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2017-18 Skiing News

  • Alpine Skiing Opens Season at Colby, Nordic Heads to St. Michael’s
    January 18, 2018
    The Harvard alpine ski team kicks-off its 2018 campaign with the tail end of the Colby Carnival, while the nordic ski team leads the Crimson into the St. Michael’s Carnival this weekend. The alpine team will contest the slalom and giant slalom events at Sugarloaf Mountain in Carrabassett, Maine. The nordic team will compete in long-distance, skate style races and a 3x5K relay at the Sleepy Hollow Ski Center in Huntington, Vt. Both carnivals take place from Saturday, Jan. 20 to Sunday, Jan. 21.
  • Armstrong Earns Top-10 Finish, Crimson in Eighth After Day One at Colby
    January 14, 2018
    The Harvard ski team scored 216 points in the nordic competition at the Colby Carnival on Sunday. In a modified format due to weather, only the 5K and 10K classic events were held. Junior Nina Armstrong led the Crimson with a ninth-place finish (16:31.5) in the five-kilometer competition. Sophomore Mackinley Fitzpatrick led the men’s unit in 30:34.4 at the 10K distance. Harvard sits in eighth place after the nordic events and will conclude the meet with alpine events in Sugarloaf, Maine next weekend.
  • Springlike Temps, Rain Alter Colby Carnival
    January 13, 2018
    High temperatures and excessive rain have forced the delay of the 2018 ski season for the Harvard Crimson. Set to begin competition today at the Colby Carnival, skiers must wait another 24 hours. With cold temperatures in the forecast, conditions are expected to improve at the Quarry Road Recreation Area. The classic-style race has been scrapped, while the skate competition will occur over 5K (women's) and 10K (men's) distances.
  • Nordic Skiing Leads Crimson Into 2018 Campaign
    January 11, 2018
    The Harvard nordic ski team leads the charge into the 2018 season with the Colby Carnival from Saturday, Jan. 13 to Sunday, Jan. 14. The cross-country ski races will take place at the Quarry Road Recreation Area beginning at 10 a.m. The Crimson alpine ski unit will compete in the Colby Carnival at Sugarloaf Mountain, Carrabassett Valley, Maine, next weekend.
  • Armstrong Named to U.S. Junior Biathlon World Championship Team
    January 01, 2018
    For the second consecutive year, Harvard junior Nina Armstrong of the Nordic ski team was selected to the U.S. Junior (U21) World Biathlon Championship team after competing in the national team trials on Dec. 28 and 29. More than 50 athletes competed in the trials held in Coleraine, Minnesota.

ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

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