Club Member Since 2/21/2003
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top of Aasgard pass, home to the Norse gods of my ancestors"
"No one will ever climb it" Zebulon Pike
City: Snoqualmie State: Wa
Favorite Shoe: Salomon Raid Wind Size: 12
Age: 69 years old
Marital Status: escaped from captivity
What I do for work:
Places Ive called home and why I like where I am now:
Billings Montana, Denver Colorado, Bellevue Washington.
When I started running and what got me started:
Fishing in Montana. Fear of Grizzlies. Can't outrun grizzlies but CAN outrun fishing buddies.
What does running mean to me:
Hurts so good. Life affirming obsessive/compulsive behavior.
View my Pikes Peak Ascent/Marathon results
Good lookin' old dude. 'Nuff said.
What I like about trail/mountain running:
I'm ALIIIIIIIIIIIVE ! Scenery, people I meet and people I run with.
Favorite running trail and why:
3300' Colchuck trailhead to Aasgard Pass (7500') (2200' in last 3/4 mile exiting at 1300' Snow Lakes Trailhead 20 mile trip with (you will be aesthetically jaded) Enchantment Basin in the middle.
Favorite trail/mountain race and why:
Duh. Duuuhhh. PPA no doubt.
Best running experience:
Skinny dipping with hottie pal at mid-point lake on 13 mile fun, fun ,fun, run.
Worst running experience:
First PPA. Calf cramps from hell. Came back for more though didn't I.
Neatest thing found on a run:
Running related bathroom stop story:
Mistaken for predator by paranoid hiker.
Running pet peeves:
Tendency of stupid body to not store enough glycogen.
Something non running related that no one would guess about me:
Third generation matrilineal descendant of King of Norway.
Other hobbies and interests:
Yoga, Taoism, Extreme Bonsai, Cliff diving.
follow your bliss and fiber, fiber ,fiber. Shitake mushrooms.