Photos and a video from the second day of racing at 2015 U.S. Junior Nationals, with podium shots from the 5- and 10-kilometer freestyle individual races at Auburn Ski Club in Soda Springs, Calif.
Field reports from the Teams at US Cross Country Nationals Temperatures near zero with high winds made for cold dry snow for the week of US Nationals. Anticipating the colder temperatures we focused on hardening our ski bases prior to the races with Toko LF Blue and Toko Cold Powder. It turned out that HF Blue and Cold Powder consistently won the parrafin test and we ran it all week. For the 15km Freestyle I...
Rosie Brennan didn't let a hefty amount of fresh snow hold her back, qualifying in second in a blizzard then dominating each of her heats, including the classic-sprint final, at U.S. nationals on Tuesday. With the exception of Becca Rorabaugh and Anne Hart, the rest of the women's A-final achieved career bests by making it to the final.
There was no shortage of excitement in the women's 10 k freestyle at the 2015 U.S. Cross Country Championships on Sunday, as Caitlin Gregg earned her first win of the season after returning from Europe. It wasn't without contest, however, as a strong APU team of Rosie Brennan, Chelsea Holmes, and Jessica Yeaton were also in the hunt.
Heads turned and ears perked up alongside the course at U.S. Cross Country Championships on Sunday as Kyle Bratrud was rumored to be leading the men's 15 k freestyle individual start. In fact, the Northern Michigan senior led from start to finish, and ended up winning for his first top 20 at nationals.