Central Cross Country Skiing (CXC) will provide an opportunity for qualified talented young juniors from the Midwest and Great Lakes Divisions to compete amongst their peers at the 2020 NENSA U18 Championships at Gore Mountain in North Creek, New York, March 13th to 15th.

Team Size

The team will be four U18 men and four U18 women for a total team size of 8 junior athletes from each Division - Midwest and Great Lakes.

Team Selection Criteria

The team will be selected by using the Midwest and Great Lakes Junior National U18 qualifying list.


Siiri Morse, Trip Leader/Midwest Head Coach, DXC
Paul Fraley, Great Lakes Head Coach, Copper Country Ski Tigers
Nikolai Anikin, Asst. Coach, DXC
Logan Zueger, Asst. Coach, Superiorland Ski Team

2020 Teams

Midwest Division - Men
Magnus O'Connor, Loppet Nordic Racing
Noah Erickson, NordicWerks SkiKlubb
Cole Johnson, Minneapolis Ski Club
Johnathan Hudrlik, NordicWerks SkiKlubb

Midwest Division - Women
Caroline Peterson, South Suburban Training Group
Emma Bratvold, Minneapolis Ski Club
Kathryn House, Loppet Nordic Racing
Erika Peterson, Loppet Nordic Racing

Great Lakes Division - Men
Nathan Grossklaus, Peak Nordic Ski Team
Joe Thuente, Vasa Ski Club
Ryan Miller, Vasa Ski Club
Rubin Hatfield, Superiorland Ski Club

Great Lakes Division - Women
Avery Tolbert, Peak Nordic Ski Team
Jane Straks, Peak Nordic Ski Team
Hanna O'Brien, Blackhawk Ski Club
KierstenRotar, Lakeland Nordic Ski Team