2011 Junior Olympic Team

Ten skiers will represent the Bend Nordic Team at the 2011 Junior Olympics in Minneapolis, Minnesota March 6-12.

Pat Madden, Reitler Hodgert, Michael Widmer, Darragh Hildreth, Isabel Smith, Kelly Smallwood, Ryan St. Clair, Nick St. Clair, Colin Dunlap, and Vivian Hawkinson were named to the Pacific Northwest Junior Olympic team following the final set of races at the Kongsberger JOQ this weekend.

The full PNSA team will be comprised of skiers from:

  • Bend Endurance Academy & MBSEF: Bend, OR
  • Winthrop, WA
  • Spokane, WA
  • Wenatchee, WA

Bend Nordic took the top two places in the girls OJ categories (Isabel Smith and Darragh Hildreth) and the J1 boys (Nick and Ryan St. Clair) categories for both the skate and classic events at Kongsbergers. Plus two podium finishes each day for the OJ Boys (Reitler Hodgert and Mikey Widmer).

Two Bend Nordic skiers participated in the Kongsberger Children’s Race- Ani Husaby was 2nd in the girls 2km classic and Clara Husaby was 1st in the girls .5km classic.

Full Kongsberger results will be posted here. Photos will be available here.

Information about the 2011 Junior Olympics is avilable at http://www.jo2011.com/