to hang back at home in Colorado and take advantage of the great snow … read more >>