October 11, 2009
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The secret is out. The U.S. Nordic Combined Ski Team won’t sneak up on anyone this year. Fresh off banner performances at the 2009 World Championships and 2010 Olympics, the Nordic combined team opens its season Friday in Kuusamo, Finland, as one of the top teams in the world.
Steamboat skier makes late charge at backcountry.com U.S. Nordic Combined Championships
Steamboat Springs’ Todd Lodwick charged late in Sunday’s backcountry.com U.S. Nordic Combined Championships at Soldier Hollow in Park City, Utah, but it wasn’t enough.
The U.S. Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined Championships are set to begin today in Park City, Utah, the third year the championships have been held in the summer.
Steamboat well represented on Nordic combined roster
Steamboat is well represented on this year's U.S. Olympic Nordic Combined Team. Taylor Fletcher will compete for the United States in February in Vancouver, British Columbia, alongside Todd Lodwick, Johnny Spillane, Billy Demong and Brett Camerota.
Lodwick, Demong, Spillane, Camerota round out Nordic combined team
Taylor Fletcher earns spot on U.S. Nordic Combined Team alongside Lodwick, Spillane, Demong and Camerota. Lodwick becomes only the third American to be named to five Winter Olympic Teams.
Five Nordic skiers from Steamboat Springs finished in the top 10 of Saturday's U.S. Nordic Combined Championships at the Flaming Leaves Festival in Lake Placid, N.Y., highlighted by Todd Lodwick's 20th U.S. title. Bryan Fletcher finished third, Taylor Fletcher finished fifth, Alex Glueck finished sixth and Alex Miller finished eighth to round out the impressive performance for Steamboat skiers.