Category: Roller skiing

Primary off-season training mode

Roller Ski Race Season: What’s Coming in the Northeast

   UPDATED  If you haven’t started roller skiing yet – wait, you’ve been rolling three times a week since May, right? – maybe the coming  roller ski race season will get you going.  The App Gap has come and gone,…

Liz Stephen Third in Blink Festival Women’s Lysebotn Hillclimb

Better late than never, here’s video footage from NRK’s broadcast of the women’s race up the Lysebotn.  The real race was for second place:  Therese Johaug dominated.  Johaug was never challenged for the win: after sitting in the lead group,…

2012 Blink Festival Lysebotn Hillclimb Men’s Video

Here’s a video with highlights of the men on the Lysebotn hillclimb  at Norway’s Blink Festival.  Courtesy of Norway’s NRK.  Manificat and Gailard finish one-two for France. After a flat start, the race turns uphill, winding through a tunnel and…

May Training Compendium

Rather than a blow by blow account of each day, herewith, a short post and a picture gallery of what I’ve done for the last month.  It’s been a productive month.    My personal trainer classes started the week preceding…

Spring Roller Skiing

Holy wheel bearings, Batman! I just realized I haven’t written here in a month.  That’s inexcusable, even though I’ve got a raft of legit excuses: at present, I’m working on a new article for FasterSkier.  I spent a good bit of…