In just two years Cate Brams has become a fixture of the New England coaching community. In 202o, after racing for Middlebury College and the Sun Valley Gold Team, she returned home to Boston to help lead the Eastern Mass Cross Country (EMXC) program. In May of 2021, she was hired as the clubs first […]
July 5, 2022 To the New England Nordic Ski Association Community, NENSA is pleased to announce that Heidi Lange will be NENSA’s new Executive Director starting this month. Heidi lives in Lyme, NH and brings a wealth of experience in community work and non-profit fundraising to her new role at NENSA. She has been connected […]
It was a glorious of day for the first rollerski race of the 2022 NENSA Summer Series! A big thank you to the Craftsbury Outdoor Center staff and volunteers for all the hard work they put into hosting this event. It was extra exciting for this race to overlap with the Eastern Regional Elite Group […]
NENSA is thrilled to be included in these Grant Awards from the Killington World Cup Foundation (KWCF) for our 2022-23 season. Our grant from KWCF will help fund our Nordic Rocks program, which was developed to introduce a new generation of children in grades K-6 to the excitement found in the sport of cross country skiing. […]
The New England Nordic Ski Association (NENSA) is excited to announce that the 2023 New England Bill Koch League Festival will be hosted at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center in Craftsbury, VT March 4-5. The Festival is the marquee event of the Bill Koch Youth Ski League, the largest cross country ski program for children in […]
We are excited to kick off our 2022 NENSA Award announcements with the Bill Koch League Leadership award! The Bill Koch Youth Ski League is sustained by a large group of adults who give their time and energy to the sport that they love and every year the Bill Koch League Leadership Award honors one […]
NENSA is proud to offer seven competitive rollerski races this summer and fall. This is the fifth season NENSA has offered rollerski racing to complement winter programming and create year round events. When we design each years schedule we aim to complement high level racing experiences for elite athletes with something for all comers […]
Over the past few weeks Divisional Leaders have been meeting to discuss 2023 Junior Nationals to be hosted in Fairbanks, Alaska. The venue and organization at Birch Hill Recreation Area are second to none and the experience of traveling to interior Alaska is formative. In an effort to reduce expense, due to high fuel costs […]
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Since its debut in 2019, the Indy Pass has provided alpine skiers with affordable access to numerous independently owned ski areas across […]
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- Nordic Nation: Rebounding From Setbacks and Gaining Momentum with Julia Kern
At 24-years-old, Julia Kern is quickly becoming a seasoned veteran in her 7th year on the U.S. Ski Team. However, her career trajectory has been stepwise, not exponential. After making breakthroughs during the 2019-20 season, including her first World Cup podium in a skate sprint in Planica, Slovenia, she faced injuries and setbacks heading into the following season in 2020-2021, leaving her walking away from that season feeling disappointed in both her World Cup and...
- Q&A with New Faces on the U.S. Ski Team: Will Koch
U.S. Ski & Snowboard recently announced its U.S. Ski Team nominations for the 2022-23 season. Of the 22 athletes named to the team this season, six were not on the previous year’s roster, either newly named or renamed: Michael Earnhart, Walker Hall, Zak Ketterson, Will Koch, Finn O’Connell, and Sammy Smith. To help fans get to know these new(er) faces, FasterSkier is doing a series of interviews, providing insights into the factors that have contributed...
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