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Wednesday Workout: Informal On-The-Go and Recovery Food

  From the dawn of sports nutrition when PowerBars were ubiquitous to the DIY world of handcrafted nibbles for athletes on-the-go and recovering, sports nutrition has become an industry. For this Wednesday Workout, we wanted to revisit a few classic low cost and relatively simple items when it comes to nutrition. Without diving into the deep science, the basics are well agreed upon: you’ll need some protein, carbohydrates, and some ingredients to make it all palatable. We’re thinking a smidge o...
Tags: Cook, Instagram, Sport, Skiing, Roy, PPP, Jess, UVM, Kikkan Randall, Bragg, Claire Waichler, Dakota Blackhorse, Alayna Sonnesyn, Peter Minde, Zoe Roy, Lina Sutro


Full Circle: Ida Sargent Begins Her Next Chapter In the Northeast Kingdom

Ida Sargent of the U.S. Ski Team racing in Québec City at the 2019 World Cup finals. (Photo: John Lazenby/lazenbyphoto.com) As winter wanes and spring looms, many athletes choose to announce the bittersweet change of their own season of life, retirement from the sport to embark on a new pursuit. This March, after seven seasons on the U.S. Ski Team, 31-year-old Ida Sargent decided the time had come for something new. “I knew after Sochi that I wanted to go to one more Olympics,” Sargent told ...
Tags: South Korea, Usa, News, Sweden, Retirement, US, Sport, Skiing, Dartmouth, World Cup, Community, Norway, Anna, Sochi, Quebec, Vermont


Nilsson Makes a Clean Sweep in Québec; Diggins Skis the 4th Fastest Time of Day, Bjornsen 11th

Stina Nilsson of Sweden taking the overall win in Québec City. Here she is crossing the line first in the 10 k skate pursuit. (Photo: John Lazenby/lazenbyphoto.com) It was beginning to seem as though it could not be done, and then it happened.  Norway’s Therese Johaug did not stand atop the podium after the 10-kilometer classic first stage of the women’s pursuit in Québec City. Sprint champion Stina Nilsson did. Not only that, but the bonus seconds garnered from Nilsson’s win in Friday’s skate...
Tags: News, Sweden, Russia, Sport, Austria, Canada, Racing, Skiing, World Cup, Finland, Norway, Quebec, Fis, Sargent, Nilsson, Quebec City


U.S. Team for World Cup Finals in Québec

American Jessie Diggins leads Germany’s Stefanie Böhler and others during the women’s 10 k freestyle pursuit on March 19 at World Cup Finals in Québec  City. Heading into the final weekend of World Cup racing, the U.S. Ski Team will be allotted a greater number of starts. Starting with Friday’s sprint, racing will be organized in Québec, Canada. Not technically the U.S., but it is North America. The International Ski Federation’s rules state that when Canada hosts a World Cup, the U.S. is co...
Tags: News, Germany, Sport, Canada, Racing, Skiing, World Cup, North America, Quebec, Fis, Continental, Hamilton, Ogden, McCabe, Scott Patterson, Quebec Canada


Saturday Rundown Starting with Seefeld and Ending in Hayward, WI. (Updated)

Therese Johaug of Norway crossing the line solo as she won Saturday’s World Championship 15 k skiathlon in Seefeld, Austria. (Photo: ARD screenshot) FIS Nordic World Ski Championships Seefeld, Austria 15 k/30 k Skiathlon Between 3.75-kilometers and 4.85 k on Saturday, Norway’s Therese Johaug began to pull away in earnest during the women’s World Championship 15 k skiathlon — by then she had built a near 15 second lead. The time back to the Norwegian would only grow. Johaug powered int...
Tags: News, Germany, Russia, Sport, Austria, Canada, Racing, Skiing, Finland, Norway, Gruber, Seefeld, Scott Patterson, Gregg, Alex Harvey, Adam Martin


First Time American Birkebeiner Winners: Alayna Sonnesyn and Akeo Maifeld-Carucci

