Norris, of Fairbanks, is an elite cross-country skier and mountain runner who owns the Mount Marathon record and is a 10-time medalist at the U.S. cross-country national championships. He’s undefeated in four appearances at Mount Marathon and set the course record of 41 minutes, 26 seconds in 2016. Norris also holds course records the Bird Ridge and Alyeska Cirque mountain runs and is a two-time winner of the American Birkebeiner, the nation’s biggest cross country ski race.