The Get in Gear spring blizzard—on the way, forecast to begin just hours before the start—posed only one question. Would snow, sleet or a mix with rain dump on racers and volunteers in this 42nd Annual Rite of Spring? About … Continue reading
“It is a sort of poetic justice that Eric’s first appearance in a USSSA National Championship occurred at Cable, Wisconsin in 2011,” said United States Snowshoe Association Sports Director Mark Elmore, “and now he wins the Cindy Brochman Memorial Snowshoe … Continue reading
A snow rabbit warily sits in the distance as I snowshoe closer to sneak a better view. The rabbit runs away before I get there, and in the meantime, I appreciate nature and all its surroundings.
What many runners don’t … Continue reading
Poor vision dominates history as does romance, love, and of course, the sad uncle known as tragedy.
Surviving in modern times requires more than taking your army to war—you don’t have an army—but you do have smart people available to … Continue reading
“The beauty of winter is its mystical aura,” writes snowshoe philanthropist and health authority Dr. Jeff Kildahl (JK). “Winter acutely defines one’s perspective. Snow represents a white blanket of desolation or bliss. The frigid temperatures and deafening silence of winter … Continue reading
The snow that was tossed madly by fierce gusts “mirrored a scene from the Himalayas,” said Annika Roger’s mother, Johanna. During the difficult conditions that were rustled up by the mountains to stifle competitors struggling to complete this challenge, a … Continue reading