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Tag Archives: Versailles
5 Random Things I Did This Weekend
After a week of skiing, here’s what I was up to this past weekend! 1) The Never Ending Train Ride Friday night we made our way back from the French/Italian Alps, ending our ski trip and kicking off a weekend … Read More Here
5 Random Things I Did This Weekend
While the weather was almost totally crap for much of the weekend, we still made the most of it here within the pockets it stopped raining. Or in some cases, we just dove right into the water…literally. Here’s what the … Read More Here
A night at the Versailles Masquerade Ball
I’ve decided that the French take partying to a whole new level. When someone here says costume party they don’t just throw on some sheets (toga) and call it done. Nope, they go all out and rent high end customs … Read More Here
Running my way to Château de Versailles
When it comes to races, it’s always highly advantageous to be able to pre-run or pre-ride the course ahead of time, especially if you don’t live in Florida where everything is pancake flat. In this case, I’d be running the … Read More Here
Versailles Triathlon 2013 Race Report
Here’s my first race report from racing a triathlon in France – the Versailles Triathlon. While this isn’t my first sporting event here (that would be the half and full Paris Marathons), it is in fact my first multisport event. … Read More Here
Training, race sign-ups, getting crapped on, and new product odds and ends
The last few weeks have been a bit of a blur between travel and putting together the Suunto Ambit review. As such, my usual weekend wrap-ups got slightly side tracked. So for those that enjoy the non-product review side of … Read More Here
A weekend with a lot of walking, running, and comparing power output
I’ve been testing the Nike+ Fuel lately, and by the amount of walking I’m doing – there’s been no better time to do so than the present! For example, Saturday ended up with more than 27,000 steps! Below, here, towards … Read More Here