Summerlike weather has inspired lots of folks to join the fun of #25kinmay for the third year in a row. This challenge was originally a way for our community to be together when they couldn’t due the pandemic. Luckily the immediacy of a virtual challenge is not as pressing these days — yet the catchy […]
Saturday, June 11, 2022 | Gould Academy | Bethel, ME Join NENSA and Gould Academy for the second annual Bethel-area rollerski clinic! All clinic participants will use NENSA’s Swenor Rollerskis, but remember to bring your own boots, poles, and helmet! We can accommodate SNS and Prolink/NNN bindings. Following the clinic, participants and their families are encouraged to […]
NENSA is looking for it’s next Leader ~ Executive Director Job Posting ONE WEEK LEFT The New England Nordic Ski Association (NENSA) is looking for its next Executive Director to lead this vibrant and thriving XC Ski Non-Profit Organization. Founded in 1995, NENSA is a member-supported service organization that promotes the culture of cross-country skiing by […]
NENSA is pleased to announce that the 2023 Women’s XC Ski Day will be hosted by JacksonXC in Jackson, NH on Sunday, January 22nd. This event was last held in Jackson in 2016 and we are excited to return to this fun venue. New England Women’s XC Ski Day was started in 2002 by former […]
NENSA is excited to share that the Bill Koch Ski League is a finalist for the 2022 FIS SnowKidz Award. This international award is presented every second year and “aims to recognize and promote the best examples of bringing children to the snow, in varying national circumstances.” This honor is truly a testament to the […]
NENSA’s first Virtual Rollerski Event is back for the 3rd year! SUBMIT YOUR ENTRIES HERE Back by popular demand, this is the event that gets people thinking about rolling every spring. We want to shift the paradigm of rollerski from being just a training mechanism — reach out to friends or connect with new ones […]
Every spring NENSA nominates an Elite and Development Team to honor the achievements of New England athletes. The winter of 2021-2022 featured the return of open sanctioned U.S. Ski & Snowboard racing in the East. Races were highly competitive and well attended, with 2885 racer starts in eight Eastern Cup and Super Tour events. NENSA […]
Our first ever NENSA Virtual Rollerski Event is just around the corner! Stay tuned for updates on the third edition of #25KinMay. Originally designed to bring our community together during the isolation of the pandemic, this ongoing program has grown to connect folks across the East and the world. Rollerskiing is a fun way […]
Cross Country Skier
- Indy XC Pass Debuts...
Since its debut in 2019, the Indy Pass has provided alpine skiers with affordable access to numerous independently owned ski areas across […]
- Skinny Skis … Big...
It’s not quite the X Games of Nordic skiing, but a new type of upcoming race promises plenty of airborne thrills. Inspired by a similar […]
- What makes a fast ski? A discussion on league-wide wax protocols and ski performance theory with Andy Gerlach, Zach Caldwell, and Knut Nystad (Part 2)
Click here to read part 1 of this story. In most states, youth skiing is divided between club and high school programming, where club programs support skiers looking to race competitively on a regional, national, or international level, perhaps with goals of NCAA skiing and beyond. High school ski programming is typically more participation focused, and comes with a much lower price tag for families, consequently with a much smaller program budget. It’s less about...
- The Devon Kershaw Show: 2023 starts now. (Okay, three weeks ago.)
You’ve been waiting on pins and needles for the first episode of this season’s Devon Kershaw Show; we know. But it’s been a busy spring. This edition was recorded a couple of weeks ago, so apologies we’re not up to speed on all the latest developments, but we break down some retirements and other off-season news and we’ll be back soon with some discussion of equal distance racing and other news. You can email us...
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