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Two Middle School Summer Mini-Camps: Intro to Biathlon & Intro to Running!

21 Mar 2019 @16:33

2019 Craftsbury Intro to Biathlon Camp

The annual Craftsbury Intro to Biathlon Camp is being held June 7-9, 2019 at Hosmer Point Camp and the Craftsbury Outdoor Center in Craftsbury, VT. For kids aged 10-14, this is a fun overnight weekend camp for those who wish to learn the exciting sport of biathlon! Instruction will be led by the Craftsbury Outdoor Center's biathlon coach Sam Dougherty, with help from elite biathletes of the Craftsbury Green Racing Project. The weekend covers shooting safety, marksmanship, exercise, and fun! Campers will stay at the Hosmer Point Camp cabins, and have delicious meals provided by our amazing kitchen crew!

Camp is limited by our cabin space to 10 boys and 10 girls, so register here early!

Cost: $200 per camper; $175 for Craftsbury members.

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Two Middle School Summer Mini-Camps: Intro to Biathlon & Intro to Running!

21 Mar 2019 @16:33

2019 Craftsbury Intro to Biathlon CampThe annual Craftsbury Intro to Biathlon Camp is being held June 7-9, 2019 at Hosmer Point Camp and the Craftsbury Outdoor Center in Craftsbury, VT. For kids aged 10-14, this is ... go arrow

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TNR #12 and Series Results

20 Mar 2019 @11:42

Tuesday night's race concluded this season's winter TNR series with a blistering fast 10k freestyle mass start. Ollie Burruss took the win in 25:17, followed over a minute and a half later by Ethan Dreissigacker. Ben Taska followed up in third. Jenny McIlvane took the women's win in 32:46, followed by Heather Voisin in second and Trina Hosmer in third. Full results for TNR #12 here.

Following the conclusion of racing, a celebration was held in the Activity Center with food and awards for the series winners. Prizes were given out to the male and female participants with the highest total number of points, as well as to age group winners (overall winners were pulled out of their age group categories). In order to be eligible for prizes, participants had to have raced in at least six of ...

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TNR #12 and Series Results

20 Mar 2019 @11:42

Tuesday night's race concluded this season's winter TNR series with a blistering fast 10k freestyle mass start. Ollie Burruss took the win in 25:17, followed over a minute and a half later by Ethan Dreissigacker. ... go arrow

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GRP Biathletes Post Standout Results at World Champs

19 Mar 2019 @13:36

IBU World Championships wrapped up this past weekend in Oestersund, Sweden. Five GRP biathletes represented the US at this championship event which consisted of 7 races over 10 days.

Mixed Relay: Susan Dunklee and Clare Egan were joined by USBA teammates Sean Doherty and Leif Nordgren in the mixed relay race. Susan scrambled for the team cleaning both stages and using 5 spares. She tagged off to Clare who also cleaned both her stages using 3 spares. The team placed 19th with three penalty laps and a total of 13 spares.

Sprint: In the women’s sprint race, Clare had an outstanding performance placing 11th with just one prone miss. Susan placed 57th. In the men’s race, Jake Brown finished 58th cleaning the prone stage in his World Champs debut. All three athletes qualified for the ...

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GRP Biathletes Post Standout Results at World Champs

19 Mar 2019 @13:36

IBU World Championships wrapped up this past weekend in Oestersund, Sweden. Five GRP biathletes represented the US at this championship event which consisted of 7 races over 10 days.Mixed Relay: Susan Dunklee and ... go arrow

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GRP Skiers at Falun World Cup

19 Mar 2019 @12:58

Over the weekend, Green Racing Project skiers competed in the final European World Cup races of the season in Falun, Sweden. With the Drammen sprints just four days prior, the turnaround to Falun was a tight one. Kaitlynn Miller, as the SuperTour leader, competed in both the freestyle sprint and 10k freestyle, while Ida Sargent raced the sprint.

In Saturday's sprint, skiers faced one of the shorter World Cup sprint courses, but also one with very technical downhills. In spring conditions, some of the downhill corners accumulated deep slush and ruts that took out many skiers. In the qualifier, Sargent finished 37th, just over one second from the top 30. Miller fell prey to a slushy corner in her qualifier and ended up 61st.

The following day was a 10k freestyle individual start. Miller ...

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GRP Skiers at Falun World Cup

19 Mar 2019 @12:58

Over the weekend, Green Racing Project skiers competed in the final European World Cup races of the season in Falun, Sweden. With the Drammen sprints just four days prior, the turnaround to Falun was a tight one. ... go arrow

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Vermont Victory at EHSC

19 Mar 2019 @10:20

Last Friday through Sunday, several hundred of the best high school skiers from New England descended on the wilds of Northern Maine for Eastern High School Championships. This three-day racing extravaganza was held at the Fort Kent Outdoor Center and had four race: 5k skate, 7.5k mass start, Nordic Cross sprint, and a mixed relay. Seven CNSC juniors represented Team Vermont at this championship event, helping Vermont bring home the overall team trophy.

After exiting the bus from the long drive to Fort Kent, racers readied themselves for 5k individual start races. If you recall, Friday was a very warm, spring-like day, adding extra challenge to the event with soft snow, but this did not deter the Craftsbury crew from turning in podium worthy race results!

Girls:

4. May Lamb

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Vermont Victory at EHSC

19 Mar 2019 @10:20

Last Friday through Sunday, several hundred of the best high school skiers from New England descended on the wilds of Northern Maine for Eastern High School Championships. This three-day racing extravaganza was held ... go arrow

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Speedy Juniors at Anchorage Junior Nationals

19 Mar 2019 @9:15

Last week, a crew of six Craftsbury juniors travelled to Anchorage, Alaska to compete at the week-long Cross Country Junior Nationals event, representing Team New England. This series brings together more than 400 of the best skiers aged 15-19 in the country for four fiercely competitive races. Coaches Anna Schulz and Ollie Burruss were part of the Team New England waxing staff. Two recent CNSC alums competed as well; Jordi Kulis, now attending St. Lawrence University and representing the Mid-Atlantic region Callie Young, now attending Dartmouth College and racing for New England.

The series kicked off with individual start freestyle races. In the U18/U20 boys’ race, Griffin Wright led the way for CNSC in 10th (5th U18), followed by Finn Sweet in 24th (14th U18), then Caleb Streinz ...

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Speedy Juniors at Anchorage Junior Nationals

19 Mar 2019 @9:15

Last week, a crew of six Craftsbury juniors travelled to Anchorage, Alaska to compete at the week-long Cross Country Junior Nationals event, representing Team New England. This series brings together more than 400 ... go arrow

TNR #12

18 Mar 2019 @15:09

The final Tuesday Night Race of the season will take place tomorrow, March 19th. We're going longer distance for the finale - the race will be a freestyle mass start, and approximately 10k (expect Sam's/Ruthie's). Registration/bib pick-up runs from 3:15-3:45, with the race going off at 4:00. Following the race (and once results are finalized and overall series standings updated), we're having a celebration in the Touring Center with chili, dessert, and awards! Everyone is welcome.

Prizes will be awarded to the overall male and female series leaders, as well as age group categories after that. In order to be eligible to receive a prize, racers must have participated in a minimum of 6 races. We will use each racer's top 8 results to determine their overall points standings. Series ...

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TNR #12

18 Mar 2019 @15:09

The final Tuesday Night Race of the season will take place tomorrow, March 19th. We're going longer distance for the finale - the race will be a freestyle mass start, and approximately 10k (expect Sam's/Ruthie's). ... go arrow

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Locals Day - 17 March

16 Mar 2019 @18:47

Hardwick and Wolcott residents: join us for Locals Day, Sunday, March 17.

What: Free Equipment Rentals, Free Ski Lessons, Free Yoga and Feldenkrais intros, and more, for residents of Hardwick and Wolcott. Learn about year-round opportunities for locals.

8:30-5:00pm
Nordic Center open. Free trail use, free rental gear, and sign up for free group lessons for residents of Hardwick and Wolcott.
10-11
Group ski lessons for beginners and intermediates. Classic technique.
10-2:00pm
Ongoing orientations to the Fitness Center and Community Gym Programming.
Noon- 1:00pm
Group ski lessons for beginners and intermediates. Skate technique.

All activities are free and meet in the Activity Center - look for the signs to direct you!

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Locals Day - 17 March

16 Mar 2019 @18:47

Hardwick and Wolcott residents: join us for Locals Day, Sunday, March 17.What: Free Equipment Rentals, Free Ski Lessons, Free Yoga and Feldenkrais intros, and more, for residents of Hardwick and Wolcott. Learn about ... go arrow

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Save the date: April 20, 2019 Mud n' Ice Quadrathlon

16 Mar 2019 @16:20

The fabled race is back Saturday, April 20! It's Craftsbury groomer Keith Woodward's favorite race (he also doubles as course designer and chief organizer). The exact course is TBD as the day draws nigh, but the plan is that you'll start your day on our ski trails with ~9k freestyle, followed by ~5 miles of running, a ~5 mile paddle, capped with a 12mi bike on lovely Kingdom dirt roads in mud season.

Map of 2018 routes (see pages of pdf for individual legs)
Note:  Wylie Hill (run leg) remains mostly frozen for the half mile descent (where the road is unmaintained during winter). Exercise caution when running, and DO NOT try to drive up or down it. Access transition area #2 from Rt 14.

Entry will be online via SkiReg. Watch for registration opening soon. 

Race weekend, only the cabins ...

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Save the date: April 20, 2019 Mud n' Ice Quadrathlon

16 Mar 2019 @16:20

The fabled race is back Saturday, April 20! It's Craftsbury groomer Keith Woodward's favorite race (he also doubles as course designer and chief organizer). The exact course is TBD as the day draws nigh, but the ... go arrow

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Nordic Notes: March 16-17 Weekend

15 Mar 2019 @19:23

What's the scoop on Craftsbury this weekend?

No racing this weekend
Get your tour on!

Shuttles
Shuttles to Greensboro Trails both Saturday and Sunday. Find the full scoop on shuttles here.

See you this weekend!

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Nordic Notes: March 16-17 Weekend

15 Mar 2019 @19:23

What's the scoop on Craftsbury this weekend?No racing this weekendGet your tour on!ShuttlesShuttles to Greensboro Trails both Saturday and Sunday. Find the full scoop on shuttles here.See you this weekend! go arrow

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Save this Spring: 30% off lodging in March

15 Mar 2019 @19:13

March 10-30, take 30% off all lodging at Craftsbury. We have a lot of snow, fantastic conditions, more snow in the forecast - let's celebrate! As always your lodging will include:

- all you can eat from our Vermont Fresh Network certified dining hall
- your skiing day membership included
- access to our facilities and classes: sauna, gym, CrossFit, yoga - and more

Head over to our rates page for pricing, and call 802-586-7767 when you're ready to make a reservation. Celebrate spring this month at Craftsbury!

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Save this Spring: 30% off lodging in March

15 Mar 2019 @19:13

March 10-30, take 30% off all lodging at Craftsbury. We have a lot of snow, fantastic conditions, more snow in the forecast - let's celebrate! As always your lodging will include:- all you can eat from our Vermont ... go arrow

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March 16-17 Greensboro Shuttles

15 Mar 2019 @13:48

We're running shuttles both days to the Greensboro Trails this weekend. $5/head to cover the cost of bus use, pay at the Activity Center prior to boarding (Bus departs 9:30am). Find full shuttle info here.

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March 16-17 Greensboro Shuttles

15 Mar 2019 @13:48

We're running shuttles both days to the Greensboro Trails this weekend. $5/head to cover the cost of bus use, pay at the Activity Center prior to boarding (Bus departs 9:30am). Find full shuttle info here. go arrow

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Seeking Junior/BKL Coaching Intern for Summer 2019

15 Mar 2019 @10:39

The Craftsbury Outdoor Center is seeking a coaching intern to work with its Junior & BKL Nordic skiing programs for the summer of 2019. This intern will join the Center’s current coaching staff to help manage an influx of summer athletes. 

This internship will run from approximately June 1 - August 31, with some flexibility on start and end dates. For more information about job responsibilities, compensation, and how to apply, head over to the full job posting.

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Seeking Junior/BKL Coaching Intern for Summer 2019

15 Mar 2019 @10:39

The Craftsbury Outdoor Center is seeking a coaching intern to work with its Junior & BKL Nordic skiing programs for the summer of 2019. This intern will join the Center’s current coaching staff to help manage an ... go arrow

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Sustainability & Soup Film Series

14 Mar 2019 @16:31

We are excited to announce a new film series in partnership with WonderArts: Sustainability & Soup. This series highlights climate change with a focus on food, energy and waste. Shifting away from the traditional doom and gloom narrative, these films highlight actionable steps through personal journeys towards a more sustainable future.There will be three events over the next several months, all shown at 6:30pm in the Activity Center with an option to purchase soup. Come early to enjoy a bowl of soup, and stick around after the film for a casual conversation led by the evening's event partner.

January 22:  Just Eat It
Filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant dive into the issue of waste from farm, through retail, all the way to the back of their own fridge, pledging to survive only on ...

