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Erik Bjornsen

Erik represented the USA at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in cross country skiing  and was a member of the 6th place men’s sprint classic team. Erik won three Junior National Championships and was an All-American at the University of Alaska Anchorage before joining the APU Nordic Ski Program and winning two US National Championships…. Read more »

APU leader Flora honored as top U.S. Olympic coach

Erik Flora of Anchorage made a little history when he was named U.S. Olympic Committee 2013 National Coach of the Year. He is the first cross-country coach to win the award that dates back to 1996, but the fourth coach with the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association. The Alaska Pacific University coach’s fingerprints were all… Read more »

The Hall to honor Alaska sports stars tonight

A star-studded cast will be on hand for Alaska’s big sports awards night tonight, from 7:30-9:00pm, at the Anchorage Museum in downtown Anchorage. The 2014 Inductees and Directors’ Awards winners are slated for a variety of honors, enshrinements and video tributes. The evening will also feature a special tribute to Alaska’s 2014 Sochi Olympians. Basketball… Read more »