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Team Sprinting

I’ve now done a grand total of 4 team sprints in my life, and each one has been a crazy mix of excitement, nerves, fun, mind-numbingly painful leg burning, and adrenaline. 3 of them have resulted in podium finishes, and … Continue reading

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A day at the World Champs in Falun

Here are some images from our first week here in Falun! I have been having such a great time here, the team energy and spirits are high, and I am just SO EXCITED TO GET RACING ALREADY!!! I can hardly … Continue reading

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World Champs Starts Tomorrow!!!!

Hey Everyone! I hope you’re as excited as I am for World Championships to begin tomorrow!!! I won’t be racing until Sunday, but I’m so pumped to get out and cheer on my teammates racing the sprint: Sophie, Sadie, Kikkan, … Continue reading

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Dance class is in session

Only one week left until World Champs starts!!! And guess what? The Superbowl’s over, but that doesn’t mean your fantasy team life has to end. Hoffman created a World Championships 2015 fantasy league, where you can pick your team and … Continue reading

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The secret happiness behind painful training

Overheard at the lunch table after a morning of time trials in Davos: “Hey, how was your skiathlon time trial today?” “It was AWESOME! I¬†destroyed myself.” While that sounds a little contradictory, it’s a pretty common theme for skiers: feeling … Continue reading

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From Russia, with Love, face-tape, and hand-warmers.

Ok, I admit I am a little late to the blogging game! Sorry about that, but now I’m back from Russia and ready to tell you all about it! First of all, the end of my little Seiser Alm training … Continue reading

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Keep on the sunny side

As I write this sitting in my hotel room in Seiser Alm, I’m watching some seriously stylish Italians attempt to navigate the slalom gates on the ski slope directly under my window. Go-Pros are everywhere. Someone in slippers and a … Continue reading

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The Committed Heart

I think it’s time to re-share one of my all-time favorite quotes. “Most people fail at whatever they attempt because of an undecided heart. Should I? Should I not? Go forward? Go back? Success requires the emotional balance of a … Continue reading

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Tour de Ski guidebook for dummies

You’ve probably heard of the Tour de France. Maybe even the Tour de Ski. Maybe you’re even got up at 0-dark-hundred to watch it live! My goal is to give you a little behind the scenes information as to what … Continue reading

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Best. EVER.

The FIS guys have a joke that us American girls are always saying that this awesome thing or that cool thing are “the BEST EVER. Like, ever.” Apparently we also say things are “the best ever” when they’re actually not … Continue reading

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