BIWABIK, Minn. - Bjorn Halvorson of Minnehaha Academy was in fourth place after the first of two runs during the State Alpine Ski Meet at Giants Ridge in Biwabik. But the junior was confident he could make up the three tenths of a second needed to win.
Halvorson knew he had to let it fly on his second run in order to win. Bjorn skied turned in the fastest time of anyone in round two and won the state title by two tenths of a second.
This is Bjorn's first state alpine ski title and he plans to defend it next year.
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