SMS T2 skier Alayna Sonnesyn with the 2019 American Birkebeiner win. (Photo: James Netz) FasterSkier’s American Birkebeiner coverage is made possible through the generous support of New Moon Ski & Bike in Hayward, Wisconsin. While you are at the Birkie be sure to visit New Moon Ski & Bike for all your local expertise. Falling snow. Not too frigid temps. And a layer of fresh snow overlaying the 50 kilometers of undulating terrain for the 2019 American Birkebeiner. Perhaps no matter the conditio...
Tags: News, Sport, Harvard, Racing, Skiing, Wisconsin, Marathons, Brian, Vermont, Midwest, University Of Vermont, Hayward, Matt, Bozeman, Gregg, Stratton Mountain School


Saturday Race Rundown: Cogne, SoHo, Minneapolis (Updated x 1)

American Jessie Diggins (center) after winning the women’s 1.6-kilometer freestyle sprint in Cogne, Italy. Germany’s Sandra Ringwald (l) placed second and Sweden’s Johanna Hagström in third. FIS Cross Country World Cup 1.6-kilometer freestyle sprint Cogne, Italy Amidst sunshine and sporting rolled up sleeves on Saturday in Cogne Italy, American Jessie Diggins  took the women’s 1.6-kilometer freestyle sprint win in nail-biter fashion. After making it into the semifinals and the final as one...
Tags: Utah, News, Sweden, France, Germany, Sport, Canada, Racing, Skiing, Italy, Results, Slovenia, Finland, Norway, Salt Lake City, Beatty


Friday Race Rundown: World Juniors, IBU World Cup, and Super Tour (Updated)

Hailey Swirbul for the U.S., skiing to 10th overall in the U23 World Championship 15 k classic mass start in Lahti, Finland. (Photo: Doug Stephen)   2019 U23 World Ski Championships in Lahti, Finland 15 k/30 k Classic Mass Start Link to Doug Stephen’s images from Lahti. Of the four Russian athletes starting the 15-kilometer classic mass start in Lahti, Finland three placed in the top four. Anna Zherebyateva won in 40:31.4 minutes as she was able to stretch her nine-second gap at 10 k to 23...
Tags: News, France, Germany, Russia, Sport, Canada, Racing, Skiing, Norway, JULIAN SMITH, Lahti, Gareth Williams, Leif Nordgren, Peter Holmes, Lahti Finland, Sean Doherty


Friday Race Rundown: World Juniors, IBU World Cup, and Super Tour (Updated 2x)

Hailey Swirbul for the U.S., skiing to 10th overall in the U23 World Championship 15 k classic mass start in Lahti, Finland. (Photo: Doug Stephen)   2019 U23 World Ski Championships in Lahti, Finland 15 k/30 k Classic Mass Start Link to Doug Stephen’s images from Lahti. Of the four Russian athletes starting the 15-kilometer classic mass start in Lahti, Finland three placed in the top four. Anna Zherebyateva won in 40:31.4 minutes as she was able to stretch her nine-second gap at 10 k to 23...
Tags: Europe, News, France, Germany, Russia, Sport, Canada, Racing, Skiing, Norway, Vermont, Seefeld, National Team, Caldwell, JULIAN SMITH, Adam Martin


Wednesday Race Rundown: U23 Worlds from Lahti, Finland

The big screen in Lahti, Finland’s main stadium. Site of the 2019 Junior World Ski Championships. (Photo: Doug Stephen) Four U.S. skiers began the U23 women’s 10 k skate individual start at the 2019 U23 World Ski Championships in Lahti, Finland on Wednesday, all four finished in the top-30 after Russia’s Mariya Istomina claimed the win in 25:57.3 minutes. Fnland’s Evelina Pippo was second (+2.0), and Norway’s Tiril Udnes Weng third (+29.6). Istomina and Pippo are scheduled to compete ...
Tags: General, News, France, Russia, Sport, Czech Republic, Canada, Racing, Skiing, Norway, Kern, JULIAN SMITH, Lina, Gareth Williams, Sutro, Peter Holmes


