Below is the updated 2012/13 Great Lakes District (GRD) Junior National Qualifier (JNQ) schedule. As with previous years, we will score JNQ's in other districts or National Ranking List (NRL) races against the competition at that race.
Norway's Petter Northug took first in Friday’s 15 k skate race in Beitostolen, Norway, finishing ahead of France's Maurice Manificat by 15 seconds. The race was a warm up for the first World Cup race scheduled for November 24-25 in Gällivare, Sweden.
This is the first of four Fantasy Contests this season… up next is the FIS Marathon Cup contest, followed by the popular Tour de Ski contest, and finally fans can enjoy our Fiemme 2013 Nordic World Championships contest.
The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) is searching for three cross country skiers to depict the two Birkebeiner Warriors and Inga, the mother of baby Prince Haakon, all in full costume, at this year's 40th annual American Birkebeiner ski race.