Emily’s Blog

Once again no snow in Hanover called for creative training. On Tuesday we had an indoor workout with a mix of spinning and erg speeds. Thursday called for a run or rollerski(!) in the pouring rain, which turned out to be quite fun!

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Corey and Lydia puddle jumping after a fun run in the rain

On Friday the Carnival team headed off to Middlebury for the last carnival races of the season!

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Carnival team (minus Zoe and Cal) gettin’ classy at the dessert banquet

Middlebury and Rikert did an amazing job pulling together a race course after the rain on Thursday. They worked so hard to make the slush and ice skiable and we raced on a 5k loop for the first time in a while! The women raced a 5k skate on Saturday, mastering some icy downhill turns and steep pitches. The rest of the team came to Rikert for the day to ski and do a time trial, and made up an awesome cheering squad! Sunday was a 15k classic mass start and Cami and Ruff once again covered themselves in klister to give us some great skis. Many of us raced in t-shirts, and there was a post race team EISA picture and cooldown to end a great season of eastern racing!  

Pic2The senior girls at their last carnival!

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Fun in the sun!

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Girls getting fierce for the races

Now the team is gearing up for finals and a trip to Quebec to watch the World Cups! And best of luck to Corey, Mary, and Lydia as they head to Steamboat Springs, CO for NCAAs!

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