Anna Iverson, left, and Eva Goerin of the Juneau Nordic Ski Team race during practice at Sandy Beach on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. The team, made up of middle and high school students, is finding alternative ways of training without snow as they prepare for their upcoming season. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Anna Iverson, left, and Eva Goerin of the Juneau Nordic Ski Team race during practice at Sandy Beach on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. The team, made up of middle and high school students, is finding alternative ways of training without snow as they prepare for their upcoming season. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

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