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|  August 2017  |
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GRP Biathletes and Craftsbury Juniors Race USBA Rollerski Champs

14 Aug 2017 @14:49

This past weekend the GRP biathletes, as well as a few Craftbsury juniors, competed at the USBA Rollerski Championships in Jericho, VT at the Ethan Allen Firing Range. The event consisted of a sprint race Saturday followed by a mass start (for the seniors) and a pursuit (for the juniors) on Sunday. 

In the sprint race, Susan Dunklee topped the podium in the senior women’s event. She was joined on the podium by Craftsbury Collegiate Summer Athlete Kelsey Dickinson in third. Emily Dreissigacker placed 5th and Hallie Grossman crossed the line in 9th. In the senior men’s sprint race, Alex Howe had the top GRP-result in 9th while Mike Gibson crossed the line in 15th.

For the Craftsbury juniors, Marika Massey-Bierman finished 11th in the youth women’s race while Bjorn Westervelt placed ...

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GRP Biathletes and Craftsbury Juniors Race USBA Rollerski Champs

14 Aug 2017 @14:49

This past weekend the GRP biathletes, as well as a few Craftbsury juniors, competed at the USBA Rollerski Championships in Jericho, VT at the Ethan Allen Firing Range. The event consisted of a sprint race Saturday ... go arrow

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Results: Julbo TNR #10

9 Aug 2017 @15:20

Thanks to Eric Remick, yesterday's Tuesday Night Race was hosted at the Hardwick Trails! If you weren't able to make the race and haven't been over there yet, the trails are well-worth checking out! In the 5k bike, Sarah Morgan was first across the line for the women while David Mitchell was first in the men's race. Trey Jones won the 10k bike event. In the running event, Rose Modry was first in the women's race while Cormac Leahy took top honors for the men.

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Next week's race will be back at the Center with runners competing on Course A and bikers on Course B. Pre-reg here!

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Results: Julbo TNR #10

9 Aug 2017 @15:20

Thanks to Eric Remick, yesterday's Tuesday Night Race was hosted at the Hardwick Trails! If you weren't able to make the race and haven't been over there yet, the trails are well-worth checking out! In the 5k bike, ... go arrow

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Results: Julbo TNR #9

1 Aug 2017 @19:44

Today's Tuesday Night Race took place at Hosmer Point under sunny skies with 47 racers in attendance. In the 5k bike race, Kara Murphy finished first for the women while Owen Jones crossed the line first for the men. In the 10k bike event, Megan Jolly took top honors in the women's race while Matthew Moody won the men's race. In the running event, Laurel Fiddler crossed the line first in the women's race and Matthew Lawlor won the men's race.

Results

Next week's race will be hosted at the Hardwick Trails! Parking, bib pick-up, day-of registration, and race start/finish will be in the Hazen Union parking lot. All three events will be offered (5k run, 5k bike, and 10k bike). You can pre-register here. All registration and start times will remain the same. See you there! And thanks to Eric ...

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Results: Julbo TNR #9

1 Aug 2017 @19:44

Today's Tuesday Night Race took place at Hosmer Point under sunny skies with 47 racers in attendance. In the 5k bike race, Kara Murphy finished first for the women while Owen Jones crossed the line first for the ... go arrow

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GRP's Patterson 23rd at World Mountain Running Championships

31 Jul 2017 @13:57

Sure, most skiers prefer to stick to the basics- train in the summer and race in the winter. However, some like to mix things up a bit and get in their running legs under them during the warmer months. Earlier this summer GRP skier Caitlin Patterson hopped in the US Mountain Running Championships at Cranmore, NH, and finished 4th, which was enough to qualify her for World Championships in July. She also raced the Whiteface Skyrace, taking first place in the senior women's category.

On July 30, she competed along with three other US women at World Mountain Running Championships in Premana, Italy. The senior women ran two laps of a 6.5k course, for 13k total. Caitlin placed 23rd with a time of 1:12:14. Perhaps most impressive is the fact that going in to the competition, she was ranked ...

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GRP's Patterson 23rd at World Mountain Running Championships

31 Jul 2017 @13:57

Sure, most skiers prefer to stick to the basics- train in the summer and race in the winter. However, some like to mix things up a bit and get in their running legs under them during the warmer months. Earlier this ... go arrow

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Results: Julbo TNR8

26 Jul 2017 @15:25

Last Tuesday, forty competitors came out for the weekly Tuesday Night Race. Despite Monday’s steady downpour, the trails were in good condition for both the biking and running race. 

Kara Murphy won the 5k bike overall. In the 10k division, Matt Moody won on the men’s side and Megan Jolly crossed the line first for the women. In the running race, the married couple of Ollie Burruss and Anna Schulz took top honors. 

See results here.

This week’s race will take place at Hosmer Point. Remember to pregister here for a chance to win the giant cookie!  

 

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Results: Julbo TNR8

26 Jul 2017 @15:25

Last Tuesday, forty competitors came out for the weekly Tuesday Night Race. Despite Monday’s steady downpour, the trails were in good condition for both the biking and running race. Kara Murphy won the 5k bike ... go arrow

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SBTC Athletes Compete at World Rowing U23 Championships

25 Jul 2017 @20:34

This past week, the Craftsbury Outdoor Center had two of our SBTC athletes racing in Plovdiv, Bulgaria at the World Rowing U23 Championships. Nick Montalvo and Daniel Perez competed in the Men's Open weight Double with Linda Muri as their coach. The double placed 4th in their heat, sending them to a repechage where they again placed 4th. Their repechage advanced them to the C/D semifinal where they placed 4th. They then proceeded to finish 2nd in their final with a time of 6:37 despite a rib injury and illness while abroad. Now onto Canadian Henley with the rest of the SBTC athletes.

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SBTC Athletes Compete at World Rowing U23 Championships

25 Jul 2017 @20:34

This past week, the Craftsbury Outdoor Center had two of our SBTC athletes racing in Plovdiv, Bulgaria at the World Rowing U23 Championships. Nick Montalvo and Daniel Perez competed in the Men's Open weight Double ... go arrow

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GRP's Patterson Takes on Italian Vertical Kilometer

25 Jul 2017 @11:50

Earlier this summer, GRP athlete Caitlin Patterson qualified for World Mountain Running Championships via a successful finish at the US Mountain Running Championships in Cranmore, NH. This past weekend, she traveled over to Italy to start prepping for the race, which will be on Sunday, July 30th.

Part of her prep included jumping into the Dolomites Skyrace Vertical Kilometer (VK), on July 21st in Canazei, Italy. A vertical kilometer is exactly what it sounds like, an uphill running race that gains 1000m of elevation. Even with jetlag, adjusting to altitude, and starting in a non-seeded wave, Patterson was able to finish 14th in the women's VK with a time of 45:41.

She will now travel and train in Italy until the 30th, where she'll compete alongside international racers and 3 other US ...

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GRP's Patterson Takes on Italian Vertical Kilometer

25 Jul 2017 @11:50

Earlier this summer, GRP athlete Caitlin Patterson qualified for World Mountain Running Championships via a successful finish at the US Mountain Running Championships in Cranmore, NH. This past weekend, she traveled ... go arrow

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Craftsbury Juniors Ellis and Sweet at Mountain Bike Nationals

25 Jul 2017 @11:36

Two Craftsbury juniors made the trip to Snowshoe, West Virginia over the weekend to compete in the 2017 USA Mountain Bike Nationals. After standout results at the Julbo Eastern Grind a week ago, Finn Sweet and Avery Ellis decided to make the trip down south to see how they would stack up nationally.

Finn competed in the Junior Men 15-16 Cat 1/2 division. He placed 30th out of 73 in the cross country race, which had one of the largest field sizes on the day.

Avery raced the next day in the U23 Women's division, and had an awesome 8th place finish in the cross country race. Avery is a long time Craftsbury junior, and will join the Middlebury panthers next year as a freshman on the nordic team.

Congrats to both Avery and Finn!

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Craftsbury Juniors Ellis and Sweet at Mountain Bike Nationals

25 Jul 2017 @11:36

Two Craftsbury juniors made the trip to Snowshoe, West Virginia over the weekend to compete in the 2017 USA Mountain Bike Nationals. After standout results at the Julbo Eastern Grind a week ago, Finn Sweet and ... go arrow

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CNSC Juniors on the podium at the App Gap Rollerski Race

24 Jul 2017 @14:34

On Sunday, a group of intrepid CNSC juniors ventured to Mad River Glen for a mid- summer speed check- in at the App Gap Challenge. The Challenge is a pursuit rollerski race, where the first half is classic and the second half is skate. The women raced 4.4k and the men raced 7.2k. 

Alex Lawson took the win in the junior girl’s race, followed by Callie Young in 2nd and Quincy Massey- Bierman in 5th. Jordi Kulis was 8th, Madeline Strasser was 9th, and Sydney Kulis was 11th. In the junior boy’s race, Jack Young was 18th and Greyson Davis was 23rd

Congrats to this crew for crushing some summer rollerski racing! See results here

 

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CNSC Juniors on the podium at the App Gap Rollerski Race

24 Jul 2017 @14:34

On Sunday, a group of intrepid CNSC juniors ventured to Mad River Glen for a mid- summer speed check- in at the App Gap Challenge. The Challenge is a pursuit rollerski race, where the first half is classic and the ... go arrow

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Results: Julbo TNR #7

18 Jul 2017 @20:08

We were treated to a warm summer evening for the 7th Tuesday Night Race! In the 5k bike event, Cara Murphy won the women's race while Owen Jones took top honors on the men's side. In the 10k bike race, Meghan Jolly was first across the line for the women (she also won this week's pre-reg cookie raffle) and Bryan Lyster was first for the men. In the running race, Audrey Mangan crossed the line first for the women while Ollie Burruss was first for the men. Next week's race will also be at the Outdoor Center with the bikers competing on Course A and the runners on Course B. Pre-register here. Full schedule and more info here. See you all next week!

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Results: Julbo TNR #7

18 Jul 2017 @20:08

We were treated to a warm summer evening for the 7th Tuesday Night Race! In the 5k bike event, Cara Murphy won the women's race while Owen Jones took top honors on the men's side. In the 10k bike race, Meghan Jolly ... go arrow

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GRP Athletes Race at World Cup II and III and the Club National Championship

18 Jul 2017 @7:27

Over the past month, GRP athlete Hugh McAdam was in Europe racing at both the World Cup II in Poznan, Poland and the World Cup III in Lucerne, Switzerland representing the USA as the Lightweight Men's Single Sculls. In Poznan, McAdam placed second in his heat and then third in his repechage, progressing him to the C Final. Hugh then placed fifth in his final. In Lucerne, McAdam placed second in his heat and then fifth in his quarterfinal, progressing him to the C Final where he then came in third. 

This past week, GRP athlete Wesley Vear and former GRP athlete John Graves raced at the Club National Championships in Bethel, OH. They started the week off placing 6th and 1st, respectively, in the time trial for the Elite Single Sculls. They then placed third and first in each of their ...

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GRP Athletes Race at World Cup II and III and the Club National Championship

18 Jul 2017 @7:27

Over the past month, GRP athlete Hugh McAdam was in Europe racing at both the World Cup II in Poznan, Poland and the World Cup III in Lucerne, Switzerland representing the USA as the Lightweight Men's Single Sculls. ... go arrow

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CNSC Members Clean Up at Julbo Eastern Grind

17 Jul 2017 @16:47

Craftsbury had a big turnout this weekend at the Julbo Eastern Grind in Williston, VT, which is part of the Kenda Cup East series. Several CNSC juniors made the podium, and Sheldon won his category!

Brothers Trey Jones and Owen Jones raced the men's Category 3 12-18 division, and Trey took the win while Owen placed 4th. Owen and Trey are both in the BKL competitive group at Craftsbury.

In the women's Category 2 12-18 division, Phoebe Sweet took the win, followed by Callie Young in second.

Finn Sweet and Jack Young raced in the men's Category 2 12-18 division. Finn placed second, and Jack placed 10th. Callie, Phoebe, Jack, and Finn are all Craftsbury Eastern Cup juniors.

Avery Ellis, EC junior and a recent graduate from North Country Union, placed an impressive 5th in the Open/Category 1 ...

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CNSC Members Clean Up at Julbo Eastern Grind

17 Jul 2017 @16:47

Craftsbury had a big turnout this weekend at the Julbo Eastern Grind in Williston, VT, which is part of the Kenda Cup East series. Several CNSC juniors made the podium, and Sheldon won his category!Brothers Trey ... go arrow

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Whiteface Sky Race

12 Jul 2017 @14:34

Last weekend, GRP athlete Caitlin Patterson and U23 summer athlete Kelsey Dickinson travelled to Lake Placid, New York to compete in the Whiteface Vertical K and Sky Races.

