Randall is helping analyze the events for TV viewers nationwide and stoking the competitive fire for young and old skiers alike.
Anchorage’s Rosie Brennan is returning to the Olympics after racing in 2018.
Randall has been living in Canada but grew up in Anchorage and won an Olympic gold medal in 2018.
Alaskan skier and Olympic gold medalist Kikkan Randall has cancer, she said in an announcement on Instagram Wednesday morning. “The color pink has taken on a new chapter in my life,” Randall said in her post on social media.
An Alaskan skier made Olympic history today. Kikkan Randall and her teammate from Minnesota Jessie Diggins won gold in Pyeongchang in the cross-country team sprint.
The U.S. Ski Team is taking 10 Alaskan cross-country skiers to the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, in February. Four skiers had pre-qualified for the Olympics: Kikkan Randall, Sadie and Erik Bjornsen and Rosie Brennan. The rest of the team was announced Friday morning.
About two dozen women take advantage of the summertime snow during a week-long training camp.
The 2014 U.S. National Championships and SuperTour Finals for cross-country skiing are set to start in just over a week in Anchorage.
Following disappointing races at the Sochi Olympics, Randall of Anchorage, won a World Cup sprint race in Finland over the weekend.
The Anchorage skier failed to medal in the Olympic skate sprint in Sochi- an event many thought she would win.