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Susan Dunklee leading the chase pack early on (photo FasterSkier)

2014 Climb to the Castle Race Report

For the first time in several years, the GRP skiers didn’t have a large contingent racing Climb to the Castle. Climb to the Castle, or C2C as it’s affectionately known, is an annual uphill skate rollerski sufferfest that ascends 5 miles at an 8% average grade to the top of Whiteface Mountain, just outside of Lake Placid, NY. The Climb to the Castle usually falls as one of the last workouts of the US Ski Team training camp in Lake Placid, and members of the US Biathlon and Nordic Combined teams have been known to jump in as well. However, this year only two GRP members, Caitlin Patterson and Ida Sargent, attended the USST Lake Placid camp and they both had to leave early to prepare for a 2.5 week long glacier training camp in Ramsau, Austria. Luckily, GRP biathlete Susan Dunklee was still in town and was able ...
|  August 2014  |

Finals Racing in Amsterdam

Finals racing has been furious in Amsterdam, with world records being broken in many different event classes, some of which have stood for almost two decades. The lightweight quad was the first to ...

Finals Set at World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam

It was a day of close racing for the Craftsbury boats representing the United States at the World Championships today in Amsterdam, with both the lightweight double and heavyweight quad ...

Repechages and Quarterfinals at 2014 World Rowing

After yesterday's delay of racing due to conditions deemed unfair by the course officials, the men's heavyweight quad was back in action in the repechage, with two crews to advance to the A/B ...

Weather Delays Racing in Amsterdam

Tuesday's racing at the 2014 World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam brought a stiff headwind that would eventually force the afternoon's races to be postponed at the decision of the fairness ...

GRP Athletes and Craftsbury Junior Skiers Race to the Top

2700’ of vertical climbing over a mere 4.3 miles. No matter how you slice it, it makes for a tough day. That’s exactly what racers faced in the 4th Annual Race to the Top of Vermont, a ...

Men's lightweight quad makes World Championship Debut

The second day of racing on Monday at the 2014 World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam marked the debut of the US lightweight men's quad in international racing, with Kyle Lafferty representing the ...

Racing Kicks off at 2014 World Rowing Championships

Racing has begun in Amsterdam at the 2014 World Rowing Championships, with two boats representing the US and Craftsbury coming to the line in the heats. Craftsbury is representing the US with Josh ...

GRP Biathletes Compete at USBA Rollerski Trials

This past weekend marked the first races of US Biathlon rollerski trials in Jericho, VT. The two races, a sprint and a mass start competition, were the first of a four race series which will ...

Racing wraps at Canadian Henley

And there we have it, after six days of intense racing the Green Racing Project leaves the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta with gold medals in four events: the Senior Women's eight, four, quad and ...

Saturday Finals at Royal Canadian Henley

The racing keeps on heating up in St. Catherine's, starting with the "dash" races of 500m at 8 AM and going strong until the last final at 6:22 PM. Craftsbury had four women qualify for the ...

Finals keep on rolling at Canadian Henley

Friday's racing brought more finals and the heats for the weekend's racing at the Canadian Henley regatta. While the forecasted conditions have been nearly identical every day this week, the actual ...

First day of finals and first medals for GRP at Canadian

Thursday was a packed day of racing at St. Catherines, Ontario for the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta. The first day of finals lined up with heats and semifinals for other events, meaning that the ...

Day Two in St. Catherines for GRP/SBTC at Canadian Henley

After the storms of yesterday's racing, Wednesday opened up with plenty of sunshine and good racing all around in Canada for the Craftsbury contingent. The first event on the agenda for the team was ...

First Day of Racing at Royal Canadian Henley Regatta for

The first day of the 132nd Royal Canadian Henley Regatta is on the books here in St. Catherines, and the Green Racing Project and Small Boat Training Center athletes from Craftsbury aced it, sending ...

|  July 2014  |

Craftsbury SuperTour Twitter

Lots of summer left, but we've already begun planning for this winter's Craftsbury SuperTours - follow our SuperTour twitter feed as another way to stay up to date on the schedule and events.

U23 Double Wraps Up at World Championships

Racing finished today at the U23 World Championships in Varese, Italy. The men's double of Erik Frid and Walter Banfield, coached by Steve Dani finished second in the C final for 14th place out of ...

U23 Double to Race in Final on Saturday

Erik Frid and Walter Banfield were back in action today at the U23 World Championships in Varese, Italy as they raced in the repechage for a chance to compete in the A/B semifinal. The team again ...

U23 Double Makes International Debut in Italy

The SBTC and US U23 double of Erik Frid and Walter Banfield began their campaign at the 2014 Under-23 World Championships in Varese, Italy in the heats today. The duo drew Spain, Russia, Latvia and ...

