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Preview: Jesuit Skiing
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The Jesuit High ski team.
Jesuit High School photo
The Jesuit High ski team.

The Jesuit High men and women’s ski racing team took first in metro and state last year with a nearly perfect record. This year’s team has 42 student racers, making it one of the largest of the 40 ski teams in the state.

Returning men’s varsity racers include Mitchell Law, Alex Wuilloud and Andis Solomon. For the women’s team, sisters Jenna and Molly Jansky, Tate Horstkotte and Wendall Tseng return.

“We are looking forward to an exciting season with strong competition in the Metro League from OES,” said Jesuit Father Paul Grubb, head coach. “Ski racing is a dangerous sport. I must say that my first priority as head coach is the safety of my racers. Keeping them in top physical condition not only helps student athletes race faster but also helps to eliminate injuries. I spend a lot of time helping my racers stay mentally focused for racing. Flying down a mountain on skis at 60 mph takes tremendous physical as well as mental stamina.”

On Friday nights before the race, the coach leads racers in a 15-minute guided meditation that helps prepare them for speeding through gates on ice and snow.

Over the last six years, the team has seen real results from this mental preparation, says Father Grubb.







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