Doing Pikes Peak

Looks like I’m not the only one impressed by the sight of bicycles on the summit of Pikes Peak today. The summit elevation is 14,115 feet. More than a mile below, Colorado Springs sits at 5,994 feet. The Pikes Peak Highway begins 15 miles west of the Springs at 7,400 feet and from there it’s … Continue reading Doing Pikes Peak


Finswimming. Ever heard of it? I hadn’t until this morning when I turned on the tv and discovered The World Games in progress. I’d never heard of them either. They feature sports that are not included in the Olympic Games — except, I was informed, for break dancing, now called breaking, which will debut as … Continue reading Finswimming