US Ski Jumping teams for 2017/18 announced

USA Nordic Sports announced its team nominations for the upcoming 2017/18 season on Thursday.

Kevin Bickner, who set a new US distance record in Ski Flying with 244.5 m in March in Vikersund and gained some attention with good performances at the end of last winter, is the only athlete of head coach Bine Norcic to achieve A Team status for next season.

Michael Glasder, Will Rhoads and Casey Larson were named to the B Team, Nicholas Mattoon and AJ Brown are on the C Team of USA Nordic.

"We've got a good, young team. They had a few strong results toward the end of the season last year and we're looking to build on those going into the Olympic year", Team Director Clint Jones is quoted on