Check out this fun video sent to us from the IMD Youth Ski Festival in Park City, Utah. Surely some of these young athletes will be racing the SuperTour Finals before we know it.
Warm temperatures, strong wind, and rain challenged five of the ten USSA divisions that met this past weekend at Soldier Hollow, Utah as part of the Junior Olympic Super Qualifier. All five divisions raced together, however, racers were only scored within in their division.
Watch the highlights of the sprint qualifiers and the sprint heats for the U16 and U18/U20 men and women from the Tuna ski team. Spliced into the middle of the day were races going down to U8.
With two races down at the 2010 Junior National Championship in Presque Isle, ME, New England has come out strong. With a total of 946 points the New England team is clearly the team to beat. The Alaskan team showed strength in the FOJ class during the sprints and in both boys and girls J1 classes during the classic distance race. They lurk in second with a total of 584 points, while the Intermountain Division is holding on to third with 385 points.
TRUCKEE, CA—The 2009 Junior Olympics officially kicked off today with the skate sprint competition at Auburn Ski Club.
If you are a results junkie who is stuck in the lower 48, away from this week’s junior racing action, you have certainly found the first round of results from Junior Nationals by now. After a couple of days of settling in, watching the snow melt and watching the volunteers shovel and shovel to keep the race alive, the racing is now underway in Anchorage. After possibly the longest day of Nordic sprinting ever hosted in the US (seriously; no one I’ve talked to can think of one that was longer), Monday wrapped with the OJ girls A Final at 5:30pm. Attached are a few photos and a few tidbits of information that may or may not have made its way around yet.