2013 World Champion

2015 Worlds Silver Medalist

Member of the SMS T2 team

2014 Sochi Olympic Team

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A happy team after the races! (photo from Kikkan)

A lot of love for Davos

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Davos is probably the closest thing we have in Europe to a home base. I just love this place, and it’s fair to say that Davos has a special place in our team’s heart! We always stay at the Hotel Kulm, run by the Kessler family, and they treat us…

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photo from Nordic Focus

Ruka Triple and out!

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After our training and tune-up racing week in Gällivare, we packed our lives up, squeezed our duffels into the cargo van and trailer, and headed over to Ruka (also called Kuusamo) for the first World Cup weekend! Ruka is what we like to call “the half pipe course” because that’s what…

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Happy to have some good classic sprinting to start the year! (photo from Sweski.com)

This IS my game face!

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This weekend was a great way to kick off the race season and shake out the jet lag, the pre-race jitters, and the months of hard training, and see what shape we’re in as we head towards the World Cup season opener in Kuusamo next weekend. I like racing in Gällivare,…

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So happy to be back on snow! (photo by Cork)

100km North of the Arctic Circle

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Well, we found the snow…and now it won’t stop! It’s been snowing steadily the last day and a half which makes me feel like prematurely busting out the Christmas Carols and finishing every ski with hot chocolate, or at least tea. I’m so happy about being back in winter! I…

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Rehearsing for some Fastenal videos (photo by Fastenal Company)

It’s all fun and games

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The last week at home has been incredibly fun, and also busy. Life always seems to be fast-paced when there’s a countdown in progress…and this Friday is the day I leave for 3 months of traveling and racing through Europe! Packing your life into a large duffel and a ski…

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Thanks you guys! I wouldn't be skiing without you!

Home Sweet Home

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Last night brought the 5th annual fall send-off dinner hosted by the Chilkoot Cafe in Stillwater. It was so wonderful to see so many fans of cross country skiing and incredible supporters in the community! The staff at Chilkoot has been so generous in creating delicious dinners for fans of…

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Working on my T-Swift mode (photo by Julia Kern)

Tiny steps and tiny desk concerts.

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Training camp is usually a series of very small wins. Every day is another chance to take a tiny step closer to what we’re trying to accomplish with all this grueling training. Getting better at cross country ski racing is really, really hard, folks. Often times progress is not clear-cut,…

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The SMST2 crew ready to roll! (photo by Pat)

Starting the wind-up

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Fall in Vermont! It’s a beautiful time of year to be out hitting the pavement and going for long runs through the woods. It reminds me so much of home, when the leaves turn and our driveway turns into a brilliant multicolored tunnel. As a human furnace that is chronically…

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