The Far West Nordic athletes are on the road home after another successful day of racing against some of the fastest skiers in the nation. In the 15K Skate today, Patrick Johnson of the Far West Nordic Elite Team placed 12th in his class and teammate Wyatt Fereday was 27th. Shane Christian was 14th in U20, Peter Holmes was 4th in U18 followed by Dylan Syben in 8th and Julien Bordes in 11th. In the 10K women’s skate race, Elite team member Holly Whitney was 12th in her class. In the U18 class, Danielle Nivinski was 9th, Bria Riggs 13th, Savannah Blide 14th, and Elise Hardy 20th. In the U16 class, Hannah Halvorsen took 3rd. In the 5K women’s race, Chloe Gorman placed 6th in the U14 category. In the U16 category, Lizzie Larkins was 7th and Eleanore Hamilton was 25th. In the men’s 5K race, Skyler Mullings took 4th place in the U16 category and Brandon Herhusky took 20th after a disappointing crash. Far West Masters Peter Mayfield was 9th MM and Sanborn Hodgkins was 1st FM60.
These are impressive finishes, especially considering our team did not get on snow until this week—-It looks like it will be a very exciting season!