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Caterinichio Named Nordic Program Manager

04/12/2012

PARK CITY, UT (April 12) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) announced that longtime cross country coach and former racer Joey Caterinichio (Anchorage) has been named nordic program manager for the USSA. With the primary responsibility of serving as administrator for the cross country, nordic combined and ski jumping programs,...

2012 USSA SuperTour FINAL!

03/31/2012

Thanks to all the Organizers and Athletes for a great 2012 USSA SuperTour series!  With the challenging weather conditions experienced all across the country the winter, there were still some stellar events and races to challenge a strong field of competitors.  Back to training now!

 

Season results for the top 4 are as follows:...

Freeman Takes Season Finale U.S. Title

03/31/2012

CRAFTSBURY, VT (March 31) - Veteran Kris Freeman (Andover, NH/Ski and Snowboard Club Vail) capped off the season with his 15th career U.S. title, winning the 50k mass start in Craftsbury. Freeman battled teammate Tad Elliott (Durango,CO/Ski and Snowboard Club Vail) the entire distance with a mind boggling 32 laps on the 1.5k Craftsbury course,...

Randall Wins 30k U.S. Championship

03/30/2012

CRAFTSBURY, VT (March 30) – Overall World Cup sprint champion Kikkan Randall (Anchorage) proved dominance in her repertoire of disciplines as she won the 30k U.S. Championship in Craftsbury, VT. The win marks Randall's 17th U.S. Championship title and comes as...

Cross Country Ends Season Strong

03/18/2012

FALUN, Sweden (March 18) – The U.S. Women’s Cross Country Ski Team wrapped up the season with a strong pursuit finale in Falun. Kikkan Randall (Anchorage), who started seventh, dropped one spot to eighth. Both...

Randall Beaming With Historic Globe

03/18/2012

FALUN, Sweden (March 18) – American Kikkan Randall (Anchorage) validated another major milestone in her career, collecting a hard-earned Joska crystal globe as the FIS Cross Country World Cup sprint champion at the season finale in Sweden. Randall became the first...

Randall Leads USA in Mass Start

03/17/2012

FALUN, Sweden (March 17) - Poland's Justyna Kowalczyk took a decisive win in the women's 10k mass start in Falun as Kikkan Randall (Anchorage) led the USA in 14th, dropping one spot to...
Randall Leads Strong Prologue for Women

03/16/2012

FALUN, Sweden (March 16) - Kikkan Randall (Anchorage) led a strong U.S. women's push in the 2.2k prologue event in Falun at World Cup Finals. Randall was seventh with Jessie Diggins (Afton, MN) eighth and Liz Stephen 13th. Randall now stands fifth in the Finals mini-tour after the opening sprint in Stockholm Wednesday and Friday's prologue....

Randall Wraps Sprint Title Season

03/14/2012

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (March 14) - Kikkan Randall (Anchorage) wrapped up an historic FIS World Cup title season in Stockholm's historic old city finishing eighth in the classic sprint finale. Teammate...

Randall Top for U.S. in 30k Classic

03/11/2012

OSLO, Norway (March 11) – Sprint star Kikkan Randall (Anchorage) showed another promising side of her athletic abilities as she finished 21st in a 30k classic race at Holmenkollen Sunday. Skiing in as high as 13th position with a group just behind the leaders,...

Freeman Shows Strong in Norway

03/10/2012

OSLO, Norway (March 10) - Kris Freeman (Andover, NH) skied a strong race Saturday to finish 22nd in a 50k classic mass start at Holmenkollen in Oslo. Freeman was just 24 seconds behind winner Eldar Roenning of Norway's 2:32:27.1 over the challenging Holmenkollen...
Fletcher Soars to Breakout Win

03/10/2012

OLSO, Norway (March 10) - Bryan Fletcher (Steamboat Springs, CO) capped a breakout season with a career first victory in the FIS Nordic Combined World Cup season finale at Holmenkollen in Oslo. Fletcher, whose previous best came last month in fourth, jumped to...

Fletcher Leads Strong U.S. Finish

03/09/2012

OSLO, Norway (March 9) - Bryan Fletcher (Steamboat Springs, CO) continued to pace the U.S. Ski Team finishing 14th in the first event of the season finale at Holmenkollen in Oslo. Billy...
Hendrickson Ends Season With Ninth Win

03/09/2012

OSLO, Norway (March 9) - The FIS World Cup season ended as it started for young Sarah Hendrickson (Park City, UT), who soared to victory in the finale at Holmenkollen in Oslo Friday. Hendrickson opened the inaugural World Cup season for women's ski jumpers with a win three months ago in Lillehammer, several hours north. Over the course of three...

Kikkan Randall Takes World Cup Title

03/07/2012

DRAMMEN, Norway (March 7) - Kikkan Randall (Anchorage) put the exclamation mark on a day of historic benchmarks for the U.S. Ski Team, clinching the FIS Cross Country World Cup sprint title while finishing 11th in a classic sprint in Drammen. Randall now has an insurmountable lead going into the season sprint finale next week in Stockholm. It's...

Randall Nears Sprint Title

03/04/2012

LAHTI, Finland (March 4) - The U.S. Ski Team's Kikkan Randall (Anchorage) inched ever closer to the FIS World Cup sprint title Sunday, finishing fifth in a hard fought battle in the Lahti classic sprint. Norway's Marit Bjoergen took the win. Randall now holds a...

Number 8 for Sarah Hendrickson

03/03/2012

ZAO, Japan (March 4) - America's Sarah Hendrickson continued her dominance of the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup with her eight victory of the season in Zao Sunday. Hendrickson led both rounds over Japan's Sara Takanashi. Hendrickson clinched the overall World Cup title on Saturday. She will be at Holmenkollen in Oslo next weekend for her final...

Randall Leads Strong Team Showing

03/03/2012

LAHTI, Finland (March 3) - Kikkan Randall (Anchorage) led three Americans into the points in a World Cup skiathlon event Saturday in Lahti. Randall was 12th followed by Jessie Diggins...

Fletcher Locks Down Another Top 10

03/03/2012

LAHTI, Finland (March 3) - Bryan Fletcher (Steamboat Springs, CO) skied to another impressive top 10 finish of the season in an individual Gundersen FIS Nordic Combined World Cup in Lahti Saturday. Fletcher jumped to fourth then held on in the cross country stage...

Sarah Hendrickson Clinches World Cup Title

03/03/2012

ZAO, Japan (March 3) - A season which began with an historic debut World Cup win by Sarah Hendrickson (Park City, UT) reached its pinnacle Saturday as the American teen clinched the overall title in the inaugural World Cup season for women's ski jumping. Hendrickson, 17, opened the day with a win then hung on to the runnerup spot in a rare...

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