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 […]

Far West Alumni headed to NCAA Championships


Far West Nordic has THREE alumni competing at the NCAA Championships March 6-9 in Middlebury, Vermont. Joanne Reid, Annika Taylor, and Austin Meng are among the best collegiate Alpine and Nordic skiers in the country competing in the 4 day event.  The Nordic races are  5k/10k classic interval start races on Thursday March 7th and 15k/20k freestyle […]

Winter Film Series – Farm Team Benefit


March 14, 2013 7pmOlympic Village Lodge Donny Roth has spent nine years searching remote corners of Chile looking for the perfect southern hemisphere backcountry skiing location. 2012 brought below average snowfall thus creating a last-second change of plans as two friends come down from the U.S. Pulling together some unusual resources, three men head into […]

Farm Team/TDXC Waxing Special

Waxing Special – FUNDRAISER – February 23 to Saturday March 1st              Get your skis a clean, fresh coat of wax and structure at TDXC by Far West “Farm Team” waxing pros – Holly, Gus & SpencerWaxed skis  = easier gliding, smoother turning and more fun at the Great Ski Race! […]

American Birkebeiner


The 40th Annual American Birkebeiner was held on Saturday, February 23rd. Six inches of fresh snow fell on Friday, slowing the pace on the 50 kilometer course that goes from Cable to Hayward, WI. 3953 racers completed the 50 kilometer skate race and 1799 completed the 54 kilometer Birkie Classic. Farm Team racer Wyatt Fereday finished […]

Farm Team Dinner


March 1, 2013 at Tahoe Donner XCFar West Nordic head coach and chef extraordinaire Ben Grasseschi and Linda Dore Foodservice will be cooking up a three course meal  in the Ski Centre at TDXC. Enjoy a fun and festive event to support the Farm Team.  Ski with farmers to Moondance Hut where you will be […]

2013 Boulder Mountain Tour


657 skiers completed the 2013 Boulder Mountain Tour in Sun Valley, Idaho. The 32 km race is in its 38th year (41st if you count the no snow years.) Far West Nordic was well represented by farmers and masters. Farm Team racers Beth Taylor was 4th 18-24 year old women, 6th women, 65th overall, Spencer Eusden […]

US Nationals 2013


US Nationals 2013, Soldier Hollow Men’s 15K freestyle: Skiing for Far West Nordic: Patrick McElravey was 23rd MOJ (91st overall), Farm Team Racer Spencer Eusden was 47th MU23 (120th overall), and Dylan Syben was 3rd MJ2 (203rd overall) Women’s 10k freestyle: Farm Team racers Beth Taylor was 3rd FU23 (16th overall) and Holly Whitney 21st […]

US Nationals: Soldier Hollow

US NATIONALS: Soldier Hollow December 31, 2012 – January 9, 2013 Open to: Far West Junior National Qualified J1 and older, and all Far West Senior Team Signup deadline: December 21, 2012 This full-tilt racing trip is open to Far West JO Qualified Juniors, J1 (please talk to your coach for confirmation) or older, plus all […]