NENSA is optimistically planning for a 2021-22 Eastern Cup season without travel limitations. We owe a debt of gratitude to our venues for the work they did this past winter whether they eventually hosted their events or not — a ride we all hope we never have to take again. Eastern Cup Bid Sheet […]
NENSA is proud to celebrate the athletic accomplishments of this winter by introducing the 2021 Elite and Development Team nominations and give you some updates looking towards summer. When we named our teams last year there was so much uncertainty — while we’re not totally our of the woods — it’s safe to say this […]
Our first ever NENSA Virtual Rollerski Event is back!! While you might not be as isolated as you were a year ago — this month we again focus on returning to rollerskis! We want you to challenge yourself and utilize rollerskis as a fun tool to access beautiful places! More so we want to build […]
Dear NENSA members and supporters ~ The New England Nordic Ski Association has been a part of my life since the organization’s inception in 1995. I am no Olympian, but because of NENSA, I have enjoyed cross-country skiing on so many levels: as a masters racer, having my kids involved in the BKL club program and […]
Thanks for making a difference! Give $25 or more to our NENSA April Fund Drive and be automatically entered to win one of these great prizes! Give as generously as you can in support of the NENSA programing that means the most to you, and THANK YOU!! Click here to DONATE and make your gift today! […]
Dear NENSA community ~ Thank you so much for being a part of NENSA and our year round programming. Each year NENSA has our Annual April Fund drive – a time we ask our cross country ski community for support in sustaining our organization and all the year round programing we do to keep our XC […]
As we entered into a season of uncertainty Kathy and Marty Hall reached out to support NENSA, athletes and clubs. “It is with great pride that we give these dollars to join the fray and journey to international success.” Originally, $5000 was earmarked for the top club throughout designated rollerski, Eastern Cup and Popular races, […]
This past winter, young skiers all across the east from Buffalo, NY to Waterville, ME participated in NENSA’s XC Ski Bingo game completing activities ranging from night skiing to backcountry skiing to obstacle course skiing. Each state had a unique card and forty-seven skiers completed at least one full row of their state’s Bingo card […]
Cross Country Skier
- Cross Country Skier...
Since autumn 2016, Cross Country Skier has been published in Jeffersonville, Vermont, by Height of Land Publications, the independent […]
- Jessie Diggins Wins...
Capping off a historic and unprecedented season of racing, Jessie Diggins wrapped up the World Cup calendar in Switzerland’s Engadin […]
- How to Develop Endurance. Four Best Endurance Exercises
How to get hardy? How to Build Endurance with Exercise? Are there any exercises you can use to develop endurance so that it becomes a part of life, like checking a betting promotion with your favorite bookmaker? You will find answers to these questions in this article. What is Endurance? Endurance is the ability to perform physical work without compromising its effectiveness. A hardy person can perform a certain movement for a long time without...
- The Devon Kershaw Show: Seeking Continuity in Canada
There was a time when the Canadian National Cross-Country Ski Team was the North American team to watch. As skiers like Kikkan Randall and Jessie Diggins found their footing, Becky Scott, Chandra Crawford, and Sara Renner were medaling at the Olympics. Alex Harvey and Kershaw won team sprint gold at the 2011 World Championships. And Harvey continued to romp – winning the 2017 World Championship gold in the 50k. Along the way, like many...