Rosie Brennan (pictured here competing at the Tour de Ski) snagged her first World Cup podium in 2015-16: a 4x5k relay podium with her teammates in Lillehammer. (Getty Images/Bongarts-Alexander Hassenstein)
Bjornsen led the USA at the final World Cup event before next week’s 2017 Nordic World Ski Championships in Lahti, Finland.
Jessie Diggins skied to her best 15k classic World Cup result, winning a photo finish to take 10th.
The USA1 women’s relay team came up an eyelash short of the podium Sunday in the 4x5k mixed technique relay in Sweden.
Rosie Brennan was 22nd in a women’s 10k freestyle mass start World Cup in La Clusaz Saturday.
Eight new members joined the USSA Board of Directors at its annual meeting during USSA Congress.
Team APU 1 took the victory in the 4x5k mixed relay at the third day of the 2016 USSA SuperTour Finals and L.L. Bean U.S. Long Distance National Championships.
Jessie Diggins snagged her second win of the SuperTour Finals while Erik Bjornsen grabbed the win for the men in Tuesday’s classic sprint.
Jessie Diggins dup deep in the eighth and final stage to claim fifth overall in the final Ski Tour Canada standings.
January 1st marks the 10th anniversary of the Viessmann FIS Tour de Ski - a nine-day seven-stage event in three different countries.
There was a time a decade and more ago when the U.S. Cross Country Ski Team was a mere participant in the relay. Today, that team is a contender.
The women battled it to the podium in the Lillehammer sprint on Saturday, taking third.
A dozen U.S. athletes will start this weekend in the Ruka Triple to open the FIS Cross Country World Cup
The U.S. Cross Country Ski Team took over the Craft Sportswear Instagram account and shared their goals for the upcoming season with the hashtag #myracestartshere.
Liz Stephen (East Montpelier, VT) hung on for an 11th place result in the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 30k classic mass start, a race defined by Norway’s Therese Johaug who broke away with a sharp pace early and held on for an impressive win.
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After snagging three national titles and attending the World Championships in Falun in 2014-15, Brennan carried the momentum into her first full World Cup circuit in 2015-16. Early in the season, Brennan helped the women’s team ski to third place in a 4x5k relay in Lillehammer—her first World Cup podium. Throughout the rest of the season, Brennan was on the cusp of World Cup points, until the Ski Tour Canada where she snatched several top-30 and top-25 results. She trains with the Alaska Pacific University nordic team throughout the summer months.
OFF THE SNOW
4th, Relay 4x5km, Falun, SWE, 2015
Stage World Cup
24th Overall in 2016 Ski Tour Canada