10 Trail Running Lessons
Jan06

10 Trail Running Lessons

Here are a few trail running lessons that I have learned over the past year. I thought I would pass them along to see if you can relate to any of them! Don’t eat eggs before you run. They will make you feel heavy and make you even gassier than running normally makes you! This can be a huge problem if you are ahead of your running partner; you may actually lose a partner on this one. Keep your kit tidy! Meaning don’t have earphone...

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What gets us Stoked, X
Dec21

What gets us Stoked, X

So this is the 10th and final installment of our video series. We will be continuing to share videos on our blog just differently. If you’re on a computer you can look on the right hand side of this post you will see a new box called “Recommended Videos”. These are videos we’ve watched that have thought us something, inspired us or have just got us stoked and psyched to get outside and push ourselves. So here...

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What motivates you?
Nov03

What motivates you?

I can’t believe I almost didn’t get out on the trails today. Let me tell you how the morning started. The alarm went off at 5:30,which thank goodness for the end of daylight savings time, was actually only 6:30. Nonetheless the alarm was set early as Leigh was heading out on a hike/climb with some friends and I decided to take a day to myself (yes sometimes we do things separately). I thought I may as well make the most of the...

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The Shoulder Season Shuffle
Oct10

The Shoulder Season Shuffle

Before moving from Ireland to Canada I had never heard the term “shoulder season” before. Largely because Ireland only has 1 Season, which is that it’s rainy, a little cold, a little warm, sometimes sunny, all year round. Whereas Canada, more specifically, Southwest British Columbia where we live, definitely has 4 distinct seasons, well, that isn’t entirely true, it’s more like 2 seasons with 2 shoulders abutting them. The two main...

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Animal House II: The Tenquille Invasion
Sep24

Animal House II: The Tenquille Invasion

“Are you guys all from Whistler?” I asked. He finished chugging another Pilsner and shouted out: “Yeah buddy, how’d you know?” I smiled as a reply and kept walking, past the Canadian Tire Queen sized inflatable mattress floating in the lake with somebody passed out on top of it, the shotgun and shells, the brewery worth of beer cans, the frenzied pack of dogs, the bleary eyed girlfriends wearing swimsuits that might have originally...

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