Out in Front, Caitlin Patterson Claims 20 k Skate National Championship

The women’s 20 k skate podium at the 2019 U.S. Cross-Country Nationals at Craftsbury, VT. From left to right, Jessica Yeaton (APU/Australian National Team) in third, Caitlin Patterson (CGRP) first, and Rosie Frankowski (APU) second. (Photo: John Lazenby) Link to mass start skate race photo gallery. Another distance race at U.S. Cross-Country Nationals in Craftsbury, Vermont and another win for Caitlin Patterson of the Craftsbury Green Racing Project. Count them up: eight U.S. national ch...
Tags: News, Sport, Canada, Racing, Skiing, Patterson, Frankie, Kirby, Jess, Pyeongchang, UVM, Craftsbury, Caitlin, Caitlin Patterson, Kaitlynn Miller, Jessica Yeaton


The College Conflict: Part 2

Author Alayna Sonnesyn during a crust ski at the Snow Farm this summer near Wanaka, New Zealand. (Photo: Matt Whitcomb) The following was written by Alayna Sonnesyn, a new member of the Stratton Mountain School (SMS) T2 Team who graduated from the University of Vermont (UVM) this past spring. Originally from Plymouth, Minnesota, Sonnesyn, 22, raced on the UVM Ski Team for four years and qualified for four NCAA Skiing Championships teams. She placed second and third in two races at 2017 NCAA Ch...
Tags: General, Resources, Lifestyle, America, Training, Sport, Sms, Racing, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Skiing, New Zealand, Ncaa, Park City, Gap Year, Andy, University of Utah


The College Conflict: Part 1

2018 U.S. Ski Team camp at the Snow Farm in New Zealand, with author Alayna Sonnesyn (teal jacket) in the middle of the group shot. (Photo: Matt Whitcomb) The following was written by Alayna Sonnesyn, a new member of the Stratton Mountain School (SMS) T2 Team who graduated from the University of Vermont (UVM) this past spring. Originally from Plymouth, Minnesota, Sonnesyn, 22, raced on the UVM Ski Team for four years and qualified for four NCAA Skiing Championships teams. She placed second and...
Tags: General, Resources, Lifestyle, Sport, Sms, Racing, Skiing, Dartmouth, New Zealand, Ncaa, Gap Year, Ski Racing, University Of Vermont, Dartmouth College, Sophie, Kelsey


Americans Dominate the Field, Podiums at Winter Games NZ

Julia Kern leads Katharine Ogden, her fellow Stratton Mountain School (SMS) and U.S. Ski Team development team member, during the Snow Farm’s 21 k Snow Rake at the 2018 Merino Muster in Wanaka, New Zealand. (Photo: Garrick Cameron) (Note: This article has been updated to include comments from Kevin Bolger of the U.S. Ski Team and Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation.) It’s that time of year again where several members of the U.S. Ski Team, along with top-level skiers from the Craftsbury Green R...
Tags: Japan, General, News, France, US, Sport, Czech Republic, Racing, Skiing, New Zealand, Results, Patterson, Fis, Hamilton, Nz, Sargent


Americans Dominate the Field, Podiums at Winter Games NZ (Updated)

Julia Kern leads Katharine Ogden, her fellow Stratton Mountain School (SMS) and U.S. Ski Team development team member, during the Snow Farm’s 21 k Snow Rake at the 2018 Merino Muster in Wanaka, New Zealand. (Photo: Garrick Cameron) Note: This article has been updated to include comments from Simi Hamilton of the U.S. Ski Team (USST) and Stratton Mountain School (SMS) T2 Team, and Kevin Bolger of the USST and Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation. *** It’s that time of year again where several mem...
Tags: Japan, General, News, France, US, Sport, Czech Republic, Racing, Skiing, New Zealand, Results, Patterson, Fis, Hamilton, Nz, Sargent


FasterSkier’s Collegiate Skiers of the Year: Katharine Ogden and Ian Torchia

Katharine Ogden (left) and Ian Torchia (right) are FasterSkier’s 2018 Collegiate Skiers of the Year. (Photos: Dartmouth Sports/Clarkson Creative & XTS Photography) With the 2017/2018 season officially in the rearview, FasterSkier is excited to unveil its annual award winners for this past winter. Votes stem from the FS staff, scattered across the U.S., Canada, and Europe, and while not scientific, they are intended to reflect a broader sense of the season in review. This set of honors goes to o...
Tags: Europe, Utah, General, News, Sweden, Colorado, Interviews, Sport, Canada, Racing, Alaska, Skiing, Dartmouth, Ncaa, Clarkson, Denver


