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What is Biathlon Part Two

Posted by Scott Lacy on Jan 20th 2022

What is Biathlon Part Two

Howdy all!This post comes to you from a hotel hallway in Osrblie, Slovakia. Today was my first international race in 12 years, since World Juniors in 2010. This time with the US Biathlon Team instea …

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My Training Mistake: Not Enough Recovery

Posted by Gus Schumacher on Jan 2nd 2022

My Training Mistake: Not Enough Recovery

One of the biggest mistakes I consistently make in training is underestimating how long it takes my body to recover from a heavy load. In the summer, it’s easy to get almost addicted to being tired, b …

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Automaticity

Posted by Scott Lacy on Dec 31st 2021

Automaticity

In a culmination of the fall video series on Stability, Mobility and Recovery, this month’s video is on Automaticity. This is the ability to focus on external factors while the elements of skiing you …

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​Christmas Update

Posted by Amanda Kautzer on Dec 30th 2021

​Christmas Update

Christmas is usually a hectic time of year for me between seeing all the various family groups and trying to squeeze in training.After a short trip home to Minnesota to race the Duluth SuperTour, I fl …

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Navigating the Holidays: A Balancing Act

Posted by Katie Feldman on Dec 30th 2021

Navigating the Holidays: A Balancing Act

Greetings and Happy New Year from a very snowy Sun Valley! The Gold Team is in our final preparations for US Nationals, and the valley received several feet of snow over the week of Christmas. It real …

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Timo Update

Posted by Timothy Ziegler on Dec 30th 2021

Timo Update

Coming from a relatively small ski club in the Midwest, you learn pretty quickly that ski jump hills and cross-country courses aren’t just magically groomed and ready for skiing at a moment's notice. …

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Being A Skier When You Can't Ski

Posted by Amanda Kautzer on Dec 9th 2021

Being A Skier When You Can't Ski

If you’re like me and live basically anywhere in the lower-48, you’ve probably looked outside in the last few weeks and wondered whether it is actually December. When I left Bozeman to travel to the …

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The Return of Racing

Posted by Katie Feldman on Dec 9th 2021

The Return of Racing

Hi SkiPost Community! I’m checking in from Cable, WI where the Gold Team is preparing for the second weekend of SuperTour racing. We’re all excited to be back on the national circuit, so here’s a quic …

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Midwestern Vibes

Posted by Hannah & Reid on Dec 2nd 2021

Midwestern Vibes

Hello, Hannah and Reid here from the BSF Pro Team!! We just arrived in Duluth, MN where the first Super Tour races are being held this weekend. As many of you know, we’re both from the Midwest (Hannah …

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Keeping The Turkey Fresh

Posted by Pete Vordenberg on Dec 2nd 2021

Keeping The Turkey Fresh

Keeping the Turkey FreshBy Pete Vordenberg Pete Vordenberg: Former US Ski Team Head Coach, author of "Momentum: Chasing the Olympic Dream" and NMU NCAA Ski Team Alumnus(annual posting)My name is Pete …

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Giving Thanks

Posted by Nordic Dave on Nov 25th 2021

Giving Thanks

It's been an interesting year for Nordic Dave, he was fortuitous to get vaccinated in late January/early February. By the time fall rolled around, he was getting his 3rd booster about the same time he …

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Happy Thanksgiving from Innsbruck!

Posted by Garrott Kuzzy on Nov 25th 2021

Happy Thanksgiving from Innsbruck!

Austria has been in the headlines recently after announcing the start of a 3-week lockdown and mandatory vaccinations. While people are certainly being impacted here, the decision to lock down now is …

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Checking In

Posted by Sarah Goble on Nov 25th 2021

Checking In

Hi SkiPost,Sarah here checking in. I am currently back in Sun Valley after a solid on-snow training camp up in Canmore, Alberta. The Gold Team headed up there at the beginning of the month for about 1 …

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What is Biathlon?!

Posted by Scott Lacy on Nov 18th 2021

What is Biathlon?!

Howdy Nordic skiers. I hope you have all found snow by now and are kicking, gliding and poling into race season. Here in Bozeman, we have yet to find enough snow to ski, which has left most of us to s …

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Turning Down The Volume: Training Less To Get More

Posted by Annika Landis on Nov 18th 2021

Turning Down The Volume: Training Less To Get More

There are a litany of mistakes that I have made, most more than once, that have impacted my training. Recently, I have begun to think of these mistakes not as blunders, but as opportunities to learn a …

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Update + Body Work & Therapy

Posted by Garrett Butts on Nov 4th 2021

Update + Body Work & Therapy

UpdateI know I’ve said it before, and I’ll probably say it again, but man, time really does fly when you’re having a good time! It’s already been a month since the last time of writing, and I’m alread …

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How To Avoid Feeling Like Bambi On Ice