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Sustainability & Soup Film Series

14 Mar 2019 @16:31

We are excited to announce a new film series in partnership with WonderArts: Sustainability & Soup. This series highlights climate change with a focus on food, energy and waste. Shifting away from the traditional ... go arrow

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Thru March 31: accepting applications for 2019-20 GRP Ski & Biathlon, U23

14 Mar 2019 @14:41

The Craftsbury Green Racing Project (GRP) is now accepting applications for the 2019-20 training year. GRP is looking for fast skiers who wish to pursue high level domestic and international racing after college in either skiing or biathlon.

Applications are due end of day March 31 and decisions will be announced late-April. Space is very limited for the coming season; if interested apply ASAP.

In addition to our traditional year-round team, we'll again be offering a summer training group as well for U23 and college athletes (find more about that program).

The GRP is hosted by the Craftsbury Outdoor Center, a non-profit organization with the following mission:

1) to support and promote participation and excellence in lifelong sports with a special focus on rowing, running, Nordic ...

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Thru March 31: accepting applications for 2019-20 GRP Ski & Biathlon, U23

14 Mar 2019 @14:41

The Craftsbury Green Racing Project (GRP) is now accepting applications for the 2019-20 training year. GRP is looking for fast skiers who wish to pursue high level domestic and international racing after college in ... go arrow

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GRP Athletes Compete at Holmenkollen and Drammen World Cups

12 Mar 2019 @17:21

The World Cup season is winding down, which usually means it's time for the annual stop in Oslo, Norway, for two of the biggest events of the year. On March 9 and 10, Oslo hosted the iconic Holmenkollen 30/50k ski races. Then, two days later racing moved to Drammen, Norway for city sprints. The races boast some of the largest and rowdiest crowds of the season, with campfires lining the courses and spectators camped out for day before. Four GRP athletes competed in either the Holmenkollen or Drammen, or both.

On Saturday, women raced 30k classic on the tough Oslo courses, and GRP athlete Kaitlynn Miller finished 42nd. The next day, the men raced 50k on the same courses. Adam Martin finished 31st, just outside the points, and a new personal best World Cup result for him. Ben Lustgarten ...

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GRP Athletes Compete at Holmenkollen and Drammen World Cups

12 Mar 2019 @17:21

The World Cup season is winding down, which usually means it's time for the annual stop in Oslo, Norway, for two of the biggest events of the year. On March 9 and 10, Oslo hosted the iconic Holmenkollen 30/50k ski ... go arrow

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TNR #11 Results

12 Mar 2019 @17:11

TNR #11 was "groomer's choice" - a mystery course decided upon by Keith Woodward, which 34 racers took on in a freestyle interval start. Some racers chose skate skis, while some chose classic, and some even chose very short skis to tackle the wooded sections. The course first headed to Murphy's Field for a tour around the rolling bumps course Keith groomed into it. It then veered off for a quick singletrack bit and some Duck Pond to reach The Wiggle, after which it traveled down some of Lemon's Haunt and then onto Woodward's Wheelie. Racers took the Wheelie all the way down to the North End, before finishing on ski trail, taking the Race Loop Bypass into to lower field and the finish.

It was quite an excursion, and was won by Ethan Dreissigacker on the men's side and Audrey Mangan on ...

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TNR #11 Results

12 Mar 2019 @17:11

TNR #11 was "groomer's choice" - a mystery course decided upon by Keith Woodward, which 34 racers took on in a freestyle interval start. Some racers chose skate skis, while some chose classic, and some even chose ... go arrow

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Juniors at U16's, Craftsbury Spring Fling and NE Club Relay Champs

12 Mar 2019 @13:49

This past weekend was a busy one, with big crews of Craftsbury juniors in Maine and at home. Ten U16’s from Craftsbury represented Team Vermont at the U16 Championships in Bethel, Maine, while a handful of mostly younger racers did the Spring Fling and New England Club Relay Championships on home turf.

The U16 Championships is a big and busy weekend of racing, with Vermont, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine each sending 24 of their best U16 athletes to compete for individual and team titles. The series kicked off on Friday with 5k skate races for both girls and boys. In the boys’ race, Cormac Leahy led the way for Craftsbuy in 11th, followed immediately by Tzevi Schwartz in 12th, then Orion Cenkl in 14th. Aiden Casey was 27thand Linden Stelma-Leonard was 54th. In the girls’ ...

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Juniors at U16's, Craftsbury Spring Fling and NE Club Relay Champs

12 Mar 2019 @13:49

This past weekend was a busy one, with big crews of Craftsbury juniors in Maine and at home. Ten U16’s from Craftsbury represented Team Vermont at the U16 Championships in Bethel, Maine, while a handful of mostly ... go arrow

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UPDATED: March 9-10: Spring Fling and Club Relay Championships

9 Mar 2019 @9:45

Saturday, March 9: This year the Craftsbury Spring Fling, our long-running spring freestyle mass start, will return to its tried and true 15k lap. The traditional course out Ruthie's inbound and backwards on Sam's and climbing back via Bailey Hazen ought to be in prime shape on race day. All categories, save for BKL, will start together at 10:00am. BKL will start slightly after noon.

Distances: 1 or 2 laps for both Spring Fling and BKL. Competing for NENSA Zak Cup points? Be sure to sign up for the 2 lap (30k) option, unless you're M7 or older (15k).
Day of race bib pickup and entries: Registration and bib pickup will be in the Touring Center, starting at 8:30am. Day race Fling entries are $30, BKL remains $5 for DOR. Distance changes will also be available at bib pickup.
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UPDATED: March 9-10: Spring Fling and Club Relay Championships

9 Mar 2019 @9:45

Saturday, March 9: This year the Craftsbury Spring Fling, our long-running spring freestyle mass start, will return to its tried and true 15k lap. The traditional course out Ruthie's inbound and backwards on Sam's ... go arrow

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Bill Koch Festival

5 Mar 2019 @13:40

Last weekend was the pinnacle of most youth skiers' winter: The New England Bill Koch Festival! This year’s Festival was at the Rikert Nordic Center in Ripton, VT. The Festival’s theme was animals, so the Opening Ceremony parade saw animals of all stripes, patterns, and sizes The weekend was comprised of a mini-marathon, relay, and skate individual race, as well as lots of fun! 

The first race on the docket was the classic relay, where athletes are in groups of twos or threes, generally with other kids from the same club or district. Craftsbury is part of the Northeast Vermont district. In the 1st and 2nd grade relay, Charlie Sterner teamed up with Stowe skier Genevieve Graces for 5th, while James Kehler and Jonah Wohlberg were 15th. In the 3rd and 4th grade girls’ race, Stella ...

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Bill Koch Festival

5 Mar 2019 @13:40

Last weekend was the pinnacle of most youth skiers' winter: The New England Bill Koch Festival! This year’s Festival was at the Rikert Nordic Center in Ripton, VT. The Festival’s theme was animals, so the ... go arrow

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GRP Skiers Wrap Up World Championships, Race China City Sprint Tour

5 Mar 2019 @10:31

Athletes from the Green Racing Project were spread wide across the globe this past week, as they raced in both Austria and China. Three GRP skiers, Caitlin Patterson, Adam Martin, and Ben Lustgarten finished up World Championships in Seefeld, Austria. Meanwhile, Ida Sargent, Corey Stock, and Liz Guiney took on the three stage China City Sprint Tour in Beijing, China.

World Championships

The races at World Champs in Austria continued on February 27 with a 15k classic individual start. Ben Lustgarten represented the GRP in that race, taking 45th in a time of 42:12. The Championships wrapped up with 30 and 50k freestyle events. In the 30k on March 3, Caitlin Patterson skied to a 34th place finish. The following day, Adam Martin finished 45th in the 50k. World Cup racing continues this ...

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GRP Skiers Wrap Up World Championships, Race China City Sprint Tour

5 Mar 2019 @10:31

Athletes from the Green Racing Project were spread wide across the globe this past week, as they raced in both Austria and China. Three GRP skiers, Caitlin Patterson, Adam Martin, and Ben Lustgarten finished up ... go arrow

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GRP Biathletes Compete in Otepaeae IBU Cup

4 Mar 2019 @6:59

This past weekend GRP athletes Kelsey Dickinson, Hallie Grossman, Raleigh Goessling, and Johanna Talihaerm (summer training partner) raced the IBU Cup in Johanna’s home country of Estonia. The races took place in Otepaeae and the first event was a Super Sprint. In the qualifying round Johanna placed 7th with one prone miss. Kelsey also had a strong qualifier placing 9th with no misses. Hallie finished 58th. For the men, Raleigh placed 81st in the qualifying round. In the final, Johanna moved up to 4th while Kelsey was lapped placing 29th.

In the next day’s sprint, Kelsey had a solid race finishing 38th with one standing miss. She was followed by Johanna in 50th and Hallie in 55th. On the men’s side, Raleigh placed 69th.

Next up is World Champs which start March 7th. GRP biathletes ...

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GRP Biathletes Compete in Otepaeae IBU Cup

4 Mar 2019 @6:59

This past weekend GRP athletes Kelsey Dickinson, Hallie Grossman, Raleigh Goessling, and Johanna Talihaerm (summer training partner) raced the IBU Cup in Johanna’s home country of Estonia. The races took place in ... go arrow

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GRP Biathletes Race at Open Euro Champs

25 Feb 2019 @14:04

This past weekend some of the GRP biathletes competed at Open European Championships in Minsk-Raubichi, Belarus. The championship event kicked off with an individual race. Emily Dreissigacker had the top US result placing 43rd. She was followed by Kelsey Dickinson in 63rd and Hallie Grossman in 68th. On the men’s side, Raleigh Goessling finished 85th. 

Next up was relay day. In the single mixed relay, Hallie was joined by USBA teammate Travis Cooper. Both team members raced one leg before being lapped. The team placed 22nd. In the mixed relay, Alex Howe and Emily were joined by USBA teammates Deedra Irwin and Max Durtschi. Emily was the second leg and she cleaned both shooting stages using only 2 spares. The team was lapped placing 15th with a total of 2 penalties and 14 spares.

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GRP Biathletes Race at Open Euro Champs

25 Feb 2019 @14:04

This past weekend some of the GRP biathletes competed at Open European Championships in Minsk-Raubichi, Belarus. The championship event kicked off with an individual race. Emily Dreissigacker had the top US result ... go arrow

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GRP's Akeo Maifeld-Carucci Wins American Birkebeiner; Martin and Patterson at World Championships

25 Feb 2019 @11:04

It was a big weekend for the Green Racing Project skiers, as Akeo Maifeld-Carucci won his first American Birkebeiner (know colloquially as the Birkie). It also marked the first time that a Green Racing Project athlete has won the Birkie, a 52k freestyle marathon through the woods of Northern Wisconsin. The race has the largest field in North America, and certainly the most prestigious marathon on the continent every year. Meanwhile, on the other side of the world Caitlin Patterson and Adam Martin made their World Championship debuts in Seefeld, Austria.

American Birkie

This year, skiers faced slow conditions and new snow on the 52k trek from Cable to Hayward, Wisconsin. Maifeld-Carucci was skiing in the main pack of approximately 10 skiers until the "halfway" point at OO, with 28k ...

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GRP's Akeo Maifeld-Carucci Wins American Birkebeiner; Martin and Patterson at World Championships

25 Feb 2019 @11:04

It was a big weekend for the Green Racing Project skiers, as Akeo Maifeld-Carucci won his first American Birkebeiner (know colloquially as the Birkie). It also marked the first time that a Green Racing Project ... go arrow

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CNSC Podiums at Final Eastern Cup

25 Feb 2019 @9:21

Last weekend wrapped up the 2018-2019 Eastern Cup Series with the Dublin Double at the Dublin School in Dublin, NH on Saturday and a classic race at the Holderness School in Plymouth, NH on Sunday. These races mark the culmination of the four weekend Eastern Cup series as well as the naming of the New England Junior National team, which will head to Alaska in early March.

Dublin was a new venue for the Eastern Cup and they did a great job hosting a jam-packed day of racing despite some limited snow to work with. Athletes got two chances to toe the line, with a 1.5k skate race in the morning followed by 3k of skating in the afternoon. 

Men’s 1.5k skate:

12. Finn Sweet (6th U18)

13. Griffin Wright (7th U18)

19. Jack Young (11th U18)

20. Caleb Streinz (6th U20)

42. Greyson Davis (23rd ...

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CNSC Podiums at Final Eastern Cup

25 Feb 2019 @9:21

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Results for Woodward's Winter Tri

23 Feb 2019 @15:21

What a spectacular February day! We couldn't have asked for better weather to spend an afternoon snowshoe running, fat tire biking, and cross country skiing all over our ski and singletrack trail networks. Congrats to all of our winter triathlon participants for conquering a challenging 17k of trail and to our snowshoe racers for running fast in soft snow. And here's to the man himself, Keith Woodward, for not only designing, packing, and marking all of the courses but for also competing in the event! 

Full results of the winter triathlon and snowshoe race are posted here. Keith Woodward took the win in the men's triathlon in a time of 1:27:58 while Maureen McAuliffe took the win in the women's triathlon in a time of 1:34:47. Married duo Darrel and Cheryl Lasell won their respective ...

