Monthly Archives: April 2011

Chasing Your Dreams

I first heard of Kevin Jagger through twitter.  Someone who’s always loved and participated in sports, he brought it up to the next level after watching the Vancouver 2010 Olympics.  It was then he fell in love with the sport … Continue reading

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Just So You Know…

You inspire me too. When I get a message from @nummiesbras telling me she ran an extra kilometre. When Alyson Schafer tells me she joined a swim team. When @celticlass9 tweets that not only did she do her 30 minute … Continue reading

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Finding Strength In Pain

Since I’ve started this speed skating thing, there pretty much hasn’t been a day when I’m not in some sort of pain. I’m getting used to waking up in the morning and feeling the tightness in my legs as I … Continue reading

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Be Inspired

Speed skating is officially over for the season and although I tried to wrangle my way into a Sunday night summer session, it turns out those sessions are for the young’uns.  Meaning, the skaters who race and are actually good. … Continue reading

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I Bet Apolo Doesn’t Have To Deal With This

Speed skating is officially over until next September and yes, I’m completely bummed.  I *may* have cried a little handing in my skates.  It sucks that I found something I love so much right at the end of the year, … Continue reading

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Determined Not Brave

I convinced my husband to try speed skating a couple of weeks ago.  Although it wasn’t so much me convincing him as me saying he should try it and him saying sure, thinking it would never happen. The classes are … Continue reading

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