Noah Hoffman http://aspenpublicradio.org en Aspen Nordic Skier Noah Hoffman Competes as Olympics Wrap Up http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/aspen-nordic-skier-noah-hoffman-competes-olympics-wrap <p>Aspen athlete and Nordic skier Noah Hoffman competed yesterday in the last day of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The US Ski Team praised Hoffman’s performance in the taxing 50 kilometer race. Afterwards, Hoffman told NBC News he felt good about how the event went. Mon, 24 Feb 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Elise Thatcher 14697 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Aspen Nordic Skier Noah Hoffman Competes as Olympics Wrap Up Fashion, Friendship and Clean Streets http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/fashion-friendship-and-clean-streets <p>EDITOR’S NOTE: We are very excited to share the travels of Simi Hamilton’s family to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Over the next few weeks we’ll be sharing dispatches from Ruthie Brown and family as they give you a first-hand, “behind-the-scenes” look at the Olympics.</p><p></p><p>Sim had a day off so we wandered the streets of Rosa Khutor, Krasnaya Polyana and Esta Sudoku. In spite of the masses of people roaming the streets, which are closed off to all cars, the streets are immaculate with constant street cleaners who walk about with little brooms and dust pans.</p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 17:40:58 +0000 Ruthie Brown 14448 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Fashion, Friendship and Clean Streets Skiathlon/Biathlon, Noah Hoffman and More from Sochi http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/skiathlonbiathlon-noah-hoffman-and-more-sochi <p>EDITOR’S NOTE: We are very excited to share the travels of Simi Hamilton’s family to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Over the next few weeks we’ll be sharing dispatches from Ruthie Brown and family as they give you a first-hand, “behind-the-scenes” look at the Olympics.</p><p></p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 00:28:45 +0000 Ruthie Brown 14072 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Skiathlon/Biathlon, Noah Hoffman and More from Sochi Road to Sochi: U.S. Cross Country Team "Strongest Ever" http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/road-sochi-us-cross-country-team-strongest-ever <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">History could be made at next month’s Winter Olympics in cross country skiing. Ski experts say the United States’ cross-country skiing team is the strongest it’s ever been. And, two of its members are from Aspen. This month, Noah Hoffman and Simi Hamilton learned they’re heading to </span>Sochi<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Hoffman specializes in distance racing. Hamilton excels in sprints. The United States hasn’t picked up a medal in cross-country skiing since 1976. Aspen Public Radio's Marci </span>Krivonen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 00:20:31 +0000 Marci Krivonen 12864 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Road to Sochi: U.S. Cross Country Team "Strongest Ever" Road to Sochi: Nordic Ski Racer Noah Hoffman Preps for Olympic Games http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/road-sochi-nordic-ski-racer-noah-hoffman-preps-olympic-games <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">With the Winter Olympics less than three months away, local athletes are competing in races that will determine whether they make Team USA. Ski racer </span><a href="http://usskiteam.com/athletes/noah-hoffman" style="line-height: 1.5;">Noah Hoffman</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is the top distance Nordic skier in the country. And, he’s preparing for upcoming races in Norway and Finland. The 24-year-old says he’s ready, after hundreds of hours of training this summer. Aspen Public Radio's Marci </span>Krivonen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports.</span></p><p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 00:49:25 +0000 Marci Krivonen 10470 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Road to Sochi: Nordic Ski Racer Noah Hoffman Preps for Olympic Games