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Randall going to ‘Super Bowl’ is Oslo (Skiing)

Anchorage’s Kikkan Randall was named to the 2011 U.S. Cross Country Ski Team that will compete at the World Championships in Oslo, Norway. The sprint specialist earned a silver medal in a World Cup race on the same course last winter, fueling off the frenzied fans. “I’m looking forward to this World Championship because it’s… Read more »

Randall says Team USA’s chemistry rocks (Skiing)

Anchorage’s Kikkan Randall (middle) is in New Zealand with the national ski team and says the chemistry is awesome. “The atmosphere of our team is the best I’ve ever seen it,” she told FISCrossCountry.com. “We’re all really fired up about the results we’ve achieved over the last few seasons and everyone is committed to work… Read more »

Randall victorious in Norway Cup (Roller Skiing)

Already the fastest American woman in cross-country skiing, Anchorage’s Kikkan Randall is looking to expand her expertise to roller skiing. Randall, of East High fame, won a pair of races today at the Norway Cup, claiming titles in the 200-meter sprint and 1.5-kilometer hill climb. In the sprint, Randall finished ahead of the two Norwegians… Read more »

Randall enjoys best non-sprint finish (Skiing)

The progression of Kikkan Randall took another step forward this morning in Finland, where the U.S. Ski Team veteran finished 18th out of 83 finishers at a 10-K classical World Cup race. Why was this result special? Because it was best finish for the Anchorage cross-country skier in a non-sprint race at the world level…. Read more »

Randall just misses podium (Skiing)

The U.S. Ski Team’s best hope for an Olympic medal in nordic skiing just missed a podium finish yesterday. Anchorage’s Kikkan Randall placed fourth in a women’s 5-K FIS race in Norway, giving the world championship silver medalist tons of confidence going into the first World Cup race Nov. 21 in the same city of… Read more »

Hebard, Schumacher headline 2020 Directors’ Award winners

NCAA All-American basketball star Ruthy Hebard of Fairbanks and junior World Champion cross-country skier Gus Schumacher of Anchorage have been selected as 2020 Pride of Alaska Award winners by the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Board of Directors. Hebard recently wrapped up her college basketball career at the University of Oregon, where she became just… Read more »