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Race Snapshot: Drammen Sprints

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Noah Hoffman’s Progress

Like everyone else in the world (seemingly) I enjoy Noah Hoffman’s blog. Apparently he gets a little bit of a hard time for how often he posts, but I think it’s pretty remarkable how much he shares about his training and racing. A lot of athlete blogs will, quite understandably, shy away from sharing some […]

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Race Snapshot: Lahti 10/15k Freestyle

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Race Snapshot: Lahti Freestyle Sprint

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US Olympic Assessment

So, how did the US do overall at the Olympics this year? Well, as usual, I’m going to mostly ignore the team events. As I did before, here’s some historical context for our results this time around:   That’s all WSC and OWG results for Americans stretching back to 1992. It’s still kind of hard […]

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Effect of TdS on Olympic Results

Multiple people emailed me asking about whether there was any potential link between whether an athlete participated in the Tour de Ski and their performance at the Sochi Olympics. Personally, I like dealing with questions like this because they are a great example of how something can both be poor statistical reasoning, but still true […]

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Race Snapshot: 30/50k Freestyle

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