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Valley skiers take top spots at national championships

Valley skiers take top spots at national championships

The podiums at the U. S. National Distance Championships last week at Sun Valley, Idaho, were dominated by Nordic skiers familiar to the Methow Valley. On the women’s side, Caitlin Gregg won the 30-kilometer race with a commanding lead. Sadie Bjornsen, fresh off five months of racing on the World Cup circuit in Europe, was...
Greggs, Bjornsens compete in final World Cup races of the season

Greggs, Bjornsens compete in final World Cup races of the season

Four Nordic skiers with ties to the Methow Valley competed in the final World Cup races of the season in Oslo, Norway, last weekend. Methow Valley native Brian Gregg finished the men’s 50-kilometer course in 35th place, the top American finisher on Oslo’s Holmenkollen venue. Eric Bjornsen, another valley native, started but did not finish...
Sports briefs: March 11, 2015

Sports briefs: March 11, 2015

Another bronze for Caitlin Gregg Methow Valley native Brian Gregg and his wife, Caitlin, were the first American finishers at the 42-kilometer Engidine Ski Marathon in Switzerland last weekend, with Caitlin finishing third among women competitors. Brian finished 24th overall in the men’s competition. Other family members Chad Gregg and Jan Gregg also completed the...
Local Olympians visit elementary

Local Olympians visit elementary

Winter Olympics veterans Torin Koos of Leavenworth (left) and Winthrop’s Brian Gregg entertained students at Methow Valley Elementary School last week with a slide show and discussion about their participation in the 2014 winter games at Sochi, Russia, earlier this year.
Looking back at Sochi: Bjornsens, Smith fulfill Olympic dreams

Looking back at Sochi: Bjornsens, Smith fulfill Olympic dreams

By Mike Maltais
Sadie and Erik Bjornsen of Mazama and former Winthop resident Brian Gregg squeezed the final drops from their first Olympic experiences during the closing ceremonies of the XXII Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, on Sunday. Along the way all three found opportunities to …

Valley Olympians still skiing

By Mike Maltais
Methow Valley Olympian Sadie Bjornsen outdistanced her three U.S. teammates to place 18th in the women’s 10-kilometer classic race last Thursday…
Bjornsens, Gregg make their marks at Sochi games

Bjornsens, Gregg make their marks at Sochi games

By Mike Maltais
By the time you read this, Sadie Bjornsen, Erik Bjornsen and Brian Gregg will be seasoned XXII Olympic Winter Games veterans in at least one…
XXII Olympic Winter Games XC schedule

XXII Olympic Winter Games XC schedule

XXII Olympic Winter Games XC schedule* (Pacific Standard Times) (*Note12-hour time differential between Sochi, Russia, and U.S. PST) Saturday, Feb. 8 Women’s Skiathlon, (7.5K classic + 7.5K freestyle), Feb. 9, 2am PST Sunday, Feb. 9 Men’s Skiathlon (15K classic + 15K freestyle), Feb. 10, 2am PST Tuesday, Feb. 11 Women’s Sprint Free qualifier, Feb. 12, 2am,...
Olympic heights: Bjornsens, Gregg will ski for U.S.A. in Sochi

Olympic heights:
Bjornsens, Gregg will ski for U.S.A. in Sochi

By Mike Maltais
Five lighted Olympic rings suspended over the entry leading to Jim and Jan Gregg’s property north of Winthrop bear witness to a crowning achievement for some dedicated parents, the Methow Valley Nordic Team and a supporting cast of …

Bjornsen wins 15K national championship

By Mike Maltais
Erik Bjornsen captured a national championship title in the 15-kilometer classic and led a contingent of Methow Valley skiers who …