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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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My ski mountaineering race season finished up about one month ago with the Patrouille des Glaciers not quite finishing as it normally would due to mountain weather shortening the race. I am really happy about my ski mo race season, reaching my objectives and beyond with a world cup gold medal in the sprint,  a […]

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Mont Blanc from my Front Door

On May 17, 2012 By

It’s not everyday that I leave my house at 2am and set off to climb the the highest mountain in Western Europe, Mont Blanc, 4808.75 m (15776 ft 9 in) This majestic white mountain happens to be the backdrop from my home in Chamonix. The majority of the summiteers choose to stay at a hut prior to […]

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Spring in the Mountains

On March 9, 2012 By

The ski mountaineering season is long with the first races beginning in December and the final race, the Patrouille des Glaciers the last weekend of April. Every athlete has their own ways to keep their motivation high throughout the season.  The hubbub of daily life: family, work, combined with travelling and racing can take it’s […]

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Winter Rainbow

On January 26, 2012 By

A fellow classmate from Dartmouth is doing amazing work with her  Raising Happiness project. Not only is she an amazing woman, but also an amazing mom and an inspiration to so many, myself included.

Weekly Thoughts

As the the French say, Grâce a Christine! 

“Gratitude […]

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The Yin/Yang Couloir

On March 29, 2011 By

When you look at the Y Couloir on the Aiguille d’Argentiere it really does look like the letter Y.

The letter Y is like a tree with its roots firm in the ground and its branches reaching high.

It is a balanced symbol, a little analogy for keeping balance […]

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