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Meet the Athlete: Cyrus Abrahamson

Meet the Athlete: Cyrus Abrahamson

Alec Pittman and Atticus Raasch
March 6, 2017
Filed under Uncategorized

When did you first start skiing? What drew you to it? “I began skiing in eighth grade after I had been introduced to the sport in fifth grade when we went on a field trip. It’s super fun and relaxing. You'll be out there and there's no pressure to always compete super hard.” How do you thi...

Nordic skiers condition through various methods

Nordic skiers condition through various methods

Alec Pittman and Atticus Raasch
March 6, 2017
Filed under Sports, Winter sports

Exchanging her ski poles for a lacrosse stick, junior Annie Van-Pilsum Johnson stays in shape by playing sports throughout the year other than nordic. According to Van-Pilsum Johnson, she spends time playing lacrosse and conditioning by herself. “To stay in shape during the offseason I love to lif...

Senior skier competes at State

Senior skier competes at State

Alec Pittman and Atticus Raasch
March 6, 2017
Filed under Sports, Winter sports

Waking up the morning of his final State meet with walking pneumonia, senior nordic captain Jackson Sokolowski contemplated if he should compete or not. According to Sokolowski, he decided to race because it was his final season on the team. “I was feeling really sick the morning of State but ...

Nordic ends season on high note

Nordic ends season on high note

Alec Pittman and Atticus Raasch
February 15, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter sports

Racing through the finish line with ease, senior nordic captain Jackson Sokolowski clinched first place at conference and earned a State qualifying time at Sections. Sokolowski said he was pleased with the team’s performance at recent conference meets held Feb. 1 and Feb. 3. “I think the ...

Nordic prepares for upcoming meet

Nordic prepares for upcoming meet

Amaia Barajas
January 8, 2017
Filed under Winter sports

The first meet of the season was last week and according to senior captain Jackson Sokolowski the team is prepared and ready for Mondays meet. Sokolowski said he has faith in the performance of the Nordic team at the upcoming meet. “I think we’re really prepared, a lot of people improved ove...

Nordic team prepares for first meet of the season

Nordic team prepares for first meet of the season

Amaia Barajas
December 14, 2016
Filed under Winter sports

According to head coach Doug Peterson, a lack of snow is common for the season but the Nordic team remains focused on getting on the snow. According to sophomore skier Cece Schmelze, off-season training is vital to performance during the season. “The stuff in the off-season, like when we don...

Nordic works on strength

Nordic works on strength

Amaia Barajas
December 4, 2016
Filed under Winter sports

According to junior captain Annie Van-Pilsum Johnson, as the new season rapidly approaches, the Nordic team prepares by roller skiing, running and circuit training. According to sophomore skier Anika Hanson, the pre-season training has been filled with hard preparation for their first meet. “We w...

Nordic rolls into season

Nordic rolls into season

Sam Crary
November 13, 2015
Filed under Winter sports

Senior Nordic captain Conrad Phelan sweats as he rolls through the fallen leaves around the trail, cruising on his roller skis during the unusual heat of a November day. According to Phelan, despite the the warm weather of the fall, the team attempts to prepare for its first meet. “Because ...

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