Jessie Diggins leads fellow U.S. Ski Team members Ida Sargent (c) and Sophie Caldwell (l) in the women’s classic sprint at New Zealand National Championships on Sept. 9 at the Snow Farm in Wanaka, New Zealand. Sargent won the final, Diggins placed second and Caldwell was third. (Photo: Matt Whitcomb)
Gabby Naranja considers herself a true Mainer, having grown up in the northern most part of the state playing hockey and roofing houses with her five brothers. She graduated from Bates College where she ran cross-country, track, and nordic skied. She spent this past winter in Europe and is currently in Montana enjoying all that the U.S. northwest has to offer.