Biathlon Notes from Winter 2019

2019-03-10T06:08:37-07:00

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 [...]

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

2019-03-09T12:17:42-07:00

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 [...]

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An Insider’s View of the Biathlon World Cup

2019-03-09T11:11:09-07:00

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 [...]

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Novie McCabe on her Trip to World Juniors

2019-03-07T06:45:12-07:00

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 [...]

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Two Methow Valley Nordic Team Skiers Attend National Elite Group Camp

2018-10-14T12:32:55-07:00

Novie McCabe, Greta Laesch and Eva Weymuller on a classic rollerski workout earlier this fall.   Methow Valley Nordic Team athletes Novie McCabe and Ella Kuzyk have been training in Park City, UT with the US Ski Team National Elite Group Camp.  We caught up with Novie via email to see how things have been [...]

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Coaches’ Comments

2017-07-12T10:58:53-07:00

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 [...]

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