The Vertical K (VK) race was on Saturday and was a grueling 2.4 miles up Whiteface Mountain. To put how steep this race was in perspective, Caitlin was the 2nd place woman in 44:44. Kelsey was 4th place in a time of 52:16.

With only an afternoon to recover, the duo hit the slopes again on Sunday morning for perhaps the main event of the weekend: the 5.4 mile, 8000 feet of vertical gain Sky Race. The race involved two laps up and down a Whiteface ski trail and one flat loop in the middle. Caitlin was victorious in this event with a time of 3:18 and Kelsey was 3rd in 3:52. Congrats to these two for putting their run ...

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Whiteface Sky Race

12 Jul 2017 @14:34

Last weekend, GRP athlete Caitlin Patterson and U23 summer athlete Kelsey Dickinson travelled to Lake Placid, New York to compete in the Whiteface Vertical K and Sky Races.The Vertical K (VK) race was on Saturday ... go arrow

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Results: Julbo TNR #6

12 Jul 2017 @9:03

Results for last night's racing:

10k Bike
Finn Sweet 35:21.5
Avery Ellis 41:42.4

5k Bike
Cole Sembrot 22:39.8
Clare Ellis 26:16.4

5k Run
Ethan Dreissigacker 24:30.8
Hannah Bohen 30:15.1

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Our pre-registrant who won themselves a giant chocolate chip cookie was Anika Leahy this week. Want to win your own cookie, or just be ready for next week's race? Sign up here for the series.

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Results: Julbo TNR #6

12 Jul 2017 @9:03

Results for last night's racing:10k BikeFinn Sweet 35:21.5Avery Ellis 41:42.45k BikeCole Sembrot 22:39.8Clare Ellis 26:16.45k RunEthan Dreissigacker 24:30.8Hannah Bohen 30:15.1Julbo TNR6 full resultsOur ... go arrow

SBTC Athletes Compete at U23 Trials

3 Jul 2017 @11:31

Last week our Small Boat Training Center athletes traveled to Princeton to race at the US U23 Trials. These rowers are our Under-23 summer athletes that come to the Center to train full time in the hopes of representing the US at the U-23 World Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria this year. We had a great showing by the team last week.

A big congratulations goes to our Men's Openweight Double consisting of Daniel Perez (Dartmouth, '20) and Nick Montalvo (Wisconsin, '18) for winning their trials race and receiving the privilege of representing the US later this summer. 
Additionally, we had a Men's Lightweight Single, a Women's Lightweight Single, a Women's Openweight Double, and a Women's Lightweight Quad all racing last week as well. In the LM1x, Drake Deuel (Harvard, '21), finished ...
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SBTC Athletes Compete at U23 Trials

3 Jul 2017 @11:31

Last week our Small Boat Training Center athletes traveled to Princeton to race at the US U23 Trials. These rowers are our Under-23 summer athletes that come to the Center to train full time in the hopes of ... go arrow

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John Graves Places Second in Henley Diamond Challenge Sculls

2 Jul 2017 @15:57

While the SBTC athletes were wrapping up U23 Trials racing in Princeton, John Graves was busy flying the GRP flag at the Henley Royal Regatta in England in the initial heats of the Diamond Challenge Sculls Cup. Racing as Craftsbury Sculling Center, John defeated M.P. O’Leary of Oxford. In the second round on Friday, John beat J.A. Kirkwood of Leander by 2 ¾ lengths and won his semifinal yesterday over J.B. Stimpson of Nottingham by 3 lengths, setting up a match with M.R.G. Dunham of Waiariki Rowing Club (New Zealand) at 11:20 today.

The row2k website billed the matchup as “a streetfight” and they were not far from the mark with the prediction: John got out to an early lead of a little over a length by the Barrier, which is a little over two minutes into the race in singles.  He ...

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John Graves Places Second in Henley Diamond Challenge Sculls

2 Jul 2017 @15:57

While the SBTC athletes were wrapping up U23 Trials racing in Princeton, John Graves was busy flying the GRP flag at the Henley Royal Regatta in England in the initial heats of the Diamond Challenge Sculls Cup. ... go arrow

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Results: Julbo TNR #5

28 Jun 2017 @7:41

This past week the race was hosted up the road at Hosmer Point during a break in the thunderstorms! In the 5k bike event, Cara Murphy finished first for the women while Mikail Tipton crossed the line first for the men. In the 10k bike event, Kara Dunn won the women's race while Ben Lustgarten took the win for the men. In the running race, Caitlin Patterson was first on the women's side while Ollie Burruss won the men's race. Thank to everyone who came out to race!

Results

There won't be a race next week due to the Fourth of July and the next race (July 11th) will be hosted at Sterling College. More info to follow. Registration for the Sterling race here and full season schedule here.

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Results: Julbo TNR #5

28 Jun 2017 @7:41

This past week the race was hosted up the road at Hosmer Point during a break in the thunderstorms! In the 5k bike event, Cara Murphy finished first for the women while Mikail Tipton crossed the line first for the ... go arrow

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Results: Julbo TNR #4

20 Jun 2017 @19:02

While the bike race had to be cancelled due to wet weather, the sun did pop out for the running race this week! Caitlin Patterson won the women's race. She was followed by Kelsey Dickinson in second and Audrey Mangan in third. In the men's race, Mike Gibson was first across the line followed by Ollie Burruss and Ethan Dreissigacker. 

Results

Next week's race will be up the road at Hosmer Point! Registration and race start will be down by the waterfront. Pre-register for next week's race here. For more information and the full summer schedule click here. See you next week!

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Results: Julbo TNR #4

20 Jun 2017 @19:02

While the bike race had to be cancelled due to wet weather, the sun did pop out for the running race this week! Caitlin Patterson won the women's race. She was followed by Kelsey Dickinson in second and Audrey ... go arrow

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Results: Julbo TNR #3

14 Jun 2017 @6:46

We had our largest Tuesday Night Race yet this season with 59 competitors in attendance. And apparently the third time's a charm because we were finally able to host the bike events! In the 5k bike race, Finn Sweet was first across the line. In the 10k bike event, Susan Dunklee was first for the women while Sheldon Miller took top honors on the men's side. In the running event, Ida Sargent won the women's race while Mac Groves crossed the line first for the men. See you all next week! Runners will be on Course B while bikers will contest Course A. Pre-register here for a chance to win a cookie. More info and full schedule here.

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Results: Julbo TNR #3

14 Jun 2017 @6:46

We had our largest Tuesday Night Race yet this season with 59 competitors in attendance. And apparently the third time's a charm because we were finally able to host the bike events! In the 5k bike race, Finn Sweet ... go arrow

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Results: Julbo TNR #2

7 Jun 2017 @18:36

This past Tuesday Night Race saw 41 runners toeing the line. Unfortunately due to the exceedingly wet weather the bike race was once again cancelled. For the women, Ida Sargent crossed the line first for the second week in a row. She was followed by Caitlin Patterson in second and Audrey Mangan in third. On the men's side, Ollie Burruss won the race followed by Ethan Self and Cormac Leahy. Thanks for coming out to race and we'll see you next week!

Results: 5k Run

Next week runners will compete on Course A and bikers on course B. Pre-register here for a chance to win a cookie! More info and full schedule here

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Results: Julbo TNR #2

7 Jun 2017 @18:36

This past Tuesday Night Race saw 41 runners toeing the line. Unfortunately due to the exceedingly wet weather the bike race was once again cancelled. For the women, Ida Sargent crossed the line first for the second ... go arrow

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Results: Julbo TNR #1

1 Jun 2017 @7:30

While it was too wet to hold the bike race, we still had many people show up to run the first Tuesday Night Race of the summer. In the women's category, Ida Sargent was first across the line followed by Caitlin Patterson in second and Erin Magoon in third. For the men, Adam Martin took the win followed by Lewis Nottonson and Ethan Self. Next week the runners will compete on Course B while the bikers will race on Course A. See maps here

 Results: 5k Run

 Pre-register for next week's race here and you will be entered to win a cookie prize!

 Click here for more information and the full series schedule.

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Results: Julbo TNR #1

1 Jun 2017 @7:30

While it was too wet to hold the bike race, we still had many people show up to run the first Tuesday Night Race of the summer. In the women's category, Ida Sargent was first across the line followed by Caitlin ... go arrow

|  May 2017  |
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Julbo Eyewear Signs on as GRP Skiing and Biathlon Sponsor

28 May 2017 @17:22

The Green Racing Project is pleased to announce a new eyewear sponsorship for the 2017-2018 season. Julbo Eyewear is a 120-year-old brand built on a rich history in alpine-mountaineering, high-altitude, and glacier exploration optics. Today, Julbo is an emerging multi-sport eyewear company that makes eyewear for elite outdoor athletes as well as mainstream users. Julbo is fully committed to creating a line of sunglasses with world-renowned optical quality melded with a bold sense of style. Julbo USA is based in Williston, Vermont.

Julbo Eyewear joins the Craftsbury Outdoor Center, Concept2, Craft Sportswear, Clif Bar, Skida, Oneway, Polar, and Caldwell Sport as official sponsors of the GRP. The generosity of these companies ensures that GRP athletes have the resources they need to ...

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Julbo Eyewear Signs on as GRP Skiing and Biathlon Sponsor

28 May 2017 @17:22

The Green Racing Project is pleased to announce a new eyewear sponsorship for the 2017-2018 season. Julbo Eyewear is a 120-year-old brand built on a rich history in alpine-mountaineering, high-altitude, and glacier ... go arrow

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U23 Summer Ski Training Group for 2017

23 May 2017 @16:43

We’re excited to announce the roster for our summer 2017 U23 ski training group. This group of athletes is in between seasons at their respective colleges and universities, but for the summer they will be training full-time with the Green Racing Project athletes in residence in Craftsbury, as well as working at the Center.

Kelsey Dickinson, a biathlete and cross country skier, will be joining us from the College of St. Scholastica. Originally from Winthrop, Washington, Kelsey skied for the Methow Valley Nordic Ski Team in high school, joined Sun Valley for a post-grad year, and also competed for the Maine Winter Sports Center biathlon team before going on to college. In biathlon, she’s had her share of success, qualifying for World Juniors and the Junior European Championship Team ...

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U23 Summer Ski Training Group for 2017

23 May 2017 @16:43

We’re excited to announce the roster for our summer 2017 U23 ski training group. This group of athletes is in between seasons at their respective colleges and universities, but for the summer they will be training ... go arrow

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2017 Julbo Tuesday Night Trail Race Series Underway!

22 May 2017 @10:53

It's that time of year again! Starting on May 30th, our weekly trail series offers a 5k run and a 5 or 10k bike race every Tuesday, for only $5/race or $30 for the entire series - annual members and houseguests race for free! As usual, races will rotate between two courses at the Outdoor Center with bikers and runners competing on different courses. Bikers start at 5:45pm and runners start at 6:00pm. Day-of registration and bib pick-up opens at 5:15pm and closes at 5:40pm for bikers and 5:50pm for runners.

What's new for this season's series? We're excited to announce that this year's series sponsor Julbo Mountain Performance Eyewear will be providing prizes for the overall season winners! We will also have an online preregistration option, and, in addition to our field trips to Hosmer ...

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2017 Julbo Tuesday Night Trail Race Series Underway!

22 May 2017 @10:53

It's that time of year again! Starting on May 30th, our weekly trail series offers a 5k run and a 5 or 10k bike race every Tuesday, for only $5/race or $30 for the entire series - annual members and houseguests race ... go arrow

Welcome to the 2017 Summer SBTC Athletes

19 May 2017 @16:00

We are happy to announce the roster for this year's Small Boat Training Center program.Check back later this month for bios of the athletes. 

 

Nick Montalvo – University of Wisconsin

Daniel Perez – Dartmouth College

Jennifer McIlvane – Cape Cod 

Brianna Wynne – University of Wisconsin

Grace Joyce – University of Wisconsin

Marilyn Garberg- University of Wisconsin

Emily Lane – University of New Hampshire    

Kendall Sinosky – University of Southern California 

Ashley Johnson – Syracuse University 

Sydney Michalak – University of New Hampshire 

Drake Deuel – Dallas United

 

Congrats to the 2017 SBTC Class!! 

 

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Welcome to the 2017 Summer SBTC Athletes

19 May 2017 @16:00

We are happy to announce the roster for this year's Small Boat Training Center program.Check back later this month for bios of the athletes.  Nick Montalvo – University of WisconsinDaniel Perez – Dartmouth ... go arrow

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CNSC Junior Alex Lawson Wins 2016-2017 NENSA Gallagher Cup

18 May 2017 @15:54

We're proud to announce that Craftsbury Nordic junior Alex Lawson has just been named as the female Gallagher Cup champion for the 2016-2017 NENSA Eastern Cup season. The top male and female in Eastern Cup points rankings at the end of all eight Eastern Cup races are awarded the Gallagher Cup. Eastern Cup overall winners have been named since 2008, and at the conclusion of the 2014 season, NENSA began awarding the Gallagher Cup to the champions of the season long Eastern Cup series. The Eastern Cup circuit is New England’s, and one of the nation’s, premier race series. Link to the article from NENSA and full points standings here.

