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Beauty skiing, eh?

Canmore has been so good to us over the years, and this fall is no exception! The skiing at Frozen Thunder has been great, it’s been good to be on snow with beautiful mountains surrounding the town, and so far … Continue reading

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Retro Ski Ball and Fundraisers past, present and future!

Week two of Park City camp has come to a close, and in a very stylish way. Liz and I hopped a flight to San Francisco and attended one of the US Ski Team’s Ski Balls! It was retro ski … Continue reading

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NOT ENOUGH AIR UP HERE!

This first week of training camp in Park City has flown by! The first few days were filled with testing at the Center of Excellence (COE) for the US Ski Team. We did our usual tests on the treadmill; VO2 … Continue reading

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Fast. Female. Fierce. Sparkly. Sweaty.

Yesterday, thanks to amazing organizing and hard work from Liz Stephen, we pulled off a record-breaking attendance at the annual Park City Fast and Female event! We had 190 girls out having fun, being active, getting to meet ambassadors from … Continue reading

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Get your passport ready

Ok, people! It’s time to start up life on the road again…the glorified life saga of a ski bum continues! This weekend it’s time to pack up my life into a duffel, a ski bag, and a oversize backpack and … Continue reading

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Fortitudine Vincimus: By Endurance We Conquer

Yesterday we did that crazy thing we do every fall: we took a day, dedicated it to massive food consumption, pavement-pounding and scenic hills, and roller skied 100 kilometers. It took us 6:15 hours, and we split that pretty evenly … Continue reading

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Training highs are pretty awesome

Mist and fog swirl around you as you rapidly climb the mountain. Your ragged breathing catches in your throat and you think you might throw up. You hear noises behind you – someone yelling at you – you’re being chased! … Continue reading

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Bouncing off the walls

“If it feels good, you’re probably not doing it right.” How many times have you heard that from a coach when you’re trying to make a technique change? When you’re doing hard intervals? When you’re racing? For the record, it’s … Continue reading

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The Art of Erasing Yourself

I learn best when I’m watching and actually, physically moving and trying out a new task. If you’re teaching me a new song on the guitar, you should let me play it along with you. If you’re teaching me to … Continue reading

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Fun things and painful things that are happening out East. Right now.

This is the 7th year that I’ve come to the Lake Placid Olympic Training Center for a fall training camp. Crazy! It still feels like it’s maybe my third year here. Some things haven’t changed at all…the same chicken, pasta … Continue reading

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