A Busy Season Wrap Up

March 2022- Mixed gender racing finally made its debut at the World Cup level, we had the return of Canadian Ski Nationals after two years of cancelations, and as this Olympic quadrennial came to a close there were many tearful goodbyes to longtime teammates and coaches who are moving onto new adventures. Many people expect …

Olympic Look Back

It’s been almost 3 weeks now since the Beijing 2022 Closing Ceremonies and I have had some time to reflect on my Olympic experience. Now that the Games are over, and I have returned to the real world. Back to World Cup weekends and traveling around Europe. It is a strange feeling to have just …

Beijing Bound

T-2 days until the team departs and the excitement is starting to feel real! Our 2-week Olympic prep camp is coming to an end here at Sovereign Lake and Silver Star. On January 26th we board our charter in Vancouver and I will be on my way to my second Olympics. This time to China. …

Fall Altitude Camp

Our second National Team camp of the year wrapped up in Mammoth Lakes, California last week. Now I am back in Canmore and back on snow as Frozen Thunder has just begun for another season at the Canmore Nordic Center. The main point of our fall camp in California was for access to high altitude …

Exhale

We are already a full month into the training season and for the most part May training has gone super well. Baseline testing was as good or even better than expected, we got in a couple weeks on snow, and I have a great team around me this season with some young new Alberta World …

Grounded: Maximizing Summer Training in the Absence of Team Camps & Navigating my way Home for Family Time.

This summer will definitely be one for the memory books. All team training camps were cancelled, flying on planes has gone from a monthly occurrence for me to almost zero, and interprovincial/territorial travel has become a maze of hoops and hurdles. Despite the added complications, summer 2020 has been great from a training standpoint. I …