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|  August 2008  |
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08 MRA discounts

25 Aug 2008 @10:10

Sadly, the Masters Rowing Association (MRA) is no more. Craftsbury will honor those MRA members' discounts that have already made reservations with us for the '08 season. Likewise, the planned programming during the MRA Fall Festival weeks will remain consistent as well, with some additional emphasis on head racing available for those who are interested.

We are still evaluating what 2009 may hold in terms of programming, but will NOT offer any MRA discount as MRA memberships are no longer being sold.

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08 MRA discounts

25 Aug 2008 @10:10

Sadly, the Masters Rowing Association (MRA) is no more. Craftsbury will honor those MRA members' discounts that have already made reservations with us for the '08 season. Likewise, the planned programming during the ... go arrow

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Amy Wilton Book

19 Aug 2008 @20:11

Many Craftsbury campers know Amy as a coach or perhaps for her end of camp slideshows at Craftsbury most summers. But now you can add art book photographer" to that list as Amy and author C. S. Lambert have put together a new book coming out this fall. The book details what happens when you start getting really serious about your ocean seaglass finds. In "A Passion for Sea Glass", they guide readers through the world of sea glass collectors. Want to find out more? The book can be purchased online here.

Now, when can we expect the rowing book? Lobby Amy via her website.

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Amy Wilton Book

19 Aug 2008 @20:11

Many Craftsbury campers know Amy as a coach or perhaps for her end of camp slideshows at Craftsbury most summers. But now you can add art book photographer" to that list as Amy and author C. S. Lambert have put ... go arrow

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Craftsbury at Jr. Worlds

13 Aug 2008 @17:17

Campers/Interns Austin Meyer, Tom Nesel, and Cara Linnenkohl all represented the US at this summer's World Junior Championships in Linz, Austria at the end of July. Cara (Redmond, WA) joined us several years ago as part of our junior women's development camp. Her oarswomanship has certainly developed quite nicely, and this year she took silver in the junior women’s single sculls - the highest finish of a U.S. junior men’s or women’s single sculls crew in event history! This fall, Cara will be heading east to attend UVA.

Austin and Tom are from New York and have both interned with us several times in the past - as well as being campers. Both true lightweights from New York, they manned the 2x and raced to a 12th place finish out of the highest subscribed field (32 crews) at the regatta. ...

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Craftsbury at Jr. Worlds

13 Aug 2008 @17:17

Campers/Interns Austin Meyer, Tom Nesel, and Cara Linnenkohl all represented the US at this summer's World Junior Championships in Linz, Austria at the end of July. Cara (Redmond, WA) joined us several years ago as ... go arrow

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Summer Sculling Groups

12 Aug 2008 @14:00

We've been lucky this summer to have visitors beyond our program campers as several groups joined us for special training opportunities.
 
The summer opened with a visit from the Columbia Lions, fresh off Grand Final appearances at the Eastern Sprints – the first time both heavies and lights made the Grand Final, and the first time at all for the heavies since 1955. Both crews joined us for over two weeks of training on the calm water of Big Hosmer without the distractions of home. After their visit, it was directly off to IRAs, where the heavies battled their way into the Grand Final and the lights won the Petite Final. The season continued for the Heavies who traveled to Henley and contested the Temple Cup.

Which is precisely the same mission that brought Larry Gluckman's Trinity ...

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Summer Sculling Groups

12 Aug 2008 @14:00

We've been lucky this summer to have visitors beyond our program campers as several groups joined us for special training opportunities. The summer opened with a visit from the Columbia Lions, fresh off Grand Final ... go arrow

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Pepa v Weiss: Wheel of Torture

12 Aug 2008 @12:33

In addition to the Head of the Hosmer's weekly competition for bragging
rights on the water, sidebets have become popular, most recently an ab
roller challenge.

The competitors:

Craftsbury Coach, Charlie Weiss
Age:  22
Ht:  6'2"
Wt:  185lbs

Craftsbury Associate Director and resident hardwoman, Pepa Miloucheva
Age:  41
Ht:  5'6"
Wt:  135lbs

The challenge? Maximum number of repetitions on the ab roller - aka the
Wheel of Torture.

Preparation diverged amongst the competitors, with Charlie working actively
on improving his wheel technique and endurance. Pepa tapered hard in advance
of the contest.

The results? In a defiant stroke for masters' athletes everywhere, the wily
veteran Miloucheva obliterated Weiss, stopping after only 81 reps, having
seen that Weiss wasn't getting up off ...

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Pepa v Weiss: Wheel of Torture

12 Aug 2008 @12:33

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China and Craftsbury

9 Aug 2008 @17:26

If you're living in Shanghai and want to learn to scull, where would you go? That's right Craftsbury. As part of a two week long tour of Vermont, a Chinese television crew from Shanghai came to film a feature on sculling and the Center.

The show, called Getaway" on International Channel Shanghai (or ICS) is an english speaking travel show aired in China. The show puts its host, William Feng, through different segments and challenges that highlight various regions. Will came to Craftsbury to try sculling and a bit of mountain biking. Noel gave Will his introduction to the water, with Davis providing a mountain bike primer - both of which Will passed with flying colors.

And you thought you had a drive to get to the Center...

 

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China and Craftsbury

9 Aug 2008 @17:26

If you're living in Shanghai and want to learn to scull, where would you go? That's right Craftsbury. As part of a two week long tour of Vermont, a Chinese television crew from Shanghai came to film a feature on ... go arrow

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Fall Foliage Rates

9 Aug 2008 @13:41

Painful as it is to acknowledge, summer is beginning to wind down. Schools are reopening in the coming weeks, days are getting shorter, and late summer crops are appearing in the garden. The flip side of this bitter sweet change is that you can take advantage of our special pricing on guest stays this fall.

September 19 to October 11 you can stay at Craftsbury starting at $59/person/night! Pricing includes breakfast as well as free access to our wide variety of recreational options including our waterfront with canoes and kayaks, biking and walking trails, tennis/volleyball and badminton courts, horseshoe pit, weight room and sauna. We also have mountain bikes available for rent as well as naturalist guides ready for hire.

But hurry, because just like the colorful Vermont foliage, these ...

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Fall Foliage Rates

9 Aug 2008 @13:41

Painful as it is to acknowledge, summer is beginning to wind down. Schools are reopening in the coming weeks, days are getting shorter, and late summer crops are appearing in the garden. The flip side of this bitter ... go arrow

|  July 2008  |
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Boat and Oar Sale '08

31 Jul 2008 @12:05

In the market for a gently used boat? Ready to try the next generation sculls? Do we have a deal for you! We've just posted the first round of our 2008 fleet offerings, with a bunch of 26s, a Dolphin and a wide selection of demo and team boats from several manufacturers.

To go with your new boat, select a new set of sculls from nearly 20 pairs of C2s from last year, priced to move. This equipment will go fast, so make your deposit today.

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Boat and Oar Sale '08

31 Jul 2008 @12:05

In the market for a gently used boat? Ready to try the next generation sculls? Do we have a deal for you! We've just posted the first round of our 2008 fleet offerings, with a bunch of 26s, a Dolphin and a wide ... go arrow

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Coach wins Mt Washington

1 Jul 2008 @6:41

The longest day of the year also marks one of the toughest races of the season: the Mt. Washington Road Race. The name belies the toughness of this course, whose only hill is 7.6 miles long with nearly 5,000 feet of vertical. Yikes.

First across the line was Craftsbury's own coach, Eric Blake, for his second win at Mt. Washington in 1:00:39. The race this year served as the U.S. national mountain running championship and as the prime selection race for the Teva U.S. Mountain Running Team that will compete in the World Mountain Trophy race in Switzerland in September, so Eric will be headed across the pond for more fun in the Alps this fall. Craftsbury Coach Brett Ely also competed, finishing just outside the top 20 in 23rd as part of the women's race.

There's quite a bit of good ...

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Coach wins Mt Washington

1 Jul 2008 @6:41

The longest day of the year also marks one of the toughest races of the season: the Mt. Washington Road Race. The name belies the toughness of this course, whose only hill is 7.6 miles long with nearly 5,000 feet ... go arrow

|  June 2008  |
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2009 Sculling Rates and Dates

6 Jun 2008 @10:40

WHAT?! 2009 already? Well, for lots of Craftsbury Sculling aficionados who want to ensure they get one of the cabins or the exact session they want, it's never too early to reserve. You can see our 2009 information here and get to a downloadable registration form here, and start planning to make your summer dreams a reality...

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2009 Sculling Rates and Dates

6 Jun 2008 @10:40

WHAT?! 2009 already? Well, for lots of Craftsbury Sculling aficionados who want to ensure they get one of the cabins or the exact session they want, it's never too early to reserve. You can see our go arrow

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Pepa on Dryland Training

2 Jun 2008 @7:41

How do Pepa's kids go so fast? Well, partly because while the rest of us have put skiing from our mind they're hard at work. Pepa's hard at work too, and still thinking of how to get beter. Check out Pepa's article on Fasterskier.com from last Thursday. Now's a great time to be working on technique before you can develop bad habits as dryland kicks off the summer season.

Seize the Moment - Make Technique Changes at the Right Time

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Pepa on Dryland Training

2 Jun 2008 @7:41

How do Pepa's kids go so fast? Well, partly because while the rest of us have put skiing from our mind they're hard at work. Pepa's hard at work too, and still thinking of how to get beter. Check out go arrow

|  May 2008  |
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Women's Marathon Trials'08

29 May 2008 @12:28

A performance of note this spring was at the 2008 Women's Marathon Olympic Trials by Craftsbury Coach and Boston Athletic Association runner, Brett Ely. Brett was the third BAA finisher on the day, 34th overall-bettering her PR by 4:18.

