Cozumel, Mexico

Groundhog Day “...he lives the same day again and again while retaining the memory of each iteration that he has lived before…” He feels like every other day is just like the previous one. Life loses its colors. His energy level go low. Nothing to do, nowhere to go. He falls asleep. He forgets what's … Continue reading Cozumel, Mexico

Two Wings. Don't walk, Fly into 2020.

Gringo, where are you going? Where do you see yourself at the end of next year? How do you want to feel? Whom do you want to be? What do you dream about? Gringo, if you don't know the answers, close your ears because I am about to start telling you things you don't want … Continue reading Two Wings. Don't walk, Fly into 2020.

Ego is NOT the Enemy. EGO is the Vehicle.

To remind myself. So important to remind myself to slow down, look in the rear mirror and give yourself compassionate smile; to pat myself on a back and say “Good job partner!”; to shut down my mouth and open my eyes.  Three months to think, to reflect, to dig deep into myself. Physical pain is … Continue reading Ego is NOT the Enemy. EGO is the Vehicle.

Body & Mind Tempering

I am a strong believer in the power of mind. Strong mind as important as a strong healthy body. It is what makes elite the elite, either in sport, business or life in general. Below I share a simple technique that will improve your mental toughness, will make you healthier and will boost you with … Continue reading Body & Mind Tempering

Wake up the Animal: Cycling VO2 Max Test

Winter is coming and all Canadian Bears submerge in their caves. Me too. Me and Blake decided to shuffle around several things in our lives and cut out unnecessary things. To spend the winter I found a dark, cozy cave for us - a pain cave. Unlike bears, I won’t have time to sleep this … Continue reading Wake up the Animal: Cycling VO2 Max Test

Followup Appointment: Back to Business

Today I met with my surgeon to see how the recovery is going. I was secretly hoping to hear it goes better than expected and I can return to my training. X-Ray pictures, then range of motion assessment... impressive! What? October 29 (4 weeks later) October 1st Indeed, I’m healing really fast and haven’t lost … Continue reading Followup Appointment: Back to Business

The Bus

Always in car. So convenient, so comfortable. I can’t remember when was the last time I took the bus. Took the bus today. The first time since I arrived to Canada, the first time in a past several years. November 2013, Austin, Texas... I’m 21 and I just arrived to Austin for internship. Alone, scared … Continue reading The Bus