US Nationals Freestyle Mass Start


Women’s MJR 5kFar West Nordic Juniors: Hannah Halvorsen  5th FU16, Danielle Nivinski  19th FU18, and  Bria Riggs  23rd FU18.Far West Alumni: Katrin Larusson  5th FU20 and Joelle Romo 17th FU20.Women’s 20kChelsea Holmes 1st FSR (2nd overall) and  Annika Taylor  27th FU23Men’s MJR 10kFar West Nordic Juniors: Shane Christian  13th MU20, Dylan Syben 20th  MU18, Peter Holmes  29th […]

US Nationals Sprints


Today was Freestyle Sprint day at US Nationals. Huge congrats to Far West Nordic alum Katrin Larusson who was 3rd in the FJR A Finals and to Hannah Halvorsen for making the FSR quarterfinals after posting the 15th fastest time in the qualifiers. Far West Nordic Elite Team racer Patrick Johnson advanced to the MSR quarterfinals, […]

US Nationals 10/15k Classic


18 degrees with four inches of new snow made for perfect conditions for the 10/15k Classic races at US Nationals in Soldier Hollow. Far West Nordic was well represented including Brandon Herhusky 1st MU16, Peter Holmes 4th MU18, and Hannah Halvorsen 5th FU16.Women’s 10k ClassicFar West Nordic Juniors: Hannah Halvorsen 5th FU16, Bria Riggs 22nd […]

West Yellowstone Freestyle


The Far West Nordic athletes are on the road home after another successful day of racing against some of the fastest skiers in the nation. In the 15K Skate today, Patrick Johnson of the Far West Nordic Elite Team placed 12th in his class and teammate Wyatt Fereday was 27th. Shane Christian was 14th in U20, Peter […]

West Yellowstone SuperTour Opener

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25 Far West Nordic athletes and coaches are spending Thanksgiving in West Yellowstone. The 1.3km freestyle Sprint Competition marked the start of the SuperTour season and racers report excellent snow conditions.  Advancing to the finals Dylan Syben (MJR), Lizzie Larkins (FJR), Bria Riggs (FJR), and Danielle Nivinski (FJR) and racing in the FSR quarterfinals Hannah Halvorsen.  […]

West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone 2013

National U16 Camp by Lizzie Larkins

National U16 camp

Far West Nordic juniors  Julien Bordes, Hannah Halvorsen, Lizzie Larkins, Dylan Syben, and Sam Zabell just returned from Marquette Michigan where they spent a week training with the top J2s in the country at the National U16 Camp. Read Lizzie Larkin’s account of the week…

Peak-bagging, Rope Swinging, Watermelon, and More – 2013 Far West June Lake Camp by Nancy Fiddler


Far West juniors from Truckee, North Tahoe, Sugar Bowl Academy and Mammoth programs took part in a 4 day camp in the Eastern Sierra July 18-21. Camping in June Lake, participants experienced lots of sunshine and warm temperatures while putting in some high quality training. Campers from the north and south merged at the county […]

June Lake Camp 2013

  June Lake Camp 2013 The 2013 Far West Nordic June Lake Camp, led by Nancy Fiddler, Mark Nadell, and Marie French with a stellar support crew of Mike Mcelravey and Steve Twomey. Athletes included Carson Bold, Laurel Fiddler, Connor Kusumoto, Phillip Oxford, Cameron Small, Cody Atwood, Piper Joubert, Quinn Lehmkuhl, Jane Nall, JC Schoonmaker, […]

FW/PNSA Redwoods Camp

FW/PNSA Redwoods: August 13-17Open to all Far West Juniors who have qualified for Junior Nationals. We have a friendly rivalry and shared training and technique experiences with Pacific Northwest Junior skiers. A super fun and challenging camp geared towards getting you ready for the hard training in the fall that is necessary to make you […]