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 […]

2014 Tahoe Rim Tour March 30th

The 2014 Tahoe Rim Tour will be held on  March 30, 2014. MARCH 30, 2014CLASSIC and  SKATE Divisions. 9:00 am classic start • 9:30am skate start Pre Registration $50 Adult • $45 Far West members • $20 Junior FAR WEST NORDIC  presents the 7th annual Tahoe Rim Tour & Race, a point to point 26 kilometer […]

Tahoe Rim Tour – Volunteers Needed

We need VOLUNTEERS for the Tahoe Rim Tour.  Volunteers are needed for both the Tahoe XC and Northstar sides…..registration, course marshaling (both sides) aid station help, general help with gear handling at Northstar side, and especially timing crew at finish.  If you are interested in volunteering please use VOLUNTEER SIGNUP FORM or email race director Don Heapes.

AMERICAN BIRKEBEINER

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February 22, 2014Cable & Hayward, WIThe 41st annual American Birkebeiner was held on Saturday February 22nd in Hayward, Wisconsin. A combination of heavy snow and gusty winds knocked down the large tent at the Birkebeiner Start area Friday evening. The wind chill was below zero at the start of the race, with a headwind to boot. 3780 […]

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 […]

Support TDXC’S Cross Country Ski Center

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Support TDXC’s plan to build a new Cross Country Ski Center. Please write to express your support of the new Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski facility proposed for construction later this year.  The Town will be reviewing the plans in February.  Letters to truckee@townoftruckee.com  and or  editor@sierrasun.com would be appreciated to show community support for […]

2013-2014 Far West Nordic Membership

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Please remember to send in your dues to either renew your membership or join Far West Nordic Ski Education Association for the first time. Your membership not only helps support the program financially, it also shows your commitment to our organization. It encourages you to become more connected to the Nordic community by either registering […]

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 […]