Race Update:   “I didn’t drown!”…Pagosa Winter Quadrathlon

Leg 2; 5k Run..
… I run as hard as i can upon my season-long injured knee toward the leader, Ott. i feel tranced, as if in some weird white-man contortion of a corn dance, eating up asphalt beneath my flying feet and spitting out pranic corn bread. I dance this 5k softly with conscious breath. With Higher Protection from the care from the WF Deities, my body receives gracefully the impact of a hard 5k on asphalt and i only lose two places to two national class (and much younger) athletes as i enter the Bike Transition in 4th Place overall.
My Tibetan Teachers would say,” The world ends everyday in all sorts of Ways for many Beings in many Realms.”

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14 hours from now…

yet? on this Knight of Nights before my own self-created National Qualifying race, i am trained by my Teachers to ask,

“How is my body feeling right now?”

is it soft?

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Still the King…kinda…of Chama Ski Classic; Feb. 11-12, 2014

• Overall Winner; 7.5k Freestyle
• Silver Medalist; King of Mountain Competition (10k Classic into 5k Snowshoe)
• 2nd Place Overall; 10k Classic
• 1st place AG; 10k Classic
• 3rd Place AG; 5k Snowshoe

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“The sacred snows are falling.

Far up river a silver curtain closes.

Clouds grow
and coldness spawns
across the meadows.

Seek strength through suppleness,
not through force.

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that my Noble Friends?
is called, Listening,Trusting, and DOING what the Deities prescribe for you…

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“You always see so many beautiful things and rangeland share them I thank you from the bottom of my heart coach”

– Shirley Valdez, OR

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elite endurance athletics don’t even come close to the daily measure of fatigue within required focus, and even the strongest yoga vinyasa practice? HA! doesn’t even register in the same zip code as does Single Conscious Parenting…

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Not quite sure which Buddha Realm ilg just spent spinning within along the past 2 hours and 43 miles, all ilg knows is that…ilg bows as deep as my Padmasana allows to ALL single parents everywhere…
makes elite endurance sports look like chicken-feed..

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