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Diggins Remains USA Leader at Tour de Ski

01/06/2016

OBERSTDORF, Germany (January 6, 2016) – Jessie Diggins (Afton, MN) led the U.S. women’s team finishing 23rd with Sadie Bjornsen (Winthrop, WA) following close behind in 26th in a 10k classic mass start on Wednesday. After five stages of the Tour de Ski, Diggins and Bjornsen still remain in the top 15 standing 12th and 14th ...

Fairall Returns to Bischoshofen

01/06/2016

BISCHOFSHOFEN, Austria (Jan. 6, 2015) - A courageous Nick Fairall returned to the towering ski jump in Bischoshofen Tuesday, seeking closure and to say thanks on the one year anniversary of a training accident while preparing for the final round of the Springertournee. Fairall, who won the Olympic Trails for the USA in 2014, took a ride to the...

Tour Win for Caldwell

01/05/2016

OBERSTDORF, Germany (January 5, 2016) – Sophie Caldwell (Peru, VT) scored a career first World Cup win Tuesday in a 1.2k classic sprint, out lunging Norway’s Heidi Weng in the finals of the Tour de Ski stage in Oberstdorf. It was the first time a U.S. skier has won a classic sprint and left Caldwell in third position in the Tour de Ski sprint...

Bender and Hanneman Grab Sprint Titles

01/04/2016

HOUGHTON, Michigan (January, 4 2016) – Jennie Bender, of Bridger Ski Foundation, and Reese Hanneman, of Alaska Pacific University Nordic Center, ruled the 1.5k freestyle sprints in day two of the U.S. Cross Country Ski Championships presented by L.L. Bean.

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Patterson Siblings Sweep Classic Titles

01/03/2016

HOUGHTON, Michigan (January, 3 2016) – The U.S. Cross Country Ski Championships, presented by L.L. Bean, began Sunday on the aggressive Michigan Tech Trails. Titles in the 15/10k individual start classic event went to siblings, Scott Patterson (Alaska Pacific University Nordic Ski Center) and Caitlin Patterson (Craftsbury Green Racing Project)...

Diggins and Bjornsen Crack Top 10 at Tour de Ski

01/03/2016

LENZERHEIDE, Switzerland (January, 3 2016) – Jessie Diggins (Afton, MN) and Sadie Bjornsen (Winthrop, WA) skied into the top 10 to lead the U.S. team in stage three, a 5k freestyle pursuit, at the Tour de Ski Sunday.

“I had a speedy Jessie to hang on to, which helped a lot,” said Bjornsen, who skied to ninth on the day, one position...

Live Streaming From the U.S. Championships

01/02/2016

HOUGHTON, MI (January 2, 2016) – The U.S. Cross Country Ski Championships presented by L.L. Bean, kick off Sunday, January 3 in Houghton, Michigan with fans being able to follow the action live each day through live streaming coverage courtesy of a partnership...

Diggins Paces USA in Tour de Ski Stage 2

01/02/2016

LENZERHEIDE, Switzerland (January 2, 2016) – The U.S. women’s team skied another impressive race Saturday in the second stage of the Tour de Ski, placing three in the top 20 in a 15k classic mass start.

Caldwell Leads U.S. In Tour de Ski Opener

01/01/2016

LENZERHEIDE, Switzerland (January 1, 2016) – For the third time this season, Sophie Caldwell (Peru, VT) led the U.S. Cross Country Ski Team in a freestyle sprint race. In the first round of the eight-stage Tour de Ski, Caldwell qualified second in the 1.5k freestyle sprint and just missed the podium, finishing fourth and leading three American...

Stephen Leads 11-Member U.S. Team at Tour de Ski

12/31/2015

LENZERHEIDE, Switzerland (December, 31 2015) - January 1 marks the 10th anniversary of the Viessmann FIS Tour de Ski presented by Craft Sportswear. This nine day, seven-stage event is a whirlwind of competitive competition and grueling courses between three different countries, January 1-10. Not only does this event test the endurance of the...

Top 2015 Jumping/Combined Moments

12/31/2015

As 2015 draws to a close, here's a look at some of the top moments of the year from America's top nordic combined and ski jumping athletes.
 
Bryan...
11 Best Cross Country Moments of 2015

12/29/2015

2015 has been a remarkable year for the U.S. Cross Country Ski Team. History was made, unforgettable moments were shared and most of all, the U.S. Ski Team’s unbreakable bond has made the year and the team unlike anything else. Take a look back on a few of the top moments of 2015 that reflect on the successes of this past year and hopefully...

NBC Highlights Uptown Funk Video

12/28/2015

NBC’s Nick Zaccardi took a look at the best social media posts from Olympic athletes and teams throughout 2015 and highlighted USSA Nordic’s “Uptown Funk” Facebook post from last January.

2016 U.S. Cross Country Champs Jan. 3-9

12/23/2015

HOUGHTON, MI (Dec. 23, 2015) – Cross country ski racers from around America will converge on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula as Michigan Tech University Nordic Training Center in Houghton will play host to the U.S. Cross Country Championships presented by L.L.Bean January 3-9. The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) has confirmed the event...

How the Team Spends Christmas

12/23/2015

Between races, training and travel during the busy season of World Cups, the U.S Cross Country Ski Team still finds time to celebrate the holidays. A few members of the team shared what it’s like spending the holidays in Europe and some special traditions they do as a team.

Bjornsen and Diggins Top 20 in Toblach

12/20/2015

TOBLACH, Italy (Dec. 20 2015) – Two U.S. women were in the top 20 on Sunday in Toblach for a 10k classic individual start race. Sadie Bjornsen (Winthrop, WA) led the U.S. team with a 19th place finish and Jessie Diggins (Afton, MN) followed closely behind in 20th, just 5.6 seconds behind Bjornsen. Norway’s Martin Sundby and Therese Johaug still...

Germany Comes Back in Combined

12/20/2015

RAMSAU AM DACHSTEIN, Austria (Dec. 20, 2015) - A day after Norway swept the podium, Germany came storming back to take two of three podium spots with Eric Frenzel getting the win over Norway's Jarl Riiber. Taylor Fletcher (Steamboat Springs, CO) was 20th to lead the USA.

Riiber went 96.0 meters to lead after the jump. The Americans were...

Hamilton Leads Historic Day for U.S.

12/19/2015

TOBLACH, Italy (December 19, 2015) – Simi Hamilton (Aspen, CO) led the U.S. Cross Country Ski Team to a historic podium Saturday in Toblach during a 1.3k freestyle sprint, finishing second in the men’s final, 0.48 seconds behind Italy’s Federico Pellegrino, and ahead of Great Britain’s Andrew Young in third. It was Hamilton’s first World Cup...

Norway Sweeps Combined Podium

12/19/2015

RAMSAU, Austria (Dec. 19, 2015) - It was all Norway in Ramsau as the vikings stormed to a podium sweep as the FIS Nordic Combined World Cup resumed in Ramsau. Magnus Moan took the win. It was a tough day for the USA on the jumping hill. Bryan Fletcher (Steamboat Springs, CO) led the USA in 26th.

Bryan Fletcher jumped to 35th with an 87.0...

Victory for Taylor Fletcher

12/13/2015

SOLDIER HOLLOW, UT (Dec. 13, 2015) - American Taylor Fletcher (Steamboat Springs, CO) summoned every ounce of energy, cutting off 25 seconds in the last three kilometers to catch tour leader David Pommer of Austria at the finish for a FIS Nordic Combined Continental Cup win at Soldier Hollow Sunday. Fletcher's victory snapped the win streak of...

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