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Ready to wave in the parade!

“the Skis to the City”

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After a whopping big travel day, we made it to the Snow Farm in Wanaka, New Zealand! I’m so thrilled to be here, and see a country I’ve never been to. It’s so beautiful and I’m quickly falling in love with the skiing down under. We’re taking tons of photos…

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Waxing up the board! That stuff smells SO good.

The impulse surf trip

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A week filled with high quality intervals and one astonishingly muddy run on the Appalachian Trail needed a great ending…which Erika, Andy and I found alongside 50 other wetsuit-clad diehards out to get a little surfing in despite some cold weather! Before I get to that, let’s talk about the…

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The SMS girls on a roll (photo by Pat)

Drive

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What is the driving force that motivates you to do what you do? In other words, WHY do you ski? (or run, bike, swim…insert your sport of choice) No, really. Think about it. It’s a much harder question than it sounds. In our SMS girls team meeting last night, Annie…

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Annie, Anne, Me, Sophie and Ida giddy after finishing bounding intervals up Stratton Mountain (photo by Jason Cork)

Hot, Humid, Happy

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Summers in Vermont serve as a great reminder to me that: 1.) I really like living with my SMST2 teammates 2.) I love being outdoors 3.) Ski practice with the SMS juniors are so fun and I like watching them go after their goals 4.) Green Mountains are beautiful and…

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New site!

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As you may have noticed, things have changed a lot around here! This spring my website got a major upgrade. I hope you like it! It’s easier to read and navigate, so take a look around and check out the new and improved pages. If you like a post, you…

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The team, ready to roll. (photo by USSA)

First camp in the books

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Log it! The first training camp of the season is over, and now I’m settling back into life in Stratton, VT with my club team. The first camp of the summer is always a little nerve-wracking, because you’re not in the same shape you left the season in, you’ve got…

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