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2014 Wrap-up/2015 and beyond...
Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.  -Helen Keller My apologies for being off the radar since August. The birth of my son Toshi, as well as the flotsam of life in general, has kept...
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Ronda dels Cims 2014
 “Why is it that when one man builds a wall, the next man immediately needs to know what's on the other side?” ― George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones * A few disclaimers-The Ronda dels Cims is a brutally tough yet immensely beautiful race that gets surpris...
 “Why is it that when one man builds a wall, the next man immediately needs to know what's on the other side?” ―George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones * A few disclaimers-The Ronda dels Cims is a brutally tough yet immensely b...
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Transmogrification
The only Zen you can find on the tops of mountains is the Zen you bring up there. ~Robert M. Pirsig   Bighorn shenanigans. I am not going to write a 2014 Bighorn 100 race report. At least, not in the usual sense. Sometimes you just have to be there to fully...
The only Zen you can find on the tops of mountains is the Zen you bring up there. ~Robert M. Pirsig   Bighorn shenanigans. I am not going to write a 2014 Bighorn 100 race report. At least, not in the usual sense. Sometimes...
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Inspiration
SHADOW RACE Every time I've raced my shadow When the sun was at my back, It always ran ahead of me. Always got the best of me. But every time I've raced my shadow When my face was toward the sun, I won. ~Shel Silverstein I had intended to write a race repor...
SHADOW RACE Every time I've raced my shadow When the sun was at my back, It always ran ahead of me. Always got the best of me. But every time I've raced my shadow When my face was toward the sun, I won. ~Shel Silverstein I ...
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Holy snakes! Great job Jack and thanks for herding the rattlers out of my way!
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Thanks Aaron -  I thought you were way ahead of me, but was surprised to find you finished just behind me.  You didn't even appear tired at Habron Gap!
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The Old Goat on the Wonderland Trail
-The following is the account of Old Goat's (aka my Dad's) two day, solo circumnavigation of Mt. Rainier via the Wonderland Trail. I have yet to experience the fabled loop but, after hearing the tales and seeing the pictures, it is definitely on my bucket-l...
-The following is the account of Old Goat's (aka my Dad's) two day, solo circumnavigation of Mt. Rainier via the Wonderland Trail. I have yet to experience the fabled loop but, after hearing the tales and seeing the pictures,...
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VENGA! VENGA!
 “Why is it that when one man builds a wall, the next man immediately needs to know what's on the other side?” ― George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones * A few disclaimers-The Ronda dels Cims is a brutally tough yet immensely beautiful race that gets surpris...
 “Why is it that when one man builds a wall, the next man immediately needs to know what's on the other side?” ―George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones * A few disclaimers-The Ronda dels Cims is a brutally tough yet immensely b...
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One tough Nut
Weather forecast for tonight: dark. -George Carlin Reckless confidence helps. Photo by Jared Spurlock  As I'm sure is the case with a lot of competitive athletes, I have a bad habit of trying to predict how things are going to turn out by micro-calculating ...
Weather forecast for tonight: dark. -George Carlin Reckless confidence helps. Photo by Jared Spurlock  As I'm sure is the case with a lot of competitive athletes, I have a bad habit of trying to predict how things are goin...
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First-World Problems
I want an Oompa Loompa NOW! - Veruca Salt       With my first race of the year less than a week away I am faced with certain realities. I have been dealing with an injury for over six months now and, while I have been seeing steady improvement, it is likely...
I want an Oompa Loompa NOW! -Veruca Salt       With my first race of the year less than a week away I am faced with certain realities. I have been dealing with an injury for over six months now and, while I have been seeing...
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