2012 Tahoe Rim Tour

Tahoe Rim Tour

Tahoe Rim Tour April 7thDON’T MISS YOUR CHANCE TO SKI THIS GREAT POINT TO POINT RACE FROM TAHOE CITY TO TRUCKEE!. This is a fundraiser for the Far West Nordic Ski Education Association’s Junior Ski Programs.Race Day Registration 7:00am-8:15am at North Tahoe High School

2013 Masters World Cup

2013 Masters World Cup

Following a super successful trip to the 2012 Master World Cup in Oberwiesenthal, Germany, the next venue for MWC in 2013 will be Asiago, Italy.  The event is slated for mid February, and it is anticipated that a huge number of USA skiers will be planning to attend.  American Cross Country Skiers (AXCS) members will […]

Masters Challenge Update

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“Two more races left in the Master’s challenge!  April 1st is the Mammoth Marathon (see the website for qualifying distances) and April 7th is the Tahoe Rim Tour.   With a three race minimum, if you’ve done 1 race, you are still eligible for awards.   Also, if you renewed your Far West membership late and I […]

Snowshoe Thompson 2012

Snowshoe Thompson 2012

  There was plenty of fresh snow at the summit for the rescheduled Snowshoe Thompson Classic. Farm Team racer Elias Bucher took 1st place in the men’s 10k race with a time of 30:15.2 and Far West coach Nancy Fiddler won the women’s race at 33:58.5. August Teague and Gus Johnson took 2nd and 3rd […]

Masters Challenge Update

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Hello Masters racers- the Masters challenge is still on! Due to this year’s unusual conditions, we’re now only halfway through the race series; three races down and three to go. Over the next few weeks, we still have the Snowshoe Thompson, Mammoth Marathon and Tahoe Rim Races coming up. Be sure to sign up and […]

39th Annual Bjornloppet Race & CA Senior Winter Games

Bjornloppet Start

39th ANNUAL BJORNLOPPET XC SKI RACE WEEKEND AND CALIFORNIA SENIOR WINTER GAMES JOIN FORCES IN MARCH! Bear Valley Cross Country will host the 39th Annual Bjornloppet XC Ski Race and Festival on March 10th and March 11th, 2012. This is one of the longest running ski races in the west and it is open to all ages.  […]

Boulder Mountain Tour

2012 Boulder Mountain Tour

Far West Nordic was well represented in this weekend’s 32 km Boulder Mountain Tour in Sun Valley, Idaho. This year, 717 strong skiers finished the race on Saturday, February 4, 2012. Far Team racers Elias Bucher was 7th 18-24 year old men, 16th overall, Wyatt Fereday was 11th 18-24 year old men, 33rd overall, and […]

DOWNHILL TECHNIQUE CLINIC

Chauncey Parker

DOWNHILL TECHNIQUE CLINIC February 5, 2012 at Royal Gorge XC Chauncey Parker, a former coach of the UNR Nordic ski team, will lead our downhill clinic. We will explore ways to find speed on downhills and through transitions, choosing the best line around corners, and how to carry speed on technical sections of the race […]

SKATE TECHNIQUE VIDEO CLINIC

Nancy Fiddler

SKATE TECHNIQUE VIDEO CLINIC February 19, 2012 at Auburn Ski Club This year our skate clinic will be led by Peter Mayfield and Andrea Miller. This clinic will focus on analyzing and improving your skating technique and improving performance in skate races. This clinic will include 2 hours of “on snow” time where coaches will […]

Far West Nordic Wax Clinic

Glenn Jobe

Saturday December 10, 2011 1:00pm at Auburn Ski Club Far West Nordic’s comprehensive waxing clinic will be conducted by two of the area’s foremost wax gurus: Glenn Jobe and Ralph Johnson. Glenn and Ralph have decades of experience testing various kick and glide wax products from most manufacturers. The Tahoe area experiences challenging waxing conditions […]