Athlete Blogs

Following Along with the World Cup

By Scott Patterson | November 20, 2019

Outside of my own media channels, there are several opportunities to follow along with results for this season. These are basic suggestions that I’m sure can be elaborated on by those following along in the US.  There are a few weekends (such as this coming weekend in Beitostolen) that may be a little more difficult […]

Read More

Updated 2019/2020 Schedule

By Scott Patterson | November 18, 2019

Check out my winter racing schedule https://scottgpatterson.wordpress.com/schedule-results/

Read More

NBC Sports: Kikkan Randall, cancer free and moved by running legend, tackles New York City Marathon

By Kikkan Randall | October 31, 2019

Olympic cross-country skiing champion Kikkan Randall will run the New York City Marathon on Sunday to celebrate last year’s successful breast cancer treatment, but she mentally signed up for the 26.2-mile race several years before her diagnosis. Randall felt the marathon itch while in Norway for competition, long before winning the U.S.’ first cross-country skiing gold medal […]

Read More

Birkie Guide Podcast: Episode 24 New York City Marathon

By Kikkan Randall | October 31, 2019

Kikkan recently participated in Episode 24 of the Birkie Guide Podcast along with fellow Cross-Country Olympian Brian Gregg.  Both running in this year’s New York City Marathon. To listen to the Podcast click HERE.

Read More

Womens’ Running: Kikkan Randall Shares 3 Tips for Any Fitness Comeback

By Kikkan Randall | October 31, 2019

Kikkan Randall, who was diagnosed with breast cancer soon after winning cross-country skiing gold medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics, is set to run the New York City Marathon on Nov. 3. Last February was a shining, defining moment for cross country skier Kikkan Randall. With a beaming smile and tears in her eyes, Randall stood […]

Read More

Amazing Americans: This week’s guest Kikkan Randall

By Kikkan Randall | October 28, 2019

Air date: 10/27/19 Amazing Americans with Jerry Schemmel It took her 16 years and five Olympics, but Kikkan Randall realized her dream of Olympic Gold. And, just three months after the triumph, she was an Olympic champion – and cancer fighter. Podcast To hear more podcasts by Amazing Americans click HERE  

Read More

Olympic champion Kikkan Randall will run NYC Marathon four months after breast cancer treatment

By Kikkan Randall | October 18, 2019

By Beau Dure of NBC Sports Kikkan Randall, who was diagnosed with breast cancer soon after a gold medal in the cross-country skiing team sprint at the 2018 Olympics, will run Nov. 3 in the New York City Marathon as part of a group of people with inspirational stories, race organizers announced Monday. Randall has […]

Read More

The Sydcast with Kikkan Randall

By Kikkan Randall | September 26, 2019

Kikkan Randall is the embodiment of achieving your childhood dreams—she knew from the time she was 5 years old that she wanted to be an Olympic skier. Her dream came true 14 years later, when she competed in her first Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City in 2002 at the age of 19. She finished […]

Read More

How Moms Get It Done In High-Stress Times

By Kikkan Randall | September 17, 2019

By Risa Kerslake Cross-country ski champion Kikkan Randall managed to sneak having a baby into her training schedule between the 2014 and 2018 Winter Olympics. “I had put in all the hard work, and it was just getting to the fun part, where you could really put all that work into action,” she tells Romper […]

Read More

Monster and Sea Podcast 11: Kikkan Randall, Gold medalist and Cancer Survivor

By Kikkan Randall | September 8, 2019

Troy and Mike sit down for an inspiring conversation with Kikkan Randall. Olympic Gold medal winning cross country skier, breast cancer survivor and pure inspiration. She embodies “Go Because You Can”  

Read More

Podcast: The Importance of Staying Positive with Gold Medalist Kikkan Randall

By Kikkan Randall | June 10, 2019

Imagine winning your countries first gold medal and then coming home to find out you have cancer.  That’s the reality that Kikkan Randall faced in 2018 after the Winter… HeroesLikeYou Podcast interview by Joe Belliston. The full podcast (33 min) is available on: Apple    Stitcher Spotify or on the HeroesLikeYou website.

Read More

Young Survival Coalition: Going for Gold Against Breast Cancer

By Kikkan Randall | June 3, 2019

by Young Survival Coalition | May 14, 2019 | Health and Wellness |  For National Women’s Health Week, we’re sharing our favorite stories and resources for your best health. We’ve collected everything from partner promotions to curated wellness content to help you establish a wellness routine right for you, diet and nutrition that works for your body and practices that improve your […]

Read More

It took over 10 years for Kikkan Randall to win a gold medal. Here’s how she did it.

By Kikkan Randall | May 2, 2019

By Nolin Ainsworth for the Juneau Empire Olympian cross-country skier stresses importance of goal setting. Wednesday, May 1, 2019 5:50pm – Anchorage-raised Olympian Kikkan Randall knows the hefty metal disc like the back of her hand. She’s displayed it in thousands of photos, brought it all over the country with her and amusedly watched her 3-year-old […]

Read More

Anchorage Press: Kikkan vs Cancer

By Kikkan Randall | April 27, 2019

By Amy Armstrong Cancer doesn’t discriminate. It doesn’t care that you are young, ridiculously healthy and making ‘all the right choices’ when it comes to eating and exercise. It doesn’t even care if you’re a gold medal-winning Olympian. Anchorage’s Kikkan Randall is a five-time Olympian, nine-time World Championship team member, whose determination and grit has […]

Read More

Over and Out

By Sadie Bjornsen | April 13, 2019

Another season, another winter on the road, another year of committing my life towards this sport and this goal of mine. I have been racing on the World Cup full time now for six years, which means I have been to the same race venues as many as seven or eight times.  Hard to believe […]

Read More

6 Team USA Athletes Who Are Using The Power Of Sport For Good

By Kikkan Randall | April 11, 2019

BY LISA COSTANTINI | APRIL 05, 2019, 6:25 P.M. (ET) The International Day of Sport for Development and Peace — declared by the United Nations in 2013 — celebrates the power of sport to drive social change, community development and to foster peace and understanding. In honor of this initiative, which takes place annually on April 6, we’re highlighting […]

Read More

Cogne, Italy- my favorite stop so far!

By David Norris | April 8, 2019

From Davos, we drove to Cogne, Italy. Cogne was definitely my favorite World Cup stop of the season so far. Cogne is a small mountain village with serious old school Alps culture. The entire village was lined with cobbles and the food was seriously delicious.  Thursday before the races I got to reconnect with Jessica […]

Read More

Davos Camp

By David Norris | April 8, 2019

In preparation for World Championships, myself and several other US distance skiers went to Davos, Switzerland for a two-week training camp.  Davos is situated at the perfect altitude for a training boost, has reliable snow, and has a reputation for being blue-bird conditions pretty much all the time. Thus, the USST (and a lot of […]

Read More

An Afternoon with Kikkan Randall: Cross Country Olympic Gold Medalist

By Kikkan Randall | March 29, 2019

Whenever I make a trip to the East coast, specifically the Northeast I try to pack in as much as I can.  This recent trip was no different with stop is in New York City, Vermont, Quebec City and Maine.  It’s busy days but somehow I come out more energized than when I arrived. When […]

Read More

A Moment to Remember

By Sadie Bjornsen | March 14, 2019

Ten days have passed, and I think I have finally completely processed the past couple weeks of World Championships in Seefeld, Austria. I walked away not having achieved my goals on a piece of paper, but having achieved many other process goals along the way. For that reason, I can truly say I have no […]

Read More