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Not Just Another Pole-ish Joke;  Pole Running Season Begins!

Jai Jai Ma, Jai Jai Ma! Hey Ma Durga!

As Donna DeLory sings, “I want to feel what You Feel/i want to see what is real Beyond this Illusion!” …and, one of the most effective ways i’ve found to discover just That, is crushin’ a hard uphill run with ski poles…like my morning workout today…come join me, i’ll show you exactly WHY you need to reap the MYRIAD benefits of this type of cardio/strength workout!

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Nothing Says Summer Like…

…Nothing says August in a small mountain town (still/almost) than a sizzling sun beaming down upon a Daddy and his Daughter on a Ferris Wheel…”Look Daddy, that’s Chapman Ski Hill!”

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Guest Teaching; from Warrior Leaf and his warrior son; Tavian

if these do NOT inspire thee to train as hard as possible, as soft as what’s probable, and as grateful as ilg is for thee?

then you might wish to seek another Tribe…cuz, this is as Go(o)d as it gets in this one!

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A 3-Day Practice Build…

typically scintillating San Juans in summer…rocketing down the from the top of the climb, the intoxicating rush and dazzle of wildflowers and berries make for a disorienting – yet sacred – descent; like falling through a perfumed kaleidoscope!

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MTB

WF Warrior Miguel

has kindly added this kindling to our collective Tribal Inner Fire…i’ve selected it for our weekly “Get out and Do” Meditation…

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monsoon thunder rolls

Published on Jul 18, 2011 by in Cardio, Chi Hits, Haiku, Racing, Teachings

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animas 2d

monsoon thunder rolls (5)
in waves more vast than heaven (7)
rainfall is God’s sweat (5)

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celebrating freedom;  4,600′ of high altitude sweat salutes; Kennebec Pass mountain bike ride

Ride Stats:

date: this morning, July 3rd, 2011 with my chi-ldhood best friend; Greg.

type of purification: mountain biking

effort: 36 miles, 4,600′ of climbing, all on double & singletrack from elevation ranging from 8,000′ to 11,750′ with a technical grading of 4+ bike skills and significant will power

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kassar on kendrick

FREEDOM – I am ashamed to say, is something I have not thought about for much of my 35 years in this body. Born a white American woman to a solid and nurturing family, I have never had to or chosen to fight for the liberty I so thoroughly enjoy.

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