Category: Roller skiing

Primary off-season training mode

Tcherezov Breaks Leg; Season in Doubt

Russian biathlete Ivan Tcherezov’s season is in doubt as he broke his leg during the Russian summer biathlon championships in Ufa, in the Russian republic of Bashkortostan.  According to RT.com, he fell on a downhill on the third lap of…

Climb to the Castle Photos

Here’s a photo gallery from the Climb to the Castle on Sunday, 18 September.  Laurel took some pictures as Ellen drove up the toll road; remainder were taken at the finish line.  Click on the thumbnails to view full-size images. …

Change of Scenery: Rollerskiing Kinnelon NJ

As always, I crave a change of scenery.  From an email recommendation, I rollerskied in Kinnelon yesterday, primarily on Kinnelon Rd.   There’s a finite amount of terrain, from a road closure at 380 Kinnelon Road north to the intersection with…

Rollerskiing Central Park, NYC

Yesterday, I went to New York to rollerski with Nat Herz, current Columbia graduate student and former editor at FasterSkier.com.  I’d been looking forward to hanging  out with Nat, and I’m always into a change of scenery.  We met at…

Before and After the Deluge

So we drove to Pennsylvania last week for a vacation with the extended family.  The rental house was on a bucolic lake surrounded by state gameland and farms.  With tree stumps mid-lake, reaching for the sky, and several low-lying islands,…