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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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The finish line huddle

What it means

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Being part of a team. It means different things to everyone, but it’s no small thing, and it’s more than just wearing your national flag on your back. It’s awesome, it’s a challenge, it’s a major part of your life. It makes you laugh, cry, and go through some of…

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On a run with my parents in Willow River Park

Ready, set…

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Well, here we go! Time to buckle up. From now on, I’m on the move, going from USST camp to SMST2 training in Vermont, to visiting Minnesota, to New Zealand, to Norway, back to Vermont….it’s going to be a busy, fun and productive summer! For full schedule details, check out…

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