Other NewsNational U16 Camp Selections and Program for Summer 2016

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The seventh edition of the NNF/USSA National U16 Camp will be held Sunday July 24, 2016 (arrival day) to Sunday, July 31 2016(departure day) on the campus of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota. The NU16 camp brings together the top U16 Boys and Girls from across the USA for a week of intensive training and ski sport education as one of the first steps in the USSA National Development Pipeline. The National Nordic Foundation has designated the NU16 camp as one of its Pillar Projects and the NNF has been instrumental in helping the NU16 Camp grow into one of our country’s key athlete development initiatives. The camp rotates in location throughout the country and this year’s camp will be held in the Midwest on the St. Scholastica Campus in Duluth. MN. St. Scholastica and the surrounding area provide ideal training venues in a beautiful natural setting. US Ski Team staff will lead the camp along with a selection of top regional coaches from across the US. Selection for the camp is based on results from this year’s US Junior Championships, held in Cable, WI. In addition to the top twenty boys and top twenty girls selected via JN results, each USSA Division is afforded two discretionary picks of one boy and one girl(must have competed as a U16 last season). The discretionary selections are in addition to however many skiers may have qualified via the JN selection procedure. It is up to each division to select these discretionary picks and forward those selections onto the camp director, Rick Kapala of the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation rick@svsef.org. Please provide these divisional selections no later than May 1st, 2016 and also be sure to inform the discretionary picks of their selection.

Attendees are required to organize their own flights or ground transport into Duluth, MN to arrive on Sunday, July 24 by 8pm and to depart on the following Sunday, July 31 by 5pm. Lodging, meals and all associated camp costs are included in the camp fee of $675.00. Skiers who have been selected through the JN selection procedure (see attached list) may immediately confirm their attendance by emailing Camp Director Rick Kapala at rick@svsef.org. Divisional leaders should make their discretionary selections as soon as possible and inform both Rick Kapala and the selected athletes of their naming. Please assist us by disseminating this announcement and selection list to the selected skiers in your divisions so that they are aware of this opportunity.

Once participants have confirmed their participation by emailing Rick Kapala rick@svsef.org, they will receive a registration packet via email with camp forms, schedule, camp info and payment instructions.

THE FINAL DATE for PARTICIPANT CONFIRMATION IS FRIDAY MAY 27TH, 2016

Thank you to all of the committed athletes, coaches, sponsors, race organizers and parents who are helping elevate our sport of Cross Country Ski Racing across the USA.

2016 National U16 Camp Selections based on Junior National Championships, Cable, WI.

(World Cup scoring based on best 2 results, both the sprint qualifier and the final results are scored but a skier may only use either the Qual or the Final)

Boys Selections

  1. Anders SONNESYN (WAYZETA NORDIC SKI CLUB)
  2. Gus SCHUMACHER (ALASKA WINTER STARS)
  3. Luke JAGER (ALASKA PACIFIC UNIV. NSC)
  4. Scott SCHULZ (NEW YORK SEF)
  5. Samuel YORK (ALASKA PACIFIC UNIV. NSC)
  6. Ben OGDEN (STRATTON MOUNTAIN SCHOOL)
  7. James Clinton SCHOONMAKER (AUBURN SKI CLUB)
  8. Ti DONALDSON (NORDIC SKI CLUB FAIRBANKS – FXC)
  9. Adam WITKOWSKI (STRATTON MOUNTAIN SCHOOL)
  10. Conor MUNNS (STRATTON MOUNTAIN SCHOOL)
  11. Thomas GEBHARDS (MCCALL SKI TEAM)
  12. Andrew HULL (ALASKA WINTER STARS)
  13. Sam HODGES (FROST MOUNTAIN NORDIC)
  14. Johnny HAGENBUCH (SUN VALLEY SEF)
  15. Cameron WOLFE (SKI AND SNOWBOARD CLUB VAIL)
  16. Hayden HALVORSEN (SUGAR BOWL ACADEMY)
  17. Greg BURT (MANSFIELD NORDIC CLUB)
  18. James KITCH (CAMBRIDGE SPORTS UNION)
  19. Keenan PETERS (THE UTAH NORDIC ALLIANCE)
  20. Peter MOORE (ENDURANCE UNITED)

Girls Selections

  1. Sydney PALMER-LEGER (PCNSC)
  2. Abigail JARZIN (ASHWAUBENON NORDIC SKI TEAM)
  3. Margaret GELLERT (ALASKA WINTER STARS)
  4. Novie MCCABE (METHOW VALLEY NORDIC SEF)
  5. Anna LEHMANN (STRATTON MOUNTAIN SCHOOL)
  6. Mae CHALMERS (STRATTON MOUNTAIN SCHOOL)
  7. Kelly KOCH (LOPPET NORDIC RACING)
  8. Callie YOUNG (CRAFTSBURY NORDIC)
  9. Waverly GEBHARDT (STEAMBOAT SPRINGS WSC)
  10. Jenae RASMUSSEN (WASATCH NORDIC SA)
  11. Laura APPLEBY (CAMBRIDGE SPORTS UNION)
  12. Bridget DONOVAN (SKI AND SNOWBOARD CLUB VAIL)
  13.  Sarah MORGAN (WASATCH NORDIC SA)
  14. Phoebe SWEET (CRAFTSBURY NORDIC)
  15. Ezra SMITH (SUMMIT NORDIC SKI CLUB)
  16. Charlotte OGDEN (STRATTON MOUNTAIN SCHOOL)
  17. Sofia SANCHEZ (AUBURN SKI CLUB)
  18. Avery HARRINGTON (STEAMBOAT SPRINGS WSC)
  19. Annabel HAGEN (JACKSON HOLE SC)
  20. Siri BOHACEK (LOPPET NORDIC RACING)

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