Mat’s Magic Escalator

I had one of those rides yesterday which makes me so glad to live in Melbourne’s outer north. Descending into the Yarra Valley from Christmas Hills we were greeted with a layer of wispy cloud wrapped around the base of the ranges from Mt St Leonard to Mt Donna Buang, their peaks appearing above. One…

Back to Racing

Well, I’ve healed enough to get back to competition. This might have seemed obvious to anyone who has followed some of my climbing lately, which has been for an approaching goal. But the crash in December didn’t just hurt me, it spooked me. Descending, and even just cornering has caused flutters of anxiety in the…