Category Archives: Sports

Facing Out

This year, these two ladies won gold for the first time in American Olympic history in cross-country skiing. A couple days after they won gold, I skied the Birkie. I wrote a poem that week about my sport. I tried … Continue reading

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Grand Avenue Nordic Center: Breaking Ground and Looking Forward

Soon, cross-country skiers of all abilities will enjoy the newly built Grand Avenue Nordic Center (GANC), the first cross-country trail system in Duluth with snowmaking capability. Phase I of this project consists of 2.5 kilometers of new trail, built by … Continue reading

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The Korkki Relay

I showed up for the 2017 Bangin’ in the Brush, even though it would be the wettest in history. I triple-knotted my laces, which was a first for me. Before the race, Dave Johnson asked me if I’d rabbit for … Continue reading

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