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 […]

US Nationals Classic Sprints

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Classic Sprint day at US Nationals and a huge shout out to Patrick McElravey for his 8th place overall in the qualifier! Qualifier Results:Far West Nordic Juniors: Bria Riggs 11th FU18.Far West Nordic Alumni: Chelsea Holmes 9th FSR and Joelle Romo 6th FU20. Far West Nordic Juniors:  Sam Zabell  18th MU18 and Brandon Herhusky  1st […]

US Nationals Freestyle Mass Start

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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 […]

Holmes and Halvorsen Named to Scandia Cup Team

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Holmes and Halvorsen Named to Scandia Cup TeamEvery year USSA takes the top 12 athletes under 18 (6 men and 6 women) to the Scandinavia Cup. Selections are based on their results at US Nationals. Far West Nordic is proud to report that both Peter Holmes and Hannah Halvorsen have been selected! Both of them […]

U23/World Junior and U18 Standings

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Far West Nordic Juniors Peter Holmes (U18) and Hannah Halvorsen (U16) are both in 5th place after two races (top 6, best 2 out of 3 races at Nationals qualify for Scandinavian Cup Trip.) The freestyle distance races are Wednesday January 8th.  U23/World Junior and U18 Standings

US Nationals Sprints

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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

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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 […]

First JNQs in The Books

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It was a beautiful weekend for the first 2 JNQs of the season, the ASC Freestyle Sprints and the Snowshoe Thompson Classic. Juniors need to compete in four out of seven qualifiers and have qualifying times in three events, including at least one skate and one classic event! Looks like a very strong start to […]