2013 World Champion

2015 Worlds Silver Medalist

Member of the SMS T2 team

2014 Sochi Olympic Team

US Ski Team Member

Jessie’s Blog

A little bit sassy, a lot overdue

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You guys! It’s July. Not only the start of July, but….well, it’s been a while since I’ve posted. How did time start going by so fast? In the midst of all the traveling around, camps, family time and training blocks I feel like it can’t possibly be mid-summer already. Yet,…

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Finding inspiration every day.

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“I’m pretty sure that 99% of being a fast skier is knowing how to suffer.” This was my “profound” conclusion partway up Stratton Mountain during a hot and sweaty bounding interval session. This may have been the high amount of lactic acid pooling in my legs talking, but it isn’t…

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Charging up for another summer

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Here we are again…me, on a sunny deck in Bend, Oregon stretching out my tired and sore legs and you reading about the craziness that is on-snow skiing in May! But first, a recap of all things that happened between April and now. This spring I got the mental break…

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End of season AND event in MN!

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Well, folks…that’s it! The season is DONE! I feel like the last month has absolutely flown by, and for a while there I was racing every 3 days. That’s a lot of hard work packed into a short amount of time! Right now I’m absolutely exhausted both mentally and physically….

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The last 3 races in Europe!

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The 2017 World Championships were such a positive experience for me. There were many highs, many lessons learned to take into the Olympic year, and many inspirational moments seeing my own teammates as well as friends from other teams have breakthrough days and, even more inspiring, continue to push through…

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Behind the World Champs races

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I’m running around in tight little circles before the start of the team sprint final, and I’m excited, nervous, and ready to go all at once. I hear Cork finish brushing out my race skis and say “hey, you guys think it’s a little hot out here?” in a strangely…

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Ready for World Champs!

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Exciting news, you guys! Thanks to USSA, you can now watch all of our races at World Champs! Follow along as we start the races this Thursday in Lahti, Finland. We’ve been working so hard towards these races since May (and, to be honest, for the last 5 years because…

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Vålådalen Pre-camp

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It’s always tricky to know EXACTLY how to best prepare for the upcoming World Championships, but all you can do is make your very best plan and then run with it! And that’s what we did. To me, spending 2.5 weeks in a cozy little town in Sweden accompanied by…

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The post-tour-de-ski-party

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Wow, it’s crazy how fast time goes by when you’re racing, racing, racing! The Tour de Ski was such a blast this year, and I was happy not only with my own racing but in seeing the determination, grit and mental strength of my teammates and our staff! The Tour…

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The last of 2016

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Here comes another round of photos! It’s been a while, but since I last posted I traveled to La Clusaz feeling great and fully intending to do some awesome skate racing. Then I got the cold that made it’s way through our entire team (staff included) and wasn’t able to…

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