The FIS Nordic Junior World Championships are back in the United States for the first time in more than 30 years.
The 2017 Junior World Championships and the U-23 cross-country World Championships kick off at Soldier Hollow Nordic Center in Midway and the Utah Olympic Park in Park City starting Monday.
According to the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA), it is expected to be the largest international event in Utah since the 2002 Olympic Winter Games 15 years ago. USSA anticipates more than 500 junior athletes to compete this week and as many as 1,500 athletes, coaches and support personnel to attend.