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Discussion: The Doldrums

in: Hammer; Hammer > 2024-01-25

Jan 26, 2024 2:35 PM # 
Nev-Monster:
That section is called The Doldrums and is actually tougher than it looks with all the false-flats.
Also was on the historic Meech Lake map from the 80s.
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Jan 26, 2024 2:40 PM # 
Hammer:
It is a decent climb at start going north. Good place to practice technique. They had done a good job breaking up the ice.

Ahh the historic Meech Lake map. I remember being at a National Training camp and we had to run a 5-6km course on that map. Ted's instructions were 'this is to prepare you for racing in crappy terrain on a crappy map'. He wasn't wrong.
Jan 26, 2024 4:16 PM # 
wilsmith:
Such trainings were the norm growing up in New Brunswick back in the day... (thankfully improving somewhat) now)

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