2013 World Champion

2015 Worlds Silver Medalist

Member of the SMS T2 team

2014 Sochi Olympic Team

US Ski Team Member

Jessie’s Blog

After the clinic we had some posters to hand out!

New places, new faces

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!Hola! I just got back from an amazing trip to Costa Rica! I’m slightly sunburned with arms that feel like they’re going to fall off from paddling on a surfboard for hours. Most importantly, I’m totally happy and mentally refreshed. And I’m going to do a big post on it…

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The crew after filming some dancing in the Ostersund stadium!

A few scattered thoughts

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So here we are, in April, me still blabbing on about ski-related topics, you still reading it. Or maybe you’re here looking for the photos. In either case, you’ll get plenty of both! This is one of those “look back on the season and reflect on the lessons I learned,…

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Me and Erika at the top! (photo from Ida)

A few fun announcements!

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Hey everyone! I’m really excited about a few things that I want to share with you. First of all, if you live in or near Stillwater, Minnesota, I have an end of season, welcome-home party going on April 20th, and I’d love to see you there! It’s from 5:30 – 8…

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I'm going to miss goofing off with these girls! Ida, Sophie, Sadie, Me, Kikkan and Liz (photo from Noah)

Going out with a bang.

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Well, the World Cup season is over, folks! To tell you the truth, I’m not even sure how I feel about it being done. On the one hand I am so ready for a break…ready to be done getting crazy nervous for races and ready for a month of doing…

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Racing in the semifinal (photo from FlyingPoint)

Team Sprinting

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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 yesterday’s in 8th place, but ALL of them have equally…

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One of the spectator camps set up in the woods

World Champs Starts Tomorrow!!!!

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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, Ida, Andy, Simi, Dakota and Ben. Join me in cheering…

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Andy, Me, Sophie and Simi pretty psyched for our SMS teammates at World Juniors/U23s

Dance class is in session

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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 there are prizes (and pride points) given out. Check it…

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Liz and I skiing up the sunny valley (photo from Liz)

The secret happiness behind painful training

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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 awesome after pretty much destroying yourself. While our sport has…

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