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  • Diggins Eighth in 10K Classic at Ski Tour Canada | USSA - Foundation
    Diggins nearly grabbed seventh but Finland s Kerttu Niskanen lunged a little further to steal the spot by just 0 2 seconds in a close battle That was a very strange race for sure with the narrow course and wind gusts but I was very happy with my skis and I hung tough in the chase pack Diggins said Overall the women s team showed a lot of depth in the 10 5k classic as four U S women finished in the top 30 Sadie Bjornsen Winthrop WA dabbled in the chase pack until two kilometers to go when fatigue set in and dropped back to finish 16th overall Liz Stephen East Montpelier VT finished 22nd just 7 5 second out of the top 20 and Rosie Brennan Park City UT finished 28th Erik Bjornsen Winthrop WA put in a tough fight to lead the U S men in the 17 5k classic race Bjornsen dabbled in the top 25 until 10 5k where he dropped back eventually finishing 31st as Austria s Dominik Baldauf lunged at the line to steal 30th by just 0 4 seconds Competition continues Friday in Quebec City with a freestyle sprint The races will be streamed live at 3 30pm EST on NBC Sports Live Extra HIGHLIGHTS After claiming her 16th victory of the season in a 10 5k classic mass start on Wednesday Norway s Therese Johaug is now one victory away from equaling teammate Marit Bjoergen for the most wins in one season This was Norway s Emil Iversen s first distance win of the season The mass start competition took place in Parc du Mont Royal George Etienne Cartier Monument the oldest skiing site in Canada dating back to 1879 right in the heart of Quebec s largest city It was at this same place that the legendary Montreal Ski Club was founded Norway s Therese Johaug now leads the Ski Tour Canada by 26 8 seconds over teammate Heidi Weng Russia s Sergey Ustiugov still leads the overall Tour by 6 1 seconds over Norway s Emil Iversen Jessie Diggins is fifth in the overall Ski Tour Canada standings followed by Sadie Bjornsen in 12th and Liz Stephen in 25th Erik Bjornsen leads the U S men in 28th in the Ski Tour Canada overall standings STREAMING SCHEDULE times EST Friday March 4 3 30 p m Men s and women s freestyle sprint Quebec City LIVE NBC Sports Live Extra Saturday March 5 3 00 p m Women s 10k freestyle pursuit Quebec City LIVE NBC Sports Live Extra 4 00 p m Men s 15k freestyle pursuit Quebec City LIVE NBC Sports Live Extra Tuesday March 8 3 00 p m Men s and women s classic sprint Canmore LIVE NBC Sports Live Extra Wednesday March 9 12 00 p m Women s 15k skiathlon Canmore LIVE NBC Sports Live Extra 2 30 p m Men s 30k skiathlon Canmore LIVE NBC Sports Live Extra Friday March 11

    Original URL path: http://foundation.ussa.org/news/diggins-eighth-10k-classic-ski-tour-canada (2016-04-30)
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  • Almaty Hill Record for Englund | USSA - Foundation
    I m very happy because I have never had a hill record before However I m still going to have nightmares about my landings They need a lot of work Similar to Saturday Englund came from behind standing 13th after the first round with a jump of 93 5 meters On her second ride she punched it well down the hill at 103 5 meters to eclipse the 103 0 meter mark set by Takanashi on Saturday Almaty had also been kind to Englund this summer when she scored a second place finish in a FIS Ski Jumping Summer Grand Prix Nita s second jump today was one of her best since I met her said coach Vasja Bajc I feel happy for her This season she invested much energy and motivation living alone in foreign country away of her family and friends on her own costs She was dedicated to do something for her career from her first day and it is a joy to work with that kind of athlete even if we sometimes went through hard times I am happy that technically yesterday s and today s second round jumps of both Nita and Tara were as I want to see them but the telemark landing is still a problem Tara Geraghty Moats W Fairlee VT was 15th backing up the 11th she scored on Saturday her two best results of the season She had jumps of 89 0 and 95 0 meters I m very excited to have finally gotten some satisfying results after a frustrating section mid season said Geraghty Moats Hopefully we will have another competition but if this is the last World Cup I m very happy with how I ended the season It was also especially great watch Nita set a new

