I’m an Ironfan

I was in and out of Whistler all week in the lead up to the Ironman race.

For about an hour I watched finishers and those in transition. Inspiring for sure.

… 3,000 endurance athletes to the corridor — about 60 per cent of whom come from outside the country — which is up from last year. …

Ironman descends upon Whistler for fifth year

Ironman contract renewed until 2020

Whistler agrees to continue hosting duties despite lack of support from Pemberton

Will Aspartame Kill You?

“… aspartame has been approved for human consumption by regulatory agencies in more than 100 countries and received wide consumer acceptance with consumption by hundreds of millions of people over the past 20 years, representing billions of man-years of safe exposure.” 

No, Dumbass. Here’s Why.

This in response to a study out of University of Manitoba – Artificial sweeteners are tied to long-term weight gain, diabetes risk, Canadian docs say

When it comes to nutrition, there’s more crap written than eaten.

Thanks Dave.

skiing Sunshine & Louise

It’s been quite a few years since I last skied. But I finally got around to buying new equipment. (My old stuff was from – perhaps – 1979.)

I warmed up at Sunshine day 1 skiing with Henry and friends. Mostly Greens & Blues.

Next two days I joined up with the Longs and friends for Louise and Sunshine.

Ski BANFF Feb 2017 Longs

It was typical weather for the Canadian Rockies in February. Cold but gorgeous.

Ski BANFF Feb 2017 Longs

Ski BANFF Feb 2017 Longs

Ski BANFF Feb 2017 Longs

The 3rd day at Sunshine was my favourite. Eagle Creek my favourite run. We had plenty of snow.

Ski BANFF Feb 2017 Longs

skiing Sunshine the next 3 days

I finally bought new skis. Wish me luck.

It’s going to be a little cold.

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Sunshine Village ski runs and lifts are accessed via an eight-person high-speed gondola. The gondola takes people from the parking lot (or bus terminal) to Goat’s Eye mountain in 10 minutes and to the upper Village area in 18 minutes. …

all-inclusive Resort BEACH BODY

At the El Cid Resort Mazatlan we could eat whatever we wanted at 12 different restaurants. Cost US$46 / day.

The goal is to eat and drink yourself to death.

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I did enjoy my 3 glasses of red wine each day – a nice tipple from Spain.

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Tortilla Soup
Tortilla Soup

More Maz Food photos.

St David’s centipede, Bermuda

Biggest danger on land in Bermuda.

We found this one in the Gym Office in St David’s.

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Often called the St David’s centipede because of the high number of the arthropods to be found in the East End, this species can attain a formidable length of a foot or more — making them more feared than loved. …

The onward march of the Island’s ‘feared’ centipedes