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Sadie Bjornsen takes 7th in Tour de Ski prologue
Sadie Bjornsen takes 7th in Tour de Ski prologue

Sadie Bjornsen takes 7th in Tour de Ski prologue

1/3/2015 - By USSA

Sadie Bjornsen (Winthrop, WA) kicked off the seven stage Tour de Ski with a strong 3 kilometer prologue Saturday in Obersdorf

Five Things to Know About US National Championships
Five Things to Know About US National Championships

Five Things to Know About US National Championships

1/3/2015 - By USSA

Cross country ski racers from across America will be vying for titles and team spots this week as the U.S. Cross Country Championships come to Houghton at the Michigan Tech Nordic Training Center with several hundred skiers expected for the Jan. 4-10 even

White Pine Stampede Chief of Course passes away
White Pine Stampede Chief of Course passes away

White Pine Stampede Chief of Course passes away

12/31/2014 - By Mike Muha

I am sad to report that a fixture of the White Pine Stampede has passed away. Bill Fleet, Chief of Course for the White Pine, died of cancer on December 30, 2015. His obituray from Mortensen Funeral Home is below. We will miss Bill...

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Tricky conditions in Davos freestyle sprint
Tricky conditions in Davos freestyle sprint

Tricky conditions in Davos freestyle sprint

12/21/2014 - By USSA

Kikkan Randall finished 9th in the Davos sprint, even after losing it on some ice. Sophie Caldwell slipped climbing the sprint course uphill, landing briefly on her knees, finishing 11th.

Liz Stephen skis to 12th in Davos 10K freestyle
Liz Stephen skis to 12th in Davos 10K freestyle

Liz Stephen skis to 12th in Davos 10K freestyle

12/20/2014 - By USSA

Liz Stephen (East Montpelier, VT) skied a strong 10k effort to finish a minute back from dominant Norwegian Marit Bjoergen in Saturday’s freestyle event in Davos – a big confidence booster.

Four US skiers qualify for sprint
Four US skiers qualify for sprint

Four US skiers qualify for sprint

12/14/2014 - By USSA

Ida Sargent, Sophie Caldwell, Kikkan Randall and Andy Newell all qualified for the freestyle sprint in Davos, Switzerland.

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US women 21, 22, and 23 at Davos 10k classic
US women 21, 22, and 23 at Davos 10k classic

US women 21, 22, and 23 at Davos 10k classic

12/14/2014 - By USSA

The U.S. women demonstrated their collective potential finishing together with Liz Stephen (E. Montpelier, VT) in 20th, Jessie Diggins (Afton, MN) in 21st and Sadie Bjornsen (Winthrop, WA) in 22nd, just six seconds apart from each other and forty seconds.

Shake it off
Shake it off

Shake it off

12/11/2014 - By Anja Gruber

Friday's sprint qualifier felt like your typical first race: Too short, too fast and all over the place. At least, I thought, it was only going to get better from there...

Sadie Bjornsen 18th overall in Lillehammer mini-tour
Sadie Bjornsen 18th overall in Lillehammer mini-tour

Sadie Bjornsen 18th overall in Lillehammer mini-tour

12/8/2014 - By USSA

Sadie Bjornsen skied strong to finish 18th overall in Sunday’s 10k pursuit race, the last of the Lillehammer World Cup mini tour, and 18th overall for the tour.

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Jessie Diggins gets 15th in Lillehammer 5K
Jessie Diggins gets 15th in Lillehammer 5K

Jessie Diggins gets 15th in Lillehammer 5K

12/7/2014 - By USSA

Jessie Diggins (Afton, MN) led the U.S. Cross Country Ski Team with a gutsy 15th place finish in the 5k freestyle second stage of the three-day Lillehammer World Cup mini tour.

Sadie Bjornsen 21st in Lillehammer freestyle sprint
Sadie Bjornsen 21st in Lillehammer freestyle sprint

Sadie Bjornsen 21st in Lillehammer freestyle sprint

12/6/2014 - By USSA

Bjornsen was the lone American to advance to the heats after qualifying in 16th place, eventually placing 21st overall in the freestyle sprint. Andrew Newell took 36th for the men.

Michigan Cup race calendar for 2014-2015 includes Fun Series
Michigan Cup race calendar for 2014-2015 includes Fun Series

Michigan Cup race calendar for 2014-2015 includes Fun Series

12/2/2014 - By Mike Muha

The first real points race for the new season is coming up on Saturday, December 20 with Lakes of the North, followed the next day by Wintersonnewende at Michawye. New this year is the Michigan Cup Fun Series, where racers can earn 10 participation points

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