Alex is a U20 on the Craftsbury team who had a standout season. Her year culminated with a 4th place finish in the 10k classic individual at Junior ...

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CNSC Junior Alex Lawson Wins 2016-2017 NENSA Gallagher Cup

18 May 2017 @15:54

We're proud to announce that Craftsbury Nordic junior Alex Lawson has just been named as the female Gallagher Cup champion for the 2016-2017 NENSA Eastern Cup season. The top male and female in Eastern Cup points ... go arrow

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Singletrack is OPEN

17 May 2017 @8:40

WooHoo! We're OPEN! Some blowdowns in Gnarnia that we're attending to, and the odd damp spot, but things are in good shape. Find conditions any time on TrailHub or on our conditions board.

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Singletrack is OPEN

17 May 2017 @8:40

WooHoo! We're OPEN! Some blowdowns in Gnarnia that we're attending to, and the odd damp spot, but things are in good shape. Find conditions any time on TrailHub or on our conditions board. go arrow

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GRP Rowers McAdam, McIlvane, and Vear at Spring Speed Order

1 May 2017 @11:06

On April 18-21, three Green Racing Project rowers started their season off at the Spring Speed Order in Mercer Lake, NJ. As the first race of the 2017 rowing season, this year the Speed Order had no bearings towards World Cup or World Championships qualification later in the year, but was a good opportunity for the rowers to get in their first race efforts after a long winter of training and six weeks of on-water time in Sarasota, Florida.

Hugh McAdam had the top GRP result of the week as the winner of the men’s lightweight single. McAdam took second in the time trial on Tuesday (the 18th), but went on to win his semifinal on Thursday. In Friday’s final he was behind off the start and chased down the Riverside sculler ahead of him to win by a 2 second margin. It’s a promising ...

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GRP Rowers McAdam, McIlvane, and Vear at Spring Speed Order

1 May 2017 @11:06

On April 18-21, three Green Racing Project rowers started their season off at the Spring Speed Order in Mercer Lake, NJ. As the first race of the 2017 rowing season, this year the Speed Order had no bearings towards ... go arrow

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GRP Ski and Biathlon 2017-2018

26 Apr 2017 @12:09

The Green Racing Project is excited to announce the addition of one new skier for 2017-2018: Wisconsin native and Northern Michigan University (NMU) skier Adam Martin.

Adam grew up in Wausau, WI where he skied for Wausau Nordic and the CXC Team. His high school ski career included a Wisconsin State Championship win in 2012 and a 26th place at Junior World Championships in 2014. Adam went on to attend NMU, where his successful collegiate career included 4 All-American finishes as well as a 3rd place in the 15k Classic at 2016 US Nationals. In 2017 he won the Elite 90 Award, which goes to the skier with the highest GPA competing at NCAA’s. Adam also has plenty of experience with international racing as a 3-time competitor at U23 World Championships where he most recently placed 15th in ...

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GRP Ski and Biathlon 2017-2018

26 Apr 2017 @12:09

The Green Racing Project is excited to announce the addition of one new skier for 2017-2018: Wisconsin native and Northern Michigan University (NMU) skier Adam Martin.Adam grew up in Wausau, WI where he skied for ... go arrow

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Summer Ski Camps and Programs

13 Apr 2017 @11:12

"Skiers are made in the summer."

While perhaps cliche, this coaching adage still holds true. If you want to improve as a skier this coming winter, or are just looking for ways to stay active with your ski friends, we have a program - and likely a camp - for you.

Camps:
U14/U16 Summer Ski Camp - Saturday, July 1 - Monday, July 3, 2017
BKL Daycamp #1 - Monday June 26 - Friday, June 30, 2017
BKL Daycamp #2 - Monday, July 10 - Friday, July 14, 2017
Junior Summer Ski Camp - Monday, July 31 - Friday, August 4, 2017

This summer we'll be offering four camps for ages 8 to 19.

BKL (ages 8-13): The BKL camps are always some of the most memorable weeks of the year at Craftsbury, and this year will be no exception. We'll again host two day camps (Monday - Friday, 9am - 3pm) for kids ages 8-13. This first ...

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2017Summer

Summer Ski Camps and Programs

13 Apr 2017 @11:12

"Skiers are made in the summer."While perhaps cliche, this coaching adage still holds true. If you want to improve as a skier this coming winter, or are just looking for ways to stay active with your ski friends, we ... go arrow

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GRP Athletes Finish 2017 Season in Fairbanks, Alaska

10 Apr 2017 @0:27

Five Green Racing Project skiers, four women and one man, represented the team in the final races of the season at SuperTour finals in Fairbanks, Alaska last week. The four race series ended the 2016-2017 SuperTour season in the US, and was also the final ski race for the GRP skiers until next season.

15/22.5k Skiathlon
The first race was a skiathlon (half classic, half skate) on the hilly courses of Birch Hill. The GRP women had a strong showing, with Caitlin Patterson taking 3rd place, Kaitlynn Miller 6th, and Ida Sargent 17th. On the men’s side Ben Lustgarten had a great finish in 4th place, moving up from 7th after the classic portion.

Freestyle Sprint
All five GRP athletes qualified for the freestyle sprint, which took place in early evening at Birch Hill. Lustgarten took 4th place ...

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GRP Athletes Finish 2017 Season in Fairbanks, Alaska

10 Apr 2017 @0:27

Five Green Racing Project skiers, four women and one man, represented the team in the final races of the season at SuperTour finals in Fairbanks, Alaska last week. The four race series ended the 2016-2017 SuperTour ... go arrow

Summer TNR Starts May 30

5 Apr 2017 @10:58

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The first race of the series will be held on May 30 and we will once again rotate between two different five-kilometer courses at the Outdoor Center, with a couple of jaunts up the road to Hosmer Point (HP). Bikers and runners alternate courses every week, with bikers contesting one course and runners the other to prevent any lapping. Both courses incorporate some of the old-school singletrack as well as the new flowy singletrack. 

Once again we will be recording points for the season total, but we've changed the scoring a bit. Women and men will be scored separately this year; and we're going to a system that awards points based on time rather than on finish position - click here for full scoring details. At our last race on August 22nd, we will celebrate the series with a ...

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Summer TNR Starts May 30

5 Apr 2017 @10:58

The first race of the series will be held on May 30 and we will once again rotate between two different five-kilometer courses at the Outdoor Center, with a couple of jaunts up the road to Hosmer Point (HP). Bikers ... go arrow

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GRP and Craftsbury Biathletes Compete at U.S. Biathlon Championships in Jericho

29 Mar 2017 @12:44

This past weekend all the Craftsbury biathletes wrapped up their respective seasons at U.S. Biathlon Championships in Jericho, Vermont. The first of three races was a sprint. Susan Dunklee claimed a decisive win with three misses. Clare Egan also earned a spot on the podium in 3rd. She was followed by Hallie Grossman in 5th and Emily Dreissigacker in 7th. On the men's side, Alex Howe was the first GRP finisher in 9th with two standing misses. He was followed by Mike Gibson in 12th and Ethan Dreissigacker in 13th. In the youth category, Bjorn Westervelt finished 4th for the men while Marika Massey-Bierman finished 4th for the women. Matt Moody placed 6th in the senior master men's race.

In the pursuit race, Susan extended her lead to earn a second victory. Clare finished 4th with Emily ...

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GRP and Craftsbury Biathletes Compete at U.S. Biathlon Championships in Jericho

29 Mar 2017 @12:44

This past weekend all the Craftsbury biathletes wrapped up their respective seasons at U.S. Biathlon Championships in Jericho, Vermont. The first of three races was a sprint. Susan Dunklee claimed a decisive win ... go arrow

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CNSC Juniors at Biathlon Nationals and Club Relays/ Spring Fling

27 Mar 2017 @19:33

This weekend, the Craftsbury juniors were involved in a variety of races around Vermont. On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, the U.S. National Biathlon Championships were held in Jericho, which Marika Massey- Bierman and Bjorn Westervelt competed in. In Friday’s sprint race, Bjorn and Marika both placed 4th in the youth men’s and youth women’s categories, respectively. On Saturday, in the pursuit, Bjorn was 3rd and Marika was 2nd. The racing concluded on Sunday with a mass start, where Bjorn was 5th and Marika was 2nd

On Saturday, the Mansfield Nordic Club hosted the New England Club Relay Championships at Craftsbury. In the BKL division, the team “Fast and Furious 4” consisting of Trey Jones, Cormac Leahy, Orion Cenkl, and Charlie Krebs was 1st, followed by the team “BKL ...

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CNSC Juniors at Biathlon Nationals and Club Relays/ Spring Fling

27 Mar 2017 @19:33

This weekend, the Craftsbury juniors were involved in a variety of races around Vermont. On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, the U.S. National Biathlon Championships were held in Jericho, which Marika Massey- Bierman ... go arrow

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Results - March 25-26 Spring Fling and Club Relay Championships

27 Mar 2017 @9:45

Fling Results! Thanks everyone for a great weekend!

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Craftsbury will be hosting the first annual New England Club Relay Championship on Saturday, March 25. Four person relay teams will ski 4km per leg (two classic and two skate) and will compete in two age group categories: combined age of 200 years and over and combined age under 200 years. Visit the Mansfield Nordic Website for more info. 

The annual Craftsbury Spring Fling 15/30k race will be held on Sunday, March 26, planned to be on a 15k loop course, with post-race BBQ. Register here

Sunday, March 26 is also our Volunteer End of Season Celebration. Whether you’ve volunteered one day or at every race, join us at noon at the Activity Center for lunch and a celebration of appreciation. Craftsbury is not the race venue ...

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Results - March 25-26 Spring Fling and Club Relay Championships

27 Mar 2017 @9:45

Fling Results! Thanks everyone for a great weekend!30k15kBKLCraftsbury will be hosting the first annual New England Club Relay Championship on Saturday, March 25. Four person relay teams will ski 4km per leg (two ... go arrow

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Craftsbury Marathon Gives Back to Local Charities and the Protect Our Winters Foundation

23 Mar 2017 @14:51

This month, the Craftsbury Outdoor Center donated over $2500 from revenue generated by the 2017 Craftsbury Marathon to four different local charities as well as the Protect Our Winters Foundation. As part of the Center’s mission to promote sustainability and support the local community, we aim to give back to organizations that share our goals. These organizations, whether mobilizing the winter sports community for climate action, or supporting local food systems, look towards a better future for us all, one that we hope includes many years of continued marathon racing in Craftsbury! We encourage you to check out the charities (linked below) and consider donating on your own.

This year’s recipients are as follows:

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Craftsbury Marathon Gives Back to Local Charities and the Protect Our Winters Foundation

23 Mar 2017 @14:51

This month, the Craftsbury Outdoor Center donated over $2500 from revenue generated by the 2017 Craftsbury Marathon to four different local charities as well as the Protect Our Winters Foundation. As part of the ... go arrow

March 24-26 Weekend @Craftsbury

23 Mar 2017 @13:11

A lot going on this weekend - here is everything you need to know! 

Highland Lodge Shuttle will be running both days, Saturday and Sunday. Shuttle leaves from front of Clubhouse at 9:30. $5 charge due in the Activity Center. 

Full Shuttle Detail 

Greensboro Trail Map 

New England Club Relay Championships (Saturday): hosted by Mansfield Nordic, held @Craftsbury. More info here.

         4x4km relays, 2 legs classic, 2 skate; 2 age group categories 

Spring Fling (Sunday): A final, fun race for everyone. Freestyle 15k and 30k options. 9am start with BKL 3k race to follow. BBQ afterwards! 

Register 

Map (1 lap = 15k) 

Volunteer Appreciation BBQ (Sunday): Whether you’ve volunteered one day or at every race, join us at noon at the Activity Center for lunch and a celebration of ...

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March 24-26 Weekend @Craftsbury

23 Mar 2017 @13:11

A lot going on this weekend - here is everything you need to know! Highland Lodge Shuttle will be running both days, Saturday and Sunday. Shuttle leaves from front of Clubhouse at 9:30. $5 charge due in the ... go arrow

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GRP Biathletes Compete at World Cup Finals in Oslo

21 Mar 2017 @10:00

This past weekend was the final Biathlon World Cup of the season in Oslo, Norway at the famous Holmenkollen race venue. 

