Category Archives: Skiing

A week in rural Alaska with NANA Nordic

At the beginning of April, Green Racing Project skiers Mary O’Connell and Liz Guiney (myself) spent a week in Northwest Alaska with NANA Nordic. Every year NANA Nordic (and its affiliate Skiku) sends hundreds of volunteer coaches, hailing from Alaska … Continue reading

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Liatoppen Biathlon Festival Race Report

Craftsbury Junior Bjørn Westervelt (above) traveled to Norway at the beginning of the month, and mom Karen shared this trip report and photos with us. Congrats on the competition, and thanks for giving us a bit of a peek into … Continue reading

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Post-winter Ski Care with GRP Wax Tech Nick Brown

Happy Spring! We’ve finished up the last races of the season, but we are also in the process of meeting with ski company reps and starting planning for next year already! This is a great time to sit down and … Continue reading

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All things skiing, school, and determination, with Dan Cnossen

Navy SEAL officer. Olympic athlete. Harvard grad school student. Just a few activities that demonstrate the breadth of Dan Cnossen’s abilities and interests. Dan Cnossen grew up in Kansas, graduated from the United States Naval Academy, and was deployed in … Continue reading

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CNSC Juniors at Rikert Eastern Cup Gallery

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Last weekend, many of the Craftsbury juniors went to Ripton, VT for the third weekend of Eastern Cup racing at the Rikert Nordic Center. Craftsbury racer Claire Ellis shared a number of pictures with us and they do a wonderful job … Continue reading

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Craftsbury Marathon Training Plan: The Taper

It’s Marathon Monday again, which means that we’re bringing you another race related blog, this time focused on tapering! It’s only five days from the Craftsbury Marathon, and while training is important, at this point one thing you can do … Continue reading

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Callie’s take on an eventful Nationals in Utah

For the past week, Alex, Phoebe, and I have been in Utah for US Nationals. As a side effect of not needing to qualify to attend, it is a great chance to compete against a huge field (including a lot … Continue reading

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Craftsbury Marathon Nutrition Tips: To Carbo-Load or Not to Carbo-Load?

Welcome to Marathon Monday! Here we’ll be posting weekly content relating to the 2017 Craftsbury Marathon, whether it’s nutrition advice, waxing tips, race day essentials, or training plans from Green Racing Project coach Pepa Miloucheva. We’re fired up about the … Continue reading

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2016 West Hill #3 – An Uphill Battle for the CNSC Masters

The CNSC masters group gathered at the base of West Hill Road Sunday morning ready for another assault on the road’s unrelentingly steep pitches. 1.1 miles of road stood between the masters and the finish. The weather was perfect for running, cool … Continue reading

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Craftsbury Conversations: Nick Brown

Meet Nick Brown,  the GRP wax tech/ski guru for the Nordic ski and Biathlon teams. The interview and article was written by Hallie Grossman and photos were taken by Caitlin Patterson, both members of the GRP ski team Nick Brown is … Continue reading

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