Author Archives: Sheldon

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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Craftsbury Conversations: Audrey Mangan

Glad to share this interview of Craftsbury JR Coach, Audrey Mangan  from GRP Rower Liz Vogt. Audrey’s unmistakable ever-present smile and friendly hello are a welcome addition to the Craftsbury community. Audrey joined the junior coaching crew this spring and … 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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‘Shrooms

Last May, a bunch of GRP ladies helped with two mushroom projects. One was constructing a bed of hardwood chips, mushroom sawdust spawn, and straw for the King Stropharia also known as wine cap. Last week, the bed produced a … Continue reading

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BIG Squash Harvest

It’s Harvest season at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center! Amy Schulz and Pam Japsersohn, the Center’s Farm and Garden Gurus, have been assisted by Katie Black and Andrea Carpentier at this busy time of the year. Winter squash, kale, zucchini, tomatoes, … 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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New Hilltop Cabins Take Shape

If you’ve skied Lemon’s Haunt recently, you’ve noticed that the trail takes a slightly different route as it makes its final approach back toward the lower soccer field. It dips leftward into the woods as it comes up the hill, … Continue reading

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2015 Halloween Biathlon Gallery

Last Thursday saw the initial running of the Halloween biathlon race at the Biathlon range at Elinor’s field. 16 competitors contested an interval start race with two shooting stages and three running laps of approximately 600 meters. Penalties required 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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