Under 23 Questions: Nicole Schneider

Northern Michigan University’s Nicole Schneider (2) leads UVM’s Alayna Sonnesyn and Dartmouth’s Lauren Jortberg (r) in the 15 k freestyle mass start at 2017 NCAA Skiing Championships in Jackson, N.H. In an effort to showcase the North Americans who competed at last week’s International Ski Federation (FIS) 2018 Nordic Junior/U23 World Championships in Goms, Switzerland, we asked those qualifying athletes several questions about themselves — actually, we had them fill in the blanks. Here we have...
Tags: General, Interviews, Sport, Racing, Skiing, Dartmouth, Other, Switzerland, Romania, Alps, Norway, UVM, International Ski Federation FIS, Plymouth Minnesota, Northern Michigan University, Juniors


U.S. and Canada Annouce Squads for FIS World Junior & U23 Championships

The women’s 10 k classic podium on Wednesday at the NorAm trials in Mont Sainte-Anne, Quebec, with Cendrine Browne (1) in first, Katherine Stewart-Jones (2) in second, and Anne-Marie Comeau (3) in third. Dahria Beatty (l) placed fourth. Comeau and Stewart-Jones are both on the U23 World Championships roster, although it’s likely that one or both of them will end up focusing on the Olympics instead. (Photo: Cross Country Canada/Instagram) The U.S. and Canada have named their squads for FIS Cross...
Tags: General, News, US, Sport, Canada, Racing, Skiing, World Cup, Switzerland, North America, Fis, Midway Utah, Kern, Dresden Germany, Pyeongchang, Comeau


Caitlin Patterson Takes Third National Title of Week; Sweden’s Bångman First Overall

The top-three Americans in the women’s 20 k classic mass start on Sunday at 2018 U.S. nationals in Anchorage, Alaska, with Caitlin Patterson (1) of the Craftsbury Green Racing Project (CGRP) in first, Rosie Frankowski of APU (l) in second, and Kaitlynn Miller (r) of CRGP in third. ANCHORAGE, Alaska — It turns out that Caitlin Patterson does have a weakness: Swedes. The 27-year-old Craftsbury Green Racing Project (CGRP) skier was denied her first outright victory of the week when she crossed th...
Tags: General, News, Sweden, Minneapolis, Australia, Sport, Racing, Alaska, Skiing, Ncaa, Vermont, Patterson, Fis, APU, Miller, University Of Vermont


Sunday Rundown: U.S. Nationals; Tour de Ski Finale; Oberhof Relays

APU’s Tyler Kornfield (126) leads APU’s Eric Packer (118) and DU’s Eivind Romberg Kvaale (124) to the line in the men’s 30 k classic mass start at 2018 U.S. Cross Country Championships on Sunday in Anchorage, Alaska. Kornfield, Packer, and Kvaale finished first, second and third, respectively. Kris Freeman (10, second from left) was fourth overall and the third American. U.S. Cross Country Championships (Anchorage, Alaska): 20/30 k classic mass starts Sweden’s Hedda Bångman denied Caitlin Pat...
Tags: General, News, Sweden, Australia, France, Germany, Russia, Sport, Green, Austria, Canada, Racing, United States, Skiing, Italy, World Cup


FasterSkier’s Collegiate Skiers of the Year: Martin Bergström and Petra Hynčicova

Martin Bergström and Petra Hyncicova are FasterSkier’s 2017 Collegiate of the Year. (Photos: FlyingPointRoad.com) With the 2016/2017 season officially in the rearview, FasterSkier is excited to unveil its annual award winners for this past winter. Votes stem from the FS staff, scattered across the U.S. and Canada, and while not scientific, they are intended to reflect a broader sense of the season in review. This set of honors goes to outstanding male and female skiers on the U.S. NCAA collegia...
Tags: Utah, General, Sweden, Minnesota, Sport, Czech Republic, Canada, Skiing, Dartmouth, Ncaa, University Of Vermont, Dartmouth College, University of Utah, CU, Almaty Kazakhstan, Bergstrom


