Tad Elliott’s win at the U.S. Cross Country Championships inspires club

17th January, 2016 by

By John LaConte

EAGLE COUNTY — Ski & Snowboard Club Vail Nordic skier Tad Elliott is the latest in a long line of local athletes to embody the comeback spirit.After winning the National Championships last week in the 30k Mass Start Skate race, Elliott leaves little doubt in the minds of his competitors that he has recovered after a long bout with mono and auto-immune disorders.And at 27 years old, he still has a lot of skating in front of him.With so much support along the way from his parents, and the win arriving on his mother’s birthday Jan. 7, a win for …

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