Unofficial Rankings for the US International Team Selection

Unofficial Rankings for the US Junior
International Team Selection Method
for Selection Year 2001

Rankings for 2004, 2003, and 2002 are also available.



       Score   Name                2001     2000     1999    WGC'01   WGC'99
  1   97.3072 Sorenson, Danny     1.0000   0.9369   0.9439   0.8354   0.0100
  2   96.8132 Schwenkler          0.9809   0.9430   0.9543            0.0100
  3   80.3284 Howard              0.7081   0.9064   0.8345   0.4255
  4   74.9799 Robison             0.7805                     0.7165
  5   45.2764 Saunders, Chris     0.8707

6 45.2244 Willat 0.8697


The 52% contributing score is displayed in red bold, and the 48% contributing score is in blue italics.   The top 5 pilots, and pilots with scores greater than 90% of the top score, are eligible.

The Junior Team selection Competition Fractional Score (CFS) for a year is based upon a "pseudo-nationals" consisting of the best performance in all of the US National Soaring Championships for the year.   Only scores equal to at least 60% of the USNSC winner's score contribute.   Clicking on the contribution for a year will take you to the USNSC that yielded the score.

According to the FAI Sporting Code Section 3, Chapter 7, 8.2.b, the Juniors' championships "are open to pilots whose 25th birthday occurs in the calendar year (1 January to 31 December) which includes the date of the start of the championships, or occurs later."

Complete information about the Junior Team is available at the Official US Junior Team WWW Site

Unofficial relative scores for the mathematically possible Junior Class contenders to win the place on the US Team in 2002 are available.


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