The day after the hospital doctor cleared me to try riding, I gave it a go. I was feeling pretty good, my knee hadnt given me issues in a while, I could basically get it straight. I could stand on one leg and do single leg squats (not many but some), surely riding would beContinue reading “Getting back on the Board”
Category Archives: Asia
One of the interesting thing I find when I go to other countries is to compare how they go about their day-to-day lives differently to home and to see if there is anything we can learn. Japan has one of the most extensive recycling systems in the world, but it also varies by prefecture andContinue reading “Japanese Waste”
MCL Injury Physiotherapy
6 week update, MCL Injury
Video Editing Tips
6 simple steps for creating a great home video for free
I knew that being inactive for 3 weeks would make me weaker but the pain has been much more in the forefront of my mind than any potential atrophy.
Knee Injury, Part 2: MRI results
Results from suspected MCL or ACL injury and next steps in the recovery
ACL/MCL Injury: Snowboarding into a Tree
So if you follow my instagram feed you will know that I got injured. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Helen Read (@trektradewinds) On New Years Eve I went for a night ride in Annapuri (an area of Niseko United that is floodlit and open for skiing until 8pm). I was snowboardingContinue reading “ACL/MCL Injury: Snowboarding into a Tree”
A First-Timer’s Guide to Niseko
If you have never been to Niseko, it can be a bit confusing trying to figure out how the resort works and where you might want to be for your stay, so here is a little guide to help you decide. Nearest Airport: New Chitose Airport, Sapporo (CTS) New Chitose is an international airport butContinue reading “A First-Timer’s Guide to Niseko”
I’m in Japan!
36 hours in Sapporro