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…

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…

Race of the Methow

Saturday: Classic Sprints Last weekend was the third Junior National Qualifier: Race of the Methow. Saturday was a King’s Court style of sprints. For those wondering how it works, I’ve gotcha. A Kings Court sprint is basically a sprint with no disqualification (setting aside technique infractions). Here is the order of Saturday’s races: Qualifier (interval…

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…

Ski to Sun

This Saturday I participated in the Ski to Sun Marathon and Relay (I did the marathon!) Begining in Mazama on the valley floor at the corral trailhead, down the valley to Browns Farm which throws you into the first long and surprisingly fast uphill. By the time I hit the downhill, I couldn’t believe I…