Yesterday Park City saw it’s first ever Fast and Female event, with 30 ambassadors from 6 sports; many of them Olympic medalists! It was a super exciting event and very, very Pink. The girls got to experience Nordic, Biathlon, Alpine, Ski Halfpipe, Snowboard, Speedskating, Freestyle through different dryland stations highlighting each sport.
When the ladies arrived, they broke up into age groups, where they got to decorate a poster, come up with a team name and cheer, and get to know each other better. Then, with Kikkan’s excellence MC skills moving everything along, we started the stations!
Liz was amazing – planning the event months ahead of time! She and Lauren put amazing amounts of energy behind it, and Kikkan jumped right in as soon as she got to Park City. Thanks to these ladies, the event was possible.
Kikkan and I got to run the Nordic station, where we showed the girls that as endurance athletes, we like to constantly be moving and groovin’! Kikk led the girls around a loop, where at one end we did different activities like pushups, crabwalks, jumps, bounds, ect. Then, at the other end of the loop, I led the girls in a dance. Each girl got to add a move of her own, which we added on to the dance so by the end of the station, we had a pretty long and super awesome dance to an ever-changing playlist. It was really, really fun but super hard to keep the dances seperate once the 6th group rolled in!
The girls were awesome, creative, energetic, and fun to work with. Although after the morning’s 3 hour skate ski, I was getting really tired by the end!
Nordic skiing was represented by: Holly, Me, Sadie, Liz and Kikkan!
It was a great event and the girls left inspired, with signed posters and t-shirts, ready to try out some new sports and be active with friends.