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Desafio Cumbres by Mountain Hardwear – Death Defying Edition

Let me paint a picture for you, it’s not much of a picture because it’s pitch dark outside but we’re headed down a steep dirt road in a stark landscape that could just as easily be Mars as it could … Continue reading

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World Mtn Running Champs and a Bum Ankle

I think it’s fair to start off this report by saying this turned out to be a very disappointing race. I hate to be negative and I can still even find some positive aspects to the trip to Poland but … Continue reading

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Three Sisters Adventure Day

I’ve been waiting the whole summer for another shot at the Three Sisters Traverse record. Back in about 2005-6 Kevin Grove took me across all three peaks for the first time. He trashed me that first time and little did … Continue reading

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Teva, I mean, GoPro Mtn Games

Teva I mean, GoPro Mtn Games Still takes some getting used to anytime a big event decides to change sponsors but uses it in their name for branding. Each of the past three years I’ve made the pilgrimage to Vail … Continue reading

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Mt. Washington and Everything in Between

Colds suck. When I have a race I like to be on. With a cold it’s usually followed by several up and down races and it’s never confidence building. Almost makes me feel human, which also sucks, because we’re inherently … Continue reading

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One Last Hurrah in the Mountains

I thought that I’d been shut out of a final run up the South Sister this year, but as luck (or the weather in Central Oregon) would have it, the storms cleared up long enough to melt off the 8-12” … Continue reading

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Double Double

I’m still dreaming of that In n Out Burger we passed on the way to the SLC airport this morning. For those of you In n Out fans you’ll get the “double” entendre of the title. Anyway, onto more pressing … Continue reading

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World Mountain Running Champs

Albania is a great place to hold a championships. It’s one of those countries that I’m not likely to travel to unless I have a good reason. The World Mountain Running Champs gave me a good reason. Most of you … Continue reading

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Transrockies 2011

As an athlete you go through highs and lows as your body ebbs and flows with it’s bio-rhythms. For endurance athletes this is even more evident as your performance depends almost entirely on what state your body is in. I … Continue reading

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Photoshoots, Mountain Running, and Trucker Hats

Another long and awesome week of running in paradise (anywhere to run in the woods automatically becomes paradise by the way). Legs are tired, back is sore, eyelids are heavy. Sitting in SLC on my last leg of the journey … Continue reading

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