In this piece, I go against my own doctrine of cherishing hardships, embracing the fire of uncertainty, and growing as a result and instead encourage my readers to, for once, be ok with a stubborn resistance to change and remember the good ol’ days. My writing typically boasts of the benefits of embracing change and […]Read More We need Bad Medicine Lake more than ever now. Here’s why:
I finally put storage wax on my skis, which means it’s time for mini-camps to begin in the NFL. Recently at the Seder-Skier we were made aware of a certain publication which not only made game-by-game predictions for the Minnesota Vikings upcoming season, but actually walked through how the game would unfold. This idea of […]Read More Vikings Week 1 Recap
Below are my reflections on my conversation with Nathan Alsobrook, the head coach at Bowdoin College. Our podcast will be released tomorrow. Maine’s state slogan is, “The way life should be.” After my conversation with Nathan Alsobrook, who joined us on this episode of the Seder-Skier Podcast, I was left thinking it might be appropriate […]Read More Seder-Skier Podcast Reflections: Nathan Alsobrook – “The way coaching should be.”
The Leadville Loppet is my favorite race of all-time – possibly running and cycling included. It was the second ever race I did back in 2018, so it carries some nostalgia for me in addition to being an excellent, high quality, local event. Now, after skiing the trails for 4 months straight, it has a […]Read More Season in Review: Part 6 – Leadville Loppet
Jace Peters had a full year in 2019-2020, even without a track season. The cross country runner and skier placed 2nd in the Colorado Skimeister competition (combined alpine and nordic performances) behind teammate Matt Cairns. I witnessed both of these guys, as well as the entire LCHS team, train hard in the weightroom, on the […]Read More Memoirs of the Multi Sport Athlete, Part 2: Skimeister Jace Peters of Lake County High School Joins
Memoirs of the Multi-Sport Athlete is a series the SederSkier podcast is doing on nordic skiers who participate in some other sport in addition to the one with skinny skis. Alpine (skimeister), cross country running, track, and mountain biking are all activities often juggled by these athletes. In a world where we are increasingly encouraging […]Read More Seder Skier Podcast Ep. 6 – Memoirs of the Multi-sport Athlete, Part 1 – The Kendall Kramer Show
Zach Caldwell of Caldwell Sport joins us on this edition of the Seder-Skier podcast. If you want to better understand what goes into making a ski fast and how you can find the right ski for you, then you NEED to listen! If you enjoy learning about the science of ski construction, the history of […]Read More Seder-Skier Podcast – Ep. 4 – Zach Caldwell joins!
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.
Taper week: wk 14 No daily log but totals were as follows: Running = 70 miles Rollerskiing – 1.5 hours Total hours = 10 Wk 15 S – am – 3 hours skate ski race (Rabbit Ears Marathon) PM – off M – am – 9 mile run Pm – 1 hour rollerski T – […]Read More April Training Log (Coaching, busy, Rabbit Ears, sick, blob week, mornings make a return)
It’s getting controversial today in the “Sports, sports, sports, is your whole life just sports,” column. The title of this column, along with the opening phrase of this article, by the way, pay homage to Dan “the Common Man” Cole, a sports talk radio personality on KFAN, a Minnesota sports talk radio station. His esoteric approach […]Read More ESPN’s Body Issue turns 10 today….it’s getting controversial