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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 hoping to improve in the next year. What

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The UnTapped Story, part 1: Slopeside Syrup

Have you ever glanced at our logo and wondered What’s Slopeside Syrup? That story starts in 1961 when Mickey Cochran installed a ski rope tow on his hillside farm in Richmond, Vermont. He and his wife Ginny cut a few trails allowing their four children to ski countless laps right in their backyard. That set the foundation

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The James Bay Descent

In early February, four friends teamed up and rode fat bikes weighing nearly 100 pounds each, out onto the frozen James Bay in northern Canada, then back to the mainland and south along the Bay, totaling nearly 650km. This was a first of its kind, self-supported expedition along winter roads, the crew had to prepare

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