Julia Kern made her debut as a member of the Development Team on the U.S. Cross Country Ski Team during the 2015-16 season. She had breakthrough performances at SuperTours, Nationals, Junior Worlds and the OPA Cup, proving herself as a strong racer in many regards. With Kern’s strong passion for improving and achieving as a skier, she will be one to watch for in the future. Kern will attend Dartmouth College in the fall of 2016 and join the Dartmouth Ski Team.
Some of Kern’s best races of the 2015-16 season included grabbing second U20 in the U.S. Championships freestyle sprints in Houghton, MI, second in the SuperTour 10k classic race in Craftsbury, VT and second in a 10k freestyle race in Toblach, ITA during the OPA Cup Trip.