The U.S. Cross Country Ski Team has announced its nominations for the 2016-17 season. Nominations include those active athletes who qualified based on published selection criteria in the prior season.
This year, some of the biggest names in nordic skiing headed to the Engadin Ski Marathon in St. Mortiz, Switzerland—the biggest skate ski race in the world. Included in the list of impressive athletes and Olympians was Tiger Shaw.
USSA has developed a strategic partnership with top sports advertising agency Adore Creative to produce branding spots for both the U.S. Ski Team and U.S. Grand Prix.
The 2016 USSA SuperTour Finals concluded with Jessie Diggins claiming her third individual victory of the series, while Erik Bjornsen claimed his second.
Team APU 1 took the victory in the 4x5k mixed relay at the third day of the 2016 USSA SuperTour Finals and L.L. Bean U.S. Long Distance National Championships.
Jessie Diggins snagged her second win of the SuperTour Finals while Erik Bjornsen grabbed the win for the men in Tuesday’s classic sprint.
The 2016 USSA SuperTour Finals and L.L. Bean U.S. Long Distance National Championships kicked off on Monday at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center, with a 15/10k individual freestyle race.
Julia Kern led the U.S. team with two podium finishes in the final weekend of racing at the U.S. Spring OPA trip in Toblach.
Jessie Diggins dup deep in the eighth and final stage to claim fifth overall in the final Ski Tour Canada standings.
With one stage remaining in the Ski Tour Canada, Jessie Diggins continues to hold on to fifth overall in the Tour standings.
After the sixth stage of the Ski Tour Canada, Jessie Diggins (Afton, MN) moved back up to fifth in the overall Tour standings, while Sadie Bjornsen (Winthrop, WA) moved to 11th.
Julia Kern finished third in the U20 15k freestyle mass start at the OPA Cup in Germany.
Jessie Diggins and Erik Bjornsen led the U.S. team in a FIS World Cup 1.5k classic sprint in fifth state of the Ski Tour Canada in Canmore Tuesday.
Telemark in Cable, WI will play host to yet another prestigious race to be added to the repertoire, the annual 2016 USSA Cross Country Ski Junior National Championships, March 6-12.
The FIS Nordic Combined World Cup season wrapped up Sunday with Taylor Fletcher finishing 23rd and brother Bryan 29th.
Two U.S. women skied to a top-10 finish in a FIS World Cup 10k freestyle pursuit in the Ski Tour Canada on Saturday. Jessie Diggins (Afton, MN) finished fifth overall while Sadie Bjornsen (Winthrop, WA) finished 10th.
Taylor Fletcher led the USA, finishing 27th in a FIS Nordic Combined World Cup.
Ski Tour Canada continued with the third event Friday as Sadie Bjornsen and Simi Hamilton both finished eighth to led the U.S. Team in the 1.5/1.7k freestyle sprint.
Jessie Diggins led the U.S. Team for the second day, finishing eighth in a FIS Nordic World Cup 10.5k classic mass start race.