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US Nationals Recap

US Nationals Recap

And just like that, yet another year of National Championship racing has come and gone! Here’s the rundown. 1/2/23 10km skate individual start 7th overall, 4th American, 3rd American U23 Man, it feels good to be back down at sea level! I knew coming into this race...

Race Season Balance

Race Season Balance

Hello! I’m currently writing to you from Houghton Michigan! After a couple weeks of dense racing at the Period 1 Super Tours, it was nice to come back home to CO for a bit of sunshine, family time, and all things Christmas! If you missed either recap from period 1 you...

Sun Valley Race Recap

Sun Valley Race Recap

And we’re back again with another Super Tour race recap! This time from Sun Valley, ID. Thursday, Dec 8th: 15km classic mass start. 14th overall. 11th American. 6th U23 American. After some easy days following the 4 races in SilverStar, I was super excited for these...

Equal Distance Racing is Here

Equal Distance Racing is Here

I have been asked over the years about why men and women race different distances, but being in the thick of it, doesn't provide great perspective so I always just accepted that was the way it was and I would do my best to prepare for the races on the calendar despite...

SilverStar Race Recap

SilverStar Race Recap

Here’s the quick run down of the races from this past week in Silver Star. Wednesday, Nov 30th: Classic sprint. 30th place overall. 16th American. 10th American U23. I ended up qualifying in 30th place which is the last position they take into the heats. Originally I...

Update+ Tactics to maximize mental energy. Part 2:

Update+ Tactics to maximize mental energy. Part 2:

Update+ Plans: Hi All!! Hope everyone had a fantastic Thanksgiving and is enjoying the transition from fall to winter! I’m Currently in Silver Star, British Columbia (Canada) for our first big races of the year! Things have been really busy for me since I last wrote,...

Why Skiing Age is More Important than my Biological Age

Why Skiing Age is More Important than my Biological Age

My skiing age is not the same as my biological age and while I wouldn’t have complained had I took the world by storm, made an Olympic fresh out of college and then been fighting for medals from that point on, that’s not what happened, and I think that’s the more...

Park City Camp

Park City Camp

As I have mentioned in my previous blogs, fall can be a tough time in Anchorage. Rain and cold dampen my motivation to train and my patience for snow wears thin. Fortunately, the fall US ski team camp in Park City, Utah, the perfect place to avoid two weeks of this...

Steamboat Livin

Steamboat Livin

As per usual it's tough to keep the ol blog current when times are great and even harder when I’m in a rut. Not that life hasn’t been groovy, but not being able to run and having my heel hurt with literally every activity I do this summer has sucked a lot. That being...

Back to School

Back to School

Finding a balance between school and sport is a struggle for most athletes, including myself. Rather than discussing my training like normal, this blog describes my recent problems and solutions for my own struggle to find balance.Over the last couple of years my...