Perspective Archive - September, 2001

Saturday, September 29 NSDT Update: A Little Insight Into Mono - By: Erik Carleton
Infectious Mononucleosis, or mono, as it is commonly known, is a dreaded condition for any serious athlete. Many skiers around Canmore have contracted mono in the last few years, but it seems like every case is different. The variation in the intensity of symptoms... [
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Thursday, September 27 Junior National Team Update - By: Jacqui Benson
With the ski season rapidly approaching, the word around the Canmore Nordic Center has been the race at the end of the month. Ya, that's right, the Western Canadian Championships are being held on September 30th... [
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Tuesday, September 25 Phil's XC Journal #8 - By: Phil Villeneuve
Yes I'm still alive! Sorry for the delay of this entry but my throat has been suffering from a viral attack and so my mind wasn't exactly focused on writing. Now that things are back in order and my training regiment is once again back on track I'm ready to put my grey matter to work... [
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Monday, September 24 NSDT Update: "The Kyosh" - By: Mike Argue
"Kybosh"...a word that has become synonymous with some members of our team. For those of you who are not familiar with this word, as I wasn't before returning to Canmore this summer, the "kybosh" is what happens to an athlete who is forced to miss a training session or training sessions due to fatigue... [
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Saturday, September 22 NSDT Update: Automatic - By: Tara Whitten
Yesterday morning I woke up to rain and grey skies, but as the clouds cleared a little they revealed snow-covered peaks everywhere I looked. It was quite a sight, and a sure sign that fall is here and that the ski season is just around the corner. Yellow leaves and cool temperatures confirmed my suspicion... [
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Sunday, September 16 Junior National Team Update - By: Madeleine Williams
This is the time of year that life as a member of the Junior team really gets interesting. Many team members are heading back to school, and as such, the focus of our lives shifts from being mainly a skiing focus to being a combined school and skiing focus... [
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Friday, September 14 NSDT Update: Roller Ski Tips - By: Charles Nadeau
Already september, on the peaks around Canmore, some white spots remind us of the cold winter days. Only two months before the next racing season. For the majority of the athletes, the high volume weeks are already way behind. By the way, the next training cycle will be oriented towards... [
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Saturday, September 8 National Junior Team Update - By: Andrew Leoni
Training with the team has gone really well for me this summer. I've had to overcome a few problems as usual, (a broken metatarsal in June and some food poisoning recently) but nothing serious enough to really change things. We got back from a dryland camp in Rossland a few days ago... [
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Thursday, September 6 Phil's XC Journal #7 - By: Phil Villeneuve
Wow, it's already September! Time flies when the training is going well. The end of the Labor Day long weekend sounds off that big'ol buzzer that tells all the kids to go back to school and the tourists to head back home so that Canmore... [
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Saturday, September 1 NSDT Athlete Update - Altitude Training, The First Year - By: Dan Roycroft
In his first installment of Training at Altitude, newcomer Dan Roycroft gives an athletes perspective on training in Canmore. Although not a high elevation in terms of traditional altitude training, coming from sea level and living in this small mountain town has meant some big changes for newcomer athletes... [
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