- What it is: The Norwegian Ski Federation invites up to 120 Elite Junior Athletes with a optimum of 10 athletes per nation. The camp includes aggressive education sessions and presentations from coaches and Planet Cup athletes from a host of countries. This is the very first year that the U.S. will attend.
- The U.S. athletes that go have been selected from the National Ranking listing and criteria set by coaches at the USSA Congress.
- The Nationwide Nordic Basis will help the camp with $ ten,000 of funding bringing the overall price of the camp down to $ 600 for the week in Norway, exclusive of airfare.
- The athletes that will attend the camp are:
Katharine Ogden, SMS
Julia Kern, CSU
Hannah Halvorsen, Sugar Bowl Academy
Hailey Swirbul, AVSC
Alayna Sonnesyn, SISU / UVM
Zak Ketterson, LNR
Max Donaldson, Fairbanks
Lars Hannah, Steamboat
Karsten Hokanson, Wasatch Nordic Ski Academy
five. Video and a Periscope livestream occasion for the camp to deliver news of the coaching sessions and schooling back to the U.S. are planned. Remain tuned for a lot more details via the National Nordic Foundation at www.nationalnordicfoundation.org.