Local 16-year-old trying to compete on the World Cup, maintain a 4.0 and raise money for travel

Local 16-year-old trying to compete on the World Cup, maintain a 4.0 and raise money for travel
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By John LaConte

MINTURN — The theory is called periodization, and 16-year-old Tess Johnson is about to put it into practice.Johnson is an Edwards resident and a junior at Vail Ski & Snowboard Academy, where she has maintained a 4.0 GPA for her first two years. She is also a member of Ski & Snowboard Club Vail and the U.S. Freestyle Ski Team, competing in moguls skiing events around the country. She’s hoping to start competing around the world this year, starting in December at the first World Cup of the season in Ruka, Finland. First, however, she needs to hit the books.“It’s …

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