Tuesday saw the U23 field at the World Junior Ski Championships take on a 20 K classic mass start around Olympic Park in Whistler. The American men were led by Gus Schumacher, who kept with the lead pack through the entirety of the race to finish 7th place on the day. Zanden McMullen and John Steel Hagenbuch both kept up with the subsequent chase groups that formed, with McMullen coming in 18th and Hagenbuch 23rd, while Luke Jager finished 33rd. On the women’s side, Sydney Palmer-Leger put in an incredible effort in a race where the field set a furious pace from the start, and ended the day with a top ten finish in 8th. Novie McCabe finished 14th, as Anabel Needham came in 33rd. Full Results can be found here: MEN | WOMAN
Photos from the 2023 FIS Junior World Nordic Ski Championships are being made available through the generosity of Steve Fuller at Flying Point Road.