As we mentioned earlier, Kasie Enman, another runner with Craftsbury ties competed as well, finishing 11th, in 2:37:14, lopping nearly 7 minutes off of her PR!

Great runs by both competitors - Congratulations! You can find results and tons of information at the official website of the trials, bostontrials2008.com.

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Women's Marathon Trials'08

29 May 2008 @12:28

A performance of note this spring was at the 2008 Women's Marathon Olympic Trials by Craftsbury Coach and Boston Athletic Association runner, Brett Ely. Brett was the third BAA finisher on the day, 34th ... go arrow

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Kaschper and Dreher arrival

28 May 2008 @10:15

Now that the hubbub surrounding our initial opening has died down a bit, we can mention another bit of excitement at the boathouse:  the arrival of a 2008 midweight (155-185lbs.) Kaschper Raven and blades from Dreher.

The 3 pair of Dreher Blades represent an assortment of options:

 - 1 pair Rx blades with medium grips and standard flex
 - 1 pair Apex blades with medium grips and standard flex
 - 1 pair Apex blades with large grips and stiff flex

Combine these with the Croker and C2 sculls we already had in stock and chances are you'll be able to find the perfect sculls for your technique.

2008 is the first time we've had an opportunity to try the Raven. It's a great looking boat with classic lines highlighted with a sexy clear carbon finish. The bio rig offers more height options with just ...

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Kaschper and Dreher arrival

28 May 2008 @10:15

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Stotesbury Cup Regatta '08

26 May 2008 @9:07

The Craftsbury Road Show rolled to Philadelphia, PA a weekend or so ago for the world's largest high school regatta, the Stotesbury Cup. The weather wasn't entirely cooperative, but it cleared off nicely for Saturday's semis and finals. Cookies and great racing were enjoyed by all, and after the weekend we drew a winner - Jaimee Morell of Vineland, NJ won a free week of camp this summer. Congratulations!

Congratulations as well to Craftsbury Coach Troy Howell (profiled just last month) and the Episcopal School of Dallas. Troy's Senior Girls' 2x was a silver medalist on Saturday.

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Stotesbury Cup Regatta '08

26 May 2008 @9:07

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|  April 2008  |
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Family and Sculling camp

15 Apr 2008 @16:57

Clients often ask us about how our camps work with their spouse or children. The Center is a great place for scullers and their families. What better way to enjoy your sport than with the rest of the household? Our camps are a fun way to introduce your parents, partner, or children to the sport you love. Our low camper to coach ratio ensures that wherever they are starting, they'll have fun and learn quickly.

Can't convince them to try rowing? There's still plenty to enjoy each day. The Center has 320 acres of fields and forests with canoeing, mt. bike trails, great access to road cycling, swimming, athletic fields and courts (tennis, badminton, volleyball), and lots of great local attractions to visit. With advance notice, We can arrange babysitting as well, and free wifi can keep ...

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Family and Sculling camp

15 Apr 2008 @16:57

Clients often ask us about how our camps work with their spouse or children. The Center is a great place for scullers and their families. What better way to enjoy your sport than with the rest of the household? Our ... go arrow

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Jr. Camps filling fast

15 Apr 2008 @16:50

We’ve had a great response to our Jr. Women’s Camps this year. Space remains only in the June 22-27, 2008 session: Performance Sculling for Jr. Women: 13-15 – the other camp is full. If you, or an avid sculler in your club or family is interested, better sign up as space is limited and has filled fast.

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Jr. Camps filling fast

15 Apr 2008 @16:50

We’ve had a great response to our Jr. Women’s Camps this year. Space remains only in the June 22-27, 2008 session: Performance Sculling for Jr. Women: 13-15 – the other camp is full. If you, or an avid sculler in ... go arrow

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Room upgrades available

15 Apr 2008 @16:44

Lots of people know that our pricing is all inclusive:  meals, lodging, coaching, boat rental - complete. What some people don't know is that you can request more gracious accommodations. The Center has a wide range of lodging available for campers. From our basic dorm style rooms to lakeside cottages, you're sure to find something that feels comfortable to you. Make a note on your online registration or ask our front office during your reservation what is available to make your stay that much more comfortable.

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Room upgrades available

15 Apr 2008 @16:44

Lots of people know that our pricing is all inclusive:  meals, lodging, coaching, boat rental - complete. What some people don't know is that you can request more gracious accommodations. The Center has a wide range ... go arrow

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More Boats

15 Apr 2008 @15:26

Spring's coming to the Center. No, not the daffodils or other flowers yet - boats! This weekend was our Maas shipment:  Flys, Aeros and 24s. Today we expect to see Coach Peter Figgins of UVM with a Kaschper Raven MW 1x in tow as well.

I also included a couple of shots of the remaining snow. You can see the pile from the roof in the second picture down, as well as the marooned launches and a view from the right hand dock (which itself is under a foot of snow).

Fear not, this'll all be gone well in advance of the season opening. We've made great progress already, melting feet of snow the first week of April. Temperatures are supposed to climb this week into next, so still more will be done by the time we'll be ready for all of our guests.

Images at left:

From Top:
 - Maas boats
 - The snow ...

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More Boats

15 Apr 2008 @15:26

Spring's coming to the Center. No, not the daffodils or other flowers yet - boats! This weekend was our Maas shipment:  Flys, Aeros and 24s. Today we expect to see Coach Peter Figgins of UVM with a Kaschper Raven MW ... go arrow

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Coach at Marathon Trials

10 Apr 2008 @13:55

Craftsbury Coach and Boston Athletic Association runner, Brett Ely, will be in the hunt for a berth on the 2008 US Olympic team. Women’s Olympic marathon trials will be run on a unique course the day before the festivities kick off for the Boston Marathon – Sunday, April 20.

Another runner with Craftsbury connections competing that day is Kasie Enman. Kasie coached here in 2006. She runs as a BAA affiliated runner as well.

You can follow Brett and Kasie’s progress, as well as the rest of the field, live in an online stream at NBC.com, beginning at 8am. A one hour highlights special will be broadcast the following Sunday, the 27th. The regular marathon is on the Versus network.

Best of luck!

BAA Profile of Brett
BAA Profile of Kasie

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Coach at Marathon Trials

10 Apr 2008 @13:55

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CRASH-Bs Winner

1 Apr 2008 @9:29

CRASH-Bs has passed but one bit of business remains: the Craftsbury Weeklong Raffle winner. The lucky erg athlete is Richard Creed of Farmington, CT who visited our booth in Boston and now has a free week of camp to use sometime during the 2008 season. Congratulations Richard!

Want to win your own free session? Come visit us at the world's largest high school regatta, the Stotesbury Cup. Have a cookie, enjoy some awesome racing and enter the raffle.

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CRASH-Bs Winner

1 Apr 2008 @9:29

CRASH-Bs has passed but one bit of business remains: the Craftsbury Weeklong Raffle winner. The lucky erg athlete is Richard Creed of Farmington, CT who visited our booth in Boston and now has a free week of camp ... go arrow

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Scull internships '08

31 Mar 2008 @1:43

While all the applicants to the process have known the results of our search for interns this summer, we hadn't officially announced this year's crop of interns. Without further ado:

Ben RoseGrosse Ile, MI
Emily WallisArlington, VA
Paal HaddalWinona, MN
Heidi WallsPortland, ME
Parker WashburnAndover, MA
Caleb CorlissMarion, MA
Nick PerryPoughkeepsie, NY
Ian GrahamCave Creek, AZ
Branden TaaffeSarasota, FL
David SmithMilford, CT
Tara Geraghty-Moats Hannover, NH
Austin MeyerCohoes, NY
Jean SackEureka, CA
Tyler AndrewsSammamish, WA
Leo PelletierSalem, CT

Congratulations to all our interns!

Still wanting to participate in the '08 internship program? We do have internships available from Sept. 7 to the 28th. So if you have interest and time available during that time, drop us a line at ...

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Scull internships '08

31 Mar 2008 @1:43

While all the applicants to the process have known the results of our search for interns this summer, we hadn't officially announced this year's crop of interns. Without further ado:Ben RoseGrosse Ile, MI Emily ... go arrow

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Biathlon National Championships

31 Mar 2008 @1:16

CNSC members Ethan Dressigacker, Mike Gibson, and Hannah Dreissigacker headed west to Mt Itasca in Coleraine, MN for the US Biathlon National Championships. Competing in the Youth Men's division, Mike got 2nd in Thursday's Sprint, 4th in Friday's Pursuit and 5th in Saturday's Mass Start. In a near mirroring of Mike's results, Ethan got a 4th in the Sprint, and two second place finishes in Friday and Saturday's events, while Hannah traded spots through the weekend with fellow collegian Katrina Howe in women's racing.

I can't imagine the level of fatigue these racers are carrying at this point in the season. I've been worn out just writing of their travels and victories. Hopefully some well-deserved rest is next on the agenda.

US biathlon website

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Biathlon National Championships

31 Mar 2008 @1:16

CNSC members Ethan Dressigacker, Mike Gibson, and Hannah Dreissigacker headed west to Mt Itasca in Coleraine, MN for the US Biathlon National Championships. Competing in the Youth Men's division, Mike got 2nd in ... go arrow

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Grooming next weekend April 5th & 6th!

