Just getting to Alaska was an out of body experience. I literally felt, all the way up to the race start, like this was happening to someone else. It probably had to do with the amount of planning involved, the (good) stress of gathering gear and researching those who had come before. For months I … Continue reading Iditarod Trail Invitational 2020: Blue Moon, Freedom, and Hot Tang.
*Irena and biking brings out this smile. Note my mini companion… In the four days leading up to the Arrowhead this year, more Life happened than I was prepared for. Leading up to the race itself I was scrambling, treading water, running blind trying to balance work and training. This Arrowhead was so incredibly symbolic, … Continue reading Arrowhead 135: Don’t Ski to Train for a Bike Race.
Art only became a struggle for me my last year of college. You know when you have a professor or mentor that makes you feel like you can do anything? I had that for four wonderful years. My last year I was put to the test with an absolutely shitty professor, at first, when I … Continue reading Art, fear, and the Tahoe 200
*This is the series of events on how I remember it. Some things started to get blury from the trail so I may miss something or add it in later… or it may never have happened at all. You’ve been warned. People have asked me how Kate and I came up with the idea to … Continue reading Arrowhead 270: Stronger Together.