Last week Damian and I had a great time talking to the students and teachers at Springbank Public School in Woodstock. My aunt is a teacher at the school and … Continue reading A visit to Springbank Public School
“When you see someone putting on [her] Big Boots, you can be pretty sure that an Adventure is going to happen.” ― A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh When What Where Result March 16 Cal … Continue reading 2013 Competition Schedule
Have you ever had a plan that didn’t pan out? Ever nurture an idea that just didn’t come to fruition? Ever work on skills in training sessions only to have … Continue reading The Value of Unseen Progress
Santa Barbara, California.
Sun. Ocean. Mountains. Winding roads. Infinity pool.
This is going to be a phenomenal training camp.
We made our way up the Santa Ynez Mountain side late last night, carefully manoeuvring the dark, steep hairpin turns and eventually arriving at our beautiful home for the next month overlooking the city of Santa Barbara. With a mountain facing bedroom curiosity won over fatigue and I stumbled outside into a breathtaking setting.
The house, pool deck, and gardens are simply gorgeous. Grape fruit, orange, and avocado trees can be found on the lower part of the property and are heavy with delicious fruit hanging on solid branches just waiting for me to climb.
After a relaxing morning we headed to the track for a light workout to get the legs moving again. The beautiful facility inspired everyone to get moving, and Gar and Dennis lifted a few weights while Damian and I warmed up.
I can’t wait to really get moving, especially after following the results of the CIS and NCAA championships that just took place this weekend. Congrats to all the athletes, near and far!
I am so freakin in love with this sport.
Can’t. Unable. Incapable. School teachers, sports coaches, music instructors, mentors, and parents will tell you that these words have no place in our vocabulary. We can accomplish anything we set … Continue reading Sometimes you just can’t…yet.