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Ski teams strive for community on the slopes

Naia Willemsen, Campus Life Reporter February 24, 2022

When one thinks of Walla Walla, skiing is likely not the first thing to come to mind. Most people wouldn’t expect Whitman to have one ski team–let alone two. Alpine and Nordic skiing are two popular...

Illustration by Allyson Kim.

Nordic Skiing at Whitman: 2001 to present

Tucker Grinnan, Sports Reporter October 15, 2020

Over the years Nordic skiing has meant a lot of different things to different people at Whitman, but it has remained a way to get outside and experience beautiful places with amazing people. When Ethan...

Nordic Ski Team Rides Strong Season Into Nationals

Nordic Ski Team Rides Strong Season Into Nationals

Sarah Anderegg February 20, 2014

Whitman students rejoiced in the recent snow flurries, using the white tundra of Ankeny as a field for snowball fights and snowman building. While approximately 1 foot of snow brought fun and games for...

Credit: Nico Farrel

Paralympic athlete in training incorporates athletics into college life

Molly Johanson March 1, 2012

For sophomore MiKayla Briere, taking two weeks off of school in January to attend the International Paralympic Committee Nordic Skiing World Cup is just a step towards ambitious long-term athletic goals. "I've...

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