SUN VALLEY, Idaho — U.S. Ski Team rookies and Stratton Mountain School teammates Julia Kern and Katharine Ogden (last weekend’s SuperTour 10 kilometer freestyle race winner) sat down with FasterSkier this week to discuss their summer training with the U.S. Ski Team (USST) and how they are feeling coming into the race season.
Kern also provided a unique preview of the 1.3-kilometer course that will be used for Saturday’s SuperTour classic sprint at the Lake Creek trails in Sun Valley.
Gabby Naranja considers herself a true Mainer, having grown up in the northern most part of the state playing hockey and roofing houses with her five brothers. She graduated from Bates College where she ran cross-country, track, and nordic skied. She spent this past winter in Europe and is currently in Montana enjoying all that the U.S. northwest has to offer.