Liz Stephen National Distance Champion


Liz Stephen (Burke Mountain Academy/USST) ruled the day at Royal Gorge in the National Distance Championship. Liz skied the 30k Classic Mass Start Race in 1:41:54.8, over a minute ahead of USST teammate and World Cup Champion Kikkan Randall (APU/USST) who finished in 1:42:57.3. Rosie Brennan (APU) finished third in 1:43:59.2 skiing through the slush in 55 […]

Stephen and Freeman Own the Climb


It was a cold and windy day for the final race of the SuperTour Finals, the 6k hill climb pursuit up Sugar Bowl’s Mt. Disney.  Liz Stephen and Kris Freeman were the fastest climbers while Erik Bjornsen and Liz Stephen won the overall SuperTour Finals Titles.

Off Snow Strength and Movement Conditioning

Tahoe Donner XC Tuesday, April 9th, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Join avid cross country ski racer and six-time Cycling World Championship Team Member Julie Young & Physical Therapist Ryan Solberg to learn how smart summer conditioning can help your skiing next winter whether you race or ski just for fun.  Free event. Donations welcome to help TDXC […]

The Techniques of the Pros

Tahoe Donner XCSunday, April 7th 6:00-7:30pm Using the latest in sporting video review technology (Dart Fish) Silver Sage Sports Performance Center’s Julie Young will be joined by Sugar Bowl Academy’s Coach, Jeff Schloss & Olympic Biathlete Glenn Jobe to review and discuss footage of some of the top athletes’ technique during the races.  Free event. […]

Newell and Randall Claim Sprint Titles


US Ski Team sprinter Andy Newell (SMS T2/USST) won the men’s classic sprint passing 2nd place finisher Pat O’Brian (CGRP) on the second to last hill. Erik Bjornsen (APU/USST) came from behind to finish 3rd. Kikkan Randal (APU/USST) made it 3 for 3, winning the women’s classic sprints ahead of 2nd place finisher Ida Sargent […]

SuperTour 10/15k Classic


The sun was out for the 10/15k Classic Mass Start races on day 2 of the SuperTour Finals at Auburn Ski Club. Kriss Freeman took an early lead and added to it, winning the Men’s 15k Classic with a time of 38:31.8. Erik Bjornsen was 2nd at 39:19.1, and Andy Newell was 3rd at 39:22.3. […]

Fast and Female


  The Fast and Female Clinic at Auburn Ski Club on Tuesday, April 2, 2013. With Kikkan Randall, Jessie Diggins, Liz Stephen, Sadie Bjornsen, and many more incredible athletes.Photos by MacBeth Graphics

USSA SuperTour Finals Underway


The 2013 USSA SuperTour Finals get underway today with Team Check In and Official Training from 9:30 am – noon at Auburn Ski Club. Kikkan Randall and Jessie Diggins will be teaching girls 9 to 19 at Fast and Female XC Ski CHAMP Camp at 1:30 at Auburn Ski Club while their parents can  learn […]

USSA SuperTour Finals


    SuperTour Events kick off this week. The courses are marked at Auburn Ski Club, the athletes are arriving, and the bibs look great. There are many non-competition events including Meet the Athletes, Ski with a Pro, and Fast and Female XC Ski CHAMP Camp. Check out the full calendar of events.Register today and race against […]

2013 USSA SuperTour Finals


The USSA SuperTour finals are the premier cross country ski races in the US, held annually in the spring so that the top American skiers can return from the FIS World Cups to compete with 200+ of our nation’s best domestic cross county skiers. The SuperTour finals are a mini-tour of four races that cap […]