The Ultimate Skiing Showdown

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  Finalist Banff Mountain Film Festival. Watch the fastest sprinters in the World battle on the 2010 Olympic course, mixed with nordic stunts.

New Farm Team Suits

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Far West Nordic Farm Team racers sporting their new race suits Kara LaPoint, Michael Collins, Gus Johnson, Elias Bucher Farm Team photos by August Teague

FAR WEST NORDIC JUNIOR OLYMPIC TEAM NAMED

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The 4 Junior National qualifier races this season were the Snowshoe Thompson Classic, Sierra Skogsloppet, Allan Bard Classic, and the ASC Freestyle Sprints. At this time we have 28 athletes, plus 8 coaches heading to Minneapolis from March 5-13. Way to Go Team! J2 Girls: Katrin Larusson, Laurel Fiddler, Bria Riggs, Raylene Chew, Danielle Nivinski, […]

Chelsea Holmes takes 2nd in Aspen Owl Creek Chase

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Aspen, Colorado, February 13, 2011 Farm Team racer Chelsea Holmes was a very close 2nd in today’s Owl Creek Chase elite race at 1:05:44.3 just 2.7 seconds off the lead. Joanne Reid was 8th at 1:08:39.3

38th ANNUAL BJORNLOPPET AND CA SENIOR WINTER GAMES

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38th ANNUAL BJORNLOPPET XC SKI RACE WEEKEND AND CALIFORNIA SENIOR WINTER GAMES JOIN FORCES IN MARCH! Bear Valley Cross Country will host the 38th Annual Bjornloppet XC Ski Race and Festival on March 12th and March 13th, 2011. This is one of the longest running ski races in the west and it is open to all ages.  […]

ASC Freestyle Sprint Race JOQ 2011

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  ASC Freestyle Sprints JOQ February 13, 2011 Video by Jon Halvorsen

FREESTYLE SPRINT JOQ

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The FREESTYLE SPRINT JOQ event at Auburn Ski Club, February 13, 2011. Congratulations to Elias Bucher and Annika Taylor. Race Results Photos by MacBeth Graphics

PACO’S 15K VALENTINE RACE

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February 13, 2011 Tahoe Donner XC It was a beautiful day at Tahoe Donner XC for the 1st annual Paco’s 15k Valentine Race (formally Paco’s Presidents Cup). Beth Reid won the women’s 15k race at 39:29, followed by Kari Rust at 40:03, and Beth Thomas at 42:05. In the men’s 15k race Tav Streit was […]

PACO’S 15K VALENTINE RACE

February 13, 2011 It was a beautiful day at Tahoe Donner XC for the 1st annual Paco’s 15k Valentine Race (formally Paco’s Presidents Cup). Beth Reid won the women’s 15k race at 39:29, followed by Kari Rust at 40:03, and Beth Thomas at 42:05. In the men’s 15k race Tav Streit was 1st at 36:42 […]

Joanne Reid wins 5k Classic at Aspen SuperTour

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February 12,2011 Aspen, Colorado Joanne Reid won the women’s 5k Classic USSA SuperTour with a time of 15:35.3. Far West Farm team racer Chelsea Holmes placed 4th at 15:56.0. Joanne told FasterSkier “I’m not going to lie, I totally had no strategy. I just tried to have good technique and pushed all the way. I […]