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  Sacred Effort happened…1st Place AG, 6th Overall at Snow Mountain Stampede 50k…3 hours, 57 minutes of high end Bardo Training! we had to cross country ski UP 7k of an alpine ski resort after racing 40k’s in whiteout conditions…too tired to write more … THANK YOU ALL who contributed monetarily and/or spiritually to this […]

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all pics by Joy Kilpatrick…GREAT JOB, AMMAJI!!!… Team Ilg! oh man, what it takes to get both yourself AND your kid to the Start Line!? phew! reckon that’ll be my warmup again! — at Durango Nordic Track.   Well, Yesterday’s race day certainly was wholistic! chaotic, hard, sacred, tricky, and somewhat embarrassing! Finished 6th OA, […]

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3rd Crystal Mug feels fine at 54!

Published on Feb 21, 2017 by in Racing, Skiing, Teachings

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  as a kid on the Durango Ski Team, i used to LOATHE the bus drive to Leadville to compete in the nordic combined (Jumping and Cross Country)…as a young man, i thrived on Leadville Snowshoe Race Series, the World Mountain Snowshoe Championships, and the first 3 races of the Leadville 100 MTB race ….nowadaze? […]

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  God granted feeble ilg two strong arms. Connected to two strong legs via a well-conditioned core and a Meditation-empowered mind all of which was (had to be) developed after I was paralyzed. The other day ilg was Blessed enough to use my strong arms for a fist pump and a grasp on a(nother) crystal […]

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Race Report 7th Annual Winter Warrior 10k Snowshoe Race Saturday, January 28, 2017 Durango Nordic Center Men’s Course Record Remains, But Not The Ladies! The stunning ‘bluebird’ sky on race morning turned out to be a mirror of the collective effort of 60 snowshoe racers;  cold, sacred, and dazzling!   32 Ladies and 22 Men […]

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feeble ilg all-ways seems to have the Weminuche Deities with me when racing in Pagosa Springs, Colorado…my old h(om)etown! Not sure, but I think I just took Overall Silver at the National Push-Your-Fat-Bike-Through-Miles-Of-Soft-Snow Championship! Actually it was this morning’s ‘Dust 2 Fat Bike Race’ in Pagosa Springs, CO and it was a 7-mile very ‘wholistic’ […]

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Changing It Up:  From Winter to Summer Racing…a Wholistic Perspective…

Confidence is born from Training.

Though i’ve not sat in a bicycle saddle a FRACTION of the time compared to the mighty warrior brothers tonight? Ilg will be smiling upon my aero bars, hunkered low against Sister Wind, snapping my thighs at the top tube, recollecting my times offering my sweat upon the scared snows while ski racing, snowshoeing, and doing the MULTISPORT DANCE!

Wholeness lives in versatility.

Never count out your ‘lack of specific training’…that’s an illusion of the sport-specific Clans…so predictable in their lack of wholeness, in their lack of trust in It All…

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pic:  Daddy and Dewa during an autumn run/hike in the La Plata Mountains by Joy Kilpatrick.   Dewa wants (this week, at least) to c(om)pete in the 2024 Olympics in the Hurdles.   D-cat is tied for being the smallest in her class – however Dewa is also the youngest and could be a 2nd, instead of […]

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