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A Thought or Two

This is a response to the Fifth Estate report on safety within sport including the investigations of the deaths of Canadian Skier Cross athlete Nik Zoricic and Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili. This is my personal opinion; naturally you are free to develop your own and even disagree with mine.   After watching this episode of
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Am I or Aren’t I?

Driving to ‘work’ this morning, with the sun rising in my rear view mirror and the warm twang of country music cloaking me in my rental car, I found myself drifting in and out of a pensive state. Considering everything that could happen and, for some people, has happened in the grand scheme of life,
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Getting In Touch

As some of you may already know, I have been spending the past few weeks rehab-ing a minor back injury (I will post an update about that situation in a little while). In the meantime, I have been working on my writing and public speaking skills, shifting the focus from physical to creative. I could
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Blown Away

I wish there were more words for saying THANKS! Wow… It truly is incredible to experience so much support. The journey to get to where we are today has been life changing! Thank you very much for everything leading up to and including the event hosted by the Cleveland Clinic last night in Toronto. Everything
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‘Tis The Season

First and foremost I want to thank all of the people who have helped me and Phil Brown piece together what is sure to be a really fun event on November 5th. The outreach and generosity thus far has been heart warming to say the least. I am a proud member of the Canadian Alpine
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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Canadian Thanksgiving… the REAL Thanksgiving! I should be celebrating this statutory holiday in Switzerland but I ended up cutting that camp a little short. Remember that fall I mentioned I took in Cardrona, NZ? Well, I’m still dealing with some lingering issues, and after a few days of not skiing in Europe I decided
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Winter Showers Brings Spring Flowers

I’m recently home from training in New Zealand. This year we went a little bit later the usual; when we arrived winter was already shifting to spring. There wasn’t enough coverage to free ski and explore the mountains, but the training hills (well, the training itself) was decent and challenging. Thin coverage meant aggressive terrain
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A Penny for Some Thoughts

I guess I left off at the end of our training camp in Zermatt, Switzerland. All in all, I was very happy with that camp for it gave me an opportunity to fiddle with and adjust to my new skis and boots. It also provided a fairly chill environment for me to focus on skiing;
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On to the Next One

If you can believe it, because I hardly can myself, I bailed on the 100th Anniversary of the Calgary Stampede. Yes, yes I did. But I went to my parent’s place on the lake which was a welcome change of weather and pace compared to Calgary during the past couple of months. It was nice
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High Performance

We’re into our second week of training and it never seems to get any easier! The fitter you get, the harder the workouts become. That’s the way it should be and that’s why I love it, I guess. Always barriers to push through, gains to be made, new challenges to face. It feels good to
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