‘Men’s Nordic Skiing’ Category
The Gustavus men’s and women’s nordic skiing teams competed in their first official competition of the season on Saturday and Sunday at the Wolverine Ski Challenge in Ironwood, Mich.
The Gustavus men’s and women’s nordic skiing teams competed in a non-timed roller ski race Saturday against St. Olaf in Mankato, Minn. just moments before the first significant snowfall of the season. The dry run against the Oles was held on the Red Jacket Trail.
Gustavus Adolphus men's nordic skier Jens Brabbit and women's swimmer Kesley Lucia have been named Gustavus February Student-Athletes of the Month by the Gustavus Sports Information Department.
Gustavus senior Jens Brabbit (Winona, Minn./Cotter) turned in a 34th place performance in the 20k Classic on Friday to wrap up a successful showing at this year’s NCAA Skiing Championships in Stowe, Vermont.
Gustavus senior Jens Brabbit took 36th place in the 10k freestyle race on Wednesday at the NCAA Skiiing Championships in Stowe, Vermont. Brabbit will compete again on Friday, March 11, in the 20k classic race.
Gustavus Adolphus senior Jens Brabbit has qualified to participate in the 2011 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) National Collegiate Skiing Championships. The Championships will be held March 9-12 at Stowe Mountain Resort (Alpine) and Trapp Family Resort (Nordic) in Stowe, Vermont.
The Gustavus men’s nordic ski team placed fifth overall at the NCAA Central Region Skiing Championships held Saturday in Houghton, Mich. Due to heavy winds in excess of 40 miles per hour, the Classic and Freestyle races of the season's final NCAA qualifier took place on the same day with the Gusties securing fifth in both events in the nine-team field.
The Gustavus men’s and women’s nordic ski teams finished competition at the Central Collegiate Ski Association Championships on Sunday in favorable fashion, improving on Saturday’s Freestyle results to secure fifth and sixth place, respectively, in the overall team standings for the two-day meet.
The Gustavus men’s and women’s nordic ski teams turned in fifth and eighth place team finishes, respectively, in the freestyle event on the first day of the Central Collegiate Ski Association Championships held at Al Quaal Ski Trails in Ishpeming, Mich. The meet serves as the Gusties’ conference championship, and precedes the NCAA Central Region Qualifier to be held the weekend of February 18-19.
At the age of 17, Gustavus senior Jens Brabbit moved to Belgium to compete for the United States National Cycling team. Merely four years later, Brabbit is on the verge of graduating as one of the most accomplished athletes from Gustavus—as a Nordic skier. Seth Wisner chronicles Brabbit's collegiate skiing career at Gustavus.