Annual Fall Coaches Assn Meeting this Weekend in Mora
October 23, 2019
The annual fall Minnesota State High School Nordic Skiing Association meeting will be held this Saturday, Oct 26th, at the Vasaloppet Nordic Center in Mora. The big topic on the agenda this fall is the approval of a new State Meet format which will include team sprints! Other topics include waxing restrictions, access to man-made snow, adaptive skiers inclusion, and season dates.
State Meet Proposal to include Team Sprints
New Moon: Tuesday Evening Dryland Workouts
October 19, 2019
New Moon is offering a free community workout (and potlock dinner) on Tuesday evenings, beginning this Oct 22nd and running into late November. Come out and kickstart your Nordic ski training with a fun group workout.
Minneapolis World Cup Tickets are Now on Sale!
October 18, 2019
Dreaming of seeing all those famous elite skiers racing in your backyard? The World Cup is coming to Minneapolis in March and tickets are on sale now. Limited numbers available, so don't delay!
Endurance United Junior Cup Meeting Tuesday Evening
September 20, 2019
Interested or planning to race in the Junior Cup races this winter? Or wondering what the Junior Cup races are? Attend an info meeting on Tuesday evening, Sept 24th at the EU Offices in St. Paul.
MSHSL Considering Admission Fees for State Meet
September 19, 2019
Facing an over $400K deficit, the Minnesota High School League is considering charging admission fees for events that have traditionally been free, including cross-country running and Nordic skiing championships.
US Biathlon Nominates 2020 Youth Olympic Games Athletes
August 27, 2019
Six young biathlon athletes have been nominated by U.S. Biathlon for spots on the team for the Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020. Included in the six is Minnesota native Kaisa Bosek, from Alexandria.
MInnesota Biathlon: Kaisa Bosek Nominated to 2020 Youth Olympic Games
Midwest Coaches Sought for Spring Trips
August 27, 2019
Coaching and support positions have been posted for the spring junior trips including Junior Nationals, U16 Championships and U18 Trip. Applications are due by Oct 1st.
Ringer Roll Set for Friday, August 9th
August 2, 2019
The annual Ringer Roll rollerski race at Baker Park will be this Friday morning, August 9th. The event features the top juniors and masters from around the area, competing on a 10K asphalt trail course. Registration is open now.
CXC: Dan LaBlanc Named CXC Youth Director
August 2, 2019
Central Cross Country Skiing has named Dan LaBlanc as it's new youth director. LaBlanc will oversee an award-winning youth sports program including CXC's Nordic Rocks for Schools and Parks.
National U16 Camp Coverage
July 24, 2019
The National U16 Camp is being held this week in Duluth, with top juniors from across the United States training along the North Shore, based out of the College of St. Scholastica. On Wednesday morning, the group hit the Munger State Trail to work on classic rollerski technique through a series of four stations. In the afternoon, the group used the Scholastica fieldhouse to execute a strength test session (pullups, situps, pushups, box jumps and dips).
Photoset: Wednesday Classic Rollerski - 160 photos, Wednesday Strength Testing - 77 photos, Thursday Uphill Run TT - 178 photos
Photoset: Top Picks (high res) - Classic Rollerski, Top Picks (high res) - Strength Test, Top Picks (high res) - Uphill Run
2018-19 Season Highlights
May 1, 2019
Catch highlights plus full results and photos from the 2018-2019 high school racing season.