Learning to embrace the acid party

I have received a complaint about this post potentially advocating drug use- to be very clear, I am not. Norwegians call a hard training session a “syrefest”, directly translating to “acid party”, which of course has connotations in english that are so far from the eat, train,sleep lifestyle of an elite endurance athlete that I…

Coffee, reindeer meat and the big freezer

As everyone is likely far too well aware, what with my recent shameless social media plugs, I’ve been running a crowdfunding campaign in order to raise money for new skis which will hopefully be competitive with those under the feet of the World’s best skiers. This has had a fantastic response and I’m overwhelmed by…

Into thin air

  A lot has happened since my last blog, probably because I’ve totally neglected my hardly ambitious target of one blog a month! In August I packed my poor car to capacity and began the LONG drive to Lillehammer, stopping off first in Lancaster to visit my pal Sam and secondly for a longer stop…

Skiing in June!

June has been a fun month so far! Having completed my exams by the end of May I got stuck straight into a more intensive training regime. On the 6th of June I took part in Ming the merciless, a fundraising event for the British team. Ming comprises of a 14 mile off road run…