CLASSIC TECHNIQUE VIDEO CLINIC
January 15, 2011 at Tahoe XC
This year it our classic technique clinic will be led by 2 renowned Far West coaches and Olympians Glenn Jobe and Nancy Fiddler. Glenn was an Olympic Biathlete in the 1980 Olympic Games, was the 1981 National Biathlon 20 km champion, as well as a former Far West Nordic head coach. He was the founder of both the Kirkwood and Tahoe Donner Nordic centers and has been coaching Far West Junior skiers since 1977. As an Olympian, Nancy competed in both the Calgary and Albertville Olympic games. In addition Nancy is a US national Champion with 14 national titles. Nancy currently directs the ski school at Tamarack Cross Country Ski Center at Mammoth Lakes.
DOWNHILL TECHNIQUE CLINIC
January 22, 2011 at Royal Gorge XC
Chauncey Parker, current President of the Far West Nordic Ski Education Association, will lead our downhill clinic. Chauncey is a former coach of the UNR Nordic ski team and a long-time resident of the Tahoe/Truckee area where he has been active in Nordic racing. We will explore ways to find speed on downhills and through transitions, choosing the best line around corners, and how to carry speed on technical sections of the race course. Improve your confidence, control, speed, and fun on the downhills through this specialized clinic that provides an in-depth focus on improving your skills on downhill terrain.
SKATE TECHNIQUE VIDEO CLINIC
January 29, 2011 at Tahoe XC
This year our skate clinic will be led by Peter Mayfield. Peter has been involved with cross country ski instruction for over 30 years. In the mid 80’s he was one of the top senior racers in Far West, competing in three US Nationals. Today, Peter is a lead examiner and clinician for PSIA, and continues to race. This clinic will focus on analyzing and improving your skating technique and improving performance in skate races. This clinic will include 2 hours of “on snow” time where coaches will review various aspects of how you skate ski, help you correct bad habits, and identify opportunities for improving your skiing.
Details on our Masters Clinics page.