U.S. nationals in Houghton, Mich. concluded last weekend with the 1.5 k classic sprints on the Michigan Tech Trails. Here are a collection of photos recapping the final day of the 2016 championships. Special thanks to Christopher Schmidt.
After a week of hard racing, Eric Packer achieved a longtime dream of winning his first national title in Saturday's classic sprint, the last race of U.S. nationals in Houghton, Mich. He outlunged APU teammate Reese Hanneman, the national skate-sprint champion, by 0.67 seconds.