30 Mar 2008 @1:13

The conditions are too good to close just yet - so we're not. We'll start grooming again next Saturday the 5th and Sunday the 6th. There's some dicey weather in the interim, but we have a pretty bomber base (see the photos at left) and should be able to weather most of what's being forecast - there is some snow expected this weekend as well.

Next Saturday's grooming will be much as we've done the past several weeks - mainly the core trails plus Ruthie's and Sam's.

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Grooming next weekend April 5th & 6th!

30 Mar 2008 @1:13

The conditions are too good to close just yet - so we're not. We'll start grooming again next Saturday the 5th and Sunday the 6th. There's some dicey weather in the interim, but we have a pretty bomber base (see the ... go arrow

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Staying Open for Skiing

23 Mar 2008 @13:52

We've still got some great skiing at Craftsbury so we're staying open through March 30th!! Come out and enjoy the spring trails. go arrow

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Staying Open for Skiing

23 Mar 2008 @13:52

We've still got some great skiing at Craftsbury so we're staying open through March 30th!! Come out and enjoy the spring trails. go arrow

Racing wrapup

19 Mar 2008 @23:25

The season is pretty well wrapped up around New England. This past weekend saw the capping of many junior's seasons as the Junior Olympics finished with the team relay and closer to home, the TD BankNorth Eastern High School Championships at Trapps.

The Junior Olympics took a turn for the absurd as a missing bag of race skis put something of a damper on the preparations for CNSC and New England in advance of Friday's Classic Mass start event. CNSC's Kristin Halvorsen placed a strong 4th - only 10.7s out of gold in the FJ2 5k. Tara Geraghty-Moats had a top 20 in the same race, as did Jake Barton in the MJ1 15k.

With one last shot at redemption and catching the Alaskan team heading into the final race, New England's FJ2 girls did their part, winning gold behind the team of Isabel ...

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Racing wrapup

19 Mar 2008 @23:25

The season is pretty well wrapped up around New England. This past weekend saw the capping of many junior's seasons as the Junior Olympics finished with the team relay and closer to home, the TD BankNorth Eastern ... go arrow

4th SNOC challenge results

13 Mar 2008 @15:48

Like kissing your sister - while we didn't tie, it wasn't as satisfying for the home team as one would like. The 4th annual SNOC challenge ended with Stowe beating CNSC Wednesday afternoon, 265 to 168. CNSC's 168 was enough to hold off the Onion River Nordic upstarts who joined the fray this year. This brings the series to 3 to 1 in SNOC's favor and the Kingdom's finest are left to wonder what might have been if last week's race had not been cancelled. go arrow

4th SNOC challenge results

13 Mar 2008 @15:48

Like kissing your sister - while we didn't tie, it wasn't as satisfying for the home team as one would like. The 4th annual SNOC challenge ended with Stowe beating CNSC Wednesday afternoon, 265 to 168. CNSC's 168 ... go arrow

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More JO Gold for CNSC

13 Mar 2008 @15:35

Got an email from Pepa announcing Tara Geraghty-Moats won the FJ2 5k in Anchorage - another gold for CNSC as well as a second medal for Tara. A late storm added much needed snow, but much dreaded changes in waxing. Seems the techs got Tara's skis right at least.

Fasterskier coverage
Official results
NENSA coverage

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More JO Gold for CNSC

13 Mar 2008 @15:35

Got an email from Pepa announcing Tara Geraghty-Moats won the FJ2 5k in Anchorage - another gold for CNSC as well as a second medal for Tara. A late storm added much needed snow, but much dreaded changes in waxing. ... go arrow

More Spring Fling accounts

11 Mar 2008 @20:59

Found these accounts of some Cambridge Sports Union members' experiences of Saturday's racing. Enjoy.

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More Spring Fling accounts

11 Mar 2008 @20:59

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Marathon Coverage

11 Mar 2008 @12:29

The March issue of Vermont Sports Today contains two articles about the 2008 Craftsbury marathon. Click to read Kate Carter's Commentary, and here to read John Morton's article, "The Lure of the Craftsbury Marathon".

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Marathon Coverage

11 Mar 2008 @12:29

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JO success for CNSC

11 Mar 2008 @12:23

Junior Olympics kicked off on Monday with the classic sprint race and it was a good day for Craftsbury skiers:

FJ2
Kristin Halvorsen 1st
Tara Geraghty-Moats 3rd

MJ1
Ethan Dreissigacker 9th
Alex Schulz 10th

Pepa hasn't seen the points to this point, but thinks that New England should be leading that competition. As noted in a fasterskier.com blog, the conditions are tricky, but no one is better prepared to make the best of marginal conditions than a New Englander.

Follow all the news from Alaska with these links:

Official Junior Olympics '08 websiteFasterskier JO blogsPictures from the racing

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JO success for CNSC

11 Mar 2008 @12:23

Junior Olympics kicked off on Monday with the classic sprint race and it was a good day for Craftsbury skiers:FJ2Kristin Halvorsen 1stTara Geraghty-Moats 3rdMJ1Ethan Dreissigacker 9thAlex Schulz 10thPepa hasn't seen ... go arrow

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Weekend Weather saga

11 Mar 2008 @10:58

This past weekend's weather (8th-9th) was a doozy. Sadly, the storm's track didn't yield the awesome snow totals that other parts of the country received. Rather we got iced trees and power outages - however, we stayed open all weekend, and our skiing is really quite good after the PistenBully chews everything up nice and fine.

We'd like to thank everyone who was working to contact us this weekend for their patience as we worked to bring everything back online. We have things cleaned up - except for what used to be my woodpile at left - all systems are go, so if you did have difficulty reaching us, please try again this week and we'd be happy to help you.

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Weekend Weather saga

11 Mar 2008 @10:58

This past weekend's weather (8th-9th) was a doozy. Sadly, the storm's track didn't yield the awesome snow totals that other parts of the country received. Rather we got iced trees and power outages - however, we ... go arrow

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2008 Spring Fling Results

9 Mar 2008 @9:55

Over 127 racers braved the winter weather rain, slush and ice to participate in the Craftsbury Spring Fling ski races this past Saturday. There was about an hour rain shower during the race but heavy rains did not commence until after the awards ceremony. In the 30 km event, Ian Case slipped away from Marc Gilberston in the final kilometers. Both are from Hyde Park, Vermont. Many college ski racers from Harvard, St. Lawrence, Middlebury, and UVM filled out many top places. In the 15 km, Liz Stephen of East Montpelier beat out the Craftsbury Marathon female winner, Carina Hamel. Ms. Stephen recently won a bronze medal at the U23 (under 23) Worlds Competition in Italy. Thirty-two children ages 3 to 13 skied in the lollypop, 2 km or 4 km events. go arrow

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2008 Spring Fling Results

9 Mar 2008 @9:55

Over 127 racers braved the winter weather rain, slush and ice to participate in the Craftsbury Spring Fling ski races this past Saturday. There was about an hour rain shower during the race but heavy rains did not ... go arrow

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Yaks on Skis

5 Mar 2008 @19:29

A bit tardy, but worth checking out are Maria Harrigan and friends who joined us for the marathon and really got in the spirit. As astute readers of this website know, this year we added a competition for feed stations to earn extra money. Quite a few participated and put on a great show of costumes, themes and signs. Maria and her compatriots took it to the next level however by dressing up themselves to participate in the marathon. Check out the yaks, including some YouTube footage of when they tried the double skis. More footage.

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Yaks on Skis

5 Mar 2008 @19:29

A bit tardy, but worth checking out are Maria Harrigan and friends who joined us for the marathon and really got in the spirit. As astute readers of this website know, this year we added a competition for feed ... go arrow

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CNSC/SNOC Challenge races

5 Mar 2008 @19:05

Wednesday, March 5 CANCELLED due to conditions. In an effort to preserve snow and quality skiing, Craftsbury has elected to let the water drain out of the trails before grooming. See Snow Report of March 5 for more details.

Wednesday, March 5, Craftsbury will be hosting the first leg of the annual Stowe Nordic Outing Club's Challenge race. Part of the Wednesday night race series they host, this year's race will be a two race format: a classic mass start at Craftsbury with a Skate race at Trapp's on the 12th with cumulative team scoring between the two events deciding this year's winning team. The series is even with one win a piece to this point, so any Craftsbury affiliated skier is called upon to serve in this cause. Registration's at 4pm, with the race at 4:30. Come on out this ...

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CNSC/SNOC Challenge races

5 Mar 2008 @19:05

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CNSC top ranked club in NENSA!

5 Mar 2008 @18:05

With two races remaining, Craftsbury Nordic Ski Club leads the season long Nensa point series. Each year, NENSA runs a club competition at selected New England races. At this point, CNSC holds a slim 3 point advantage over the Ford Sayre club. Any CNSC member that can rally to go the the Bretton Woods race on March 16th is strongly encouraged to do so.

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CNSC top ranked club in NENSA!