In the sprint, Susan Dunklee had the top U.S women's result finishing 7th with two standing misses. Clare Egan also had a strong race finishing 35th with only one miss. Both Susan and Clare earned start spots in the pursuit race. 

In the pursuit, Susan struggled with her shooting incurring 10 misses. However, she kept fighting and notched the fourth fastest ski time of the day. Clare moved finished 41st with only four misses.

Susan was the only U.S. woman to compete in the mass start. She cleaned her first two prone shooting stages and was leading the race until missing three shots in her first standing stage. After missing an additional two shots in her final ...

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GRP Biathletes Compete at World Cup Finals in Oslo

21 Mar 2017 @10:00

This past weekend was the final Biathlon World Cup of the season in Oslo, Norway at the famous Holmenkollen race venue. In the sprint, Susan Dunklee had the top U.S women's result finishing 7th with two standing ... go arrow

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Record Number of GRP Represented at Quebec World Cup Finals

21 Mar 2017 @9:57

The 2016-2017 FIS Cross Country World Cup season came to a close this past weekend with a 3-day mini tour up in Quebec City. 5 skiers, the most ever for the GRP, represented the USA as part of a 27-person US team contingent. The US and Canada had extra Nation's Group start spots for the end of season races because FIS moved the races from Tyumen, Russia, to Quebec. Therefore the field was heavy on North Americans, but also featured the top European skiers competing for overall spots. 

Freestyle Sprint

Friday kicked off with a 1.5k freestyle sprint on the Plains of Abraham, right next to the Parliament building in Quebec City. In the women's race, Ida Sargent led the way for the GRP, finishing 36th in qualification, followed by Kaitlynn Miller in 50th, Caitlin Patterson in 53rd, and Liz ...

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Record Number of GRP Represented at Quebec World Cup Finals

21 Mar 2017 @9:57

The 2016-2017 FIS Cross Country World Cup season came to a close this past weekend with a 3-day mini tour up in Quebec City. 5 skiers, the most ever for the GRP, represented the USA as part of a 27-person US team ... go arrow

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CNSC Juniors Help Lead VT to EHS Victory

20 Mar 2017 @16:37

This weekend, one of the last big championships of the season took place at the Mountain Top Resort in Chittenden, VT: Eastern High School Championships. Eastern High Schools brings together twenty -four of the top high school skiers from Vermont, Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts, as well as a few guests. Craftsbury had a large representation of juniors, sending 16 athletes to race. 

The trio of racing days kicked off with a 5k skate race on Friday.  On the girl’s side, Alex Lawson led the way for CNSC juniors in third place, followed closely by Callie Young in 4th. Avery Ellis was 7th, Phoebe Sweet was 10th, Marika Massey- Bierman was 11th and Madeline Strasser was 18th. Jordi Kulis was 32nd, followed by Adrienne Remick in 33rd, and Ani Koontz- Miller in 41st. On the ...

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CNSC Juniors Help Lead VT to EHS Victory

20 Mar 2017 @16:37

This weekend, one of the last big championships of the season took place at the Mountain Top Resort in Chittenden, VT: Eastern High School Championships. Eastern High Schools brings together twenty -four of the top ... go arrow

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Craftsbury Announces SBTC Rowing Coaches; Athlete Applications Due by May 1.

20 Mar 2017 @14:24

Craftsbury is excited to welcome new coaches for the summer U23 Small Boat Training Center program. This summer’s Lead Coach will be Linda Muri. Assisting her will be Steve Whelpley and our Sculling Director Troy Howell.

Linda is currently the Women’s Coach at Dartmouth, having previously coached the Harvard Lightweights for 13 years. Before that she coached at Cornell. She has also coached a number of very successful US crews at U23, Junior and Senior World Championships. Not to mention her own medals in the Light Women’s Pair and Four.

Steve was a Craftsbury Green Racing Project athlete for 4 years, during which time he represented the US as the single in Korea in 2013, and in the US men’s quad in 2014. He won the M2x Olympic Trials last summer, but just missed qualifying for ...

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Craftsbury Announces SBTC Rowing Coaches; Athlete Applications Due by May 1.

20 Mar 2017 @14:24

Craftsbury is excited to welcome new coaches for the summer U23 Small Boat Training Center program. This summer’s Lead Coach will be Linda Muri. Assisting her will be Steve Whelpley and our Sculling Director Troy ... go arrow

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GRP Biathletes Race the IBU Cup in Kontiolahti and Otepaa

14 Mar 2017 @15:05

Kontiolahti, Finland:

The seventh IBU Cup kicked off with an individual race. Emily Dreissigacker was the first American in 26th with only two misses. She was followed by Hallie Grossman who placed 59th. On the men's side, Alex Howe had a strong race finishing 33rd with four misses.

In the sprint race, Emily had another solid race finishing 33rd with only one standing miss. Hallie placed 72nd. For the men, Alex finished 68th. Emily was the only U.S. woman to qualify for the pursuit in which she placed 39th with four misses.

Otepaa, Estonia:

The final IBU Cup of the season took place in Otepaa and began with a mixed relay. Emily, Hallie, and Alex were joined by USBA teammate Jake Ellingson. Emily scrambled for the team using two spares in prone and cleaning standing. She tagged off to ...

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GRP Biathletes Race the IBU Cup in Kontiolahti and Otepaa

14 Mar 2017 @15:05

Kontiolahti, Finland:The seventh IBU Cup kicked off with an individual race. Emily Dreissigacker was the first American in 26th with only two misses. She was followed by Hallie Grossman who placed 59th. On the men's ... go arrow

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GRP Biathletes Compete at World Cups in PyeongChang and Kontiolahti

14 Mar 2017 @14:24

PyeongChang, South Korea:

The seventh World Cup of the season took place at next year's Olympic venue in PyeongChang. The weekend began with a sprint in which Susan Dunklee placed 5th with one standing miss. This result marked her 5th top-five finish of the year. She was followed by Clare Egan who also had one standing miss and finished 33rd. In the pursuit race, Susan maintained her position finishing 5th with three misses. Clare placed 36th also with three misses.

In the women's relay, Clare and Susan were joined by USBA teammates Joanne Reid and Maddie Phaneuf. Clare scrambled cleaning prone and incurring one standing penalty. She tagged off to Susan who also cleaned prone and used two spares in standing. The team placed 14th with a total of one penalty and 10 spares.

Kontiolahti, ...

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GRP Biathletes Compete at World Cups in PyeongChang and Kontiolahti

14 Mar 2017 @14:24

PyeongChang, South Korea:The seventh World Cup of the season took place at next year's Olympic venue in PyeongChang. The weekend began with a sprint in which Susan Dunklee placed 5th with one standing miss. This ... go arrow

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'17 GRP Collegiate Summer Training Team

13 Mar 2017 @15:26

This year, the Craftsbury Green Racing Project (GRP) is pleased to build on its summer U23 program for Elite-Level College nordic skiers in addition to the successful year round program. The Collegiate Summer Training Team is a summer program for U23 athletes currently pursuing a college degree while competing at a high level in Division 1 or 2 NCAA Nordic skiing. Our limited spots this summer will be directed toward athletes in the later part of their college careers who are thinking seriously about post-collegiate ski racing. The goal of the program is to provide an elite-level summer training experience in concert with the Craftsbury Green Racing Project.

Accepted applicants will receive coaching and room/board during the summer training season before heading back to their ...

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'17 GRP Collegiate Summer Training Team

13 Mar 2017 @15:26

This year, the Craftsbury Green Racing Project (GRP) is pleased to build on its summer U23 program for Elite-Level College nordic skiers in addition to the successful year round program. The Collegiate Summer ... go arrow

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Sargent and Lustgarten Take On Norwegian World Cups

13 Mar 2017 @15:12

The cross country World Cup was in Oslo, Norway, last week for the second to last weekend of World Cup racing, and the final European stop of the year. World Cups in Norway are generally highly competitive, with many Norwegian Nation's Group skiers vying for top spots, and this was no exception. Green Racing Project skiers Ben Lustgarten and Ida Sargent represented the US, Lustgarten in two races and Sargent in one.

Drammen Classic Sprint

Last Wednesday, the sprinters took to the streets of Drammen for a classic sprint. In the men's qualifier, Lustgarten placed 62nd, while Sargent took 42nd in the women's qualifier, less than 3 sec from the top 30. The US had three women and one man qualify for the heats, with Sophie Caldwell scoring the top US result of 9th.

Holmenkollen 30/50k Classic ...

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Sargent and Lustgarten Take On Norwegian World Cups

13 Mar 2017 @15:12

The cross country World Cup was in Oslo, Norway, last week for the second to last weekend of World Cup racing, and the final European stop of the year. World Cups in Norway are generally highly competitive, with ... go arrow

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CNSC juniors on the podium at U16s

12 Mar 2017 @15:04

The annual U16 championships were held this weekend at Titcomb Mountain in Farmington, Maine. The East experienced a cold snap this week, which threw some unexpected twists in to the race scheduling.  There are usually four races, but the sprint was cancelled due to extreme cold on Saturday morning. 

The racing kicked off on Friday afternoon with a 5k race. Adrienne Remick placed 2nd in the girl’s race, while Finn Sweet was 2nd in the boys race, Bjorn was 8th, and Jack Young was 31st.  Saturday morning was off from racing, but Adrienne came on strong in the afternoon to win the 5k classic race! Finn followed suit and won the boys race! Bjorn was 9th and Jack was 28th

The racing concluded on Sunday morning with more Craftsbury victory. Adrienne and Finn teamed up with Carl ...

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CNSC juniors on the podium at U16s

12 Mar 2017 @15:04

The annual U16 championships were held this weekend at Titcomb Mountain in Farmington, Maine. The East experienced a cold snap this week, which threw some unexpected twists in to the race scheduling.  There are ... go arrow

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Juniors Shine at Junior Nationals

12 Mar 2017 @3:32

With a flurry of venue and race format changes, Junior Nationals were held at the jumping complex in Lake Placid, New York from March 6th- March 11th. Five Craftsbury juniors represented team New England: Griffin Wright, Callie Young, Phoebe Sweet, Avery Ellis, and Alex Lawson. The coaching staff also had a strong Craftsbury presence, with Ollie Burruss as the head kick wax tech, Jake Barton on the wax team, and Audrey Mangan as the U20 men’s coach. 

The racing kicked off on Monday with individual start skate races for all. Griffin Wright set the pace for the day, with an 11th place finish in the 5k U16 boys race. Next was the 5k U18 girls race, where Callie Young was 15th and Phoebe Sweet was 51st. The U20 girls also raced 5k, where Alex Lawson was 13th and Avery Ellis was ...

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Juniors Shine at Junior Nationals

12 Mar 2017 @3:32

With a flurry of venue and race format changes, Junior Nationals were held at the jumping complex in Lake Placid, New York from March 6th- March 11th. Five Craftsbury juniors represented team New England: Griffin ... go arrow

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Fun and Success at the Bill Koch Festival

7 Mar 2017 @6:37

Last weekend, the pinnacle event of the youth ski season took place in Bethel, Maine: The New England Bill Koch League Festival. Under the tutelage of the Schulz family (Anna, Eric, and Amy!) and Mary O’Connell, a crew of Craftsbury BKL’ers travelled to the Protect our Winters themed event for two days of action packed racing.  

Saturday was skate relay day, with teams of two or three taking to the racecourse. In the 3rd and 4th grade girls race, the team of Isabel Linton and Anika Leahy took the win, while the team of Ruth Krebs, Emily Linton, and Anya Carlson was a close second. In the 3rd and 4th grade boys race, Team Charlie, comprised of Charlie Kehler and Charlie Isselhardt was 6th. In the 5th and 6th girls race, Anna Isselhardt, Estherline Carlson, and Emily Kimball were ...

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Fun and Success at the Bill Koch Festival

7 Mar 2017 @6:37

Last weekend, the pinnacle event of the youth ski season took place in Bethel, Maine: The New England Bill Koch League Festival. Under the tutelage of the Schulz family (Anna, Eric, and Amy!) and Mary O’Connell, a ... go arrow

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Sargent and Lustgarten Represent GRP at Lahti World Championships

3 Mar 2017 @14:49

Cross Country World Championships in Lahti, Finland, are winding down, with only the 30k and 50k freestyle races remaining. Two GRP skiers, Ida Sargent and Ben Lustgarten, represented the US over in Lahti earlier this week. It was Sargent's fourth World Championships, while for Lustgarten it was his first World Champs, after he starting in his first World Cup races just last weekend.

Freestyle Sprint

Sargent competed in the first event of the Championships, a freestyle sprint, last Thursday. She placed 27th in the qualifier, and then took 5th in her quarterfinal heat, which moved her up to 24th on the day. 24th is her personal best result at a World Championships, and she is currently ranked 13th in the World Cup sprint rankings.

