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{ Monthly Archives } April 2013

Kris Freeman Off The US Ski Team

The USST has just officially announced the team for next season, although we already knew quite a bit based on what several of the athletes have been saying. Probably the biggest news is that Kris Freeman is no longer on the team at all. Not bumped down to the B-Team. Removed entirely, although apparently also […]

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Most Unimproved: Women’s Distance

Last of the distance events, this time the women who stumbled the most this season compared to last:   As always, I’m graphing only one of the several metrics that are blended together to select these skiers. In particular, note that Anna Haag doesn’t look like she belongs on this list. However, several of her […]

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Most Unimproved: Men’s Distance

This is the group of men who had some of the biggest slides backwards this season, although as we’ll see it is sort of an odd collection. Unlike both of the previous most improved posts, this group of skiers seems to include some people who shouldn’t be here. Part of that is that I’m using […]

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Most Improved: Women’s Distance

Now for the “most improved” women’s distance skiers on the World Cup circuit this season, compared to last season. As always, this is based on an amalgamation of measures, in order to include improvements in one’s average performance, as well as one’s best races. Here are the top 12:   As usual, due to some […]

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Most Improved: Men’s Distance

Now that the World Cup season has wrapped up, it’s time for a series of graphs looking at who made big jumps, in either direction, this year. We’ll start with the most improved in the men’s distance events. The criteria here is sort of a blend of different measures, with an adjustment for scale, so […]

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