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Gigi Reports

January 13, 2019

By Jan Stearns

This report should be titled, Linda Reports, as the heavy snow and poor driving conditions kept Gigi home on Wednesday, Jan. 9.  Linda substituted for Gigi and reported that seven Nordic Silver Streaks ventured out on the South Side following … Continue reading

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Walt Stockwell

January 8, 2019

By Jan Stearns

I just heard of the passing of Walt Stockwell, a long-time friend of Waterville Valley. I knew Walt as “The Flag Guy.”  He was an expert on the U.S. Flag Code and the history of the American flag. He loved … Continue reading

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Gigi Reports

January 7, 2019

By Jan Stearns

Gigi Estes, head Nordic Silver Streak, reports on the group’s January 2nd gathering.  “We are beginning the New Year with another perfect day! Ten Nordics gathered in the Adventure Center by a blazing, warming fire. After a cold night, the … Continue reading

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Alpine Silver Streaks

December 31, 2018

By Jan Stearns

Yesterday I posted Gigi’s report on the Nordic Silver Streaks. I don’t want the alpine Streaks to feel left out, so here’s an update on the alpine Streaks. The next meet-up of the Silver Streaks is Wednesday, Jan. 2nd. Apres … Continue reading

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Nordic Silver Streaks: Gigi’s Report

December 30, 2018

By Jan Stearns

Gigi Estes writes the best recaps of the Nordic Silver Streaks meet-ups. Here’s her latest installment from Dec. 19th. Another perfect day for skiing. Deep blue sky, sun, no breeze, 22°F, when nine Nordics gathered, enjoying a blazing fire at … Continue reading

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Opening Day for Silver Streaks

November 28, 2018

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley’s senior ski club, the Silver Streaks – the longest running senior skiing program in the country – is gearing up for another great season of skiing fun and camaraderie. Unlike some “senior” programs, you don’t have to be … Continue reading

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Nordic Silver Streaks Hike, Potluck

November 12, 2018

By Jan Stearns

Gigi Estes is back in the saddle (or, should I say back on the trails) reporting on the adventures of the Waterville Valley’s Nordic Silver Streaks. Gigi writes, “Yippee, snow in Waterville Valley over the weekend. I am so looking … Continue reading

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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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