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Results for Woodward's Winter Tri

23 Feb 2019 @15:21

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Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction Course

21 Feb 2019 @14:40

Craftsbury Outdoor Center is happy to announce that we are hosting a Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) class Tuesdays this spring, led by Craftsbury member Ben Tipton.

Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is an educational program developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D., in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Its eight-week curriculum is designed to help participants cultivate mindfulness through direct practice in meditation, mindful movement, instruction, and conversation. Since its initial development, MBSR has been studied for a range of medical and psychological conditions, and is now offered in medical, occupational, military and educational settings around the world.

This eight-week course is taught in 2.5-hour, weekly group classes and one six-hour weekend retreat. ...

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Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction Course

21 Feb 2019 @14:40

Craftsbury Outdoor Center is happy to announce that we are hosting a Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) class Tuesdays this spring, led by Craftsbury member Ben Tipton. Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction ... go arrow

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GRP Intern Wanted for Summer '19

21 Feb 2019 @14:39

The Craftsbury Green Racing Project (GRP) is looking for a summer intern to aid and facilitate the coaching staff of the GRP and the GRP U23 sculling programs.

The Craftsbury Outdoor Center offers the endurance sports of rowing, running, Nordic skiing, and biathlon, with a specialty in sustainability. We are looking for a motivated, organized, and enthusiastic intern to work side-by-side with our GRP coaches this summer, 2019. Ideal for an experienced sculler, this position will help you expand your rowing knowledge and coaching skills as you serve a vibrant, competitive, and unique sculling community. To be clear, this is a coaching internship and not a training internship.

The team will attend the U23 and Senior Trials in West Windsor, NJ, in July as well as the ERA regatta in ...

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GRP Intern Wanted for Summer '19

21 Feb 2019 @14:39

The Craftsbury Green Racing Project (GRP) is looking for a summer intern to aid and facilitate the coaching staff of the GRP and the GRP U23 sculling programs.The Craftsbury Outdoor Center offers the endurance ... go arrow

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GRP Skiers Race Cogne World Cup and Minneapolis SuperTour

19 Feb 2019 @19:30

Green Racing Project skiers had good results both abroad and in the States this weekend. Three GRP skiers raced in the World Cup in Cogne, Italy, the final World Cup weekend before World Championships. Five more athletes were in Minneapolis, MN for SuperTour races at Theodore Wirth Park.

Cogne World Cup

The weekend kicked off Saturday with a freestyle sprint. Ida Sargent showed her consistency in sprint qualification on the World Cup, once more making the rounds in 28th place. She raced in the first quarterfinal heat and placed 5th, moving up to 24th place on the day. The following day brought 10/15k individual start classic races. Caitlin Patterson had the top GRP result, taking 36th in the women's 10k. Sargent placed 49th. In the men's 15k, Adam Martin took 49th.

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GRP Skiers Race Cogne World Cup and Minneapolis SuperTour

19 Feb 2019 @19:30

Green Racing Project skiers had good results both abroad and in the States this weekend. Three GRP skiers raced in the World Cup in Cogne, Italy, the final World Cup weekend before World Championships. Five more ... go arrow

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Juniors at Rikert EC and Ski-O Race

19 Feb 2019 @13:11

CNSC juniors strapped on their skis for the third weekend of Eastern Cup racing on Saturday and Sunday, this time at the Rikert Nordic Center in Ripton, VT. Saturday’s skate races were combined with the Middlebury Carnival while Sunday’s classic races were a standalone Eastern Cup.

Saturday’s combined Carnival and Forest Mountain Eastern Cup meant a large, deep field and stiff competition for our junior racers. The women all raced 5k, so even the U16’s got to test their mettle against the college racers! Abbee Streinz was the first CNSC finisher of the day, in 24th (2nd U18). Quincy Massey-Bierman was next in 71st (5th U16), then Camille Bolduc in 74th (6th U16), followed by Adrienne Remick in 85th (14th U16). May Lamb was 118th (16th U16), followed by Maggie McGee in 110th ...

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Juniors at Rikert EC and Ski-O Race

19 Feb 2019 @13:11

CNSC juniors strapped on their skis for the third weekend of Eastern Cup racing on Saturday and Sunday, this time at the Rikert Nordic Center in Ripton, VT. Saturday’s skate races were combined with the Middlebury ... go arrow

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GRP Biathletes Compete at Soldier Hollow World Cup

19 Feb 2019 @9:11

This past weekend five GRP biathletes competed on home snow at the World Cup in Soldier Hollow, Utah. The American World Cup weekend kicked off with a sprint in which Clare Egan placed 21st with one standing miss. Susan Dunklee finished 45th with three misses, and both women qualified for the pursuit. On the men’s side, Alex Howe finished 81st and Jake Brown placed 85th. 

In the pursuit, Susan cleaned her first three stages and had one miss in her final stage to move up to 26th. Clare was close behind in 27th with three misses.

Next up was relay day. In the single mixed relay, Susan was joined by USBA teammate Sean Doherty. Susan cleaned two of her four shooting stages using no spares. The team placed 14th with a total of 2 penalties and 13 spares. In the mixed relay, Alex, Clare, ...

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GRP Biathletes Compete at Soldier Hollow World Cup

19 Feb 2019 @9:11

This past weekend five GRP biathletes competed on home snow at the World Cup in Soldier Hollow, Utah. The American World Cup weekend kicked off with a sprint in which Clare Egan placed 21st with one standing miss. ... go arrow

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Green Racing Project Rowers at C.R.A.S.H-B. Sprints

18 Feb 2019 @15:13

When as much of your year is spent with ice covering your body of water as our Green Racing Project athletes, you obviously spend plenty of time on the ergometer over the course of the year. The men on our GRP Rowing side of the team headed down to Boston this past weekend to join in on the pinnacle of erging, the C.R.A.S.H.-B. Sprints 2,000m race with almost a thousand other participants of all ages and categories. 

This was the first year in a new venue, the Boston University Indoor Track and Field arena with a full crowd of spectators reaching deafening volumes towards the end of each round of 2ks. C.R.A.S.H.-B. format, for anyone unfamiliar, is a one-and-done 2k for each age group and division. Each category sits down together and when the buzzer goes off, it’s a mad dash to the ...

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Green Racing Project Rowers at C.R.A.S.H-B. Sprints

18 Feb 2019 @15:13

When as much of your year is spent with ice covering your body of water as our Green Racing Project athletes, you obviously spend plenty of time on the ergometer over the course of the year. The men on our GRP ... go arrow

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Ski-O Race - Results

17 Feb 2019 @1:39

Thanks to Adrian for staging & timing the race, and to all the competitors who came out and joined the fun.

Beginner

1.8k 50m

 

Name

Time

1

Turit Shepekev

31:19

2

Max Alvarez

34:08

Middle

6.1k 200m

 

Name

Time

1

Hannah Dreissigacker

34:47

2

Matt Krebs

56:34

3

Ann Burnham

64:00

Ruth and Amelia

80:33

5

Christopher Williams

88:48

6

Melissa Williams

110:49

 

Mary Jo Childs

DNF

Long

12.3k 350m

 

Name

Time

1

Nils Koons

63:31*

2

Ari Ofsevit

68:11

3

Jim Burnham

69:34

4

Dancho Hristov

72:31

5

Allison Van Akkeren

88:38

6

Jim Arsenault

96:02

7

Ken Walker

98:33

8

Charlie and Leo

118:07*

9

Janet Findlay

126:13

 

David Hunter

Time unknown

Adjustments from ...

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17 Feb 2019 @1:39

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CNSC Juniors Secure Spots for EHS and U16 Championships

11 Feb 2019 @14:42

Last Saturday, hundreds of Vermont high schoolers braved cold and wind for the Eastern High School/U16 Championship Qualifier. The competition was originally slated for Rikert Nordic Center in Ripton, but a late afternoon technical difficulty forced a last-minute change to Sleepy Hollow in Huntington. This is a high stakes day of racing, with berths on the Vermont U16 Championship and Eastern High School Championship teams on the line. To test a skier’s versatility and endurance, there is a classic 3k in the morning and a skate 3k in the afternoon. U16s will be at the Bethel Village Trails in Bethel, Maine March 8-10, while Eastern High Schools will be in Fort Kent, Maine from March 15-17. 20 U16s are named to the U16 Championships and 24 high schoolers are named to the EHS teams. ...

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CNSC Juniors Secure Spots for EHS and U16 Championships

11 Feb 2019 @14:42

Last Saturday, hundreds of Vermont high schoolers braved cold and wind for the Eastern High School/U16 Championship Qualifier. The competition was originally slated for Rikert Nordic Center in Ripton, but a late ... go arrow

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Forestry Ski Tours

11 Feb 2019 @13:24

Mark your calendars for two exciting events coming up. This winter the Dept. of Forests, Parks and Recreation, Vermont Land Trust, Memphremagog Watershed Association, and the
NorthWoods Stewardship Center are joining forces to offer two educational ski tours in Orleans County.

The first tour will be at Bluffside Farm in Newport on February 23rd from 10:00am-noon. We’ll be skiing on groomed trails and discussing forest ecology as we travel around the farm – this is a beginner level ski of less than 2km.

The second tour will be on March 9th from 10:00-1:00pm at the NorthWoods Stewardship Center. This will be an intermediate/advanced level ski of 6-10 km to discuss forest management while traversing both groomed and in-groomed terrain. Both tours are free and open to the public. For ...

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Forestry Ski Tours

11 Feb 2019 @13:24

Mark your calendars for two exciting events coming up. This winter the Dept. of Forests, Parks and Recreation, Vermont Land Trust, Memphremagog Watershed Association, and theNorthWoods Stewardship Center are joining ... go arrow

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Sargent Races Double Sprint Weekend in Lahti, Finland

11 Feb 2019 @9:14

After a short break from World Cup racing, Ida Sargent was back in action for a double sprint weekend in Lahti, Finland. Lahti recently played host to World Junior and U23 World Championships, and the course is known for the long downhill stretch into the stadium, which tends to bring the field together for close sprint finishes.

On Saturday, racers took on an individual freestyle sprint. Sargent qualified in 26th, one of three American skiers to make the heats. She was in the first quarterfinal heat along with teammate Sophie Caldwell. After a mass sprint to the line, the entire heat finished within 0.6 seconds. Sargent took 6th, and 30th overall on the day. Sargent's USA teammate Caldwell was able to advance to the A Final, where she finished 2nd.

The following day, Sargent teamed up ...

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Sargent Races Double Sprint Weekend in Lahti, Finland

11 Feb 2019 @9:14

After a short break from World Cup racing, Ida Sargent was back in action for a double sprint weekend in Lahti, Finland. Lahti recently played host to World Junior and U23 World Championships, and the course is ... go arrow

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GRP Biathletes Race Through Frigid Temps in Canmore World Cup

11 Feb 2019 @9:06

This past weekend Clare Egan, Emily Dreissigacker, and Susan Dunklee made the trek back across the pond to compete in the Canmore World Cup. Jake Brown was also slated to race but sat out due to illness. They were greeted with freezing temperatures that stayed barely race legal for the first two events, but dipped below prior to the final sprint which had to be cancelled. 

In the short individual race, Clare had the top GRP performance of the day placing 43rd with 4 misses. She was closely followed by Estonian National Team member and GRP summer training partner, Johanna Talihaerm, in 44th with three misses. Emily placed 66th with only two misses in her final standing stage. 

In the following day’s relay, Susan, Clare, and Emily were joined by USBA teammate Joanne Reid. The team ...

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GRP Biathletes Race Through Frigid Temps in Canmore World Cup

11 Feb 2019 @9:06

This past weekend Clare Egan, Emily Dreissigacker, and Susan Dunklee made the trek back across the pond to compete in the Canmore World Cup. Jake Brown was also slated to race but sat out due to illness. They were ... go arrow

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Craftsbury Biathlete Competes at Youth/Junior World Champs

11 Feb 2019 @9:04

Craftsbury Biathlete, Bjorn Westervelt, competed in his first European races at Youth/Junior World Championships in Osrblie, Slovakia. He contested four events starting with an individual race in which he was the second American placing 76th. Next up was a 3x7.5k relay for which he was joined by US teammates Maxime Germain and Vincent Bonacci. Bjorn was the middle leg and cleaned both stages using a total of four spares. The team placed 15th with two penalties and 14 spares.

In the sprint race, Bjorn finished 54th with 4 misses (two prone and two standing) earning himself a spot in the pursuit. In the pursuit, he moved up to 47th, a personal-best finish, with only 5 misses cleaning his middle two stages.

For full results visit biathlonresults.com and click on the “Jun.Cup/YJCHs” tab ...

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Craftsbury Biathlete Competes at Youth/Junior World Champs

11 Feb 2019 @9:04

Craftsbury Biathlete, Bjorn Westervelt, competed in his first European races at Youth/Junior World Championships in Osrblie, Slovakia. He contested four events starting with an individual race in which he was the ... go arrow

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CNSC Juniors Take Top Honors at the Marathon

5 Feb 2019 @14:25

Last weekend was the 38th annual Craftsbury Marathon. This year, the Marathon was a full weekend of racing, which included the traditional classic marathon Saturday as well as an exciting new twist of a freestyle marathon on Sunday! There were approximately 500 unique racers competing across the two days. This is an annual tradition for numerous COC members and a “home” race for many, and in this article we’ll highlight the CNSC juniors and their coaches who competed. We had a large contingent of mini greenies racing each of the distances, from 16k up to 50k. 

