Four Dublin Nordic skiers qualified for the Eastern High School Championships representing Team New Hampshire, Calvin Bates '17 and Lillian Bates '19 of Dublin, George Henry Werowinski '17 of Acton, MA, and Viivi Salmi of Munio, Finland qualified by finishing among the top twenty four boys and girls at the New Hampshire state qualifying meet at Bretton Woods on January 23rd. Nearly 900 skiers from across the state showed up at what has become the largest state qualifier in the country.
The Dublin group, which also trains with Coach Kathy Maddock of the newly formed Dublin XC Ski Club, will ski in four races at Middlebury College's Rikert Nordic Center March 18-20th. Calvin qualified in 2nd place, George Henry in 13th, Lilly in 7th, and Viivi in 21st. By finishing as the 3rd fastest girl under the age of 16, Lilly will also represent New Hampshire at the U16 Eastern Championships in Rumford, Maine March 11-13th.