Team HomeGrown out of Vail and the brainchild of Dan Weiland who is also the Director and Eric Pepper as Coach had people talking about the results generated at the recently completed Senior Nationals in Rumford, Maine by Team HomeGrown.
Skate Sprint: Sylvan Ellefson 4th
15km Skate: Tad Elliott 1st, Sylvan Ellefson 3rd, Noah Hoffman 4th
30km Classic: Noah Hoffman 1st.
Sylvan Ellefson is now leading the USSA Super Tour Points. By being the Super Tour Points Leader he has earned start-rights and a trip to Russia, Czech Republic, and Poland funded by the FIS to complete in World Cup races. He will be skiing with the United States Ski Team. Both Tad Elliott and Noah Hoffman are on the US B Ski Team and will be in many of the same races. Hoffman will also be skiing in the World U23 Championships schedule for Erzurum, Turkey February 10 – 27, 2012.
Team HomeGrown Coach Eric Pepper will be one of the Coaches for the United States Ski Team at the World Junior and U23 Championships.