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BootBuddySince retiring from the active ITA roster I seem to have over expanded my other activities. I have been ski racing full time as always, but in addition I have started my own business!www.SkiTraxx.comI am manufacturing after market cross countr...

BootBuddySince retiring from the active ITA roster I seem to have over expanded my other activities. I have been ski racing full time as always, but in addition I have started my own business!www.SkiTraxx.comI am manufacturing after market cross countr...

BootBuddySince retiring from the active ITA roster I seem to have over expanded my other activities. I have been ski racing full time as always, but in addition I have started my own business!www.SkiTraxx.comI am manufacturing after market cross countr...

BootBuddySince retiring from the active ITA roster I seem to have over expanded my other activities. I have been ski racing full time as always, but in addition I have started my own business!www.SkiTraxx.comI am manufacturing after market cross countr...

BootBuddySince retiring from the active ITA roster I seem to have over expanded my other activities. I have been ski racing full time as always, but in addition I have started my own business!www.SkiTraxx.comI am manufacturing after market cross countr...

BootBuddySince retiring from the active ITA roster I seem to have over expanded my other activities. I have been ski racing full time as always, but in addition I have started my own business!www.SkiTraxx.comI am manufacturing after market cross countr...

BootBuddySince retiring from the active ITA roster I seem to have over expanded my other activities. I have been ski racing full time as always, but in addition I have started my own business!www.SkiTraxx.comI am manufacturing after market cross countr...

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Laura Valaas (APU), a native of the Methow Valley, dominated the women’s SuperTour sprint today, leading wire-to-wire. “I was thrilled to be racing in the Methow again; it’s been a long time since I’ve had a ski race this close to where I grew up,” Valaas told FasterSkier. “Despite being slushy earlier this week, the course held up and remained fast throughout the entire day,” she continued.  “I really appreciated all the time volunteers spent...

Methow Valley, WA – For the week prior to the first ever Methow Valley Super Tour the weather was bleak and organizers were understandably stressed. A nice base of snow remained, however temps were hovering in the critical 29-38 degree range and it rained Wednesday and Friday, threatening the event. The Methow had been in a dark and gray misty fog for a week. Alas…Friday night the sky began to clear and you could feel...

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Four races, four wins, and $4,800. Not a bad week for Kikkan Randall. The Alaskan capped off U.S. Nationals in her hometown by taking the victory in the classic sprint today. In another dominating performance, Randall won qualifying by four seconds, then led each of her heats from start to finish. Laura Valaas and Ida Sargent followed for second and third. “Kikkan sets a phenomenal example of how to be an elite skier,” Valaas said...

Having served two full years with In the Arena (ITA), Laura Valaas has elected to rotate off of the roster and, thus, to join the ranks of organizational alumni. ITA is deeply grateful for Laura’s 24 months of service and the youth work she generated...