August 12, 2020

Some studies surprise me, and this one did, but it wasn't a study.  This factor for predicting future athletic success is anecdotal (yes, I said it, 'anecdotal'...and hopefully I haven't lost you because this observation is still worth diving into)....

 My latest article in the series, Solitude Of Sport for CBC, has just gone live. 

Featuring Olympic couple Georgia Simmerling & Stephanie Labbé - see how they're handling virtual racing 'til you puke & delayed retirements.

CLICK HERE to see more images and...

...isolation is more common that we think. It is always with us, in the moments between moments.


I do not fit into a box and neither should you.

Why?  I'll get to that. 

First, let's address the Covid-19 crisis.

Like many of you reading, my income went to $0 when the Covid-19 pandemic hit.  However, unlike many, I'm ok with it.

Finding this head space wasn't easy...

Many wonder why so many athletes (myself included) have such a strong artistic thread within their personalities. 

For me, sport was also a form of artistic expression - especially when I reached the highest level of performance.  In that space of world class competitio...

There isn't much that catches my attention, but when something does, I like to share it.  

Most recently, an article talking about the nonsense that is the wellness industry and how Peak Wellness has been reached (scientifically that is). 

Yet, sales are soarin...

It was like clockwork.  With the looming pressure cooker of an Olympics or World Championships, coaches & associations went a little crazy - and many athletes followed suit. 

To avoid this, read on.



Every 300m you go up, the UV increases by 4%. 

So, for example, when you're skiing Lake Louise, high atop the Canadian Rocky Mountains, you're facing roughly 35% MORE UV rays than at sea level.

That's a lot! Especially when 80% of those UV's get reflected back again...

I just finished reading an article about children's absenteeism from school as being an indicator for future troubles, like dropping out of high school.  The article began by suggesting parents reconsider pulling their kids from school for a few days of vacation this w...

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