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Why the Langlauf?  Because It’s THERE!

pic by Gunther Ott: your feeble teacher (the Peacock one above) navigating traffic caused by the shorter distance racers. It’s a thing. Only racing experience increases the skill set needed to get around other racers on a narrow track filled with flinging limbs, long skis, and sharp-tipped poles! S(om)e of you may know about – […]

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  pic:  Dewa Ilg (13) still crushin’ to a 2nd Overall Ladies (4th OA) in Saturday’s Coke Race#3 (Open Division; 5k) after falling and breaking her left thumb…Yoga was first Transmitted on a battlefield (by Krishna) and the first Yoga Student (Arjuna) was a soldier in a civil war.   Learning to sustain focus on […]

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Screenshot from Daddy’s GoPro footage which will be on my Vlog93, (NEXT Monday) of Dewa (13) at the shooting range of today’s 4k Pagosa Nordic Biathlon. Dewa would go on to win wire-to-wire the Overall in 16-minutes while shooting 14/15!   Dewa raced through bottomless powder the day before to a 3rd OA in Coke Nordic […]

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pic by Race Director, Brendan Cusick.  Engaged Zen with Heart Rates redlined;   Skin Up Transition #2 of 4 for Daddy and Dewa at last night’s Chapman SkiMo Race #1.     “A good kid, is a tired kid,”  that’s been my Daddying Counsel since Dewa was born over 13 years ago as 9/11 Baby beneath the […]

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Sometimes you’re the HAMMER!  and? Sometimes? yup, you’re the nail!   Dewa experiences both this weekend! pic by WF Master Student Kavik of Team SteWa (Steve and Dewa) after both got podiums at Saturday’s  Southwest Nordic Cup Series Opener in Pagosa Springs, CO. The next day however? Not so much! Saturday, Season Opener for the 5th […]

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    pic by ilg.  Dewachen Ilg (12) with her M(om), Joy Kilpatrick,  taking advantage of today’s suddenly final day at Durango Nordic Center.   Dewa and i skied for 2 hours saying farewell to those sacred snows upon which we trained, raced, and cherished this beautiful winter.   For more on the sacred precious snows and and […]

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Coke Race #2:   An Overall Podium and sooo much more!

    3 HP Yogi’s,  3 Podiums… pic by Joy Kilpatrick after Saturday’s Coke Nordic Race #2: L-R:   Dewa Ilg off the sick bed and into 3rd Place Female 3k U14 feeble ilg nabbing 1st Place Classic in 39 minutes Bryn Aggler using her XC running fitness and HP yoga to get 2nd Place Female […]

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  pic: Coach Hannah of Durango Nordic Team took this pic of Dewa and your feeble teacher at Gudy’s Rest above my chi-ldhood h(om)e drainage; Junction Creek during Team Training on Saturday.  my chi-ldhood h(om)e was about 1.25 inches left of Dewa’s left wrist in this photo.   Dewa crushed the 8-mile out-and-back to Gudy’s in […]

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