    Original URL path: http://foundation.ussa.org/news/almaty-hill-record-englund (2016-04-30)
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  • Three Nordic Skiers Nominated to 2016 U.S. Youth Olympic Team | USSA - Foundation
    Steamboat Springs CO and Park City UT Loomis earned his spot with a top five finish in a FIS Nordic Combined Continental Cup at the Utah Olympic Park and Soldier Hollow in Park City UT in December Modeled after the Olympic Games the Youth Olympic Games debuted its winter event in 2012 at Innsbruck Austria Held every four years the Winter Youth Olympic Games will feature over 1 100 athletes aged 15 to 18 from around the world The nordic combined event along with individual ski jumping events for men and women are set for February 16 A mixed team ski jumping event will be February 18 Coupled with the competition the Learn Share program will offer young athletes the opportunity to become ambassadors of their sport through workshops and exercises based around five major themes Olympism Social Responsibility Skills Development Expression and Well Being and Healthy Lifestyles 2016 U S YOUTH OLYMPIC TEAM SKI JUMPING NORDIC COMBINED NOMINEES Nordic Combined Men Ben Loomis Eau Claire WI 17 Flying Eagles Ski Club Loomis is following in the footsteps of older brother Adam who competes on the World Cup tour He solidified his spot on the team with an outstanding weekend in the FIS Nordic Combined Continental Cup in Utah with a fourth place finish He was a member of the 2015 Junior Worlds Team that competed in Almaty Kazakhstan Ski Jumping Men Casey Larson Barrington IL 17 Norge Ski Club Larson grew up ski jumping with the Norge Ski Club in suburban Chicago He was third last season in the U S Junior National Championships and won the first of two qualifying events in Steamboat Springs CO in December to help earn a nomination Women Logan Sankey Steamboat Springs CO 17 Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club A member of the

    Original URL path: http://foundation.ussa.org/news/three-nordic-skiers-nominated-2016-us-youth-olympic-team (2016-04-30)
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  • Noah Hoffman | USSA - Foundation
    skied another impressive race Saturday in the second stage of the Tour de Ski Caldwell 4th in Tour de Ski Opener For the third time this season Sophie Caldwell Peru VT led the U S Cross Country Ski Team in a freestyle sprint race finishing fourth in the Tour de Ski Opener Tour de Ski Kicks Off Jan 1 January 1st marks the 10th anniversary of the Viessmann FIS Tour de Ski a nine day seven stage event in three different countries USA Takes Momentum into Ruka Opener A dozen U S athletes will start this weekend in the Ruka Triple to open the FIS Cross Country World Cup Hoffman s Fantasy Cross Country During an injury in the 2014 15 season Noah Hoffman s endless positivity gave him time to focus on a new project Noah Hoffman s Fantasy Cross Country Summer Racing at Toppidrettsveka The U S Cross Country Ski Team will kickoff its 2015 16 season on wheels Eight members of the team are training in Norway in anticipation of this weekend s three day Toppidrettsveka roller ski competition which will feature a World Cup caliber field Team Names Season Goals The U S Cross Country Ski Team took over the Craft Sportswear Instagram account and shared their goals for the upcoming season with the hashtag myracestartshere Hoffman Caldwell Train With Kids Noah Hoffman and Sophie Caldwell took a brief detour to Belmont Hill School in Boston MA to lead more than 100 young cross country enthusiasts in a dryland training session on Saturday Noah Hoffman SuperTour 10 15k Lahti Skiathlon World Cup 10k Holmenkollen 50k World Cup Freestyle XC Momentum Stage 2 Caldwell fourth Tour de Ski Ruka Triple Fantasy Cross Country Toppidrettsveka Summer Team Goals Boston Dryland Headlines Hoffman and Diggins Win at SuperTour Fi Bjornsen 15th in World Cup Skiathlon Diggins fourth in World Cup Freestyle Hoffman Top American in Oslo 50K Diggins Third In Nove Mestro 10K Freestyle Catching Up With XC Coach Chris Grover Diggins Paces USA in Tour de Ski Stage 2 Caldwell Leads U S In Tour de Ski Opener Stephen Leads 11 Member U S Team at To USA Takes Momentum into Ruka Opener Noah Hoffman s Fantasy Cross Country Cross Country Team to Compete at Toppid Noah Hoffman Quick Facts Hometown Aspen CO Birthplace Evergreen CO Birthdate 08 01 1989 Years on Team 8 Club Ski and Snowboard Club Vail Olympics 2014 Worlds 2011 2013 2015 Results Career Results Nordic Athletes Noah Hoffman Equipment Suppliers Madshus Sponsors Additional Info Height 5 9 Weight 150 Noah Hoffman Websites Facebook Instagram Website Athlete Photo Gallery Athlete Photo Gallery The Hoff as he s known throughout the cross country ski community had an abbreviated World Cup season in 2014 2015 due to an untimely crash and broken fibula at the Kuusamo World Cup in early November Hoffman is known for a dogged temperament and over the last seven seasons the U S Ski Team has seen him take the role of

