Even Sletten captured the overall sprint title
Dec. 1, 2006
WEST YELLOWSTONE, MONT. - The University of Utah XC Ski Team spent thanksgiving week training on snow in preparation for the upcoming season. The conditions were perfect, the team was healthy, and was able to get in a lot of good technical training.
The week ended with the first big races of the season, the Yellowstone SuperTour sprint and Classic race.
In the sprint race Utah had a great day. The Utes qualified 5 athletes for the heats (Sletten, Scott, Einarsson, MacCarthy, and Cook). The next best team qualified 3 athletes. After the qualifier and the heats were over, Utah came out on top with Even Sletten winning the overall sprint title.
Stay tuned for more early season updates from the UU XC and Alpine Ski Teams.