Saturday brought chilly temps and amazing classic skiing, perfect for one, two, or three loops of the 16k course. The BKL’ers raced one loop for 16k and did so in a speedy fashion! Cormac Leahy led the way, followed by ...

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CNSC Juniors Take Top Honors at the Marathon

5 Feb 2019 @14:25

Last weekend was the 38th annual Craftsbury Marathon. This year, the Marathon was a full weekend of racing, which included the traditional classic marathon Saturday as well as an exciting new twist of a freestyle ... go arrow

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4 Feb 2019 @16:55

We welcomed several hundred hearty souls to Day 2 of the Craftsbury Marathon presented by Fischer. Our first skate marathon in years! Racers tackled the course in the opposite direction from yesterday, with some fresh snow that fell overnight.

Your podiums:

Men's 33k

1

Adam Martin, GRP

1:30:30.3

2

Ollie Burruss, Craftsbury

1:35:00.3

3

Jake Hollenbach, NWVE

1:43:12.5

Men's 16k

1

Peter Jordan, Cornell Nordic

0:56:58.9

2

Félix Gervais

0:58:20.0

3

Josh Sayre, Cornell Nordic

1:00:20.0

Women's 33k

1

Kaitlynn Miller, GRP

1:48:15.5

2

Elizabeth Guiney, GRP

1:48:16.0

3

Heather Mooney, Bridger Ski Foundation

1:51:07.8

Women's 16k

1

Camille Bolduc, Craftsbury

0:58:56.9

2

Adrienne Remick, Craftsbury

1:02:18.4

3

Jessica ...

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4 Feb 2019 @16:55

We welcomed several hundred hearty souls to Day 2 of the Craftsbury Marathon presented by Fischer. Our first skate marathon in years! Racers tackled the course in the opposite direction from yesterday, with some ... go arrow

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GRP Athletes Podium at Biathlon NorAm in Jericho

4 Feb 2019 @16:26

This past weekend Kelsey Dickinson, Hallie Grossman, and Akeo Maifeld-Carucci raced the Biathlon NorAm in Jericho. Kelsey raced all three events while Hallie and Akeo each chose to compete in two. Technically the first sprint race on Thursday was a time trial (not a NorAm) used to help determine the US Open European Championships team. 

In the sprint time trial, Kelsey won the women’s race with two standing misses. For the men, Akeo placed third. The following evening the NorAm officially began with a sprint event which Hallie won with three misses. Kelsey joined her on the podium in second also with three misses. With Akeo not racing, Ethan Dreissigacker stepped up to the plate to represent the Craftsbury men placing 5th with three misses. After a day off, racing action wrapped up ...

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GRP Athletes Podium at Biathlon NorAm in Jericho

4 Feb 2019 @16:26

This past weekend Kelsey Dickinson, Hallie Grossman, and Akeo Maifeld-Carucci raced the Biathlon NorAm in Jericho. Kelsey raced all three events while Hallie and Akeo each chose to compete in two. Technically the ... go arrow

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Sargent 10th at Norwegian Nationals; GRP Skiers Win Craftsbury Marathon

4 Feb 2019 @14:57

It may have been an off weekend for both the cross country World Cup and the domestic SuperTour circuit, but Green Racing Project skiers still found themselves a few start lines this weekend. Ida Sargent was in Meraaker, Norway, competing in Norwegian National Championships, which usually occur mid-season. Back at home, three GRP skiers raced in the 33k freestyle race at the Craftsbury Marathon.

Norwegian National Championships

Sargent toed the line for a freestyle sprint on Thursday, February 1 in Meraaker, Norway. In the qualifier, she placed 11th. She advanced to the semifinal round, where she placed 5th, and moved up to 10th overall on the day. The field at Norwegian Nationals included almost their entire World Cup team. Maiken Caspersen Falla won the qualifier, and Lotta Weng was ...

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Sargent 10th at Norwegian Nationals; GRP Skiers Win Craftsbury Marathon

4 Feb 2019 @14:57

It may have been an off weekend for both the cross country World Cup and the domestic SuperTour circuit, but Green Racing Project skiers still found themselves a few start lines this weekend. Ida Sargent was in ... go arrow

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19 Marathon: Day 1

2 Feb 2019 @16:33

Day 1 of the Craftsbury Marathon presented by Fischer is in the books. Racers enjoyed ideal classic ski conditions:  stable temperatures, minimal sun, bomber tracks that held up longer than anyone could remember happening before, and lots of fresh snow for easy hardwax. More than a few skiers commented that they had way more kick left at the end of the race than any other 50k they could recall.

Your podiums:

Women's 50k

1

Sheila Kealey, Ottawa Nordiq

3:11:15.6

2

Emily Stitt, Mansfield Nordic

3:12:23.5

3

Sara Graves, Stowe Nordic

3:20:28.4

Men's 50k

1

Kris Freeman, Caldwell Sport

2:22:38.2

2

Colin Rodgers, GMVS

2:40:02.5

3

Seth Downs, OIA

2:40:14.3

Women's 33k

1

Audrey Mangan, Craftsbury

2:03:25.9

2

Julia Lazzaroni, Colby ...

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2 Feb 2019 @16:33

Day 1 of the Craftsbury Marathon presented by Fischer is in the books. Racers enjoyed ideal classic ski conditions:  stable temperatures, minimal sun, bomber tracks that held up longer than anyone could remember ... go arrow

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Presentation: Nunavut, an arctic shorebird study

31 Jan 2019 @13:56

Wednesday, February 27 at 7:00pm, join Craftsbury Employee, Eloise Girard as she discusses her time living in the Canadian Arctic and participating in a long term study on shorebirds. Eloise studied applied ecology in Quebec and has 10 or so years of field experience working with Ducks Unlimited, Canadian Wildlife Service and different Universities. In 2013, she was hired as a contractual for Canadian Wildlife Service to spend 2 months in Nunavut, Canadian Arctic to take part of a long term study on shorebirds. She will share her experience living in remote camp and also elements that are impacting the shorebirds population.

This event is free and open to the public. In the Activity Center.

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Presentation: Nunavut, an arctic shorebird study

31 Jan 2019 @13:56

Wednesday, February 27 at 7:00pm, join Craftsbury Employee, Eloise Girard as she discusses her time living in the Canadian Arctic and participating in a long term study on shorebirds. Eloise studied applied ecology ... go arrow

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Updated Electric Car Charging options at COC

30 Jan 2019 @16:55

We have recently updated our electric car charging facilities at the COC to include a wired-in Clipper Creek Level 2 charging station with an SAE J1772 connector - the most common connector for non-Tesla electric cars. This means that we can now offer level 2 charging without requiring EV owners to bring their own charging cable.

Look for the three new signs designating EV parking only in the charging area. In addition to the new charger, we still offer 240v and 120v outlets for charging with your own charging cables. We ask that only one level 2 charger be plugged in at a time (in addition to our charger), to avoid tripping the breaker. If you have an issue with the availability of an outlet, we have additional 240v outlets available upon request at the front office.  

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Updated Electric Car Charging options at COC

30 Jan 2019 @16:55

We have recently updated our electric car charging facilities at the COC to include a wired-in Clipper Creek Level 2 charging station with an SAE J1772 connector - the most common connector for non-Tesla electric ... go arrow

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GRP Skiers Podium at Lake Placid SuperTour; Race Ulricehamn World Cup

29 Jan 2019 @10:59

Skiers from the Green Racing Project had a number of standout results, both in the States, where some members raced the Lake Placid SuperTour/Eastern Cup, as well as abroad, at the World Cup stop in Ulricehamn, Sweden.

Lake Placid SuperTour

The weekend's SuperTour stop in Lake Placid, New York, featured just about every type of weather possible. After an inch of rain on Thursday, it proceeded to snow every day of the competition. Friday opened with interval start freestyle races, 5k for women and 10k for men. In the men's race, Akeo Maifeld-Carucci had a fantastic result, placing 2nd, his best SuperTour finish of the season so far. Adam Martin was not far behind in 4th place. On the women's side, Kaitlynn Miller took 6th, Liz Guiney was 12th, and Corey Stock finished 21st.

The following ...

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GRP Skiers Podium at Lake Placid SuperTour; Race Ulricehamn World Cup

29 Jan 2019 @10:59

Skiers from the Green Racing Project had a number of standout results, both in the States, where some members raced the Lake Placid SuperTour/Eastern Cup, as well as abroad, at the World Cup stop in Ulricehamn, ... go arrow

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Juniors Race Around the Globe

29 Jan 2019 @10:20

Last weekend was a busy one for Craftsbury juniors, putting bibs on all over the globe! Most of the U16 and U18 crew headed to Lake Placid for the combined Eastern Cup and SuperTour event, while some of the youngsters tested out Paintball Biathlon at Mountain Top, and Abbee Streinz raced in Estonia. Also, one intrepid racer participated in the Silver Fox Trot the previous weekend. 

The Lake Placid races were a combined SuperTour and Eastern Cup, so they drew a large and competitive field. None of our juniors raced in Friday’s SuperTour event, but they hit the ground running on Saturday for the freestyle sprints. In the women’s qualifier, Quincy Massey-Bierman qualified for the open heats in 25th and the 1st U16. Adrienne Remick was 36th (6th U18), Camille Bolduc was 52nd (8th ...

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Juniors Race Around the Globe

29 Jan 2019 @10:20

Last weekend was a busy one for Craftsbury juniors, putting bibs on all over the globe! Most of the U16 and U18 crew headed to Lake Placid for the combined Eastern Cup and SuperTour event, while some of the ... go arrow

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GRP Biathletes Post Standout Results on IBU and World Cup

28 Jan 2019 @20:25

This past weekend Clare Egan, Susan Dunklee, and Jake Brown raced the World Cup in Antholz, Italy while Emily Dreissigacker, Hallie Grossman, Raleigh Goessling, and Alex Howe competed on the IBU Cup in Lenzerheide, Switzerland. 

World Cup

The sixth World Cup weekend kicked off with a sprint in which Clare placed 22nd with two standing misses and Susan finished 66th. For the men, Jake posted a new personal-best finish in 40th with one prone miss. In the pursuit race, Clare moved up to 11th cleaning her first three stages. Jake qualified for the pursuit but was lapped after his fourth shooting stage. Clare was the only GRP athlete to qualify for the mass start. She had a strong race placing 15th. She missed two shots in her first shooting stage and then cleaned the remaining three ...

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GRP Biathletes Post Standout Results on IBU and World Cup

28 Jan 2019 @20:25

This past weekend Clare Egan, Susan Dunklee, and Jake Brown raced the World Cup in Antholz, Italy while Emily Dreissigacker, Hallie Grossman, Raleigh Goessling, and Alex Howe competed on the IBU Cup in Lenzerheide, ... go arrow

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Four Green Racing Project Athletes Named to World Championships Team

23 Jan 2019 @14:33

On Tuesday, the US Ski and Snowboard Team announced their team for the 2019 World Championships in Seefeld, Austria. Among the 18 athletes named to the team, four members of the Green Racing Project were named: Ben Lustgarten, Adam Martin, Caitlin Patterson, and Ida Sargent.

For Martin and Patterson, it will be their first time representing the US at World Championships. Lustgarten previously represented the US at the 2017 World Championships in Lahti, Finland. For Sargent, this will be her 5th time attending World Championships, starting in 2011 in Oslo, Norway.

The Championships kick off on Thursday, February 21 and conclude on Sunday, March 3. All results will be available on FIS-Ski.com, and live video will be on the Olympic channel. Congratulations to our Green Racing Project ...

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Four Green Racing Project Athletes Named to World Championships Team

23 Jan 2019 @14:33

On Tuesday, the US Ski and Snowboard Team announced their team for the 2019 World Championships in Seefeld, Austria. Among the 18 athletes named to the team, four members of the Green Racing Project were named: Ben ... go arrow

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GRP Biathletes Post Strong Results on the IBU and World Cups

21 Jan 2019 @9:44

This past weekend GRP biathlon had athletes racing the World Cup in Ruhpolding, Germany and the IBU Cup in Arber, Germany. 

World Cup:

The fifth World Cup of the season began last week with a sprint in which Susan Dunklee placed 20th with one miss and Clare Egan finished 35th with two misses. For the men, Jake Brown had a personal-best World Cup finish in 47th with clean shooting. Next up was a relay. Clare and Susan were joined by USBA teammates Joanne Reid and Deedra Irwin. Clare cleaned her first shooting stage with no penalties and Susan cleaned both her stages using a total of four spares. The team finished 16th with two penalties and twelve spares. In the men’s relay, Jake was joined by USBA teammates Leif Nordgren, Sean Doherty, and Max Durtschi. Jake was the third leg and the ...

