The US Ski Team named the cross country ski team for 2011 – 2012. The three RMN alumni Simi Hamilton, 23, Noah Hoffman, 21, and Tad Elliott, 22, were named to the B Team. All three competed this last winter at the Elite World Championships in Oslo, Norway. Hamilton and Hoffman are repeat members to the USST B Team and Elliott is a first timer. At the last months USSA Super Tour Finals in Sun Valley, Idaho, Hamilton, Hoffman, and Elliott were 2nd, 3rd, and 4th behind Kris Freeman.
The Men’s USST A Team is made up Kris Freeman, Andover NH, and Andy Newell, Shaftsbury, VT. Women’s USST A Team is made up of Kikkan Randall, Anchorage AK, and Liz Stephen, East Montpelier VT. Women’s B Team is Jessie Diggins, Afton MN; Sadie Bjornsen, Winthrop WA; and Ida Sargent, Craftsbury Common VT.