JNs? Quarantine? Summer?

I keep hearing that 2020 is canceled, or that people wish they could skip to 2021. But… Why? Above is a very privileged thought I keep having. I am so incredibly grateful to live in the Methow Valley where quarantine means being stuck on a 20+acre stretch of rolling-hilly terrain where I have a shooting…

IBU Youth & Junior World Championships

Woah! I can’t believe this was almost three months ago. It feels more and more like a dream each time I reflect back on it. Getting to ski in wonderful sunny conditions while still having a cool ribbon of snow to race on was a huge gift! Not to mention being able to look up…

Finishing up 2019!

It only seems right to start from where I left off, November! Silver Star BC I got to shoot at the Sovereign Lakes range for the first time!!! I had been scoping it out every time I traveled up north to this beautiful area and finally made it happen! I huge thank you to the…

Road Trip

Over the Cascades pit stop in Seattle. lots of driving car camping, long straight roads, broken down car, three hour tow-truck rides, sketchy hotels, nice hotels, more driving, elevation gain, a massive canyon, Taos. Taos I had the pleasure of training with the local Taos mountain bike team after my victory at the Ride the…

2019 Summer Recap

This summer I learned the art of recovery, rest, and patience… or at least I was introduced to it and am working on it. I understood how to appreciate having a well and able body, some people aren’t as lucky as me and all of the other athletes I compete and train with. Every day…

2019 Spring Recap

I haven’t written in a bit due to my hectic schedule. With my last post being in early March I have since then traveled to XC Junior Nationals held in Anchorage Alaska, Biathlon Nationals in Jericho Vermont, the Liatoppen Festival in Norway(biathlon); I rode through a full season with the Washington Student Cycling League, was…

Sun of a Gun

January 27th, 2019 This race followed the Ski to Sun race on the 26th, understandably my whole body was a bit fatigued however I had my coach Betsy Devin Smith, and both my Ma and Pa there to support me and push me to do my very best without relent. My legs were a bit…