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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Golden Triangle 2011

We could not have asked for a better experience: Gorgeous sunshine, the incredible scenery of the Rockies, lots of good food and of course … the company of our friends! We just completed the Golden Triangle, a 3-day cycling trip through the Rockies, organized by the Elbow Valley Cycling Club. And organized they were! Our…

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