Posts by: Nina

 

When Pete Stoughton, Park City Running Company Ambassador, Director of Trail and Ultra Running TAUR  and local volunteer coordinator of the North Face Trail Running Event asked me if I wanted to participate in the Miner Man Challenge, I first thought, “no way!”

Miner Man Challenge =  Complete all […]

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One of Nina’s goals when returning to the United States after over 13 years in Europe and two gold medals for the United States in World Cup Ski Mountaineering was to help grow the sport in the USA. Nina moved to Park City just one year ago and has worked directly with the Continue Reading

It had been nearly 17 years since I left only footprints in the Wind River Range in Wyoming. The first time I was just 17 years old,  an aspiring young mountaineer eager to soak up everything about the mountains. For so many of us, like me, the mountains feeds our souls. […]

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This year I had high hopes of racing the Zion 55km and being a part of this amazing series of the Grand Circle Trails. I had never been to Zion national park and was looking forward to seeing it in all it’s spender. The forecast was not ideal for weekend, namely on Saturday the day […]

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The Monument Valley Tribal Park is truly one of the most majestical places in the South West. Though years ago I explored some of these parts as a rock climber, seeking infamous crack climbs in Canyonlands or squeezing my way up chimneys in desert towers, never had I run around such majestic desert […]

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Three years ago today, February 14th, 2013, on Valentine’s Day, I made history.  I won a silver medal  for the US team at the World Championships for ski mountaineering in Pelvoux, France.

This was the first World Championship  medal for any North American in the sport.  Just one year earlier, […]

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We have had a busy summer! Moving to the Wasatch region of Utah was one of our family highlights, as was the Tushar Sky running Marathon.  As an Ultra Adventure Ambassador I was really excited to take part in the last of the Grand Circle Trail Series. […]

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Wapack Range 21.5 Trail Race: May 10th, 2014, Race Report 

2nd place woman, 1st in age and 8th overall.

Adjusting to new life and landscape….

Last August we relocated our  small family across an ocean to a new country, new jobs, new schools and new lands. In many ways the 12 years we […]

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Not knowing much about the Seven Sisters Trail  race other than it was dubbed the hardest up/down race in New England in Runners World‘s  and it was part of the Grand Tree Trail Series , a few of which I did last fall. So far this is my 2nd in […]

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You’ve all heard of Mud Season in New England. This weekend it was in full force. We had been enduring sub 35 degree temps, rain and wind, all perfect for setting up an optimal muddy moose trail run. I had my eye on this 14 mile trail course as it was a good way for […]

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