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Gigi’s Silver Streaks Nordic Report

March 20, 2018

By Jan Stearns

The Nordic Silver Streaks recently gathered for their end-of-season party.  The eloquent head Streak, Gigi Estes, reports. Light snow was falling, temperature at 22°F and the wind was blowing snow devils across the pond. Six Nordics had arrived and on … Continue reading

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How far will the cork soar?

March 12, 2018

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley’s Nordic Silver Streaks will have their end-of-season party on Wednesday, March 14 at the Koppel’s.  The head Nordic Streak, Gigi Estes, explained the history of their annual gathering. “When I first skied with the Nordics as Bob Slagle’s … Continue reading

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Gigi’s Nordic Streaks Report

March 10, 2018

By Jan Stearns

Gigi Estes, the effervescent leader of Waterville Valley’s Nordic Silver Streaks, reports on the group’s March 7th gathering: Cloudy, 27°F. Finally we were able to offer our skate-ski clinic. Kari took off with five Nordics. The perfect place turned out … Continue reading

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No Hats! No Jackets!

March 6, 2018

By Jan Stearns

On Wednesday, February 28, the Nordic Silver Streaks met.  Head Nordic Streak, Gigi Estes, writes, “It was a beautiful spring day, bright sun, blue sky, 46°F, as 17 Nordics gathered. Three Nordics stayed at the South End, the others drove … Continue reading

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Gigi’s Nordic Report

February 26, 2018

By Jan Stearns

The Nordic Silver Streaks last met on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14.  After spending the morning on Waterville Valley’s cross country ski trails, head Nordic Streak Gigi Estes wrote: “Fantastic,” “beautiful,” “great skiing.”  Those were some of the exclamations when we … Continue reading

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Gigi’s Nordic Streaks Report

February 4, 2018

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley’s Nordic Silver Streaks met on Wednesday, Jan. 31, for their weekly outing.  Gigi Estes writes of the stellar conditions, “These are conditions for Olympic skiers!” was the comment of one of our Nordics. He was right, we skied … Continue reading

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Gigi’s Nordic Report

January 7, 2018

By Jan Stearns

Nordic Silver Streak, Gigi Estes, reports on their gathering and cross country ski on Wednesday, Jan. 3. “Today was a ten” one Nordic kept saying, “it was fabulous.”  She was right. After the cold spell, the temperature had risen to … Continue reading

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Coffee With a Cop

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley’s Department of Public Safety and the Silver Streaks senior ski club are co-hosting Coffee with a Cop on Wednesday, Jan. 10, from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at the Waterville Valley Ski Area Base Lodge (main level). Enjoy complimentary coffee and … Continue reading

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Gigi’s Nordic Report

January 1, 2018

By Jan Stearns

Gigi Estes is back at it … organizing, encouraging and reporting on Waterville Valley’s Nordic Silver Streaks.  This group of senior cross country skiers meet on Wednesday mornings for a group ski followed by pastries, coffee and lunch at the … Continue reading

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Gigi is Back in Action with the Nordic Streaks

December 19, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley’s Nordic Silver Streaks meet on Wednesdays for skiing and socializing.  Gigi Estes, head Nordic Streak, reported on their Dec. 13th meet-up: Dear Nordics, Welcome back, everyone. First day of the season, and what a day it was. About … Continue reading

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