• Tag: Cross Country Skiing

    All That Glitters is, Actually, Gold: American women show heart, tears and progress in 4x5km relay

    A decade before tennis legend Billie Jean King whipped Bobby Riggs in straight sets at the Houston Astrodome on national television in 1973 my mom was suspended from Burlington High School for wearing pants. Pants. As in, not a dress. It was on my 14-hour flight to Seoul, South Korea […]

    Skiing the Nordmarka

    I knew it would be easy, I just didn’t know it would be this easy. As a Vermonter living in Norway for a year, I’m continually impressed with the investment this country has made in public recreation, and at this time of year, it’s abundantly obvious that access to skiing […]

    Bill Koch Reflects

    “The pure essence of cross country skiing is sacred and untouchable and will always be that way.” That’s the way Bill Koch describes the sport that has played such a major role in his life. Almost 30 years after he won a silver medal at the 1976 Olympics, the fire […]

    Women’s Winter Tour Chocolate Inspires National Series of Women’s Events

    Kaye Krapohl loves winter. She also loves chocolate…so much so that her friends call her Choc-Kaye-late. With the combination of winter and chocolate, Krapohl spawned a unique women’s outdoor event. For the past seven years, Krapohl has dedicated her talents to convincing women to join her in winter and get […]


    Global Warming and Cross Country Skiing

    By BILL McKIBBEN When you live in a remote and wild place like the Adirondack Mountains in northern New York, you can fool yourself into thinking that you left behind some of the environmental problems that people deal with in other places. Then one day it hit me like a […]


    New Stuff

    Snow Angel Snow Angel has introduced four types of women’s undergarments that stretch and effectively absorb moisture. The underwear is designed to act as a warming layer, but it can also be worn on its own. The four different materials, Cybersilk, Doeskin, Veluxe, and Wilderknit are all made to be […]