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Training for the Yeti

I have a friend named Stephanie who is incredibly athletic.  She is one of the fittest women I know and never shies away from a race, challenge, event or ass kicking moksha yoga session.  We raced the Squamish MOMAR together.  I am a fan of… Read More »Training for the Yeti

Cumberland MOMAR 2009

If you’re familiar with my work at the Squamish MOMAR you’ll know that while I vowed to always participate in the MOMAR’s from then on, I had a lot to learn about training, strategy and racing in general.  It was therefore with great trepidation that… Read More »Cumberland MOMAR 2009

Hornby Island

Hornby Island is one of of those places that everyone knows and loves to visit. The island is primarily known for its beautiful sandy beaches, warm ocean water, beautifully maintained mountain biking trails, outdoor education centre and the laissez-faire attitude most locals seem to have.… Read More »Hornby Island

MOMAR Squamish

Ever since I moved to Vancouver Island I’ve heard about the legendary MOMAR (Mind Over Mountain Adventure Race) race series and dreamed of competing in one.  It’s evoked many emotions for me over the years, awe, determination, jealousy, respect, fear and very recently, pain.  … Read More »MOMAR Squamish

Sea to Summit

In 1990 Tim Macartney-Snape made a 4 month solo journey on foot that began in the waters of India’s Bay of Bengal and finished on the peak of Mt Everest; he became the first man to truly climb the mountain from ‘sea to summit.’  … Read More »Sea to Summit