HomeTag Anna Van der Rhee

https://fasterskier.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2013/09/IMG_4435.jpg

Ever wonder how skiers from places like Argentina get to go to the Olympics? The meet qualifying standards just like everybody else, while also meeting their own nation's criteria. Even in a place like New Zealand, it's not easy. " I do not understand New Zealand's reluctance to support winter sport, other than those in the top 16 in the world,” national-team member Sarah Murphy says.

https://fasterskier.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2013/07/With-Kris-Freeman-Welly-Ramsey-Hilary-McNamee-and-Will-Sweetser..jpg

With nearly two dozen athletes, the MWSC in northeastern Maine is shaping up to be a national powerhouse in both cross-country and biathlon. "From my perspective as director, this group is more of a team than we've ever had," says director Will Sweetser. "There is no doubt that our program will have one of the best men's distance teams in U.S. XC."