Posts tagged: U.S. Ski Team
Pokorny, who developed her skills as a teenager with the Spokane Junior Nordic Ski Team, left Lewis and Clark High School to complete her senior year in Sun Valley where she trained with national-class junior skiers. She's skiing collegiately at Middlebury College and has a shot at being named to a U.S. international team.
Sadie Bjornsen, Koos and Pokorny all have the distinction of winning top female or male titles as teenagers at the annual 10K Spokane Langlauf at Mount Spokane.
NORDIC SKIING — Making the leap from a magnificent life sport to the realm of world class, Sadie Bjornsen, 21, of Washington's Methow Valley has been accepted by the B team of the U.S. Ski Team.
Her brother, Erik, 19, was accepted to the D Team, which means equal work and pressure but no financial support.
They received their invitations on Wednesday. Read on for details.