Scandinavia Cup Update

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Far West Nordic juniors Hannah Halvorsen and Peter Holmes are in Rovaniemi, Finland for the 2014 Scandinavia Cup. Hannah was 18th overall (3rd U.S. female) in the Girls 5 km classic  and Peter Holmes took 41st overall in the Boys 10 km classic. Rescheduled due to cold temps on Friday, Peter Holmes was 24th in the 1.4km Boy’s […]

BOULDER MOUNTAIN TOUR

Far West Nordic was well represented in this weekend’s 32 km Boulder Mountain Tour in Sun Valley, Idaho. 620 skiers completed the 2014 Boulder Mountain Tour in Sun Valley, Idaho. The 32 km race is in its 39th year (42nd if you count the no snow years.)  Congrats to Elite Team racers Patrick Johnson for his […]

2014 Nordic News

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  Look for it at a ski area or ski shop near you!Available online. In this year’s Nordic News you’ll find “Fast, Female, & Pretty in Pink, The US Ski Team’s Rise” by Brad Rassler “The Awkward 80’s, A History of Skating” by Nancy Fiddler “Pushing The Walls” The Walt Raineri Story by John Gerbino “Be…..Here…..Now!” A Junior Racer’s […]

Wyatt Fereday Wins Teton Ridge Classic

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    Congrats to Elite Team racer Wyatt Fereday for his win at the Teton Ridge Classic  yesterday, January 11th, at Teton Ridge Ranch, Idaho. Wyatt finished the 28 km classic in 1:36:33 ,  with a two and a half minute lead.  Check out Wyatt’s race post in the Elite Team Blog. Race results Wyatt […]

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 […]

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 […]

Race Schedule

Tannenbaum Classic Sunday December 15, Tamarack Lodge ASC Freestyle Sprints JNQ Saturday December 21, Auburn Ski Club Snowshoe Thompson Classic JNQ Sunday December 22, Auburn Ski Club Paco’s Freestyle Sunday January 5, Auburn Ski Club Lakes Basin 15k Sunday January 12, Tamarack Lodge 10th Mountain Division Biathlon Sunday January 19, Auburn Ski Club Sierra Skogsloppet JNQ Monday January 20, Tahoe Donner XC Alpenglow Freestyle 20k Sunday January 26, Tahoe […]