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Ellison Family Contributes to NENSA U16 Championship

Every spring, over two hundred 14-15 year old skiers come together for the NENSA U16 Championship (formerly known as the J2 Championship). The annual event is a highly anticipated celebration of the season featuring quality racing, a strong team vibe, and a really good time for the young athletes and their coaches. It is that team atmosphere and the way it fosters sportsmanship amid a high-level championship competition that is part of the magic Robin Ellison saw in the U16 Championship.

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KickZone eNewsletter | Latest Edition Now Available

View the latest edition of NENSA's KickZone eNewsletter here.

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Apr 23: USSA Club Excellence Conference

This event is intended for club leaders, coaches, board members and parents - expanded breakout content has something for everyone! View Webpage


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Apr 22: BKL Skier Writes in from Japan

Alexandra Paluszek (from Gunstock Nordic) is living in Japan with her family for the next few years. She has written to tell us what it's like there! Thanks for the story and photos Alexandra!


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Apr 22: Festival Memories from Graduating BKLer Ben Ogden

Ben Ogden has been involved in the BKL program since he was very little. This year he graduated from the program! See some of his memories below. We'll miss you Ben!


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Apr 22: Poem from BKL Skier

Lindsay Kerns of Eastern Mass BKL sent in a wonderful poem she wrote about winter. Check it out below!


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Apr 21: Olympian Noah Hoffman visits the Bill Koch and CSU skiers in Boston

Last Sunday the Bill Koch skiers at EMBK welcomed Olympian Noah Hoffman to Boston. See below for stories and photos!


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Apr 21: Patriots Day Marks Home Stretch for NENSA Annual Fund Drive

With only nine days remaining in the 2014 Annual Fund Campaign, we've got a bit of work to do. Today is a great day to help us get one step closer. NENSA needs the extra support this year more than ever, and we're asking plainly: if you believe in what we do, please help us carry on with a donation to the NENSA Annual Fund

Apr 21: U.S. Nordic Industry Pioneer Tom Jacobs Passed Away at Home at 87

An Olympic nordic-combined skier and pioneer in the U.S. nordic skiing industry, Tom Jacobs, the Reliable Racing and Inside Edge founder, passed away at age 87 last Thursday, April 10, at home in Glens Falls, N.Y. Born in Montreal, Jacobs grew up in Berlin, N.H., and graduated from Gould Academy in Bethel, Maine, according to his obituary in The Post-Star. Read more at FasterSkier.

Apr 20: Thom Perkins Retires from Jackson Ski Touring Foundation

Jackson, NH: After leading the Jackson Ski Touring Foundation (JSTF) for 38 years, Thom Perkins has announced his retirement from the organization. 


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Apr 19: Bill Henchey Honored with 2014 John Caldwell Award

The New England Nordic Ski Association is proud to honor Bill Henchey with the 2014 John Caldwell Award. The Caldwell Award is given annually in recognition of outstanding contributions to Nordic skiing in New England.


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Apr 18: BKL Leadership Award Goes to John Ogden

NENSA is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2014 Bill Koch League Leadership Award is John Ogden of West River Nordic.


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Apr 18: Craftsbury to Hire Biathlon Coach

Craftsbury seeks to hire a Biathlon Coach to start in the late Spring/early Summer of 2014. This would be a full-time position; the coach will also be expected to participate in other projects and activities at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center as time permits. Compensation could include most meals, and a place to live.


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Apr 16: 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.

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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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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