Upcoming Events

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Highlights

CXC Spring Congress this Saturday

April 14, 2021
CXC Spring Congress will be held this Saturday, April 17th, as a virtual event via Zoom video conferencing. The agenda will cover a wide range of topics including new coaching certification programs, a Midwest Elite Team, JNQ formats and schedules, Junior Nationals planning, and much more. The sessions are open to all, no cost involved.

Loppet Programming and Events

April 6, 2021
The Loppet Foundation has updated their huge lineup of spring and summer training programs and special events. Find details on Adventure camp, Loppet Cycle Works, Run365, Loppet Nordic Racing, and Trail Kids program as well as a few articles and updates.

Endurance United Summer Training Programs Open

March 31, 2021
Endurance United has opened registration for their year-round adult training as well as summer juniors and youth skiwerx programs.

LNR Spring Strength Training

March 27, 2021
Registration is open for LNR Adult Strength Spring Session, April 12th – June 10th. The class primarily focuses on building a solid base for Nordic skiing utilizing body weight movements, barbells, kettle bells, free weights and plyometrics. Most sessions start with movement mechanics, utilizing stairs, hurdles and agility ladders to focus on improving running/movement patterns.

Chinese Taipei Ski Association

March 24, 2021
Mark Parman follows up on a previous article where we featured a Taiwanese native participating in a number of Midwest racings with a much more detailed look at the Chinese Taipei Ski Association, the official body representing Nordic skiing in Taiwan.

Crosscut Elite Team Openings

March 22, 2021
The Crosscut Elite Team, based out of Bozeman, MT, is accepting applications for the 2021-22 season. The team has included Midwest athletes such as Felicia Gesior, Luke Brown, Ingrid Thyr, Christian Gostout, Amanda Kautzer, and Anna French. Last season, 60% of the athletes competed in international competition. Application deadline is April 2nd.

Green Racing Project Accepting Applications for 2021-22 Season

March 17, 2021
Green Racing Project (GRP) Ski and Biathlon are now accepting applications for the 2021-22 training year as well as for their summer U23 training program. Applications for what is likely to be limited spaces in either the ski or biathlon program will be due by end of day March 31 and decisions will be made by April 15. GRP is located in Craftsbury, VT.

Endurance United Junior Info Meeting Mar 29th

March 16, 2021
Endurance United will be holding a zoom conference meeting on Monday evening, March 29th, to cover information on their current plans for spring, summer, fall, and winter junior programming.

Minneapolis Ski Club Info Session March 30th

March 14, 2021
The Minneapolis Ski Club had 45 athletes competing in last week's Minnesota State Meet. They are already preparing for next season and will have a Zoom meeting on Sunday, March 30th at 3:00 PM to cover their Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter Programming. The call will also highlight information on camps and strength opportunities.

LNR Spring/Summer Training Info Meeting Mar 15

March 10, 2021
Loppet Nordic Racing will hold an information meeting via Zoom this Monday, March 15th. Find out the latest on LNR spring and summer programs and camps.

Rice Creek Boat Club Registration Open

February 23, 2021
Rice Creek Boat Club has announced their summer training programs and a list of the top reasons you should consider joining up! Registration is now open.

CXC/Salomon Club Support Grant Announced

December 1, 2020
CXC Skiing has announced over $8K in grants as part of the CXC/Salomon Club Support Program which will go to member clubs that offer programming and race support for youth (U16) and adaptive youth.

NNF: Drive for 25 - Challenge Grant

November 15, 2020
The National Nordic Foundations annual fundraiser drive is in full swing and now has a $10K challenge grant available. Donate before Saturday to help collect the special grant! Funding supports junior development, especially the international competitions.

Turkey Birkie Holiday Festival Announced

October 27, 2020
The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation is hosting a fun, on-snow festival Nov 27-29 at the Birkie Trailhead in Cable. Test drive some equipment from vendors like Salomon, Madshus and Rossignol on the man-made snow loops, maybe take a ski lesson from CXC, or just come out to ski. Register today!

Loppet: Trail Kids Winter Program Registration Opens Nov 1st

October 27, 2020
The popular Loppet Foundation Trail Kids Winter Programs registration will open Sunday morning, Nov 1st. The Winter Trail Kids programs are design for youth ages 7–13 years old and provides coaching instruction for both classic and skate ski technique.

NNF: Drive for 25 Fundraising Underway

October 22, 2020
National Nordic Foundation's annual fundraiser effort, the Drive for 25, is now underway! Check out your favorite Midwest athletes as ambassadors and help support this major funding source for our junior development.

Loppet: Winter Programs

October 22, 2020
The Loppet Foundation has released their lineup of winter training programs and activities. Find details on new events like the Turkey Traverse 5K as well as a large set of clinics and training programs for all ages. And there will be a virtual presentation on youth and collegiate skiing on Wed evening, Nov 4th.