Had a chance to speak to the Kamloops Rotary club and Kamloops Tri club yesterday. It was a great day and I was given the most hospitable Kamloops welcome. Stayed with an old friend and her family….Yvonne (Y-vonne) Timewell, husband Greg and 6 year old son Alex. Drank my fair share of Bailey’s spiked Latte’s …read more
I’ve never been to one. Haven’t been to many farms in my life in general. An Ostrich farm would be interesting though. Ostrich meat is very good for you. It’s pricey but it’s good meat. Emu oil is also a good oil.
I think this is a really positive step by the WTC. It legitamizes the pro field a little more and is likely in line with most professional sports. Ironman Pro Membership Program World Triathlon Corporation Announces Professional Athlete Program Published Friday, November 6, 2009 To complement its recent anti-doping initiative announcement, World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) …read more
You will all be happy to know that Starbucks is the same over here. I think I can even purchase the exact same scone which is kind of creepy if you ask me. We swam this morning at one of the compound pools. Went right back to the basics…..floating, balance, sculling, catch, kicking and how …read more
Thanks to Kamel I was informed that Guy Fawks day isn’t the Halloween of England but rather a memorium to Guy Fawks….a guy who tried to blow up parliment somewhere. Now they light a big bonfire and burn scarecrow things of him…..thanks Kamel. The hash run here is a weekly thing that usually sees 50-100 …read more
The long trip to Saudi Vic-Van—30 minutes Van—2 hours Van-Frankfurt—10 hours Frankfurt—2 hours Frankfurt-Jeddah—6 hours Arrived at 9pm and into the sack. Up at 5am an out into the middle of nowhere for mountain bike ride. Bizarre riding here, like being on the moon. Oil trucks go in one direction, sewage trucks taking sewage to …read more
This video is courtesy of Scott Curry- thanks Scot- somebody has to manage the beach! We had the pro meeting yesterday which was one of the most bizarre pro meetings i’ve ever experienced but it was in typical Xterra style, very chill, laid back and easy going. I didn’t realize the history of this event …read more
We flew to Maui yesterday already a week after Ironman. Time flies when you are living. Finn got a kick out of the plane. I don’t think he can quite believe he’s in a plane, they are a regular sighting for him day to day. Traveling with the little man is exhausting. The flight was …read more