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Claire Waichler’s Update from the Ushuaia Loppet in Argentina

The Ushuaia Loppet was fantastic. I Used VR55 because its one of two hardwaxes that I brought and I didn’t feel like messing with Klister! Most of the course was flat though... On August 18th, I took part in the 50k Ushuaia Loppet classic race. Skies were blue and temperatures hovered around 0 celcius for [...]

Growing up a Methow Valley Skier and Biathlete

With subtle humor, Yale-bound Liberty Bell High School Senior Lazo Gitchos reflects on growing up in the Methow Valley as part of the Nordic and Biathlon Teams.  When did you start skiing?  Biathlon?   I started skiing when I was two but joined the team when I was 6. The minimum age for Biathlon is 9 [...]

Weymuller Competes in Vermont and Norway to Wrap Up Season

As the calendar transition from March to April, Methow Valley Biathlete Eva Weymuller found herself in Vermont and Norway, competing at the Biathlon National Championships and the Liatoppen Festival. You might think a girl from Washington would have a better chance of travelling to Vermont first, but as far as Eva could recall, it was [...]

Biathlon Notes from Winter 2019

From Head Coach Betsy Devin-Smith: The Sun of a Gun Biathlon race was held on January 27, and lots of fun was had by all participants.  The kids did great.  It was the first biathlon race for most our biathletes.  We also had a parent race following the kids event.  Roles were reversed and the [...]

Stephen, Murdoch Fastest Skiers ‘to the Sun,’ Hundreds Revel at Inaugural Event

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6baQmODOnlc&feature=youtu.be (Video by Mike and Kathy Tuggy) In a fitting setting for the the inaugural Ski to the Sun Marathon and Relay, hundreds of skiers emerged from a fog-blanketed morning dreamscape in Mazama, Washington as they cruised down the Methow Valley to brilliant sunshine and the finish at Sun Mountain Lodge.  Kent Murdoch, who [...]

An Insider’s View of the Biathlon World Cup

By Alex Tareski In February, Methow Valley Biathlon Team skiers Alex Tareski and Bella Fox attended the Biathlon World Cup in Soldier Hollow, Utah as part of a Camp put on by the US Biathlon Association. On February 13-17 I got a rare and amazing experience. I was not only able to see but have [...]

Novie McCabe on her Trip to World Juniors

Novie McCabe on her way to 10th place in the 2019 World Juniors Mass Start in Lahti, Finland In January I had the opportunity to represent the USA at World Juniors in Lahti, Finland. Team USA arrived a week early in order to spend some time adjusting to the new time zone and to get [...]

Coaches’ Comments

The coaches have been exclaiming about the progress all the skiers are making throughout the season!  It is great to see the skiers swarming the hills around the McCabe trail and enjoying the ups and the downs with skill!  Chris “Flash” Clark built some rollers and bumps on a gentle hill at the McCabe trail [...]