Reader Athletes

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Reader Athlete: Tara Geraghty-Moats

Published on March 2nd, 2015 | by Evan Johnson

Age: 21 Residence: Fairlee Family: Mother, Elizabeth Geraghty Occupation: Full-time athlete, part-time student Primary sport: Ski jumping   Tara Geraghty-Moats started ski jumping at the age of nine and never looked back. She has competed internationally [&hellip... Read More


Reader Athletes

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Reader Athlete: Jonathan Vass

Published on March 2nd, 2015 | by Evan Johnson

Age: 48 Residence: North Pomfret Family: Sweetheart, Stephanie; three dogs (“our crew”) Addie, Bootie and Lola Occupation: Recycling consultant Primary sports: Ultra running and skimo (ski mountaineering) racing There’s no question Jonathan Vass is an endurance [&hellip... Read More


Skiing

Athletes from around the world compete at Harris Hill Ski Jumping.

Ski jumpers take to the skies at Harris Hill

Published on February 23rd, 2015 | by Evan Johnson

Photos by Herb Swanson Brattleboro — In the early 1900s, Brattleboro local Fred Harris smashed his skis to bits when he launched off a jump he made himself in his hometown. He wrote about the experience [&hellip... Read More


Other Snow Sports

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Curling sweeps into Vermont

Published on February 23rd, 2015 | by Evan Johnson

Rutland — It is Sunday evening and that means curling night at the Rutland Rocks Curling Club. At 6:30 sharp, a steady stream of people enters the lobby of the rink, carrying brooms and duffle bags [&hellip... Read More


Skating

Skating North American half marathon on LakeMemphremagog

Speed skating returns to Lake Memphremagog

Published on February 23rd, 2015 | by Evan Johnson

NEWPORT — After a 30-year hiatus, about 20 hearty competitors from the United States and Canada braved temperatures well below zero for marathon skating’s return to Lake Memphremagog. The races were held Jan. 31-Feb.1 on a [&hellip... Read More


Get Out

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Craftsbury Marathon and SuperTour wrap-up

Published on February 23rd, 2015 | by Evan Johnson

CRAFTSBURY — Fresh snow and elite-level racing action were on display at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center with a registered 450 participants in the annual Craftsbury Marathon on Jan. 31, followed by the USSA SuperTour on Feb. [&hellip... Read More


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