Skiing in Korea!

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!”

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Reflections and the World Cup

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”

Opening the door to the points!

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!

Sharing a moment of happiness right after the 10k in Falun with GRP teammate Ida Sargent (center) and USST’s Liz Stephen (right). Congrats to Liz on her nice 14th place finish too!

Continue reading “Opening the door to the points!”