Senior “Farm Team” for 2011-2012

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Far West Nordic would like to announce the naming of it’s Senior “Farm Team” for 2011-2012.Elias Bucher -UNR Winter Sports Club, Michael Collins-Truckee/Tahoe, Wyatt Fereday, Gus Johnson-UNR Winter Sports Club, , Kara LaPoint-Truckee, and Phillip Violett. CONGRATULATIONS!!! and Thank You for being a vital link to our development programs here in Far West. These athletes […]

Farm Team Applications

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The Far West Senior Committee and Coaches have put together a Team Criteria and Contract for the upcoming 2011-2012 season. The Far West “Farm Team” will be a stepping stone to the USST or US National Team. Applications are due October 9, 2011. Team will be consist of up to 6 athletes. Ages 20-35 years […]

USSA SUPERTOUR FINALS: Updated

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2011 USSA Distance National Championships 50k/30k & USSA SuperTour FinalsSun Valley, IdahoMarch 26-April 2 Farm Team racers Chelsea Holmes and Matt Gelso are representing Far West Nordic this week in Sun Valley, Idaho for the 2011 USSA  National Championships followed by the 4 race USSA SuperTour FinalsOn Sunday, March 27th Chelsea Holmes was 8th in […]

CHELSEA HOLMES WINS 30K AT CANADIAN NATIONALS

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  Canmore, AlbertaMarch 19, 2011In the final event of the 2011 Canadian National Ski Championships, the distance mass start freestyle, Farm Team racer Chelsea Holmes continued her phenomenal season by taking 1st place in the women’s 30 km race with a time of 1:26:09.7. Way to go Chelsea!

CHELSEA HOLMES TAKES 1ST PLACE AT CANADIAN NATIONALS

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Canmore, AlbertaMarch 13, 20112011 Canadian National Ski Championships In today’s women’s 5k freestyle Far West Farm Team racer Chelsea Holmes was first with a time of 0:14:32.1Far West Farm team racer Matt Gelso was 19th in the men’s 10k freestyle and former Far West junior Russell Kennedy, now skiing for Canada, was 31st.The Canadian National […]

New Farm Team Suits

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  Far West Nordic Farm Team racers sporting their new race suits Kara LaPoint, Michael Collins, Gus Johnson, Elias Bucher Farm Team photos by August Teague

New Farm Team Suits

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Far West Nordic Farm Team racers sporting their new race suits Kara LaPoint, Michael Collins, Gus Johnson, Elias Bucher Farm Team photos by August Teague

Chelsea Holmes takes 2nd in Aspen Owl Creek Chase

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Aspen, Colorado, February 13, 2011 Farm Team racer Chelsea Holmes was a very close 2nd in today’s Owl Creek Chase elite race at 1:05:44.3 just 2.7 seconds off the lead. Joanne Reid was 8th at 1:08:39.3

WAY TO GO CHELSEA!

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Despite cold weather and road closures the USSA SuperTour Opener took place in West Yellowstone last week. After an impressive ‘out-of-the-gate’ showing in West Yellowstone, Farm Team member, Chelsea Holmes, is currently ranked 8th woman overall in the USSA Supertour standings. This is after three races. Chelsea placed 9th in the Classic Sprint, 5th in […]

FAR WEST NORDIC SENIOR “FARM TEAM”

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Far West Nordic would like to announce the naming of it’s Senior “Farm Team” for 2010-2011. Elias Bucher -UNR Winter Sports Club, Gus Johnson-UNR Winter Sports Club, Chelsea Holmes-Sugarbowl Academy, Matt Gelso-Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation, Kara LaPoint-Truckee, and Michael Collins-Truckee/Tahoe. These athletes will be representing our grassroots attempt at producing top quality training, racing, […]