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    U.S. Sends 35 Athletes to World Championships, Focusing on Six Key Events

    Beginning Wednesday, February 24 and running through Sunday, March 7, the 2021 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships will be held in Oberstdorf, Germany. On the heels of a season unlike any other, with teams forgoing weeks of international competition, World Cups postponed and canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic and women’s Nordic combined being held on its highest-ever stage, this year’s Worlds are set to showcase thrilling racing.

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    Geraghty-Moats Wins Historic Nordic Combined World Cup

    Tara Geraghty-Moats, the 27-year-old athlete from West Fairlee, Vermont, made history last Friday, winning the first-ever women’s Nordic Combined World Cup, held in Ramsau am Dachstein, Austria. From her position in sixth after the jumping portion of the event, Geraghty-Moats skied a dominant 5km cross country race, clawing back a […]

    Back On Skis, Back With The Team

    My first ski race of this season was last weekend’s skate sprint in Davos, Switzerland. Not only was it my first race of the season, but it was also a World Cup, which represents a big step for me, because I usually start the race season on the SuperTour. It […]

    FIS and IBU Postpone Fluorinated Wax Ban

    Announced today, the International Ski Federation (FIS) and International Biathlon Union (IBU) have postponed the ban on fluorinated waxes that was set to be implemented for the 2020-21 race season. According to both organizations, the decision was made in order to allow for more time to develop the device that […]

    The Habit of Gratitude: Through an accident and recovery, a lesson in forming new habits and being grateful

    Many of the people who have supported me throughout my ongoing recovery process have echoed a simple idea: that athletes return to their sport after an injury even stronger or faster than they were before. I like the theory’s inspirational mindset, but as an analytical soul, I need logic behind […]