Athlete Blogs

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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Past Half Way

By David Norris | February 2, 2020

I am currently updating from Seefeld, Austria. With the weekend off from racing I’m able to have a bit of a recover/training camp here. The camp is going great so far. I’m looking forward to racing World Cup in Scandinavia for the next several weeks before flying back to the States March 9th. I have […]

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Past Half Way

By David Norris | February 2, 2020

I am currently updating from Seefeld, Austria. With the weekend off from racing I’m able to have a bit of a recover/training camp here. The camp is going great so far. I’m looking forward to racing World Cup in Scandinavia for the next several weeks before flying back to the States March 9th. I have […]

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Olympic Channel Podcast: Inspiration from Kikkan Randall

By Kikkan Randall | January 16, 2020

FIVE-TIME OLYMPIAN CROSS-COUNTRY SKIER AND CANCER SURVIVOR KIKKAN RANDALL SPOKE AT THE CHAT WITH CHAMPIONS EVENT ABOUT HOW TO COMBAT NEGATIVE THOUGHTS. Check it out here: https://www.olympic.org/news/olympic-channel-podcast-inspiration-from-kikkan-randall-plus-mini-ski-jumps-from-lausanne

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I Dare You!

By Sadie Bjornsen | January 9, 2020

Well, after a long hiatus from blogging, my brain has finally filled back up with lots of fun and funny feelings to share! For those of you following cross country skiing, you are likely just as exhausted from watching all the races in the past two weeks as we are from racing them. I just […]

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Outside Online: How Kikkan Randall Keeps Coming Back

By Kikkan Randall | December 11, 2019

How Kikkan Randall Keeps Coming Back   Of the many story lines that came of the New York Marathon this November, perhaps the most inspiring was the performance of Kikkan Randall. The 35-year-old was racing in her first-ever marathon, yet she finished 51st among all women and 12th in her age group. It was impressive, even […]

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Beitostølen Beginnings

By Scott Patterson | November 26, 2019

I jumped in the first races for my season last weekend and let’s just say there are still quite a few cobwebs hanging around.  I had a period of sickness in the fall the hindered getting on snow time trials in while in Alaska, so my body wasn’t quite used to the race efforts.  Saturday […]

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Living from a suitcase begins

By David Norris | November 22, 2019

I left Anchorage on November 15th with Beitostølen, Norway as my first destination. I will be here for a little over a week training and competing in two distance races over the weekend before traveling to Finland for the first World Cup weekend. I stopped in Seattle for a night, which broke up the travel […]

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Living from a suitcase begins

By David Norris | November 22, 2019

I left Anchorage on November 15th with Beitostølen, Norway as my first destination. I will be here for a little over a week training and competing in two distance races over the weekend before traveling to Finland for the first World Cup weekend. I stopped in Seattle for a night, which broke up the travel […]

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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 […]

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Updated 2019/2020 Schedule

By Scott Patterson | November 18, 2019

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

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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 […]

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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.

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