Being Honest

Social media rewards happiness and success, making it a challenge to convey despair and failure without losing your audience. Whenever I post about my success, accompanied by a picture of a podium or an action shot or a smiling selfie, the likes and well-wishes come...

Journey to Sochi, Part 4

February 25, 2014 Tarvisio, Italy World Cup Finals It is extremely difficult to write while Jimi Hendrix’s rendition of the Star Spangled Banner is playing at ear drum rupturing volume in the background. That is an inconvenience I am willing to live with,...

World Cup in Sestriere, Italy

I just finished up a series of world cup races in Sestriere, Italy, on the same mountain as the 2006 Paralympics. I had two downhills, two super-Gs, and one super combined. The track was almost exactly the same as when we raced on it in the past and the snow was...