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ATP Camp

The past three days, most of the US Speedskating National Team have been participating in a team pursuit camp to get ready for this year. In years past, the team pursuit has often come together as happenstance and an afterthought. This approach as yielded some really impressive results but also some disasters. Advertisements

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What We Think About During Training

People often ask us what we are thinking about during our long training sessions or races. To say we are 100% thinking about skating during every lap is nuts. That would be like saying you are focused on every wheel turn during your morning commute. However, we do spend quite a bit of time with […]

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What brings us together

On Sunday evening, we had the honor of watching the Warrior Games at the OTC in Colorado Springs. I try not to use the word “honor” lightly, but to watch those heroes out on the court playing various sports was an honor in every sense of the word. Everyone out on the court had received […]

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OTC living and Balance

We got to the OTC here in Colorado Springs on Monday. Most of the team flew in from SLC, but I was asked to drive the AA team’s bikes and luggage out from SLC. It was a nine hour drive, which really is not that bad. Plus, I also had to opportunity to stop and […]

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Dichotomy of a speedskating team

Last week, I posted on my twitter about the curious relationship between Apple, Facebook, and Google. These three giants of tech need each other to flourish but also are bitter rivals trying to vie for the finite dollars in the tech industry. The link to the article can be found here. The more I think about […]

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