6-14-2011 Bounding Intervals SLC

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6-14-2011 Bounding Intervals SLC 3 sets of 15-20 second bounds – 2 set of 8 repetition at consistent race pace & 1 set of 5 repetitions at full effort. Always maintaining smooth rhythm and efficient technique

Truckee-Tahoe Nordic Training Groups 2011

Halvorsen June 2011

The Truckee-Tahoe Nordic training groups are enjoying a special treat this summer with the addition of a group of NCAA college skiers from the east coast. The brainchild of Martin Benes, Bates College Assistant Nordic Coach (and former Far West racer), athletes from Middlebury, Williams, Bates, and other schools are living and training out West […]

Auburn Ski Club’s Summer Training

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Auburn Ski Club’s “Summer” Training has begun with The Club’s Development Team and Competition Teams being joined by a group of East Coast Collegiate athletes who are here for the summer. Training has kicked off with a couple of ski workouts. ASC / FW Alumni – Martin Benes – has organized & is coaching this […]

Skate Sprint Speeds

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5-26-2011 USST and Canadian Natl Team Skate Sprint Speed Session 3 sets – 6 repetitions per set X 10 seconds per repetition Set One – Transition from downhill into flats (Drop-ins) Set Two – Transition from flat to uphill Set Three – Starts

Evening of Excellence

Natalie Cutler

Truckee High School announced its awards and scholarships on Wednesday night at its annual Evening of Excellence affair, demonstrating once again the amazing connection between Nordic skiing and educational accomplishments. The top honors in the school — based on grade point average — went to 4 cross country skiers. Tied for Valedictorian (the top grades […]

Rollerski Intervals

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Rulleskilandslaget på første samling våren 2011.

Meet the Moment


Cross Country Development Pipeline



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A few video clips of US Ski team and Canada’s first training camp in Bend Oregon.

Kelsey Dion: NCAA Rowing Champ

Kelsey Dion rowing

  Far West Nordic graduate Kelsey Dion lead her Bates College team to 2nd place in the NCAA Division III Women’s Rowing Championships. Kelsey is now a junior at Bates where she is on the rowing and cross country ski teams. Read the Sierra Sun article about Kelsey.