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In an effort to showcase the North Americans who competed at last week’s International Ski Federation (FIS) 2018 Nordic Junior/U23 World Championships in Goms, Switzerland, we asked those qualifying athletes several questions about themselves — actually, we had them fill in the blanks. Here we have 22-year-old Andrew Egger, of Colby College, who represented the U.S. at his first U23 Worlds. Last week in Goms, Egger placed 47th in the freestyle sprint. *** “My full...

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In Part III of “The Road to Jackson”, we hear from Colby College’s Olivia Amber, Amy Bianco, Silas Eastman, and Zane Fields, all of whom qualified for NCAA Skiing Championships, which open Thursday at the Jackson Ski Touring Center in Jackson, N.H. “NCAA’s to me, is just kind of that icing on the cake, one last time to give it your all, just do it for all the years that we put so much work into...

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When John Koons was growing up in Waterville, Maine forty years ago, skiing was the thing to do. “When I was a youngster we had a ski hill,” Koons told FasterSkier. “It was sponsored and run by Colby College. It was an alpine slope, and we had snowmaking and we had lights, and it was really a wonderful place for kids to go.” But like so many small hills around New England and the rest...