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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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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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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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