Anchorage skier Scott Patterson’s US championship was a Hail Mary. Now he’s headed to the Olympics

This year’s U.S. Olympic cross-country ski team has deep roots in Alaska, with eight of its 14 members either from Alaska or skiing with Alaska-based teams.

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Alaska’s elite nordic skiers face tough decisions on European World Cup

With the week-to-week travel required for the World Cup circuit, there’s no way for skiing to follow the “bubble” model that was successfully implemented by the NBA.

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