Wausau Nordic United

This is a competitive high school cross-country ski program sponsored by the Wausau Nordic Ski Club.

Athletes from the greater Wausau/Central Wisconsin High Schools, including Home Schooled students, are invited to participate. Previous cross-country experience is not required to join.  All questions should be directed to Sally Wenzel, Program Manager, 715-721-0044 or Ross Dreger, Head Coach (715)693-4690.

Wausau Nordic United Girls win WI Nordic Ski 2017 Championship

Wausau Nordic United High School Girls Team won the 2017 Wisconsin Nordic Ski Championships on Sunday with 15 points, placing three skiers among the individual top ten in Cable, Wisconsin on Sunday, February 12th. United’s sophomore Olivia Dreger lead the team in 2nd place finish in the two-day pursuit race, followed closely by sophomore Lauren Lackman in third place.   Junior Anna Buchberger rounded out the team score in 10th place, and sophomore Ally Swensen followed close behind in 12th. Also skiing for the team were sophomore Erin Achatz, 37th, and junior Abigail Opatik, 59th. It was an exciting weekend for this young team whose hopes were high all season after a second place team finish last year.


​Left to Right:  Lauren Lackman, Erin Achatz, Abigail Opatik, Anna Buchberger, Olivia Dreger, and Ally Swensen.


​Top Left to Right:  Abigail Opatik, Ally Swensen, and Lauren LackmanBottom Left to Right:  Erin Achatz, Olivia Dreger, and Anna Buchberger


​Front left to right:  Coach Ross Dreger, Lauren Lackman, Stephen Koch, Anna Buchberger, Erin Achatz, Olivia Dreger, Abigail Opatik, Ally Swensen, and Connor Luedke.  Back left to right:  Jacob Novitch, Caleb Novitch, Nathan Koch, Samuel Hagedorn, and Coach Ernie Luedke

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