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Coming out of the gates in Otepaa! (photo from Facebook-Anatolii Tsymbalov)

Ready for World Champs!

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Exciting news, you guys! Thanks to USSA, you can now watch all of our races at World Champs! Follow along as we start the races this Thursday in Lahti, Finland. We’ve been working so hard towards these races since May (and, to be honest, for the last 5 years because…

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Working on my classic technique! (photo from my Mom)

Vålådalen Pre-camp

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It’s always tricky to know EXACTLY how to best prepare for the upcoming World Championships, but all you can do is make your very best plan and then run with it! And that’s what we did. To me, spending 2.5 weeks in a cozy little town in Sweden accompanied by…

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Krista, Me and Sadie on the 5km skate podium! (photo from Nordic Focus/Salomon)

The post-tour-de-ski-party

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Wow, it’s crazy how fast time goes by when you’re racing, racing, racing! The Tour de Ski was such a blast this year, and I was happy not only with my own racing but in seeing the determination, grit and mental strength of my teammates and our staff! The Tour…

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SUNSHINE! Happy to be super warm in the Swiss mountains!

The last of 2016

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Here comes another round of photos! It’s been a while, but since I last posted I traveled to La Clusaz feeling great and fully intending to do some awesome skate racing. Then I got the cold that made it’s way through our entire team (staff included) and wasn’t able to…

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Happy with my day! 6th in qualifying, 5th on the day! (photo from Noah)

The Davos week!

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Buckle up for a nice long post (mostly photos though, don’t worry)! Every year I look forward to coming to Davos because it’s become our home away from home here in Europe. Our team has been staying at the Hotel Kulm since the 80’s and the family-run hotel has treated…

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Jessica Diggins of USA reacts after winning the women's Cross Country 5 km event at the FIS World Cup in Lillehammer, Norway on December 03, 2016.
(Photo credit: TERJE PEDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

I just LOVE those 5km skates!

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Wow! I don’t know what to say, except that I’ve been so fortunate to have such a strong team that helped me get my second career World Cup win this weekend! You can’t ever accomplish anything alone in life, and all the hours of training with my teammates, the support…

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Racing the 10km! (photo by Simi)

For the Love of Glitter

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Here we go again! The first World Cup weekend is under our belts and it felt SO GOOD to get the jitters out! I never know how it’s going to go until I’m actually on the course, racing, so it was a relief to get the first races out of…

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Choosing to always have fun on every race and training day! (photo by Robinet/Triglass Productions)

Ready to start the new season!

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The last week at home was wonderful…and so busy! I somehow managed to get all my bags packed ahead of time and avoided my mistakes of last year. Namely, I didn’t wear my Mom’s slippers onto the plane instead of my running shoes. Yep. I did that. But this year,…

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The group! (photo by Kris Hansen)

Home again – and contest!

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My goodness, it’s been a busy day! Roller ski speed training, visiting the Slumberland Furniture main office to meet with my awesome headgear sponsors, getting my teeth cleaned by the friendly people at Art and Science Dentistry, voting for the next President of the United States of America, strength training…

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