5 Mar 2008 @18:05

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Cold weather exercise

3 Mar 2008 @21:38

We often get questions about cold weather and exercise. Our answer has always been to dress right and keep going through winter. Below is a link to a January 17, 2008, New York Times article about a study that backs that up. go arrow

Cold weather exercise

3 Mar 2008 @21:38

We often get questions about cold weather and exercise. Our answer has always been to dress right and keep going through winter. Below is a link to a January 17, 2008, New York Times article about a study that backs ... go arrow

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CNSC at Championships

29 Feb 2008 @10:54

It's nearly March and the end of the season brings several new challenges for the skiers in the Craftsbury Nordic Ski Club. Dartmouth Freshman and CNSC athlete Ida Sargent is currently at Jr. World Championships, where she's netted a 12th place this past Saturday in the sprint, as well as 20th in the 5k Classic event and 36th in the 10k Freestyle. The sprint and 10k finish were pacesetters for the American team. The championships ended on Thursday, Feb. 28 in Malles, Italy, after being moved from snowless Szczyrk, Poland. You can follow the results at the FIS website, and fasterskier.com has coverage as well. Running simultaneously to the Junior Championships are the U23 Worlds as well - with Elsa Sargent qualifying for the US worlds' team as well.

Domestically, the Junior Olympic ...

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CNSC at Championships

29 Feb 2008 @10:54

It's nearly March and the end of the season brings several new challenges for the skiers in the Craftsbury Nordic Ski Club. Dartmouth Freshman and CNSC athlete Ida Sargent is currently at Jr. World Championships, ... go arrow

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SNOW-a-palooza

28 Feb 2008 @22:55

We didn't get as much as was forecast, but we still have a solid 10-12 out of the past day and a half's storm. It went about as forecast: heavier snow (moisture content) changing to progressively lighter stuff - Champlain powder?

Anyhow, we are anticipating another shot of snow tomorrow evening into Saturday, so don't put those skis away just yet! Some of the best skiing of the year is available right now and the (nearly) March sun goes higher in the sky and stays light much longer. Come on up!

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SNOW-a-palooza

28 Feb 2008 @22:55

We didn't get as much as was forecast, but we still have a solid 10-12 out of the past day and a half's storm. It went about as forecast: heavier snow (moisture content) changing to progressively lighter stuff - ... go arrow

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Spring Fling & Craftsbury Appreciation Day

28 Feb 2008 @22:50

Yup, it's just about time for the rite of spring: Craftsbury's Spring Fling 15 and 30k skate race AND Craftsbury appreciation day - Both on March 8.

The Spring Fling is a mass start 15 or 30k, with BKL distances as well, starting at 10, with more registration info here.

Craftsbury Appreciation day is an event for Craftsbury residents. Our way of saying "Thanks" for another fun winter. Craftsbury residents get:

  • Free rentals all Day - Sat. March 8, 2008
  • Free lessons at 10AM and 1PM
  • Free BBQ starting at noon with sugar on snow
     

Good fun all the way around, and a nice close to our winter lodging season on the 9th.

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Spring Fling & Craftsbury Appreciation Day

28 Feb 2008 @22:50

Yup, it's just about time for the rite of spring: Craftsbury's Spring Fling 15 and 30k skate race AND Craftsbury appreciation day - Both on March 8. The Spring Fling is a mass start 15 or 30k, with BKL distances as ... go arrow

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New Team Boats!

28 Feb 2008 @22:34

We keep getting more and more deliveries of gear. This past Monday, it was Jeff McIntyre of Hudson delivering us some new goodies. We got a school of new Predators: LW, MW, HW singles; LW, MW, HW pair/doubles, and a MW quad/four. It's been a while since we've had new pair/doubles and the quad is an exciting addition to the boathouse as well. We do have both sweep and scull riggers, so should you want to mix up your week with a little sweep rowing, you've got your chance.

Like the rest of the boats we're buying this year for the demo program, we will be selling all of these at the end of the season along with our usual selection of Peinerts and Maas boats. Keep your eyes peeled on our sale page, as I hope to get that posted in the next month or so. Of course pickup will be after the ...

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New Team Boats!

28 Feb 2008 @22:34

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Craftsbury & Groups

28 Feb 2008 @1:36

Getting hitched? Big family get together? Staff retreat or maybe a conference? We still have space this summer and fall for your wedding, event, training camp or conference. Craftsbury is a prime spot to host your next group function. We have several large meeting areas, rentals, planning services, food and lodging - all with the backdrop of our prime recreation facilities. Contact our events coordinator at groups@craftsbury.com or by phone at 802-586-7767 extension 29.

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Craftsbury & Groups

28 Feb 2008 @1:36

Getting hitched? Big family get together? Staff retreat or maybe a conference? We still have space this summer and fall for your wedding, event, training camp or conference. Craftsbury is a prime spot to host your ... go arrow

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Demo Program '08 arrivals

18 Feb 2008 @17:05

As some of you may have heard, we've made some changes to our Demo program. We're in the process of purchasing a selection of boats from Hudson, Fluidesign, Sykes, Fillippi, Kaschper, Vespoli, as well as the usual fresh shipment from Peinert and Maas. 15 new demo boats (including three new 2x/- and new 4+/-), 25 new fleet boats, and demo oars from Dreher and Croker - there's no better place to try new boats than Craftsbury.

And in a sign of spring, the orders are starting to arrive! We have two boats from Sykes and a trio of Fluidesign singles: LW, MW and HWs from FD; with a MW and HW HKCC Mould 26 singles from Sykes. They're still wrapped up, which is probably how they'll stay until the lake's liquid again. Our Vespoli 27XL has been picked up and will come north with Senior Associate ...

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Demo Program '08 arrivals

18 Feb 2008 @17:05

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Biathlon and CNSC

13 Feb 2008 @20:42

You have read a bit about the biathlon connections here at the Center with Ethan's experience at Junior Worlds, but Vermont Sports has done a feature on biathlon. Read more about Ethan, Alex Schulz, and Mike Gibson - all CNSC racers who are competing in biathlon as well. If you can find the print version, there are a fair number of pictures as well.

There's also a profile of Ethan as one of their athletes of the month.

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Biathlon and CNSC

13 Feb 2008 @20:42

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Marathon Wrapup

6 Feb 2008 @13:57

Despite fears of skating rink conditions for the 28th annual TD BankNorth Craftsbury marathon, Saturday, Feb. 2nd saw another great turnout by racers and touring class skiers. Craftsbury and Greensboro danced around some of the worst of the predicted weather Friday evening into Saturday morning, getting mainly sleet, with less rain than forecast. The challenging conditions did necessitate a delayed start to whip the course into shape as well as the subtraction of the five worst kilometers, but by race time at 11AM, the point to point course was in good condition for competitors and tourists alike.

The racing was a bumper haul for the Green Mountain Valley School in Waitsfield, with GMVS racers or their coaches taking 3 out of the four overall categories. Noah Brautigam kicked off the ...

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Marathon Wrapup

6 Feb 2008 @13:57

Despite fears of skating rink conditions for the 28th annual TD BankNorth Craftsbury marathon, Saturday, Feb. 2nd saw another great turnout by racers and touring class skiers. Craftsbury and Greensboro danced around ... go arrow

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Pepa profiled in Gazette

6 Feb 2008 @12:35

About a week ago, Pepa was profiled in the Hardwick Gazette. They wrote about what we all know: that she's a great coach with fast skiers. go arrow

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Pepa profiled in Gazette

6 Feb 2008 @12:35

About a week ago, Pepa was profiled in the Hardwick Gazette. They wrote about what we all know: that she's a great coach with fast skiers. go arrow

Trinity College Winter Trip '08

6 Feb 2008 @12:29

In the continuing theme of summer athletes visiting the Center during the winter (did you see us in the pic of the day on row2k at the beginning of the week?) the Center was fortunate to host a group from Trinity College this January.

36 students and chaperones experienced another side of Craftsbury: video, ski lessons, great conditions and tons of skiing. The second annual Trinitasa-loppet closed the week of aerobic base and team building before members of the group start their winter work for a fast season.

This year's winner of the prestigious Trinitasa-loppet was rower Brian DeRegt in 11:08, which we believe is course record, with Sarah Keller leading the women home in 16:45. In other positive news, coach Kevin MacDermott stayed upright this year, even finishing the Loppet in a ...

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Trinity College Winter Trip '08

6 Feb 2008 @12:29

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Craftsbury in Canadian Press

6 Feb 2008 @11:33

Tim Shuff of the Toronto Globe and Mail visited us this past December. He wrote an article on skiing in Northern VT, with us as the representative on the Nordic side. go arrow

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Craftsbury in Canadian Press

6 Feb 2008 @11:33

Tim Shuff of the Toronto Globe and Mail visited us this past December. He wrote an article on skiing in Northern VT, with us as the representative on the Nordic side. go arrow

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SNOW!

6 Feb 2008 @1:34

Forecasted 4-6 today into tomorrow, possibly a foot or more over the weekend.While I don't want to jinx the storm, it's hard not to be excited. We've dodged a bullet and now it's snowing. Apparently, the storm slid south far enough to put us on the Northern edge of it and get rid of any possible rain events for the next several days. What are you doing this weekend? Come on up and play!

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SNOW!

6 Feb 2008 @1:34

Forecasted 4-6 today into tomorrow, possibly a foot or more over the weekend.While I don't want to jinx the storm, it's hard not to be excited. We've dodged a bullet and now it's snowing. Apparently, the storm slid ... go arrow

Preliminary Race Results Posted

2 Feb 2008 @19:04

Preliminary results for the 2008 TD Banknorth Craftsbury Marathon have been posted. go arrow

Preliminary Race Results Posted

2 Feb 2008 @19:04

Preliminary results for the 2008 TD Banknorth Craftsbury Marathon have been posted. go arrow

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Marathoners: We want your input!

