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Jake Adicoff ’18 Wins Gold at Para Nordic Skiing World Cup Archives

Jake Adicoff ’18 (right) at the PyeongChang 2018 Test Event and World Cup winners podium with guide Sawyer Kesselheim. Photo: US Para Nordic Team Director John Farra

Para Nordic skier Jake Adicoff ’18 won the first race of his career at the Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games Test Event and World Cup, in the cross-country skiing long distance, visually impaired event, beating Sweden’s World Championships silver medallist Zebastian Modin.

“I am feeling tired. It was a good race, a lot of fun. It is good to be here testing the course ahead of next year’s Paralympic Winter Games,” Adicoff said. “Winning this race is a confidence boost for me.” Read more about the win and check out Adicoff’s racing bio.