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    • Haywood RACE Report: Alex Harvey 10th in Cogne World Cup.

      February 17, 2019

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      It was another nice sunny day, with temperatures in the +6 deg. C. range, as the skiers began their 10 and 15k classic races. A few of the big names were missing, as the skiers are completing their final preparations for the World Championships, which open in Seefeld, with the sprint on Thursday.


      Katherine Stewart-Jones was the top Canadian finisher in the women's race with a 33rd place finish and the race was won by Kerttu Niskanen of Finland. Cendrine Brown finished 48th and Emily Nishikawa did not finish. At 8k, Emily was in 19th place with no word yet on her reason for withdrawing.


      17.02.2019, Cogne, Italy (ITA): Katherine Stewart-Jones (CAN) - FIS world cup cross-country, 10km women, Cogne (ITA). www.nordicfocus.com. © Thibaut/NordicFocus.

      There were 3 Canadians racing the men's race, with Scott Hill and Evan Palmer-Charrette among the early starters.

      Alex Harvey skied to a solid 10th place finish, despite slipping a bit on some uphill sections as he was reportedly using skate skis. His glide and double poling on other sections seemed to make up for any difficulties he was having on the uphills. His form seems to be good as he heads into the Worlds.

      Evan Palmer-Charrette finished 56th and Scott Hill 58th.


      17.02.2019, Cogne, Italy (ITA): Alex Harvey (CAN) - FIS world cup cross-country, 15km men, Cogne (ITA). www.nordicfocus.com. © Thibaut/NordicFocus.

      The World Championships start on Thursday with skate, sprint races. It looks like a Live Stream will be available on CBC and Radio Canada for most, if not all of the events. You can also watch race action form the Para-Nordic World Championshi[ps in Prince George, with race action scheduled for 1:45 EST. A good idea to thank them for this coverage!


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