THE GREAT SKI RACE® 2014 CANCELED

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For only the third time in 38 years, the Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue (TNSAR) Team is canceling the race for 2014. “We’re sorry skiers but based on the collective feedback and input we’ve received, 2014’s The Great Ski Race® is officially, and unfortunately, CANCELED. Thank you to everyone who participated in our poll and […]

41st ANNUAL BJORNLOPPET XC SKI RACE WEEKEND

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41st ANNUAL BJORNLOPPET XC SKI RACE WEEKEND AND CALIFORNIA SENIOR WINTER GAMES JOIN FORCES IN MARCH! Bear Valley Cross Country will host the 41st Annual Bjornloppet XC Ski Race and Festival on March 8th and March 9th, 2014. This is one of the longest running ski races in the west and it is open to all ages.  In […]

2014 Ted Beauchamp Scholarship Awarded

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The Far West Nordic Ski Association is pleased to announce that Peter Holmes has been awarded the Ted Beauchamp Scholarship for 2014. Peter is a senior at North Tahoe High School and captain of the North Tahoe Nordic Team. He was a member of the 2014 U.S. Scandio Team representing the USA and Far West […]

President’s Cup 2014

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2014 JUNIOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

February 28 through March 9 Open to all Junior National Qualified athletes for 2014. Cost:  $1640 Far West Uniform: $250 Signup/Payment Deadline: Thursday, February 20 Mandatory Team & Parent Meeting: Saturday, February 22 @ 4 pm at Auburn Ski Club (after the State Championships) Junior Nationals this year will be held at the Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe, […]

FAR WEST NORDIC JUNIOR NATIONAL TEAM NAMED

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This season there were 7 Junior National Qualifiers. Junior racers had to ski in 4 of the 7 races, and have a QUALIFYING time in 3 races, including both a classic and a freestyle (skate) race.Pending acceptance of their spot on the team, the following are the athletes that qualified for the Far West Nordic Junior […]

The Great Ski Race® at Royal Gorge 2014?

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Racers, It’s Up To You! The Facts: There is not enough snow in Truckee Royal Gorge XC has excellent conditions We can put on a “Great” Ski Race at Royal Gorge Best finish party including food, beer, and live band Single loop 30k and 15k courses Additional info on the FAQ PAGE. A decision will […]

Alpenglow Mountain Festival

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Nordic Week February 23rd – March 2ndHighlights include:  Grand Fondo w/ Katerina Nash 2.23 9am-12pm at Tahoe XC Daily community skis at Tahoe XC 9-10am (and a moonlight skate on 2.26 8pm) Daily skills clinics at Tahoe XC (taught by Ben G. and Kara Lapoint) 1030am GSR Wax Clinic AND Panel “How to Finish the […]

Super JNQ Freestyle

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It was another strong day for Far West Nordic racers in Soldier Hollow. The highlights of today’s 5k/10/15k  freestyle races were JC Schoonmaker’s 1st place MU14, Lizzie Larkins 4th FU16, Grace Bronstone’s 4th FU14, Christian Shane 5th MU20, Ryland Belisle 6th MU16, Camille Syben 6th FU14, Dylan Syben 8th MU18, and Amanda Kirkeby 8th FU18. […]

Soldier Hollow Classic Sprints JNQ

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36 Far West Nordic juniors are in Soldier Hollow for the Super JNQ where they’ll be racing hundreds of the fastest athletes from the Intermountain, Rocky, Pacific Northwest, and High Plains divisions.   Racing started with Friday’s Classic Sprints. Highlights included Brandon Herhusky finishing with the fastest time for the U16 Boys, Lizzie Larkins with the […]