Martock Ski Hill – Learning to Snowboard – Lesson IV

Review What I Know Pendulum Heel Edge: Weight on heel edge, knees bent – relaxed. Start with straight down – heel edge – equal weight in both heels Start left Slightly more weight on left heel Head – looking left – in the direction I want to go, left shoulder and left hip in line…

Half Marathon Training – Week 2 – Goal – 6km Goal Achieved

36 Weeks to Half Marathon My goal is to run the Valley Harvest Half Marathon, on Sunday, October 11th in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. 21.1km. First a Flu This week started off with recovering from a weekend flu. I decided that Sunday would include running as well as my snowboarding lessons. But this Sunday I was…

Martock Ski Hill – Learning to Snowboard – Lesson II

Martock Ski Hill It was a beautiful day to snowboard! Yes, it was cold, but the sun was a warm kiss on my cheeks!! Feeling Nervous – Remembering The Night I Practiced on My Own! I am grateful to be using a borrowed snowboard, but it is not a good fit for me and the…

Half Marathon Training – Week 1 – In Total, 30km Goal Achieved

37 Weeks to Half Marathon My goal is to run the Valley Harvest Half Marathon, on Sunday, October 11th in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. 21.1km. My first successful benchmark run – 5km – was last Sunday – January, 26th: My First 5km Run – Acadia University Indoor Track This was the momentum I needed to start…

My First 5km Run – Acadia University Indoor Track

Today I ran my first 5km! My pace was SUPER slow!! But hey, my goal at this time is reaching a distance and developing my mental grit to have the inner tenacity to push me to 21.1km!!! My pace will increase over time! Goal – Half-Marathon – Valley Harvest Marathon My goal is to run…

Martock Ski Hill – Learning to Snowboard – Lesson I

Arriving – 9:30am – It is ALREADY Packed! Slide Heel Down – Straight My instructor Shannon, after a very beginning intro on maneuvering on a flat surface on a snow board…. brought me to the bunny hill! My first lesson here was putting my weight on my heels and sliding straight down. Getting Up From…