Glacier Nordic skiers compete in Jackson Hole

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Thirteen youth from the Glacier Nordic Ski Team traveled to Jackson Hole this past weekend for the Intermountain Division of the US Ski & Snowboard Youth Champs races.

The races attracted more than 250 skiers from Montana, Idaho, Utah, Wyoming and Alaska. Youth Champs is the largest regional racing event for U14 cross-country skiers. Sunday finished with a mass start classic race. The races saw some big fields with 48 girls and 57 boys racing in the U14 category. Sunday saw significant snowfall making for some tough classic skiing.

The U16 boys had a great weekend with Ruedi Steiner and Nate Ingelfinger competing for the team and finishing first and second in their events. Steiner had the wins in the skate and classic races and Ingelfinger in the skier cross with the top overall time for the day. The U14 girls, all racing at the bottom of their age group, all turned in solid performances.

Maeve Ingelfinger led the group with a seconnd place finish in the skier cross and a top 10 in the classic race. Isabelle Cooke was third in the skier cross. In the U12 boy’s category, Owen Croskrey had top 10 finishes in all events.

Skate

U12 – 2k

Boys

8. Owen Croskrey

13. Ethan Amick

Girls

27. Iona Sarraille

U14 – 3k

Boys

52. Townsend Reed

Girls

14. Maeve Ingelfinger

17. Isabelle Cooke

28. Olivia Genovese

30. Erica Burguiere

32. Charlotte Lehman

U16 – 5k

Boys

1. Ruedi Steiner

2. Nate Ingelfinger

Skier Cross

U12

Boys

9. Owen Croskrey

10. Ethan Amick

12. Hagen Prather

Girls

28. Iona Sarraille

U14

Boys

46. Townsend Reed

Girls

2. Maeve Ingelfinger

3. Isabelle Cooke

13. Iris Hunt

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