Kenai graduate Danielson takes 62nd at Junior Nationals

Kenai graduate Danielson takes 62nd at Junior Nationals

Karl Danielson, a 2018 graduate of Kenai Central High School currently redshirting his freshman season at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, represented the Kenai Peninsula with a 62nd place finish at the U.S. Cross Country Junior Nationals at Kincaid Park in Anchorage on Monday.

Danielson finished the men’s 10-kilometer individual freestyle race for Under-18 and Under-20 skiers in 25 minutes, 52.8 seconds. The race was won by Team Alaska’s Gus Schumacher in 22:48.2.

Team Alaska also picked up a victory in the women’s five-kilometer Under-18 and Under-20 race. Kendall Kramer won in 13:09.7.

Junior Nationals continue with classic sprints Wednesday, classic mass start races Friday and freestyle relays Saturday.

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