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Jessie Diggins Blog Headshot
Jessie Diggins, June 3, 2013
So here we are…back in testing mode – the “lab rat mentality”. I seriously feel a lot like a hamster spinning on a wheel when I’m roller skiing on a treadmill. The sensation of working so hard and going NOWHERE ...
Billy Demong Blog Headshot
Billy Demong, May 18, 2013
If you are going to be a Nordic skier you have to live by these words.  Snow is fleeting in most of the world, even the mighty Wasatch.  As we watch it dissipate we realign our training accordingly to find ...
Justin Freeman Blog Headshot
On Wednesday I did another track workout with Kris. I had a good day. We had to do an extra long warmup as Kris had some blood sugar issues, and I was a second slower than I planned on the ...
Andy Newell Blog Headshot
Most of the team and I arrived in Park City yesterday after wrapping up a tiring last few days in Bend. Conditions continued to be wet and soft up on the mountain. The kind of skiing that can feel super ...
The Inside Track Blog Headshot
– The start of the season always marks some changes on national teams across the world, including staffing. Swedish head coach Lars Öberg resigned after one season, leaving women’s coach Rikard Grip to take the top position. Mattias Persson will ...
Continental Cup Blog Headshot
After seven years as head coach of Burke Mountain Academy’s nordic team, Pete Phillips recently accepted a position with the Jackson Hole Ski & Snowboard Club (JHSC) in Wyoming, where he’ll serve as nordic program director and head IMD coach. A ...
Collegiate Racing Blog Headshot
Following the departure of Andrew Johnson for the head coaching job at Middlebury College, University of Vermont nordic head coach Patrick Weaver announced on Monday that Chris Mallory will be the new assistant coach for the Catamounts next season. From the ...
Peter Neal Blog Headshot
It’s a bittersweet feeling to start saying goodbye to spring and hello to summer, and the start of training. I’ve spent these past few weeks relaxing and enjoying the things around me. Burke had a “May Camp” for the alpiners, ...
Scott Perras Blog Headshot
  I imagine by this time of year most athletes are back to full time training or are working their way up to full time training.  Personally I chose to keep skiing and training a bit after the season because the ...
Biathlon Blog Headshot
Yesterday, we updated you on what’s been going on in the world of women’s biathlon in the last six weeks. Here’s the story on the men’s World Cup field. - Norway announced its national teams and there aren’t many surprises. Notably, ...
Salt Lake NST Blog Headshot
Between City Creek and the City, lies a ridge that is home to the Wasatch Steeple Chase. The week started in the 90s so when Friday’s clouds and the temps in the 50s rolled in, the time seemed right to ...
Skis, Strains and Sprains Blog Headshot
Concussions can occur at any time and any place.  A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that is caused by a blow to the head or body, fall, or another injury that jars or shakes the brain inside the skull. ...
Reese Hanneman Blog Headshot
Over the last month, I have been trying to do as much backcountry and alpine skiing as reasonably possible. Being an Alaskan elite ski racer can be a sort of mental torture during the racing season; you’re gone nearly all ...
Citizen Groomer Blog Headshot
It’s April 25th and the last bit of snow has melted off the trails. Skiing has been finished for almost three weeks and looking back the season was pretty good. Grooming began on December 27, a bit later than we ...