Durangoan finds passion for coaching U.S. Paralympic Nordic Skiing

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Durangoan finds passion for coaching U.S. Paralympic Nordic Skiing

Paige Elliott got her start mentoring with Durango Nordic Ski Club
Paige Elliott, a development coach with U.S. Paralympic Nordic Skiing, talks with some of Durango’s Nordic Ski Club racers on Wednesday at Purgatory Resort while playing ski games during practice. Elliott rediscovered her love of Nordic skiing as a coach for the club. She started coaching for the club in 2013 and was head coach during the 2016-17 seasons
Paige Elliott, a development coach with U.S. Paralympic Nordic Skiing, at training on Wednesday at Purgatory Resort.
Paige Elliott, left, races Ruth Holcomb, 15, on Wednesday at Purgatory Resort during practice. Holcomb starting training with Elliott when she was 10. “She is really inspiring and always made it super fun,” Holcomb said of Elliott.
Paige Elliott, center, instructs some of her Durango Nordic Ski Club members, Andre Craig, 11, left, and Ruth Holcomb, 15, on Wednesday at Purgatory Resort during practice.
Paige Elliott races around Zoe Freeman, 12, on Wednesday at Purgatory Resort while doing drills.
Paige Elliott races with her club members on Wednesday at Purgatory Resort.

Durangoan finds passion for coaching U.S. Paralympic Nordic Skiing

Paige Elliott, a development coach with U.S. Paralympic Nordic Skiing, talks with some of Durango’s Nordic Ski Club racers on Wednesday at Purgatory Resort while playing ski games during practice. Elliott rediscovered her love of Nordic skiing as a coach for the club. She started coaching for the club in 2013 and was head coach during the 2016-17 seasons
Paige Elliott, a development coach with U.S. Paralympic Nordic Skiing, at training on Wednesday at Purgatory Resort.
Paige Elliott, left, races Ruth Holcomb, 15, on Wednesday at Purgatory Resort during practice. Holcomb starting training with Elliott when she was 10. “She is really inspiring and always made it super fun,” Holcomb said of Elliott.
Paige Elliott, center, instructs some of her Durango Nordic Ski Club members, Andre Craig, 11, left, and Ruth Holcomb, 15, on Wednesday at Purgatory Resort during practice.
Paige Elliott races around Zoe Freeman, 12, on Wednesday at Purgatory Resort while doing drills.
Paige Elliott races with her club members on Wednesday at Purgatory Resort.
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