Sources of Influence

For my photography class this summer, I had to give a “sources of influence” presentation. I realized how important my family and the people around me were to shaping my love for the outdoors. It was no coincidence that almost all of the photos I took this term were in the outdoors. My love for … More Sources of Influence

School Break

With one year of college completed, I decided to keep the ball rolling by taking classes this summer term at Dartmouth! I used the two-week break in between terms to cherish the little time I get to spend with my family during our annual family vacation to Cape Cod and a trip to our new … More School Break

Enjoying Every Moment

(*My season edit is linked here and at the bottom.) If you had asked me at the start of the season if I thought I would be standing on the line of a World Cup quarterfinal next to my teammate Jessie Diggins, Maiken Caspersen Falla (the overall sprint leader), and Ida Ingemarsdotter(a skier I have … More Enjoying Every Moment

Familiar Faces and Familiar Places

What has stood out to me most these past two weeks is the incredible ski community that I am lucky enough to be a part of. I played almost every sport imaginable growing up and nothing comes close to the enthusiasm, positivity, passion, and hard work that revolves around cross country skiing and I think that is huge reason why skiing has become my lifestyle. … More Familiar Faces and Familiar Places

The Rollercoaster

Last month we had a race cancelled to due too much snow; fast-forward one month, races are getting cancelled because of too little snow. Just in this past month, I have ranged from feeling unstoppable, to being sick in bed, from winning races, to falling straight on my face, from my body aching everywhere, to … More The Rollercoaster