February 25, 2012Cable & Hayward, WI Conditions were fast for the 39th American Birkebeiner with the temperature at start time about 10 degrees. 3738 racers finished the 50k Birkie Skate. Far Team racers Michael Collins and Wyatt Fereday along with Far West master Peter Hanson represented Far West Nordic. Michael Collins 27th – Men 25-29, 128th [...]
Mammoth MarathonMarch 31-April 1, 2012Our Annual Un-Official End of the Season Trip will be to Mammoth for the Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, and 10kmWe will leave Truckee early on Saturday morning, drive to Tamarack and ski and register for the race. Then lunch and perhaps a little drive to the warmth of Bishop for some bouldering- [...]
The 2012 The Great Ski Race is cancelled due to lack of snow. For only the second time in 36 years, the Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue (TNSAR) Team is cancelling the race for 2012. “We are an industrious bunch of winter enthusiasts, but even the most optimistic person can’t combat a petulant winter. It’s [...]
Saturday, 25 February JN Team Meeting 4pm. Tahoe XC Yurt (lookers left of the Great Race Start/Nordic Center) just outside Tahoe City. Parents are asked to attend as well. *It will be a potluck affair: – All Sugarbowl and Mammoth athletes bring a Dessert to share. – All ASC and other athletes bring a Salad [...]
Sunday February 26, 2012 10 AM Pro race; 12 noon Youth/Novice race 8km Pro/ 8 & 4km Novice/ 1km Youth 8km novice race added to ASC biathlon In response to many of our local racer’s requests – Auburn Ski Club has added an 8km Novice race to Sunday’s biathlon.With the Yosemite race being cancelled- so [...]
The 3 Junior National qualifier races this season were the ASC Classic Sprints, Allan Bard Classic, and the ASC Presidents’ Cup. At this time we have 29 athletes, plus 9 coaches heading to Soldier Hollow from March 3-10.Pending acceptance of their spot on the team, the following are the athletes that qualified for the Far [...]
There were 116 racers at Auburn Ski Club for today’s President’s Cup, the 3rd and final Junior National Qualifier for this season. Farm Team racer Elias Bucher won the 10 kilometer men’s race with a time of 20:43.7, Far West junior Patrick McElravey was 2nd at 20:47.0, and Tav Streit was 3rd at 20:53.6. Far [...]
Eat at Bill’s Rotisserie, located in the savemart shopping center, in Truckee this weekend! Mention Auburn Ski Club at time of your purchase and 20% of the total will go to ASC.
U.S. ski jumper Lindsey Van talks about the new documentary Ready to Fly. The film is about Lindsey’s – and the team’s – 13 year struggle to win approval to compete in the Olympic Games (they’re going to Sochi in 2014). Read more about this inspirational story in Outside Online.