Athlete Q & A: Katherine Dowson

The Tor Des Geants covers 200+ miles and over 90,000 feet of climbing in a beautiful but often very rocky and steep setting. Racers have 150 hours to complete with access to large aid stations every 50K where they are cots, showers, food and drop bags. Aid stations and Refugios are also available along the…

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Athlete Q & A : Emilee Walker

Recently we caught up with Wright Training athlete Emilee Walker. Emilee competed in the Idaho Mountain Trail Ultra Festival. The race is a 102.9 mile loop course in the Salmon River Mountains near McCall, ID.  Expect some very steep climbs and descents with beautiful summits and ridges, deep canyons with pristine rivers and lots of wildlife. There…

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Q & A with Excel South PT Erin Downey

Wright Training and Excel Physical Therapy have been partners for the last 2 years. We have been trying to bridge the gaps between physical therapy and returning to sport. You’ve likely seen some of the Excel staff working in the gym. We wanted to introduce the amazing staff to the Wright Training community so we…

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Athlete Spotlight: Shelby Dyer

Where did you go and what did you do? I went to Svalbard, Norway on a sail to ski expedition. How did your training benefit your experience mentally/physically?   My training made my experience possible quite frankly. Prior to starting Wright Training I was only focused on increasing my amount of ski tours, and while…

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Winter Rewind with Ambassador Veronica Paulsen

1.     Did you have a favorite Competition this year? Why? My favorite competition this year was the Kings and Queens of Corbet’s event at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. This year was the first time they hosted the event, and it was an unforgettable experience. From the park crew making sure Corbet’s was in perfect condition for…

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Meet the Coach: Chris Bates

Wright Training has brought on another member to our coaching staff, introducing Chris Bates! Chris has a great science based background graduating with a Bachelors and a Masters in Exercise Physiology from University of Miami. To introduce him to the gym we asked him some questions about himself, check out what he had to say.…

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Ambassador Spotlight: Aiden Ulrich

Road from a Traumatic Brain Injury By: Aiden Ulrich   I was recently in Japan working on a project with Icelantic Skis. Our first stop of the season was Hokkaido, Japan, the northern most island. During our month around Sapporo, Kutchan, and NIseko, it snowed over 25 feet. As a Jackson native I’m no stranger…

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Ambassador Spotlight: Olivia Starich

I’ve never been small. I mean sure, I was a child once, but relative to my classmates, teammates and friends growing up, I was always larger. I was an athletic kid; I was on all sorts of soccer, basketball and track teams growing up, and as I got older, I started training horses, dancing, backpacking,…

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Injury Recovery with Cole Benson

1.)  What/When was your injury    On April 16th, Targhee’s closing day, I took a jump to flat. I had a complete tear of my ACL and had complex tears in the medial and lateral menisci of my right knee.   2.)  How did training before and after your surgery help you physically/mentally?    After the injury…

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