I am 69 years old and began running at the age of 50. My passion is trail running and I have been the local trail club leader for 15 years. I was co-race director of the Scorched Sole Ultra in Kelowna which was held for eight years. I have hosted trail and ultra clinics for 8 years. I have completed 40 marathons and ultra marathons including 2 one hundred mile endurance ultras and 2 one hundred kilometer road ultras.
In 2007 I broke the Super Veteran(60+) record at the Knee Knacker North Shore Trail Run 50 km.
I have raced in the 36 hour Raid the North Adventure Race in Kelowna B.C.
Competed in the inaugural Fat Dog 100k in Manning Park July 23/10 and placed first overall.
Placed 6th O/A and 4th male in the 2011 TCC Rainforest Run 233k 6 day stage race in Costa Rica.
"Male Athlete of the Year" for 2010 at the annual Kelowna Civic Awards held Apr.27th at the Community Theatre.
I recently took up swimming and cycling and have completed across the lake swim and many 100 km, Gran Fondo's and multi day cycling rides.