Olympic Gold Medalist Kikkan Randal to present the grant at The Club at Riverside Golf Course on Thursday, October 14. Portland, Maine (September 22, 2021) – Fischer Skis has selected Portland Nordic as a recipient of its annual Fischer Grant program. The $2,500 grant, along with an additional $2,500 matching challenge grant, will go towards Portland Nordic’s plan to light a […]
NENSA is thrilled to officially welcome Fred Bailey to our staff. Fred has joined us in a newly created half-time position in Event Support, as well as continuing his work as our New England Technical Delegate Coordinator, which he has done for us for the past two years. Fred will be working 6 months of […]
This one-day clinic is open to anyone looking to improve their ski technique, and learn ways to teach others effectively. We will cover both classic and skate techniques. This clinic is part of the U.S. Ski & Snowboard (USSS) L100 certification process but you do not have to seek certification to participate. Read more about the USSS […]
NENSA is excited to bring back our annual Coaches Symposium and Technical Delegate & Event Organizers Training at the newly renovated Mt. Van Hoevenberg venue in Lake Placid, NY. NENSA will be having one of our Eastern Cup and U.S. Ski & Snowboard SuperTour weekends there in January of 2022, so it will be great […]
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A staunch crew of skiers braved the fog this morning in Warner, New Hampshire for the Rollins Roll Race, a classic hill climb up Mount Kearsarge. Congrats to everyone who competed in this test event, and a big thank you to the NH State Parks and all the awesome volunteers that came out to help […]
The NENSA Rollerski Race series heads to New Hampshire this Sunday August 22nd for the Rollins Roll, a classic individual start race up Mt. Kearsarge. This fun event has junior and senior categories and is a perfect opportunity to test your fitness on rollerskis and enjoy a scenic climb on a closed park road whether […]
In collaboration with the event hosts and our NENSA partners, we’re thrilled to present the NENSA Summer Rollerski Series! To build momentum across our eastern region, this series features events in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, and New York ranging from hill climbs to cross country cross events. See all events listed below on our […]
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Western colorado’s Grand Mesa is the highest flat-topped mountain in the world. Rising to 11,000 feet where the Colorado Plateau—Edward […]
- Harald Bjerke...
It’s only fitting that Harald Bjerke would write a history of Swix. Throughout his nearly 50-year tenure as product manager at the […]
- Nordic Nation: Moms Matter Now with Holly Brooks and Calisa Kastning
In this episode, we discuss the topic of maternal mental health with Holly Brooks and Calisa Kastning. On Mother’s Day, the partners announced the launch of their passion project, Moms Matter Now with the aim of supporting and empowering women as they transition into motherhood. For those unfamiliar with these names, Brooks is a two-time Olympian and U.S. Ski Team alumna who became a licensed professional counselor after retiring from professional skiing in 2016....
- Hailey Swirbul and the Way Opened by Jessie Diggins: by Paolo Romaniemi
“She Showed Us What We Young Americans Can Achieve.” This article was originally published in the Italian publication www.fondoitalia.it. This translated version, lightly edited for clarity, was shared with FasterSkier by the author. If Hailey Swirbul can be considered the most successful American cross-country skier ever at junior level and last season was able to get her first World Cup podium in Davos’ 10km classic, the “blame” or merit is — at least in part...
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