Race Report #1 + some Ice Hockey Action

AUSXC Junior Development Tour

Friday the 19th of December saw three of our athlete’s race in the Nor-Am Cup classic sprint, hosted by Sovereign Lake. The Nor-Am (or North American) Cup is one of the competitions organised by the International Ski Federation, taking place in various locations across Northern America. The race also provides athletes with the chance to qualify for larger competitions like World Juniors Championships and World Cup events. The sprint course was a 1km loop around the stadium, consisting of two main climbs and some tricky corners, definitely new challenges that have not been experienced back home in AUS.

Our three athletes, Stella Ajani, Matthew Bull and Finlay Clarke, competed in the junior boys and girls sections. Despite minimal time on skis the athletes managed to produce some amazing results even with tough competition. Big thanks to the rest of the team whose cheering was a huge help for the…

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