2 good quotes…and 3 good pictures

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Just thought I’d share an amazing quote by Pete Vordenburg from dinner last night: “This wine has such delicate flavor!   ….sorta like getting punched in the face by the kool-aid man”. (this was said of a wine bought at the farmer’s market and labeled with sharpie on a piece of…

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The Higher you get, the higher you get!

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I’m still in Sun Valley, Idaho, training with the US Ski Team and the Sun Valley Olympic Development Team…and it’s been awesome! There’s been a lot of tough time trials and interval sessions, and some really sweet distance workouts. But so far, my favorite was a 3 hour 15 min…

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Camping in the Ice Lake Basin

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Good grief. This is gorgeous. WHY doesn’t Minnesota have mountains???? I’ve been on a TON of camping trips, but never one above treeline in the mountains as the edge of a crystal blue lake! Right now, I’m visiting Tad Elliott in Durango, CO, and I think it is absolutely beautiful…

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Keeping Cool

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Ironwood has been great so far – quality training on rollerskis and plenty of single track running trails. However, the humidity has been incredible. Especially when doing bounding intervals in the sun! JB and JD going after it!  (photo by Bryan Fish) So on our day off, we decided to…

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Older-ish camping pictures

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The week before coming up to Ironwood, MI for CXC camp, I went camping with my family at Frontenac State Park, just outside of Redwing MN. It was super nice to just chill and sit around a campfire at night…although this was an unusual camping trip because during the day…

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