20+ Questions for NJDT’s Brendon Howard
School: Carleton University, full-time, Biomedical and Mechanical Engineering
Other work commitments: Fresh Air Experience
Racing Category this Season: Senior Men
Major Racing Goal this season: Medal at OUAs
Favourite snack of all time? Dried mangoes
Worst training experience ever? Ripped the binding out of my ski halfway through a backcountry ski.
If you were a Harry Potter character, who would you be? Nearly Headless Nick
Favourite race course/location? Nakkertok
Do you want to climb Mt. Everest? Nah, too mainstream…
Double poling or striding? Striding
Worst pre-race food consumed? Shawarma
Most impressive teammate you’ve been around, and why? Cary Pomeroy because he’s able to juggle skiing, school, coaching, a job, and a social life all at the same time which is super impressive.
Best race experience? Whistler Nationals 15k mass start
If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be? Fajitas
Sundby or Johaug? Andrew Musgrave
Best training experience ever? Ski bounding Z3 up Whiteface
If you had to compete in a summer Olympic sport, what would it be? Track 5000m
Hardest workout completed, and why? Lake Placid 8x500m track workout
What movie have you watched the most number of times in your life? Forrest Gump
Book you’re reading right now? ASOIAF – Clash of Kings
What is the most epic workout you’ve ever done? Seven hour ski around Gatineau Park.
Bowling or mini-golf? Mini-golf