Join NENSA and Nonstop Nordic in Cumberland, Maine this Friday July 30th for the Good Times Roll featuring an individual start skate race. Location: Cumberland Fairgrounds, 175 Blanchard Road, Cumberland, Maine 7.5k Individual Start Skate Race: Top seeded athletes will compete on NENSA’s fleet of matched Swenor Rollerskis. 30 second start intervals. Registration will be limited to […]
It was a fast, furious, and fun day of racing in Craftsbury!! A big thank you to the Craftsbury Outdoor Center staff and volunteers. It was inspiring to see relative newbies to rollerskiing mixing it up out on the track with seasoned World Cup athletes! U16 Girls Amelia Circosta, Craftsbury Nordic Ski Club Julia Thurston, […]
Graham Taylor, founder of the Eastern High School Championships here in New England, the Massachusetts State Team Leader for decades, and Lincoln Sudbury High School XC Team Coach until the age of 90, as passed away. Graham was a true legend, and a wonderful man. I want to share to past NENSA articles on Graham, […]
Last week saw 36 athletes and 15 coaches come together from all across the East for a week of training, racing, learning, and collaboration at the Eastern Regional Elite Group Camp. Camp kicked off at the Green Mountain Valley School with an uphill run test and double pole challenge before moving to Lake Placid, NY […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: New England Nordic Ski Association (NENSA) 49 Pineland Drive, Suite 301A New Gloucester, ME 04260 June 30, 2021 The New England Nordic Ski Association is thrilled to announce our new partnership with Salomon as an Associate Level Sponsor/Partner for the next three years ~ 2021-22 through the 2023-24 seasons. Salomon is a […]
NENSA and The Maine Outdoor Wellness Center are thrilled to host the third annual Roy-llerski and Fundraiser this year during the month of July. The event, originally created by Jenny Wilbraham, was created in memory of Roy Varney to bring together the nordic community for support and to enjoy the sport they all shared. This […]
July 2, 2021 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm | Register HERE!! Join US Ski Team Coaches Matt Whitcomb and Kate (Barton) Johnson and Stratton Mountain School coach Alex Jospe for an afternoon technique clinic. This clinic is a part of the new US Ski & Ski and Snowboard L100 Coaches Education program. Come join leading regional coaches who will […]
The 2021 Eastern Regional Elite Group (REG) Camp is underway! We’re psyched to be back in person this year and are welcoming top junior skiers and their coaches from all across the East. Starting out at GMVS and before moving to Mount Van Hoevenberg later in the week, this camp will include an uphill run, […]
Cross Country Skier
- Glide to Grow
“It is not impermanence that makes us suffer. What makes us suffer is wanting things to be permanent when they are not.” The post Glide […]
- Cross Country Skier...
Since autumn 2016, Cross Country Skier has been published in Jeffersonville, Vermont, by Height of Land Publications, the independent […]
- Toby Creek Nordic Ski Club Seeks Head Coach
Toby Creek Nordic Ski Club (TCNSC) is seeking a head coach to lead and oversee programming from the Learning to Train through to Learning to Compete phases of athlete development. Our head coach will share our passion for Nordic skiing and inspire, support, and provide leadership to all of our athletes, with a primary focus on coaching and developing our older teenage athletes. They will inspire and engage all athletes in a safe, fun, inclusive,...
- The University of Denver Seeks Assistant Nordic Coach
The University of Denver is looking for Assistant Nordic Ski Coach for the upcoming 2021/22 season. The link below has the job’s description and instructions on how to apply for the position. For more information or questions, interested applicants can reach me at [email protected] and (970) 769-6980. https://jobs.du.edu/cw/en-us/job/494082/assistant-coach-nordic-skiing
The Nordic Approach
- Bring the Full Bounty of Italian Cooking into your Home Kitchen
Whenever I think of Italian food in America, I recall a scene from the 1996 film “Big Night” when Tony Shalhoub’s character—an assiduous Italian émigré and chef—throws a world-class kitchen conniption over two American diners’ repeated requests for a side of spaghetti and meatballs. The “seafood risotto” he declares, “is a starch. Spaghetti, is a The post Bring the Full Bounty of Italian Cooking into your Home Kitchen appeared first on The Nordic Approach.
- Intro to Roller Skiing Part 2: Get Rolling
Read ‘An Introduction to Roller Skiing-Part 1’ Before you hit that fresh, post-road-work pavement and start sweating happily through some roller skiing adventures, you need some wheels. A couple choices to make right off the bat: do you want to start by classic skiing or skate skiing? Do you want skis of the more affordable The post Intro to Roller Skiing Part 2: Get Rolling appeared first on The Nordic Approach.