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GRP Biathletes Post Strong Results on the IBU and World Cups

21 Jan 2019 @9:44

This past weekend GRP biathlon had athletes racing the World Cup in Ruhpolding, Germany and the IBU Cup in Arber, Germany. World Cup:The fifth World Cup of the season began last week with a sprint in which Susan ... go arrow

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TNR Updates: Skiathlon and Prevot Trails

18 Jan 2019 @10:43

A couple important updates on this winter’s Tuesday Night Race series!

This coming week will be a skiathlon. The race will begin with a classic leg, after which skiers will re-enter the stadium to swap skis and poles for a skate leg. Courses are TBD and weather-dependent, but expect in the vicinity of 3-4k per leg, for a total of 6-8k. 

We will set up a ski exchange zone with v-board where you can leave your skate gear to make the swap. Most skate boots should be fine to use for the whole race, but if you’re interested in using combi boots and don’t have them, you can rent them from the Touring Center for $5 ($4 for members). 

Time to practice swapping your skis and poles quickly – see you on Tuesday for the skiathlon!

Next, we are excited to announce that on March 5th, Tuesday ...

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TNR Updates: Skiathlon and Prevot Trails

18 Jan 2019 @10:43

A couple important updates on this winter’s Tuesday Night Race series!This coming week will be a skiathlon. The race will begin with a classic leg, after which skiers will re-enter the stadium to swap skis and ... go arrow

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Join our team: Front-office

17 Jan 2019 @16:56

Front Desk Receptionist (full-time)
The Craftsbury Outdoor Center is looking for someone to join their office team!

The ideal applicant should have strong organizational and communication skills, the ability to multi-task and adjust to a changing, fast paced environment. Knowledge of Word and Excel are required along with 1 year of customer service experience preferably in the reservations/front desk field. Position is for closing shift:  11-7:00pm.

Lunch and recreational facilities provided along with other benefits.

Send your resume to jobs@craftsbury.com, or post to:
Chasidy LaMare 535 Lost Nation Rd, Craftsbury Common, VT 05827
fax: (802) 586-7768
Please provide 3 written references.

As always, keep your eyes on our Jobs section for the latest info on how to become a Center employee.

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Fall19 Jobs AT7A2658

Join our team: Front-office

17 Jan 2019 @16:56

Front Desk Receptionist (full-time)The Craftsbury Outdoor Center is looking for someone to join their office team!The ideal applicant should have strong organizational and communication skills, the ability to ... go arrow

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Craftsbury at the Bogburn and Stowe Derby

15 Jan 2019 @2:55

With Nationals concluded and another two weeks until the Eastern Cup resumes, Craftsbury racers travelled throughout the state to find some less traditional but equally exhilarating racing opportunities. On Saturday, Bob Haydock served up the Bogburn Classic, a singletrack excursion in Pomfret, VT.  On Sunday, racers cruised down Mt. Mansfield and in to Stowe for the annual Stowe Derby. There were Craftsbury contingents of all ages at these races and you can read about all of them here!

The Bogburn was a snowy wonderland and the older racers traversed 10k through the woods. In the women’s race, Adrienne Remick was 17th and the 9th U18 and Jessica Bolduc was 28th. In the U16 women’s race, Quincy Massey-Bierman was 1st followed by Camille Bolduc in 9th. On the men’s side, Damian ...

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Craftsbury at the Bogburn and Stowe Derby

15 Jan 2019 @2:55

With Nationals concluded and another two weeks until the Eastern Cup resumes, Craftsbury racers travelled throughout the state to find some less traditional but equally exhilarating racing opportunities. On ... go arrow

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GRP Biathletes Post Strong Results on the IBU and World Cups

14 Jan 2019 @19:16

This past weekend racing action resumed for the biathlon squad after their holiday break with GRP athletes racing the World Cup in Oberhof, Germany and the IBU Cup in Duszniki, Poland. 

World Cup

The GRP had a strong start to the weekend with two top-15 finishes in the sprint race. Susan Dunklee finished 10th with one prone miss and Clare Egan placed 13th with one standing miss. Summer GRP training partner, Johanna Talihaerm of Estonia, had a personal-best World Cup finish of 26th with clean shooting. In the pursuit race, Susan moved up to 7th with five misses. She was followed by Johanna in 31st and Clare in 33rd. For the relay, Susan and Clare were joined by GRP teammate Emily Dreissigacker and USBA teammate Joanne Reid. The team finished 12th with 5 penalties and 16 spares. World ...

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GRP Biathletes Post Strong Results on the IBU and World Cups

14 Jan 2019 @19:16

This past weekend racing action resumed for the biathlon squad after their holiday break with GRP athletes racing the World Cup in Oberhof, Germany and the IBU Cup in Duszniki, Poland. World CupThe GRP had a strong ... go arrow

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Sargent Races Dresden World Cup

14 Jan 2019 @15:57

After winning the classic sprint at US Cross Country Championships on January 4, Ida Sargent was back in action on the World Cup in Dresden, Germany this weekend. Dresden is a city sprint, where organizers bring in truckloads of snow to spread on the city streets among historic buildings. With limited snow in Dresden, there was green grass on the side of the course, and even a spectator on horseback in the adjacent field!

Sargent raced a freestyle sprint on Saturday, January 12, finishing 38th in the qualifier. She was just 2 seconds out of qualifying for the rounds, while dealing with an issue with her femoral nerve that is aggravated by icy conditions like Dresden. The following day, Sargent teamed up with World Cup rookie Hannah Halvorsen for the team sprint. They finished fourth in ...

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Sargent Races Dresden World Cup

14 Jan 2019 @15:57

After winning the classic sprint at US Cross Country Championships on January 4, Ida Sargent was back in action on the World Cup in Dresden, Germany this weekend. Dresden is a city sprint, where organizers bring in ... go arrow

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Craftsbury Skiers and Coaches Head to Europe

11 Jan 2019 @13:40

In addition the GRP athletes who often spend parts or the entirety of the winter on the road in Europe, several other members of the Craftsbury community will be crossing the pond in January for some international racing experience. 

Abigail (Abbee) Streinz, Craftsbury junior by way of northern Maine, is heading to Estonia as part of the U18 Nordic Nations trip. She is one of six U18 women representing the USA over there, based on her outstanding results at Nationals. She was one of the top ten U18 women in three of the four races. These 12 U18 athletes will race in Otepaa in late January. See more info here.

U23 summer program Evelina (Lina) Sutro is going to Lahti, Finland for World Junior and U23 Championships. These races will take place January 20-27. Lina joined the GRP this past ...

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Craftsbury Skiers and Coaches Head to Europe

11 Jan 2019 @13:40

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CNSC Juniors at U.S. Nationals

11 Jan 2019 @6:18

Over the past week, more than 600 racers competed in the 2019 edition of the U.S. Cross Country Nationals at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center. Fifteen of our CNSC juniors tested themselves against this competitive crew. The field at Nationals is so large because racers are trying to qualify for World Championships, World Cups, Youth Olympics, U18 Nordic Nations trip, World Juniors, Junior Nationals, and NCAA Championships, so talent and speed are in no short supply. Racers were treated to two classic races and two skate races, each a distance competition and a sprint. 

The series kicked off with a classic distance race (10k for women and 15k for men) on Thursday, with several hundred competitors in both the men’s and women’s fields. For the girls, Quincy Massey-Bierman was ...

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CNSC Juniors at U.S. Nationals

11 Jan 2019 @6:18

Over the past week, more than 600 racers competed in the 2019 edition of the U.S. Cross Country Nationals at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center. Fifteen of our CNSC juniors tested themselves against this competitive ... go arrow

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U.S. Cross-Country Ski Championships presented by L.L. Bean: Day Five Recap

9 Jan 2019 @21:45

 

On Tuesday, many competitors faced their fourth race in six days as they took on the final event of the 2019 U.S. Cross-Country Ski Championships: the freestyle sprint. The day started out gray, with a biting wind and persistent flurries as racers tackled the qualifier, but warmed up to just below freezing by the time the finals arrived. 

On the women’s side, the top three qualifiers ended up taking the top three podium spots, albeit in a different order for the top two spots. Fastest qualifier Hannah Halvorsen (APU) and second-place qualifier Julia Kern (SMS T2) sprinted for the line together in the A final, with Kern edging out Halvorsen by just over two tenths of a second to take her first national championship. Kelsey Phinney (SMS T2), who qualified in third, crossed the line ...

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U.S. Cross-Country Ski Championships presented by L.L. Bean: Day Five Recap

9 Jan 2019 @21:45

 On Tuesday, many competitors faced their fourth race in six days as they took on the final event of the 2019 U.S. Cross-Country Ski Championships: the freestyle sprint. The day started out gray, with a biting wind ... go arrow

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Green Racing Project Skiers Finish US Nationals on a Strong Note with Freestyle Events

9 Jan 2019 @17:20

Racing is officially wrapped up at US Cross Country Championships in Craftsbury, VT. After notching four podium results in the opening classic events, Green Racing Project skiers continued to have good results in the final two races of the series.

After a rest day, racing continued on Sunday, January 6 with a 20/30k freestyle mass start. In the women's race, Caitlin Patterson broke away early and skied to the victory with a large cushion over second place. Kaitlynn Miller finished 10th, outpacing the pack she skied with for most of the race. Liz Guiney finished 19th. A few hours later, the men raced on the same course, this time adding two laps for a grueling 30k. Adam Martin won a photo finish in his pack to finish 5th, while Akeo Maifeld-Carucci barely missed 9th place in a lunge, ...

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Green Racing Project Skiers Finish US Nationals on a Strong Note with Freestyle Events

9 Jan 2019 @17:20

Racing is officially wrapped up at US Cross Country Championships in Craftsbury, VT. After notching four podium results in the opening classic events, Green Racing Project skiers continued to have good results in ... go arrow

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U.S. Cross-Country Ski Championships presented by L.L. Bean: Day Four Recap

7 Jan 2019 @22:28

Racers woke up to a dusting of new snow on Sunday morning at U.S. Nationals, as Craftsbury prepared for a full day of mass start freestyle racing. The snow continued to fall lightly throughout the day, settling on the racers as they tackled multiple laps of the tough 5k course. 

The women’s 20k kicked off the day, and for the first lap, 2018 Olympians Caitlin Patterson (GRP) and Rosie Frankowski (APU) traded the lead, with a chase pack not far behind. However, over the course of the second lap, Patterson started to pull ahead. By the 10k, she had a 14.5 second gap on Frankowski, which expanded to nearly 36 seconds by the time they passed the 15k mark. Frankowski, likewise, had gapped the women behind her, and both women skied much of the grueling race alone. All told, Patterson ...

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U.S. Cross-Country Ski Championships presented by L.L. Bean: Day Four Recap

7 Jan 2019 @22:28

Racers woke up to a dusting of new snow on Sunday morning at U.S. Nationals, as Craftsbury prepared for a full day of mass start freestyle racing. The snow continued to fall lightly throughout the day, settling on ... go arrow

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Lustgarten Finishes 2019 Tour de Ski in 42nd

7 Jan 2019 @15:38

Green Racing Project skier Ben Lustgarten has completed his first ever Tour de Ski. The Tour is the most grueling event on the World Cup calendar, and includes seven races over the course of nine days, in four different countries. We previously covered the first three stages of Lustgarten's Tour results, and he has officially completed the final stage as of Sunday, January 6th.

Stage number four on the Tour de Ski took racers to Oberstdorf, Germany for a 15k classic mass start. There, Lustgarten had one of his best races of the 2019 Tour, with a 57th place in the 15k. While the place wasn't a personal best, he was only 38 seconds back from the winner on the day. The following day, Lustgarten raced a 15k freestyle pursuit, also in Oberstdorf, and finished in 54th. From there, racers had ...

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Lustgarten Finishes 2019 Tour de Ski in 42nd

7 Jan 2019 @15:38

Green Racing Project skier Ben Lustgarten has completed his first ever Tour de Ski. The Tour is the most grueling event on the World Cup calendar, and includes seven races over the course of nine days, in four ... go arrow

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U.S. Cross-Country Ski Championships presented by L.L. Bean: Day Three Recap

5 Jan 2019 @21:52

On the third day of U.S. Nationals presented by L.L. Bean, Craftsbury held the second and final race of Paralympic Nordic Nationals to crown national champions in the sprint. Eighteen athletes took on the highly technical course, which featured tight turns, a twisting downhill, and a climb back up to the finish stretch. 

The men’s sit ski qualifier resulted in a tie between U.S. Paralympians Aaron Pike and Dan Cnossen, with Canadian Yves Bourque qualifying in third. Cnossen took the lead in the final, crossing the line ahead of Pike to claim his second national championship this week. Yves Bourque placed third in the final, though because he is Canadian, the third-place national championship podium spot went to Kevin Burnside Jr.

After qualifying in second behind Kendall Gretsch, ...

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U.S. Cross-Country Ski Championships presented by L.L. Bean: Day Three Recap

5 Jan 2019 @21:52

On the third day of U.S. Nationals presented by L.L. Bean, Craftsbury held the second and final race of Paralympic Nordic Nationals to crown national champions in the sprint. Eighteen athletes took on the highly ... go arrow

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Green Racing Project Skiers Podium Multiple Times in US Nationals Classic Events

5 Jan 2019 @13:34

US Cross Country Championships are underway in Craftsbury, VT. In the first two events of the championships, a 10/15k classic interval start and a classic sprint, skiers from the Green Racing Project have already collected 4 podium finishes.

