New Moon Elite Team Fundraiser


New Moon Elite Team Fundraiser Friday  November 15th5:00 to 8:00 p.m. New Moon Natural Foods in Truckee.  New Moon Natural Foods in Truckee will be fundraising for the Elite Team. Mammoth Brewing Company will be sampling their beer with a $10 suggested donation with the proceeds going to The Far West Nordic Elite Team. Come and […]

Ironman Kara LaPoint


Far West Nordic is so proud to congratulate Kara LaPoint on her amazing Ironman finish! First amateur, 75th overall finisher (including men and women)!! Kara is amazing! She was a swimmer before discovering a passion for nordic skiing. She had amazing results as a skier, racing in college and then raced for Far West’s original Elite […]

Far West Nordic 2013-2014 Elite Team

Far West Nordic would like to announce the naming of it’s Elite Team for 2013-2014. Welcome to new Elite Team members Franz Bernstein and Patrick Johnson, and returning members Spencer Eusden, Wyatt Fereday, and Holly Whitney. Meet the athletes of Far West Nordic Elite Team. CONGRATULATIONS!!! and Thank You for being a vital link to […]

Caitlin Gregg sets new Drifter course record

The August 2013 edition of the Drifter Time Trial Run up Negro Canyon, Truckee, on August 9, 2013. Includes Junior and Senior athletes from various Far West Nordic clubs and programs. A perfect morning for a grueling uphill run for time. New Women’s Record set by Caitlin Gregg. ResultsSummer Testing SchedulePhotos by MacBeth Graphics

Far West Nordic Elite Team is taking Applications for the 2013-2014 Race Season!


Far West Nordic Elite Team, a Cross Country Olympic Development Senior Team based in Lake Tahoe, California, is seeking to fill 6 positions on its roster for 2013-2014. The Elite Team is a grassroots development program concentrating on individual athlete results, community involvement, and help with local junior xc ski development.  In 2012-2013 the Farm […]

Drifter Time Trial June 2013

  The June 2013 edition of the Drifter Time Trial Run, 1.3 miles and 900 feet elevation gain, up Negro Canyon, Truckee, on June 27, 2013. SBA, ASC Comp, Devo, and Far West College Summer athletes enjoyed a  beautiful, warm morning for running. ResultsSummer Testing SchedulePhotos by MacBeth Graphics

College Athletes in Residency


This week marks the start of the Summer Program for collegiate student-athletes. Most athletes have arrived at this point, with a couple more on the way in the coming weeks. It’s exciting to get rolling with the college group for the 3rd summer in a row. I started this program in the spring of 2011 […]

Summer Housing Still Needed


We are currently looking for several more housing spots for this summer’s college residency program. In its third year of existence, this program has become a great asset to our division. Last summer’s athletes went on to podium and win at several College races, including an NCAA Championship. This year’s participants are all highly motivated […]

Summer Housing Needed for Collegiate Athletes


This upcoming summer, we will once again be providing collegiate student-athletes the opportunity to come to Truckee and train as part of structured group. The program will benefit both the student-athletes, as they take advantage of the numerous training options in the area, as well as the local Nordic community. Exposure to these high level […]

Reid Wins 15k at NCAA Championships


  Joanne Reid completed her Colorado University career with a win in the 15k freestyle. Joanne has had an outstanding season, winning 8 of the 10 RMISA races. Far West alumni Annika Taylor 35th and Austin Meng was 37th in Saturday’s 15k/20k freestyle races.  In Thursday’s 5k/10k classic races  Joanne Reid came in 4th, Annkia Taylor […]