CALENDAR

 

Feb
11
Mon
FAR WEST BOARD MEETING @ Tahoe XC Yurt
Feb 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Mar
1
Fri
Farm Team Dinner @ Tahoe Donner XC
Mar 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Far West Nordic head coach and chef extraordinaire Ben Grasseschi and Linda Dore Foodservice will be cooking up a three course meal  in the Ski Centre at TDXC. Enjoy a fun and festive event to support the Farm Team.

Ski with farmers to Moondance Hut where you will be served hot cider and cocoa- spiced of course!, then ski back with headlamps, mingle a little and then sit down to appetizers and wine/beer, then have soup, entree, and dessert. Background music by Mark Nadell & Bill Blaylock. Raffle.
Seating is limited to ~ 40 people.

Diners only are welcome to show up at 6:15 pm and skiers at 5 pm. All skiers should bring a headlamp.

Fundraiser for the Farm Team.

 

 

Menu

Hot Drinks and Smores out at the Moondance Hut

followed by Wine/Beer 

Antipasti
Avocado, Beet, Arugula crustini and

Proscutto wrapped fig, goat cheese, basil “sushi”

Zuppa
Carrot and Fennel with olive aioli

Secondi
Grilled Moroccan chicken with Israeli couscous and sautéed greens or

Creamy Polenta with grilled vegetables and marinara

Dolci
Lemon Pound Cake with citrus glaze and mint
or

Warm mixed Berry Cobbler with Vanilla Ice Cream

Mar
4
Mon
FAR WEST BOARD MEETING @ Tahoe Donner XC
Mar 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Apr
2
Tue
2013 USSA SUPERTOUR FINALS and 30/50KM NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS @ multiple
Apr 2 – Apr 11 all-day

Must be USSA or FIS licenced .

Apr
22
Mon
FAR WEST BOARD MEETING @ Tahoe XC Yurt
Apr 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

May
13
Mon
FAR WEST BOARD MEETING and ANNUAL ELECTION OF DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS @ Truckee River Winery
May 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Far West Nordic Annual Meeting and the Annual Election of Directors and Officers will be held Monday, May 13, 2013 at the Truckee River Winery (11467 Brockway Road, Truckee CA). Appetizers and wine and an informal get together from 5:30 pm followed by the board meeting and annual election of directors and officers at 6:30 pm. Come meet the Far West Nordic directors, officers, and committee members. Learn how you can get involved and help shape the future of Far West Nordic.

Jun
8
Sat
Canadian Strength Test @ Sugar Bowl Academy
Jun 8 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. We will go for a warm up run and then get into testing.
NO outdoor running shoes are allowed in the SBA gym, so bring indoor workout shoes.
All Far West athletes are welcome to come.

Jun
29
Sat
Drifter Time Trial @ Negro Canyon
Jun 29 @ 9:15 am – 12:00 pm

Drifter Time Trial
2 kilometers running hill climb up Negro Canyon
Individual Start

Historical results

 

The Drifter time trial up hill run this Saturday 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. It is about 1.3 miles and 900 feet elevation gain. We warm up up the trail about 1 mile to the start spot and the actual time trial starts at about 9:45 once we are all up at the start. Far West juniors are encouraged to come and race and adults are welcome too. It is a hard effort.

Jul
13
Sat
Boca Double Pole Time Trial – CANCELED @ Boca Reservoir
Jul 13 all-day

Boca Double Pole 3k uphill

Roller skiing double pole only
Individual start

Historical results

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.