Articles - 2018 WEG Diary

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WEG Diary Final Entry: It’s a Wrap!

There were many things that went wrong in Tryon. “We made a ton of mistakes,” admitted Mark Bellissimo. "If we ran the WEG again it would be unbelievable."

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WEG Diary Sept. 23: Accentuate the Positive

Canada has come away from WEG with not a single medal. It is what it is. Everyone is trying their best; there is no lack of desire or support.

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No Country for Old Women

I had a tour of the WEG cross-country course this morning. I say “tour” and not “course walk” as the entire thing was conducted from the relative comfort of a golf cart. The course is long, winding, and runs over undulating gr

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Catching up with Canada’s chef de mission Jon Garner

Canada’s chef de mission Jon Garner says he wasn’t traumatized at the unfinished state of the Tryon International Equestrian Park when he arrived.

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WEG Diary, Sept. 17: BEEP BEEP BEEP

Beep beep beep. That sound can account for many different things. Clocks, alarms, a busy signal. Or reversing vehicles warning us of impending doom should one stand directly behind it. Ernck ernck ernck is a new sound for me. As the flashflood warnin

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The Perfect Storm

It seems that WEG Tryon just can't seem to catch a break.

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WEG Diary: Eight Days And Counting

To start the 8th day of WEG I popped over to the Vaulting arena to watch some freestyles before whizzing over to the Tryon Stadium to catch the Canadian para riders.

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Sept. 20: Ain’t No Mountain High Enough

We did it! Team spirit and a collective effort pulled her back from the brink and raised her the only two rungs she needed to climb today

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WEG Endurance CANCELLED

The remainder of the WEG Endurance competition has been cancelled due to a potentially dangerously high combination of heat and humidity.

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Driving Drama

Oh my goodness who would have thought there was so much drama in the driving world. We had our fill today, on and off the marathon course.