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L.L.Bean and Fast and Female Bring Kikkan Randall to Maine!

Kikkan Randall is coming to Maine on Saturday, May 17th and will be running a Fast and Female event at the L.L.Bean Flagship store in Freeport! Kikkan is a new design and test partner for longtime NENSA sponsor L.L.Bean and is excited to host two Power Hour sessions and an autograph signing. Thanks to the generosity of L.L.Bean this event is completely free, but make sure you sign up to reserve your spot (and snazzy new L.L.Bean tshirt)! Click here for information including a link to online registration.

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New England Nordic News | Spring Issue Now Available

The latest issue of NENSA's membership magazine, New England Nordic News (NENN) is available now. Click here for the Spring 2014 Issue. NENN is published six times a year as a benefit to the New England skiing community. An archive of past issues of NENN can be accessed online at the NENSA website here.

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Apr 16: NENSA 2014 Club of the Year: Stowe Nordic Outing Club

Stowe Nordic Outing Club named as NENSA 2014 Club of the Year!


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Apr 15: 2014 NENSA Coach of the Year

Nick Mahood, Woodstock Nordic – NENSA Coach of the Year 
A quiet unassuming coach, Nick Mahood often flies under the radar as he coaches the Woodstock Nordic programs in Woodstock, VT.  Woodstock Nordic consists of two groups that covers K-12 grades;  Nordic Runners is the K-8 BKL program and then there is the High School team (9-12 grades).


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Apr 14: NENSA Announces 2014 Eastern Cup Champions

At the conclusion of each season NENSA is always excited to announce the overall male and female Eastern Cup Champions. Recipients will see a new title on their award this year as it has been renamed the Mike Gallagher Cup.  This standing award, donated by a Vermont family, will reside at NENSA, and the male and female champions will receive a hand made mug from TwoPotters of Vermont.


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Apr 12: April USOC Coaching Newsletter

Here is the April newsletter from around the world of USOC Coaching Education and our NGBs. Some of this month’s items of interest are a Dartfish Certified Technologist course, Overuse Injuries and Burnout in Youth Sport, Paralympic news, and more. Link to PDF

Apr 10: New England Nordic News | Spring Issue Now Available

The latest issue of NENSA's membership magazine, New England Nordic News (NENN) is available now. Click here for the Spring 2014 Issue. NENN is published six times a year as a benefit to the New England skiing community. An archive of past issues of NENN can be accessed online at the NENSA website here.


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Apr 10: Sweden Norway Summer Camp Offered

Hosted by Jackson Hole Ski Club and Burke Mtn. Academy. Coaches: Pete Phillips, Head Coach at Jackson Hole Ski Club and Kate Barton, Head Coach at Burke Mountain Academy. Link to flyer for details.

Apr 9: 2014 Vermont academy Nordic Summer Dryland Camp

Vermont Academy’s X-C Ski program and Head Coach Alexei Sotskov, are pleased to announce the 9th Annual Summer Dryland training ski camp.


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Apr 9: Zak Cup Champions

Masters racing in New England is going strong, just ask any of the nearly 200 Masters who raced in NENSA's Zak Cup Series events this year. NENSA will be awarding prizes from Fischer and Trapp Family Lodge to the top three overall champions and NENSA prizes the top three age group champions from this year's series!


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Apr 9: Club Excellence Workshops Offered By USSA

Club Excellence Workshops are offered monthly and previous webinar recordings can be accessed here. Next workshop will be held Wednesday April 9, 2014 at 11am MST


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Apr 8: Catamount Trail Association: Ski Cubs Success

Catamount Trail Association continued its successful Ski Cubs program this year, serving over 75 kids in the greater Burlington area. This learn-to-ski program is focused on getting kids outside! Click here to read about this awesome program.

Apr 8: NENSA Awards Week

NENSA Awards Week kick's off next Monday. Each day next week NENSA will announce one of the six annual awards to recognize oustandiing accomplishments and contributions from our community. Stay tuned to NENSA.net, and check here for a history of NENSA's traditional year-end awards.

Apr 7: 2014-2015 NENSA Event Bid Solicitation Packet Now Available

A note to event organizers-- Winter is not over yet in some part of the east and what a great winter it turned out to be.  Once again though, now that spring is in the air we are already looking ahead to future events. The 2014- 2015 NENSA Calendar Listing and Event Bid Solicitation Packet is now available. Please contact Janice at janice@nensa.net for the packet.


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Apr 7: Robert Frost Random Relays

Yesterday was the annual Robert Frost Random Relays at Rikert Nordic Center in Ripton, VT. Lots of sunshine, a killer course with jumps, obstacles, and a slam dunk station, and a feast afterwards! Click here to see photos on the NENSA Flickr page.

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Nordic Rocks! (Ski for Ks)

Attention BKL Families! Join in on this collaborative project with Central XC. Create a profile and start logging your Ks today; Get a special patch at the end of the season!

Link to Nordic Rocks!



Programs for Women

Check out what's happening for female Nordic skiers in New England! Women's specific events, wax clinics, and other resources.

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