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.
Each athlete accepting the nomination to U.S. Cross Country Ski Team receives world class program support, along with access to the USSA Center of Excellence, as well as athletic benefits including an elite coaching, sport science, sports medicine and high performance staff, and education opportunities.
An official team announcement will be made in the fall.
U.S. Cross Country Ski Team
2016-17 Team Nominations
Simi Hamilton (Aspen, CO; SMS T2; 5/14/87)
Andrew Newell (Shaftsbury, VT; SMS T2; 11/30/83)
Sadie Bjornsen (Winthrop, WA; Alaska Pacific University Nordic Center; 11/21/89)
Sophie Caldwell (Peru, VT; SMS T2; 3/22/90)
Jessie Diggins (Afton, MN; SMS T2; 8/26/91)
Kikkan Randall (Anchorage, AK; Alaska Pacific University Nordic Center; 12/31/82)
Ida Sargent (Orleans, VT; Craftsbury Green Racing Project; 1/25/88)
Liz Stephen (East Montpelier, VT; Burke Mountain Academy; 1/12/87)
Erik Bjornsen (Winthrop, WA; Alaska Pacific University Nordic Center; 7/14/91)
Noah Hoffman (Aspen, CO; Ski and Snowboard Club Vail; 8/1/89)
Rosie Brennan (Anchorage, AK; Alaska Pacific University Nordic Center; 12/2/88)
Patrick Caldwell (Lyme, NH; SMS T2; 2/18/94)
Ian Torchia (Rochester, MN; Northern Michigan University; 3/8/96)
Hannah Halvorsen (Truckee, CA; Sugar Bowl Academy; 02/19/98)
Julia Kern (Waltham, MA; Cambridge Sports Union; 9/12/97)
Katharine Ogden (Landgrove, VT; Stratton Mountain School; 11/17/97)