NENSA is pleased to announce that this year’s Eastern U16 Championships will be held at JacksonXC in Jackson, New Hampshire on March 12th & 13th, 2022. We are excited to partner with JacksonXC to host this race weekend! In addition to being one of the largest cross country ski centers in the East, Jackson is […]
Check out all the latest news in this week’s KickZone ~ enjoy! https://conta.cc/31RdNmr Here is what we have for you in this edition of KickZone: NENSA recap of US Nationals, Qualifications & Junior National Staff Update Updates for 2022 Women’s XC Ski Day to be held Sunday 1/23 Popular/Citizen race offerings for the next two […]
Every year our Women’s XC Ski Day event chooses a benefit organization to support and this year we’re fundraising for Stride, an organization whose mission is to remove barriers to entry and get girls in the game and on the trails by providing mentorship, gear, and learning opportunities to young female athletes in Vermont. A portion […]
Last week approximately 100 Eastern skiers competed at the LL Bean US National XC Ski Championships in Soldier Hollow, Utah. There were many amazing results from Eastern skiers — but perhaps what stuck out most was the open collaboration between clubs throughout the region. In these uncertain and changing times (Covid and phasing out fluoros […]
Enjoy this week’s jam packed issue! https://conta.cc/3t2xaV0 Here is what we have for you in this edition of KickZone: Recap of the Jackson Jaunt by Damian Bolduc George Atkinson, founding NENSA Board member has passed away Bill Koch Youth Ski League Leader clinics are back Why you should come race and support the 6th Annual […]
After a year hiatus we are very happy to be back on the road visiting clubs all across our Eastern region! In collaboration with head club leaders, we have organized and conducted 3 Bill Koch Youth Ski League (BKYSL) clinics so far this season reaching a total of 5 clubs. These leader clinics are an […]
Jackson Jaunt Race Report provided by Damian Bolduc (NWVE) Skiers from around the region converged on Jackson, NH, for the Annual Jackson Jaunt. Most drove through some sort of precipitation as the first significant weather event of the new year was settling in. Leaving snow in Craftsbury, we hit a fine misty rain before leaving […]
We would like to share some changes to our Bill Koch League (BKL) race policies voted into place by our BKL District Chair Committee. Please know that all policy changes will be reviewed in our spring District Chair meeting so we can debrief the policies in practice and discuss any potential changes moving forward. Both […]
Cross Country Skier
- Tahoe’s Nordic...
After a year of extreme drought, extended heat waves, and severe forest fires, Lake Tahoe finally got its first significant snow of the […]
- Sun Valley: Nordic...
An airy snow falls as we glide past babbling creeks and through wintry meadows on the Galena Trails north of Ketchum, Idaho. All is quiet […]
- Olympics Preview: What We Know About the Courses and Venue
The season’s biggest races start in less than a month at a venue that is by all accounts well-designed, but also has yet to host an official FIS race. Here’s some of what is currently known about the National Cross-Country Skiing Centre in Zhangjiakou, 100-plus miles northwest of Beijing in the Hebei province of China. The Courses The races will be held at altitude. The stadium is located at an elevation of roughly 1,650 meters...
- Norris and Brennan Lead a Strong Showing for APU with Wins at the SuperTour 15k Mass Start Classic
By Rachel Bachman Perkins and Ella Hall The 2022 Sun Valley Nordic Invitational continued Sunday with 10/15-kilometer mass start classic races, featuring SuperTour, RMISA collegiate, and Intermountain junior national qualifier divisions. With overnight temperatures in the low teens which rose to roughly 20 degrees Fahrenheit by start time, tracks looked ideal for kicking and gliding on the meticulously groomed trails at the Lake Creek Ski Center in Ketchum, ID. Today’s races featured four laps each,...
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- The 2022 Canadian Birkie Ski Festival – Lets Birkie, Baby!
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- Living Nordic-ly: Discover Hood River, Oregon
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