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A view of Mt Washington (From Friends of Tuckermans)

“So do you have any more ski mo races coming up?” I asked my friend at the last New England Rando Race at Bromley Mt in Vermont. Bromley was my old stomping grounds when I was 8 years old.

My friend said, “Oh, just The […]

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Today I set out to for Mt Monadnock from my house. I had high aspirations to skin up and ski down with a little bit of running from my house to the trailhead.

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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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Oh, Canada! Bienvenue 2014!

On December 30, 2013 By

Christmas day we packed up the family Subaru and headed north with 9 skis on the roof (Santa had not delivered the ski box in time). Thankfully the car was newly equipped with 4 studded snow tires to brave the icy roads left by the arctic air that swept across North America leaving many cities […]

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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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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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Winning a silver medal at the Ski Mountaineering World Championships in the sprint event is a dream come true for me. I have really focussed on the sprint this year and the hard work is paying off.

Nina happy to share the podium with (1)Mireille Richard of Switzerland and (3)Emile Forseberg of Sweden. […]

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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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