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Kyle Merinoholics Merino Wool in the Workplace

Merino Wool in the Workplace

A lot of my time is spent outdoors doing the things I love, hunting and fishing being the primary activities. However, I spend a lot of my time at work as well, 8-12 hours days stuck inside not being able to get outside, some days until the sun hits the trees. One benefit of my Minus33 gear is its ability to adapt to the workplace and help me stay comfortable during the day.READ MORE

Why the Go-To Layers for Police are Wool

Why the Go-To Layers for Police are Wool

During the winter months, I often get asked about what I do to stay warm at work. As a police officer, there is a strong likelihood that I will be out of the vehicle for extended periods of time without the opportunity to duck out of the cold and get warm. I have been provided with some of the necessary gear to assist with this, however, as someone suffering from Raynaud’s Disease, the basic gear does not cut it for me. If I get cold, I lose the dexterity in my extremities, starting with my fingers and toes. With this job, that just can’t happen.READ MORE

Karbon Telemark National Championships (FIS) – Crotched Mountain, NH

March 9 @ 8:00 am – March 11 @ 5:00 pm

This three day event at Crotched Mountain Resort, NH is open to all levels of Telemark skiers.  We have a race category for men and women Citizens, Juniors and Experts.  Join us for one day or all three.  This will be a FIS points race for those expert competitors holding a FIS license.  This is the highlight of the season, so put it on your calendar now!  If you only attend one event this season, Nationals is always a great time with fellow Tele skiers.
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USA 4th in relay

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – The final night of Olympic luge racing at the Alpensia Sliding Centre brought Team USA to the brink of another medal before three nations closed the door on the Americans’ hopes for a second trip to the podium.

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MAZDZER WINS HISTORIC OLYMPIC SILVER MEDAL

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – In a 15 minute period that displayed the best of Olympic racing, Chris Mazdzer brought USA Luge its long-awaited men’s Olympic medal Sunday night when he scored the silver at the Alpensia Sliding Centre.
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Britcher 6th in final World Cup sprint race to finish a career best third place overall

Mazdzer season best 6th in last singles race before Pyeongchang

SIGULDA, Latvia – Thanks to a consistent streak of races in January, highlighted by back-to-back World Cup wins in Lillehammer, two-time Olympian Summer Britcher took sixth place in Sunday’s sprint race in Sigulda, and finished a career best third in the overall tour standings as the season came to an end.

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Hamlin 6th, Mortensen/Terdiman 10th as World Cup season enters final weekend

SIGULDA, Latvia – In atypically warm winter conditions for this region near the Baltic Sea, Olympic bronze medalist Erin Hamlin led the USA Luge effort Saturday with a sixth place result in Sigulda. The race marked the final two-heat singles event of the season. Earlier, Matt Mortensen and Jayson Terdiman finished 10th in the last traditional doubles competition.

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Opt Outside for Thanksgiving Holiday

Opting Outside for the Holidays

The holiday season is a time when, as a society, we all get caught up materialistic behaviors and other unhealthy habits. Less time is typically spent outdoors in an effort to prepare for the holidays. This Thanksgiving, I vowed that I would spend time outside and moving before indulging in dinner.

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WHITE CASTLE NATIONWIDE CONTEST: LAST CHANCE TO WIN A TRIP TO THE 2018 USA LUGE FANTASY CAMP

More than 1,000 have entered for their chance to ‘Be a Slider.’ Contest ends Jan. 31, 2018.

Columbus, Ohio – Do you have what it takes to be a slider? Then don’t miss your chance to enter to win a trip for two to the 2018 USA Luge Fantasy Camp in Lake Placid, NY. White Castle is proud to team up with USA Luge for the nationwide Be A Slider contest, searching for one bold Craver to experience what it takes to be a luge athlete from USA Luge coaches and athletes taking part in the winter events in Pyeonchang.

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Americans use “flying start” to claim gold and bronze in Lillehammer sprint races

Britcher wins again, Mortensen/Terdiman take bronze medal

Geisenberger wins 6th straight overall World Cup title

LILLEHAMMER, Norway – USA Luge racer Summer Britcher completed a World Cup sweep in Sunday’s single heat sprint event in Lillehammer, and secured the fifth individual race victory of her blossoming career. The result, against a cold and snowy backdrop, also propelled the 23-year-old to third place in the overall standings.

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USA a Close Fourth in Oberhof Relay

Just 0.007 of a second separates USA Luge from the team relay podium in Oberhof, In 4 races this weekend, Germans set 3 track records

 

OBERHOF, Germany – Last spring when the World Cup schedule was released, Germany got what it wanted – one of the final three races of the season in Oberhof. The last three events determine seeding for the 2018 Winter Olympics, and Germany’s domination here even exceeds what it does elsewhere.

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Britcher 6th, Hamlin 8th, Mortensen/Terdiman 11th in Oberhof World Cup

Germans dominate at home grabbing 5 of 6 medals

 

OBERHOF, Germany – This region in Thuringia is well known as a luge, biathlon and Nordic skiing hotbed.

In a good snow year, residents and visitors can be seen running their errands on cross country skis. Parents pull their children through the village on small wooden luge sleds.

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Message from the President

The ski season is in full swing through most of the country and I hope that you are able to get out and enjoy some great turns.  Our schedule is packed with events over the next few months and I hope that you will be able to come join us as a participant, volunteer or spectator.
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Britcher 5th place leads 4 in top 11 in Koenigssee World Cup

Home team sweeps gold-silver-bronze in doubles and women

KOENIGSSEE, Germany – Germany’s version of a Happy New Year greeting to the rest of the World Cup luge tour came complete with a six-for-six sweep of the doubles and women’s singles podiums Saturday in Koenigssee.

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