10/15k Classic

Both Sargent and Lustgarten had starts for ...

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Sargent and Lustgarten Represent GRP at Lahti World Championships

3 Mar 2017 @14:49

Cross Country World Championships in Lahti, Finland, are winding down, with only the 30k and 50k freestyle races remaining. Two GRP skiers, Ida Sargent and Ben Lustgarten, represented the US over in Lahti earlier ... go arrow

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TNR11: Series Finale! - RESULTS

3 Mar 2017 @13:25

Thanks to all who came out, find last night's results over at Webscorer, with series points on our webpage. Huge thanks to our winter event sponsors:

Outdoor Gear Exchange - With more than 20 years’ in the industry, OGE believes that everyone should be able to get out and have fun! As such, they’ve made it their mission is to offer everyone great gear at prices that fit all budgets. Make a trek to the home store if you’re ever in Burlington, or check out their virtual version at www.gearx.com

Fairpoint Communications - FairPoint delivers a range of data and voice communications services to businesses, including public and private institutions, as well as residential and wholesale customers. Find out how they can serve your needs at their website


Hoping to welcome all ...

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TNR11: Series Finale! - RESULTS

3 Mar 2017 @13:25

Thanks to all who came out, find last night's results over at Webscorer, with series points on our webpage. Huge thanks to our winter event sponsors:Outdoor Gear Exchange - With more than 20 years’ in the ... go arrow

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2017 Marathon Survey

2 Mar 2017 @15:23

What did we do well this year? What can we improve on? Let us know all about it over at the Marathon Survey. Complete the survey for a chance to win a free 2018 entry!

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2017 Marathon Survey

2 Mar 2017 @15:23

What did we do well this year? What can we improve on? Let us know all about it over at the Marathon Survey. Complete the survey for a chance to win a free 2018 entry! go arrow

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TNR10: Results

28 Feb 2017 @16:40

Thanks to everyone for coming out tonight - results.

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Monday: 2017 VPA High School State Meet, Day 2

25 Feb 2017 @14:44

Results

Thanks to all who joined us yesterday.


 

Excited to be hosting day 2 of the 2017 Vermont Principal's Association Nordic State Championships - the freestyle portion. Races will be running Monday, February 27, starting at 10:30. Whether you want to come up and cheer on your favorite racer, or are interested in finding a quieter environment on Monday, here's some information to help you navigate. 

Schedule:
10:30am Boys' Individual 5k FS
11:45am Girls Individual 5k FS

2:00pm Boys Relay (4x2.5k FS)
3:00pm Girls Relay (4x2.5k FS)

Spaces:
Bib pick up: Classroom
Storage for racer gear: White tent and buses

Parking:
All lots, buses in lower lots

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Individual 5k
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Monday: 2017 VPA High School State Meet, Day 2

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ResultsThanks to all who joined us yesterday. Excited to be hosting day 2 of the 2017 Vermont Principal's Association Nordic State Championships - the freestyle portion. Races will be running Monday, February 27, ... go arrow

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Girls with Guns Biathlon Clinic

22 Feb 2017 @13:56

On Sunday, March 26, the Craftsbury Outdoor Center will be hosting the first ever Girls with Guns biathlon clinic. The event will feature World Championship silver medalist Susan Dunklee and three-time national team member Clare Egan (both Green Racing Project athletes). Activities will include rifle safety, learning how to shoot a biathlon rifle, skiing, and hanging out with national team biathletes. Come prepared to ski and be outside rain or shine. Ski rentals are available in the touring center if needed. The clinic will be from 3:00-5:00pm, with day-of-registration beginning at 2:30pm. Girls aged 8-18, of all abilities, are encouraged to attend - whether you know how to ski and shoot or not! Stick around after the Spring Fling for this exciting opportunity to try ...

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Girls with Guns Biathlon Clinic

22 Feb 2017 @13:56

On Sunday, March 26, the Craftsbury Outdoor Center will be hosting the first ever Girls with Guns biathlon clinic. The event will feature World Championship silver medalist Susan Dunklee and three-time national team ... go arrow

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CNSC Juniors at VT Eastern High School Qualifiers and NorAm

21 Feb 2017 @20:27

This weekend, many of Vermont middle and high school racers descended on Craftsbury for the Vermont Eastern High School Qualifier. The qualifier is comprised of two races: a 3k classic race in the morning and 3k skate in the afternoon. The results are then combined to determine who will represent the state of Vermont at the U16 Championships and Eastern High School Championships.

In the U14 girls category, Quincy Massey- Bierman was 2nd, followed by Aliza Wright in 4th. In the high school division, Alex Lawson was the first Craftsbury junior in 5th, followed by Avery Ellis in 6th, Phoebe Sweet in 8th, and Marika Massey- Bierman in 11th. Jordi Kulis was 15th, Adrienne Remick was 17th (3rd U16), Ani Koontz- Miller was 19th, Madeline Strasser was 21st, Claire Ellis was 32nd, and Loren ...

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CNSC Juniors at VT Eastern High School Qualifiers and NorAm

21 Feb 2017 @20:27

This weekend, many of Vermont middle and high school racers descended on Craftsbury for the Vermont Eastern High School Qualifier. The qualifier is comprised of two races: a 3k classic race in the morning and 3k ... go arrow

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TNR9: Results!

21 Feb 2017 @14:37

TNR9 Results

We're back in Craftsbury this week, with a rare running of the homologated 5k - backward!

Registration:
Online is preferred. Craftsbury members - free. Non-members? $5.

Bib pickup:
AC, 3:15 - 3:45pm.

Race details:
Mass start, freestyle.

Race Course:
See map

More details. Hope to see you!

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TNR9: Results!

21 Feb 2017 @14:37

TNR9 ResultsWe're back in Craftsbury this week, with a rare running of the homologated 5k - backward!Registration:Online is preferred. Craftsbury members - free. Non-members? $5.Bib pickup:AC, 3:15 - 3:45pm.Race ... go arrow

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GRP Biathletes Podium at Lake Placid NorAm

21 Feb 2017 @9:07

This past weekend, five GRP biathletes competed at the NorAm in Lake Placid, New York. 

Racing began on Saturday with a sprint. Hallie Grossman earned the top tier of the podium finishing first with 4 misses. She was joined on the podium by Emily Dreissigacker who placed second also with four misses. On the men's side. Alex also landed on the podium with a strong second place finish. He was the first American finisher and only had two misses. Mike Gibson was the next GRP biathlete across the line placing 5th (second American) with three misses. He was followed by Ethan Dreissigacker in 12th.

Sunday featured a pursuit race. Hallie and Emily swapped spots on the podium with Emily crossing the line first and Hallie second. For the men, Alex had a repeat performance placing second (first ...

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GRP Biathletes Podium at Lake Placid NorAm

21 Feb 2017 @9:07

This past weekend, five GRP biathletes competed at the NorAm in Lake Placid, New York. Racing began on Saturday with a sprint. Hallie Grossman earned the top tier of the podium finishing first with 4 misses. She ... go arrow

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Susan Dunklee Medals and Clare Egan Achieves Personal-Bests at World Champs

21 Feb 2017 @8:40

This past week, IBU World Championships continued in Hochfilzen, Austria with an individual race, a relay, and a mass start.

Individual:

Susan Dunklee was the first U.S. woman across the line with an impressive 6th place finish. After missing one shot in the first stage and cleaning the next two stages, she was in a podium position. However, she missed one shot in her final standing stage which bumped her back to 6th. She had the fourth fastest shooting time and the 7th fastest ski time. Her result made her the first U.S. woman in any sport to qualify for the 2018 Olympic Games in PyeongChang, Korea. Clare Egan also had a very strong race placing 22nd with only 2 misses. This was a personal-best result for her in this event. On the men's side, Clare and Susan's USBA teammate Lowell ...

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Susan Dunklee Medals and Clare Egan Achieves Personal-Bests at World Champs

21 Feb 2017 @8:40

This past week, IBU World Championships continued in Hochfilzen, Austria with an individual race, a relay, and a mass start.Individual:Susan Dunklee was the first U.S. woman across the line with an impressive 6th ... go arrow

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Sargent Top 15 in Otepaa World Cup; GRP Women Go 1-2-3 in Ishpeming

20 Feb 2017 @21:21

In the week leading up to cross country World Championships in Lahti, Finland, Green Racing Project skiers Ida Sargent and Ben Lustgarten raced World Cups in Otepaa, Estonia. Back in the States, 5 GRP women competed in the SuperTour races held in Ishpeming, Michigan.

Otepaa World Cup
In Saturday’s freestyle sprint Ida Sargent continued her streak of qualifying for every World Cup sprint so far this season, with a 10th place qualification time. In her quarterfinal heat, she was in position to advance but just missed 2nd place in the finishing stretch, which gave her 3rd in the heat and 13th overall. Ben Lustgarten placed 64th in the men’s qualifier, in his first ever World Cup start!
The following day the men raced 15k classic individual, while the women raced 10k. Sargent placed 42nd ...

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Sargent Top 15 in Otepaa World Cup; GRP Women Go 1-2-3 in Ishpeming

20 Feb 2017 @21:21

In the week leading up to cross country World Championships in Lahti, Finland, Green Racing Project skiers Ida Sargent and Ben Lustgarten raced World Cups in Otepaa, Estonia. Back in the States, 5 GRP women competed ... go arrow

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Feb 18-19 Weekend @ Craftsbury

14 Feb 2017 @19:00

2017 VT High School qualifier:  Saturday, February 18.
We're happy to be hosting the Vermont J2/Eastern High School Qualifier racing. This race determines which Vermont racers will represent the state at NENSA's Eastern High School Championships, to be held March 17-19, at Mountain Top Inn & Resort, Chittenden VT. 

Racing will be Saturday, all based out of the lower field. Races will take place on a 3k course, so the vast majority of Center trails will remain open for day skiers, houseguests and tourists. We'll have complete mapping of the course in the coming day or two, as well as signed routes out to popular loops without hitting the race trail. 

The day's schedule:
8:00-9:30am Bib pick-up
10:00am Girl's Classic 3k
11:00am Boy's Classic 3k

1:00pm Girl's Skate 3k
2:00pm Boy's skate 3k

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Feb 18-19 Weekend @ Craftsbury

14 Feb 2017 @19:00

2017 VT High School qualifier:  Saturday, February 18.We're happy to be hosting the Vermont J2/Eastern High School Qualifier racing. This race determines which Vermont racers will represent the state at NENSA's ... go arrow

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Craftsbury Racers Have Strong Performances at Final Eastern Cup and NorAm

14 Feb 2017 @16:53

This weekend marked the end of the Eastern Cup series for the 2016-2017, with races at Craftsbury and the Holderness School. 

On Saturday, the Silver Fox Trot edition of the Eastern Cup was held in conjunction with the Dartmouth Carnival at Craftsbury and featured a 5k classic race for women and U16 boys and a 10k for the men.  The women raced in a competitive collegiate, senior, and junior field. Alex Lawson was the first CNSC junior in 25th, followed by Callie Young in 41st, Avery Ellis in 58th, and Phoebe Sweet in 67th. Adrienne Remick (U16) was 103rd, Marika Massey- Bierman was 114th and Jordi Kulis was 127th. Madeline Strasser was 134th and Anica Koontz- Miller was 137th.  

On the men’s side, once again in a stacked field, Noah Eckstein was 80th, Anders Hanson was 107th and ...

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Craftsbury Racers Have Strong Performances at Final Eastern Cup and NorAm

14 Feb 2017 @16:53

This weekend marked the end of the Eastern Cup series for the 2016-2017, with races at Craftsbury and the Holderness School. On Saturday, the Silver Fox Trot edition of the Eastern Cup was held in conjunction with ... go arrow

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TNR8: Results

14 Feb 2017 @11:37

Results

Thanks Hardwick Trails!


Address:
126 Hazen Union Dr
Hardwick, VT 05843

Location of parking (behind school):
44.509243, -72.364197

Registration:
Online is preferred. Craftsbury members - free. Non-members? $5.

Bib pickup:
Cabin behind Hazen Union (get to parking, Cabin's right there). 3:15 - 3:45pm.

Race details:
Interval start race, one every 20 seconds is our current thought.

Race Course:
See map

Toilets:
Not on-site.

Questions? Drop a line.