2 Feb 2008 @16:24

If you participated in the 2008 TD Banknorth Craftsbury Marathon race or tour please take the time to provide your feedback and help us continue to improve the event. go arrow

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Marathoners: We want your input!

2 Feb 2008 @16:24

If you participated in the 2008 TD Banknorth Craftsbury Marathon race or tour please take the time to provide your feedback and help us continue to improve the event. go arrow

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Marathon Weather Update

2 Feb 2008 @7:59

So far the Craftsbury Marathon has dodged a big weather bullet. We ended upwith several inches of sleet, a bit of rain that has congealed it, and nowsnow on top. It's stll snowing but there's probably 1-2 currently on theground.

We are still running the 2 hour delay as we work to get this all groomed up.

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Marathon Weather Update

2 Feb 2008 @7:59

So far the Craftsbury Marathon has dodged a big weather bullet. We ended upwith several inches of sleet, a bit of rain that has congealed it, and nowsnow on top. It's stll snowing but there's probably 1-2 currently ... go arrow

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Marathon Delay & Course Change

1 Feb 2008 @14:00

The Marathon start has been delayed 2 hours. Registration will open at 8:30 a.m. and buses will start departing at 8:40 a.m. The last bus for the race will leave at 10:00 a.m. and the last bus for the tourers will be at noon. We highly recommend that tourers start no later than 11:30 so that they don't miss the cut off time. We also have changed the lunch, awards and cut off times. All will be 1 hour later.

Additionally, after discussions with the technical delegate, we've shortenedthe 50k course. Please consult the map link. In brief, we've cut off the northernmost 5k of the course:Max's Pond and the upper lake. We feel that conditions after the projectedweather event will have deteriorated too far to use that part of the course. go arrow

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Marathon Delay & Course Change

1 Feb 2008 @14:00

The Marathon start has been delayed 2 hours. Registration will open at 8:30 a.m. and buses will start departing at 8:40 a.m. The last bus for the race will leave at 10:00 a.m. and the last bus for the tourers will ... go arrow

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CNSC athlete at Worlds

30 Jan 2008 @16:02

CNSC skier, Ethan Dreissigacker, of Morrisville is currently skiing at Ruhpolding Germany at the Jr. World Biathlon Championships. Ethan's best result to this point is a 20th in yesterday's 12.5K Youth Individual competition. Ethan joins Team USA member Leif Nordgren in the top 20. Ethan shot 19 of 20, tying him for top shooting honors with the eventual first and third place finishers. Great result Ethan! go arrow

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CNSC athlete at Worlds

30 Jan 2008 @16:02

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Yearn to Travel: Craftsbury

21 Jan 2008 @13:23

We came across a blog of one family's visit to the Center a winter or two ago. While some thing it references has changed (e.g. the skate room is now in the new wax hut), it does offer a spin free version of things here at the Center. Click here for one unvarnished opinion. go arrow

Yearn to Travel: Craftsbury

21 Jan 2008 @13:23

We came across a blog of one family's visit to the Center a winter or two ago. While some thing it references has changed (e.g. the skate room is now in the new wax hut), it does offer a spin free version of things ... go arrow

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Registration Closes January 26

18 Jan 2008 @19:53

TD Banknorth Craftsbury Marathon Registration Closes January 26

The Craftsbury Marathon Will Be Better Than Ever This Year. Why haven't you signed up yet?

  • Registration closes Saturday, January 26.
  • We still have space. Limit is 1000 tourers and racers.
  • Race is on Saturday, February 2
  • We have great snow. Base is 12 - 24 inches with 5 inches of new snow.

 

New this year, all seven aid stations along the course will have: warming tents, catered hot soups and appetizers, bonfires with seating, volunteer servers competing to have the best and most creative station as judged by you, the participants.

Aid stations approximately every 5 kilometers:

  • Highland Lodge - Home made muffins, juice and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters.
  • Skunk Hollow - Curried Sweet Potato Bisk and Puff Pastry with Chevre ...
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Registration Closes January 26

18 Jan 2008 @19:53

TD Banknorth Craftsbury Marathon Registration Closes January 26The Craftsbury Marathon Will Be Better Than Ever This Year. Why haven't you signed up yet? Registration closes Saturday, January 26. We still have ... go arrow

Internships 2008

9 Jan 2008 @21:24

We're still accepting applications for 2008 internships. The Craftsbury Sculling Center student internship program is an opportunity for high school and college students with an interest in sculling to work and train in an ideal setting.

Craftsbury Sculling Center provides an intern with housing, meals, and the opportunity to participate in Craftsbury's Sculling Program. In return, the intern is responsible for 30 hours per week of work, which includes working on the dock during program sessions, assisting the fleet manager, general boathouse maintenance, and in keeping the waterfront area clean. The scheduling of work hours will consider time for participation in selected sculling sessions, lectures, and the Head of the Hosmer.

2008 sessions for internships (first time):

  • May 15 - May ...

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Internships 2008

9 Jan 2008 @21:24

We're still accepting applications for 2008 internships. The Craftsbury Sculling Center student internship program is an opportunity for high school and college students with an interest in sculling to work and ... go arrow

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Marathon Slideshow

8 Jan 2008 @11:03

Still wondering what the marathon is about? Check out the Marathon Slide Show tour. John Brodhead and his wife Gina Campoli skied the 25k portion of the course the other day snapping photos along the way. You can see how much snow there is out there and almost imagine yourself in the pictures. go arrow

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Marathon Slideshow

8 Jan 2008 @11:03

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CNSC Nationals Success

7 Jan 2008 @15:01

Five hundred of the nation's top cross-country ski athletes converged on Houghton, Michigan for the National Cross-Country Ski Championships during the first week of January. The Craftsbury Nordic Ski Club (CNSC) was represented by ten skiers and Coach Pepa Miloucheva. The Nationals serve as tryouts for the Scandinavia Cup, and the Junior and U23 Worlds. Four Club members also attended the tryouts in Minnesota the week before for the Junior World Biathlon Championships.

Ethan Dreissigacker of Morrisville was selected for the Junior World Biathlon Championships being held in Rupholding, Germany. Ida Sargent of Orleans qualified for the Junior World Cross Country Ski Championships in Wista, Poland. Her older sister Elsa qualified for the Under 23 World Championships there also. ...

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CNSC Nationals Success

7 Jan 2008 @15:01

Five hundred of the nation's top cross-country ski athletes converged on Houghton, Michigan for the National Cross-Country Ski Championships during the first week of January. The Craftsbury Nordic Ski Club (CNSC) ... go arrow

Ski/scull weekend: Last days to register

7 Jan 2008 @14:54

Come explore the other side of Craftsbury this January 11-13th. Come for three days; learn how to ski and how it will benefit your sculling next summer. Video, drills, training talks, and a low student to coach ratio (featuring plenty o' Pepa) will introduce you to, or improve your classical and skate techniques. Plus the usual food and fun of Craftsbury!

The program starts on Friday, the 11th, so call today to register or click here for a copy of the registration form.

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Ski/scull weekend: Last days to register

7 Jan 2008 @14:54

Come explore the other side of Craftsbury this January 11-13th. Come for three days; learn how to ski and how it will benefit your sculling next summer. Video, drills, training talks, and a low student to coach ... go arrow

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Beat the price increase!

27 Dec 2007 @13:49

It's not too late to register for the 2008 TD BankNorth Craftsbury Marathon. Prices for the race or touring entries go up $10 on Tuesday, Jan. 1 2008. So register today.

Still on the fence? Check out some videos from 2007. Here's one on YouTube and another clip. 2008's marathon will feature a new competition for the feed stations to compete for the title of best rest stop, as well as all the things you know and love about the marathon: the classic, point to point course and fun whether touring or racing.

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27 Dec 2007 @13:49

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Head of the Lake Winner

27 Dec 2007 @13:39

Congratulations to Karis Tsolomitis who visited our booth at the weather shortened Head of the Lake in Seattle this fall and won our free week of camp. It worked out to be a nice Christmas gift. Want to win? We'll next be at the CRASH-B sprints Feb. 24, 2008. Come find us then in Boston and try your luck. go arrow

Head of the Lake Winner

27 Dec 2007 @13:39

Congratulations to Karis Tsolomitis who visited our booth at the weather shortened Head of the Lake in Seattle this fall and won our free week of camp. It worked out to be a nice Christmas gift. Want to win? We'll ... go arrow

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2008 Marathon T-shirt design

26 Dec 2007 @16:54

Wondering what this year's t-shirt will look like? Check it out:

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2008 Marathon T-shirt design

26 Dec 2007 @16:54

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PistenBully weather

24 Dec 2007 @19:41

This morning is a great example of why we invest in state of the art grooming machines like the PB100. Last night, we had rain and wind. This morning, we fired up the PistenBully and have tilled it all back up to produce more great skiing: fast, granular fun.

We haven't gotten to all of the trails yet this morning, but we'll be adding k's throughout the day as the grooming crew makes its rounds - our gift to you this holiday season.

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PistenBully weather

24 Dec 2007 @19:41

This morning is a great example of why we invest in state of the art grooming machines like the PB100. Last night, we had rain and wind. This morning, we fired up the PistenBully and have tilled it all back up to ... go arrow

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Craftsbury guests Ski Free at Highland Lodge

24 Dec 2007 @10:30

An oft forgotten perk of staying at Craftsbury: free skiing at Highland Lodge! Highland Lodge complements our 85k of trails with a beautiful setting for classic skiing in a homey environment, and houseguests of Craftsbury ski there for free!

