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Sadie Bjornsen

Sadie is an Olympic cross country skier from Washington state who lives in Anchorage and trains with the Alaska Pacific University Nordic Ski Club. Sadie made her Olympic debut in 2014 and placed 18th in the 10-kilometer classic. She scored her highest individual World Cup finish in 2014, taking seventh in the 10k classic. Sadie also won a silver… Read more »

Olympians highlight Fast and Female this weekend

Join Olympians Kikkan Randall, Holly Brooks, and Sadie Bjornsen for an afternoon of athletic inspiration and fun on Sunday, September 27th at East Anchorage High School.  No sports experience necessary and there are special sessions for teens. Visit www.fastandfemale.com for more information and registration.

Join us for the Tough Slusher Tomorrow!

Alaskans of all ages are welcome to come out for the Tough Slusher this Saturday at Service High School in Anchorage Alaska and help raise money for ASHOF’s Healthy Futures program!  Registration closes at midnight AK time Friday, April 10th. Register HERE! The Tough Slusher is a non-competitive event for the whole family. The course… 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 »

Randall dominates U.S. Nationals [Skiing]

Anchorage’s Kikkan Randall tightened her grip as the No. 1 cross-country skier in the country by going 3-for-3 at the U.S. Nationals in Tahoe, Calif. The 30-year-old today won the 1.5K classic sprint at the SuperTour Finals, giving the APU Nordic Ski Club three skiers in the top four. Randall, of East High fame, also… Read more »

AWOF awards aspiring Olympians [Scholarship]

From press release: The pursuit of Olympic dreams is often accompanied by a hefty price tag. To support some of Alaska’s most highly regarded athletes, the Alaska Winter Olympians Scholarship, a fund of The Alaska Community Foundation, recently awarded $10,000 to five current and aspiring Alaskan winter Olympians. The awards will help cover expenses such… Read more »

AWOF supports future Olympians [Scholarship]

Help spread the word. The 2012-2013 Alaska Winter Olympians Fund scholarship grant application period is open until Oct. 30. Here is the press release: Alaska consistently produces highly competitive winter Olympic athletes. From Alison Owen in 1972 to Kikkan Randall today, Alaskans are proud of the accomplishments of their athletes. Athletes who reach this level… 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 »