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TNR8: Results

14 Feb 2017 @11:37

ResultsThanks Hardwick Trails!Address:126 Hazen Union DrHardwick, VT 05843Location of parking (behind school):44.509243, -72.364197Registration:Online is preferred. Craftsbury members - free. Non-members? $5.Bib ... go arrow

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GRP Biathletes Compete at World Champs and at the Jericho NorAm

13 Feb 2017 @21:26

World Champs:

IBU World Championships started this past Thursday in Hochfilzen, Austria with a mixed relay. GRP biathletes Susan Dunklee and Clare Egan were joined by USBA teammates Lowell Bailey and Sean Dougherty. Susan scrambled for the team and cleaned using a total of four spares. She tagged off to Clare in fourth place. Clare maintained a top-10 position until struggling in her final shooting stage where she incurred one penalty lap. The team placed 16th with a total of two penalty laps and 13 spares.

In the following day's sprint, Clare had an incredible race finishing 20th. She was the first U.S. woman across the line and shot clean. This result was her second-best finish in an individual World Cup race behind her 16th place finish in Oestersund, Sweden last year. Clare was ...

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GRP Biathletes Compete at World Champs and at the Jericho NorAm

13 Feb 2017 @21:26

World Champs:IBU World Championships started this past Thursday in Hochfilzen, Austria with a mixed relay. GRP biathletes Susan Dunklee and Clare Egan were joined by USBA teammates Lowell Bailey and Sean Dougherty. ... go arrow

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Craftsbury welcomes Dartmouth, NENSA Eastern Cup Day 1

9 Feb 2017 @17:57

As of noon, Monday, 6 Feb 2017, Dartmouth Skiing named us the host site for the Dartmouth Carnvial races Friday, February, 10-11, instead of Oak Hill in Hanover, New Hampshire. As part of the Saturday racing, the NENSA Eastern Cup will move to Craftsbury as well (that race was to be combined with Dartmouth Carnival both prior to moving from Hanover). The Sunday, February 12 NENSA Eastern Cup is scheduled to remain at Holderness Academy in Holderness, New Hampshire. 

In recognition of the switch, start times for the racing on Saturday the 11th will be delayed until 11:00am for open men, 12:30pm for open women/U16 girls, and 2:00pm for U16 boys, to better accommodate teams or athletes that have existing reservations closer to the Upper Valley and cannot change rooms. 

We'll post more ...

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Craftsbury welcomes Dartmouth, NENSA Eastern Cup Day 1

9 Feb 2017 @17:57

As of noon, Monday, 6 Feb 2017, Dartmouth Skiing named us the host site for the Dartmouth Carnvial races Friday, February, 10-11, instead of Oak Hill in Hanover, New Hampshire. As part of the Saturday racing, the ... go arrow

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Climate Run and Resilience Presentation, February 16

8 Feb 2017 @18:35

February 16, 2017 at 7:00pm in the Activity Center

The Outdoor Center will host Pavel Cenkl’s The Climate Run and Resilience presentation.  Pavel weaves together the story of running 150 miles across Iceland in 44 hours with reflections on our relationship with our environment.

Two key parts of Pavel’s presentation look at, first, how runners are as much a part of the ecological systems in which they are entangled as they are a part of their own bodies, and second, how it is critically important, moving forward, that we reframe our narrative around climate change to be one of resilience rather than one of crisis and catastrophe.

Through vivid photos, video, and engaging storytelling, Pavel traces the connection between athletics and resilience helps audiences find ways to ...

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Climate Run and Resilience Presentation, February 16

8 Feb 2017 @18:35

February 16, 2017 at 7:00pm in the Activity CenterThe Outdoor Center will host Pavel Cenkl’s The Climate Run and Resilience presentation.  Pavel weaves together the story of running 150 miles across ... go arrow

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Sargent Hits First Career World Cup Podiums in Pyeongchang; All Three GRP Women in the Points

7 Feb 2017 @18:37

Ida Sargent has been tantalizingly close to the World Cup podium before with a fifth place classic sprint finish in Ruka, Finland in 2014, and a seventh the following year in the same event. This weekend in Pyeongchang, South Korea, she reached the podium not once, but twice, in both the classic sprint and freestyle team sprint. The pre-Olympic test event weekend was also a successful one for GRP women Caitlin Patterson and Liz Guiney, who had career best finishes in several events. The field was smaller than a usual World Cup, because many European skiers opted not to make the long travel to Korea, so it was a good opportunity to score World Cup points while previewing the Olympic courses for next year.

On Friday the skiers raced a classic sprint, and all three women made the top 30 ...

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Sargent Hits First Career World Cup Podiums in Pyeongchang; All Three GRP Women in the Points

7 Feb 2017 @18:37

Ida Sargent has been tantalizingly close to the World Cup podium before with a fifth place classic sprint finish in Ruka, Finland in 2014, and a seventh the following year in the same event. This weekend in ... go arrow

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GRP Biathletes Compete at the IBU Cup in Slovakia

6 Feb 2017 @17:46

This past weekend, three GRP biathletes raced the IBU Cup in Brezno-Osrblie, Slovakia. The weekend started off with a sprint race. Emily led the way for the U.S. women with an impressive 27th place finished with only one prone miss. She was followed by Hallie Grossman who also had a strong race finishing 48th. On the men's side, Alex Howe finished 57th. 

All three biathletes qualified for the following day's pursuit. Emily moved up placing 26th with three misses. Hallie got lapped, but was happy to have qualified for her first IBU Cup pursuit. In the men's race, Alex also got lapped. Emily's strong weekend of racing qualified her for the final two IBU Cup race weekends at the beginning of March.

Stay tuned for the start of World Champs in Hochfilzen, Austria on February 9th as well as ...

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GRP Biathletes Compete at the IBU Cup in Slovakia

6 Feb 2017 @17:46

This past weekend, three GRP biathletes raced the IBU Cup in Brezno-Osrblie, Slovakia. The weekend started off with a sprint race. Emily led the way for the U.S. women with an impressive 27th place finished with ... go arrow

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BKL'ers race at the Range Ramble and Paintball Biathlon

6 Feb 2017 @17:01

This weekend, some of the CNSC juniors hit the trails around Vermont for the Range Ramble and Paintball Biathlon race. 

On Saturday, the Mansfield Nordic Club held the Range Ramble BKL race in Jericho. Anika Leahy won the 2k grade 3 and 4 girls race, while her brother Cormac won the 5th and 6th grade boys race. In the 7th and 8th grade girls race, Gavin Schaef was 2nd.

On Sunday, several juniors made the trip to Mountain Top for the annual Paintball Biathlon. In this style of racing, each target hit means a ten second time deduction from each racer’s total time. In the 5th and 6th grade boys race, Orion Cenkl was 5th with 9 hits, Alan Moody was 11th with 6 hits, and Sage Grossi was 19th with 6 hits. David Moody was 22nd with 12 hits in the 7th and 8th grade boys race.   

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BKL'ers race at the Range Ramble and Paintball Biathlon

6 Feb 2017 @17:01

This weekend, some of the CNSC juniors hit the trails around Vermont for the Range Ramble and Paintball Biathlon race. On Saturday, the Mansfield Nordic Club held the Range Ramble BKL race in Jericho. Anika Leahy ... go arrow

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TNR7: Results

6 Feb 2017 @15:38

Results

Tomorrow night's race will be mass start classic on Ruthies. Map:
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Registration
Current points

Bib pickup will open at 315pm, close at 345pm.

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TNR7: Results

6 Feb 2017 @15:38

ResultsTomorrow night's race will be mass start classic on Ruthies. Map:StravaRegistrationCurrent pointsBib pickup will open at 315pm, close at 345pm. go arrow

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Sterling College Invitational at Craftsbury

3 Feb 2017 @13:43

The Outdoor Center will host the first-ever Sterling College Invitational this weekend as part of the U.S. Collegiate Ski & Snowboard Association (USCSA). Over 100 skiers from college teams throughout the Eastern Conference will compete in a 7.5k classic mass start on Saturday afternoon and a 3 x 2.5k skate relay on Sunday morning. Sterling College is sending thirteen members of its Nordic ski team.

Event schedule:

Saturday, Feb. 4

1:00 pm - Women's 7.5k classic mass start

2:30 pm - Men's 7.5k classic mass start

Sunday, Feb. 5

9:00 am - Men's 3 x 2.5k skate relay

10:30 am - Women's 3 x 2.5k skate relay

Course maps and event info can be found on SkiReg.

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Sterling College Invitational at Craftsbury

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The Outdoor Center will host the first-ever Sterling College Invitational this weekend as part of the U.S. Collegiate Ski & Snowboard Association (USCSA). Over 100 skiers from college teams throughout the Eastern ... go arrow

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CNSC Juniors at Rikert Eastern Cup

1 Feb 2017 @7:32

The Eastern Cup series continued last weekend at the Rikert Nordic Center in Ripton with a classic sprint and skate distance races. 

On Saturday, Alex Lawson led the way for the girls, where she raced in the A-final and finished 6th. Noah Eckstein was the quickest boy, and finished 8th in the junior heats. On Sunday, Alex and Noah once again led the way. Alex was 10th overall and the 1st U20 in the women's 9k and Noah was 37th overall and the 21st U18 in the men's 15k. For the U16's Griffin Wright was the first Craftsbury boy in 6th and Adrienne Remick was the first girl in 12th. 

See full results here and check out a photo gallery of all the racers on the COC blog. 

 

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CNSC Juniors at Rikert Eastern Cup

1 Feb 2017 @7:32

The Eastern Cup series continued last weekend at the Rikert Nordic Center in Ripton with a classic sprint and skate distance races. On Saturday, Alex Lawson led the way for the girls, where she raced in the ... go arrow

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Juniors at the Craftsbury Marathon

31 Jan 2017 @12:58

Many of the Craftsbury juniors and BKL’ers took to their home trails at the Craftsbury Marathon on Saturday.  

Many of the BKL’ers did the one lap race, which was 12.5k. Orion Cenkl led the charge in the boys race with Charlie Krebs hot on his heals in second. Sage Grossi was 3rd, followed by Charlie Kehler in 5th and Leo Circosta in 6th.  Amelia Circosta was close behind her brother in 8th overall and the 2nd girl. Ruth Krebs, Anika Leahy, Isabel Linton, and Emily Linton all finished within 20 seconds of each other to take 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th places, respectively, in the girl’s race. Alan Moody started but did not finish the race.

In the two lap, 25k, BKL race, Quincey Massey- Bierman led the girls race in a tie with Ava Thurston. Trey Jones was 3rd in the boys race.

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Juniors at the Craftsbury Marathon

31 Jan 2017 @12:58

Many of the Craftsbury juniors and BKL’ers took to their home trails at the Craftsbury Marathon on Saturday.  Many of the BKL’ers did the one lap race, which was 12.5k. Orion Cenkl led the charge in the boys ... go arrow

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'17 TNR6 - RESULTS

30 Jan 2017 @13:25

Results

This week's Tuesday Night Race: 5k, mass start, freestyle on the homologated 5k race loop.

Pre-register! No logon needed, makes your race day much simpler (just show up and grab a bib), and makes scoring easier too. Do that over here.

Read more about the rules, points, and everything else over here.

 

 

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30 Jan 2017 @13:25

ResultsThis week's Tuesday Night Race: 5k, mass start, freestyle on the homologated 5k race loop.Pre-register! No logon needed, makes your race day much simpler (just show up and grab a bib), and makes scoring ... go arrow

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Sargent Makes Points Again in Falun World Cup

30 Jan 2017 @9:11

GRP skier Ida Sargent has qualified in every World Cup sprint she’s started this season, and she continued her streak this past weekend in Falun, Sweden, site of the 2015 World Championships. Meanwhile, closer to home GRP skiers competed in the Craftsbury Marathon and Eastern Cup weekend #3 in at Rikert in Middlebury.

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Sargent squeaked into the heats in Saturday’s freestyle sprint, with the 30th fastest time in qualifying. She then placed 5th in the third quarterfinal heat, which included eventual winner Stina Nilsson of Sweden, and improved her placing to 25th on the day. Liz Guiney also raced the freestyle sprint, placing 56th in qualification after a fall.
On Sunday the GRP had three women toe the line for a 15k mass start classic. Caitlin Patterson came within 20 ...

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Sargent Makes Points Again in Falun World Cup

30 Jan 2017 @9:11

GRP skier Ida Sargent has qualified in every World Cup sprint she’s started this season, and she continued her streak this past weekend in Falun, Sweden, site of the 2015 World Championships. Meanwhile, closer to ... go arrow

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GRP Biathletes Compete at Open European Championships

30 Jan 2017 @7:33

This past week, four GRP biathletes raced at Open European Championships in Duszniki, Poland. 

The championship event kicked off with an individual race. For the women, Emily Dreissigacker was the first U.S. finisher across the line in 41st with only four misses. Hallie Grossman was close behind in 52nd, also with four misses. On the men's side, Alex Howe also shot well placing 79th with three misses. Michael Gibson struggled with a dropped magazine, but still pulled through with a respectable 94th place finish.

