Leadership Lesson #6: A tribute to our Nana

In honour of Family Day this week in BC, it feels only appropriate to honour our sweet Nana who graduated to glory two weeks ago. I find myself stopping my my steps to think “what would Nana do?” more often these days. She had a heart so big. An endless supply of patience. A sweet, […]

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Lessons from the Next Generation: The Founders of egg. magazine

I’m wildly inspired by the Richard Bransons and Seth Godins of the world who are obsessed with their craft of building brands and businesses, with heart. I’m also heart-wrecked when I hear anyone say they are “making a business decision” as though a business can exist without people. Never! In business, we make human decisions […]

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KONA: Part 3 – why scales + hair(s) just don’t matter

This post is comin’ attcha live from my favorite cycling trip of the year: Big Vertical Camp in Thousand Oaks, California. Coaches  Jasper + Mike put on an exceptional camp and attract some seriously remarkable cyclists to ride (err, try to keep up!) with. As I jumped on my new cervelo (gleeeeeee!) this morning, it […]

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KONA: Part 2 – The #irontribe

Just like that: the first week of a fresh new year is complete…I’m excited for 2016! I’m also excited for every darn class that I lead at Method Indoor Cycling. It has become a really awesome community hub where cyclists and recreationalist all come together. (I’ve heard people mocking me at Christmas parties and my […]

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#best9of2015: Top 9 Lessons from my Bicycle

1. Just start. January is a great time to get fit. Heck, January is a great time to kick off a training camp in the sunshine! Big Vertical Cycling Camp was some of the most beautiful riding I’ve ever done, with remarkable human beings, hanging on for dear life. Can’t wait to go back to […]

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KONA: Part 1 – Ironman Hawaii Race Report

Ironman Hawaii was my 3rd IM finish line in the last 3months, so to declare that I’m properly cooked is an understatement. As my blisters subside and the chaffing heals, I’m reminded just how remarkable our bodies are. I want to capture the facts and more importantly the feelings of this really special event, I […]

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The #roadtokona: 10days away!

I missed the “2weeks to go” entry because I was getting my tail handed to me on the Queen K with some seriously mighty winds that had me questioning my fitness completely. Alas, I’m settling into life on the island and the heat becomes more manageable each day. I’m off for my last long ride […]

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The #roadtokona: 3weeks away!

Ironman Muskoka was 3 weeks ago. I shared over here that the going got a lil tough for me on the run, as it does. What I didn’t share was that as I turned the corner for my second lap of the marathon, Lisa Bentley was along the side of the road. She gave me […]

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The #roadtokona: 4weeks to go!

Two weeks have passed since IM Muskoka and we are now four weeks out from IM Hawaii – really, the most dreamed about start line of the year. I set a goal in January to find a start line or a training camp (ie. increased training volume to push me outta my comfort zone!) once […]

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Leadership Lesson #4: KARA NORTMAN

Two things I know for sure because of…Kara Nortman: 1. Ruthless focus. Hustle. Resiliency. –> her secrets to success! 2. It’s all about great people. She said it best: “I don’t think I will ever work with an asshole. I will probably miss out on working with some billion dollar people and ideas, but I’d […]

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