In Memory of Ben Parsons: A Good Friend and an Athlete with a Big Heart

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Update: Please consider donating to a fundraising campaign started by Ben's friends. All proceeds will go to support his young son and family. Thank … [Read more...]

Interview with the New USSMA President – Ram Mikulas: National Team, Youth Development…

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The US Ski Mountaineering Association (USSMA website) recently announced a changing of the guard with Nick Francis and Chad Brackelsberg stepping down … [Read more...]

Interview with ISMF President about Skimo & Olympics and Anti-doping Efforts

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With many things going in the right direction for the sport of ski mountaineering racing, we reached out to Armando Mariotta - the president of the … [Read more...]

Interview with Michelle Katchur Roberts: From “not belonging in sports” to Canadian Skimo Team athlete

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Only few years ago, I remember Michelle crossing the finish line at Canadian Skimo Nationals a long time behind the fastest women and being somewhat … [Read more...]

Interview with Kylee Toth Ohler: 2016 Canadian and North American skimo champion

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Besides being the current Canadian Skimo Champion and the North American Skimo Sprint Champion, Kylee Toth Ohler is a mother of two and one of the … [Read more...]

2016 Mount Marathon race: Interview with 2nd Place Nick Elson

Nick climbing in the 2016 MMR (Philipp Reiter Photo)

The Mount Marathon Race is one of the most storied of North American mountain running races. It is one of the oldest races in NA (first ran in 1915) … [Read more...]

20 Questions for Stevie Kremer: Training, Racing, Plans

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Stevie Kremer is a Salomon Team athlete, a Crested Butte resident, and currently one of the fastest female mountain runners in the world. She is a … [Read more...]

Catching up with Eric Carter before Trofeo Mezzalama

Eric and Lars Erik atop Mont Blanc.

With Eric spending last couple of months skimo racing in Europe and waiting for the ever postponing Trofeo Mezzalama (newest date is May 2nd) I sent … [Read more...]

Jeannie Wall interview: North America’s Skimo Pioneers Series

Jeannie racing somewhere in Europe, sporting the first generation of the legendary Scarpa F1 boots.

This is a second 5-question interview with someone that can be considered as one of North America's skimo pioneers. » The first one in this … [Read more...]

30 questions for Karl Egloff: The new Aconcagua speed climb record holder

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Today, I am very pleased to bring you an interview with Karl Egloff, the new Aconcagua speed climb record holder with a time of 11h 52min! He kindly … [Read more...]

Andrew McLean interview: North America’s Skimo Pioneers Series

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This interview kicks off a series of quick 5-question interviews with people that can be definitely considered North America's skimo … [Read more...]

Lindsay Plant (USA): Skimo Racer Profile Interview

Lindsay Plant raced strong today. Photo by ISMF.

We caught up with Lindsay Plant, the leader of the Team USA at the 2015 Skimo World Championships and asked her a few questions about her training and … [Read more...]