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physical and emotional pain. (For all the details, you’ll have to listen to the podcast episode below.) As a middle schooler, Knori was diagnosed with severe rheumatoid arthritis. Knori skied at CU and notched 15th in the classic sprint at this year’s U23 Nordic World Championships in Utah. Clearly, Knori didn’t let her autoimmune condition dictate her goal setting. Bottom line, Knori  is as tough as they come. And she’s a sixth-generation Jackson Hole native and new...

In an effort to showcase the North Americans competing at this week’s International Ski Federation (FIS) 2017 USANA Nordic Junior World Championships and U23 Cross Country World Championships at Soldier Hollow in Midway, Utah, we asked those qualifying athletes several questions about themselves — actually, we had them fill in the blanks. Here we have 22-year-old Jesse Knori, of the University of Colorado-Boulder Ski Team, who’s representing the U.S. at her first U23 Worlds. On...

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Rebecca Watson, the board chair of the High Plains division, was surprised by an email saying that USSA was ending the affiliation agreement with the division - without warning or a probationary period to improve the weaknesses that USSA says it finds in Wyoming. Others on the Cross Country Committee, which is now set to discuss the topic at USSA Congress, said they were also surprised.

The Jackson Hole Ski & Snowboard Club is pleased to announce the hiring of Ben Morley as our Nordic Program Director and Head Coach.  Ben was born and raised in Jackson Hole and has spent his life Nordic racing and coaching.  After competing at the junior level with JHSC, Ben raced at the NCAA Division 1 College level for Western State College, with a podium at Junior Nationals.Subsequent to his junior racing career, he finished his...

Selection for the camp is based on results from US Junior Championships, held in Stowe, Vermont using a system of best 2 of the 3 individual results. In addition to the automatic selections of the top twenty boys and top twenty girls based on JN results, each USSA division is afforded two discretionary picks of one boy and one girl in addition to however many may have qualified via the JN selection procedure. It is...