Drifter Time Trial June 2013

  The June 2013 edition of the Drifter Time Trial Run, 1.3 miles and 900 feet elevation gain, up Negro Canyon, Truckee, on June 27, 2013. SBA, ASC Comp, Devo, and Far West College Summer athletes enjoyed a  beautiful, warm morning for running. ResultsSummer Testing SchedulePhotos by MacBeth Graphics

Bliss Camp 2013

  Bliss Camp 2013 The Far West Nordic Dryland TAHOE/BLISS Training Camp, June 25-27, 2013. 28 (yes, 28) athletes running, rollin’, hiking, swimming, jumping, and much much more! Photos by MacBeth Graphics


2013 Rep sale

  Feed your inner gear habit July 6th. The annual ASC OUTDOOR REP SAMPLE sale is coming up  Sat. July 6th, 9am to 1pm in the ASC Training Center parking lot. Don’t miss out on some great deals on clothing, outdoor footwear, nordic skis, cycling stuff, backpacks, snowshoes, clothing etc etc. Fundraiser for the Auburn Ski Club Junior programs.

Firecracker Mile

2013 Firecracker Mile

  July 4th Firecracker Mile. Event starts at 9:45am by US Bank Thursday July 4th. 1 mile gravity fed fun event for all ages & abilities. Run through the crowds waiting for the parade. Fundraiser for Auburn Ski Club Nordic Programs. Visit ASC for details and registration.

Bliss Camp

  The clouds parted (slightly) and the lake glowed in all it’s beauty – Bliss Camp.

Drifter Time Trial

Julien Bordes

  The Drifter Time Trial uphill run this Saturday, June 29th, will meet at the Negro Canyon trail head at 9:15am. There will also be a  carpool meeting at Truckee High School at 9:00am to drive up to the trailhead. There is no fee for any Far West members who want to come do it. […]

Western REG-Agony Hill Time Trial June 2013

Agony Hill Time Trial  Park City, Utah: REG Nordic skiers ran an early morning time trial up 1200 feet of the 0.9 mile Agony Hill. One runner broke 15 minutes a few more broke into the 16 minute range as a great start for the western REG (Regional Elite Group) camp. Far West Nordic juniors […]

College Athletes in Residency


This week marks the start of the Summer Program for collegiate student-athletes. Most athletes have arrived at this point, with a couple more on the way in the coming weeks. It’s exciting to get rolling with the college group for the 3rd summer in a row. I started this program in the spring of 2011 […]

Canadian Strength Test

Saturday June 8thSugar Bowl Academy The Canadian Strength Test Pull-Ups (1 min), Recovery (1 min) Site-Ups (1 min), Recovery (1 min) Push-Ups (1 min), Recovery (1 min) Box jumps (1 min), Recovery (1 min) Bench Dips (1 min) To get a strength score, multiply the number of pull-ups completed by 3, then add that score […]