Nordic News

Ski Jumpers Win Women’s Sports Foundation Award


NEW YORK, NY (Oct. 19) - The Women’s Sports Foundation honored U.S. women's ski jumping athletes Thursday with the 2011 Wilma Rudolph Courage Award as part of the 32nd Annual Salute to Women in Sports Awards Gala in New York City.

Team members and their supporting foundation, Women’s Ski Jumping USA, are being recognized for their...

Olympians Headline 2012 Cross Country Team


PARK CITY, UT (Oct. 13) - Some of the most talented athletes in the world, including World Cup winner Kikkan Randall (Anchorage) and Olympians Andy Newell (Shaftsbury, VT) and Kris Freeman (Andover, NH), headline the roster of the 2012 U.S. Cross Country Ski Team. The team was announced during a training and testing camp for cross country...

Demong Takes 8th Career U.S. Title


FOX RIVER GROVE, IL (Oct 1.) – Olympic Champion Billy Demong (Vermontville, NY) out-sprinted the competition in the last 200 meters to take his eighth career U.S. Championship title in the nordic combined normal hill competition. Bryan Fletcher (Steamboat Springs, CO) jumped his way to first heading into the roller ski portion and skied a...

Hendrickson, Johnson Take U.S. Titles


FOX RIVER GROVE, IL (Oct 1.) – Young gun Sarah Hendrickson (Park City, UT) soared to her first U.S. Championship title in front of nearly a thousand spectators at the historical Norge Ski Club in Fox River Grove, IL near Chicago. Olympian Anders Johnson (Park City, UT) took his third U.S. Championship title after sweeping the men's field....

Frenette, Jerome Headline U.S. Champs


FOX RIVER GROVE, IL (Sept. 30) – Peter Frenette (Saranac Lake, NY) and Jessica Jerome (Park City, UT) will be going for title sweeps in the U.S. Ski Jumping Championships Saturday on the Norge Ski Club's K70 hill in Fox River Grove, IL. Frenette and Jerome each took gold in the large hill competition held in July on the Olympic jump in Park...

Athlete Spotlight: Simi Hamilton


Athlete Spotlight: Simi Hamilton

Frenette and Jerome Take U.S. Titles


PARK CITY, UT (July 30) – Olympic ski jumper Peter Frenette (Saranac Lake, NY) took his third straight U.S. title Saturday at the U.S. Ski Jumping Championships in Park City. Jessica Jerome took the women's crown for her eighth career U.S. title.

Frenette, who swept the large and normal hill at U.S. Championships last year, beat the...

U.S. Ski Jumping Champs in Park City


PARK CITY, UT (July 29) – Olympian Peter Frenette (Saranac Lake, NY) and 2009 World Champion Lindsey Van (Park City, UT) will look to defend their titles this weekend when the U.S. Ski Jumping Championships come to the Utah Olympic Park in Park City. The large hill championship will take place on the 120-meter large hill jump beginning at 9:00...

Farra to Leave USSA Nordic Director Post



PARK CITY, UT (June 30) - The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) announced today that USSA Nordic Program Director, John Farra, is leaving his post in order to accept the position of Director, U.S. Paralympics Nordic Skiing High Performance with the U.S...

Athlete Spotlight: Andy Newell



Two-time Olympian Andy Newell is ranked among the top sprinters in the world. After his best season in 2010, Newell began building experience and confidence, and he has gone on to post the best American results internationally - including the first U.S. podium...

Randall, Mancuso Skiers Helping Japan


PARK CITY, UT (April 15) - The U.S. Ski Team's Julia Mancuso (Squaw Valley, CA) and Kikkan Randall (Anchorage) are using their success on the snow to give back and help others. In an effort to make a difference, Mancuso and Randall joined, by donating part of their World Cup Finals prize money to help the many affected...

Freeman, Randall End with SuperTour Finals Titles



SUN VALLEY, ID (April 2) - The U.S. Ski Team’s Kris Freeman (Andover, NH) and Kikkan Randall (Anchorage) capped tremendous seasons Saturday with wins in the men’s and women’s SuperTour Finals 5k hill climb up Dollar Mountain in Sun Valley. With the victories,...

Sinnot Wins, Randall Closes in on SuperTour Title



SUN VALLEY, ID (April 1) – Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation's Michael Sinnot (Sun Valley, ID) snagged his first SuperTour win of the season and the U.S. Ski Team's Kikkan Randall (Anchorage) continued her hot streak as both skied to victory in the SuperTour...