RMN Skiers Qualify For USST European Trips

At the recently completed USSA National Championships at Soldier Hollow, Utah Jan 2 – 8, 2013, Rocky Mountain qualified 10 skiers to US Ski Team Trips.  In the J1 Scando Championship Team, RMN placed five out of the six on the Men’s Team.  See below.

RMN also pre-qualified 16 skiers for the Junior Nationals in Fairbanks, AK March 8 – 11, 2013.  Even the oldest alumni cross country skiers in Colorado can not remember so many young skiers pre-qualifying for the Junior Nationals.

U18 Championships Team (J1 Trip) Trondheim, Norway Jan 13 – 25, 2013:

Men:

Keegan Swirbul J1 Aspen Valley SSC
Cal Deline J1 SSC Vail
Cully Brown J1 SSC Vail
Hamish McEwen J1 Stratton Mt School
Haakon Sigurslid J1 Durango Nordic
Evan Weinman J1 Steamboat Springs WSC

Women:

Katharine Ogden J2 Stratton Mt School
Nicole Bathe J1 Central Cross Country Team
Gretchen Burkholder J1 Steamboat Springs WSC
Julia Kern J2 Cambridge Sports Union
Heidi Halvorsen J1 Green Mt Valley School
Hailey Swirbul J2 Aspen Valley SSC

Junior World Ski Championship Team:  Liberec, Czech Republic Jan 12 – 28, 2013

Men:

Logan Hanneman MOJ University of Alaska Fairbanks
Benjamin Saxton MOJ FAST Performance Training
Tucker McCrerey MOJ University of Utah
Kyle Bratrud MOJ Northern Michigan University
Sawyer Kesselheim MOJ
Forest Mahlen MOJ APU Nordic Ski Center

Women:

Mary O `Connell FOJ Dartmouth College
Corey Stock FOJ Dartmouth College
Heather Mooney FOJ Middlebury College
Anika Miller FJ1 Payette Lakes Sports
Sloan Storey FOJ University of Utah
Emily Hannah FOJ SSWSC – Harvard