Utah Rallies for NCAA Title; Bergström, Hyncicova Double Champs

Petra Hyncicova of the University of Colorado-Boulder leading the women’s 15 k freestyle mass start out of the start on Saturday, the last day of NCAA Skiing Championships in Jackson, N.H., with Northern Michigan’s Nicole Schneider (2) and UVM’s Alayna Sonnesyn (3) right there with her. JACKSON, N.H. — Two years ago, Martin Bergström quit skiing. A month ago, Petra Hyncicova took three weeks off skiing following U23 World Championships due to a painful bursa between her Achilles tendon and heel...
Tags: Utah, News, Sweden, Minnesota, Colorado, Sport, Czech Republic, Racing, Skiing, Dartmouth, Ncaa, Jackson, Denver, Steamboat Springs, University Of Vermont, Martin


Saturday Rundown: Holmenkollen, Kontiolahti, Jackson, and Lake Placid (Updated x3)

The University of Utah ski team celebrating its first NCAA title since 2003 on Saturday at 2017 NCAA Skiing Championships in Jackson, N.H. (Photo: Jason Clay/Colorado) NCAA Skiing Championships (Jackson, N.H.): 15/20 k freestyle mass starts [UPDATED] On the final day of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Skiing Championships in northern New Hampshire, the University of Utah pulled out a 16.5-point victory over the University of Colorado-Boulder (and finished 17.5 points ahead...
Tags: Utah, News, Sweden, Minnesota, Colorado, France, Germany, Russia, Sport, Czech Republic, Austria, Canada, Racing, United States, Idaho, Skiing


Saturday Rundown: Holmenkollen, Kontiolahti, Jackson, and Lake Placid (Updated x4)

The University of Utah ski team celebrating its first NCAA title since 2003 on Saturday at 2017 NCAA Skiing Championships in Jackson, N.H. (Photo: Jason Clay/Colorado) NCAA Skiing Championships (Jackson, N.H.): 15/20 k freestyle mass starts On the final day of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Skiing Championships in northern New Hampshire, the University of Utah pulled out a 16.5-point victory over the University of Colorado-Boulder (and finished 17.5 points ahead of the Un...
Tags: Utah, News, Sweden, Minnesota, Colorado, France, Germany, Russia, Sport, Czech Republic, Austria, Canada, Racing, United States, Idaho, Alaska


Thursday Rundown: Bergström, Hyncicova Take NCAA Titles on Day 1 in Jackson

The University of Utah’s Martin Bergström (l) and Merete Myrseth (r) placed first and second in the men’s 10 k and women’s 5 k classic individual starts, respectively, on Thursday at the first day of cross-country races at NCAA Skiing Championships in Jackson, N.H. (Photo: ) NCAA Skiing Championships (Jackson, N.H.): 5/10 k classic The universities of Utah, Colorado and Denver occupied five of six of the podium spots between the men’s and women’s races on the first day of nordic racing at th...
Tags: Utah, News, Sweden, Colorado, Sport, Czech Republic, Racing, Skiing, Dartmouth, Ncaa, Norway, Jackson, Denver, Utah Colorado, University of Utah, UNH


The Road to Jackson: UVM

In Part IV of “The Road to Jackson”, three of the six University of Vermont (UVM) nordic skiers that qualified for 2017 NCAA Skiing Championships — Alayna Sonnesyn, Iris Pessey and Cully Brown — tell us about their seasons and how skiing has impacted their lives. Jana Klaiber, Ian Moore and Juri Miosga are also headed to NCAA’s, which will be held Thursday and Saturday at the Jackson Ski Touring Center in Jackson, N.H. “Time just flies so fast and I’m gonna be done soon, but I have so many go...
Tags: Video, Sport, Williams, Skiing, Ncaa, Jackson, Multimedia, UNH, Ian Moore, UVM, University of Vermont UVM, Jackson Ski Touring Center, Cully Brown, Collegiate, 2017 NCAA Skiing Championships, India Harvey