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Bravo Larisa. Thank you.

The wise athlete knows best. Larisa Yurkiw has proved this both on and off the snow throughout her remarkable career. Continue reading

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Investing in a dream

In the Olympic world, there is financial success for a fortunate few. But the ‘average’ Olympic athlete is in it for the right reasons. They’re not going to get rich. Or famous. Like any professional, an Olympic athlete wants to … Continue reading

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Lessons from the snow: objective review

It may be one of the most misunderstood concepts in sport. Gap analysis is a critical tool to deeply evaluate and improve performance. It’s the final wrap-up of each competitive season and the starting point of a new one. The … Continue reading

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A journey continues ….

Nearly a year ago we started on an independent pathway in the world of ski racing. In a sport where the tradition of “Team” runs deep, to embark on this new journey was intimidating to say the least. Several weeks … Continue reading

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It Takes A Village

The road to the top is a long one. In ski racing, it is particularly difficult. It’s actually much more than the reported 10 years or 10,000 hours of intense practice or skill acquisition (Ericsson et al). With each day, … Continue reading

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