CALENDAR

 

Jul
18
Thu
JUNE LAKE CAMP: June Lake, CA
Jul 18 – Jul 21 all-day
JUNE LAKE CAMP: June Lake, CA @ June Lake | California | United States
  • July 18-21, 2013
  • Cost: $240
  • Open to all Far West Nordic Juniors ages 13-19
  • Signup Deadline: July 12, 2013

junelake2012The June Lake Camp is a Far West classic, the longest-running Nordic training camp in the division. It is both super fun and extremely motivating for just about any Junior athlete, whether you’re an experienced racer or an up-and-coming young competitor. Based out of  (where else?) beautiful June Lake in the Eastern Sierra, activities will include some challenging & scenic runs, great roller skiing on spectacular roads, and also an incredible hike to the top of a 13,000+ ft. peak, where you will truly feel “on top of the world.” Combined with traditional fun games, swimming, and great camaraderie, the June Lake Camp is the one must-do training session of the summer.

Open to all Far West juniors age 13-19. A super fun and motivating camp for the ‘old hands” to the ‘newbies’. Camp consists of amazing hiking, rollerskiing, sightseeing, and technique-ing. Coaches will be Nancy Fiddler, Mark Nadell, Marie French, and others. Catering by Mac Gastronomaganza.

 

Checks are preferred for all payments.

Remember  (if you haven’t attended a Far West Camp or Trip in 2013 yet) to send in your Medical Release, Waiver & Release Form, and Code of Conduct Form well in advance!

Photos by MacBeth Graphics

Jul
20
Sat
Canadian Strength Test @ Sugar Bowl Academy
Jul 20 all-day

The Canadian Strength Test

  1. Pull-Ups (1 min), Recovery (1 min)
  2. Sit-Ups (1 min), Recovery (1 min)
  3. Push-Ups (1 min), Recovery (1 min)
  4. Box jumps (1 min), Recovery (1 min)
  5. Bench Dips (1 min)

To get a strength score, multiply the number of pull-ups completed by 3, then add that score to the total repetitions completed in the other four exercises.

Meet in the Sugar Bowl Academy parking lot at 9 am.
NO outdoor running shoes are allowed in the SBA gym, so bring indoor workout shoes.
All Far West athletes are welcome to come.

Aug
3
Sat
Squaw Valley Mountain Run @ Squaw Valley USA
Aug 3 all-day

For the past 32 years, on the first Saturday of August, hundreds runners and hikers have made the annual pilgrimage to the top of Squaw Valley to enjoy a great workout with stunning views of Lake Tahoe and the High Sierra.

Starting at the base of Squaw Valley USA (6200’) the course climbs the 3.6 mile mountain run to High Camp (8200’) where awards, raffle, music, light refreshments & beer are provided.

Participants can choose to RUN or take a more leisurely pace and HIKE, or Nordic walk (hike with poles). For the less energetic – let the cable car do the 2000 foot elevation gain & join our knowledgeable guides for the beautiful FLOWER WALK on easy rolling terrain

More info

Aug
9
Fri
Drifter Time Trial @ Negro Canyon
Aug 9 all-day

Drifter Time Trial

Meet at the Negro Canyon trailhead off of I-80 at 9:00am on Friday the 9th. All serious juniors and masters are welcome to join in. It is a hard uphill run of about 1.3 miles with 800 feet of elevation gain. Times range from 11-22 minutes for fit athletes.

2 kilometers running hill climb up Negro Canyon
Individual Start

Historical results

Aug
14
Wed
FW/PNSA Camp: Redwoods, CA
Aug 14 – Aug 18 all-day
  • August 14-18, 2013
  • Cost: $380
  • Open to Junior National Qualified athletes
  • Signup Deadline: August 8, 2013

Open to all Far West Juniors who have qualified for Junior Nationals. We have a friendly rivalry and shared training and technique experiences with Pacific Northwest Junior skiers. A super fun and challenging camp geared towards getting you ready for the hard training in the fall that is necessary to make you the best skier you can be. Camp consists of running, hiking, general water mayhem, rollerskiing, World Cup Soccer match, technique, and Fun; not necessarily in that order.

Coaches will be Ben Husaby, Gus Johnson, Spencer Eusden, plus others.

Checks are preferred for all payments.

Remember  (if you haven’t attended a Far West Camp or Trip in 2013 yet) to send in your Medical Release, Waiver & Release Form, and Code of Conduct Form well in advance!

Aug
24
Sat
Boca Double Pole Time Trial @ Boca Reservoir
Aug 24 all-day

Boca Double Pole 3k uphill

Roller skiing double pole only
Individual start

Historical results

Aug
31
Sat
Canadian Strength Test @ Tahoe XC
Aug 31 all-day

The Canadian Strength Test

  1. Pull-Ups (1 min), Recovery (1 min)
  2. Sit-Ups (1 min), Recovery (1 min)
  3. Push-Ups (1 min), Recovery (1 min)
  4. Box jumps (1 min), Recovery (1 min)
  5. Bench Dips (1 min)

To get a strength score, multiply the number of pull-ups completed by 3, then add that score to the total repetitions completed in the other four exercises.

Sep
14
Sat
Chuck Lyda Memorial Biathlon @ Auburn Ski Club
Sep 14 – Sep 15 all-day
Sep
28
Sat
Boca Double Pole Time Trial @ Boca Reservoir
Sep 28 all-day

Boca Double Pole 3k uphill

Roller skiing double pole only
Individual start

Historical results

Oct
12
Sat
Canadian Strength Test @ Tahoe XC
Oct 12 all-day

The Canadian Strength Test

  1. Pull-Ups (1 min), Recovery (1 min)
  2. Sit-Ups (1 min), Recovery (1 min)
  3. Push-Ups (1 min), Recovery (1 min)
  4. Box jumps (1 min), Recovery (1 min)
  5. Bench Dips (1 min)

To get a strength score, multiply the number of pull-ups completed by 3, then add that score to the total repetitions completed in the other four exercises.