One more reason to join us here at Craftsbury this winter.

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Craftsbury guests Ski Free at Highland Lodge

24 Dec 2007 @10:30

An oft forgotten perk of staying at Craftsbury: free skiing at Highland Lodge! Highland Lodge complements our 85k of trails with a beautiful setting for classic skiing in a homey environment, and houseguests of ... go arrow

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Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!

17 Dec 2007 @18:12

That's been the pattern here. You can see how much snow we have in the pictures, shot about 10 days ago. In the intervening time, we've had an additional 3 FEET OF SNOW, including 19 this past weekend alone. Crazy.

We've got 80% of the trails open, the big exceptions being the lakes which are a bit slushy due to all the snow, but we're going to give them a go tomorrow. Click our Snow Report for full details. When are you coming up? The lodges are open again. Come enjoy the some of the best snow in the east.

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Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!

17 Dec 2007 @18:12

That's been the pattern here. You can see how much snow we have in the pictures, shot about 10 days ago. In the intervening time, we've had an additional 3 FEET OF SNOW, including 19 this past weekend alone. ... go arrow

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Oh what a storm!

5 Dec 2007 @22:52

Fourteen inches of new powder snow Sunday night, Monday, and Tuesday on top of a solid base. The newly renovated Touring Center has been open full-time since December 1 and the skiing has never been better this time of year. We are packing and tracking additional trails every day. This is a great year to get your season passes early and start laying down a training base for the Craftsbury Marathon on February 2, 2008. If you have never been here before come find out why Craftsbury is considered one of the best nordic ski centers in the East! Click here for the most recent snow report and here to register for the marathon. Call 802-586-7767 for your season pass. go arrow

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Oh what a storm!

5 Dec 2007 @22:52

Fourteen inches of new powder snow Sunday night, Monday, and Tuesday on top of a solid base. The newly renovated Touring Center has been open full-time since December 1 and the skiing has never been better this ... go arrow

Trails Open All Week!

2 Dec 2007 @16:08

The place for nordic skiing in VT right now is Craftsbury. We've decided to keep trails open during the week! So, from here on, the trails will be open 9-4. Trail counts should go up if the weather pans out, but in the interim, we're at 5.5k of skate groomed trails. To celebrate our early opening, we'll continue to offer reduced trail pass rates as well. The cover is good, and trails fun. It may not be time to break out your new high end skis yet, but there's lots of good skiing to be had out there. Check the snow report for the latest information. go arrow

Trails Open All Week!

2 Dec 2007 @16:08

The place for nordic skiing in VT right now is Craftsbury. We've decided to keep trails open during the week! So, from here on, the trails will be open 9-4. Trail counts should go up if the weather pans out, but in ... go arrow

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Touring Center Open

30 Nov 2007 @15:19

The Touring Center will be open Saturday and Sunday, December 1 and 2, from9-5. 5.5k will be groomed and available, trail passes will be available atthe reduced rate of $10. Review our Snow report for more details and trailconditions. It's still best to bring your old skis, but it's really nice outthere. go arrow

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Touring Center Open

30 Nov 2007 @15:19

The Touring Center will be open Saturday and Sunday, December 1 and 2, from9-5. 5.5k will be groomed and available, trail passes will be available atthe reduced rate of $10. Review our go arrow

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Tech Tip: Pepa's stretching routine now online

27 Nov 2007 @11:06

You've asked for it, and now we have it: Pepa's stretching routine from her flexibility lecture is now available for download. This illustrated routine is designed to cover all the necessary muscle groups used in rowing using the two stage stretching technique. There's a brief introduction by Pepa, so don't worry if you don't remember all the specifics.

We intend to offer a DVD with this and other content by this coming season, so it will keep getting better. Until then, keep limber after your erg sessions with these poses. We've uploaded a small and large download, so if you're bandwidth challenged you can still easily get the file.

Stretching PDF (Small 778 KB)
Stretching PDF (Large 3.31 MB)

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Tech Tip: Pepa's stretching routine now online

27 Nov 2007 @11:06

You've asked for it, and now we have it: Pepa's stretching routine from her flexibility lecture is now available for download. This illustrated routine is designed to cover all the necessary muscle groups used in ... go arrow

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Snow update

21 Nov 2007 @13:29

Another day, more snow: that's the pattern we've enjoyed for the past week or so. Since our previous post, we've picked up another 4-6 and have been packing our base down wherever possible. Some nice cold nights have been helping the cause, throw in a very light rain yesterday that made everything FAST and we're in pretty decent shape. Check out the pictures from the past several days. The ones with Davis in the orange tocque are from this morning.

At this point, we are not open, but keep checking back as depending on the results of the next several storms that can change quite rapidly. In the interim, Happy Thanksgiving from all of at Craftsbury. We're thankful that so many have joined us in the past year and hope to see even more this winter.

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Snow update

21 Nov 2007 @13:29

Another day, more snow: that's the pattern we've enjoyed for the past week or so. Since our previous post, we've picked up another 4-6 and have been packing our base down wherever possible. Some nice cold nights ... go arrow

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More reasons to be thankful

16 Nov 2007 @10:19

Skiers have extra reasons to feel grateful, as we're being blessed with snow. We hope to start packing our base tomorrow. If we get the high end of what has been forecast we may OPEN, so keep checking back and call the snow phone to see if we get lucky this Thanksgiving! go arrow

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More reasons to be thankful

16 Nov 2007 @10:19

Skiers have extra reasons to feel grateful, as we're being blessed with snow. We hope to start packing our base tomorrow. If we get the high end of what has been forecast we may OPEN, so keep checking back and call ... go arrow

Marathon registration is open!

8 Nov 2007 @13:49

The lowest entry fees available during the month ofNovember! The event that the Vermont Chamber of Commerce hasnamed one of the ten best events in Vermont numerous times is open forregistration! Don't delay to register. There's a limit of 1000 entrants and the event fills up fast. go arrow

Marathon registration is open!

8 Nov 2007 @13:49

The lowest entry fees available during the month ofNovember! The event that the Vermont Chamber of Commerce hasnamed one of the ten best events in Vermont numerous times is open forregistration! Don't delay to ... go arrow

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More regatta raffle winners!

8 Nov 2007 @13:43

The past weekends have seen the Craftsbury road show head to Philadelphia for the Head of the Schuylkill and Chattanooga, TN for the Head of the Hooch.

Unfortunately, the Schuylkill was cancelled for the second year in a row. But the regatta wasn't a washout for Ilsa Loetzbeier who won a free week of camp in 2008!

The Hooch saw much nicer weather and water conditions in Chattanooga. Vanessa Kemp of Athens, GA stopped by the booth, enjoyed a cookie and won a free week as well. A nice cap to a rather idyllic weekend of rowing.

Your last chance to catch the Craftsbury road show this fall will be at the Head of the Lake, the 10th and 11th of November. Come have a cookie, check out 2008 information and try your luck!

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More regatta raffle winners!

8 Nov 2007 @13:43

The past weekends have seen the Craftsbury road show head to Philadelphia for the Head of the Schuylkill and Chattanooga, TN for the Head of the Hooch. Unfortunately, the Schuylkill was cancelled for the second year ... go arrow

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Touring Center Upgrades

8 Nov 2007 @8:32

The Touring Center has evolved again. Long time Craftsbury skiers have already seen several iterations of the TC, but this is the most comprehensive one to date. The building has been thoroughly revamped. The new arrangement nearly doubles the space available for seating, offers expanded and improved wax facilities, houses an expanded rental selection, and features a new lunch spot that looks out on the skating pond from the second story of the TC.

You can get a sense of the improvements we've made looking through the photos, but the best way to experience it will be to come and spend time with us this winter.


The front desk, with some of our expanded rental selection, shot from the traditional entrance.


The main room from the front desk.


The trail board now lives next to the cash ...

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Touring Center Upgrades

8 Nov 2007 @8:32

The Touring Center has evolved again. Long time Craftsbury skiers have already seen several iterations of the TC, but this is the most comprehensive one to date. The building has been thoroughly revamped. The new ... go arrow

Early bird season's pass deals!

8 Nov 2007 @7:27

Ready for winter? Not if you don't have your Craftsbury pass yet! And you still have until the end of the month to take advantage of the great deals for individuals and families available before December 1st through the Center. Save 25% to lock in your access to some of the most consistent snow in the east. Individuals can get a pass for only $115, families for $206, either of which gets you access to 85k of PistenBully groomed perfection. The Craftsbury Nordic Ski Club will again be selling multi-area passes including Craftsbury and three areas in Stowe. Check it all out in our rates section. go arrow

Early bird season's pass deals!

8 Nov 2007 @7:27

Ready for winter? Not if you don't have your Craftsbury pass yet! And you still have until the end of the month to take advantage of the great deals for individuals and families available before December 1st through ... go arrow

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Skiing for Scullers Weekend '08!

7 Nov 2007 @14:17

Come explore the other side of Craftsbury this January 11-13th. Come forthree days, learn how to ski and how it will benefit your sculling nextsummer. The same formula you know from our sculling instruction will beapplied to skiing: video, drills, training talks, and a low student to coachratio (featuring plenty o' Pepa) will introduce you to, or improve yourclassical and skate techniques. Plus the usual food and fun of Craftsbury!

