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Katie McMahon
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Katie has been skiing since she could walk and has loved it ever since. Her love of the sport and motivation to improve makes her a blast to train with! Last year was her third year with the big girls (senior As). This upcoming season she hopes to finish mid-pack, complete her second 30km race and make it to the semi-finals in the sprinting events. In the long term she hopes to continuously improve and race internationally. Last spring she graduated from the University of Ottawa with a degree in Human Kinetics and also received her certification as an Exercise Physiologist. Currently, Katie is a coach with the Chelsea Nordiq racing team and is loving every minute of it. Katie has competed in both National Cross Country Skiing and Canoe/Kayak National Championships in a span of seven months! In her non-skiing time Katie love musicals although she won't admit to how many she owns or has seen or knows the words too.

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Race Report Haywood National Championships 2015- Sprint Day  (2015/03/19)
Current Events CSM Fast and Female 2015  (2015/02/27)
Race Report HayWood NorAM WJT Buff Sprints  (2015/01/10)
Training ForÍt Montmorency Training Camp 2014  (2014/11/25)
XC Local Chelsea Nordiq Annual Ski and Bike Swap  (2014/10/22)
Training Impossible to Possible Fundraiser - What I learned  (2014/10/16)
Travel-Tourism Katie and Andre's West Coast Adventure: Part 1  (2014/08/04)
Nutrition Katie's Super Energy Protein Power Bars  (2014/06/13)
Race Report Nationals 2014: Team Sprint and Individual Classic Race  (2014/03/16)
Race Preview Eastern Canadian Championships 2014  (2014/01/29)
Race Report The Mad Trapper Relentless Trail Race: XCOttawa conquers the Ark  (2013/10/28)
Coaching Teamwork: How to be a great teammate in an individual sport  (2013/09/09)
Training Training in Beautiful British Columbia  (2013/08/08)
Travel-Tourism The Dos and Don'ts of traveling Italy as an athlete  (2013/06/10)
Race Report Nationals 2013: Whistler time!  (2013/03/19)
Race Report Eastern Canadian Championships: The Classic Sprint  (2013/02/03)
Race Report The ski racing adventures of XCOttawa- Craftsbury Edition  (2012/12/19)
Sports Science Stress: What is it? The basics.  (2012/10/04)
Editorial Gender equality in Cross Country Skiing  (2012/06/11)
Athlete Diary Remembering Why I Love Skiing  (2012/02/26)
Race Report Racing in the US of A  (2012/01/06)
Training Meeting my idol: Beckie Scott comes to class  (2011/11/09)
Q & A A Quick Sit Down with Team XC Ottawa 2012  (2011/09/14)
Training Hot Stuff! How to still enjoy training when it is a sauna outside.  (2011/07/29)
Training Competition Anxiety: Five quick and easy ways to control the butterflies in your stomach  (2011/05/26)
Race Report Eastern Canadian Championships 2011  (2011/02/07)
Race Report Thunder Bay. Pursuit. World Championship trials. Minus 18 degrees. Epic.   (2011/01/07)
Gatineau Park Katie's top 5 best ski trails in the Gatineau Park  (2010/10/25)
Training Goal setting; Achieving your dreams one step at a time  (2010/09/26)
Training Always positive, always focused; improving your skiing through mental training  (2010/07/19)
Other Sports Ottawa Race Weekend 2010  (2010/06/02)
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