Category Archives: Roller Skiing / Skike

Breaking old habits

I did an Autumn Camp last weekend which was wonderful. One of the things I found out was that I have a major flaw in my roller skiing. In one respect it’s very hard to hear that you have a … Continue reading

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Skike vs Rollerskis

Rollerskis and Skikes simulate the actions of cross country or Nordic skiing but which is better? Continue reading

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Training update (Autumn)

It was good to see quite a few roller skiers at Lane Cove today. Most of them I don’t know which shows that the sport is much deeper than my group. I’m still getting the hang of my new roller … Continue reading

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Getting used to RollerSkis (ouch!)

I went to one of my favourite locations for roller skiing today, Lane Cove National Park. I haven’t had my new roller skis for long and compared to my Skikes they are harder to balance on. This is particularly the … Continue reading

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New Rollerskis

I’ve bought a pair of rollerskis. As much as I love my Skikes I’ve been told by a coach to get some roller skis. Roller skis are harder to balance on and so this should help my technique for when … Continue reading

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Summer Biathlon training camp – Sydney

I had a really great weekend of training. We had two coaches up from Victoria where they have a very active Biathlon community. I tend to be fairly self-sufficient when it comes to my training but it is good to … Continue reading

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Largest Roller skiing group in Sydney

I haven’t blogged in a while. I have been training though. I try to exercise 5 to 6 times a week. On Sundays I go roller skiing at Lane Cove National Park. On some occasions it is just me but … Continue reading

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Skike-ing in Tuncurry

I spent some time in Tuncurry over Christmas. Tuncurry is a town on the coast 3.5 hours north of Sydney. It has wonderful beaches, a great lake and is great for family holidays. I took my Skikes and there is … Continue reading

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Skike in Parramatta Park

I just started a new job in Parramatta and I noticed that the park was very close to my office. There is a good medium sized loop, about 2.4 km long around the park. There are separate lanes for cars, bikes … Continue reading

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Places to Rollerski (Skike) in Sydney

This list is by no means an exhaustive so if you have any suggestions please add them to the comments section.  Cumberland State Forest, West Pennant Hills this has quite steep hills so it’s ideal for hill training. The road goes … Continue reading

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