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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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Davos, take 2

The week in between Davos racing was, by all accounts, pretty awesome. Sure, we still didn’t get enough snow to open more trails or go on epic sled runs, but at least we got enough to build a snowman! GLASS … Continue reading

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Davos. Our other home away from home!

I’m sitting in my room, listening to the sounds of shoveling from the deck below, where staff at Hotel Kulm are preparing the outside seating area so that holiday Gluhwein can be served to guests after dark. I just love … Continue reading

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Lille-Hammer-ing

Lillehammer! It’s a really fun venue to race at. The fans are great, the atmosphere in the stadium is electrifying, and the energy from racing day after day in a mini-tour gets you pretty pumped up. For me, the race … Continue reading

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The “Halfpipe course”

Finally, I’m getting around to a recap of last weekend’s races…just in time to start the Lillehammer mini-tour tomorrow! For those of you wanting to tune in, you can stream the races live at THIS link. But, as with anything … Continue reading

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Revving the engines!

Oooooooooh boy here we go! I’m in Ruka, Finland, which is also called Kuusamo. Yesterday felt like the first day of school to me…seeing friends I haven’t seen in 6 months, asking how everyone’s summer has been, feeling so excited … Continue reading

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Lapland and the Northern Lights situation

Here we are – on the road again! Hopefully I can give you a glimpse through my writing into life on the World Cup. We bounce around from place to place but there is always something new to learn about … Continue reading

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