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What puts a smile on my face? Getting out in the mountains in the sunshine, pushing my body and being in good company! For the past 2 weekends I have had a chance to discover some new places while enjoying the sport I truly love, ski mountaineering!  My kids were by my side this weekend […]

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 | Posted in People (Interviews) by  | January 21, 2014

January 21st, Posted by SkinTrack

 

interviewed Nina Silitch back in April, 2012 after she won a World Cup skimo race as the first North American ever. It was a sprint event […]

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A HUGE thanks to so many who helped make the season so spectacular!

 Maison Carrier, Club des Sports de Chamonix, Eye Shop, Hammer Nutrition, Boulder Center for Sports Medicine, Le Ciel et Terre, Swix, Ski Trab, Plum, Texner, Smartwool, Oakley, Wild Roses, Suunto, Jeremy Fields, WCC, POMOCA, Camelbak,  PETZL,  family & friends.

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I returned Tromso, Norway for the final ISMF ski mountaineering World Cup sprint with one objective in mind: to give it my best and feel good about my race.  I had some time before the race to enjoy the tranquility of Tromso, Norway, the 69th lattitude north, almost to the Arctic Circle.

See below a […]

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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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It is not everyday that there are sprint races on the calendar, and when we saw one in Grindelwald, Switzerland, a few of us from the Chamonix Ski Alpinisme club made a weekend of racing out of it. It was a weekend of great training in a beautiful backdrop of the […]

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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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