In the sprint race, Emily was once again the first U.S. woman across the line in 69th with three misses. She was closely followed by Hallie in 70th who also had three misses. For the men, Alex qualified for the pursuit with a 59th place finish and only two misses. Mike also ...

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GRP Biathletes Compete at Open European Championships

30 Jan 2017 @7:33

This past week, four GRP biathletes raced at Open European Championships in Duszniki, Poland. The championship event kicked off with an individual race. For the women, Emily Dreissigacker was the first U.S. ... go arrow

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2017 Marathon Results

29 Jan 2017 @10:31

We had over 500 skiers toe the line for the 36th annual Craftsbury Marathon, presented by Fairpoint Communications. True to the spirit of the event, we had competitors who were putting on a bib for the first time to 4-time Olympians: the Marathon is a celebration of skiing in New England, a celebration of winter!

Racers completed 1, 2 or 4 laps of the challenging 12.5k course, with prizes for overall and age/gender groups. 

In the BKL 1 Lap, Orion Cenkl and Miley Bletzer led the group home. 2 lap BKLers were paced by Charlie Purcell of GMVS and Ava Thurston and Quincy Massey-Bierman had a battle as they tied after 25k! Vermont High Schoolers completed 1 lap, with U32's Stephen Looke taking the win on the boys' side, and his teammate Emma Curchin winning for the Raiders on the girls' ...

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2017 Marathon Results

29 Jan 2017 @10:31

We had over 500 skiers toe the line for the 36th annual Craftsbury Marathon, presented by Fairpoint Communications. True to the spirit of the event, we had competitors who were putting on a bib for the first time to ... go arrow

Baxter Winter Triathlon

26 Jan 2017 @13:20

This past weekend, the Baxter Winter Triathlon returned to Craftsbury for the third consecutive year. The legs were switched this year from a 5k each of run, snowshoe, and ski to a 5k each of run, fat bike, and ski. Everyone seemed to really enjoy the fat biking replacement. It made everything a bit more exciting too, as some had to push their bikes for a good amount of the distance. By next year the Center is hoping to have fat tire bike rentals and demos for all to try! 

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Keith Woodward showing us how it is done on the fat bike! (Photo from Kate Fox)
There were three different race options: 5k solo race (just the run portion), 15k solo race (all three legs), and 15k team event. Chris Schaffer took home the win in the 5k solo race male division and Erin Magoon was the winner in the ...
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Baxter Winter Triathlon

26 Jan 2017 @13:20

This past weekend, the Baxter Winter Triathlon returned to Craftsbury for the third consecutive year. The legs were switched this year from a 5k each of run, snowshoe, and ski to a 5k each of run, fat bike, and ski. ... go arrow

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'17 TNR5 - RESULTS

23 Jan 2017 @21:57

Results

Next race - Mass start, FS, Homologated 5k course. Find info about the series. 

Register online to make your lives (and ours) simpler.

Course maps. 

Timing! Time the race, get 110 points for that week, AND it counts toward volunteer hours (e.g. JR Scholarships). Be a good ski citizen, support the community, volunteer via 
skiing@craftsbury.com We need two (2) timers each week.


This week's Tuesday Night Race: 5k, classic, interval start - same course as last week, just classic. NO 2.5k this week.

Find more details at the webpage.

Reminder:  reg will open at 3:15pm - a bit early - but will close a bit earlier too: 3:45pm, so we can get things ready for the interval start more smoothly.

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'17 TNR5 - RESULTS

23 Jan 2017 @21:57

ResultsNext race - Mass start, FS, Homologated 5k course. Find info about the series. Register online to make your lives (and ours) simpler.Course maps. Timing! Time the race, get 110 points for that week, AND ... go arrow

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GRP Skiers Take 1st and 2nd in Truckee SuperTour; Sargent and Guiney Race in Ulricehamn

23 Jan 2017 @13:26

Green Racing Project skiers had a successful weekend of racing in California, picking up two podium spots at the Truckee SuperTour. The GRP also had two skiers compete on the World Cup in Ulricehamn, Sweden.

Truckee SuperTour Classic Sprint

The theme of the Truckee weekend was snow- an abundance of it falling from the sky and on the trails. The races were originally scheduled as a classic sprint Saturday and 5/10k freestyle Sunday, but the organizers had to cancel the second day’s races due to unsafe road conditions up to the venue. In the women’s classic sprint qualifier, Kaitlynn Miller took the win by over 3 seconds, followed by Caitlin Patterson in 6th, Heather Mooney in 14th, and Mary O’Connell in 16th. Ben Lustgarten was 4th in the men’s qualifier. They improved upon those ...

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GRP Skiers Take 1st and 2nd in Truckee SuperTour; Sargent and Guiney Race in Ulricehamn

23 Jan 2017 @13:26

Green Racing Project skiers had a successful weekend of racing in California, picking up two podium spots at the Truckee SuperTour. The GRP also had two skiers compete on the World Cup in Ulricehamn, Sweden.Truckee ... go arrow

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Juniors Race in Craftsbury and Lake Placid

23 Jan 2017 @12:04

 

This weekend, there were two racing opportunities for juniors. One was on home turf at the Mansfield Nordic Duathlon, while the other was across Lake Champlain at the Lake Placid Junior National Qualifier.

A small Craftsbury contingent went to Lake Placid, where Coach Ollie was also serving as the Assistant Technical Delegate. On Saturday, the women competed in a 5k skate race, in a field combined with collegiate racers. This led to some fast and furious racing, where Avery Ellis led the way in 76th (31st U20). Phoebe Sweet was 80th (4th U18) and Jordi Kulis was 121st (11th U18). On Sunday, Finn Sweet was the lone Craftsbury representative, placing 5th place in the U16 boys 5k skate race.

Close to home, Mansfield Nordic hosted their annual Duathlon, which was well-attended by ...

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Juniors Race in Craftsbury and Lake Placid

23 Jan 2017 @12:04

 This weekend, there were two racing opportunities for juniors. One was on home turf at the Mansfield Nordic Duathlon, while the other was across Lake Champlain at the Lake Placid Junior National Qualifier.A small ... go arrow

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Egan and Dunklee Compete at World Cup 6 in Antholz, Italy

23 Jan 2017 @11:24

Clare Egan and Susan Dunklee began World Cup 6 this past week with a 15k individual race. Clare was the top American finisher in the women's race placing 59th with 6 misses. She was followed by Susan in 71st. Susan was the only American to qualify for the mass start race in which she placed 24th with 5 misses. She had the best first stage, shooting clean with the second fastest range time, and briefly took the lead. In her next stage she missed two shots and dropped to 14th. After stage four she was in 25th, but she was able to overtake France's Anais Bescond in the final lap to place 24th. She skied the 16th fastest course time of the day.

World Cup 6 concluded with a relay in which Clare and Susan were joined by USBA teammates Joanne Reid and Maddie Phaneuf. Clare scrambled for the ...

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Egan and Dunklee Compete at World Cup 6 in Antholz, Italy

23 Jan 2017 @11:24

Clare Egan and Susan Dunklee began World Cup 6 this past week with a 15k individual race. Clare was the top American finisher in the women's race placing 59th with 6 misses. She was followed by Susan in 71st. Susan ... go arrow

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DEC Lake Meeting

20 Jan 2017 @10:36

Saturday, January 21, 10:00am – tomorrow - the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will be holding a public meeting in the Craftsbury Academy Gym. This past summer there were safety violations - specifically high-speed boats traveling too close to human-powered boats. These violations, taken in the context of ever-growing lake use by boats of all kinds, have raised concern at the State level, and they are considering establishing new rules for the lake. The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is spearheading that process, and is gathering input from stakeholders about whether and how rule-making can reduce conflicts among users of Great Hosmer Pond.

The Outdoor Center’s hope is to continue to offer programming of all kinds on Big Hosmer, as we have for over 40 ...

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DEC Lake Meeting

20 Jan 2017 @10:36

Saturday, January 21, 10:00am – tomorrow - the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will be holding a public meeting in the Craftsbury Academy Gym. This past summer there were safety violations - ... go arrow

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Volunteers needed: Marathon 2017

20 Jan 2017 @8:30

Over the years the Craftsbury Outdoor Center has been the grateful recipient of many volunteers' donated time, energy and skills. We are pleased to announce exciting new opportunities to be a part of the action this winter. We have a niche for almost everyone, regardless of your interest or age, and the vast majority of these opportunities do NOT require you to be a skier - only to be a friendly, generous representative of the NEK!

The Craftsbury Marathon is our largest one-day event and offers a special fund-raising opportunity for volunteers and non-profit organizations. Individual volunteers get lunch and an entry in our year-end Volunteer Raffle Drawing, plus $5 for each volunteer hour you put in will go towards a donation to one of this year's selected charities:

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Volunteers needed: Marathon 2017

20 Jan 2017 @8:30

Over the years the Craftsbury Outdoor Center has been the grateful recipient of many volunteers' donated time, energy and skills. We are pleased to announce exciting new opportunities to be a part of the action this ... go arrow

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Mansfield Nordic Duathlon this weekend

19 Jan 2017 @10:05

Sunday, January 22, we'll be hosting the Mansfield Nordic Classic/Freestyle Duathlon (skiers switch from classic to freestyle skis mid-race).

Racing for all ages starts at 10:00am for men, 11:30am Women, 1:30pm for kids. 

Find complete details at the Skireg page (and register there too).

Questions remain? Reach out to Christine Massey, 802-343-5861. 

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Mansfield Nordic Duathlon this weekend

19 Jan 2017 @10:05

Sunday, January 22, we'll be hosting the Mansfield Nordic Classic/Freestyle Duathlon (skiers switch from classic to freestyle skis mid-race).Racing for all ages starts at 10:00am for men, 11:30am Women, 1:30pm for ... go arrow

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This weekend: Baxter Outdoors Winter Tri

18 Jan 2017 @9:40

We're psyched to host Baxter Outdoors Opening Event of the Packed Powder Winter Triathlon Series on Saturday, January 21. Whether solo or part of a team, challenge yourself with a run, ski and fatbike race. 

Choose between a 5km Snowrun (solo), 15km Triathlon (solo), or 15km Triathlon (team - 3x5km). Registration is online at the Baxter website and costs anywhere from $25-85, depending on events entered, and when you register.

8:30am: Race registration opens
9:45am: Race registration ends
10:00am: Race Start

Find the most current information at the Baxter Outdoors website - the same place as registration above.

Update: fat tire track, from Baxter's Strava 

Hope you'll join us!

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This weekend: Baxter Outdoors Winter Tri

18 Jan 2017 @9:40

We're psyched to host Baxter Outdoors Opening Event of the Packed Powder Winter Triathlon Series on Saturday, January 21. Whether solo or part of a team, challenge yourself with a run, ski and fatbike race. Choose ... go arrow

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'17 TNR #4 - RESULTS

17 Jan 2017 @10:15

Results

We had hoped to take a bit of a field trip this week for Tuesday night races, but we're going to be here again. See courses for the 5k, FS interval start:

5k Course map

2.5k Course map

Yep, we're doing 2 options this week so that BKLers can get in on the fun too. Need to adjust the online registration a bit, but we'll get that fixed up momentarily. Find more details at the webpage.

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'17 TNR #4 - RESULTS

17 Jan 2017 @10:15

ResultsWe had hoped to take a bit of a field trip this week for Tuesday night races, but we're going to be here again. See courses for the 5k, FS interval start:5k Course map2.5k Course mapYep, we're doing 2 options ... go arrow

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Juniors Ski to Strong Finishes at the Quarry Road Eastern Cup

17 Jan 2017 @8:02

This past weekend, many of the Craftsbury juniors made the trip to the Quarry Road trails in Waterville, Maine for the second Eastern Cup of the season. The weekend includes two exciting races: skate sprinting and classic mass starts.

Saturday was for sprinting, which is always a long but fun day. On the boys side, in the qualifying round, Noah Eckstein led the way in 52nd (15th U18), followed by Matthew Lawlor in 64th (18th U18), Alexander Warner was 71st (22nd U18), Will Seivwright was 79th (24th U20) and Henry Hoffert was 84th (26th U20). For the U16 boys, Griffin Wright was 86th (6th U16), Finn Sweet was 91st (7th U16), Bjorn Westervelt was 126th (19th U16), and Jack Young was 130th (21st U16). Griffin and Finn both raced in the U16 heats, where Griffin ultimately finished 4th and ...

