Monday, January 25, 2010
made for sporty racing but proved very fast with most athletes beating
their personal bests over 10 km. We wrapped up an award winning
weekend after competing on the classic sprints held downtown for the
torch relay festivities. I don't really think it was well advertised
as we were pretty much the only people there. It didn't matter however
ad it was an incredibly fun time.
Friday, January 22, 2010
country ski team are as follows:
There you have it. The best group of of skiers our Nation has ever seen!
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however about 10 from calgary. Surprise surprise.
Thursday, January 21, 2010
went out for a few minutes and watched them prep. It wax pretty
awesome seeing all the kids out to watch. I heard that it was mental
downtown with all of the excitement. Golden gets the torch tonight.
Stay tuned for pics.
Sunday, January 17, 2010
Photo to follow.
belt. I am crazy proud his initiative to ski and wanting to come to
events. Super hard though being parent and a head coach of a ski team
at the same time though when you are doing everything on your own.
I've decided that why should other peoples kids come before my own at
races. It's taken three years and some motivational talks from Dana to
make it happen j's happy our there with me. I think he likes hanging
out watching tv after the race and sharing a bed at hotels the most.
And also all the cool kids he meets his age at the races.
an idiot for not staying on it but honestly there is onlyso much time
in the day and multitasking this guy can take before everything blows
up in my face. Between becoming the surrogate parent of a 15 year old
female athlete, juggling a new job with alot of administration
contained within it, training a ski team, working with our local
Nordic club, being a parent of two awesome kids, a mostly annoying
husband to my wife and every weekend off at ski races ....frankly
there isn't much time for blogging. There are 5 blogs which I have
started over the last couple years and it is time to let them go. The
only ones that I really care about at this point are my personal one
here and the golden active transportation blog which will be co
administered by myself and Luke Nichols. It's time to streamline, get
more effective at managing my life outside of the office and
reevaluate what really matters. Family. It don't know what the spring
will bring but I look forward to a couple weeks with the kids on our
boat, getting in shape to compete at the Masters World Cup in Vernon
next year and complete some small projects left unfinished throughput
the winter. Skiing has been great with my team but focus still remains
a bit of an issue. I need to continue my own path of coaching and now
my own path as an athlete possibly. Can i do it all? Who knows. All I
know is the blog is back now that I can upload straight off my phone.
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