Olympics

Spray River; Cascade Fire Road

March 12, 2010

Here are a couple photos from Wednesday when I skied the Spray River(west side). It was in nice shape, but no guarantees what it’s like after two warm days. The tracksetting continued for 9.9K. At that point, you’re basically on the Goat Creek trail which looked like this: There were skier tracks in about 10 cm […]

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I won a new pair of ski gloves!

March 10, 2010

Did anyone else enter the SkiTrax Olympic Fantasy Contest? It involved picking the podium finishers from the XC skiing at the Olympics and I’m thrilled to say I finished in 9th place(was tied with 3 others for 6th but the luck of the draw put me in 9th). There were 154 contestants and you can see […]

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“A Spectacular Effort”

March 2, 2010

XC Skiing exceeds all expectations from Olympic Games report card There’s an interesting article in the Herald today, grading the various events in the Olympics, based on what was expected and what was delivered. XC skiing received a much better grade than what was expected. It also gives the amount of money contributed by OTP(Own […]

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Olympics

March 1, 2010

Well-done to all our Olympic athletes. The Canadian men’s cross-country ski team has risen to a whole new level. My heart goes out to Devon Kershaw who missed the podium by .6 seconds after racing superbly for 50K. You and your teamates made Canada proud. Skier George Grey also had a great race, finishing 18th, and within 42 seconds of […]

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Olympic team announced

January 22, 2010

McKeever’s in We attended the press conference in Canmore this afternoon where Canada’s team of cross-country skiers was announced. Brian McKeever, who is legally blind, was named to the team along with Stefan Kuhn, Dasha Gaiazova, and Madeleine Williams. McKeever will be the world’s first winter sport athlete to compete in both the Olympic and […]

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