Lucy heads to Vermont today for a weekend of nordic ski racing. These are New England Junior National qualifying races. This is her first year of team racing so she is excited even to be invited onto the bus. Most of the other girls and boys have been racing with the team for years.
I have enjoyed watching Lucy gain skills and confidence. So much has been new for her, but she has a great coach and her perseverance has paid off. She is also making new friends, as the small team draws from all the local high schools. I am not at all a sports person, but even I can see that this experience has been a win-win.