December 20, 2008
Fans watch as the competitors of the men's open sprint final dash away from the starting line of the Steamboat Junior Nationals qualifier at Howelsen Hill in downtown Steamboat Springs. Kevin Hochtl, second from left, won the race.
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Lynch 1 of 4 local skiers to win in sprints Friday
The course for Friday's sprint portion of the Steamboat Junior Nationals Nordic skiing qualifier event at Howelsen Hill is narrow with plenty of steep climbing sections.