The Jump Towers

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On one of the nice sunny days we’ve had out here in Placid, I took a stroll down to the jumping complex. There were lots of people as it was the “flaming leaves” jumping competition, but I snuck up the back way because I forgot my card that says I’m…

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Climb to the Castle!

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Today was the annual Climb to the Castle rollerski skate race – 5 miles up to the top of Whiteface mountain where there actually IS a sweet stone castle. It’s a long race, and there are a lot of switchbacks. And you never realize how high you’ve climbed until you…

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Running in the East – a bunch of sweet pictures

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Sorry it took me a while to get these up – these are pictures from runs/interval workouts taken by me, Jennie and Gus. The fall leaves are really beautiful right now, and in the rare day of sunshine out here in the east, it’s amazing! An epic stream crossing during…

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The Next Big Thing/My Hero

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The widely distributed Mountain Bike Magazine now features an article on my favorite skier/biker: Tad Elliott. This is a pretty huge deal since this is a pretty huge magazine and it’s a sweet article! Not many people can be amazing multi-sport athletes and be incredibly nice and fun to hang…

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Glassblowing

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I’ve only been in Lake Placid for a week, and I’ve already walked to the shops downtown three times. Why? Because when I watch too much TV, I can actually feel my brain melting and dripping onto the floor. So I’m trying to find other more productive things to do…

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Moving in to Lake Placid

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So…in the space of four days, I left camp in Sun Valley, flew home to good ‘ol Minnesota, spent two and a half days with my family and then left for the Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid. And it was super good to be home, even if it was…

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