|Moving from Manhattan to the Warren Elementary School was pretty awesome for a kid who loved snow!|
This past week Brian and I finished our season's in Craftsbury, Vermont. I have been looking forward to getting back to Vermont since the World Championships ended last year and I knew this was a great opportunity to visit as many schools, teams and Bill Koch Leagues as I could fit in. I don't have family in Vermont anymore so getting back is always a little more logistical. This year Brian and I flew straight from Calgary so that we could spend a solid 4 days in the Mad River Valley.
|Brian leading one of our numerous BKL practices!|
|Three of Kerrigan's athletes (and their kids) still spending time and working out together!|
|Visiting my friend Jesse's Health Class at Spaulding High School in Barre, Vermont.|
|My friend Jesse who convinced me "try" Cross Country Running and Skiing! Thank you!|
|Erin Harwood's new Record Holder!!!|
|The GMVS Ski Team rolling out in the new training facility stretching room!|
Garrott and Katrina helped us arrange to join the Mad River Valley Bill Koch League for their final practice and it was a blast!
|Brian teaching everyone how to crab walk in the GMVS training center gym.|
|Sharing our stories with the Waitsfield Elementary School.|
|Sharing stories and answering questions at the Warren Elementary School.|
|I loved the energy of the kids once they realized I went to school their too!|
|Jane, my babysitter when I first moved to Vermont, now has a daughter (Libby) who Cross Country Skis! Libby was one of the lucky girls who I worked with 3 times! It's crazy how life works out!|
The Craftsbury Green Team hosted a Fast and Female and I was excited to once again help out! This was my third Fast and Female Event this year and I am always impressed with the enthusiasm of the participants to try new things! As a coincidence my group (the purple team) happened to be all ladies from the Mad River Valley! For some of them it was the 3rd time they got to hang out with me and learn about skiing, health and goal setting! I know these ladies were psyched!
|The Mad River Valley Gals!|
|The Warren Gals!!!|
|Working on coordination and range of motion drills!|
|Sharing stories about Dreaming Big, Working Hard and Having Fun!|
|Signing a bib for Mirriam from the Quebec race she came and watched!|
I am now back home in Minneapolis, MN. Brian is up in Alaska for Skiku and I am putting the final touches on our Run Club training plan for the Jerry Gamble Boys and Girls Club kids. Our first meeting will be tomorrow and I can't wait! Practice for LNR also starts up soon and I am really looking forward to another solid year of training with everyone.