Return of the head game

Water is streaming down my forehead, carrying the remains of yesterday morning’s moisturiser into my eyes with stinging accuracy. There’s little point in wiping it away as the forecast said suck it up Dorothy, ‘cause it ain’t stopping any time soon. I blink. The course is quieter now; those night time laps and the less... Continue Reading →


Doing the Dubh

What do you do when your mate is feeling a bit blue that the ski season is over? Some other mental shit is what. Mike Austin, one half of Avalanche Geeks, is kind of a big deal in Avalanche training and Ski Mountaineering circles. Or so he likes to tell me. He’s been known to... Continue Reading →

Slovakia and the yellow jersey

I don’t often write race reports. Mostly because I don’t often enjoy reading them. And a 24 hour race could be quite a monotonous recall of lap after lap after lap of the same thing. Aside from Finale last year though, which ended rather disastrously for me (you can see my blog here), this was... Continue Reading →

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