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MIDWAY, Utah — The U.S. Ski Team named its U18 Trip and Junior World Championship teams on Sunday based on age-group rankings after three races at U.S. Nationals. Points were awarded to athletes like they are on the World Cup (100 points for first, 80 for second, etc.) and added together from their best two out of three races. Athletes are named to each team from the top of the ranking lists after pre-qualified athletes.

The U23 Championship team will be named after the conclusion of the final race, a freestyle sprint ,at U.S. Nationals on Tuesday, and selected from rankings based on the best two out of four races. Standings after the first three races can be seen here: women, men.

“I’m excited with the strong team,” said U23/Junior World Champs trip leader Bryan Fish.

 

Junior World Championships (Liberec, Czech Republic. January 12 – 28, 2013)

Women (ranking list):

Mary O’Connell (Dartmouth College)

Corey Stock (Dartmouth College)

Heather Mooney (Middlebury College)

Anika Miller (Payette Lakes Sports)

Sloan Storey (University of Utah)

Emily Hannah (SSWSC/Harvard University)

Men (ranking list):

Logan Hanneman (University of Alaska, Fairbanks)

Ben Saxton (F.A.S.T. Performance Training)

Tucker McCrerey (University of Utah)

Kyle Bratrud (Northern Michigan University)

Sawyer Kesselheim (Bridger Ski Foundation)

Forest Mahlen (APU Nordic Ski Center)

 

U18/J1 Trip (Trondheim, Norway. Jan 13 – 25, 2013)

Women (ranking list):

Katherine Ogden (Stratton Mountain School)

Nichole Bathe (Central Cross Country)

Gretchen Burkholder (Steamboat Springs WSC)

Julia Kern (Cambridge Sports Union)

Heidi Halvorsen (Greet Mountain Valley School)

Hailey Swirbul (Aspen Valley SSC)

Men (ranking list):

Keegan Swirbul (Aspen Valley SSC)

Cal Deline (Ski & Snowboard Club Vail)

Cully Brown (Ski & Snowboard Club Vail)

Hamish McEwan (Stratton Mountain School)

Haakon Sigurslid (Durango Nordic)

Evan Weinman (Steamboat Sprints WSC)

 

U.S. Nationals race results:

Classic sprint

10/15 k Freestyle

5/10 k Classic

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