U.S. Ski Team cross country racer Ida Sargent (Orleans, VT) scored a career best Friday, powering to a ninth place finish in the opening classic sprint at the Ruka Triple mini tour World Cup at Kuusamo in northern Finland.
We are going to have another flash race at Twin Birch Golf Course in Kalkaska, Saturday, December 1 at 11:00am. This will be very low key (no entry, no prizes, and no announced placings). Approx 7km. Use as a training race or just a workout.
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.