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Randall earns fifth World Cup win (Skiing)

Another week, another World Cup victory for Anchorage’s Kikkan Randall. The 28-year-old veteran of the U.S. Ski Team racked up her second straight FIS Cross Country World Cup sprint victory, this time coming in Switzerland, where she left the women’s field in her dust. Randall, of East High fame, qualified first and swept every heat… Read more »

Randall wins World Cup race (Skiing)

Anchorage nordic skier Kikkan Randall won another World Cup sprint race today in Germany, and best of all she had plenty to spare. She won the sprint final in 1:44.6, just beating opponents from Russia and Switzerland. “I had a lot left in my legs at the end, so I was happy with that,” she… Read more »

Randall 8th in World Cup opener (Skiing)

Today in Norway, Anchorage’s Kikkan Randall turned in her career best non-sprint finish for a World Cup race with an eighth-place showing in the women’s 10K freestyle. “The plan was to just put a bib on and race, and not think too much about it,” Randall told the U.S. Ski Team’s website. Randall, of East… Read more »

Randall claims Mt. Marathon title (Running)

When she was inducted into the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame in February, Kikkan Randall of Anchorage made special mention during her speech about how badly she wanted to win the iconic Mount Marathon Race in Seward. “Yes,” she said, pausing for dramatic effect, “I believe I can win some day.” So it was said,… Read more »

Randall highlights USSA Awards (Skiing)

Anchorage’s Kikkan Randall picked up a pair of prestigious awards at the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association annual banquet in Park City, Utah. The champion skier was given the Cross Country Skier of the Year Award as well as the Buddy Werner Award for her leadership and sportsmanship. Randall, of East High fame, enjoyed a… Read more »

Randall wins 16th U.S. title (Skiing)

Anchorage’s Kikkan Randall continues to prove that’s not a one-trick pony on cross-country skis, shedding the sprint-only label by being competitive in mid- to long-distance races. She took another step in that direction today by winning the 30-K race at the U.S. Championships in Sun Valley, Idaho. It was her 16th career national title, now… Read more »

Randall wins third World Cup race (Skiing)

When Anchorage’s Kikkan Randall was inducted into the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame earlier this month, she talked about having “thousands of hands” of fellow Alaskans pushing her along. Today it must have felt like a two-handed shove with Randall winning her third career World Cup sprint nordic ski race. Randall, of East High fame,… Read more »

Randall earns fifth WC podium (Skiing)

The snow was like sugar, and that was sweet for Kikkan Randall. The 27-year-old Anchorage nordic skier handled the soft conditions like the Hall of Famer she is, leading to her second-place finish in today’s German World Cup sprint race in Duesseldorf. Randall, of East High fame, finished just four-tenths of a second behind the… Read more »

Randall: ‘I hope to win distance race’ (Skiing)

Just because Anchorage’s Kikkan Randall is the country’s sprinting queen doesn’t mean she can’t duplicate that success in the distance events. After all, she’s only 27 years old. “My goal has always been to be an all-around skier, it just happened that my sprint results got good first,” Randall told FIS Cross Country News. “Every… Read more »