CALENDAR

 

November 2013 – May 2014

Nov
9
Sat
Boca Double Pole Time Trial @ Boca Reservoir
Nov 9 all-day

Boca Double Pole 3k uphill

Roller skiing double pole only
Individual start

Historical results

Nov
12
Tue
FAR WEST BOARD MEETING @ Tahoe XC Yurt
Nov 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Nov
15
Fri
New Moon Elite Team Fundraiser @ New Moon Natural Foods
Nov 15 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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!

Dec
8
Sun
Far West Nordic 2013 Season Kickoff Party @ Cottonwood Restaurant & Bar
Dec 8 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Far West Nordic 2013 Kickoff Dinner
Cottonwood Restaurant
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.

 

Menu

SALAD

Chopped Cottonwood Caesar 

ENTRÉE CHOICE
(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

DESSERT CHOICE

Petite fresh berry crisp with whipped cream
or
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
Dec
14
Sat
Wild Cherries Elite Team Fundraiser @ Wild Cherries Coffee House
Dec 14 @ 6:00 am – 6:00 pm

WC logoWild Cherries Coffee House in Truckee
Saturday, December 14th
6am-6pm

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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Feb
1
Sat
CLASSIC TECHNIQUE CLINIC @ Tahoe XC
Feb 1 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
  • Coaches: Glenn Jobe
  • Dates: Saturday, February 1, 2014 9:00am – 11:00am
  • Location: Tahoe XC
  • Cost: $50 Far West members; $70 non members

Back by popular demand is our classic ski clinic. This year it will be led by renowned Far West coach and Olympian Glenn Jobe. Glenn was an Olympic Biathlete in the 1980 Olympic Games, was the 1981 National Biathlon 20 km champion, as well as a former Far West Nordic head coach.  He was the founder of both the Kirkwood and Tahoe Donner Nordic centers and has been coaching Far West Junior skiers since 1977.

We’re scheduling this clinic before the Tahoe Rim Tour to give Far West members time to improve their classic techniques and get “on-course” instruction from some of Tahoe’s best classic skiers. This clinic is geared to intermediate and advanced classic skiers looking to improve their skills and race performance. This clinic will include 2 hours of “on snow” time where coaches will review various aspects of how you classic ski, help you correct bad habits, and identify opportunities for improving your skiing. After two hours of on-snow instruction, we will spend an hour reviewing video -where you will learn from analysis of your technique and in comparison to the technique of others.

Note: You’ll need a Tahoe XC trail pass for the day. Far West members can present their membership card to receive a full day pass at the half day rate.

 

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Mar
17
Mon
FAR WEST BOARD MEETING @ Tahoe XC Yurt
Mar 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Apr
12
Sat
Elite Team Dinner @ Tahoe Cross Country Yurt
Apr 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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.

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Menu

Hors D’oeuvres:

Pancetta wrapped Dates

Caprese

Soup:

Curried Carrot Soup with flatbread

Entrees:

Herb Roasted Chicken

-Or-

Roasted Winter Squash

on bed of a wild rice accompanied by roast asparagus and beets

Desert:

Marsala Baked Apples

Apr
14
Mon
FAR WEST BOARD MEETING @ Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation
Apr 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

May
10
Sat
END OF SEASON PARTY @ Rideout Community Center
May 10 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The end-of-season awards and party will be held on Saturday, May 10, 2014 from 1-4 pm at the 

Rideout Community Center, 740 Timberland Ln, Tahoe City, CA 96145

There are BBQs available.  This is a potluck, and you should bring your own utensils, plates and a cup.  Far West will provide water and lemonade.  If you want something stronger, you should BYOB.

This party is open to Far West Nordic juniors and their families, elite team, masters, and members.  Spread the word.