Equinox

In honor of the autumnal equinox and a recent experience of mine, this blog post is in a different style from the usual. This is a reflection on some of the forces at work in my life over the past year: forces of love and landscape that I think move us all. I hope you …

My Friend ED (in recognition of World Eating Disorder Awareness Day)

Trigger warning: This post contains a discussion of eating disorders, both my personal experience and a dialogue on the existence of eating disorders in the wider endurance community. In an effort to be 100% honest and transparent, and after much debate, I have decided to include details usually excluded from eating disorder discussion, including specific …

Party Season

There are four seasons in a ski racer’s life: Summer Volume, Fall Intensity, Race Season, and Party Season. The reputation is that Nordies go hard. Certainly we train hard (my biggest weeks this year will be over 30 hours of training, and elite men are doing more), and we absolutely race hard. Those frozen globs …