TeamToday Remembrance of Nikolai Annikin

FasterSkierNovember 24, 2009

Pete Vordenberg and Chad Salmela remember Nikolai Annikin..

From Pete:

I met Nikolai and Antonina at the USOC in Marquette where they were coaching.  Over the years I spent up there I was fortunate enough to receive some coaching and advice while an athlete both at NMU and the USOC from Nikolai and Antonina.  I was not one of their athletes but I did seek out their advice and advice was freely given.  It was a formative crew of coaches I worked with up there and I have certainly taken from all of them to form my own style of coaching now as well as ability as a skier then.  Man was I lucky.

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