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Going into the third day of Junior Olympic competition, Friday’s skate individual start, four athletes had a chance to sweep all individual events: Hamish McEwen (Cambridge Sports Union) in J2 boys, Marion Woods (Alaska Winter Stars) in J2 girls, Logan Hanneman (FAST) in J1 boys, and Jessie Diggins (CXC) in OJ girls. When the day was finished, only McEwen was knocked off the top step of the podium.  (He was still second!) Woods, Hanneman, and...

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Minneapolis Marriott City Center and share shuttle buses to the course, 15 minutes away, for training and racing each day. The Junior Olympics were officially opened at Sunday’s opening ceremonies.  Athletes gathered at the hotel and paraded through a section of Minneapolis’s extensive skyway system to the IDS Center, several blocks away.  Video coverage of the opening ceremonies is available below. Particularly exciting for the Midwest team is the return of Jessie Diggins from the...

Today was the third day of racing here in Presque Isle, Maine, and the final day of individual competition: the distance skate races. The J2, J1 and OJ women as well as the J2 boys raced 5k, while the J1/OJ men raced 10k. To start the day off, New England’s Corey Stock claimed the top spot on the podium once again for the J2 girls race. 8.2 seconds behind Stock was Intermountain racer Sloan Storey....

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Today was the second day of racing here in Presque Isle and was the first day of distance, with the J2’s skiing classic 5ks, while the J1/OJ women and men skied 10k and 15ks. The J2 girls started at 10a.m and the boys at 10:30. The conditions for this race were hard and fast making the race very interesting. Corey Stock of New England and Cole Morgan of Intermountain (who also celebrated a birthday today)...

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Even when captured static in an image these guys still look fast.  A look at the Junior National sprint race through the lens of Boulder Nordic Sport and FasterSkier’s Shane MacDowell. buy chantix online, buy ventolin inhaler buy albuterol inhaler,buy combigan online,buy chantix,buy voltaren gel online

Yesterday showed a hard day of racing with constantly changing conditions, but for six junior skiers, the hard work paid off in the form of a national title.  Five of the winners were from New England and one from Intermountain. From the get go, most of the races were up in the air for who could grab the title in each of the age groups.  J1 women’s winner Isabel Caldwell qualified 19th for J1 girls,...

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John Morton received this year’s EISA Service Award for the work he has done in trail design which has so positively affected many communities and nordic skiers; racers and recreational tourists alike.  Many of the EISA college races are run on trails that he has designed or modified, including the new homologated race courses at Trapps Family Lodge in Stowe, VT, and The Jackson Touring Center in New Hampshire. Morton is a two-time Olympian who...

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The City of Lakes Nordic Ski Foundation has issued a Request for Proposal to provide event timing and results reporting at the 2011 USSA Cross Country Junior Olympics scheduled for March 7-12, 2011 and related Cross Country Junior Olympics Qualifying events scheduled for January 23-24, 2010 and January 22-23, 2011.  All events will be held at Theodore Wirth Park in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The City of Lakes Nordic Ski Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation based...