Black River Beatdown 15k Results

Congrats to all survivors of this year's Beatdown! We had 5 bikers and 31 runners make their way bravely around the 15k course on this cool July morning, with our overall titles going to Zach Russo ...

Black River Beatdown: 15k of Fun

Have you ever said to yourself, “Hm, those Tuesday Night 5Ks are fun, but I really want a challenge?” Then this Saturday’s Black River Beatdown is the race for you. Some race ...

Bronze Medal for USA and GRP at World Cup III in Lucerne

The GRP made history this weekend, with the men’s heavyweight quad taking home bronze medals from the third World Cup in Lucerne, Switzerland. Ben Dann, John Graves, Steve Whelpley and Peter ...

GRP Quad Makes International Debut at Henley Royal Regatta

The newly-named US heavyweight men’s quad from Craftsbury made its international debut this weekend at the Henley Royal Regatta in England. With the third World Cup in Lucerne set to start ...

GRP Strikes Gold at Holland Beker in Amsterdam

Fresh off their qualification for the World Championships later this year, Josh Konieczny and Austin Meyer travelled with the rest of Team USA from the second World Cup in France to the Holland ...

|  June 2014  |

Fourth of July Picnic at Craftsbury

Craftsbury neighbors, members, guests and program participants are welcome to join us in a celebration Saturday, July 5 starting at 6:00pm with a BBQ, and continuing into the evening at 7:00pm ...

GRPRow at Nationals

The Craftsbury Green Racing Project came home this weekend from a busy and successful week of racing in Princeton, New Jersey. The group has five new members of the senior national team, a double on ...

4 Boats to Worlds! U23/Sr World Trials Results

Racing has wrapped up for the U23 and Senior World Championships Trials in Princeton New Jersey, and three Craftsbury boats have earned their spot for the World Championships this year, joining Josh ...

GRP/CBC LM2x: 4th at World Cup II

While the GRP preps to race on the home front this week, the second World Cup in Aiguebelette, France was decided this weekend. Green team member Josh Konieczny was racing in the men’s ...

GRP at World Cup, Trials and Nationals

As summer kicks into full swing, so do the GRP rowers who are racing around the world this weekend and next week. Parts of the squad have travelled away from the center to pursue the world ...

Lost Nation Brewing to Sponsor Summer/Fall Event Series

Craftsbury is excited to announce that Lost Nation Brewing of nearby Morrisville, VT has come on board as a sponsor of our 2014 Summer Event Series! Keep an eye out for LNB gift ...

|  May 2014  |

NSRII - 2 More GRP boats selected for World Cups

The GRP traveled back to New Jersey this past weekend to compete at the second of two National Selection Regattas to pick World Cup team for the US this summer. Craftsbury brought a full flight of ...

NSRII Preview

Update:  Check out Time Trial results, and enjoy some race coverage with your coffee this morning as semis get underway. After a brief return to the Northeast, the GRP rowers are back in action ...

GRPRow opens season at NSRI

Spring racing began this past weekend for the rowing contingent of the Craftsbury Green Racing Project at the first National Selection Regatta in New Jersey. This race marks the start of the 2014 ...

|  April 2014  |

US Biathlon announces National Team nominations, 3 GRP

US Biathlon recently announced their National Team nominations for the 2014-2015 season, and the Craftsbury Green Racing Project is proud to announce that 3 GRP biathletes were nominated: Susan ...

GRP Skiing 2014-15

The Green Racing Project is happy to announce the addition of a new skier for 2014-15:  local skier, and long-time Craftsbury Nordic athlete Kaitlynn Miller will be joining the team for the ...

Now Hiring: Biathlon Coach

Craftsbury seeks to hire a Biathlon Coach to start in the late Spring/early Summer of 2014. This would be a full-time position; the coach will also be expected to participate in other projects and ...

GRP Rowing: Clemson and SDCC

While the Outdoor Center is still blanketed with snow, the Green Racing Project rowers have been enjoying the sunshine and miles of (liquid) water in Clemson, SC. The team has been down in Clemson ...

GRP caps a successful season at SuperTour finals in

Winter may still be in full force in the Northeast Kingdom, but the GRP skiers have finished their season up with a jam-packed week of racing in Alaska for SuperTour Finals. Eight GRP skiers, four ...

|  March 2014  |

GRP Biathletes Compete at National Championships in

While the biathlon World Cup was finishing up overseas last weekend, the domestic biathlon scene was also having end of season races in nearby Jericho, VT. GRP athletes Clare Egan, Ethan ...