$368 per person based on double occupancy gets you two nights lodging,meals, rentals, trail passes, lessons and a $50/person discount coupon offany 2008 sculling program! Space is limited, so call us today to register orCLICK HERE FOR A COPY OF THE REGISTRATION FORM.

If you really enjoy the weekend, you'd still have time to join our skimarathon, the 2nd of ...

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Skiing for Scullers Weekend '08!

7 Nov 2007 @14:17

Come explore the other side of Craftsbury this January 11-13th. Come forthree days, learn how to ski and how it will benefit your sculling nextsummer. The same formula you know from our sculling instruction will ... go arrow

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HOCR raffle winner!

22 Oct 2007 @18:23

It was great to see so many familiar faces this past weekend in Cambridge. We had lots of fun and saw some great racing under near perfect conditions - records were falling like the leaves. You can find full results at www.hocr.org.

Ann Marie Gamble of Wilmington, DE had an especially good weekend, and eventually a good week next year as well - she's the lucky winner of our raffle drawing and can choose any 2008 camp week to attend Craftsbury free! Congratulations Ann Marie and to everyone else, your next opportunity to win a free week will be this coming Saturday, the 27th in Philadelphia at the Head of the Schuylkill. Stop by, have a cookie and try your luck!

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HOCR raffle winner!

22 Oct 2007 @18:23

It was great to see so many familiar faces this past weekend in Cambridge. We had lots of fun and saw some great racing under near perfect conditions - records were falling like the leaves. You can find full results at go arrow

2008 Internship applications now being accepted

11 Oct 2007 @9:30

Love Rowing? Want a summer job where you can row? Do we have the job for you! The Craftsbury Sculling Center student internship program is an opportunity for high school and college students with an interest in sculling to work and train in an ideal setting.

Craftsbury Sculling Center provides an intern with housing, meals, and the opportunity to participate in Craftsbury's Sculling Program. In return, the intern is responsible for 30 hours per week of work, which includes working on the dock during program sessions, assisting the fleet manager, general boathouse maintenance, and in keeping the waterfront area clean. The scheduling of work hours will consider time for participation in selected sculling sessions, lectures, and the Head of the Hosmer.

Interested? Start by downloading the ...

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2008 Internship applications now being accepted

11 Oct 2007 @9:30

Love Rowing? Want a summer job where you can row? Do we have the job for you! The Craftsbury Sculling Center student internship program is an opportunity for high school and college students with an interest in ... go arrow

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Fall Foliage Specials

14 Sep 2007 @22:53

You have a bit longer to enjoy more of Craftsbury this fall as we're happy to announce our 2007 Fall Foliage special. For a limited time we're offering Bed and Breakfast lodging rates starting from $56/person/night. Come and enjoy some of the things that Craftsbury is famous for: great food, a beautiful location, and comfortable lodging. As always, our guests have free access to our wide variety of recreational options including our waterfront with canoes and kayaks, biking and walking trails, tennis/volleyball and badminton courts, horseshoe pit, weight room and sauna. We also have mountain bikes available for rent as well as naturalist guides ready for hire.

But hurry, because just like the colorful Vermont foliage, these special rates are here for only a short time. On Sunday, ...

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Fall Foliage Specials

14 Sep 2007 @22:53

You have a bit longer to enjoy more of Craftsbury this fall as we're happy to announce our 2007 Fall Foliage special. For a limited time we're offering Bed and Breakfast lodging rates starting from $56/person/night. ... go arrow

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NLTRD Club winners

18 Aug 2007 @7:38

As has become habit, Craftsbury has again provided participating USRA clubs with the opportunity to win a free week of camp to raffle off. This year's winning clubs are: Lions Rowing Club of Marina del Rey, CA, Toledo Rowing Club of OH, and Gainesville Area Rowing in Florida. All three clubs will receive a free week of camp to raffle off, reward volunteers, or give to a promising oarsperson.

How'd they win? Simply by participating in 2007's National Learn to Row Day, sponsored by USRowing and Concept 2, with support from us here. By holding a Learn to Row event in conjunction with USRA and sending the Center their roster from that event, they were entered in the raffle drawing.

Another item to note from this year's NLTRD was a short Craftsbury produced novice intro to rowing. That ...

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NLTRD Club winners

18 Aug 2007 @7:38

As has become habit, Craftsbury has again provided participating USRA clubs with the opportunity to win a free week of camp to raffle off. This year's winning clubs are: Lions Rowing Club of Marina del Rey, CA, ... go arrow

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Craftsbury Camper in the WSJ

30 Jul 2007 @17:04

Amanda Cizek visited us last August and found rowing and re-organized her life around the same. She's featured in last week's What's your workout?", a section in the Wall Street Journal. Check it out. go arrow

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Craftsbury Camper in the WSJ

30 Jul 2007 @17:04

Amanda Cizek visited us last August and found rowing and re-organized her life around the same. She's featured in last week's What's your workout?", a section in the Wall Street Journal. Check it out. go arrow

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Craftsbury Campers named to Jr. Worlds team

12 Jul 2007 @12:56

Craftsbury campers Taylor Fries and Greg Magarian have been named to the US Jr. National Team. Taylor in the women's 2x and Greg in the quad. Congratulations, and best of luck in Beijing!

Have a result you'd like to share with the rest of the Craftsbury community? Send them to scullingnews@craftsbury.com.

USRowing release (2x)
USRowing release (4x)

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Craftsbury Campers named to Jr. Worlds team

12 Jul 2007 @12:56

Craftsbury campers Taylor Fries and Greg Magarian have been named to the US Jr. National Team. Taylor in the women's 2x and Greg in the quad. Congratulations, and best of luck in Beijing!Have a result you'd like to ... go arrow

2008 TD Banknorth Craftsbury Marathon Announced

12 Jul 2007 @10:30

The TD Banknorth Craftsbury Marathon is a point-to-point, classical technique, cross-country ski tour and race starting at Highland Lodge in Greensboro and finishing on Craftsbury Common. There are 25 and 50 kilometer course options that pass through three exquisite Northeast Kingdom upland towns. Local inns and a historic general store provide trail-side food and drink including tasty soups, home baked breads and pastries. One hundred and seventy volunteers located on course provide support and cheer skiers on. The TD Banknorth Craftsbury Marathon is the largest cross-country ski event in the Eastern US and has been proclaimed one of the top ten winter events by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce for several years.

On-line registration for marathon participants and volunteers opens ...

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2008 TD Banknorth Craftsbury Marathon Announced

12 Jul 2007 @10:30

The TD Banknorth Craftsbury Marathon is a point-to-point, classical technique, cross-country ski tour and race starting at Highland Lodge in Greensboro and finishing on Craftsbury Common. There are 25 and 50 ... go arrow

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Your Wedding at Craftsbury

6 Jul 2007 @11:03

The weekends of August 24-26, and Columbus Day weekend (October 5-8), 2007, are still available for your wedding, family reunion, or event. Contact Lenore at 802-586-7767 or groups@craftsbury.com for details. go arrow

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Your Wedding at Craftsbury

6 Jul 2007 @11:03

The weekends of August 24-26, and Columbus Day weekend (October 5-8), 2007, are still available for your wedding, family reunion, or event. Contact Lenore at 802-586-7767 or groups@craftsbury.com for details. go arrow

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Introducing Coach Brett Ely

3 Jul 2007 @13:39

New to this year's coaching staff is Brett Ely from Cambridge, Massachusetts. Brett has extensive credentials in nutrition and running mechanics along with an impressive running resume. After competing in track and cross country for James Madison University while earning her bachelors degree in dietetics and her masters in nutrition & exercise physiology, Brett graduated to the marathon distance and now competes for the Boston Athletic Association. She has qualified for the 2004 and upcoming 2008 Womens U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials with a Personal Best in the marathon of 2:46. She is married to Matt Ely, a 2:22 marathoner, and currently works in physiology research at the U.S. Army research institute of environmental medicine. We look forward to having Brett help us continue the ... go arrow

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Introducing Coach Brett Ely

3 Jul 2007 @13:39

New to this year's coaching staff is Brett Ely from Cambridge, Massachusetts. Brett has extensive credentials in nutrition and running mechanics along with an impressive running resume. After competing in track ... go arrow

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Fueling the tank: Coaches in the news

25 Jun 2007 @10:04

Craftsbury Coach Jess Cover passed along an article she appeared in from the Burlington (VT) Free Press regarding nutrition for athletes. Hope your tank is topped off and ready for the upcoming camps. We're under two weeks from our first running camp of the season! See you soon.

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Fueling the tank: Coaches in the news

25 Jun 2007 @10:04

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Boathouse news: Demos

20 Jun 2007 @11:46

It's always exciting to be able to offer gear from around the rowing world. This summer, we're lucky to have Sykes participating in our demo program again. If you haven't met Tom Gallagher before, track him down at the next regatta. Tom's working to make this Aussie brand a household name in the US rowing community, and is one of the most pleasant, accommodating people in what is already a small, friendly industry. They have a convenient shell rental program for clubs and some great boats too.

This summer, we have two shells from Tom, a MW and a LW single, both Mould 26 models. Both feature Sykes' HKCC construction, a Kevlar laminate with carbon reinforcing over honeycomb core, with carbon fittings.

As we mentioned in February, our friends down the road in Morrisville have been hard at ...

