Tag: beating yourself to a pulp

Four Hills Loop

After taking time off to work up a couple of stories for FasterSkier, it’s a belated return to posting here.  There have been a few stories that didn’t make it here.  As my knee is acting up, the bike has…

White Mountain Marathon

It annoys me to no end to post this five days after the event, but that’s the new reality of OXF.  Life is a little crazy as I transition into the life of not only freelance writer and athlete, but…

NJ Trail Series Winter Race Report

It’s something I’ve delayed doing for a few months.  First, I was in no shape to run.  Then, other commitments got in the way.  Secretly I’d hoped that a big snowstorm would open Prospect and delay this day a little…

Guilty as Charged: Wheel Doping at the Kingston Roller Ski Races

This year, I showed up at the Kingston Roller Ski races with fully doped roller skis.  Bought the inline skate wheels, might as well use them. The Wings of Skitan been great at the Climb to the Castle and the Prospect…

Kingston Roller Ski Races: Owen Putman Dominates

Although Austin Huneck moved on to the Maine Winter Sports Center, HURT found another young phenom who owned both of today’s Kingston roller ski races. Twenty-one skiers toed the line for the 5 km classic event.  At the start, the…

Save the Date: Climb to the Castle Is 15 September

Mark your calendar.  This year’s edition of the Climb to the Castle is 15 September, 2013. The northeast’s premier roller ski race will start at 8 AM.  Starting at the tollbooth on the Whiteface Memorial Highway, athletes will climb an…