a snowball’s chance

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it’ll be a cold day in Joshua Tree

Joshua Tree got groped by Jason, Marcela and me last weekend. Temps were a tad on the chilly side, around 40-ish, and the wind brought some ferociousness. Marcela’s tent got shredded the first night, but fortunately it snowed the next evening. My companions weren’t super psyched. I got on Desert Shield and a couple head… Continue reading it’ll be a cold day in Joshua Tree

first water, better butterfly

I’m not doing much freestyle this week. Instead, I’m focused on bettering my butterfly stroke. Butterfly is rad, obviously, so I’ve been pretty psyched on morning pool sessions the past few days. On the other hand, putting in a full-distance workout without much freestyle is not super easy, nor is it super fast. It took… Continue reading first water, better butterfly

first water, something different

I did a bunch of different strokes and drills today, and not much freestyle. In recent days I’ve caught myself dreading the freestyle sets I’ve been putting myself through lately. So, I worked on the other strokes, mostly butterfly, and did some stroke drills like zipperswitch and one-arm fly. Not a lot in terms of… Continue reading first water, something different