    Original URL path: http://foundation.ussa.org/athletes/noah-hoffman (2016-04-30)
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  • Torin Koos | USSA - Foundation
    from clubs across the nation for the 2014 U S Cross Country Ski Championships this weekend Torin Koos Sochi 50k XC Finale Cross Country Bridger Skiers Sweep Titles U S Cross Country Ski Champs Headlines Hoffman Skis Impressive 50k Finale Olympic Cross Country Athletes Announced Bridger Skiers Sweep Sprint Titles Soldier Hollow Set for U S Championships Torin Koos Quick Facts Hometown Leavenworth MA Birthplace Minneapolis MN Birthdate 07 19 1980 School University of Utah Westminster College Olympics 2014 Worlds 2001 2003 2005 2007 2009 2011 Results Career Results Nordic Athletes Torin Koos Additional Info Height 6 2 Weight 185 Torin Koos Websites Facebook Website BIOGRAPHY After a ninth place finish at the 2000 Junior World Championships Torin Koos moved up to the World Cup and earned a 12th place finish in his first start in 2001 That result also earned him a spot on his first of six World Championship teams Solid World Cup results then earned him a spot on the 2002 Olympic Team his first of three appearances Koos became the first U S cross country skier to focus soley on sprints and has secured several top 10 World Cup and World Championship finishes including a third place in Estonia in 2007 In 2014 he won the freestyle sprint at the U S Championships taking his sixth U S title and proving that he s ready to ski in Sochi FIRST TRACKS Thanks to his father a former biathalon Olympian Torin Koos began skiing cross country early in his childhood during winters in Washington state He skied for many years before he began competing at age 12 The oldest of three with a younger brother and sister Koos skied and ran for the University of Utah where he was a NCAA First Team All American He is

    Original URL path: http://foundation.ussa.org/athletes/torin-koos (2016-04-30)
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  • Brian Gregg | USSA - Foundation
    race the final event of the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games Spring Holds Strong at Men s 15k Springtime temperatures ruled the course for a second day in a row Friday at the men s 15k classic of the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games Here s Kris Freeman battling the loose and challenging track Hoffman Tops for USA in Skiathlon Noah Hoffman skied into the top spot for the USA Sunday finishing 35th in the Olympic skiathlon at the Laura Cross Country Ski Center Brian Gregg Davos 15K World Cup Gregg Holmenkollen Sochi 50k XC Finale Men s Olympic 15k Hoffman Tops USA in Skiathlon Headlines Diggins Leads U S in Davos Gregg Leads U S Men in Holmenkollen 50K Hoffman Skis Impressive 50k Finale Spring Holds Strong at Men s 15k Hoffman Tops for USA in Skiathlon Brian Gregg Quick Facts Hometown Winthrop WA Birthplace Denver CO Birthdate 06 27 1984 School Western State College University of Alaska Olympics 2014 Results Career Results Nordic Athletes Brian Gregg Additional Info Height 5 8 Weight 160 Brian Gregg Websites Facebook Twitter Website BIOGRAPHY Brian Gregg was an All American cross country skier at the University of Alaska and he followed up his collegiate success with strong results at the U S Championships and the U S SuperTour So far he has 20 U S SuperTour podiums with five wins He also has ten World Cup starts and six NorAm top tens After barely missing the cut for the 2011 and 2013 World Championship teams Gregg is headed to Sochi after taking second in the 30k freestyle race at U S Championships FIRST TRACKS Brian Gregg and his twin brother learned how to ski on a single pair of cross country skis He received great instruction in the Methow Valley in Washington

