Peter Shelton

Le Raid Blanc, Troisième Stage

Posted in Personal History, Ski history, Watch columns by pshelton on March 23, 2013

Every mountaineering stage race needs its villain, and ours became the team from Piau Engaly. (more…)

Banking Toward the Valley

Posted in More Sport, Watch columns by pshelton on July 29, 2011

I don’t know why, but the Tour de France makes me fantasize about skiing.

It doesn’t make sense. As I write, Cadel Evans is no doubt sitting up in the saddle sipping champagne as he wafts down the Champs-Élysées, the nominative winner. The Tour is coming to its ceremonial close in Paris, the overall finish order having been determined at yesterday’s time trial in which Australian Evans surpassed his rival from Luxemburg, Andy Schleck, and claimed the yellow jersey. (more…)