NCAA Cross-Country Championships in Bozeman: One and Done

BOZEMAN, Montana – Thirty minutes after the conclusion of today’s nordic podium ceremonies, the NCAA announced that all winter and spring championship events were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, effective immediately.  An incredible day of racing suddenly turned sour as the news reverberated throughout Bozeman. There would be no slalom at Bridger Bowl tomorrow, […]

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Breaking New Ground: Noel Keeffe

This article was originally published on November 11, 2019 in Steamboat Magazine. It is reposted with permission. By: Tiia Libin Being a “first-ever” is rare, especially in a town filled with Olympians. Noel Keeffe is one of them. Born and raised in Steamboat Springs, Keeffe is the first Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club cross-country athlete to […]

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Breaking New Ground: Noel Keeffe

This article was originally published on November 11, 2019 in Steamboat Magazine. It is reposted with permission. By: Tiia Libin Being a “first-ever” is rare, especially in a town filled with Olympians. Noel Keeffe is one of them. Born and raised in Steamboat Springs, Keeffe is the first Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club cross-country athlete to […]

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FasterSkier’s Interview with University of Utah Head Coach Miles Havlick

The Internet is a wonderful time machine. Just a few search words and clicks away, there’s Miles Havlick, arms raised, crossing the line first  in the 20-kilometer freestyle mass start at the 2013 NCAA Skiing Championships. It was the second consecutive NCAA championship for the now 28-year-old Havlick — he won the 2012 NCAA title […]

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Bolger Spends His Summers Training with Big Guns in Norway

There’s a reason Kevin Bolger has spent his last four summers in Trondheim, Norway, rent free. You could say it started in 2014, when his older brother, Conor, began his Ph.D. work at the Centre for Elite Sports Research in Trondheim. As a doctoral candidate in the center’s neuroscience department, Conor’s work involved lab time. Specifically, lactate […]

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Wednesday Workout: Hill Repeats with Utah Junior Logan Diekmann

This week, FasterSkier caught up with Bozeman, Montana, native Logan Diekmann, who’s entering his junior year at the University of Utah. Diekmann, 21, is spending this summer training in Salt Lake City, taking summer classes toward a degree in mechanical engineering. Diekmann grew up in Bozeman, skiing with the Bridger Ski Foundation (BSF) through elementary, […]

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University of Utah Seeks Director of Skiing

(Job posting) Director of Skiing/Head Coach The University of Utah is seeking applications for a Director of Skiing for the men and women’s alpine and Nordic ski teams. This position includes organization and technical instructions for training and competition, recruiting, administration, and supervision of Alpine and Nordic Programs involving budget Management, scheduling, student athlete academic […]

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Reese Hanneman Wins Qualifier, Second Sprint Title of Week at Nationals

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — No two races are exactly alike, the saying goes, and there’s a lot of truth to this cliché. But if you step back just a little bit, two race days can start to look awfully similar to one another. For example, for the second time this week, a Hanneman brother won the sprint […]

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Utah Alum Einarsson PyeongChang-Bound for Iceland, Scoring World Cup Points Along the Way

What kind of ski racing hasn’t Snorri Einarsson done? Einarsson moved from Norway to the United States for the 2007 season, racing for the University of Utah and winning an NCAA Championship title. After returning to Norway, he got World Cup starts and represented Norway in two Tour de Ski editions. After that, he raced […]

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