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Juniors Ski to Strong Finishes at the Quarry Road Eastern Cup

17 Jan 2017 @8:02

This past weekend, many of the Craftsbury juniors made the trip to the Quarry Road trails in Waterville, Maine for the second Eastern Cup of the season. The weekend includes two exciting races: skate sprinting and ... go arrow

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GRP Biathletes Compete at the IBU Cup in Arber and the World Cup in Ruhpolding

16 Jan 2017 @22:41

IBU Cup: Arbor, Germany

This past weekend, three GRP biathletes competed in the individual race at the IBU Cup in Arber. In the women's race, Emily Dreissigacker was the first U.S. finisher in 71st. She was followed by Hallie Grossman who placed 86th. On the men's side, Alex Howe finished 64th. IBU Cup racing resumes in one week with IBU Open European Championships in Poland.

World Cup: Ruhpolding, Germany

The 5th World Cup of the season began with a relay. The U.S. women's team consisted of GRP biathletes Susan Dunklee and Clare Egan along with their USBA teammates Maddie Phaneuf and Joanne Reid. Susan scrambled for the team and Clare skied the third leg. Both Susan and Clare shot clean and used three spares in standing. The team finished 17th with no penalty laps. 

In the pursuit race, ...

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GRP Biathletes Compete at the IBU Cup in Arber and the World Cup in Ruhpolding

16 Jan 2017 @22:41

IBU Cup: Arbor, GermanyThis past weekend, three GRP biathletes competed in the individual race at the IBU Cup in Arber. In the women's race, Emily Dreissigacker was the first U.S. finisher in 71st. She was followed ... go arrow

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Sargent Places 12th in Toblach World Cup Sprint

16 Jan 2017 @12:29

Following a successful weekend of OPA Cup racing in Planica, Slovenia, GRP skier Ida Sargent was back on the World Cup and ready to go. The cross country WC tour resumed in Toblach, Italy this Saturday and Sunday, January 14th and 15th, following the Tour de Ski. Some athletes who competed in the Tour skipped the Toblach races, but most of the top sprinters were ready to toe the line for the double header freestyle sprint weekend.

On Saturday, Sargent qualified 16th in the individual freestyle sprint, +5:09 from Norwegian skier Maiken Caspersen Falla's qualifying mark. Sargent then went on to take second in her quarterfinal heat and advance automatically to the semifinals. Although she was extremely close to the leader (only +0:86 from first), she placed 6th in the second semifinal and ...

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Sargent Places 12th in Toblach World Cup Sprint

16 Jan 2017 @12:29

Following a successful weekend of OPA Cup racing in Planica, Slovenia, GRP skier Ida Sargent was back on the World Cup and ready to go. The cross country WC tour resumed in Toblach, Italy this Saturday and Sunday, ... go arrow

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Juniors Take on US Nationals

16 Jan 2017 @7:59

Last week Phoebe Sweet, Callie Young, and Alex Lawson travelled to Utah to compete at US Nationals at Solider Hollow alongside much of the GRP. This year boasted one of the largest US Nationals fields ever, with hundreds of racers from both the United States and Canada.  

The week was full of variable and challenging weather conditions, further increasing the difficulty of racing at nearly 6,000 feet. The series kicked off on Saturday with a 10k skate race, which was delayed one hour due to cold weather.  Once the race was under way, Alex placed 104th (19th U20), Phoebe was 160th (31st U18), and Callie was 169th (37th U18). 

Sunday brought warming temperatures, lots of rain, and a day full of classic sprinting. Alex once again led the way for the girls in 121st overall (23rd U20). 

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Juniors Take on US Nationals

16 Jan 2017 @7:59

Last week Phoebe Sweet, Callie Young, and Alex Lawson travelled to Utah to compete at US Nationals at Solider Hollow alongside much of the GRP. This year boasted one of the largest US Nationals fields ever, with ... go arrow

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4 Podiums for GRP at US Nationals; Sargent top 5 in Planica OPA Cups

13 Jan 2017 @15:30

The past week brought with it an ever variable mix of weather to Soldier Hollow, Utah, where six of the Green Racing Project skiers were competing in US National Championships. While the wax techs and skiers battled an onslaught of cold temperatures, rain, sleet, hail, and snow, they were able to come out on the other end with a handful of podiums and even a National Championship! While US Nationals traditionally have mostly American competitors, in this case the field included Canadian and collegiate athletes, which upped the level of competition from normal. Meanwhile, GRP and World Cup athlete Ida Sargent was in Planica, Slovenia, where she raced to an A Final appearance in an OPA Cup freestyle sprint.

US Nationals Day 1- 10/15k Freestyle
The championships kicked off on January 7th ...

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4 Podiums for GRP at US Nationals; Sargent top 5 in Planica OPA Cups

13 Jan 2017 @15:30

The past week brought with it an ever variable mix of weather to Soldier Hollow, Utah, where six of the Green Racing Project skiers were competing in US National Championships. While the wax techs and skiers battled ... go arrow

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2017 Marathon Course

11 Jan 2017 @14:23

We'll be doing a three lap marathon, each lap 14.6k for 43.8k max distance, with ~15k and ~30k options as well. Find the map on Strava, or over here on our website. Have you signed up yet?

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2017 Marathon Course

11 Jan 2017 @14:23

We'll be doing a three lap marathon, each lap 14.6k for 43.8k max distance, with ~15k and ~30k options as well. Find the map on Strava, or over here on our website. Have you signed up yet? go arrow

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GRP Biathletes Compete at the Canadian NorAm, IBU Cup, and World Cup

9 Jan 2017 @22:14

This past weekend, the GRP had biathletes competing at three different events in three different countries: the NorAm in Valcartier, Quebec; the IBU Cup in Martell, Italy; and the World Cup in Oberhof, Germany.

NorAm

Up north, Ethan Dreissigacker and Mike Gibson competed in two races at the NorAm in Valcartier. The first race was a sprint and both Ethan and Mike earned a spot on the podium. Mike finished 2nd with three misses and Ethan placed third with one standing miss. In the pursuit the following day, Mike moved up one spot to take the                                                                                                    win while Ethan finished 4th. 

IBU Cup

Across the pond in Martell, the IBU Cup weekend kicked off with a ...

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GRP Biathletes Compete at the Canadian NorAm, IBU Cup, and World Cup

9 Jan 2017 @22:14

This past weekend, the GRP had biathletes competing at three different events in three different countries: the NorAm in Valcartier, Quebec; the IBU Cup in Martell, Italy; and the World Cup in Oberhof, Germany.NorAmUp ... go arrow

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Tuesday Night #3 - Mass Start Classic

9 Jan 2017 @15:26

Results

Next week:  interval start freestyle, at the Hardwick Trails! Stay tuned for more info.

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We're changing from interval start to mass start tomorrow - but keeping the short distance. This is in part b/c next week we'll be on the road in Hardwick, at Hardwick Trails, where mass starts are a bit tougher to manage. 

Registration - pre-reg is quick, easy, and better for all concerned. Sign up now!

Bib pickup - 3:30pm

Race start - 4:00pm. Lower field.

Course - Check out the Strava Route

General Series Info

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Tuesday Night #3 - Mass Start Classic

9 Jan 2017 @15:26

ResultsNext week:  interval start freestyle, at the Hardwick Trails! Stay tuned for more info.---We're changing from interval start to mass start tomorrow - but keeping the short distance. This is in part b/c next ... go arrow

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Expanded Offerings at the Activity Center Cafe!

6 Jan 2017 @18:03

This year we're excited to expand our offerings at the Activity Center Cafe, including full lunch options in addition to post ski snacks. Now with a variety of new selections - from tempeh and quinoa bowls with peanut sauce to classic grilled cheese on sourdough - the Cafe has something for everyone. The Cafe is also featuring "clean" baked goods, with no processed sugars and only whole grains. Don't worry if you still want a good sugar fix, the infamous COC chocolate chip cookies are still made daily, as tasty as ever. 

The Cafe is open during the Activity Center/Ski Shop hours to skiers and drop-ins alike.

Also recently on Front Porch Forum, we are excited to see that our customers have been enjoying it too! 

From Ethan S: "I got lunch at the touring center a few weeks ago, I can't ...

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Expanded Offerings at the Activity Center Cafe!

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This year we're excited to expand our offerings at the Activity Center Cafe, including full lunch options in addition to post ski snacks. Now with a variety of new selections - from tempeh and quinoa bowls with ... go arrow

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Marika Massey- Bierman races at Biathlon Junior World Trials

1 Jan 2017 @17:52

In the days between Christmas and New Years, a group of more than forty young biathletes descended on the Ethan Allen Firing Range in Jericho to compete for starting spots at the Biathlon World Juniors competition. This event will be held February 22-28, at a site to be determined in early January. Marika Massey- Bierman was the sole Craftsbury representative. Bjorn Westervelt planned to race, but was sick. 

The first race was held on Wednesday and was a sprint, where competitors shoot once prone and once standing. Marika missed a total of five shots and finished 15th.  The next race was held on Thursday, during a huge snowstorm, which makes shooting more difficult. This was a pursuit race with four shootings; two prone, two standing. Athletes start the race based on their time back ...

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Marika Massey- Bierman races at Biathlon Junior World Trials

1 Jan 2017 @17:52

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NCUHS Race this Friday

28 Dec 2016 @13:57

We're excited to host the 2016 Div I North Country Falcon's Women's ski team's home meet this Friday, December 30. First wave of 10 skiers goes out at 2:00pm - see course over at Center's Strava route. Race will start, lap and finish thru the lower soccer field. JV does 1 lap, Varsity does 2 laps.

Course won't be closed to skiers during the racing, but we do ask everyone to be aware of the racers and be prepared to give space as needed during the afternoon. Check out our Snow Report if you're looking for options outside of the course (and there's a lot of good ones right now). The folks in the Activity Center are well-equipped to help you out with planning a tour for the day. OR, stick around and check out the stars of tomorrow, racing locally - always a great choice too!

 

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NCUHS Race this Friday

28 Dec 2016 @13:57

We're excited to host the 2016 Div I North Country Falcon's Women's ski team's home meet this Friday, December 30. First wave of 10 skiers goes out at 2:00pm - see course over at Center's Strava route. Race will ... go arrow

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Training at Craftsbury during the Holiday Vacation

27 Dec 2016 @19:43

We are very excited to be able to offer solid ski conditions on the bulk of our Core Trails heading into the holiday break. Thanks to Herculean efforts by our grooming staff, we have a solid base on most of the trails, augmented by manmade in a few places. The skating is fast and the tracks are hard and things will only improve with more natural snow. 

The holiday break often finds Craftsbury packed full of skiers, so in an effort to alleviate some congestion in our Activity Center lodge, we are asking that visiting high school and club programs keep their gear on their busses or in their vans when possible. The lodge is a great place to come inside to warm up, grab a bite to eat, or rest weary legs for a spell, but the space seems to fill up quick. If teams can leave their bags on ...

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Training at Craftsbury during the Holiday Vacation

27 Dec 2016 @19:43

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GRP Biathletes Podium at USBA Trials in Mount Itasca

21 Dec 2016 @14:53

USBA biathlon trials took place last week in Mount Itasca with two sprints and a mass start. The GRP had a fantastic week of racing with at least two athletes on the podium in each race. In the first sprint race, Emily Dreissigacker notched an impressive second place finishe with only two misses. She was followed by Hallie Grossman in fourth with three misses. For the men, Alex Howe also earned a spot on the podium finishing second with only two misses. Mike Gibson also shot well with two misses and finished fifth. He was closely followed by Ethan Dreissigacker in 6th with only one standing miss.

In the following day's mass start, Emily skied her way onto the podium again with another second place. Hallie also earned a spot on the podium in the mass start placing third. In the men's ...

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GRP Biathletes Podium at USBA Trials in Mount Itasca

21 Dec 2016 @14:53

USBA biathlon trials took place last week in Mount Itasca with two sprints and a mass start. The GRP had a fantastic week of racing with at least two athletes on the podium in each race. In the first sprint race, ... go arrow

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Susan Dunklee on the Podium at World Cup 3 in Nove Mesto

20 Dec 2016 @13:23

This past weekend in Nove Mesto, Susan Dunklee earned a place in the flower ceremony not just once, but twice. In the sprint, Susan cleaned both shooting stages and then skied her way onto the podium in third, only 5 seconds behind the race winner, France's Anais Chevalier. This marks Susan's first World Cup podium of the season and the third World Cup podium of her career. Also racing the sprint was Clare Egan who finished 62nd with three penalties. She was only 1.6 seconds out of qualifying for the pursuit.

The pursuit was a tight and exciting race. After cleaning her first shooting stage, Susan left the range in the lead. However, she ended up with one prone penalty in her second stage and one standing penalty in her third stage which moved her back to fourth (Susan's best-ever ...

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Susan Dunklee on the Podium at World Cup 3 in Nove Mesto

20 Dec 2016 @13:23

This past weekend in Nove Mesto, Susan Dunklee earned a place in the flower ceremony not just once, but twice. In the sprint, Susan cleaned both shooting stages and then skied her way onto the podium in third, only ... go arrow