Heidi Halvorsen

Timing Problems at Craftsbury, Bozeman Sprints Shine Light on Challenges of Hosting Bigger, Better Races

In Bozeman earlier this season, bibs had to be redistributed for SuperTour sprint heats once starters were already on lining up. More recently and catastrophically in Craftsbury, an Eastern Cup had to cancel its sprint heats and hold a second qualifier after cascading hardware failures wreaked havoc on results. Here's why we can't expect these problems to go away.

USST Puts National Training Group Through the Paces

Members of the U.S. Ski Team’s National Training Group (NTG) spent last week in Park City, Utah, for a training camp centered on group training and exposure to the resources at the Center of Excellence. Athletes joined interval sessions with the national team on the rollerski track at Soldier Hollow and underwent a series of physiological tests for assessment and feedback on their development. The camp was a new addition over last year’s schedule; the...

Sinclair and Halvorsen Win  App Gap Challenge Duathlon

David Sinclair and Heidi Halvorsen were the men’s and women’s winners of the 4th App Gap Challenge, a roller ski duathlon from Waitsfield to the top of Appalachian Gap in northern VT. The race was the final event of a week-long training camp for 16-18 year old skiers at Green Mountain Valley School in Waitsfield. Men skied 7 k and women skied 5 k. Sinclair’s winning time of 30:34 set a new course record by...