August 14, 2018 — The National Nordic Foundation, known as NNF, is pleased to announce the addition of Kikkan Randall to the Board of Directors. Kikkan, a 2018 U.S. Nordic Skiing Olympic gold medalist, joins Billy Demong, U.S. Nordic Combined Olympic gold medalist, and the NNF Board to lead the development of the next generation of U.S. nordic athletes and future gold medalists.
“I can’t think of a better person to add to our Board,” said NNF President, Joey Caterinichio. “Kikkan is the epitome of community success in our nation. Kikkan developed from her community to the top of the world with support from the NNF along the way and gives back so much.”
“I am thrilled to be joining the NNF Board,” said Kikkan Randall, “NNF’s support early in my career was crucial for getting access to international experience. Now I look forward to sharing my experience with the NNF Board to support our upcoming nordic champions!”
About the NNF
The mission of the National Nordic Foundation is to support athletic excellence in developing nordic skiing at all levels in the United States. The NNF has funded over one million dollars to U.S. nordic skiing development initiatives through our Pillar Projects. More details on our programs can be found on our website: www.nnf.ski. Through the outstanding fundraising efforts of individual donors, clubs and among skiing communities, the NNF bridges financial barriers to increases access and development that otherwise wouldn’t exist for our top U.S. athletes. NNF funding directly supports athletes and training programs across the entire nation, clubs and divisions. Board Members include: Joey Caterinichio, Craig Ward, Billy Demong, Jenny Barba, Reid Lutter, Gunther Kern, Yuriy Guzev and Kikkan Randall.