Prep notebook: skiers compete in Michigan and Denver East downs Battle Mountain in hockey

SSCV Nordic skier Gracen Kennedy gets ready to race at the U.S. Senior Nationals in Houghton, Michigan on Monday.Screen shot/Ryan Sederquist Severa...

January 8, 2023
3:08 AM

SSCV Nordic skier Gracen Kennedy gets ready to race at the U.S. Senior Nationals in Houghton, Michigan on Monday.Screen shot/Ryan Sederquist Several local Nordic skiers are way up north competing at the U.S. Senior National Championships in Houghton, Michigan this week. Monday's first day of four competitions — a 10-kilometer interval start freestyle — saw 182 competitors, a mixed field of Olympians and professionals, U23, U20, U18 and U16 athletes, sent out in 30-second intervals to race the two-lap course.