Liz Stephen Signs with Team Mad­shus

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Two-time Amer­i­can Olympian Liz Stephen has joined the Mad­shus team ros­ter for the up­com­ing cross-coun­try sea­son.

Stephen is known as a dis­tance skier as well as one of the best climbers in the world. She fin­ished fifth in the 2015 Tour de Ski, the best fin­ish by an Amer­i­can, as well as post­ing the sec­ond-fastest hill climb dur­ing the fi­nal stage of the 2016 Tour de Ski. She has com­peted in two Win­ter Olympics and four World Cham­pi­onships.

“I am so ex­cited to be join­ing the Mad­shus team,” said the 30-year-old Stephen, a na­tive of Ver­mont. “Af­ter some early-sea­son ski test­ing in May, I am so op­ti­mistic and ex­cited about the prod­uct and what it has to of­fer!”

The leg­endary Nor­we­gian man­u­fac­turer has been mak­ing skis since 1906 and cur­rently man­u­fac­tures boots and poles as well. “We are thrilled to be wel­com­ing Liz to Team Mad­shus this sea­son,” said Jill Nazeer, Mad­shus U.S. mar­ket­ing spe­cial­ist. “Liz has a clear tal­ent and

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