Category Archives: Skiing

West Hill TT Round Two

Sunday dawned cool and clear, a perfect day to run as fast as possible up a steep hill. Twelve members of the masters crew (including a few first timers!) took to the slopes of West Hill for the second time … Continue reading

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Mia Zutter named to US Paralympic Development Team

In early June, Mia Zutter was named to the US Paralympic Development Team. Mia is a 16 year old visually impaired skier from Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. This young athlete came to Craftsbury in January to compete in the IPC (International … Continue reading

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2016 West Hill TT Round One

This past week kicked off the 2016 summer training season for the Craftsbury Nordic Ski Club masters group. After easing in Wednesday with a light version of our traditional circuit strength, the crew assembled at the foot of West Hill … Continue reading

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Craftsbury Skiers Podium at Ski-Orienteering Championships

Editor’s Note:  big thanks to Allison Van Akkeren for sharing this race report and photos with us. On the weekend of March 11-13, Adrian and Kestrel Owens were joined in Presque Isle, Maine by Melanie Sergiev to vie for North … Continue reading

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Masters Dryland TT #2

Sunday morning dawned sunny and warm on Craftsbury, perfect weather (perhaps a bit on the warm side) for the second West Hill TT. Seven runners, poles in hand, took to the 1.1 and 0.6 mile courses. Everyone put in a … Continue reading

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GRP Girls’ (Extra Blue?)Grass Speeds

It’s that time of year to get out the rock/grass skis at Craftsbury. Pepa shares footage of the GRP girls’ speed workout over on Elinor’s hill, next to the farmyard. Check it out on Pepa’s YouTube Channel.

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Junior Rollerski Practice: Agility and Speeds

This past Sunday Pepa brought the Craftsbury junior training group to the school parking lot in Hardwick for a rollerski practice with a focus on agility and speeds.  Also on hand were Pat Guelakis, a Craftsbury sculling coach with a … Continue reading

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Time trialing with the masters dryland group

On Sunday, June 21, despite a steady rain, seven intrepid members of the masters dryland training group ran the first of many West Hill TTs. With courses of either 0.6 or 1.1 miles to choose from, the group attacked the course, poles in … Continue reading

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Craftsbury Juniors: still fast, even off snow!

 Big shoutout to a couple of junior girls who ski with us in the winter and are taking their dryland to new heights. Rena Schwartz and Avery Ellis absolutely crushed their high school track seasons. The girls qualified for New … Continue reading

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Norway 2015: Ski-O World Champs Report from Kes

Editor’s note: Big thanks to Kestrel Owens for sharing this account of his World Champ Experience. February 7-8, Travel to Norway We flew out on an Iceland Air flight from Boston Saturday evening. We met teammates Anna Vogele and Greg … Continue reading

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