We’ve been in Fort Kent since arriving on Saturday. Finally got hooked up to the internet and are getting settled back into college, I mean, ski life. The crew is gearing up for the 50km skate tomorrow morning. It has been beautiful since we arrived with hard-packed trails and fast conditions. The biathlon National Championships were this weekend on the same trails we’re on. The stadiums at all the Maine Winter Sports Center venues are top-notch. Fort Kent is no exception:
The usual suspects have all arrived from various venues around the world. Brian Gregg has some of the best stories from his World Cup race experiences in Scandinavia.
Didn’t know cross country skiing is a contact sport? Check this out:
Ouch. Brian arrived this morning and, believe it or not, says that didn’t even hurt.
The beautiful weather that’s been sitting over Maine since Junior Nationals 3 weeks ago has finally moved out. We arrived at the trails this morning just in time to see the first snowflakes falling on the trail. Now, we’ve gotten about 3 inches in the past 3 hours and the forecasts predict that it will continue through the races tomorrow. . .
Heavy snowfall outside where just yesterday we were throwing the football in shorts and t-shirts. We’re staying in the dorms at the University of Maine at Fort Kent. Yep.
Karl, living the dorm life.