Junior Nordic skiers finish strong at Eastern Cup

JNT skier Sam Gurwitt races in the men's 14.1km classic event on Sunday

JNT skier Sam Gurwitt races in the men’s 14.1km classic event on Sunday

February 15-16, 2014 — The final NENSA Eastern Cup races of the season took place this weekend. Ford Sayre Junior Nordic skiers raced in the freestyle/skate event at the Waterville Valley Nordic Center, in Waterville Valley, NH on Saturday and the classic race on Sunday at Holderness School in Plymouth, NH.

On Saturday, Ford Sayre skiers Adam Glueck won the J2 5k boy’s freestyle race in 14:25 and Erik Lindahl finished 11th with a time of 15:16. Norwich skier Kirsten Miller finished 2nd (16:30) and Ford Sayre skier Sara Spencer placed 20th with a time of 20:36 in the J2 5k girls race. In the Men’s 10k freestyle race, Ford Sayre skiers Tucker Cadow (48th, 30:19), Colin Pogue (65th, 31:56), Sam Gurwitt (67, 32:19) and Chris Powell (70th, 33:48) raced well in a field of 86 skiers.

On Sunday, in the J2 4.7k girl’s classic race Norwich skier Kirsten Miller finished 6th in 17:11 and Ford Sayre skier Sara Spencer placed 17th, 19:52 and Ford Sayre skier Ann Osborn finished 20th, 20:22. In the J2 4.7k boy’s classic race. Ford Sayre skier Adam Glueck finished 2nd, 14:16 and Erik Lindahl placed 6th, 14:51. In the men’s 14.1k classic race Ford Sayre skiers Tucker Cadow (56th, 47:51), Colin Pogue (58th, 48:18), Chris Powell (70th, 51:05) and Sam Gurwitt (75, 52:04) raced.

The 2014 USSA Junior National Cross Country Championship take place March 1-9th at Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe, VT. Ford Sayre skier Adam Glueck (U16 boys), Norwich skier Kirsten Miller (U16 girls) and Dartmouth skier/Ford Sayre alum Sam Merrens (U20 men) qualified for the New England team.

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JNT skier Sara Spencer races in the U16 girl's 4.7 km classic event on Sunday.

JNT skier Sara Spencer races in the U16 girl’s 4.7 km classic event on Sunday.

 

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