The first race of the Championship was the men’s 15k classic on Thursday, January 3. Five inches of new snow greeted the skiers on race morning, making for a slow, deep tracks. GRP skier Adam Martin finished in second place, a little over 30 seconds off the winning time of Kyle Bratrud. Akeo Maifeld-Carucci also had a strong result, with a tie for ninth place. Later in the day the women raced 10k classic. Caitlin Patterson had a convincing win over APU skier Jessica Yeaton, and Kaitlynn Miller also reached the podium in third. The other GRP women ...

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Green Racing Project Skiers Podium Multiple Times in US Nationals Classic Events

5 Jan 2019 @13:34

US Cross Country Championships are underway in Craftsbury, VT. In the first two events of the championships, a 10/15k classic interval start and a classic sprint, skiers from the Green Racing Project have already ... go arrow

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U.S. Cross-Country Ski Championships presented by L.L. Bean: Day Two Recap

4 Jan 2019 @23:46

The second day of U.S. Nationals arrived with sunshine and crowds for a full day of classic sprinting. Over 200 women and nearly 300 men raced the qualifier, with Craftsbury GRP’s Ida Sargent and Ben Saxton of SMS T2 taking the top qualifying times. Kelsey Phinney and Julia Kern rounded out the top three for the women’s qualifier, while Daniel Streinz and Andy Newell qualified in second and third for the men. 

Sargent proceeded to dominate the women’s day, winning her quarterfinal and semifinal while posting the fastest times in each round. She capped it all off by taking the win in the final, which also held Green Racing Project skiers Kaitlynn Miller and Caitlin Patterson. Second and third place were taken by Julia Kern (SMS T2) and Hannah Halvorson (APU), who had a furious ...

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U.S. Cross-Country Ski Championships presented by L.L. Bean: Day Two Recap

4 Jan 2019 @23:46

The second day of U.S. Nationals arrived with sunshine and crowds for a full day of classic sprinting. Over 200 women and nearly 300 men raced the qualifier, with Craftsbury GRP’s Ida Sargent and Ben Saxton of SMS ... go arrow

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U.S. Cross-Country Ski Championships presented by L.L. Bean: Day One Recap

3 Jan 2019 @20:04

Racers gearing up for the first day of U.S. Nationals at Craftsbury woke up to five fresh inches of soft, powdery snow on the ground, just in time to kick off a week of racing. Though the new conditions presented a challenge for racers and waxers, excitement was high as the nearly 600 competitors took to the tracks today to tear up a 10/15k (and Para-Nordic 5/7.5k) classic individual start. 

The morning started off with Para-Nordic racers taking on a 5/7.5k classic.The men’s Para race was won by Dan Cnossen by over two minutes, with Cnossen finishing in 25:09.9 to Aaron Pike’s 27:12.6. Both men represented the US at last year’s Paralympic Games, and Craftsbury was excited to welcome Dan back, as he trained with us throughout last winter in preparation for the Games. Third place ...

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U.S. Cross-Country Ski Championships presented by L.L. Bean: Day One Recap

3 Jan 2019 @20:04

Racers gearing up for the first day of U.S. Nationals at Craftsbury woke up to five fresh inches of soft, powdery snow on the ground, just in time to kick off a week of racing. Though the new conditions presented a ... go arrow

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Holiday Fitness and Programming schedule changes

21 Dec 2018 @2:11

(Updated 22-Dec-18) In light of the holidays and upcoming races, there are a few fitness class and ski program scheduling changes that we would like you to be aware of. 

Winter Seasonal Changes:
Feldenkrais: For the rest of December, Feldenkrais will be 4:30-5:30pm on Wednesdays. In January, class will change to 3:45-4:45pm.
Yoga: At the beginning of December, Thursday’s yoga class changed from Restorative to Mindfulness Flow and is from 4:30-5:30pm.

Cancellations:
Catamounts: Catamounts will not be held during Christmas week (the 23rd and the 26th). On the 23rd there is a Bill Koch race that the kids are welcome to join. It is very low key and cookies for all! Cats can borrow equipment if they would like to.
Chair Yoga
: Cancelled December 24 and 31.
CommFit
: No Community Fitness Monday, ...

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Holiday Fitness and Programming schedule changes

21 Dec 2018 @2:11

(Updated 22-Dec-18) In light of the holidays and upcoming races, there are a few fitness class and ski program scheduling changes that we would like you to be aware of. Winter Seasonal Changes:Feldenkrais: For the ... go arrow

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Ski Sessions: Fun and Fitness for Mature Adventurers

18 Dec 2018 @4:43

Join COC staff for guided fitness sessions and modest adventures for the 55+ crowd. January’s meetings will be on snow!

On January 18, we will host the Build Your Confidence on Cross Country Skis session. This active and fun afternoon will introduce you to ski gear and build your confidence moving on skis. A very supportive and fun atmosphere will guarantee smiles. Activities will engage a range of skills, so join us if you’re new to skiing or have some experience. 

On January 25, we’ll have the Cross Country Skills session. Here, we’ll explore some of the trails at the Center, practice skills and increase your confidence on hills, corners, and rolling terrain. This is a great opportunity to see some beautiful winter scenes. 

 Equipment is free for both sessions-arrive at ...

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Ski Sessions: Fun and Fitness for Mature Adventurers

18 Dec 2018 @4:43

Join COC staff for guided fitness sessions and modest adventures for the 55+ crowd. January’s meetings will be on snow!On January 18, we will host the Build Your Confidence on Cross Country Skis session. This ... go arrow

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Tuesday Night XC Series - 18-19

17 Dec 2018 @19:24

Looking for a fun way to challenge yourself, hang with friends or measure your ski fitness in a low-key atmosphere? Join us for the weekly Tuesday Night Race series, starting December 11th. Registration opens at 3:15pm, and races start at 4:00pm. We'll primarily rotate between 3 courses, with some longer weeks, a few fun twists, and a field trip to Hardwick Trails, about 25 minutes south of campus. Races are mainly mass start, with some interval starts thrown in for good measure.

Entry is free if you're a Craftsbury member or houseguest, otherwise your day membership covers your entry. Find full details and come join the fun!

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Tuesday Night XC Series - 18-19

17 Dec 2018 @19:24

Looking for a fun way to challenge yourself, hang with friends or measure your ski fitness in a low-key atmosphere? Join us for the weekly Tuesday Night Race series, starting December 11th. Registration opens at ... go arrow

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NNF and COC Announce Signed Prints of US Olympians and Gold Medalists

9 Dec 2018 @14:59

The National Nordic Foundation and the Craftsbury Outdoor Center are excited to offer six limited edition signed prints featuring Olympic Gold Medalists Jessie Diggins and Kikkan Randall, along with other members of the US Olympic Team. 

These six pieces of American skiing history are being auctioned off individually to benefit the National Nordic Foundation, and the Craftsbury Ski Club junior scholarship fund. The proceeds will support American athletes competing overseas and allow youth to participate in cross country skiing who would otherwise be unable to due to financial hurdles.  

Each print measures 13”x20” and is one of only eight in existence. The print includes the images and signatures of Olympians (L-R, top to bottom) Tyler Kornfield, Simi Hamilton Erik Bjornsen, Andy ...

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NNF and COC Announce Signed Prints of US Olympians and Gold Medalists

9 Dec 2018 @14:59

The National Nordic Foundation and the Craftsbury Outdoor Center are excited to offer six limited edition signed prints featuring Olympic Gold Medalists Jessie Diggins and Kikkan Randall, along with other members of ... go arrow

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Time to Renew! Annual Memberships '18-'19

8 Dec 2018 @10:00

Annual membership renewal time is NOW!

Annual membership pricing,:
$25 for kids age 14 and under
$50 for students and seniors
$75 for individual adults
$150 for families.

As in previous years, membership runs November 1st to October 31st - read our FAQs below, or over here. Looking forward to another great year!

What about Craftsbury and Albany residents?
Craftsbury and Albany residents can receive complimentary memberships, though we ask that you complete this paperwork so we can keep in touch with you and have waiver acceptance. (Read more about complimentary memberships).

What if I own land the trails cross?
Trail landowners receive annual memberships as one part of the package of benefits we offer by way of thanking you for your generosity. Drop us a line if you have questions about this ...

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Time to Renew! Annual Memberships '18-'19

8 Dec 2018 @10:00

Annual membership renewal time is NOW!Annual membership pricing,:$25 for kids age 14 and under$50 for students and seniors$75 for individual adults$150 for families. As in previous years, membership runs November ... go arrow

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2018 NENSA Eastern Cup Openers at Craftsbury

6 Dec 2018 @17:22

The Craftsbury Outdoor Center is thrilled to welcome back the NENSA Eastern Cup Opener on December 22-23, 2018. The Opener is an all-freestyle affair this year, with a 1.5k sprint on Saturday, December 22, and a 5k mass start for women and U16 boys and a 10k mass start for men (U18+). Masters waves are back, heading off 5 minutes after the open mass start fields.

This season the Outdoor Center is hosting the U.S. Cross Country Championships two weeks after the Eastern Cup, so the Opener is serving as a dry run for two of the events coming up at the national championships. As such we are expecting larger-than-average fields for the EC Opener. There should be a large contingent of collegiate and elite skiers in attendance, as well as our top juniors, who will use the races as Junior ...

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2018 NENSA Eastern Cup Openers at Craftsbury

6 Dec 2018 @17:22

The Craftsbury Outdoor Center is thrilled to welcome back the NENSA Eastern Cup Opener on December 22-23, 2018. The Opener is an all-freestyle affair this year, with a 1.5k sprint on Saturday, December 22, and a 5k ... go arrow

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Pre-Pan American Games Regatta Recap

6 Dec 2018 @13:19

Last week, four of our Green Racing Project rowers headed down to Rio de Janeiro to race in the Pre-Pan American Games Qualifying Regatta with the hopes of qualifying to race at the Pan American Games next July in Lima, Peru. The squad consisted of Head GRP Coach Stephen Whelpley, Jenifer Forbes in the Women’s 1x, Lucas Bellows in the Men’s 1x, and Wes Vear and Nathan Lado in the Men’s 2x. Lucas and Wes also raced in a composite 4x with the Men’s Lightweight 2x athletes from Delaware University. Our four Greenies donned USA unis to race against competitors from countries all across the Americas. In order to qualify for the Pan Am Games, the M1x and W1x both needed to finish among the top 10, the M2x had to finish 11th or better, and the M4x needed to finish fifth.

Racing went ...

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Pre-Pan American Games Regatta Recap

6 Dec 2018 @13:19

Last week, four of our Green Racing Project rowers headed down to Rio de Janeiro to race in the Pre-Pan American Games Qualifying Regatta with the hopes of qualifying to race at the Pan American Games next July in ... go arrow

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Buy your Winter Open Gym Pass

6 Dec 2018 @9:00

Even with all the natural options for exercise around Craftsbury, some movements are best accomplished in the gym, with the right gear. Sign up to workout, spring to fall with our OpenGym Pass at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center. After you have your annual membership, passes are $50/person per season:

Winter- November 1 to April 30
Summer- May 1 to October 31

Must be 16 or older. So, how do you get in on the action?

Step 1 - Make sure your Craftsbury membership is current.

Step 2 - Go to Skireg and sign up for a Gym Pass. This is a requirement to use the gym, even if you get a complimentary annual membership. Gym passes are NOT included in annual membership benefits.

Step 3 - Check the event calendar to get current Open Gym slots (Gym times are subject to change, pending COC programming ...

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Buy your Winter Open Gym Pass

6 Dec 2018 @9:00

Even with all the natural options for exercise around Craftsbury, some movements are best accomplished in the gym, with the right gear. Sign up to workout, spring to fall with our OpenGym Pass at the Craftsbury ... go arrow

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2019 Winter Programming

5 Dec 2018 @19:10

Another sign of seasons shifting:  2019 Winter programming info is up! Get the scoop, registration opens October 1 on Skireg.

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2019 Winter Programming

5 Dec 2018 @19:10

Another sign of seasons shifting:  2019 Winter programming info is up! Get the scoop, registration opens October 1 on Skireg. go arrow

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US Cross Country Championships Are Coming to Craftsbury in 2019!

4 Dec 2018 @12:59

The Craftsbury Outdoor Center is excited to welcome the U.S. Nordic community to our little slice of Vermont's Northeast Kingdom for the 2019 U.S. Cross Country Championships presented by L.L. Bean. With national championship titles and start spots on the line for everything from the Junior World Championships in Lahti, Finland to the end-of-season World Cups in Quebec City, the racing action is sure to be fast and furious. 

Schedule:
January 3: 10/15k Classic Individual Start
January 4: 1.5k Classic Sprint
January 6: 20/30k Freestyle Mass Start (5/10k for juniors)
January 8: 1.5k Freestyle Sprint

January 5: Paralympic Sprint

Registration is now open on SkiReg, and it's not too early to sign up! The price goes up on December 19, and online registration will close on December 26. Otherwise, ...

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US Cross Country Championships Are Coming to Craftsbury in 2019!

