Erik Bjornsen anchored Team USA with Simi Hamilton to ski into sixth place Wednesday during the mens team sprint classic of the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games. Kikkan Randal and rookie Sophie Caldwell and finished eighth in the women's sprint classic.
The Michigan High School Championships were held on the Vasa Ski Trail in Traverse City, Michigan this past Friday and Saturday, February 14 and 15. Friday was the classic sprint, while skiers raced a pursuit on Saturday.
Racers were rewarded with more k's for the dollar: the race length was increased from 12k to 14k with the additional of Hanson Hills single-track "Wilderness Trail" to the race course. No one complained...
Springtime temperatures ruled the course for a second day in a row Friday at the menâ€™s 15k classic of the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games, where Noah Hoffman (Aspen, CO) took the top spot for the USA in 31st.