I’m backkkk.-no comments-
There is no hiding that Whistler is my very favorite place in the world. There is no other place that makes me happier. There is no where in the world I feel more at home or feel more love than Whistler. I love my friends, the community, the town, the mountains, the park, the passion. I feel love and I love right back. It is a pretty amazing feeling that is hard to describe without sounding like a total cheeseball.
I had such a great time hanging out in Vermont with the Davison family. The whole family has such a soft spot in my heart, they took me in like family and showed me what Vermont life is all about. I stayed there before and after races for a three week period so I really fell in love with everyone. The family is such a close unit, everyone lives together under one roof and they eat most meals together. That being said everyone is very much on their own program….but they are still so in tune with each other. I ate so much great food (maybe gained a few lbs. haha)…one great thing about the Davison house, is it always smells like fresh bread. Every night Lucia bakes fresh bread so you wake up to the smell of fresh baked bread to eat with your eggs and avocado in the morning. YUM. We went for some fun road rides, picked strawberries and made strawberry feasts, ate Jojo’s (aka. Greeny) fresh greens…that girls got a green thumb. If you ever get a chance to spend some time in Vermont, do it, it is gorgeous, everyone is so friendly and you will eat the freshest food in America.
I thought I took a photo of the Volvo’s but apparently I didn’t…the Davison Volvo’s are a sight to be seen, a whole driveway full of Volvos! ha. YES.
THANK YOU DAVISONS!!-no comments-
Friday was a HUGE day for for Lea Davison. And why was this day so important you might ask? USA Olympic Team selection. Mountain Biking is in the Olympics but it is only the Cross Country discipline, not downhill. A few years ago, going to the Olympics was a far fetched dream for Lea after she took a season off with major hip surgery. This was horrible at the time, but like many things in life, it proved to be a blessing in disguise. The time off gave her time to reflect on who she was and what she really wanted, it also gave her a much needed mental break from compteting. Fast forward to 2012 and Lea Davison was right up there in the mix for a spot on the USA Olympic Team. This day was the culmination of many years of hard work, determinations, tears of sadness, tears of joy….it was a journey that included many people her family, friends, Jojo, Coach, community, sponsors….sit back and enjoy one of the coolest moments I have ever witnessed!
(going to the Olympics has always been a lifelong dream for me, and it was so incredibly amazing to watch her dream come true in an afternoon….soooo incredible)
Happy Fathers Day to the Dad that taught me about the world by showing me the world. I love you.-no comments-
I just wanted to say thank you to my favorite woman in the world on Mother’s Day. My mom is such an inspiration- she has taught me to follow my dreams, live, love, let go, learn, laugh…the list goes on. She is one strong woman and I am happy to call her my mom!
I have been trying to hunt down an early bike photo, and today I found one with no one else but my mom by my side. This was my very first bike…I think I was 3 1/2? :)-no comments-
It’s been a couple months since Duncan left us but this just got posted up this morning and while it makes me really sad, it makes me so, so happy. Duncan was so full of life and adventure and this slideshow should serve as a little inspiration to live the life you have always imagined…
Stop thinking about all the cool things you want to do. DO THEM.-no comments-
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