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EasternCup race formats and distances announced for 2015-16 race season ~

The EasternCup race formats and distances have been finalized for the upcoming 2015-16 season of EasternCup, JNQ and Supertour racing here in New England!  

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NENSA Welcomes New Members to Board of Directors

The New England Nordic Ski Association (NENSA) Board of Directors are pleased to welcome three new members to the NENSA Board, and bids a fond farewell to retiring members, John Attwood of Cape Elizabeth, ME and Greg Elder of Yarmouth, ME. In their stead, Ellen Chandler of NH, Kate McNay Koch of VT, and Walt Shepard of ME have signed on, each to a three year term.

 

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Jul 31: Exceptional Week at U16 National Camp Wraps Up at UVM

A sign of a great camp is when roomates are saying goodbye in the parking lot, friends are taking pictures with each other and athletes are thanking and hugging coaches after a challenging and fun week. The NNF supported U16 National Camp held this past week at UVM was one of those exceptional camps. Click below for details.


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Jul 31: Beijing Selected To Host 2022 Olympic And Paralympic Winter Games

From TeamUSA.org: Beijing will be the first city to stage both the summer and winter editions of the Olympic and Paralympic Games after being chosen on Friday as the host of the 2022 Winter Games by the International Olympic Committee. The IOC voted 44-40 to choose Beijing, site of the 2008 Games, over Almaty, the largest city of the former Soviet republic Kazakhstan in Central Asia, at its meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The vote culminated a nearly three-year process that initially included bids from four northern European countries better known as winter sports venues, including a former Winter Games host. However, after submitting formal applications by the Nov. 14, 2013, deadline, Krakow, Poland; Lviv, Ukraine; 1952 Olympic Winter Games host Oslo; and Stockholm all withdrew for political or economic reasons, leaving the two Asian hopefuls. Read on at TeamUSA.org.

Jul 31: Ben True Leads Group of Top Americans with New England Ties Set to Challenge Stellar World-Class Field at 2015 TD Beach to Beacon 10k

CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine (July 21, 2015) – Rising international track star Ben True will lead a talented group of young American distance runners, many with ties to New England, set to challenge a strong contingent of top international athletes at the TD Beach to Beach 10K Road Race on Aug. 1 in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. Visit Beach2Beacon.org for the full article, pics of the New England notables, & the elite start list.

Jul 31: USSA Names New High Performance Director

From USSA: PARK CITY, UT (July 29, 2015) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) this week named noted sport scientist Troy Taylor to its team as high performance director. Taylor, who previously worked with the USSA leading up to the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Torino, Italy, will lead the world-class sport science team which supports the athletes of the U.S Ski Team, U.S. Snowboarding and U.S. Freeskiing as they train to become Best in the World.


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Jul 28: U16 National Camp Heats Up The UVM Campus This Summer

It is going down in Burlington, VT this week as the nation's best U16 cross country athletes storm the University of Vermont campus for the NNF-funded National U16 Camp. Check NENSA's Facebook page for update, photos, & videos.

Jul 26: Caterinichio Reflects on Her USSA Nordic Director Position as She Moves On

From SkiTrax.com: July 23, 2015 – We caught up with Joey Caterinichio, who recently resigned from her Nordic Director position with the USSA, after taking over from her predecessor John Farra over three years ago. Caterinichio shares her beginnings in the sport and how she became involved with the USSA. She also reflects on her accomplishments as Nordic Director and the special moments she experienced while on the job. The USSA is now seeking a suitable candidate to fill the position. To view the job notice click here. SkiTrax wishes Caterinichio all the best as she embarks on a new chapter in her life. Read on via SkiTrax.com.

Jul 25: U16 National Camp Starts Today at UVM

Today was the first day of training at the NNF supported U16 National Camp. During this week long camp 55 athletes and 11 coaches from all over the U.S. stay and eat at the University of Vermont in Burlington, and train in the Northern Vermont area. Click below for more details.


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Jul 23: 2015-2016 Eastern Cup race schedule announced -

NENSA has an exciting season of racing planned for our Eastern Cup and JN qualifier race series, including having our EC/JNQ races combined with two back to back Supertour weekends in the East next winter!


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Jul 14: NENSA Welcomes New Members to Board of Directors

The New England Nordic Ski Association (NENSA) Board of Directors are pleased to welcome three new members to the NENSA Board, and bids a fond farewell to retiring members, John Attwood of Cape Elizabeth, ME and Greg Elder of Yarmouth, ME. In their stead, Ellen Chandler of NH, Kate McNay Koch of VT, and Walt Shepard of ME have signed on, each to a three year term.

 

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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!

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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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