2013 Chamonix France – Junior World’s
The USA was represented by Jeffrey Gay and Madi McKinstry at the Chamonix World Cup and Junior World Championships on February 9th and 10th. Both racers had parents at the races to cheer them on. On Saturday, Madi McKinstry brought home the Junior World’s Bronze Medal in the Sprint Classic.
Madi is spending the winter in Chamonix and is attending every World Cup Event. She will be home next week for Nationals in Steamboat Spring, before returning to race in Norway and Spain. Jeffrey is a student at UC Boulder and this trip was a quick break in his studies.
Saturday, February 9 – Sprint Classic
Madi was 3rd in the Juniors and 7the Overall
Jeffrey was 18th in the Juniors and 34th Overall
Junior Women’s Podium: 1 Johanna Holzman (GER), 2 Argeline Tanbouquet (FRA), 3 Madi McKinstry (USA)
Junior Men’s Podium: Tobi Mueller (GER), 2 Olle Collberg (SWE), 3 Thomas Sand Nordberg (NOR)
Women’s Podium: 1 Sigrid Rykhus (NOR), Lisa Englund (SWE), Laura Grenier-Soliget (FRA)
Men’s Podium: 1 Tobias Mueller (GER), 2 Phil Lau (FRA), 3 Mattias Wagenius (SWE)
Sunday, February 10 – Classic
Madi McKinstry reports that she was 6th today in the Junior World Classic race, Jeffrey Gay was a DNF.
Junior Women’s Podium: 1 Johanna Holzmann, 2 Argeline Tan Bouqet, 3 Ida Gresakker
Junior Men’s Podium:1 Tobi Muller, 2 Jonas Schmid, 3 Nicolas Michel
Overall Women’s Podium: 1 Sigrid Rykhus, 2 Amelie Reymond, 3 Johanna Holzmann
Overall Men’s Podium: 1 Mattias Wagenius, 2 Phil Lau, 3 Antoine Bouvier
For Complete Results:
FIS Video: Feb 9, 2103 – click here
Madi on the Podium – 3rd Place Sprint Classic
Junior World Championships