Avatar

HomeAuthor kate

Its go time!  We just got back from a day at the venue testing and waxing skis for tomorrow.  Team Norway, Sweden, Finland and Estonia all arrived today and its beginning to feel like race time!  The weather is warm and wet (a mix of rai...

XCFeedszzzz

kateFebruary 22, 2012

we're all pretty tired from our adventures in Tartu, check back tomorrow for a full report from the athletes.  Goodnight!

Another great day in Estonia!  The weather has been warm and snowy since we arrived in Mammaste.  This morning we did hard skate intervals on the sprint course.  The men will race a short 1.3km loop and the women will do a shorter 1km ve...

Previewed the 5km race loop today on an easy classic ski.  Girls will race 1 lap and the boys will race 2.  Tomorrow its skate intervals on the sprint course and a tune up on starts and finishes in the afternoon.  We're 4 days out and we...

Today we woke up and watched the Tartu marathon. It was an early start to the day but worth it to see 6000 skiers go by, including some of the best in the world. The classic race started in the stadium in Otapaa and ended 63km later. Scott Jerome's fri...

9a.m.AdamKyleJackMaxThomasNicholeSloanAnikaJuliaTeaganHeidiAdam timing in his new BLIZViewing box a tthe stadiumEspresso! in the boxMarathon start.  18 tracks. 6000+ racersPretty tired crew here!  Its been an eventful couple of days.  To...

Tere everyone!  (Yes, we do know Estonian).  This morning started off with a very photogenic picture of our amazing team.  Next we set out on a distance skate ski checking out our course for tomorrow's classic time trial and the potato? ...

Today we did an easy distance classic ski with some speed bursts thrown in to rev up the engines.  The sun was out and the tracks were cold and fast.  We had an amazing ski exploring the Tartu Marathon course and some less hilly trails around...

Julia and Sloan wait for ski bags in Tallinn"mini wieners" breakfast of champions.Headed out for a jog.LunchKyle's dessert:  pink frozen yogurt and 1/2 breaded banana in fruity liquid?Lunch!The stadiumWax roomsAdam and the ski jumpWe made it!...

XCFeedsFrankfurt

kateFebruary 14, 2012

7 athletes plus Kate made it to Frankfurt.  7 of 8 hours in Terminal A are over.  Thank goodness.  We're off to Tallinn!  (Will update with all of this years info as soon as we can!)  Thanks for tuning in!

Today was the last stage of our three-day race series in Örnsköldsvik; the relay. Needless to say, we were all psyched to get our game faces on and show those Europeans our best. It was a great day. The USA women all had great races with Marion, Camb...

Today was the last stage of our three-day race series in Örnsköldsvik; the relay. Needless to say, we were all psyched to get our game faces on and show those Europeans our best. It was a great day. The USA women all had great races with Marion, Camb...

XCFeedsSPRINT RACE

kateFebruary 4, 2011

HEY ALLA quick update from a tired crew! Today was awesome. We had 3 women and 3 men qualify for the rounds (big props to Big Logs qualifying in 4th) and a few within a second of making the heats. We re-dialed the skis for the rounds and off they we...

XCFeedsSPRINT RACE

kateFebruary 4, 2011

HEY ALLA quick update from a tired crew! Today was awesome. We had 3 women and 3 men qualify for the rounds (big props to Big Logs qualifying in 4th) and a few within a second of making the heats. We re-dialed the skis for the rounds and off they we...