CampsTrainingAPUNSC Holds First Glacier Camp of the Summer, Thomas Training Center – Eagle Glacier

FasterSkier FasterSkierJune 23, 2007

APUNSC Athletes had nothing but sunshine, sweet tracks, good food, and sunburns from the first glacier camp of the season!

Last week was the first of four scheduled on-snow camps planned for the 2007 summer training season. If everything goes according to plan, athletes will have had a total of 28 days on snow come fall.

Camp Highlights included:

-a quality big-hour week for everyone (18-25 hours)

-Valuable video sessions

-Taz Mannix’s 21st birthday! (Happy Birthday Taz!!)

-Lifting weights on the glacier (we brought an entire weight bench up to the glacier via helicopter sling-load!)

The Thomas Training Center is located on Eagle Glacier, just 45 minutes south of Anchorage. Athletes take a 10-minute helicopter ride and arrive at the facility which features 24 beds, an industrial kitchen, a sauna, and 9 kilometers of groomed track.

June Camp Roster:

Kikkan Randall
Taz Mannix
Katie Ronsee
Kristina Strandberg
Ky Eiben
Kate Fitzgerald
Becca Rorabaugh
Sarah Radonich

Lars Flora
James Southam
Anders Haugen
Tyson Flaharty
Jeff Ellis
Bart Dengel
Galen Johnston
Justin Singleton
Brent Knight
David Hansen

Coaches: Erik Flora, Frode Lillefjell, and Casey Fagerquist

Check out the NEW and updated APUNSC website at: http://nordic.alaskapacific.edu/


Beautiful June weather


Athletes digging out the Pisten Bully from huge snow load this year.


…the boyz


David Hansen on the hike off the glacier


Ky Eiben, Anders Haugen, and Lauren Fritz soaking in the rays


James Southam


Weight training in the building


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