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Monthly Archives: May 2013
Running campers and Craftsbury summer regulars have long known coach Greg Wenneborg, a mainstay of the running program for the past 15 years. I felt the jolt of recognition when I came across Greg’s name while perusing a profile of … Continue reading
Several Craftsbury skiers were part of Vermont City Marathon Relay teams this past Sunday. Perhaps their background with the cold Vermont winter was able to pay dividends on the 40F and rainy day? The majority of Craftsbury members at the … Continue reading
We’re expanding our garden space at Wilbur’s, so it meant taking the green house for a little walk. 15 staff members, skiers and rowers helped move the greenhouse from behind the office to Wilbur’s front yard.
Lots of fun this Mother’s Day 2013 – see the news item here. Check out the gallery below!
The Craftsbury members in Iceland capped their stay with competition in the Fossavatnsgangan in Ísafjörður. This classic race has distances from 10k to 50k (though weather mandated a shortened 45k in 2013). As alluded to, conditions were pretty memorable, as … Continue reading
Another important milestone today: the Dining Hall opened for lunch. I can only assume the sigh of relief from staff and athletes was audible. During the break the kitchen has tooled up with some new gear: a wood smoker. Jon … Continue reading
The sculling staff and GRP rowers have very generously organized a staff sculling camp this weekend. We get to learn a new skill, or polish what abilities we have already – as well as better understanding what the sculling program … Continue reading
Tuesday strength for the GRP skiers: 50 ring dips 100 pull ups 150 push-ups 200 sit ups (just for core maintenance) 250 low squads with the Olympic bar Ethan’s challenge for the week: 1000 pull-ups 1000 push-ups 1000 sit-ups – … Continue reading
Chickens! In an attempt to build on our self-sufficiency here at the Center, Alex Howe and the GRP are taking on the project of raising more livestock. Here’s a brief tour of the chicken tractor and an introduction to the … Continue reading