U.S. coaches Matt Whitcomb, Erik Flora, Chris Grover after the first-ever American cross-country ski gold // photo courtesy Sarah Brunson and U.S. Ski Team

U.S. coaches Matt Whitcomb, Erik Flora, Chris Grover after the first-ever American cross-country ski gold // photo courtesy Sarah Brunson and U.S. Ski Team

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U.S. wins first-ever cross-country ski gold

Kikkan Randall and Jesse Diggins, racing Sunday with quiet confidence, won the team sprint at the 2013 world championships in Val de Fiemme, Italy, the first-ever gold medal for the United States in cross-country skiing.

Again, and for emphasis — the first-ever American world championships gold in cross-country skiing.