Canadian Rockies

The month of July has been declared national “Celebrate Biggi’s big birthday” month 🙂 We had the chance to leave for a week and explore the Canadian Rockies on a pre-birthday getaway (the birthday bash with Mona and friends in New Denver is still to come …). Awesome scenery, great places to explore, lots of…

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First Ultra Done

Completed my first “ultra” today … if only the distance of 25km. Very steep, dusty and rocky most of the way from lake level to Divide Lake on top of a 1430m high mountain! What a climb, and what a downhill. Surprisingly my quads and feet held up, and I was happy to get into…

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Boise 70.3

My first major race of the season is in the books! Ironman Boise 70.3 was an enjoyable race, very well organized, and scenic. I have to admit it’s somewhat weird to be starting a race at 12noon (no 4am wakeup call, can do hotel breakfast, checking gear bags in on race morning etc.) but it…

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