February 2 — In the first three days of competition, the National Nordic Foundation’s (NNF) broadcast of the USANA FIS Nordic Junior & U23 World Championships has generated nearly 2,000 unique views from around the world; and that number is growing. With live coverage and on-demand replays of all cross-country, ski jumping and nordic combined […]
NATIONAL NORDIC FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES LIVE COVERAGE OF NORDIC JUNIOR & U23 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS EXCLUSIVELY ON NNF.SKI/TV January 24— Starting January 30, the world’s best nordic junior and U23 athletes will descend on the site of the 2002 Winter Olympics, offering a preview of the Olympic podiums in 2022 and beyond. All twenty-four events of the […]
January 20 — The National Nordic Foundation (NNF) is excited to announce details of its support for unfunded cross-country athletes attending the 2017 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships. These six athletes, not currently on the National Team, will receive race support from the U.S., but will be responsible for the cost of their own travel, […]
(Press release) (January 2) — The National Nordic Foundation (NNF) announced today the Board of Directors’ approval of $106,000 in funding allocations for cross-country sport development, education, and competitions for the 2016-2017 ski season. Five “Pillar Projects” have been identified by the Board for funding: U18 Nordic Junior Countries Competition: $20,000 This year’s U18 trip […]
The National Nordic Foundation (NNF) today announced a $40,000 matching grant to close out the Drive for 25, challenging the skiing community to raise an additional $40,000 before the end of the Drive on Thursday, December 1. These funds are critical in allowing the NNF to support American skiing development at the same level it […]
(Press release) From August 6-18, a select group of US junior skiers will be in Scandinavia for the International Junior Camp, an annual event hosted by the Norwegian Ski Federation. For the second year in a row, the National Nordic Foundation (NNF) is proud to provide funding to make this unique opportunity possible, working in […]
The seventh edition of the NNF/USSA National U16 Camp will be held Sunday July 24, 2016 (arrival day) to Sunday, July 31 2016(departure day) on the campus of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota. The NU16 camp brings together the top U16 Boys and Girls from across the USA for a week of intensive training and […]
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James Southam has been executive director with the NNF since 2014, but his role supporting the organization goes back farther than that. The former Olympian announced he will move on from the NNF.
In an effort to extend its reach in supporting Nordic sport athletes, the National Nordic Foundation Board of Directors has approved the NNF National Development Project, a new funding program aimed at improving American skiing through clubs, camps, and coaches and officials education.
National Nordic Foundation Allocates $154,280 to 2015 – 2016 Pillar Projects Supported by the grassroots nordic skiing community, the National Nordic Foundation exists to support athletic excellence in developing U.S. nordic athletes. Through a variety of Pillar Projects, the NNF dispenses funding aimed at creating skiing opportunities, opportunities that might go unsupported if not […]
(Press release) SALT LAKE CITY — Widely known through the cross country ski community, the annual Drive for 25 is the most successful grassroots fundraising effort in American ski sport and the principle fundraising engine for the National Nordic Foundation. This year’s Drive for 25 builds on the success initially created by U.S. coaches Matt […]
(Press release) What it is: The Norwegian Ski Federation invites up to 120 Elite Junior Athletes with a maximum of 10 athletes per nation. The camp includes aggressive training sessions and presentations from coaches and World Cup athletes from a host of countries. This is the first year that the U.S. will attend. The U.S. […]
(Press release) SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Consistent with its mission of supporting athletic excellence in developing U.S. Nordic athletes, the National Nordic Foundation announced financial support for a new junior camp for rising cross country skiers. Happening August 6 – 14, 2015, the International Junior Camp includes athletes selected from the a National Ranking […]
(Press release) SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — The NNF announced a prize money win schedule for any American competing at OPA Cup Finals events. As a pillar project, the OPA Cup represents a priority for NNF funding. The key development trip is funded with $31,000 of NNF trip support. This year, the NNF is raising […]
(Press release) SALT LAKE CITY- The NNF Fundraising Auction will begin on February 4th, 2015 and last two weeks. Proceeds will support the NNF pillar projects, skiing development projects focused on up-and-coming U.S. skiers. Auction items include ski industry products from L.L. Bean, Fischer Sports, Madshus, Skida Sport, Julbo, Hoka, Rossignol, One-Way, Ibex Outdoor Clothing, Podium Wear, […]
(Press release) SALT LAKE CITY, Utah- The National Nordic Foundation announced today $8,000 of support the Falun World Championship team named yesterday. Originally, proposed as a pillar project, one of the funded skiing development projects key to American skiing, by Yuriy Gusev, the NNF support for World Championships ensures that no skier is stuck with […]
(Press release) Every year, the U.S. Cross Country Skiing Championships, often called “Nationals” plays host to the skiers not racing in Europe, skiers making a jump to the next step, beyond racing in the U.S. to international competition and a global ski career. “A popular question is, ‘How do we obtain International success in Cross […]
Supporting Tomorrow’s Nordic Stars Today Pillar Projects U.S. Nationals and Team Selection Criteria The NNF Pillar Projects are the events, teams and development team opportunities supported by National Nordic Foundation fundraising, events crucial for skiing development. See our update on U.S. Nationals from the organizing committee and download selection criteria for the U23 Championships, the World Junior Championships […]