Estonian signs with UAF ski team

Submitted 2 years 2 months ago by jcook.

FAIRBANKS-The Alaska women's skiing team continues to add to their roster this offseason. Martina Himma from Tartu, Estonia will ski for UAF next season.

Himma is an accomplished Estonian skier. She was seventh in the skate race at the Estonian Jr National Championships and was a part of the championship team last year. She was second at that event in 2012 and won the classic team sprint 2011.

Himma also won the U-17 division and U-20 division of the Tartu Running Marathon event in back to back years.

She's the second signee to UAF joining Sarissa Lammers in the women's skiing recruiting class. Himma plans to major in general studies.