Scandinavia Cup Update

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Far West Nordic juniors Hannah Halvorsen and Peter Holmes are in Rovaniemi, Finland for the 2014 Scandinavia Cup. Hannah was 18th overall (3rd U.S. female) in the Girls 5 km classic  and Peter Holmes took 41st overall in the Boys 10 km classic. Rescheduled due to cold temps on Friday, Peter Holmes was 24th in the 1.4km Boy’s […]

BOULDER MOUNTAIN TOUR

Far West Nordic was well represented in this weekend’s 32 km Boulder Mountain Tour in Sun Valley, Idaho. 620 skiers completed the 2014 Boulder Mountain Tour in Sun Valley, Idaho. The 32 km race is in its 39th year (42nd if you count the no snow years.)  Congrats to Elite Team racers Patrick Johnson for his […]

The Race is On!

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The CNISSF Mammoth Classic and Allan Bard 20 km Classic Races are on ! The Mammoth Classic is on January 31 and the Allan Bard on February 2nd. Tamarack is offering discounts on lodging, trail passes, and rentals. 30% off lodging at Tamarack Lodge and Resort from Thursday, January 30 to Sunday, February 2, 2014. Reservations must be […]

Alpenglow 2km, 5km, and 10km running/hiking/walking Event

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The folks at Alpenglow and Tahoe XC are excited for Summer! So much so that they are going to “guarantee” that it will snow soon by hosting a Running Race instead of the Alpenglow 20km. So, at this time, the ski race is ‘off’ and Alpenglow and TXC will be hosting the Alpenglow 2km, 5km, […]

Support TDXC’S Cross Country Ski Center

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Support TDXC’s plan to build a new Cross Country Ski Center. Please write to express your support of the new Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski facility proposed for construction later this year.  The Town will be reviewing the plans in February.  Letters to truckee@townoftruckee.com  and or  editor@sierrasun.com would be appreciated to show community support for […]

Monday’s JNQ MOVED to ASC!!

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The Skogsloppet at TDXC has been canceled or postponed. Auburn Ski Club will be hosting the MLK Freestyle JNQ Race. Monday January 20thInterval start at 9:30am$10 entry fee for ASCTC members, $15 for non-members until 4pm SaturdayRace day registration $30 This is a JNQ only event with the following ages classes U18/U20 boys  15km U18/U20 girls […]

Ingrid Roske for Snowfest Queen

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    Far West Junior INGRID ROSKE will be a SNOWFEST QUEEN candidate for Far West Nordic Ski Education Association. Please show your support for Ingrid by attending Snowfest events and purchasing raffle tickets from her. 50% of the ticket sales she achieves will go to help support Far West Nordic’s programs. Raffle tickets are […]

Utah Super JNQ – Soldier Hollow

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February 5-9, 2014 Cost: $495 Open to all Far West athletes age 13 or older (as of December 31, 2013) wishing for top-notch racing and ski travel experience. Sign-up Deadline: January 26th -firm! Sign Up Early, as this trip will Fill Up Quickly! This is one of the most anticipated trips of the year for the Juniors. […]

TED BEAUCHAMP SCHOLARSHIP 2014

The Far West Junior Committee is pleased to announce that the 2014 Ted Beauchamp Scholarship is now available for applications. This Scholarship is available to provide financial assistance to Far West Nordic Juniors (age 12-19) who are seeking to pursue XC skiing at his/her highest level and who need financial assistance to get there. Please […]

Wyatt Fereday Wins Teton Ridge Classic

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    Congrats to Elite Team racer Wyatt Fereday for his win at the Teton Ridge Classic  yesterday, January 11th, at Teton Ridge Ranch, Idaho. Wyatt finished the 28 km classic in 1:36:33 ,  with a two and a half minute lead.  Check out Wyatt’s race post in the Elite Team Blog. Race results Wyatt […]