Posted by Hannah Rudd on Nov 4th 2021

How To Avoid Feeling Like Bambi On Ice

Transitioning back onto snow after months of being away can be intimidating, awkward, and can leave you feeling like Bambi on ice. As the snow begins to fly around the country, I wanted to share a few …

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How To Reintroduce Yourself To Snow...Some Steps

Posted by Gus Schumacher on Nov 4th 2021

How To Reintroduce Yourself To Snow...Some Steps

Whether you were roller skiing all summer, or haven’t touched your skis since March, getting back on snow can be really difficult. Skis are known for being hard to balance on, and this will be obvious …

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"Utah Got A Nice October Storm"

Posted by Casey Larson on Oct 21st 2021

"Utah Got A Nice October Storm"

Hey Ski Post!It is snowing in Park City which is always a reminder that winter is around the corner. This winter season is coming up fast and the nervous energy is definitely there. I got back from Eu …

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Expectations vs. Goals

Posted by Taylor Fletcher on Oct 21st 2021

Expectations vs. Goals

Over the past 15 years of competitive skiing, I feel like I have experienced as much as any athlete can. I have had the highs and the lowest and pretty much anything in between. When sport is going we …

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Ski Training in November

Posted by Sarah Goble on Oct 21st 2021

Ski Training in November

November is a critical time, as it is the last month to get solid training in before the race season really begins to take off. It is also the month that the snow usually begins to fly and skiers star …

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Core Stability With Scott Lacy

Posted by Scott Lacy on Oct 14th 2021

Core Stability With Scott Lacy

In a continuation of my fall video series on stability, mobility and recovery, October is focused on our core! Core stability is often overlooked when designing and executing a core strength routine. …

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Goal Setting

Posted by Peter Holmes on Oct 14th 2021

Goal Setting

Having goals is important in sport as well as all aspects of life. They allow us to push ourselves and make sure we are on target with training. They also give us a great sense of accomplishment and p …

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"We Live and Cook Together as a Team"

Posted by Katie Feldman on Oct 14th 2021

"We Live and Cook Together as a Team"

Hi SkiPost Community! The Gold Team is currently in Park City, Utah for a dryland camp with athletes from the US Ski Team, APU, Stratton, and BSF. The US Team is here for a full two-week camp, and we …

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Powering Through A Training Slump

Posted by Annika Landis on Oct 14th 2021

Powering Through A Training Slump

Hello Ski Post!Right now, the Green Racing Project is enjoying some absolutely beautiful fall colorshere in Vermont and taking full advantage of the perfect weather to get in some high qualitytraining …

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The Forgotten Lesson

Posted by Taylor Fletcher on Sep 30th 2021

The Forgotten Lesson

Growing up as a kid, I was given lessons on pretty much everything. Swimming was essential, biking was fun, Baseball was a pastime and soccer was a must. I loved every sport and couldn’t ever decide w …

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Posted by Peter Holmes on Sep 30th 2021

Passing The Time While Training Inside

It's the end of summer in the west so we all know what that means, it’s smoky! With wildfires raging in California, southern Oregon, and many parts of Idaho, we are getting bombarded with smoke in the …

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5 Tips for Increasing Your Mental Fitness

Posted by Hannah Rudd on Sep 30th 2021

5 Tips for Increasing Your Mental Fitness

As cross-country skiers, we are constantly working to increase our speed and fitness. We log countless hours on our rollerskis and in our running shoes to build up an aerobic base; we go to the gym se …

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Posted by Gus Schumacher on Sep 30th 2021

How to Best Prepare for Hard Intervals

Intervals are one of the fastest ways to increase race fitness and strength, but because of their intensity, they can only be done so often. Here is a little guide on how to make the best use of each …

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5 Tips to Skiing in a Tunnel

Posted by Alayna Sonnesyn on Sep 23rd 2021

5 Tips to Skiing in a Tunnel

A few weeks ago, the SMS T2 team took a trip to Oberhof, Germany to ski in a tunnel for an on-snow training camp. We were in Germany for nine days and were able to have about 12-14 sessions on snow du …

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Posted by Get A Job: Job Listings From SkiPost on Sep 16th 2021

*New Posting* GET A JOB

AUBURN SKI CLUB TRAINING CENTERBox 729, Soda Springs, CA, 95728(530) 426-3313 or fax (530) 426-3501www.auburnskiclub.orgThe ASC Training Center is a non-profit organization located on Donner Summit. A …

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Foot Ankle Stretching

Posted by Timothy Ziegler on Sep 16th 2021

Foot Ankle Stretching

Stretching the foot and ankle isn’t something that’s in everyone’s stretching repertoire, despite the foot being the one part of the body that is used nearly all day, every day for standing, walking, …

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Adjusting You Eating Schedule To Maximize Energy

Posted by Jared Shumate on Sep 16th 2021

Adjusting You Eating Schedule To Maximize Energy

I am certainly not a nutritionist, but thankfully I’ve had the opportunity to work with many top-tier nutritionists throughout my career. Through them, I have learned not only what to eat, but how muc …

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