Category: News

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Mark Baldwin: The Evolving Athlete

Warren, NJ resident Mark Baldwin is a late-blooming triathlete.  As his opportunities to play the team sports dwindled following college, he turned to endurance pursuits. After graduating from University of New Hampshire with a B.S. in chemical engineering, Baldwin’s career…

Climb This: Di Centa, Shevchenko Win 33d Gran Prix Skiroll

Giorgio di Centa and Valentyna Shevchenko won the Skiroll Sportful Gran Prix rollerski race on Sunday, 2 October.  On an unseasonably warm autumn day, a field loaded Olympians and world champions showed up for this uphill ski race.

Morris Park Commission, NJ Trail Series at Odds Over Ultramarathons

On 26 September, OXF reported that Morris County Park Commission won’t renew permits in 2012 for the Muddy Marathon, Mahlon Mayhem and NJ Ultra Festival.  Before publication, we were unable to contact anyone from the commission.  The following day, Executive…

Hilde G Pedersen: Not Slowing Down in Retirement

Hilde Gjermundshaug Pedersen, a long-time stalwart on the Norwegian women’s ski team, hasn’t hung up her boards yet.  According to langrenn.com, while no longer racing at the elite level, she’s definitely giving back to her sport.

Fahnestock Ski Swap Scheduled for November 13

The Friends of Fahnestock will hold a ski swap on Sunday, 13 November at the Taconic Outdoor Education Center from 9:30 to 3:00.  In addition to the ski swap,  NENSA and JLS Sports will host a rollerski clinic that day. …

Tcherezov Breaks Leg; Season in Doubt

Russian biathlete Ivan Tcherezov’s season is in doubt as he broke his leg during the Russian summer biathlon championships in Ufa, in the Russian republic of Bashkortostan.  According to RT.com, he fell on a downhill on the third lap of…

Climb to the Castle Photos

Here’s a photo gallery from the Climb to the Castle on Sunday, 18 September.  Laurel took some pictures as Ellen drove up the toll road; remainder were taken at the finish line.  Click on the thumbnails to view full-size images. …