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5 Questions for 5 Days of Long Trail FKT

In June, we caught up with Vermont ultra-runner and UnTapped athlete, Aliza Lapierre. At that time, she mentioned a potential attempt at the FKT on the Long Trail -- a 272 mile trail that snakes the length of Vermont from Canada to Massachusetts straight through the Gre
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Summer Training as a Nordic Ski Racer

Kris Freeman is a retired World Cup skier still competing nationally at nordic ski events. A four-time Olympian, U-23 World Champion and 17-time National Champion, he's twice raced the American Birkebeiner and has suggestions on making the most of summer training to stem Birkie fever...So you're hop
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Trying to go Back-to-Back at Dirty Kanza

UnTapped co-founder Ted King stepped away from World Tour racing, but continues to fuel the engine room as the world of gravel is burgeoning. Awarded the King of Kanza in 2018, Ted set out to Emporia, KS for the 14th running of Dirty Kanza, the grand daddy of all gravel racing, in hopes of taki
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THE STORY OF MAPLEAID

In the creation of Mapleaid, we sought the simplest solution to the conundrum of drink mix. In Ginger Mapleaid, we have just three ingredients: organic maple sugar, ginger, and sea salt. In Lemon Tea Mapleaid, there are only four: organic maple sugar, lemons, black tea, and sea salt. That’s it. Occa
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How To: The Process to Make Maple Syrup

Here at UnTapped we spend a lot of time talking about simple ingredients and all natural energy. Simple, natural products are taste great and make you feel better while being a little more environmentally friendly to boot. Nothing underscores that like the cornerstone of our products - pure maple s
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The UnTapped Story, part 3: Andrew Gardner

A Michigander by birth, and practically growing up with nordic skis on his feet, Andrew Gardner settled in Vermont in 2006 taking over the reigns as head coach of the nordic ski team at Middlebury College. Ted was graduating from the school at the same time, so a friendship was born on tw
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