Visions of Winter

If you’re not heading to New Zealand for summer skiing, you can at least watch a video, right?  Here is the French men’s cross-country ski team doing intervals in Valsavarenche, Italy.  Located in Aosta, in northwest Italy this valley affords around 12 k of groomed skiing.  Filmed in November 2010, […]

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Waning Days of Winter

In the waning dark of 5 AM this morning, I ran in a light drizzle.  On pavement.  Running on pavement in the dark is my least favorite activity.  You might even say I hate it.  Today, I did easy repeats up a one-kilometer hill near my house.  Up, and back […]

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Spring Skiing at Freedom Park, Randolph NJ

Five inches of wet new snow covered my car this morning.  More snow continued to fall as I dug out my driveway.  After getting my daughter to school, I took the rock skis to Freedom Park. With the temperature hovering right around freezing, I applied Toko Silver grip wax to […]

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Spring Skiing at Prospect Mt

Sunday was another dawn patrol run up to Prospect Mountain.  As the sun came up on the NY Thruway, I saw several cars headed north not with skis, but with multiple bikes on their roof racks.  The Tour of the Battenkill is a couple weeks away; it’s not too early […]

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