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Discussion: USA juniors summer trip

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Jun 17, 2016 6:28 PM # 
Hey All follow the juniors this summer at the following link
Jun 17, 2016 7:20 PM # 
This is great! Thanks for posting. I look forward to following the juniors' adventures this summer!
Jun 17, 2016 7:53 PM # 
Ah, thanks, was hoping for this! So exciting to be able to follow the juniors again this summer.
Jul 3, 2016 1:25 AM # 
Is there a website where the relay results for tomorrow will be posted, or any way to follow along in real time?
Jul 3, 2016 2:35 AM # 
Start List
Event Wbsite though no hint of live things
Jul 3, 2016 2:40 AM # 
Jan Erik's blog has some encounters with US athletes (Michael and Anton for now)
Jul 3, 2016 5:43 AM # 
Great blogging about the junior trip!

But no indication as to who wrote the blog entries...
Jul 3, 2016 3:27 PM # 
I exchanged some messages with Isabel. The team left right after the Swiss relays to head to Pontresina for a few days of pre-JWOC training, so Isabel didn't hear much about how it went for the men's teams. They were to take it easy, as they have JWOC starting in a week. She reported that the girls did really well, mostly running around 70 min for 6.8k with 270m of climb.
Jul 3, 2016 7:48 PM # 
Men Elite Map by Dani Hubmann
Jul 6, 2016 12:33 PM # 
Yay - there are a couple more entries:
Jul 8, 2016 10:32 PM # 
Online spectating should be good again this year. Here is link to JWOC Live pages.
Race times, Switzerland time zone:

  • Sunday July 10, 9:00-12:30, Sprint (live ticker, results, GPS and TV; startlists will publish at 19:00 CET on July 9)
  • Monday July 11, 9:00-16:30, Long
  • Wednesday July 13, 10:00-12:30, Middle Qual
  • Thursday July 14, 9:00-10:00, Middle B Final
  • Thursday July 14, 10:00-13:30, Middle A Finals
  • Friday July 15, 10:30-13:15, Relays

Dave Yee is heading over to photograph for ONA; hopefully we'll see daily photo highlights if he can find adequate internet.
Jul 9, 2016 7:40 PM # 
Hi all, I started a separate thread for people to talk about the Sprint! Under 12 hours to the start!
Jul 9, 2016 9:07 PM # 
Jul 10, 2016 12:19 AM # 
Thank you for posting the links to all the information about the juniors' adventures, Barb. It looks like they've been having lots of fun out in Europe this summer and that they are totally ready for this year's JWOC!
Jul 13, 2016 9:40 AM # 
Amanda and Aasne will comfortably make the Middle A final - awesome! Julia looks like she may as well, super! The US women are doing very well so far in the Middle Qual. Wish I could see Erin right now.

Pia and Leif Blake both finishing well for Canada.
Jul 13, 2016 9:57 AM # 
Top 20 make the final?

10 Aasne (Heat 3)
9 Amanda (Heat 1)
Michael is 17th! Awesome! Looks like he is in!
Oo, Martin currently 20th in his heat... slipped to 22, so B final

USA will have quite a few in the B final with solid races:
Isabel, Tyra, Julia (just a few places out of A), Evalin
Anton, Martin

Really strong results, all the women in A or B, that's great. Compared to a few years ago when we had few women, or just starting exposing more women to JWOC, but still hitting the C final a lot.

Congrats also to the first time juniors who got some great experience out there today! Years ahead of them to train and improve; I'm looking forward to watching their progress.
Jul 13, 2016 10:27 AM # 
Such great racing from US Juniors today! Three A finalists! How exciting!!!!
Jul 13, 2016 10:43 AM # 
Great to hear ! Good luck to all for the finals .
Jul 13, 2016 11:34 AM # 
Really great. Fun to watch Team USA, and follow along with all the successes!
Jul 13, 2016 11:58 AM # 
O Joy:
Wonderful! Run well and have fun in the finals.

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