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November 2012

The most exciting race I’ve ever been a part of!!!

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Wow, that sure was an awesome way to start off the World Cup season!!! Not that I expect every weekend to be as wildly exciting with multiple historical US podium results, but geez that was cool. Our Women’s 4x5km relay placed 3rd, which was the first time ever in US…

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First “Swedish Thanksgiving”

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Happy Turkey Day everybody! Here’s a link to a video the US Women’s Cross Country Team just made:¬†http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=udBnwhK9Iv0&feature=youtu.be This is the first year I’ve been out of the US on Thanksgiving, and I realized how extremely thankful I am for skype and other forms of staying connected so I can…

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The Good, the Bad, and the Jet-lagged

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Well, we made it to Munio, Finland! And the trails here are awesome, with tons of snow and even more daylight than I thought there’d be (you can see the sun on a clear day from 11:30 – 3:00). There’s a ton of international skiers here: Finland, Russia, Japan, Spain,…

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The best send-off party ever

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Last night the Chilkoot Cafe fundraiser was the most touching and well-done send-off party I could have ever hoped for. We had many guests from the Stillwater Area, but many traveled from much farther away; Duluth, Wisconsin, Milwaukee and Boston (the longest distance traveled for sure), were all represented! Some…

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Hey, nice to see you…I’ll be back in 5 months!

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Here’s a little secret: I am secretly a hoarder….of hugs and handshakes. Ever since my plane landed in Minnesota I have been rushing around trying to see as many people as possible and do as many clinics and sponsor events as I can. Because after 12pm this Sunday, I won’t…

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