The Race season is not yet over!

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Have you forgotten to sign up for Far West this year or just haven’t got around to racing yet?   You are not alone! With ELEVEN races still on the schedule, it’s not too late to jump into The Sierra Ski Chase and have a chance of winning the “Overall Title” as well as a commemorative […]

Final JNQ this Weekend

PRESIDENTS’ CUP Monday, February 20, 2012 10AM Auburn Ski Club The 3rd and final JNQ is this weekend at Auburn Ski Club. Skate distances are 10 km for all J1/OJs and 5 km for all J2s. In addition, all juniors that participate in ALL 3 JNQs this year will receive the cool NEW JNQ T-shirt! […]

PACO’S VALENTINES RACE

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Paco’s Valentines RaceFebruary 12, 2012 It was a beautiful day at Tahoe Donner for the Paco’s Valentines Race. Farm Team racer Elias Bucher won the men’s 15 kilometer race with a time of 33:28, Tav Streit was 2nd at 33:46, and Farm Team racer Gus Johnson was 3rd at 34:16. Farm Team racer Kara LaPoint […]

Yosemite Nordic Holiday Races Canceled

It is with a sad heart that I write, but I am sure that you were wondering about our conditions anyway. We have decided to cancel our 2012 Nordic Holiday Ski Races. Unfortunately, we are in the same condition as many of the ski areas in California, low on snow. At this point, we do have […]

37th Annual Ski for Light International Week: Report from Soldier Hollow

Walter Raineri

Far West Nordic master and blind skier, Walt Raineri, took gold at the Ski for Light International Week Competition in Soldier Hollow, Utah on Saturday, February 11, 2012. Far West Nordic Community: Just finished up a week of Ski For Light International practice and competition sessions here at Soldier Hollow. On the 10th anniversary of the […]

CNISSF Pursuit

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Girls start of CNISSF pursuit race ASC February 10, 2012

Boulder Mountain Tour

2012 Boulder Mountain Tour

Far West Nordic was well represented in this weekend’s 32 km Boulder Mountain Tour in Sun Valley, Idaho. This year, 717 strong skiers finished the race on Saturday, February 4, 2012. Far Team racers Elias Bucher was 7th 18-24 year old men, 16th overall, Wyatt Fereday was 11th 18-24 year old men, 33rd overall, and […]

CNISSF Mammoth Classic 2012

The CNISSF Middle School Classic Race at Tamarack Lodge, Mammoth Lakes, on February 3rd, 2012Race Results Photos by MacBeth Graphics

Allan Bard Classic

Allan Bard Classic 2012

It was a nice , sunny, cold day at Tamarack Lodge for the Allan Bard Classic, the 2nd Junior National Qualifier of the season. Farm team racer Kara LaPoint won the 20k women’s race and August Teague won the 20k Men’s race.In the OJ/J1 boys 10 kilometer race Patrick McElravey was 1st, Jordan McElroy 2nd, […]

DOWNHILL TECHNIQUE CLINIC

Chauncey Parker

DOWNHILL TECHNIQUE CLINIC February 5, 2012 at Royal Gorge XC Chauncey Parker, a former coach of the UNR Nordic ski team, will lead our downhill clinic. We will explore ways to find speed on downhills and through transitions, choosing the best line around corners, and how to carry speed on technical sections of the race […]