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Winter Meltdown Triathlon (more of a ‘Do your worst winter, who wants spring anyway’)

Despite all rumours to the contrary, it’s supposed to be Spring by now. No-one has told the weather yet. They’re worried it will start hitting us with -10oC days to go with the snow. Anyway, somehow I ended up doing a Winter Triathlon. Sensibly, it involved no swimming. Instead there was a ski leg, which I ended up doing. As a result, there are no photos of that part, so instead I bring to you photos of people trying to bike in 15cm of fresh snow (heh heh), and running through 15cm of fresh snow (heh heh heh). A bike … Continue reading Winter Meltdown Triathlon (more of a ‘Do your worst winter, who wants spring anyway’)

Chariot multi-sporting (walking and skiing counts as multi doesn’t it?)

So, today I tested the theory that I could stroll with the Chariot to the Nordic Centre carrying my ski gear; switch wheels off, skis on, attach skis and boots to me, ski a loop, then walk home again. It worked! The hardest part of the workout was pushing the Chariot up the hill to the Nordic Centre through all that slush.   Nearly there now (it’s a 3.5km walk)     Canmore Nordic Centre… January… 8oC!     On the snow, ready for transition     Transition complete, now to put skis on and away!   We ran into … Continue reading Chariot multi-sporting (walking and skiing counts as multi doesn’t it?)