Category Archives: Skiing

Rollerski Safety: Share the Road

On the morning of October 23, 2017, Green Racing Project skiers Adam Martin and Ben Lustgarten were rollerskiing on the roads surrounding Craftsbury when Ben was involved in a serious crash with a pickup truck. Ben tore some muscles and … Continue reading

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Fischer Marathon Prep Workout: Muscle Factor Strength

Strength is an important part of a skier’s training. The following workout is a relatively new addition to the GRP strength-training arsenal. It’s called the “Muscle Factor Model” and it’s designed to create different stimuli in the muscles within the … Continue reading

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Craftsbury Nordic skiers run at VT state cross country meets

Thetford, Vt. — On a perfect fall day in the famous Thetford Academy woods, current and former Craftsbury Nordic Ski Club skiers competed at the Vermont State Cross Country meet on Saturday for their high school teams. Representing Craftsbury Academy, … Continue reading

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Fischer Marathon Prep Workout: Threshold Running/Walking with Poles

Workout from Green Racing Project and Fischer athlete Kaitlynn Miller This workout is part of our Marathon prep series presented by Fischer. We’ll be posting new workouts here every two weeks, along with other training and technique tips. The workouts … Continue reading

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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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