Here’s a quick results recap from today’s SuperTour classic sprint in Soldier Hollow. Stay tuned tomorrow for detailed coverage including comments from athletes.
On a second warm and slow day of classic racing, temperatures in Soldier Hollow, UT climbed into the low 50’s as athletes raced through the heats of the 1.5 kilometer sprint.
In the women’s race, Katharine Ogden (USST/SMS T2) won each round of racing, from the qualifier to the final, where she stopped the clock in 5:01.63. Caitlin Patterson (CGRP) was second for women (+0.48), with Hannah Rudd (BSF Pro Team) in third (+1.53).
The men’s final saw a surprise upset. After JC Schoonmaker (USST/UAA) won the qualifier, and took first in his quarterfinal, and semi, it was Magnus Bøe (U of Colo.) whose tactics and strength carried him over the line in 4:08.28 for the men’s win. Bøe narrowly edged out Karl Schultz (SVSEF) who finished second (+0.35), with Schoonmaker hanging on for third (+4.58).
Women’s Qualifier (not available) | Heats
Rachel is an endurance sport enthusiast based in the Roaring Fork Valley of Colorado. You can find her cruising around on skinny skis, running in the mountains with her pup, or chasing her toddler (born Oct. 2018). Instagram: @bachrunner4646