kelly cask2013

    Our very own Kelly McElravey needs your vote! Truckee River Winery asked local artists to paint their retired barrels for the second annual Cask as Canvas Auction. Check out this year’s cask. Silent auction begins October 5-October 13.Please vote for and/or bid on Kelly’s barrel! Proceeds go to Far West Nordic Ski Education Association. 

Positions Open for 2013 U18 Nordic Junior Countries Competition

Positions Open for 2013 U18 Nordic Junior Countries Competition (J1 Trip) Rovaniemi, Finland – Jan 26 – Feb 7, 2014 The U.S. Ski Team and National Nordic Foundation are hiring two service staff and one Trip Leader to this year’s championships in Finland. The positions will be funded by National Nordic Foundation. The position will […]

Ironman Kara LaPoint


Far West Nordic is so proud to congratulate Kara LaPoint on her amazing Ironman finish! First amateur, 75th overall finisher (including men and women)!! Kara is amazing! She was a swimmer before discovering a passion for nordic skiing. She had amazing results as a skier, racing in college and then raced for Far West’s original Elite […]

Far West Nordic Academic Team


Calling all Far West Nordic Juniors! Far West Nordic is pleased to announce that selections are now open for the 2013-2014 Far West Nordic Academic Team. Starting in 2012, Far West Nordic began recognizing high school students in Far West Nordic who have been high achieving not only on the snow, but also in the […]

Donner Lake Turkey Trot


The Donner Lake Turkey Trot Saturday November 16, 2013The 37th annual Turkey Trot is a 7 mile road run around Donner LakeMashed Potato Mile for the kidsWin pies and Turkeys Fundraiser for the Auburn Ski Club Junior Nordic Team. Details at

Volunteer for Ironman Lake Tahoe


The Ironman Lake Tahoe is Sunday September 22nd. We are looking for 10-15 willing volunteers. FWNSEA could receive a grant of $1000 or more for supplying a group of volunteers for the Ironman Event. The shift will most likely be in or near Squaw Valley between the hours of either 6am-12pm or 12pm-6pm on Sunday, Sept. 22nd. […]

Far West Nordic 2013-2014 Elite Team

Far West Nordic would like to announce the naming of it’s Elite Team for 2013-2014. Welcome to new Elite Team members Franz Bernstein and Patrick Johnson, and returning members Spencer Eusden, Wyatt Fereday, and Holly Whitney. Meet the athletes of Far West Nordic Elite Team. CONGRATULATIONS!!! and Thank You for being a vital link to […]