    Original URL path: http://foundation.ussa.org/athletes/brian-gregg (2016-04-30)
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  • Kris Freeman | USSA - Foundation
    the 50k freestyle mass start at Holmenkollen Hoffman 27th in Sunny 50k Noah Hoffman finished 27th and led the U S Cross Country Team in the 50k classic on Sunday the climatic close to the 2013 FIS World Nordic Ski Championships USA 10th in World Champs Relay Andy Newell Kris Freeman Noah Hoffman and anchor Tad Elliott finished 10th in the men s 4x10k relay at World Championships Strong World Champs XC Team Named A strong team of 13 was named by the USSA for the upcoming FIS Nordic Ski World Championships in Val di Fiemme Randall Stephen Top 15 in Tour Kikkan Randall finished 12th Liz Stephen 15th as the seven stage Tour de Ski came to a close Kris Freeman 43rd Birkie Super Tour Ruka Triple Hoffman Falun Sochi 50k XC Finale Men s Olympic 15k Hoffman Tops USA in Skiathlon APU Nordic Takes Championships Freeman Wins Distance National Holmenkollen 50k Hoffman 27th in 50k Men s Relay World Champs Stage Seven Headlines Americans Among Favorites At 43rd Birkie Flowers and Freeman Ski To Super Tour Wins USA Takes Momentum into Ruka Opener Hoffman Leads US in Falun 15k Hoffman Skis Impressive 50k Finale Spring Holds Strong at Men s 15k Hoffman Tops for USA in Skiathlon APU Nordic Dominates U S Championships Freeman Wins Distance National Hoffman Leads at Holmenkollen Hoffman 27th in Sunny 50k USA 10th in World Champs Relay Kris Freeman Quick Facts Hometown Andover NH Birthplace Concord NH Birthdate 10 14 1980 Years on Team 10 Club Ski and Snowboard Club Vail Olympics 2002 2006 2010 Worlds 2001 2003 2005 2007 2009 2011 Results Career Results Nordic Athletes Kris Freeman Equipment Suppliers Fischer Sponsors Additional Info Height 5 11 Weight 175 Kris Freeman Websites Faster Skier Blog Twitter Athlete Photo Gallery Athlete Photo Gallery BIOGRAPHY Despite managing his illness as a Type 1 diabetic for over a decade Kris Freeman has posted the best U S cross country distance results since the Bill Koch era of the early 1980s and continues to lead as the veteran of the Team The New Hampshire native s accolades include winning the inaugural Under 23 championships race in Italy being the first American to qualify for the exclusive Red Group the top 30 athletes on the World Cup circuit and among others narrowly missing the medals placing fourth at the 2003 and 2009 World Championships the best U S result in over two decades Following a very strong 2011 World Cup season Freeman was off the pace a bit in 2012 as he looked for a new balance in managing his diabetes while competing He wrapped up the season strong winning a pair of SuperTours in Vermont and taking his 15th U S title KRIS SAYS I continue to work with my endocrinologists and Eli Lilly to innovate new ways to regulate my diabetes throughout the grueling World Cup season By focusing equal energy on keeping my sugar from being either too low or too high I had

    Original URL path: http://foundation.ussa.org/athletes/kris-freeman (2016-04-30)
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  • Nordic Athletes | USSA - Foundation
    MN Nov 7 1980 Loppet Nordic Racing Noah Hoffman Aspen CO Aug 1 1989 Ski and Snowboard Club Vail Cross Country D Team Name Hometown Date of Birth Club Patrick Caldwell Lyme NH Feb 18 1994 SMS T2 Julia Kern Waltham MA Sep 12 1997 Stratton Mountain School Katharine Ogden Landgrove VT Nov 17 1997 Stratton Mountain School Ben Saxton Lakeville MN Jun 3 1993 SMS T2 Nordic Combined A Team Name Hometown Date of Birth Club Bryan Fletcher Steamboat Springs CO Jun 27 1986 Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Taylor Fletcher Steamboat Springs CO May 11 1990 Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Ski Jumping A Team Name Hometown Date of Birth Club Nita Englund Oct 28 2015 Sarah Hendrickson Park City UT Aug 1 1994 Women s Ski Jumping USA Olympic Alumni Team Name Hometown Date of Birth Club Nick Alexander Lebanon NH Aug 24 1988 National Sports Academy Lake Placid Holly Brooks Anchorage AK Apr 17 1982 Alaska Pacific University Nordic Center Nick Fairall Andover NH Jul 6 1989 Kris Freeman Andover NH Oct 14 1980 Ski and Snowboard Club Vail Peter Frenette Saranac Lake NY Feb 24 1992 Brian Gregg Winthrop WA Jun 27 1984 Anders Johnson Park City UT Apr 23 1989 Torin Koos Leavenworth MA Jul 19 1980 Todd Lodwick Steamboat Springs CO Nov 21 1976 Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Coaches Jason Cork Jason Cork has worked with the USSA since 2012 and was recently named head men s coach in 2014 Position XC Head Coach Mens Hometown North Pole AK Chris Grover Chris Grover started his coaching career in 1993 as an assistant coach at the Stratton Mountain School In 1995 he moved to the Sun Valley Ski Team before taking the head cross country coach position at Mt Bachelor Ski Ed Foundation

    Original URL path: http://foundation.ussa.org/athletes/all/nordic (2016-04-30)
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