On January 30-31st, I traveled from Sweden to South Korea to compete for the USA in 3 days of World Cup cross-country ski races. It was exciting and a little surreal to travel to Asia for a weekend of racing. Continue reading “Skiing in Korea!”
After US Nationals in early January, I spent a little time piecing myself together after a somewhat disappointing week, and trying to figure out what races would be next. Continue reading “Opportunity”
It’s a tricky line of work to be in, this professional ski racer business. At the end of the day, we’re judged primarily on the quality of the racing results we produce as individuals, simple numbers on a page of exceptional athletes. Are results always a true reflection of the work done by racer and support staff, the process of getting to the present moment, the potential of a given individual? Continue reading “Reflections and the World Cup”
This past Sunday, I crossed a major threshold in my skiing career by scoring World Cup points! I’m really excited at having completed this achievement, but I’m not going to be resting there, I can still see so much progress to make and am already looking forward to the next race!
This past Sunday was my first World Cup race of this season, a 30 kilometer classic race at the Holmenkollen in Oslo. It was quite the experience! Continue reading “30k with 30m visibility”