Englund earns first career podium | SteamboatToday.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Englund earns first career podium

— Nita Englund jumped to a new height Sunday at a women’s ski jumping World Cup competition in Romania.

Englund, who trained with the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, placed second in the competition, her fourth top-10 performance of the season, and easily, the best showing of her career.

The big result came a day after she placed 12th on the same hill in Rasnov, Romania.



“I sometimes get excited when I see the conditions get worse because it is something that does not bother me,” she said in a U.S. Ski Team press release. “I honestly did not know it was a one rounder until I got to the bottom. I was ready to do it again! I think the best thing was that I stayed calm and focused on keeping my jump like training. I am cherishing the moment and I don’t think it really sank in yet.”

To reach Joel Reichenberger, call 970-871-4253, email jreichenberger@SteamboatToday.com or follow him on Twitter @JReich9




Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Steamboat and Routt County make the Steamboat Pilot & Today’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.

 

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User


News


See more