Athlete Blogs

Davos Camp

By David Norris | February 13, 2021

After the races in Falun, Sweden Scott, KO and I traveled to Davos to hunker down for a three week training block. A few days after arriving here I learned that I was named to the World Championship team. Super stoked! So with three weeks to train I made a plan with Erik Flora and […]

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Lahti World Cup

By David Norris | January 26, 2021

Such a relief returning to the action and feeling pretty strong. In all honesty I felt stronger than my results showed on paper. I struggled a bit in the classic portion of the 30km skiathlon, but felt awesome in the last 15km skating. I moved into 30th and got out sprinted at the finish line […]

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First Few Finnish Days

By David Norris | January 20, 2021

Travel to Finland was as easy as it could ever be. The plane was nearly empty so I got a four seat row to myself. I was able to sleep at least 7 of the 9 hour flight from Seattle to Amsterdam. Jack and Hunter- for once we can be germ freaks and fit in! […]

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World Cup Fundraiser

By David Norris | January 16, 2021

Thank you to each and everyone who has helped me make it to where I am. Please continue to join me in this journey. I’m honored to have you on the team! Check out my fundraiser and please share with others 🙂 Link to my fundraiser here!

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Vogue.com – How to Take Your Winter Workout Outdoors

By Kikkan Randall | December 9, 2020

How to Take Your Winter Workout Outdoors BYKARI MOLVAR December 8, 2020 On a recent Saturday, I grabbed my towel and headed to the beach for a brisk November swim. I had a full wetsuit on, borrowed from a friend, and only stayed in for a few strokes, but the experience took my breath away—in a […]

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Catching Covid-19

By David Norris | December 7, 2020

November 9th I lost my sense of smell. I knew I had Covid as soon as I acknowledged that I couldn’t smell. I had a stuffy nose for two days. Not even the type of sniffles I considered a cold, but rather just the light type of sniffles that made me decide to push intervals […]

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Catching Covid-19

By David Norris | December 7, 2020

On November 9th, I lost my sense of smell after having a stuffy nose for the two days prior. My plane ticket to leave Alaska for the season opener world cups was on November 17th. These weren’t even the type of sniffles I would have normally considered a cold- just the type that would make […]

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On snow in Fairbanks

By David Norris | November 12, 2020

I’ve been in Fairbanks over a week and have just another week here before heading to Europe. When I decided to come to here Anchorage didn’t have the greatest skiing and Birch Hill was setting shallow tracks that sometimes drug through decaying leaves. Birch Hill is consistently the best place for early season, low-snow training. […]

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On snow in Fairbanks

By David Norris | November 12, 2020

I’ve been in Fairbanks over a week and have just another week here before heading to Europe. When I decided to come to here Anchorage didn’t have the greatest skiing and Birch Hill was setting shallow tracks that sometimes drug through decaying leaves. Birch Hill is consistently the best place for early season, low-snow training. […]

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Full video of NORDIC HUT is Live!

By Kikkan Randall | November 2, 2020

Last March I had the opportunity to spend a week at a snowy cabin in Sweden with Fischer to enjoy my shared passion of skiing with some old friends and some new friends.  This project shows that how much fun you can have when we strap on some skis and enjoy the snow.  Please enjoy […]

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Podcast Interview with OTB – Surviving Breast Cancer

By Kikkan Randall | October 29, 2020

Just two months after winning Olympic gold in cross country skiing, Kikkan Randall was diagnosed with breast cancer. How did she use what she learned from training for five Olympic games to help her on her cancer journey? Listen to her inspiring story and see how being a part of a team was the catalyst […]

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Career Review Interview with TOKO USA – 2 parts

By Kikkan Randall | October 29, 2020

   Podcast audio only Apple Podcast part 1 https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/kikkan-randall-interview-part-1-of-2/id1531050944?i=1000496275164 Apple Podcast part 2 https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/interviews-top-us-nordic-ski-athletes-personalities/id1531050944#episodeGuid=tokous.podbean.com%2Ff1cca123-197e-3962-8dc8-f692d695bd25

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NM continues to impress!

By David Norris | October 23, 2020

This past week has been stellar! I’m finding my groove here in ABQ- early morning roller ski, hide from the sun while geeking out on accounting work, afternoon run or ride, cook Jessica dinner while she studies like a maniac, and then basically repeat 🙂 Lesson learned: Prepare a snack-pack for any workout over 2.5 […]

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NM continues to impress!

By David Norris | October 23, 2020

This past week has been stellar! I’m finding my groove here in ABQ- early morning roller ski, hide from the sun while geeking out on accounting work, afternoon run or ride, cook Jessica dinner while she studies like a maniac, and then basically repeat 🙂 Lesson learned: Prepare a snack-pack for any workout over 2.5 […]

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Fall in Albuquerque

By David Norris | October 15, 2020

After a rainy August and September in Alaska the blue bird days with a weather range of 50-80 degree isn’t treating me poorly 🙂 Thanks to Jessica for choosing to do her Physical Therapy education in ABQ I’ve (we’ve) discovered how truly incredible New Mexico is. This week is roughly my 13th week in ABQ […]

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Fall in Albuquerque

By David Norris | October 15, 2020

After a rainy August and September in Alaska the blue bird days with a weather range of 50-80 degree isn’t treating me poorly 🙂 Thanks to Jessica for choosing to do her Physical Therapy education in ABQ I’ve (we’ve) discovered how truly incredible New Mexico is. This week is roughly my 13th week in ABQ […]

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InspireSide | Kikkan Randall [Olympic Champion in XC Skiing & Cancer Survivor]

By Kikkan Randall | August 31, 2020

Sharing an insightful interview with InspireSide Chats on Olympics, Cancer and building resilience.    

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The Madeline and Becca Podcast – Plan your epic comeback with Kikkan Randall

By Kikkan Randall | August 11, 2020

Kikkan is an Olympic gold medalist, 5 time Olympian, and champion cross-country skier. Kikkan will tell us what it’s like to win an Olympic gold medal, she will discuss the future of U.S. skiing and she’ll tell us how to plan an epic comeback. Listen here  

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Oncology Overdrive Podcast: Tackling Cancer with Olympic Gold Medalist Kikkan Randall

By Kikkan Randall | July 28, 2020

Tackling Cancer with Olympic Gold-Medalist Kikkan Randall https://www.healio.com/news/hematology-oncology/resources/oncology-overdrive/episode-10 Kikkan “Kikkanimal” Randall is an Olympic champion, active mom, cancer fighter and “Get-Activist.” In this episode, she shares how her positive attitude and athlete mentality have helped her navigate a breast cancer diagnosis and treatment, and she shares valuable advice for both oncologists and patients. Intro :14 About […]

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Pod to Podium: Stories of Selflessness: The First U.S. Gold Medal in Cross-Country Skiing

By Kikkan Randall | April 25, 2020

April 24, 2020 at 2:23 PM Stories of Selflessness: The First U.S. Gold Medal in Cross-Country Skiing   NBC Sports With sports on hold and so many of us hunkered down to slow the spread of COVID-19, the Olympic research team thought now would be a good time to take a look at some moments […]

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