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Five skiers qualify for Junior Nationals

Great Lakes District

Wed, Jan  30, 2013 - By Mike Muha

Congratulations to five skiers from the Great Lakes District who have qualifed for 2013 Junior Nationals at the Jim Whisenhant Ski Trails at Birch Hill Recreation Area in Fairbanks, Alaska in March. These skiers include a brother/sister duo (guess which ones):

Female J2:

  • Bethany Wright, Superiorland Ski Club

Female OJ/J1:

  • Ruth Oppliger, Copper County Ski Tigers

Male J2:

  • Issac Stone, Copper County Ski Tigers
  • Ben Wright, Superiorland Ski Club
  • David Jaszcak, Copper County Ski Tigers

Skiers had to compete in 2 classic races and 2 freestyle race plus meet a points criteria to be slected to attend Junior Nationals: