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University of Wyoming Nordic Skiing



Ski Team Roster, 2006-2007

Name: Melissa
Hometown: Casper, WY
Year in School: Senior
Years Ski Racing: 8
Accomplishments: Member of Women's 2004 National Championship team, 1st team All American 2004, Team President 2006-2007
Hobbies/ Other sportsrunning, skiing, swimming, intramurals
Team: Elite
Email: melissag@uwyo.edu

Name: Joe
Hometown: Lander, WY
Year in School: Senior
Years Ski Racing: 9
Accomplishments: High-school: 3 time Wyoming All-State. 1 time All-State points champion
College: 4 time USCSA All-American
Hobbies/ Other sportsTRAINING! Reading, experimentation with academic efficiency, dancing, listening to bad Swedish tachno, anything thats fun. Modeling. Running, cycling, climbing, trithlons, duathlons.
I believe that the path to happiness lies in your ability to be proud of yourself and your accomplishments.
Team: Elite
Email: Howdy@uwyo.edu

Name: Tracy
Hometown: Laramie, WY
Year in School: Freshman
Years Ski Racing: 4
Accomplishments: Qualified for junior nationals last two years and survived w/o breaking a bone...yet
Hobbies/ Other sports: Skiing, shooting, hanging out with friends" X-country (sometimes), track (sometimes), shooting, pretty much everything really
I wish it would snow more,Competitive
Email: tdunn1@uwyo.edu

Name: John
Hometown: Casper, Wy
Year in School:: Freshman
Years Ski Racing: 9
Accomplishments: 2003 wyoming state champion
2003 Intermountain Northern ski team - Fairbanks, Ak
2004 High Plains ski team outstanding OJ"
Hobbies/ Other sports: Skiing (nordic and alpine), Skateboarding, Snowboarding, Music, Climbing, Backpacking, and just having fun in the sun!!! what other sports? Power Eating? i'm listening to Bluegrass right now and its neat. Oh, and dont fall over while skiing naked!
Team: Elite
Email: jkirlin@uwyo.edu

Name: Shannon
Hometown: Casper, WY
Year in School: Sophomore
Years Ski Racing: 4
Accomplishments: finishing every race
Hobbies/ Other sports: thinking, reading, cooking
Team: Competitive
Email: shanwils@uwyo.edu

Name: Katie
Hometown: Chugiak, Alaska
Year in School: Junior
Years Ski Racing: 10
Accomplishments: Learning how to ski, Getting 10th at the LynxLoppet pursuit in 2004, Going to the Arctic Winter Games in Canada in 2004 and earning two bronze ulus, Going to the Year in School: Junior Olympics on the High Plains team in 2005 and geting 19th in the sprint, Getting on the UW USCSA Nationals team and going to Maine in 2006 and getting 8th in the Sprint"
Hobbies/ Other sports: Skiing, school, sleeping, eating, hiking, talking on the phone, being outside in Alaska, reading, camping, fishing, taking long roadtrips, playing on playgrounds" training for skiing, hiking, backpacking, snowshoeing, biking, rock climbing, ultimate frisbee XC skiing and the UW team rock my world!
Team: Elite
Email: skier_twins@hotmail.com

Name: Brian
Hometown: Lander, Wyoming
Year in School: Junior
Years Ski Racing: 6
Accomplishments: Long slow walks on the fire line, Fishing, Hunting, Trying Flies, Puzzles, and talking trash."
Hobbies/ Other sportsSoccer, Baseball, Flag Football, Intertube water polo, Co-ed vollyball, Badmitten, and Tennis.
Team: Elite

Name: Hammer
Hometown: Lander, WY
Year in School: Junior
Years Ski Racing: 6
Accomplishments: 2006 2nd team All-American, 1st team academic All-American, won a few races, 2004 and 2005 JOs"
Hobbies/ Other sports: road biking, fantasy football, knitting, hiking, backpacking, jumping into mountain pools, traveling
I love snow
Team: Elite
Email: ehammer@uwyo.edu

Name: Pat
Hometown: Frisco, CO
Year in School: Sophomore
Years Ski Racing: 5
Accomplishments: I made it through my first season and I'm back for more.
Hobbies/ Other sports: Eating, hanging out in coffee shops, being philosophical, hunting, sowing seeds of confusions, and wandering the woods aimlessly for days at a time." Skiing (nordic, alpine, water), backpacking, rock climbing" The Sun in the sky, snow on the ground, and air in my lungs, I could ask for nothing more.
Team: Competitive
Email: prich@uwyo.edu

Name: Erin
Hometown: Casper,WY
Year in School: Junior
Years Ski Racing: 7 years
Accomplishments: Reading,pottery, horsemanship, listening to music, coaching the MBNA juniors...."
Hobbies/ Other sports: cylcing, ice climbing( I've only been a few times, but i loved it!), rock climbing, Alpine skiing.
I can't wait for Winter!
Team: Competitive
Email: ejacobs@uwyo.edu

Name: Gwynn
Hometown: Laramie, Wyoming
Year in School: Sophomore
Years Ski Racing: 5
Accomplishments: Trivial Persuit Champion (with sara p.),art and biking and various other fun activities
Hobbies/ Other sports: include, but not limited to- Mountain Biking, cycling, running, tennis.
Team: Competitive
Email: gbarrows@uwyo.edu


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