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AVSC Nordic Prepares to send 8 to Nationals!

February 21, 2019
Congrats to AVSC Nordic for an incredibly strong showing at the Rocky Mountain Junior National Qualifying event this past weekend in Durango, CO! 
Several top finishers:

In the U18/U20 division…
  • Everett Olson earned a 1st place finish in the 10km Skate individual start on Saturday and a 3rd in the 10km Classic Mass start on Sunday.
  • In Saturdays Skate race, Colt Whitley was only 2 seconds behind Everett to earn 2nd.
  • Kate Oldham took home 1st place in both the U18/U20 5km Skate and U8/U20 7.5km Classic races.

In the U16 Division…
  • Anders Weiss took home 2nd in both Saturdays 5km Skate Individual start and Sundays 5km Classic Mass Start.
  • Elsie Weiss won the U14 Skate Individual Start 3km on Saturday.

Their success this season has placed 8 of our skiers on the Rocky Mountain Junior National Team! This team will be traveling to Anchorage, Alaska in March to compete against the country’s top Juniors.
  • Congratulations to:
    • U18s: Everett Olson, Colt Whitley, Noah Wheeless, Kate Oldham, Lizzy Barsness, and Jordan Miner
    • U16s: Emma Barsness and Anders Weiss

Great work, AVSC Nordic and GOOD LUCK in Anchorage to Kate, Lizzy, Jordan, Everett, Colt, Noah, Emma, and Anders!