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BOISE -- Visually-impaired cross country skier Jake Adicoff of Ketchum has finished sixth in the 20 Kilometer Classic Race in the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

Rhe 18-year-old and his guide Reid Pletcher finished with a time of 58:37.4. That's six minutes off the winner's pace, according to Paralympic.org.

I came into this week thinking this would be my least favorite race and I know it s my most difficult race, Adicoff told journalist Nick Krueger of TeamUSA.org.

To finish sixth does a lot for my confidence wise heading into the rest of the week.

Canadian Brian McKeever won the event with a time of 52:37.1.

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