The David Quinn Award

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The Dave Quinn Award: PETER HOLMES Each year the USSA  Junior Cross Country Subcommittee presents the David Quinn award to recognize Junior Olympics athlete who best exemplifies the ideals of the cross country ski sport which Dave Quinn expressed through his life. In addition to outstanding results, nominees should have special attributes such as love for […]

JN 3×3 Freestyle Relays

In today’s 3×3 km freestyle relays Far West Nordic MU20 team of Peter Holmes, Shane Christian, and Patrick McElravey placed 2nd, our FU16 team of Hannah Halvorsen, Lizzie Larkins, and Jenna Rohlf placed 4th, our FU20 team of Laurel Fiddler, Danielle Nivinski, and Amanda Kirkeby took 8th,  and our MU16 team of Brandon Herhusky, Ryland […]

Support Far West Nordic

  SUPPORT FAR WEST NORDIC TODAY! We need your help! Please contribute to our annual Juniors Fundraising Campaign. Visit the  JN Blog site and DONATE today.

2015 XC Junior Nationals Organizing and informational meeting

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The 2015 USSA  XC Junior Nationals are coming to the Auburn Ski Club Training Center and Far West March 8-14th 2015!  It will be our region’s turn to welcome the Nation’s best cross country skiers, coaches and spectators and show them what Far West is all about. With our successful 2005 and 2009 JN’s to […]

JN Classic Sprints

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Classic Sprint day at Stowe and Peter Holmes won his 2nd National Championship taking 1st MU18. Other highlight results of the day Hannah Halvorsen 4th in the FU16 A Final, Lizzie Larkins 3rd in the FU16 B Final, Patrick McElravey 5th MU20 A Final, and Laurel Fiddler 5th in the FU20B Final. Making the quarterfinals Skyler Mullings, […]

JN Classic Interval Start

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Monday, the first day of competition at the 2014 Junior Nationals, were the 5k/10k classic interval start races. The highlight results of the day were Peter Holmes taking 1st MU18, Hannah Halvorsen 3rd FU16, and Patrick McElravey 6th MU20. 10k MU18/MU20: Peter Holmes 1st MU18, Patrick McElravey 6th MU20, Shane Christian  35th MU20, Peter Carroll 38th MU18, Dylan Syben 45th […]

Far West Nordic Junior National Team

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The Far West Nordic Junior National Team and 8 coaches are headed to Stowe,Vermont from February 28- March 9th. Follow the Team on their JN Blog and on their Facebook page! The following are the athletes on the Far West Nordic Junior National Team for 2014.  U16 Girls:  Kyla Burrill, Hannah Halvorsen , Eleanore Hamilton, Elizabeth Larkins, […]

BEAR VALLEY BJORNLOPPET TRIP

Campers will travel to the beautiful Bear Valley XC Centre on the Central Sierra’s west side for a weekend of racing and camaraderie. It is a super fun place to ski with great terrain and fun courses. Paul Peterson, and his staff at Bear Valley XC, are super accommodating and welcoming and will treat you […]

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

  2014 President’s Cup Race ResultsJNQ ResultsPhotos by MacBeth Graphics