Jed and Summer Bentley excel at Nordic skiing championships

Jed Bentley strides toward the win in the U16 Eastern High School Championships 5K classic race at Gore Mountain in New York.

Jed Bentley strides toward the win in the U16 Eastern High School Championships 5K classic race at Gore Mountain in New York. —PHOTO BY JOHN BENTLEY

Summer Bentley skis the individual skate 5K race at Junior Nationals in Lake Placid, N.Y.

Summer Bentley skis the individual skate 5K race at Junior Nationals in Lake Placid, N.Y. —PHOTO BY JOHN BENTLEY

Summer Bentley skis the skate leg in the mixed relay at Junior Nationals in Lake Placid, N.Y.

Summer Bentley skis the skate leg in the mixed relay at Junior Nationals in Lake Placid, N.Y. —PHOTO BY JOHN BENTLEY

Jed Bentley races the NENSA Eastern Cup skate sprint in Holderness.

Jed Bentley races the NENSA Eastern Cup skate sprint in Holderness. —PHOTO BY JOHN BENTLEY

 Summer Bentley enjoys some free time at Mount Van Hoevenberg in front of the Junior Nationals logo in Lake Placid, N. Y>

 Summer Bentley enjoys some free time at Mount Van Hoevenberg in front of the Junior Nationals logo in Lake Placid, N. Y> —PHOTO BY JOHN BENTLEY

Jed Bentley (foreground) prepares for takeoff in the U16 Eastern High School Championships 5K classic race.

Jed Bentley (foreground) prepares for takeoff in the U16 Eastern High School Championships 5K classic race. —PHOTO BY JOHN BENTLEY

Summer Bentley skis the Eastern Cup 5K Classic in January in Lake Placid, N.Y.

Summer Bentley skis the Eastern Cup 5K Classic in January in Lake Placid, N.Y. —PHOTO BY JOHN BENTLEY

Published: 04-03-2024 7:45 AM

Jed and Summer Bentley, who both ski for Dublin XC out of Dublin, earned accolades at recent events, including Jed turning in a championship performance at the Eastern U16 Championships at Gore Mountain in New York.

Jed was the New England U16 overall boys champion after winning all three individual titles at the Eastern U16 Championships: the 5K classic race, the 5K skate race and the 1.1K sprint race. His New Hampshire relay team also won the gold medal.

Summer was one of six U16 girls named to the New England Junior National Team that competed with the top skiers across the nation at the Junior National Championships in Lake Placid, N.Y.  Summer competed in three individual races and one team relay, winning the bronze medal in the classic sprint race.

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