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“When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.” – John Muir   Today was Session 3 of our St. Columba 5th Grader MTB Camp. After Bike and Helmet Check and splashing $10 in chain lubricant over the kids chains?  i signaled ever awes(om)e Assistant Coach […]

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  Bikes n’ Kids, Bikes n’ Kids, Bikes n’ Kids…BULLDOG POWER! Absolutely PROUD of these St. Columba 5th Graders who were STOMPIN’ new skillz and shreddin’ the hallowed Mancos shale singletrack in Test Tracks after 8 hours of academia and before more homework than most other 5th Graders see in a semester today’s apres school […]

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ilg’s celebration and awards presentation at the DUST2 Fat Bike Race this morning   And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music. – Nietzche got the Win this morning at the highest elevation Fat Tire Bike Race ilg has ever done:  Start Line was […]

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pic by Ray Dielo of the Silverton Standard (one of the longest running newspapers on Turtle Island!) as i lead out the marquee-names of distance running down historic Blair Street, Silverton, CO last Saturday.   2018 8th Annual Winter Warrior 10k OVERALL RACE CHAMPIONS (thanks to Durango Nordic Club!) held on Saturday, Feb. 10th at […]

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pic by Sandra Lee of daddy ilg warming down the Daughter Who Chose To C(om)e Through Ilg after her surreal effort at the 2015 Chama Chile Classic where Dewa at 8 years-old took out all higher aged aged athletes to finish on the overall podium….

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pic by ilg; the Precious Rinpoché Dewachen, at 11,578′ today,  saying before this pic, “SERIOUSLY DADDY!?!?  You are taking ANOTHER PICTURE when we COULD be SKIING!?!??!”  pic by ilg :   Dewa KILLIN’ another finish to another Black Diamond cuz, well?  (Black) Diamonds are a (Colorado) Girl’s Best Friend!   working on squaring our shoulders to the […]

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  Well kids, your feeble ilg finished 2nd Overall in the Twilight Series/SnowMaster category tonight. This 3-week BattleDance raged over crazy courses using the Wintersports of Snowshoeing, Fat Tire Cycling, and tonight’s Nordic Skiing. Kudo’s to Twilight Series Winner; Shaun! though ilg slayed Shaun tonight in the Nordic Ski (ask him, he’ll admit!), ’twas not […]

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  This M(om)ent… Dewa hockey stops on top of the headwall, as I narrowly miss reacting to her sudden snow-spraying stop… “Daddy?” “Yup?” “I don’t THINK I like skiing anymore…” I take a Conscious Breath…already attempting to convince myself that not skiing out the rest of my Blessed Life with my daughter might possibly still […]

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