What is the hardest sport?

Dan Cole, sports talk show personality on the Minneapolis based KFAN radio station, often reminds his listeners that he has “not only 4 years of college eligibility left, but 2 of high school as well.” Considering his own admission of a lack of intellectual prowess, I should not be bothered by some of his opinions. […]

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The “Nordic Gene” Part 1 – What is the ideal body/athlete for nordic skiing?

I just finished reading David Epstein’s “the Sports Gene,” which is a fabulous narrative on a man’s search for the underlying answer to the great nature vs. nurture debate. Epstein scours the globe, literally, as well as its experts, finding root causes for why Jamaica churns out Olympic sprinter after Olympic sprinter and no one […]

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A message of hope to the wannabee pro’s, the hobby joggers, the master blasters, and everyone else who is still ‘hard core,’ and quite frankly, just can’t give up on their childhood dreams: keep it going.

“We continually remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ. ” – 1 Thessalonians 1:2-3 Work. Labor. Endurance. That pretty much sums up a runner, skier, and cyclist. Elite training tip-toes the dangerous precipice of safety […]

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Why being great still requires being basic even in a world built on flashy instant gratification.

The crunch of snow beneath my boots broke the silence of another dark, early morning as I waddled precariously across campus, navigating above lurking black ice, which hid itself beneath the freshly fallen snow towards. Frozen shut, I yanked until my car door finally peeled open, ice shaking loose from the hinges. I swung my […]

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Man signed to 3-year, 97-million dollar contract to be “All-Time QB” for family’s Thanksgiving Championship – team and fans nervous as to whether or not investment will pay off.

November 20th, 2018 PRESS RELEASE “Dad’s” team feels pressure to finally win backyard Thanksgiving football game after momentous off-season, which included signing “all-time QB” Dave Sederquist to fully guaranteed 3-year, 97-million dollar deal. Courtney Cronin, ESPN Staff writer After taking his team all the way to the final drive of the annual Division 1AAA Backyard […]

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