REG Camp ~ Day One Report!
Eighteen U18 athletes arrived Thursday afternoon for the opening of NENSA’s 2016 Eastern Regional Elite Group (REG) Camp, being held at GMVS in Waitsfield Vermont. After check in, and a group photo wearing the snazzy new SWIX NENSA REG Camp shirts, the athletes and coaches went out for a nice trail run late Thursday afternoon. After dinner, Bryan Fish, USST Development Coach, gave a great talk to the athletes about making goals, and making a plan to obtain those training goals.
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NENSA Coaching Day and USSA L100 Technique Clinic
NENSA and USSA will be hosting a day long coaches clinic and participation on Sunday June 26th during the annual Eastern Regional Elite Group (REG) Camp being held June 23-29th, at the Green Mountain Valley School in Waitsfield, VT. ANY coach from New England can come and shadow our REG camp coaches and athletes for the day and take the USSA L100 Technique Clinic. Click below for more details.
Today begins the USSA Eastern Regional Elite Group (REG) Camp hosted by NENSA and the Green Mountain Valley School in Waitsfield, VT. The camp is led by regional coaches and U.S. Ski Team staff. This year Bryan Fish the USST Development Coach will be the head coach. REG Camp includes general and ski-specific assessments, ski technique, and education opportunities. The camp is invite only and is designed to bring our top juniors together for training, making this an important part of the New England Athlete Development Pathway. The Eastern annual REG camp is also one of four in the country that is used as a selection camp for other USSA development camps. Click below for details about the week.
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If there was ever a time to become a NENSA Club, it's now! Rejoin the New England organization that hosts events, clinics and sustains the foundation of success for nordic skiing in your region. Be a part of our vital and active skiing community, whether your club lives for the Bill Koch Festival, Zak Cup series or Eastern Cups, renew your membership today. NENSA Club's must register before December 1st, 2016 and membership will expire on June 1st, 2017. Click below for the link to register and more details.
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As our club continues to grow and expand, MNC is seeking a dynamic and creative Head Masters Coach to work alongside our BKL and Junior coaches. This leader will be responsible for planning and directing our Fall and Winter training and racing programs. MNC fall Masters training involves dryland sessions, weekend roller skis, as well as time spent in the gym completing balance and core exercises. Winter training involves both classic and skate skiing with technique work and drills, race preparation, and skills development. Skiers in the MNC Masters program represent varying experience and ability levels from beginner and novice to experienced racers.
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Greetings NENSA members! June is the start of our new fiscal calendar year at NENSA, and the time we start processing membership renewals, and new members as well. Renewing your membership is quick and easy - just click on the "join NENSA" button on the top right hand side of this NENSA homepage. Be sure to look at and update all of your information - contact info, USSA #, emails etc., as needed. It is super important that we have all your correct information at the start of the season. Why join NENSA?? And, especially now, in June?? I am happy to tell you why....
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Long time Nordic figure Peter Graves has been named Interim Director of NENSA following this past weekend’s Board of Director’s meeting in Hanover, NH. A native of Bennington, VT, Graves, 63, has spent a lifetime in the sport first as an athlete out of Mount Anthony Union High School in Bennington, later racing for Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO, where he was a member of legendary former U.S. Olympic ski team coach Dolph Kuss’ squad at Fort Lewis College. “One of the reasons I am so passionate about the sport, was that cross-country skiing changed my life in many ways, and I believe in that great transformative power, and its ability to give so many skiers opportunities they never dreamed were possible,” Graves noted.
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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!
July 6-10, 2016
MWSC Summer Nordic Camp #1
July 18-22, 2016
Gunstock Nordic Summer Training Camp
july 31, 2016
SMS BKYSL Camp
August 3, 2016
SMS Junior Camp
August 7-13, 2016
GNA Rollerski Camp
Check out what's happening for female Nordic skiers in New England! Women's specific events, wax clinics, and other resources.