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Nellie Stone Johnson Ski Team building confidence on the slopes

 

 
Today’s novices could be tomorrow’s Olympians

By Ingrid Remak
Contributing Writer

Anyone skiing at Theodore Wirth Park this winter has gotten to know one team very well. Nellie Stone Johnson skiers, decked out in blue and yellow, have become familiar faces on the Wirth ski trails. Kids who began the season in November with wobbly legs and shrieking during downhill runs have transformed into steady and strong skiing specimens, keen on technique, speed and stamina. Feeling at home on the hilly cross-country ski course, the team has fearlessly careened into the snow season and hasn’t looked back since. The Nellie Stone Johnson Ski Team is quite an anomaly on the trail. Continue Reading →

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