SKI WITH THE OLYMPIANS

Olympians

Northstar-at-Tahoe  Thursday, April 14, 20111:30pm – 3:00pm Masters Clinic3:30pm – 5:00pm  Junior Clinic MASTERS CLINICThis is your chance to learn from and ski with three of the best  U.S. skiers who compete at the World and Olympic level: Kikkan Randall, Kris Freeman, and Andy Newell. They will be doing a clinic at Northstar-at-Tahoe on April […]

Auburn Ski Club Spring Fling

Spring Fling 2011

  April 17, 2011 9am-2pmAuburn Ski Club Auburn Ski Club’s annual end-of-season party. Come enjoy a BBQ lunch, games, awards, and fun including the annual Slush Cup where skiers, snowboarders, sledders and kayakers attempt to ski across water.

CHELSEA HOLMES BREAKTHROUGH YEAR by Jeff Schloss

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Chelsea Holmes has been a good ski racer for a number of years. She was atop ten finisher at JO’s in 2005 and she was an NCAA All-American while at UNR in 2009. But by all accounts this year has been a breakthrough year for her. Chelsea started the year strong with some top ten […]

CHELSEA HOLMES: MARCH FISCHER SELECT ATHLETE

Tahoe Rim Tour 2011 Chelsea Holmes.jpg

Far West Nordic Farm Team racer Chelsea Holmes has had an outstanding year. In recognition of her achievements this season, Fischer Skis has chosen Chelsea as their Fischer Skis Select Athlete of the Month for March. Faster Skier article Highlights of Chelsea’s year include 1st place finishes in both the 5k freestyle and 30k freestyle […]

MAMMOTH MARATHON

Tamarck Lodge XCApril 3, 2011 “It was a great race, Nancy Fiddler called it mixed conditions, but the racers where enthusiastic and had a good time.” – Ueli Luthi (race director) 39 racers completed the 42 kilometer marathon and another 49 completed the 21 kilometer half marathon. In the women’s marathon, Julie Young was 1st […]

USSA SUPERTOUR FINALS: Updated

Snowshoe Thompson 2010 Matt Gelso

2011 USSA Distance National Championships 50k/30k & USSA SuperTour FinalsSun Valley, IdahoMarch 26-April 2 Farm Team racers Chelsea Holmes and Matt Gelso are representing Far West Nordic this week in Sun Valley, Idaho for the 2011 USSA  National Championships followed by the 4 race USSA SuperTour FinalsOn Sunday, March 27th Chelsea Holmes was 8th in […]

MAMMOTH WINTER BIATHLON

Mammoth Biathlon 2011 wounded warrior

MAMMOTH WINTER BIATHLONTamarack Lodge XCMarch 25-27, 2011 “This was day one of the 2011 Mammoth Biathlon. Less than optimum conditions, but the organizers and volunteers pulled off a major miracle. The shooting faze of the competition had to be canceled. It came down to a cross country ski race in tough conditions. Today’s races consisted […]

BILLY DUTTON UPHILL

BILLY DUTTON UPHILLSQUAW VALLEY USA APRIL 10, 2011 8 AM UPHILL SKIERS, RUNNERS, AND SHOWSHOERS RACE AT SQUAW VALLEY Billy Dutton was an athlete with extraordinary endurance, equally famous for his great smile as he was for his daily (!) routine of skiing UP the Mountain Run on classic skis. As one of the founders […]

2011 MAMMOTH WINTER BIATHLON

Mammoth Biathlon 2011 wounded warrior

MAMMOTH WINTER BIATHLONTamarack Lodge XCMarch 25-27, 2011 “This was day one of the 2011 Mammoth Biathlon. Less than optimum conditions, but the organizers and volunteers pulled off a major miracle. The shooting faze of the competition had to be canceled. It came down to a cross country ski race in tough conditions. Today’s races consisted […]

MAMMOTH MARATHON TRIP

April 2-3, 2011Sign-up deadline March 28, 2011 MAMMOTH MARATHON: Our Annual Un-Official End of the Season Trip will be to Mammoth for the Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, and 10km; April 2-3, 2011. We will leave Truckee early on Saturday morning, drive to Tamarack and ski and register for the race. Then lunch and perhaps a little […]