West Anchorage High School’s Ivy Eski has committed to the nordic ski team for the University of Colorado Boulder this fall and plans to study pre-med/physical therapy. The Buffalos are a Division I powerhouse in NCAA skiing. Ivy skied and ran varsity cross country all four years of high school. As a senior, she was team captain and MVP of her high school ski and cross country running teams and part of the Eagles’ dynasty of girls state ski championships from 2017, 2018 and 2019. She was 4th overall for State Skimeister in 2020 and 3rd in 2019. She was top-10 in Junior Nationals in 2020 and 2019 individually, and part of U.S. national championship relay team in 2019 (the 2020 relay race in Truckee was canceled due to Covid-19). Since 7th grade she has trained and raced for Alaska Pacific University nordic ski program.