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GRP on TeamUSA.org

Craftsbury and the GRP in the news over at the USOC’s TeamUSA.org site. Check it out!

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“It’s About this Beautiful Lake, Nothing Fancy”: An Interview with Russell and Janet Spring

GRP Rower Phil Grisdela wrote a great interview of Craftsbury’s former owners and camp founders, Russell and Janet Spring for the recent Hosmer Ponds Watershed initiative 2014 Summer Mailing. Lots of good stuff in the recent edition, but this interview … Continue reading

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GRPSki: 4 Olympians call for action against Climate Change

Four Olympic skiers – including 3 GRPers – participated in a press conference this past Monday at which they spoke about global climate change for the National Wildlife Federation and Vermont Natural Resources Council. Read more from Ida, Hannah and … Continue reading

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2014 Ice Out

ICE OUT! Yup, today the ice is off of Big Hosmer Pond – thanks in no small part to the efforts of the GRPRowers and their icebreaker, the CS Milfoil Queen. A couple hours of mechanical intervention and we’ve gained … Continue reading

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Why Ski?

Allison Van Akkeren was kind enough to share some writing from her Sterling College students in the Advanced Cross-Country ski class as part of their final project of a Nordic ski handbook. Pretty inspiring – perhaps you should get out … Continue reading

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Ski-O Nationals 2014

  Allison, Adrian and Kestrel Owens have been tearing up the Ski-O circuit all winter, along with Melanie Sergiev, also of Craftsbury. Adrian and Allison passed this along after Ski-O Nationals earlier this month at Trapps. Congrats! That’s an impressive … Continue reading

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NENSA EHS Championships

No rest for the weary! Five Craftsbury skiers participated in what is likely the last race of the year for them:  the NENSA Eastern High School Championships. Racers are selected and grouped into state teams that compete for pride within … Continue reading

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2014 FMN BKL Gran Prix

Several BKL skiers contested Frost Mountain Nordic’s great season-ending Gran Prix. This international event gives kids opportunities to test themselves against the region’s best – including Canadian skiers! Craftsbury was ably represented this weekend by six racers in the following … Continue reading

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BKL Race Report: Silver Fox Trot and GNA Paintball Biathlon

TONS of racing these past several weeks. Wanted to pass along the impressive results of some of our BKL athletes. Big thanks to Paula Davidson for sharing her photos and race report! Silver Fox Trot Seven Craftsbury skiers traveled to … Continue reading

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Bretton Woods Marathon and Cochran’s Results

The season may be winding down, but some quality events still pepper the docket. Two from this past weekend were the Bretton Woods Ski Marathon and the Cochran’s Nordic Cross. The Massey-Bierman clan attacked the BW marathon, in both the … Continue reading

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