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Hugging the President! And the other things I did last week.

One of the coolest parts of getting to race in the Olympics actually comes along 3 months later…the trip to Washington D.C. to meet the President! I was looking forward to this and especially a chance to experience that part … Continue reading

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My life is better now, and here’s why

Adventure time up in Alaska! Boy was that fun. I was so happy that I got an extra 4 days there to play in the backcountry, get on the alpine slopes, hang out with friends and soak up some long … Continue reading

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Spring series

The past two weeks have been such a blast. Every Alaskan I’ve come across has been ecstatic about the sunny warm weather and clear skies. And with good reason…it’s been perfect spring skiing here! It feels both awesome and kind … Continue reading

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City of moose

Here we go…the last 4 races of this oh-so-very-long season are coming up fast! I’m up in Anchorage, Alaska with the SMST2 team, and it’s been awesome to see these guys again! Especially since we’re all living together in Eric … Continue reading

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World Cup Finals and all the things I’ll miss

Here we are…about to start the last World Cup race of the season! It feels good to be done after nearly 5 months of traveling and racing, but at the same time I know that in a few weeks I’ll … Continue reading

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Lists of silver linings…

I apologize for such a long delay in updating! The past week has been an interesting experience for me. After traveling out of Sochi, I was so excited to be living in Lahti, right in the city! It’s very rare for … Continue reading

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30km slush fest and Closing Ceremonies

The 22nd Olympic Winter Games are now over, and for me it was a great experience; full of new sights, friends from all around the world, good races and disappointing races, beautiful views, fun trails, and memories that I’ll have … Continue reading

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A little more Olympic Village Livin’

The Endurance Village has a lot of fun! This will definitely make you HAPPY! Video courtesy of the USA Biathalon team, with cameos by skiers from so many countries: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YkH0TQsveLc At the moment the Endurance Village has an interesting spring-series … Continue reading

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The Olympic Park

There’s been a lot to see and do the last few days! Since I don’t race again till the second to last day, I had enough of a break that I was able to spend a day with my parents … Continue reading

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Post-Relay racing thoughts…

All you can ever give is everything that you have at this moment, this day, at this point in your life. It’s mathematically impossible to give more than 100%. So when each of us on the team crossed the line or … Continue reading

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