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John Morton | Celebrate Winter: An Olympian's Stories of a Life in Nordic Skiing - online

We invite you to join us to learn more about local author and trail design expert, John Morton's latest book, Celebrate Winter: An Olympian's Stories of a Life in Nordic Skiing.

This collection of stories covers his 55 years of competing and coaching on snow, including a behind the scenes look at how an Olympian prepares for competition. Not just for ski-enthusiasts, these stories are full of inspiration, history, and humor.

"With wit and wisdom, Morty's reflections on where sport fits in education, life, and society will make you laugh out loud or mop a wet eye." --Max Cobb, President and CEO of the U.S. Biathlon Association

John operates Morton Trails, a recreational trail design consulting firm with more than 250 projects across North America and several foreign countries. Outside magazine includes John's trails at Green Woodlands in Lyme and Dorchester on their list of the Best Nordic Trails in the U.S. 

John has written two previous books about nordic skiing; Don't Look Back and A Medal of Honor. John and his wife Kay live in Thetford, VT surrounded by ski trails.

To join the online event, please email virtual55@norwichbookstore.com. The link will be sent automatically. (Be sure to check your email filters.) Zoom room limited to 100 participants.

Event date: 
Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
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Norwich Bookstore
Norwich, VT
Celebrate Winter: An Olympian's Stories of a Life in Nordic Skiing Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780578839127
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)
Published: Morton Trails, LLC - January 16th, 2021

"Celebrate Winter" is a collection of entertaining stories by Olympic biathlete and U. S Ski Team member, John Morton, sharing insights and reflections of more than fifty-five years of competition and coaching.