hardest sport bracket Did the selection committee do a great job? Are they just trying to create controversy with matchups? Will it matter? Shovel Lake resident and rational thinker Tom Sederquist will be on Ep. 3 of our podcast to give a break down and help you fill out your bracket.Read More What is the Hardest Sport OFFICIAL BRACKET RELEASED
Please read part 1 of this 3-part message before reading this section. So, you are convinced now to invest fully in the people around you, and you desire to bring them to a saving faith and relationship with Christ. … now what? How do you do this? Point number two of this three part series […]Read More Who are your Thessalonians? Part 2
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. […]Read More What is the hardest sport?
Monika Korra is currently the Norwegian Junior National cross country ski coach. As a sophomore cross country runner at SMU in Texas in 2009, she was raped while coming home from a party. Her story of the events and her recovery and victory our outlined in the narrative, Kill the Silence, which was published in 2015. […]Read More Monika Korra: Kill the Silence Book Review (Part 2) – Identity and Control
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 […]Read More The “Nordic Gene” Part 1 – What is the ideal body/athlete for nordic skiing?
1 Thessalonians 2:19-20 “For what is our hope, our joy, or the crown in which we will glory in the presence of our Lord Jesus when he comes? Is it not you? Indeed, you are our glory and joy.” Paul was faithful to bring the gospel to the Thessalonians. 1 Thessalonians is a letter from […]Read More Who are your Thessalonians? (And do you have anything to give them?)
“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 […]Read More 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.
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 […]Read More Why being great still requires being basic even in a world built on flashy instant gratification.
This is a book review and reflection on Norwegian Junior National Nordic Ski Coach Monika Korra’s book, Kill the Silence. I found tremendous satisfaction reading the book, and have many excerpts from it I found valuable and would like to share. For this reason, I’ve decided to break up my review into multiple parts. Enjoy. – […]Read More Kill the Silence: A Survivor’s Life Reclaimed (Part 1)
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 […]Read More 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.