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Nina Silitch, of the United States Ski Mountaineering Team, swept the sprint race on Saturday in Tromso City Center. This is the 2nd year in a row Nina has won a gold medal in Tromso. She won the qualification round, the semi final round and the women’s finals.

The morning before the race I read […]

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Our 9 year old has been asking for skimo gear for at least 2 years now and finally at the end of his alpine season, Michael made it happen and this weekend christened the sport together!

He is no stranger to running by my side. This past summer he was a great little pacer on […]

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When I moved to Chamonix 12 years ago, even though I had taken years of french throughout my school days, it really did not sink in until I lived here for quite some time. Now I can say that my own children correct me…Chamonix is a place of a many people coming and going, tourists, […]

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Dear Friends & Readers,

As I approach my last World Cup Race of the  2013 season, I am asking for YOUR support.  Please consider sponsoring me as an athlete to help reach my World Cup Dreams.

As you know, unlike many other nations who are federally funded to compete on the World Cup […]

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This season I had set a goal to complete the World Cup Ski Mountaineering circuit, and do the best I could in the sprint events. In a competition season that begins in mid december and ends early May, it is not uncommon to miss a race here due to illness or there due […]

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When getting the flu is a blessing in disguise:

It is never easy to stay healthy, virus free throughout the winter, especially when you have 2 young boys in your household. Juggling becomes something we get very good at as parents, and I am not talking about juggling 3 balls. I am talking about […]

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It was a real pleasure to race in Courchevel this weekend at the French National Championships in Sprint. I was happy to feel strong and take the victory for the women, as well as remedy my error from the last world cup sprint in Switzerland.

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This was the closest world cup ski mo race to my home and it was amazing to have my family there to cheer me on, also great to see how many racers from our Chamonix Ski Club were there too.

I was really glad to feel so strong in the sprint world cup […]

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The  holiday season kicked off with the first race of the season here in the Chamonix Valley on December 8th, a little later than the Alpine and Nordic races.

Being in a heavy training period I was not expecting super results, but pleased to be not far behind Gloriana Pellisier of the Italian team […]

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As we turn back the clocks and try to savor a few hours of morning light, I reflect on the magnificent recent change of season in the Alps. Today, snow dusted our lawn and blanketed the hills. Temperatures dropped to -4 degrees. I am not sure I could live anywhere where there were no […]

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