4 Dec 2018 @12:59

The Craftsbury Outdoor Center is excited to welcome the U.S. Nordic community to our little slice of Vermont's Northeast Kingdom for the 2019 U.S. Cross Country Championships presented by L.L. Bean. With national ... go arrow

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Salomon and Craftsbury Green Racing Project Announce Partnership

22 Nov 2018 @12:45

The Craftsbury Green Racing Project (GRP) elite nordic skiing and biathlon team is excited to announce a new partnership with Salomon.

Starting with the winter 2018/19 racing season, the GRP skiers and biathletes will be training in Salomon outerwear during domestic camps and competitions. The 2018/19 Green Racing Project team is made up of eight biathletes and eight cross-country skiers, including six Olympians from the 2018 Pyeongchang Games. Coaches Pepa Miloucheva and Sam Dougherty, as well as wax technician Nicholas Brown, support the team at home in Craftsbury, VT and on the road.

Look for the GRP athletes out on the cross-country trails this year in bright blue (men) and teal (women) jackets and black pants, and hopefully up on some podiums in our red and black (men) and ...

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Salomon and Craftsbury Green Racing Project Announce Partnership

22 Nov 2018 @12:45

The Craftsbury Green Racing Project (GRP) elite nordic skiing and biathlon team is excited to announce a new partnership with Salomon.Starting with the winter 2018/19 racing season, the GRP skiers and biathletes ... go arrow

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Looke, Schwartz gift Center Gatorade POTY Grants

21 Nov 2018 @19:19

In light of Thanksgiving, it seemed especially pertinent to recognize two athletes who contributed to the Center this past year. Of course, we're thankful for all the members of our community, but we're particularly grateful for the generosity of two athletes from the Montpelier area who thoughtfully named the Center as the recipient of their Gatorade player of the year awards. Stephen Looke and Rena Schwartz were named the '17-18 recipients of the prize for Vermont XC Runners. Along with the personal accolade comes a $1000 donation in their name to a non-profit of their choice, and Craftsbury was the fortunate recipient of their largesse.

Stephen Looke ran for U-32, capping a successful High School career by taking the individual 2017 State Championship in 16:51.9 and leading U-32 to ...

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Looke, Schwartz gift Center Gatorade POTY Grants

21 Nov 2018 @19:19

In light of Thanksgiving, it seemed especially pertinent to recognize two athletes who contributed to the Center this past year. Of course, we're thankful for all the members of our community, but we're particularly ... go arrow

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GRP Skiers Kick off the Race Season in Finland

18 Nov 2018 @10:59

Four GRP skiers started off the 2018-2019 season with FIS races in Rovaniemi, Finland this weekend. Adam Martin, Ida Sargent, Caitlin Patterson, and Kaitlynn Miller are currently training in Rovaniemi prior to the World Cup Opener in Kuusamo, Finland this coming weekend. The races were an opportunity for them to tune up and get the first races of the season over with before the ones that really count. The Russian National Team was using the Rovaniemi races as trials to choose their World Cup teams, so the field was stacked with Russians along with a few Finnish and French skiers.

The first race on Thursday, November 15 was a 10/15k classic interval start. Adam Martin was the sole GRP skier to race, placing 25th in the men's 15k. This result put him solidly in the mix in the field of 54 ...

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GRP Skiers Kick off the Race Season in Finland

18 Nov 2018 @10:59

Four GRP skiers started off the 2018-2019 season with FIS races in Rovaniemi, Finland this weekend. Adam Martin, Ida Sargent, Caitlin Patterson, and Kaitlynn Miller are currently training in Rovaniemi prior to the ... go arrow

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2019 Running Camp Dates

10 Nov 2018 @10:51

That's right, it's finally here: our 2019 summer running camp schedule. This year we are bringing back our tried-and-true camp favorites as well as introducing some new sessions. We have something for everyone, from high school training camps, to masters camp, to running for yogis and more. Start planning your summer running getaway now!

We're making changes to our reservation system, so for right now we can only accept registration via phone. However you sign up, here are the 2019 dates:

May 16 – 19: Running & Yoga Weekend
June 16 – 22: Trail Running Week
June 23 – 29: High School Camp #1
June 30 – July 6: High School Camp #2
July 14 – 20: Masters Weeks
July 21 – 27: All Comers Week
August 2 – 11: High School Camp #3 (10 Day)
September 19 – 22: Trails 2 Ales
October 3 – 6: ...

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2019 Running Camp Dates

10 Nov 2018 @10:51

That's right, it's finally here: our 2019 summer running camp schedule. This year we are bringing back our tried-and-true camp favorites as well as introducing some new sessions. We have something for everyone, ... go arrow

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Craftsbury Running on the Road

9 Nov 2018 @8:58

Craftsbury Running is on tour! Running director Heidi Caldwell is making the rounds for the next two weeks, visiting running clubs and events across the Northeast. We’re excited to take the Craftsbury magic on the road and share what our running paradise is all about. Thanks to Melrose Running Club, Mystic Runners, and Longfellows x Janji Run Club for welcoming Craftsbury Running to Boston and getting to the road tour started off right! 

Want to catch up with Craftsbury friends or learn more about Craftsbury? Send Heidi an email and she can give you details on gatherings in each city. 

Craftsbury Running Tour Dates: 

November 6-9: Boston
November 10: New England High School Cross Country Championships
November 11-12: New York City
November 13-14: Washington DC
November 15-17: ...

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Craftsbury Running on the Road

9 Nov 2018 @8:58

Craftsbury Running is on tour! Running director Heidi Caldwell is making the rounds for the next two weeks, visiting running clubs and events across the Northeast. We’re excited to take the Craftsbury magic on the ... go arrow

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GRP Biathletes Selected to Race World and IBU Cups

6 Nov 2018 @13:16

This morning the U.S. Biathlon Association announced who earned race starts for Period 1 on the World Cup and the IBU Cup. Susan Dunklee and Clare Egan were pre-qualified for the World Cup based on last years results, but the remaining start positions were decided using rollerski trials from last week in Solder Hollow, Utah and this summer in Jericho, Vermont.

Emily Dreissigacker will join Susan and Clare on the World Cup which kicks off December 2nd in Pokljuka, Slovenia. These three GRP women plus Joanne Reid (who was pre-qualified) will compete in Slovenia, but only three athletes will continue on to World Cup 2 in Hochfilzen, Austria. The fourth, yet-to-be-determined athlete, will join the IBU Cup squad in Ridnaun-Val Ridanna, Italy. 

Hallie Grossman, Kelsey Dickinson, Alex Howe, ...

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GRP Biathletes Selected to Race World and IBU Cups

6 Nov 2018 @13:16

This morning the U.S. Biathlon Association announced who earned race starts for Period 1 on the World Cup and the IBU Cup. Susan Dunklee and Clare Egan were pre-qualified for the World Cup based on last years ... go arrow

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Craftsbury Skiers Compete at NENSA Trapp Invitational Rollerski Race

6 Nov 2018 @12:34

NENSA and the Trapp Family Lodge recently hosted the last rollerski race event in the 2018 NENSA Rollerski Series, which included 5 races in New York and Vermont. The race, a 10k classic in Stowe, VT on November 3, wound its way along some of Stowe's rolling hills before climbing to its completion at the nordic center at the Trapp Family Lodge. Racers faced grueling conditions: a downpour, driving wind, and even some snow up top. However, almost 60 competitors still toed the line for the individual start race.

In the women's race, GRP athlete Caitlin Patterson had the top result of the day, finishing 3rd overall and 1st in the senior women's category. Ida Sargent finished 1st in the master women's category, good for 4th overall. Liz Guiney was 2nd in senior women, and Kaitlynn Miller ...

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Craftsbury Skiers Compete at NENSA Trapp Invitational Rollerski Race

6 Nov 2018 @12:34

NENSA and the Trapp Family Lodge recently hosted the last rollerski race event in the 2018 NENSA Rollerski Series, which included 5 races in New York and Vermont. The race, a 10k classic in Stowe, VT on November 3, ... go arrow

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USRowing East Coast Fall Speed Order Results

5 Nov 2018 @6:16

GRP Scullers traveled to Princeton, New Jersey this weekend for their final race of the fall (head racing) season. Hosted by USRowing, the aptly named "Fall Speed Order" or FSO is structured to have athletes first test their power and fitness by performing a 6 kilometer erg test on Saturday; and, second, to test their speed and boat-moving skills on the water by racing Lake Carnegie's 4.25 kilometer race course on Sunday. Sunday's starting order for the head race was determined by Saturday's finish order on the ergos. An additional carrot was added for the men, as the top 16 cumulative performances on both the erg and water received invitations to row in four quads Sunday afternoon with other top-finishers.

But, what does performing well at FSO actually mean for GRP athletes? There are ...

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USRowing East Coast Fall Speed Order Results

5 Nov 2018 @6:16

GRP Scullers traveled to Princeton, New Jersey this weekend for their final race of the fall (head racing) season. Hosted by USRowing, the aptly named "Fall Speed Order" or FSO is structured to have athletes first ... go arrow

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GRP Results from USBA Fall Festival/Team Selection Series

1 Nov 2018 @14:49

All three races in the US Biathlon (USBA) Fall Festival Rollerski Trials are in the books, and the Green Racing Project had some standout results. USBA uses the results from these rollerski trials races, in addition to two previous races in Jericho, VT, to select their World Cup team for the upcoming season. While the selections won’t be made public until after the completion of all five races, we hope to see a number of GRP athletes represent the US in early World Cups.

The race series started on Tuesday, October 30 with a 7.5/10k sprint race. In the senior women’s category, GRP athletes swept the top three positions, with Susan Dunklee, Clare Egan and Emily Dreissigacker going 1-2-3. All three missed just one shot in standing. The sweep continued from there, with Hallie Grossman ...

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GRP Results from USBA Fall Festival/Team Selection Series

1 Nov 2018 @14:49

All three races in the US Biathlon (USBA) Fall Festival Rollerski Trials are in the books, and the Green Racing Project had some standout results. USBA uses the results from these rollerski trials races, in addition ... go arrow

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Over $5000 raised via Ski & Bike Swap

30 Oct 2018 @22:22

The 2nd biennial Ski and Bike Swap raised over $5000 for the Kathy Wright Memorial Scholarship fund and redistributed more than 650 bikes, skis and gear into the hands of more than 200 skiers and their families!

Donations to the Scholarship fund were based on consigned gear sales (25% of each item price). The Scholarship itself supports Craftsbury juniors in their skiing ventures, whether by making introductory programs more affordable or helping junior racers travel to camps and races. Recipients have thus far taken part in a variety of opportunities, from the New England BKL Festival up through Scandinavian Cup races. Last winter, the scholarship committee awarded 71 total scholarships, amounting to $20,420 in awards for program fee waivers and travel support. That’s 45 unique ...

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Over $5000 raised via Ski & Bike Swap

30 Oct 2018 @22:22

The 2nd biennial Ski and Bike Swap raised over $5000 for the Kathy Wright Memorial Scholarship fund and redistributed more than 650 bikes, skis and gear into the hands of more than 200 skiers and their families! ... go arrow

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2018 Black River Beatdown Results

29 Oct 2018 @14:44

We had an awesome time hosting the 2018 Ironwood Adventureworks Black River Beatdown this Sunday, October 28. Almost 50 runners braved the rain and cold temperatures for 15k, 30k, and 45k trail races. Many of our competitors were in costume, and all enjoyed one of the last opportunities for a trail race in 2018. Big thanks to Ironwood Adventureworks for organizing the race, and to all of our runners for coming out!

The 15k one loop race was the largest field of the day, with 25 competitors. Claire McIlvennie of Winooski, VT won the overall 15k as well as the women's race in a blazing time of 1:17:12. Second place in the women's race went to Elizabeth Anderson, and third place went to Ruth Addante. Elizabeth and Ruth also placed 3rd and 4th overall. The first men's 15k finisher was ...

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2018 Black River Beatdown Results

29 Oct 2018 @14:44

We had an awesome time hosting the 2018 Ironwood Adventureworks Black River Beatdown this Sunday, October 28. Almost 50 runners braved the rain and cold temperatures for 15k, 30k, and 45k trail races. Many of our ... go arrow

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Head of the Charles 2018 Recap and Results

23 Oct 2018 @20:38

After a whirlwind weekend in Boston, the 54th Head of the Charles is complete! The entire rowing world converges on the Charles River every year during the third weekend of October, and Craftsbury is no exception. Blustery winds and (mostly) blue skies marked the event, which saw nearly 11,000 racers negotiating the bridges and turns of the infamous three-mile course. 

Sculling staff and GRP rowers had a fantastic time both racing and working the tent in the bustling finish line area, handing out nearly 80 dozen cookies and chatting with tons of past and future campers. We also raffled off a free week of camp; we’ll be announcing the winner soon.

Now, to the racing: 

First up on Saturday was Director of Sculling Troy Howell, racing in the Men’s Grand Master Singles. His ...

