Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Berlin Ski Area and exams are over!

A blast from the past cut and pasted from the 1962 Carnival Packet. Looks like a lot of FUN!


The last day of final exams was yesterday. Campus is thinning out and our athletes are dispersing for a variety of training locations around the world. We had a great spring of strength training and transitioning from the race season. We're excited to see some new levels of fitness come September....only 3 months away!
Eli


Here on campus we're working on some upgrades for next season. It's been awhile since the ski rooms have been cleaned out!
Men's ski room ready for a few upgrades
I've also been spending some quality time at the local playgrounds. This guy is growing up quick!
Pure Joy!:)
And I had a great time hanging out with some of the alpine team during kayaking PE class this spring!
Getting ready to roll!





Thursday, April 30, 2015

Springtime!

Stopped by the track meet this past Saturday to watch Hannah Cole place 2nd in the 3k steeplechase!

HC led the entire race
Jason and I have been busy with recruits, writing training plans, and doing post season meetings, among other shenanigans!

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

70Degree Skiing

It was about 70 degrees at Prospect on Monday.  The skiing was awesome!  Maybe I'll go skiing again today...

Plenty of snow on 1/3

View from the top

Crushed the tele-turns!

Who is this Will Sweep character??

Thursday, April 9, 2015

April Showers Bring Me Some Flowers...and Skiing!

Had an awesome ski at Prospect this morning.  It's April 9th, and the skiing is still perfect.  Went straight from Prospect to the office, and found these on my desk from one of my lovely athletes!!


Pretty awesome day so far!!

P

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Spring in the Town

I hope everyone is having a good spring break whether it's on the beach or the trails. Things are still thawing beautifully here in Williamstown, and spring is definitely coming. There's still plenty of snow as you head up into the hills though. There has been beautiful t-shirt skiing at Prospect all week and Perry and I got in a sweet ski to the top of Mt. Greylock this morning. I'm looking forward to cashing in our endless snow with everyone when we get back from break.
Perry charging like a savage

too easy

Thursday, March 26, 2015

What A Finish!

A few weeks ago, Jason came up with a great idea: Let's have our end of the year banquet/awards at Prospect, the week after NCAA's.  We knew there would be plenty of snow, it would be nice having it right after NCAA's for a fitting end to the season, and alpiner's and nordies would be able to get on snow together.  Not to mention, Steve and Kent would be able to whip-up some delicious lasagna for us!

So, last Thursday, the nerds put their books and study-guides away for a few hours, the nordies outfitted the 'piners with skinny skis, and the entire Williams Ski Team headed to Prospect to closeout the season.  

Alpiner's skate up the stadium hill

What a view!
Building a jump!
Ladies! - Nordic and Alpine!
Watching the show!

Charlie Harrison at lift-off!
Nordies! - Olivia, Ben, Eli, Vanya, Jordan, Josh
Spread Eagle!
Vanya, Eli, and Jack at the top of Prospect
Victor hucks tha flip!
Alpiner Sarah Cottrill receives the Women's Alum award from Coach K
The Seniors receive their gifts from Coach J - Will, Vanya, Kristin, Ben, Jenna, Missing: Sarah A.
Vanya receives the Ralph Townsend award
One of the new trails that Will helped design gets his name on it
Parking lot sunset as we head back to campus!
Thanks for a great season!  Couldn't have asked for a better crew to share it with!

See ya around campus!!!

Perry

P.S. The skiing at Prospect is still awesome!