The Journey of an Elite Level Mountain Bike Racing Commissionaire, Part 2 of My Interview With Michael Drolet

The Journey of an Elite Level Mountain Bike Racing Commissionaire, Part 2 of My Interview With Michael Drolet

In Part 2 of this interview, we get a much more in-depth perspective of the intricacies of organizing and running such complicated events. Mike also gives us a glimpse of what it was like to be at the World Cup event at Snowshoe, West Virginia, and at the two Olympic events he has had the privilege to take part in. He also describes the fairly major differences between the Rio Games and the Tokyo Games. Mike shares with us the wisdom he has gained over the years of taking part in these world-class events, and how he has learned to apply them in his work life. He also talks about how the lessons he has learned in his work life have helped him in his role as a commissionaire. Continue reading The Journey of an Elite Level Mountain Bike Racing Commissionaire, Part 2 of My Interview With Michael Drolet

The Journey of an Elite Level Mountain Bike Racing Judge , Part 1 of My Interview With Michael Drolet

The Journey of an Elite Level Mountain Bike Racing Judge , Part 1 of My Interview With Michael Drolet

In this episode, we follow Mike’s journey from his early fascination of the new sport of mountain biking right up to his reaching the pinnacle of his chosen field. What started as a mere curiosity for an ambitious young man turned into a rich and rewarding second career for a successful business executive. He is now a seasoned veteran in the sport, having participated in several World Cup events and two Olympic Mountain Bike events. Continue reading The Journey of an Elite Level Mountain Bike Racing Judge , Part 1 of My Interview With Michael Drolet

The Blessing and Curse of Modern Technology

The Blessing and Curse of Modern Technology

Like many things, tech can bring people together but can also drive them apart. It takes time, money, effort and resources to learn and keep up with tech. It also takes the desire to invest all of this effort into it as well. Society in general needs to be more understanding that not everybody has the ability or will to learn technology. And as in the case of our seniors, not everyone can relate well enough with it to learn enough to use it proficiently enough to use it as a daily tool that so many of us take for granted. Continue reading The Blessing and Curse of Modern Technology