U.S. Ski & Snowbard SuperTour Finals and L.L. Bean U.S. Long Distance National Championships
Craftsbury Outdoor Center :: March 23-28, 2018
We are very excited that this year's SuperTour Finals and U.S. Ski & Snowboard Long Distance National Championships will be the first time that 2018 team sprint Olympic gold medalists Jessie Diggins and Kikkan Randall will race on U.S. soil after their historic victory in South Korea!
If you are a media outlet interested in covering SuperTour Finals, we ask that you please fill out the following form so that we can best accommodate you. On the days you arrive, we ask that you pick up a Media Bib in the race office to identify yourself to racers, officials, and spectators. Racers will be available after each race in a mixed zone during which you can ask questions.
We will try to answer a few of the obvious questions below:
Q: Will the U.S. Olympians be racing?
A: Yes, most (if not all) of the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic contingent will be racing at SuperTour Finals
Q: Does that include gold medalists Kikkan Randall and Jessie Diggins?
A: Yes, these will be Kikkan's last U.S. national championships, as far as we know.
Q: Will international athletes be racing?
A: Yes, a contingent from Canada will be making the trip, along with an assortment of European juniors and collegiate skiers.
Q: How do these races compare to the Olympics or the World Cup?
A: The U.S. Ski and Snowboard SuperTour is the highest level of racing in the United States. It is a feeder series for the World Cup. All of the athletes who raced at the Olympics got their start on the SuperTour, with many of them racing SuperTours throughout the year.
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