The Michigan Tech Nordic ski team enters the 2012-13 with high expectations as it returns many student-athletes, both men and women, and competes for Central Collegiate Ski Association and NCAA Regional Titles.
The U.S. Olympic Committee has honored the U.S. Cross Country Ski Team with its Team of the Month Award for November. The Team made history Nov. 25 in Gaellivare, Sweden with its first ever relay podium, finishing third in the women's 4x5k team event.
For three weekends in a row the US women's ski team has set team records. Today, the US women (Jessie Diggins, Kikkan Randall) recorded a first ever podium win in the team sprint. The duo last year was second in Milan, Italy.
Kikkan Randall (Anchorage) led another historic day for the U.S. Cross Country Ski Team, finishing second in a 5k freestyle race at the Ruka Triple mini-tour in Kuusamo. It was Randall's second straight distance podium and a career best for a non-sprint.