Photo Gallery: Pre-Race, U.S. Nationals Classic Sprint

BrainspiralJanuary 2, 2013
Teams make wax adjustments the morning of the classic sprint at Soldier Hollow. The first starter gets on course at 10:00 am MST.

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MIDWAY, Utah — Less than an hour remains until the first event of U.S. Nationals begins. Athletes arrived at Soldier Hollow Wednesday morning to brisk temperatures, overcast skies and a light dusting of new snow. Despite all the skate ski chatter that’s gone on, many athletes were warming up on classic equipment.

There are 221 men and 155 women on the classic sprint start list; qualification begins at 10:00 am and heats start at 1:00 pm MST. While you wait for results to start coming in this morning, here’s a snapshot of the scene in the stadium.

Live results at Summit Timing.


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