USA selects team for Lahti 2017

08 February 2017 23:42
Ben Loomis flying in Lillehammer
Ben Loomis flying in Lillehammer -

After a successful start to the 2016/17 racing season, the entire coaching staff was faced with some difficult decisions, as several athletes have taken their game to the next level in Nordic Combined.

“We have a few veterans with World Championship medals already on their walls in Bryan and Taylor Fletcher, so these selections were quite easy,” noted Dave Jarrett, Head Coach for USA Nordic Combined, “where the discussion became complicated with was the rest of our picks. We have a lot of very talented up and coming athletes and it was very close in some cases. Ultimately, I am confident that our selection criteria were fair and I believe we are sending a great team to Lahti.

The Nordic Combined squad for Lahti 2017 will be as follows:

Bryan Fletcher

Taylor Fletcher

Benjamin Berend

Adam Loomis

Ben Loomis