SuperTour @ Craftsbury


Top nordic skiers from around the country raced in the USSA SuperTour on Friday and Sunday at the Craftsbury, VT, Outdoor Center, which has become one of the nation’s top nordic sites over the past few years. Conditions were superb, grooming world class and the competition serious. Top, New Hampshire’s Kris Freeman leads the pack in falling snow in the 30-k classic race Friday. Freeman wears the yellow bib of the overall tour leader. Below, the lineup for the sunny, cold sprint final is reflected in former Vermonter Jennie Bender’s glasses. She now skis for the Bridger Ski Foundation in Montana and won the sprint Sunday. Below, Rebecca Rorabaugh (front) of Alaska Pacific University Nordic leads Emily Dreissigacker of Craftsbury in a sprint heat;  Dakota Blackhorse-Von Jess of Bend OR, in the green  bib of the tour sprint leader, en route to winning the sprint; Zach Caldwell of Caldwell Sports in Putney applies wax and, bottom, Tyler Kornfeld of APU after finishing third in the sprint. Click here for a link to a gallery from both days. Info on the Craftsbury Nordic Center is here.D7K_7728copy_1





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