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Mapleaid: Past, Present, and Future

Mapleaid: Past, Present, and Future

The Past The roots of Mapleaid go back to the elixirs consumed in the maple sugar woods and hay fields on hot days – drinks that have hydrated Vermont farmers for generations. A splash of maple syrup. A pinch of salt. Juiced ginger. Squeezed lemon. Fresh brewed tea. From the moment UnTapped brought maple to athletes these

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Father's Day With Founder Roger Brown

Father’s Day With Founder Roger Brown

Roger Brown, co-founder of UnTapped, father, former elite skier and current elite business operations guy, has a wild schedule. The father of four makes time out of thin air and serves his family and UnTapped customers with aplomb. We asked him to share his regular schedule, to inspire your schedule for Father’s Day. Here’s how

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The Path of Most Resistance

The Path of Most Resistance

Jenna and Greg love the mountains through and through. Originally from just outside Mt. Shasta City, after many years of travel Jenna landed in California’s Sierra Nevadas while Greg hails from Vermont, but has called Kirkwood, California home for more than a decade. You’ll find them ski partrolling, guiding, and mountain biking depending on the

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Back in Action with Aliza Lapierre

Back in Action with Aliza Lapierre

Professional ultrarunner (and UnTapped employee!) Aliza Lapierre hit the road for the first time in over a year for the sake of competition. She’s obviously not let the grass grow under her feet as she won the recent Ultra Race Of Champions 100k in Virginia. One of the friendliest people you’ll meet in an already

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Santa Bests a Marathon World Record

Santa Bests a Marathon World Record

John Stanton-Geddes, a Vermonter and senior manager in Data Science, recently beat the world record for running a marathon in a Santa suit. Besting the previous time by over four minutes, John ran a lightning fast 2:45:09. Better yet, he did it for a terrific cause. John… Santa, congratulations on an incredible accomplishment! We hear this

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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 two wheels. With alpine skiing integral in

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The UnTapped Story, part 2: Ted King

UnTapped co-founder, Ted King’s first career was that of a professional cyclist. Living and racing all throughout Europe on cycling’s biggest stage, from the the Giro d’Italia and Tour de France to the hallowed spring classics, Ted served as a loyal domestique to some of the sport’s biggest names like Sagan, Basso, Nibali, Hushovd, and Sastre. Europe, of course, is

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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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