NENSA U16 Championships Trip
Central Cross Country Skiing (CXC) will provide an opportunity for qualified talented young juniors from the Midwest Division to compete amongst their peers at the 2020 NENSA U16 Championships at Mountain Top Inn & Resort in Chittenden Vermont, from March 6-8th.

Team Size

The team will be comprised of four U16 boys and four U16 girls for a total team size of 8 junior athletes.

Team Selection Criteria

1. The team will be selected by using the Midwest Junior National U16 qualifying list. Athletes ranked in 10th, 11th, 12th and 13th position on the final points list will qualify for the team.

2. 2019 Midwest NENSA U16 Team - Trip Info and Forms


All selected athletes will compete in team race suit and vests to represent CXC Midwest Division as a team. Coaches will receive vests.


Trip Leader and Head Coach: Bjorn Hanson (4591 Sports Development)

* Note: each coach on is a volunteer who is excited to be part of helping the MW's Junior athletes to have a great experience at the March Junior Trip.

2019 Team

Midwest Division - Men
Jakob Craig / Lakeland Nordic Ski Team
Aidan Earll / Wausau Nordic United
Magnus O'Connor / Loppet Nordic Racing
Noah Straka / Peak Nordic Ski Club

Midwest Division - Women
Lily Brown / Duluth XC / CXC Junior Development Program
Nina Chosy / Madison Nordic Ski Club / CXC Junior Development Program
Spirit Hess / Bay Nordic
Elsa Viren / Peak Nordic


Trip costs vary due to the location. For the past two years trip costs were $1,600 plus athletes' race kit and vest. Parents are welcome to join this trip with their athletes but will need to cover their expenses. CXC will advise with logistics of travel, housing and Awards Banquet information.