Athlete Blogs

Winter in Brief: National Title, Olympics, and the Near Future

By Becca Rorabaugh | April 27, 2014

This winter was a bit wild. It had some serious highs, winning the 10k classic race at nationals was the big one, but there were also some pretty visceral lows.  Hearing the Olympic team named, even though I knew I had no reason to expect a spot, was a tough day.  I didn’t expect to […]

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NANA Nordic in Ambler: Another Great Experience

By Erik Bjornsen | April 14, 2014

Alaska is a truly wild and magnificent place! I decided tomove up here three years ago, thinking it would be aninteresting city to live in while I attended school. The spring aftermy first year at college I decided to jump in with two feet. Imoved most of my belongings up, bought a car, and got […]

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Olympic Race Schedule

By Erik Bjornsen | February 6, 2014

I’m so excited to be here in Sochi for the Olympics. The weather is great, the ski trails are in excellent shape…. and the village is just unbelievable!! I love this place, I never want to leave!   I want to let everyone know my racing schedule for the games. I plan on racing all […]

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Breaking Down the Points Barrier

By Erik Bjornsen | February 3, 2014

Everything seemed to come together yesterday; the wax, the race feelings, and of course the nice ride from Mr. Marcus Hellner. After U23’s I was feeling a little disappointed. It’s been kind of tough lately, I feel very fit but the results have not been showing it. Yesterday’s game plan was to go out hard […]

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Adventures in Europe: Part 1

By Tyler Kornfield | January 24, 2014

Back in October, when I was laying out my season with my coach, I asked him how I should plan my season. Should I expect to go to U23s and race the second half of the season in Europe or should I see how it plays out and plan as I go? Luckily, he was… […]

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Comment on Ski Racing in Australia! by Adios 2013 in Photos!! | Lauren Fritz

By Lauren Fritz | December 31, 2013

[…] One word: AUSTRALIA. […]

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Comment on NANANordic Selawik, Alaska 2013 by Adios 2013 in Photos!! | Lauren Fritz

By Lauren Fritz | December 31, 2013

[…] I spent an incredible week in Selawik, Alaska, a Native village above the Arctic Circle with the NANANordic program bringing skiing to villages across the Arctic region. […]

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Comment on Italian March + Californian April by Adios 2013 in Photos!! | Lauren Fritz

By Lauren Fritz | December 31, 2013

[…] Spring Series in Truckee was a warm slushy sufferfest, racing later into April than ever before, but I survived. […]

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Adios 2013 in Photos!!

By Lauren Fritz | December 31, 2013

Wow, in just a few hours it will be 2014. How can that be? Where did the year go?! I must say, it’s been a pretty good year. Some ups and downs, both in skiing and in life, but for the most part I have had an amazing year. So I thought I would recap […]

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The Season Begins

By Tyler Kornfield | December 27, 2013

A lot has happened since my last post. After I got back from Montana, the team went straight to snow in Hatcher Pass. Here is a video of our early season training thanks to my teammate Reese Hanneman. And another from West Yellowstone, Montana. After training in Anchorage for a month, we started our race… […]

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Period One SuperTours

By Lauren Fritz | December 9, 2013

The first two weeks of the season are over and to be completely honest, they were far from satisfactory. There are lots of factors that may or may not have contributed to sub-par races but the bottom line is that I just didn’t race well. During a few time trials back home in November I felt […]

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Fall Training Update!

By Lauren Fritz | December 6, 2013

A lot of training happened this fall. After I came home from Australia, I pretty much jumped right back into the swing of things with the team, putting in a lot of quality hours and the time really flew by. September and October were some of my biggest months in terms of training hours, about […]

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West Yellowstone SuperTours

By Erik Bjornsen | December 6, 2013

The racing season has finally begun. I’m currently in West Yellowstone, MT where the Super Tour has kicked off for the last twenty plus years and I’ve probably raced about a quarter of those. The atmosphere here is filled with excited little skiers from all around the U.S. I spent a few nights at the […]

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NNF- It’s time to give some support!

By Becca Rorabaugh | November 15, 2013

I don’t mean to restart my blog with some nordic panhandling, but I do want to give you a chance to support nordic skiing in the United States before the fundraiser ends tomorrow.  This is an Olympic year and while the games are funded by the US Olympic Committee, European races that prepare you (World […]

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Comment on Ski Racing in Australia! by Bill Voss

By Lauren Fritz | November 10, 2013

Skiing in Australia! What won’t they think of next?

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2013 Drive for 25 – Cross Country

By Lauren Fritz | November 8, 2013

“A Goal is a Dream with a Finish Line” If you are a fan of American cross country skiing, please consider being a supporter too! There is just ONE WEEK left in the National Nordic Foundation’s “Drive for 25”, a fundraising campaign that supports nearly every American skier in some way or another. The NNF […]

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Comment on Ski Racing in Australia! by C&C Hendel

By Lauren Fritz | November 2, 2013

Great blogs and such great photos, Lauren! We love you and think of you often! Chris and Cynthia Hendel Vermont USA

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Comment on Ski Racing in Australia! by aklaurenfritz

By Lauren Fritz | October 24, 2013

Thank you!

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Comment on Ski Racing in Australia! by Johannes Smit

By Lauren Fritz | October 23, 2013

I agree with Geza. Interesting blogs Lauren and great photos!

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Comment on Ski Racing in Australia! by Rich Stromberg

By Lauren Fritz | October 23, 2013

See any of the wildfires down there? Stay safe!

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