In this episode of Nordic Nation, we feature U.S. Ski Team physician Dr. Larry Gaul. We caught up with Gaul back in late January while he was in Utah for U23/Junior World Championships.
Gaul has a long history working with the U.S. Ski Team’s cross-country athletes as the chief medical officer at the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Association (USSA). And on the international side of things, Gaul serves on the International Ski Federation’s (FIS) Medical Committee. It was part of his FIS duties that brought him to this year’s U23/Junior Worlds at Soldier Hollow near Midway, Utah, where he served as the FIS medical supervisor during the weeklong competition.
Listen up to hear about Gaul’s role with the U.S. team and FIS.
Here’s a link to the FIS Medical Guide
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