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Boathouse news: Demos

20 Jun 2007 @11:46

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Head of the Hosmer Results

19 Jun 2007 @17:46

Want to see how your fellow campers did during the Head of the Hosmer? Each week we'll post a picture of the campers as well as the times in the Head of the Hosmer. You can access that by clicking here.

We've seen some fast times, including a new all time fastest for the men of 10:16. The race jury will field complaints about the course being shorter or conditions too windy etc. but in the interim, we all have a new mark to shoot for: Taylor Washburn's 10:16.

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Head of the Hosmer Results

19 Jun 2007 @17:46

Want to see how your fellow campers did during the Head of the Hosmer? Each week we'll post a picture of the campers as well as the times in the Head of the Hosmer. You can access that by clicking go arrow

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Hosmer Youth Rowing Club ‘07

19 Jun 2007 @17:39

After last summer's program, the Craftsbury Sculling Center is happy to announce another summer of the Hosmer Youth Rowing Club. This summer's dates and rates:

Part 1: HYRC intensive - for first time rowers:

  • Monday - Wednesday, June 25 - 27, 6:00-8:00 PM.
  • Swim test, flip test, equipment handling, and basic rowing
     

Part 2: HYRC weekly sessions - for previous program participants and kids who completed the intensive.

  • ALL SESSIONS ARE 6-8PM
  • Monday and Wednesday July 9 and July 11
  • Monday and Wednesday July 16 and July 18
  • Monday and Wednesday July 23 and July 25
  • Monday and Wednesday July 30 and August 1
  • Monday and Wednesday August 6 and August 8
  • These sessions designed to improve technique.
     

All Sessions meet rain or shine, nothing during thunderstorms.

Price: $ 50.00 Craftsbury students, ...

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Hosmer Youth Rowing Club ‘07

19 Jun 2007 @17:39

After last summer's program, the Craftsbury Sculling Center is happy to announce another summer of the Hosmer Youth Rowing Club. This summer's dates and rates:Part 1: HYRC intensive - for first time rowers: Monday ... go arrow

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2008 Rates and Dates Posted

7 Jun 2007 @10:51

What?!" you exclaim, "But I haven't even been to Craftsbury yet THIS summer." True, it is early, but given the way summers have an insidious way of filling far too rapidly, now you can get your plans and partners together early. Click to see the '08 dates and download an application.

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2008 Rates and Dates Posted

7 Jun 2007 @10:51

What?!" you exclaim, "But I haven't even been to Craftsbury yet THIS summer." True, it is early, but given the way summers have an insidious way of filling far too rapidly, now you can get your plans and partners ... go arrow

National Learn to Row Day '07 details

6 Jun 2007 @21:40

National Learn to Row Day '07 (NLTRD07) at the Center will be this coming Saturday, June 9. We'll offer two sessions:

9:30-11:00
1:30-3:00

All ages welcome, though 12 and under must wear lifevest while sculling and under 18 will need a parent to sign the waiver. You can download a copy of the waiver to bring along here.

What to bring/wear:

  • Filled waterbottle
  • Hat, Sunscreen, Sunglasses
  • Close fitting garments (too loose of fit is easily caught in oar handles and seat tracks)
  • Rain gear (we won't go out in thunder, but will in just plain rain)
  • Shoes that are easy to take on and off
     

Be ready to come and have fun!

Only 15 spots per FREE session, so call 802-586-7767 or email sculling@craftsbury.com now!

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National Learn to Row Day '07 details

6 Jun 2007 @21:40

National Learn to Row Day '07 (NLTRD07) at the Center will be this coming Saturday, June 9. We'll offer two sessions:9:30-11:001:30-3:00All ages welcome, though 12 and under must wear lifevest while sculling and ... go arrow

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Stotesbury Winner!

22 May 2007 @8:59

Craftsbury joined an estimated 5000+ high school rowers from the US and Canada over the weekend in Philadelphia for the 81st Stotesbury Cup. Some fine racing all weekend, with any number of Craftsbury campers making the finals in several events. You can catch the results at the official website.

It also provided us an opportunity to pick up two new Sykes singles from Tom Gallager, as well as retrieving our own doubles. A productive trip all the way round.

But few had any more productive a regatta than Kristina Wolf of Holy Spirit HS. Kristina won a free week at Craftsbury this summer. Congratulations!!

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Stotesbury Winner!

22 May 2007 @8:59

Craftsbury joined an estimated 5000+ high school rowers from the US and Canada over the weekend in Philadelphia for the 81st Stotesbury Cup. Some fine racing all weekend, with any number of Craftsbury campers making ... go arrow

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Ice out, Loons in!

30 Apr 2007 @14:01

Last Friday, the 27th, saw the ice go out of Big Hosmer! While the water is still brisk, at least it's all liquid. A plus was seeing a pair of loons on the water again as well. go arrow

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Ice out, Loons in!

30 Apr 2007 @14:01

Last Friday, the 27th, saw the ice go out of Big Hosmer! While the water is still brisk, at least it's all liquid. A plus was seeing a pair of loons on the water again as well. go arrow

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Spotted in the News

13 Apr 2007 @15:38

Our own coach, Jess Cover, was interviewed in the Burlington Free Press with her favorite training partners (husband and dog), in an article about the time change. Click to the story. go arrow

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Spotted in the News

13 Apr 2007 @15:38

Our own coach, Jess Cover, was interviewed in the Burlington Free Press with her favorite training partners (husband and dog), in an article about the time change. go arrow

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Charitable Donations

11 Apr 2007 @0:46

One of the rewarding aspects of the Center's success is in our programs of Charitable Giving. Whether it's through ongoing partnerships or more of a case by case basis, local, regional or national, it's gratifying to be able to give something back to the various sporting communities we serve.

We're getting more and more requests all the time for charitable donations as sports and the Center grow. To help insure that we can evaluate and respond to each donation in a timely and thorough manner, we've defined a process to help streamline things.

If you're interested in a donation from the Center, the first step is to complete a copy of the donation request form then return it to stay@craftsbury.com with the words Donation Request in the subject line. The management team will review the ...

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Charitable Donations

11 Apr 2007 @0:46

One of the rewarding aspects of the Center's success is in our programs of Charitable Giving. Whether it's through ongoing partnerships or more of a case by case basis, local, regional or national, it's gratifying ... go arrow

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Step it Up!

10 Apr 2007 @21:10

As skiers, many of us are concerned about the possibility of a lack of snow that global warming could represent. Here's a chance to take action and raise awareness of global warming. Saturday, April 14 is Step It Up Day. Thousands of people around the country are organizing actions, and all of these actions taken together will be the largest demonstration yet in the U.S. of concern about global warming. The Step It Up message is this: "Step it up Congress! Cut carbon 80% by 2050." In New England, NENSA is encouraging skiers to take part and take action.

How can you take part?

-If you're a skier, gather friends and fellow ski club members, find the nearest snow, and, if possible, ski on it! You can read more ideas on this fasterskier.com news item.

-You can check out other actions in ...

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Step it Up!

10 Apr 2007 @21:10

As skiers, many of us are concerned about the possibility of a lack of snow that global warming could represent. Here's a chance to take action and raise awareness of global warming. Saturday, April 14 is go arrow

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Boathouse weathervane

10 Apr 2007 @20:56

We've added a new touch to our boathouse: a stainless steel mixed double weathervane by David Smalley of Row-in-Vane. It's really striking and will look great on the boathouse. go arrow

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Boathouse weathervane

10 Apr 2007 @20:56

We've added a new touch to our boathouse: a stainless steel mixed double weathervane by David Smalley of go arrow

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Summer Facilities Improvements

10 Apr 2007 @20:52

In addition to the ongoing improvements in guest accommodations like mattresses, furniture, and new planks on the docks, some more glamorous improvements will greet scullers this summer.

The biggest improvements will be in connectivity. This summer will see Craftsbury step into the late '90s as we'll offer wifi in Cedar lounge. While speeds will be more ISDN than OC3, it's a marked improvement over the current arrangement.

Another link to the rest of the world has been bolstered as well, as we now have cable in the Cedar Lounge. This is part of an upgrade to the video analysis facilities (including a bigger screen) in Cedar to make it easier for large groups to get their reviews in a timely manner.

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Summer Facilities Improvements

10 Apr 2007 @20:52

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Learn to Row 07!

10 Apr 2007 @7:58

Craftsbury has once again partnered with Concept 2 and USRowing to support National Learn to Row Day 2007. This year's event will be on Saturday June 9. If your club is an organizational member of USRowing, you can participate in this nation-wide event that introduces many people in many communities to rowing. As a side benefit, send your rosters of participants to us at Craftsbury, and we'll draw one winning club from the East, Midwest and West to receive a free week of camp to use in their own promotions! If your club wants to raise funds or just as a way to reward a special volunteer, the free week of camp is a great incentive.

Download all the paperwork for your club to participate at the bottom of this page, and if you have further questions, Suzanne Lewis is the contact at ...

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Learn to Row 07!

10 Apr 2007 @7:58

Craftsbury has once again partnered with Concept 2 and USRowing to support National Learn to Row Day 2007. This year's event will be on Saturday June 9. If your club is an organizational member of USRowing, you can ... go arrow

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In2Rowing

10 Apr 2007 @7:55

This early season, the Sculling Center will offer a demo of the Solo unit from In2Rowing. The Solo will be coming out in May and will offer many of the same features as the Trinity listed on their website (nothing for cox amplification of course), all without wires or calibration.

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In2Rowing

10 Apr 2007 @7:55

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