Steamboat Springs Steamboat Springs Nordic combined skier Bryan Fletcher led the United States on Friday during the opening day of the Lahti Ski Games in Finland, matching his seventh-place finish from last year.
Fletcher jumped to seventh and maintained his spot in the 10-kilometer cross-country race.
Taylor Fletcher jumped to 34th but skied to 19th with the second-fastest cross-country leg of the day.
On Saturday, the Fletcher brothers will team up with Adam Loomis and Billy Demong in a team sprint event.
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