November – December 2013
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!
- November 23- December 1, 2013
- Cost: $1150
- Open to: any Far West Junior U16 and older (U14s need coaches’ permission)
- Sign-up Deadline: November 15th – no exceptions
How does a week of full time ski immersion sound? 7 days of on-snow training, technique, drills, and fun with Far West’s best coaches and our nation’s best skiers- the US Ski Team will be there as well as other divisions and clubs. Industry representatives and new product demos. A festive atmosphere. Join us to kick off your season in grand style.
Camp open to all Far West Juniors U16 and older. *U14′s need to talk to a coach and get his/her permission before signing up. This is an intensive camp with two x’s a day training and full skiing immersion. West Yellowstone is a long way from home in many ways…
Coaches will be Martin Benes, Gus Johnson, Caitlin Curran, Glenn Jobe, and August Teague.
Remember to send in your Medical Release, Waiver & Release Form, and Code of Conduct Form well in advance!
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
THURSDAY DEC 12
9:30 – noon Early season classic tune up
1:00 – 3:30pm Skating-improver tips & teaching tips
4pm -6pm Silly Sprint Race. Happy hour drink specials & Soup & Salad at TDXC
FRIDAY DEC 13
9:30 – noon Classic – How to get up the hills more efficiently
1:00 – 4:00pm Compare your form to the pros with Dartfish Video Technology* Limited spaces – sign up early for this clinic! Sponsored by Reno’s Silver Sage Sports Performance. Julie Young and Paul Peterson
6pm -9pm Dinner & music: A pizza feast & desert prepared by the chefs at Tahoe Donner XC: $20 includes your first drink. Open Mike music.
SATURDAY DEC 14
9am – 4pm PSIA level 1 Prep Course - for people interested in becoming certified with Professional Ski Instructors of America – contact PSIA office for information.
9:30 – noon Refine your classic skiing with Olympian Nancy Fiddler * Limited spaces – sign up early for this clinic!
1:00 – 3:30pm Refining your skating with Olympian Katerina Nash Limited spaces – reserve you space for this clinic!
4pm Classic grip waxing, Hard wax & Klister
Early bird pricing- All three days: $195, $70 a day or $40 per clinic
For signups after Dec. 9th: $205, $80 and $45
PSIA Members pre registered via www.psia-w.org get a free trail pass.
Far West Members pre registered via www.farwestnordic.org get a $15 trail pass.
We reserve the right to combine or cancel sessions based on registration
Sign ups after Dec. 9 are not guaranteed a spot in the requested clinic. We will do our best to accomodate everyone in a clinic appropriate to their interest and skill level. For last minute questions contact Mitch at the PSIA office, (530) 587-7642
Online registration is now closed. There will be day of signups. Please bring your current Far West Nordic membership card and cash or check only. Please contact Mitch Dion at (530) 587-7642 for additional information.
HS: 3×3 km
MS: 3×1.5 km
HS: 12 noon
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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Date: Sunday December 15, 2013
Time: 10 AM
Start: Tamarack Lodge XC (start at Packstation)
Distance: 10 km (juniors 5 km; kids 2 km)
Cost: Pre Reg $25 by 12/8; Late Reg $30; Juniors and Kids $5)
Date: Saturday December 21, 2013
Time: 10 AM (youth start 9:30am)
Start: ASC Training Center
Distance: 1 km
Cost: Pre Registration (by 2/18) $25, Juniors $20, Youth race $10 for ages 12 and under; Late Reg $40 , Juniors $35, Youth race $25
USSA scoring + $10 (For athletes wishing to be USSA scored (yes that’s all you Junior National hopefuls) add $10
ASC members $5 discount for preregistration
Register online at athleteinyou
Preregistration required for JN Qualification