NENSA is pleased to announce the 2018 New England Junior National Ski Team who will compete in Soldier Hollow, Utah from March 6th – 10th. Forty-four skiers from Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont will represent our division, vying for National Championships— and working together to try and defend the Alaska Cup, the overall team award for the fifth year in a row.
Team New England, will travel with 13 staff members, and compete on the 2002 Winter Olympic and 2017 Junior World Championship courses. The US Ski and Snowboard XC Junior National Championships brings together racers from 10 regions of the country – including New England, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, Central CXC/Great Lakes, High Plains, Rocky Mountain, Intermountain, Far West, Pacific Northwest, and Alaska for three individual races and a relay event. You can read more about the Championships on the https://www.xcjuniornationals2018.com/ website.
Skiers qualified for the New England team through our Eastern Cup Series, and specified out of region races. The level of competition at our regional races was very impressive this season and we were fortunate to have great venues and conditions for racing. You can view final rankings and see the depth of our skiers for the 2018 season here: U18/20 Women, U18/U20 Men, U16 Girls, U16 Boys. NENSA would like to congratulate all of our skiers on a great beginning to the season and continued success.
We thank the entire region for pushing forward the level of skiing and making a fun environment for our athletes to thrive. Please stay tuned for event updates as these forty-four exceptional New England athletes compete against the best skiers in the country.
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