It was January 1992, Biwabik, MN, site of the U.S. Cross-Country Skiing Olympic Trials. I was ranked in the top two in the country coming into the trials, and poised to qualify for my third Olympic games. As the trials began, I was fighting a virus that I had picked up at a racing series […]
Last April when the scope of the pandemic and it’s associated regulations became clearer, there was legitimate concern that we might not be able to hold many events in a typical fashion, if at all. NENSA quickly gathered regional leaders from clubs, industry and medical professionals to gain insight and plot a course that would provide […]
Massachusetts was the first state to hold their Eastern State Champs race this past Saturday at the Leo J Martin Ski Track in Weston! In light of the pandemic, a combined EHSC and U16 Championship Event–Eastern State Champs 2021–is being held in every regularly participating state possible. The MA event consisted of a 6k individual […]
Since we cannot all gather in one place for our annual Festival in 2021, NENSA is working with clubs to support family, club, district, and state-based BKL Mini-Fests. Visit our Mini-Fest Homepage on the NENSA website where you’ll find support materials, information, and ideas for organizing a Mini-Fest as well as information about upcoming Mini-Fest […]
We look forward to welcoming and hosting friends from Maine on the beautiful trails at Quarry Road! The theme for the weekend is State by State United We Ski! While we cannot all gather at one festival, we can still celebrate skiing at home in our own state. We can focus on what makes Maine unique while celebrating a shared love […]
In the necessary absence of full region EHSC and U16 Championship events this year, a combined EHSC and U16 Championship race–Eastern State Champs 2021–will be held in every regularly participating New England state possible. Our first state to compete is Massachusetts! This Massachusetts Eastern States Champs race is open to all U16 and High School […]
This past weekend mother nature aided the return of competition to Prospect Mountain, Vermont. One hundred skiers made the journey to the southern part of the state for a weekend of classic competition on newly designed trails. While temperatures hovered in the single digits and teens most of the weekend intermittent sunshine and the […]
We continue to forge ahead into a winter of change. Many regions have created local solutions to reduced travel and number of competitive events able to be held. We remain strong and committed to keeping our community as safe as possible during a pandemic. We also realize that this comes with understandable frustration, especially for […]
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- How Covid is Making...
Late last April, a few weeks into our period of pandemic-induced self-isolation, I was struck hard by a moment of déjà vu. My wife, […]
- The Great Seattle...
In the pantheon of Seattle pow dumps, the Presidents’ Day weekend storm of 2021 was one for the record books, dropping more than a foot […]
- The Devon Kershaw Show: 2021 World Championships Women’s 30 k Classic
Here’s Therese Johaug after her dominant 30 k classic performance at the 2021 World Championship: “I never have been in such good shape. I am so happy. I’m 33 years and I know I’m getting older and older and I know that this time ends soon, so I am just so happy.” What the World Cup field has historically known is a Johaug in shape. Outright, she’s likely the best distance skier of all-time....
- Johaug Runs Away With Gold in the 30-kilometer Classic; Maubet Bjornsen 15th in Final Professional Race
This World Championship coverage is made possible through the generous support of Marty and Kathy Hall and their A Hall Mark of Excellence Award. To learn more about A Hall Mark of Excellence Award or to learn how you can support FasterSkier’s coverage please contact [email protected] A blanket of fresh snow lay on the ground while the frozen rocky peaks of the Bavarian Alps peaked through the clouds. Finally, Oberstdorf, Germany looked like a wintery...
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