This week someone asked me why do I push myself and compete as an athlete? All this buzz about finding your “Why” started to get me thinking… Why? Because I love to set goals, meet them, and when possible exceed them. Go for Greatness! I love to Dream Big and love the feeling when my … Continue reading Go for Greatness!
Have you ever been in one of the circumstances in your life and faced with a reality that made you think…. Why Me? I am a marathon runner. That’s 26.2 miles ,on foot, on purpose and not because somebody is chasing me. I have run 35 marathons, in addition, 4 Ironman Triathlons that all end … Continue reading The Toughest Marathon of My Life
Skate to Ski skill transfer could be key to your success! By Nancy E. Cook – Alpine L3 – Stowe Mountain, Vermont Let’s go back in time to the 1970s where roller skating was on the rise in popularity and every week, skate nights were held at places like the Broadacres Roller Rink in Colchester, … Continue reading Turn it up!
Discipline(s) Alpine Division(s) Eastern Resort(s) you work at Stowe Mountain Resort, Vermont Certifications/Credentials Alpine Level 3 1) What inspired you to become an instructor? A Ski Patroller for 10 years at Killington, I moved to Colorado and wanted to continue in the industry. My friend encouraged me and I absolutely loved my experience at the … Continue reading Why I love to teach skiing! Snow Pro Mag Q&A
Morning Glory Muffins – home made with King Arthur Flour, coconut, sesame seeds, walnuts, carrots, Massachusetts Macintosh apples from our own Cold Spring Orchard & raisins. Too yummy not to share. I love taking food photos and updating my favorite recipes on my blog – and this ranks up as one of my favorite muffins … Continue reading Morning Glory Muffins – Nancy Style!
HAIR: DARK BROWN EYES: BROWN HEIGHT 5′ 6″ CHEST 36B WAIST 29 HIPS 32 DRESS: 8 SHOE: 9 All sizes and measurements are general. Please contact prior to the beginning of your project for exact stats. SPORTS: Skiing, Running, Cycling, Swimming, Inline Skating, Water Skiing Continue reading Nancy E Cook – Lifestyle Model
2019 was an amazing running year for me in racing and in training. I post my results and thoughts on Facebook to engage my friends and family and then I recap the results here. I look back on my results at the end of the year to set new goals and aspirations for the next … Continue reading The Hills are Alive! Race Report #2 – 2019
These tasty little egg bites are just like the ones at your favorite coffee house. You can make them in batches and save them for the morning or a tasty treat at night! All you need is silicone egg cups or silicone cups (like the heart shape ones that I used in this example. Ingredients … Continue reading Yummy Bacon & Cabot Cheddar Egg Bites
To Coach or Be Coached that is the question. When we come out of the womb we are given two very special coaches. I was blessed to have a mother and father that taught the following lessons to set myself up for success and be coachable. Set achievable goals – whether it is shooting free … Continue reading To Coach or Be Coached
Racing on the road and trails can be tricky because you need the right shoes that fit the shape of your foot, arch support while taking into consideration if you pronate or supinate or a neutral stance. I am sharing what shoes I wore for my races and a quick commentary for this report – … Continue reading Putting on my dancing shoes! Race Report 2019 #1