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Coming off his senior season at Colby College, Andrew Egger, 22, of Minneapolis, Minnesota, submitted the following article on how cross-country skiing has shaped his life and prepared him for the Marines. Egger grew up skiing with Loppet Nordic Racing (LNR) and the Benilde-St. Margaret’s School ski team and qualified for U23 World Championships this past winter, racing to 47th in the freestyle sprint in Goms, Switzerland. On May 27, he will be commissioning as a...

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In an effort to showcase the North Americans who competed at last week’s International Ski Federation (FIS) 2018 Nordic Junior/U23 World Championships in Goms, Switzerland, we asked those qualifying athletes several questions about themselves — actually, we had them fill in the blanks. Here we have 22-year-old Andrew Egger, of Colby College, who represented the U.S. at his first U23 Worlds. Last week in Goms, Egger placed 47th in the freestyle sprint. *** “My full...

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — No two races are exactly alike, the saying goes, and there’s a lot of truth to this cliché. But if you step back just a little bit, two race days can start to look awfully similar to one another. For example, for the second time this week, a Hanneman brother won the sprint qualifier, Reese Hanneman won the final, and Alaska Pacific University (APU) put three athletes in the final and two on...

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In Part III of “The Road to Jackson”, we hear from Colby College’s Olivia Amber, Amy Bianco, Silas Eastman, and Zane Fields, all of whom qualified for NCAA Skiing Championships, which open Thursday at the Jackson Ski Touring Center in Jackson, N.H. “NCAA’s to me, is just kind of that icing on the cake, one last time to give it your all, just do it for all the years that we put so much work into...