By: Chelsea Little for FasterSkier.com
Kikkan Randall returned to World Cup racing on Saturday, with baby in tow. The verdict on her performance: neither as good as hoped for, nor worse than history would predict.
On Saturday, the three-time Sprint World Cup champion competed in her first World Cup competition since 2014. Randall took the 2015/2016 season off while pregnant with her son, Breck. In her return to racing, she finished 52nd – 19.75 seconds off Krista Parmakoski of Finland’s qualifying time in the 1.4-kilometer classic sprint in Ruka, Finland, and 7.91 seconds out of qualifying for the quarterfinals.
The American star was disappointed, but unfazed.
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