October 2013 – April 2014
The Canadian Strength Test
- Pull-Ups (1 min), Recovery (1 min)
- Sit-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 to the total repetitions completed in the other four exercises.
Drifter Time Trial
2 kilometers running hill climb up Negro Canyon
Saturday • October 26, 2013 • 6PM
Truckee Community Recreation Center
A Benefit for the Far West Nordic Junior Ski Program
The 28th annual Far West Nordic Auction/Raffle Party will be held at the Truckee Community Recreation Center
Far West Nordic’s largest fundraiser for its Junior Nordic Programs.
$40 Admission for ages 12 and up includes one raffle ticket.
$20 admission Juniors age 11 and under
$20 donation only ticket
Buy additional raffle tickets for $5 each.
Tickets will be available from Far West Nordic juniors, online, and at the door.
You can designate a Junior to receive credit for your online purchase.
We cannot credit individual Juniors for tickets purchased at the door.
Taco and Burrito Bar by Annette Burkart Catering
Parent Dessert Bar
Stop by our membership table to join or renew.
Thank you to those who have joined or renewed their membership for 2013-2014.
Live Auction • Silent Auction • Raffle Prizes
It is not necessary to be present to win.
Thanks to all of our generous donors we have a phenomenal array of raffle and auction prizes including…
The Grand Raffle Prize Dream Ski Package: Salomon boots and bindings, Fischer Skis, Swix Poles, all top of the line,
and a 90 minute “Pick Your Pro” lesson.
Great Auction Items include Ski Area Passes – Restaurant Dining – Romantic Weekend Getaways – Ski Equipment – Vacations – “Celebrity” Ski Lessons – Fine Art – Outdoor Gear & Clothing – “One of a Kind” Prizes
Check back here for a list of prizes.
Boca Double Pole 3k uphill
Roller skiing double pole only
All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Friday November 15th
5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
New Moon Natural Foods in Truckee.
New Moon Natural Foods in Truckee will be fundraising for the Elite Team. Mammoth Brewing Company will be sampling their beer with a $10 suggested donation with the proceeds going to The Far West Nordic Elite Team. Come and enjoy a beer tasting and help support he Elite Team!
Far West Nordic 2013 Kickoff Dinner
Sunday, December 8, 2013 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Guest Speaker: MARCUS NASH and other Tahoe Olympians
2-Time Olympian and 9-Time National Champion
Social hour with cash bar, 3 course dinner with beer and wine, and “Chance” raffle!
Buy your tickets today! One raffle ticket included with admission.
Chopped Cottonwood Caesar
(Individuals choose one on the night of the event)
Grilled Certified Angus Beef flank steak with a marsala demi-glace, roasted red potatoes and house vegetables
Pine nut crusted Southeast Asian basa with a tomato-dill Beurre blanc, rice, and house vegetables
Linguini with grilled chicken breast, diced tomatoes and a chipotle cream sauce
Butternut squash enchiladas with Ancho chile mole, cilantro and white cheddar cheese, sprinkled with toasted pumpkin seeds
Petite fresh berry crisp with whipped cream
Petite chocolate brownie with whipped cream
“Chance” Raffle prizes
- Blue Mountain Hat by Rivka Designs
- Marble Neck Warmer by Rivka Designs
- Soap, soap dish and loofa – Tahoe Mountain Soap Company
- Tea and t-shirt – Tahoe Teas
- Oakley Goggles
- Swix Ski Bag
- Olive Oils by Carolea
- Lisa’s Luscious Jams and Spreads
- Carmels and Carmel Syrup by Collin’s Caramels
- Kids skis – Rossi classic 150 with NNN bindings
- Margarita pitcher and four matching glasses
- Four 1-day xc ski trail passes at Tamarack
- Notecards by Kath McGaughey
- Renewal Dermatology, Gift Certificate $250.00
- Two lift passes to Sierra-at-Tahoe (good Mon-Fri)
- Andrew Newell, U.S. Olympic Team Polo Shirt
- Heart necklace by Riverside Studios
- Tim Hauserman’s book, Cross Country Skiing in the Sierra Nevadas
- K2 SNBD Snowboard, Coors Logo 22″ Stance and Length 55.9cm
Wild Cherries Coffee House in Truckee will be donating 10% of all sales on December 14th to the Far West Nordic Elite Team. Come and enjoy a coffee or meal and help support the Elite Team!
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All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.
The Far West Elite Team is hosting a plated dinner at the Tahoe Cross Country Yurt Saturday April 12th at 6:00 p.m. Please join us as we wrap up the most successful season the Far West Elite Team has ever had and look forward to another great year. A delicious dinner will be served by the Elite Team in their finest attire. As part of a delicious meal, we will have a meat and a vegetarian entree options and are happy to accommodate other dietary restrictions if informed ahead of time. Cost will be 40$ a plate and capped at 40 seats due to space. All of the proceeds will go towards the Elite Team.
Pancetta wrapped Dates
Curried Carrot Soup with flatbread
Herb Roasted Chicken
Roasted Winter Squash
on bed of a wild rice accompanied by roast asparagus and beets
Marsala Baked Apples