Athlete Blogs

Canmore Christmas

By Becca Rorabaugh | December 24, 2012

It looks like a clear, gorgeous, cold, white Christmas tomorrow.  I suppose that shouldn’t be surprising; Fairbanks is always like that, right?  This year it’s beautifully, incandescently, and predictably frigid at home– and I am not there.  A few weeks ago I decided to try an altitude camp before Nationals in Soldier Hollow.  I thought that […]

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World Cup Whirlwind

By Becca Rorabaugh | December 9, 2012

This weekend was the largest and most overwhelming immersion in awesomeness that I have ever experienced.  Things seem pretty normal now: am now sitting placidly in the Calgary airport, I just finished re-reading The Hunger Games (which I still can’t put down, even when I know what happens next), and am sorting through my thoughts […]

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Heading to the World Cup

By Becca Rorabaugh | December 4, 2012

And just like I was hoping, I made it to the world cup in Canada by the skin of my teeth.  Any more bubble-riding like that and I’ll have no skin left on my teeth (whatever that means).  In Bozeman I was sickeningly consistent, with 7th, 6th, and 7th places.  Other than Sadie, I may […]

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Hoping for a Crescendo

By Becca Rorabaugh | November 29, 2012

Patience is not my forté as far as virtues go.  I still mentally squirm like a border collie puppy if anyone makes me wait for ice cream, movies, or the next book in a series.  Anticipation is supposed to sweeten the anticipated, but usually it sours my disposition so badly that I devour the event without […]

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