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Monthly Archives: November 2010

Finally! Podium in Whistler!

Nostalgic – sentimental recollection…   That’s exactly what I felt the 1st day I arrived at the Whistler Sliding Centre, 9 months after the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. I walked up the track examining the profiles of the ice to prepare myself for my 1st run of the season and when I got to the bend away (corner 8) I took a moment for myself and sat on the wall and replayed my 4th and final Olympic run in my mind, where I came out of corner 7 and smashed the right wall and it sent me into the left … Continue reading

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Welcome to Whistler

Back on the Whistler track! It has been great to hit the fast speeds over 135km/hr we still have more in the tank because top speeds here are approaching 145km/hr so stay tuned for some good stories!  It was an eventful trip out to Whistler, I decided to make the drive myself in one day the back route through Cache Creek and all was smooth until the last hour of my trip where I hit a snow storm, was down to one lane of snow covered road through the mountains with fog. I hadn’t seen another vehicle in over 100km … Continue reading

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2010 Canadian Champion

Well the season has been kicked off and on the track I started on 16 years ago, Calgary. The Canadian Championships were held on Saturday and I was fortunate to have a good race amongst my tough teammates and come away with my 5th title. Its always an edgy feeling, the 1st race of season, similar to that 1st run of the year, where you wonder if you still remember how to do this!? here is the link to tsn.ca  http://www.tsn.ca/story/?id=340250  We are off to Whistler now. There are 2 selection races remaining, so I will find out who my … Continue reading

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