Together at Last! I have a double blog life, with racerex and my food blog Bring It! Sometimes—pretty often actually— food and skiing bump up against each other. They're going to collide a lot more for me now that I've met Anna Marno. Anna is on the US C Team (read her bio here) and ...

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Today was one of my favorite rites of summer—Eliteam pick up at GMVS. This was my last year to be picking up an actual camper. Boo! But the beginning of counselorhood. Yay! What Doug Lewis does with these kids is pure magic. If you get a chance scroll through the photos in the camp photo ...

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                        If you’re a hiker in New Hampshire, you probably know that hiking all of the state’s 4,000-ft peaks is a thing. As a transplant from the west coast, I did not know this, until late one August when my son did not want to report back to middle school. I could hardly blame him, but ...

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  For the past few days I’ve been stalking the Ski Racing site for a piece I have coming out. (Update: It's up. Read it here!) It’s just some common sense advice Doug Lewis and I put together about choosing a summer ski camp, or choosing not to go to a summer ski camp. It offers ...

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It hurts because it means the end is near. I love spring but hate that the ski season ends so abruptly and, for some, so harshly.

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It is an unsanctioned top to bottom event on any mountain, with no rules. I take that back. The one hard and fast rule is that there are no rules, which of course is why it must be unsanctioned.

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I recently wrote this Racer Next column for Ski Racing, on the importance of adhering to some kind of in-season maintenance program. I did not, however, provide any specific program. This is in part because my own personal maintenance program—though darned good for middle-aged women with past-prime joints and cartilage in search of sanity during ...

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I recently wrote this Racer Next Column for Ski Racing on Hermann Göllner. Before embarking on it I knew I'd feel incomplete trying to capture the Gestalt of Hermann in one piece. Two pieces is barely better, but at least this fills in some details, namely the two things I had always wondered about: what ...

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Every high level coach in the country is lamenting the echo chamber that is our development "pipeline" of technical skiers....And yet, this rush to speed, this Faustian bargain to pursue the quickest path to the podium at the expense of developing solid technical skills, continues.

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Last spring I signed up to take an online course called The Science of Happiness. The course started in September and ran through November—timely for a native Californian with a propensity towards Seasonal Affective Disorder heading into a New England winter. Not surprisingly the course comes out of U.C. Berkeley, where contemplating the neurobiological and ...

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