But who should I root for, you ask?
Stay tuned for updates on Casey and Holly
- we will be tracking their progress as they shred and slide their way through
But the NOLS-Olympics connection doesn’t stop there. Wyoming native and former NOLS instructor Sarah Konrad is also in Vancouver representing the U.S. team.
Sarah was dubbed “an inspiration” by the Master Skier Cross Country Ski Journal when
she competed as a biathlete in the 2006 Olympic Team at the age of 38.
And here's a unique NOLS-Olympics connection - probably a first. NOLS Yukon Grad and Rations Manager Noel Cockney, a First Nation member from Inuvik, will be showcasing his talents at the Inuit Games. When asked what he was most looking forward to about the Olympics, Noel responded "I cannot wait to show the world Inuit Culture; our games, they way our
ancestors lived, and what kind of people we are."