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Head of the Charles 2018 Recap and Results

23 Oct 2018 @20:38

After a whirlwind weekend in Boston, the 54th Head of the Charles is complete! The entire rowing world converges on the Charles River every year during the third weekend of October, and Craftsbury is no exception. ... go arrow

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Skiing for Runners 2019

23 Oct 2018 @19:03

January 24-27, 2019 - 4 Days - $649

We're excited to announce our winter '19 cross-training weekend for runners. Treadmills have their place. Gym work has its time. But winter can get claustrophobic indoors. Add some skis, snowshoes or winter run gear? You'll move thru the winter landscape noiselessly, another animal exploring under its own power. During your four days at Craftsbury, you'll unlock tactics to embrace winter across a variety of disciplines: daily runs, ski clinics, snowshoeing on our more than 100k of groomed trails, plus another 20k of singletrack trails throughout our extensive trail network - all right out the door. Once you've learned to winter, you'll reclaim your freedom to enjoy trails and woods that you haven't visited since last summer. Sign up now for a weekend ...

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Skiing for Runners 2019

23 Oct 2018 @19:03

January 24-27, 2019 - 4 Days - $649We're excited to announce our winter '19 cross-training weekend for runners. Treadmills have their place. Gym work has its time. But winter can get claustrophobic indoors. Add some ... go arrow

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Caldwell and Martin Podium at Newburyport Half Marathon

22 Oct 2018 @21:48

Last weekend, Running Director Heidi Caldwell and GRP skier Adam Martin travelled to Newburyport, Massachusetts for the Newburyport Half Marathon. This race, held on Massachusetts’s North Shore, is relatively flat and fast and annually draws a very competitive field. Undeterred by the competition, Heidi and Adam both delivered noteworthy performances. Adam finished 2nd, in a blistering time of 1:06:18 (roughly a 5:05 minute mile) only two seconds behind 1st place Tadesse Yae Dabi. The Newburyport Daily News reported that Dabi is an “Ethiopian distance star” that has “competed all over the world.” Heidi was 6th overall and won the women’s race by a convincing seven minutes, in a time of 1:13:43 (about a 5:35 mile time). This time is nearly two minutes faster than her half ...

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Caldwell and Martin Podium at Newburyport Half Marathon

22 Oct 2018 @21:48

Last weekend, Running Director Heidi Caldwell and GRP skier Adam Martin travelled to Newburyport, Massachusetts for the Newburyport Half Marathon. This race, held on Massachusetts’s North Shore, is relatively flat ... go arrow

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Ski & Bike Swap: Sunday, Oct. 28

22 Oct 2018 @10:00

The Craftsbury Outdoor Center is holding its biennial Ski and Bike Swap on Sunday, October 28th, 2018. Our swap will again benefit the Kathy Wright scholarship fund, which supports young Nordic skiers at all levels of the sport. As in 2016, the swap will largely focus on equipment and clothing for mountain biking, cross country skiing, and backcountry skiing. Mark your calendars, and clean out your sheds!

What: Ski & Bike Swap.
When: Sunday, October 28, 2018 | 10:00am - 4:00pm
Where: Activity Center at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center

2018 sale will feature gently used Outdoor Center rental mountain bikes and Nordic skis. We're accepting mountain bikes, Nordic ski equipment, clothing/outerwear for skiing & biking on consignment. 25% of consigned item sales benefits the club’s youth ...

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Ski & Bike Swap: Sunday, Oct. 28

22 Oct 2018 @10:00

The Craftsbury Outdoor Center is holding its biennial Ski and Bike Swap on Sunday, October 28th, 2018. Our swap will again benefit the Kathy Wright scholarship fund, which supports young Nordic skiers at all levels ... go arrow

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Fitness & Fun for mature adventurers

17 Oct 2018 @17:44

Join COC staff for guided fitness sessions and modest adventures for the 55+ crowd.

October 10:  Biking Basics - Join COC Biking guru Ollie Buruss for an introduction to bikes and biking – we’ll ride around the teaching area, remembering balance in motion and practicing shifting and laughing! Wear sturdy shoes and pants that won’t get caught in the chain!

October 18 & 26:  Balance, Strength and Fun Course! - This strength and balance session is led by rowing team member Nathan Lado and will combine warm up, strength and balance exercises and activities – some possibly outdoors! Wear clothes to play in and bring gym shoes!

All sessions run from 1:00-2:30pm and meet on the Activity Center deck at the Center - pack a lunch and arrive early to enjoy a picnic! Bus transportation ...

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Fitness & Fun for mature adventurers

17 Oct 2018 @17:44

Join COC staff for guided fitness sessions and modest adventures for the 55+ crowd.October 10:  Biking Basics - Join COC Biking guru Ollie Buruss for an introduction to bikes and biking – we’ll ride around the ... go arrow

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CCDP wins final '18 VTYCL race

16 Oct 2018 @16:18

The Craftsbury Cycling Development Program (CCDP) wrapped up their Vermont Youth Cycling League (VTYCL) season last Sunday. They raced under sunny skies on their home course at the Outdoor Center. This crew had a strong performance, with seasoned veterans and MTB racing newbies all joining together to top the team ranking!  

Beginning with the varsity boys, Finn Sweet led the way, winning his 2nd race of the season. Jack Young was 4th, followed closely by Makail Tipton in 5th. Jack and Makail received a shout out from coach Ollie Burruss, as they “went back and forth all season and really made jumps as riders and racers.” In the JV boys’ race, Greyson Davis unfortunately suffered a flat tire and was unable to finish. In the 9th-10th grade girls’ race, Maya Remick, in her first ...

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CCDP wins final '18 VTYCL race

16 Oct 2018 @16:18

The Craftsbury Cycling Development Program (CCDP) wrapped up their Vermont Youth Cycling League (VTYCL) season last Sunday. They raced under sunny skies on their home course at the Outdoor Center. This crew had a ... go arrow

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GRP and CNSC Race Fall Rollerski Classic at Jericho, VT

14 Oct 2018 @14:40

A large group of Green Racing Project and Craftsbury Nordic Ski Club skiers competed this weekend in the Fall Rollerski Classic in Jericho, VT. The race, a 10k classic interval start, was part of NENSA's summer and fall rollerski series, which has just one more race remaining in the season.

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The GRP had five athletes in the race, three women and two men. The women had the strongest results, with Caitlin Patterson and Ida Sargent going 1-2 overall. Corey Stock placed 8th overall, 3rd in the senior women's category. On the men's side, Adam Martin took 2nd overall to UVM's Bill Harmeyer. Akeo Maifield-Carucci placed 5th in the senior men's category.

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A large contingent of juniors from the Craftsbury Outdoor Center also raced. In the U18 girl's ...

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GRP and CNSC Race Fall Rollerski Classic at Jericho, VT

14 Oct 2018 @14:40

A large group of Green Racing Project and Craftsbury Nordic Ski Club skiers competed this weekend in the Fall Rollerski Classic in Jericho, VT. The race, a 10k classic interval start, was part of NENSA's summer and ... go arrow

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GRP Scullers Race Green Mountain Head: Win syrup, apples, and cider

1 Oct 2018 @19:50

GRP scullers raced at Green Mountain Head this weekend for what are arguably the best prizes in all of fall head racing. For the last 37 years, Putney Rowing Club has hosted the regatta on their small stretch of the Connecticut River, and have provided single and double scullers of all ages a truly unique race experience. 

For starters, the regatta parking lot is a corn field that is usually harvested just days before the start of GMH. Volunteers usher racers that are both towing trailers and car-topping their boats over mounds of dirt and remainders of prickly corn stalks. Cars bounce comically over the now-empty rows of corn in anticipation of a great day of racing. Don’t be fooled by the low-key nature of this race, though - some of the athletes you see noshing freshly fried ...

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GRP Scullers Race Green Mountain Head: Win syrup, apples, and cider

1 Oct 2018 @19:50

GRP scullers raced at Green Mountain Head this weekend for what are arguably the best prizes in all of fall head racing. For the last 37 years, Putney Rowing Club has hosted the regatta on their small stretch of the ... go arrow

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Heidi Caldwell wins and sets new course record at Rockfest Half Marathon

1 Oct 2018 @16:58

Running camp director Heidi Caldwell certainly left an indelible mark on Sunday's Smuttynose Rockfest Half Marathon in Hampton Beach, New Hampshire. Impressive feat number one was setting a new women’s course record in 1:15:15. And if that wasn't quite enough, impressive feat number two was winning the race overall! In fact, the top two finishers were women. Running camp coach Sam Davis also raced, finishing in just over two hours. The Rockfest Half Marathon draws a large and competitive field to coastal New Hampshire, with more than 4,000 participants toeing the line, as well an additional 1,700 in the 5k race. 

In other news, another running camp coach Jack Pilla also put on his racing shoes this weekend. He did the VT50 in the Brownsville area, where he competed in the 50 mile ...

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Heidi Caldwell wins and sets new course record at Rockfest Half Marathon

1 Oct 2018 @16:58

Running camp director Heidi Caldwell certainly left an indelible mark on Sunday's Smuttynose Rockfest Half Marathon in Hampton Beach, New Hampshire. Impressive feat number one was setting a new women’s course ... go arrow

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Norm Graf: 1926-2018

24 Sep 2018 @14:59

At the age of 92, Norman Graf passed away yesterday, September 23, 2018. Norm coached at the Center for almost 20 years, serving as Sculling Program Director for 11 years.

Norm began rowing in 1940. He rowed with the undefeated Culver Military Academy 8+ in 1943. His rowing career took a hiatus during World War II, but in '48 he returned to the sport as stroke and captain of the undefeated Rutgers University freshmen team. In the late '50s Norm began coaching at Yale. In '67 he became the Head Rowing Coach and Intramural Athletic Director at Trinity College in Connecticut, a position he held for 15 years. Norm was the varsity women's coach at Trinity from '86-'92, and the Men's Associate Head Coach at Wesleyan University from '96-'02, a position he returned to in 2006. While at ...

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Norm Graf: 1926-2018

24 Sep 2018 @14:59

At the age of 92, Norman Graf passed away yesterday, September 23, 2018. Norm coached at the Center for almost 20 years, serving as Sculling Program Director for 11 years.Norm began rowing in 1940. He rowed with the ... go arrow

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World Rowing Championships Results: Davison/Graves place 14th

21 Sep 2018 @13:08

In the long-awaited finale to their 2018 summer, the USA Men’s Double Sculls (2x) comprised of Ben Davison (stroke) and John Graves (bow) - finally got to put all of their hard work to the test at the 2018 World Rowing Championships (Plovdiv, BUL), and came away with a 14th place finish.

The duo had a busy summer of international racing. Preparations for Bulgaria solidified after the 2x won domestically at Senior Trials I. At the same regatta, Ben was named the U23 1x; and, at the end of July, raced to a 4th place finish at U23 Worlds. In mid July, John and Ben placed first in the B final at World Cup III. Once back in Craftsbury, Ben and John spent the next month prepping for World Championships. With race countdown at just over a week, the 2x and Coach Whelpley departed for ...

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World Rowing Championships Results: Davison/Graves place 14th

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GRP Biathletes Podium at Climb to the Castle Rollerski Race

18 Sep 2018 @8:26

Last weekend, two GRP biathletes and one Craftsbury junior raced the infamous NYSEF Climb to the Castle. This mass start skate rollerski event climbs 2,300 feet up the Whiteface Mountain Veterans Memorial Highway. 

For the women, Quincy Massey-Bierman placed 11th overall and won the woman’s U16 category. For the men, Jake Brown topped the field with a new non-race wheel course record. He was joined on the podium by GRP teammate Raleigh Goessling in second place. The biathletes will return to racing action later this fall in Soldier Hollow, Utah.

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GRP Biathletes Podium at Climb to the Castle Rollerski Race

18 Sep 2018 @8:26

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Genny Tenny Fundraiser Run Recap

16 Sep 2018 @19:50

Huzzah! Congrats to all the Genny Tenny runners for conquering the hills and the heat out there today! It was a mid-September scorcher, and all managed in sweaty style.

With your help, we were able to raise nearly $1,000 for the Albany Community Trust’s Albany General Store Project. Big thank you to the Craftsbury General Store for sponsoring the run and to all those who donated. Thanks also to all the volunteers who made today possible!

You can find full results from the run here. Photos from the day by Wes Vear will be up on our Facebook page soon.

We hope to make the trek from one General Store to the next an annual affair. Thanks again to everyone who participated – we had a blast!

Interested in participating in more running events with the Outdoor Center? Check out our Autumn ...

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Huzzah! Congrats to all the Genny Tenny runners for conquering the hills and the heat out there today! It was a mid-September scorcher, and all managed in sweaty style.With your help, we were able to raise nearly ... go arrow

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Masters' on-snow camp

14 Sep 2018 @18:40

Masters: thinking about winter? We are. We're offering one Masters' camp this winter, December 6-9. Camp is aimed at intermediate masters and above, particularly those interested in starting the season off on the right note as they prepare for the Masters' World Cup in Beitostølen, Norway in March. Only one camp means you need to jump on this ASAP. Full details and registration.

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Masters' on-snow camp

14 Sep 2018 @18:40

Masters: thinking about winter? We are. We're offering one Masters' camp this winter, December 6-9. Camp is aimed at intermediate masters and above, particularly those interested in starting the season off on the ... go arrow