Report From Soldier Hollow

Bria Riggs Soho 2012

33 Far West Nordic Junior athletes are in Soldier Hollow, Utah for the Intermountain/Rocky Mountain Super JNQ races. It was a brisk, beautiful day at Soldier Hollow for Friday’s Classic Sprints. The highlight results of the day were an overall win by Hannah Halvorsen  in the FJ3 girls competition (a 2.6 km race), a 2nd […]

Soldier Hollow 2012

FJ3 podium SOHO 2012

Soldier Hollow 2012Congrats to J3 racers Hannah Halvorsen, Brandon Herhusky, and Skyler Mullings.

ASC Race on Sunday January 29th


Date: Sunday January 29, 2012Time: 8 AMStart: Auburn Ski ClubMass StartDistance: 10 km (1.5 km youth race ages 13 and under)Registration: until 7:30am race day – or for a cheaper price & less hassle race morning – sign up online till 6pm Sat Info: auburnskiclub.orgSIERRA SKI CHASE Auburn Ski Club Training Center will be hosting […]

Sierra Ski Chase Changes


All Far West members who complete a minimum of 3 eligible XC races this season are eligible to receive the 2012 season commemorative Participation Prize. New Far West members will receive last years prize (a t shirt) for just 1 race!

At Last

snow at last

At Last

2012 Ted Beauchamp Scholarship Awarded

Melanie Swick

The Far West Nordic Junior Committee is pleased to announce the 2012 Ted Beauchamp Scholarship winner, Melanie Swick. Congratulations Melanie!Melanie is very deserving of this award as she epitomizes the late Ted Beauchamp in many ways. A relative new-comer, Melanie has quickly turned Nordic skiing into a palpable passion in her life. Her focus when […]

Volunteers Needed


Robin Morning is looking for volunteers to help with two races that are scheduled February 3rd and 5th, the Mammoth Classic Race and the Allan Bard Memorial. If you are willing to help out on either event, please contact Robin.

Missing Skis

missing skis

    A pair of Rossignol 191 Women’s Classic XIUM skis were picked up from the Minaret Mile on Monday Jan. 16th between 4:30pm and 5pm. These skis belong to one of our local High School Racers. Please call Rita Kirkeby at 760 805 4889 with any information.

Mammoth JNQ

Mammoth JOQ trip

February 3-5, 2012 Cost: $150; For an athlete providing all their own transportation and lodging but wishing to partake in Far West help/coaching waxing (glide wax the day before and kick wax the day of) their skis for the Mammoth JNQ, the cost will be $15; $90 SBA Open to all Far West juniors (age […]



2012 CNISSF Sugar Bowl Uphill January 13, 2012Sugar Bowl Ski Resort The 1st high school race of the season was a grueling uphill, Sugar Bowl’s Nob Hill Climb. Congratulations to winners Jordan McElroy, Laurel Fiddler, Eli Yale, and Amanda Kirkeby. Race Results Photos by MacBeth Graphics