Posts filed under “Misc”

The local fauna

28 August 2008  |  Misc

Korea Training Camp Photos

Doing the tourist thing: Fresh sushi at the beach: sea squirts and sea cucumbers (I probably should have tried it, but didn’t) Local flora: Local fauna:

21 August 2008  |  Misc

Rain, Rain, Rain

I woke up this morning to a serious downpour. It rained hard all morning, and it was supposed to rain all day, so I decided to go ahead and check out the course…  |  READ »

20 August 2008  |  Misc

Finally Here!

We arrived in Beijing yesterday evening and got to the Athlete Village with just enough time to put bikes together and go for a short spin. The village is amazing- just walking around…  |  READ »

16 August 2008  |  Misc

Jeju Island- MTB Training Camp

The past few days here on Jeju Island in South Korea have been most excellent. There are plenty of low-trafficked roads and enough miles of climbing and flats to keep us all busy….  |  READ »

13 August 2008  |  Misc

1 week at home, then Korea

After a month of being back east I had about a week at home before I headed over to Korea and then to China. Of course, the day after I got home I…  |  READ »

26 July 2008  |  Misc


I got some good hard training in on Thursday before heading up to Mt Ste Anne on Friday. The drive took 9 hours with about an hour spent waiting in line at the…  |  READ »

24 July 2008  |  Misc

Rain, Rain…Rain

It’s been pouring for the last 2 days. Not the kind of short downpours you get out west, but the long, steady all-day kind of rain that you get back east. It seems…  |  READ »

22 July 2008  |  Misc


Staying at Furlow has been a great mental rest- no cell reception, no internet. Hence, my abysmal lack of blogging or even checking my email. I have however done plenty of swimming, seen…  |  READ »

3 July 2008  |  Misc

Going to the Olympics

Well, it’s finally official: in August I will get the opportunity to represent my country at the Olympics in Beijing, China. At this point I think it hasn’t really sunk in- maybe it…  |  READ »

Scottish mountains

27 June 2008  |  Misc

More Europe Photos- Scotland

Lochs: Mountains: Sweet road riding: Stone bridges… Waldek, a man of many talents: team manager, soigneur, barista, mechanic, winner of sprints to town-signs, comic relief, all around bad-ass (and John from Subaru/Gary-Fisher “supervising”):

Nice views from the expo area at the World Cup in Andorra

27 June 2008  |  Misc

Europe photos

Here are a few photos from the last trip. Nice views from the expo area at the World Cup in Andorra: Somehow it seems that no matter how much stuff we have, Waldek…  |  READ »

10 June 2008  |  Misc


Early Sunday morning we all left Scotland and went our separate ways: Katerina went to Czech to visit her parents, Waldek went to Poland to visit his parents, Chris met his wife in…  |  READ »

2 June 2008  |  Misc

Only The French.

Only the French would dub Indiana Jones! Come on! Katerina and I decided to go see a movie and she had mentioned that in Czech all the American movies are in English with…  |  READ »

1 June 2008  |  Misc


We woke up early this morning to pack the van and get to Toulouse early so the guys could drop us of and head to Paris. It was slow going, but after a…  |  READ »

29 May 2008  |  Misc


We arrived in Andorra last night with enough daylight left to do a short spin in the drizzling rain. It is nice and cool up here — a welcome change from the weather…  |  READ »