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National Nordic Foundation Pledges $8,000 of Support for World Championships Team

Kyle Bratrud at the 2013 Junior World Championships in Liberec, Czech Republic. (Photo: NNF)

(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 […]

NorAm Canadian Eastern Championships Return to Nakkertok in Gatineau/Cantley from Jan. 30-Feb. 1

(Photo: Diane Galus)

(Press release) The 2015 Haywood NorAm Canadian Eastern Championships and Buff Sprints is a prestigious cross-country skiing event which takes place on January 30, 31 and February 1, 2015, at the Nakkertok South Nordic Centre in Gatineau/Cantley, Quebec. “The Easterns,” as […]

10 Birkie Entries Available from Life Link III

The Life Link III crew. (Photo: Life Link lll)

For the 2015 Birkie, Kortelopet, or Prince Haakon (Press release) HAYWARD, Wisconsin (January 21, 2015) –You may never need medical support at the Birkie, and that’s good. But, it’s also good to know that the Birkie, Kortelopet, and Prince Haakon […]

A Guide to the Development Trips Selected at the U.S. Cross Country Championships


(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 […]

Peter Hale Nordic Ski Race Set for Feb. 21

Peter Hale Flyer 2015 corrected

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Lickety-Splits Camp Connects Anchorage Kids, Top Athletes

Caitlin Patterson (Craftsbury GRP) pulls a train of happy skiers at the mushing station  at the fourth-annual Lickety-Splits Ski Camp for Kids on Dec. 22 in Anchorage, Alaska. (Photo: Lickety-Splits)

Last Monday, 150 bright-eyed kids got a chance to ski with 23 top US athletes at the 4th Annual Lickety-Splits Ski Camp for Kids.  The camp offered the opportunity for kids to spend the afternoon playing games and learning to ski from […]

US Nationals | NNF Allocations

2015 U.S. Cross Country Skiing Championships

    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 […]

Food Fun at Birkie Tour

Birkie volunteers assist a racer during the 2014 American Birkebeiner from Cable to Hayward, Wis. (Photo: ABSF/Brett Morgan)

(Press release) Top 5 exciting reasons you should sign up for the Birkie Tour and Seeley Hills Classic Combo weekend! The next price increase is coming so register by Dec 31st to pay only $50 for the Tour or $90 […]

Eastern Cup Opener Concludes with Snowy Mass Starts at Rikert

(Dec. 21 press release) On day two of the NENSA Eastern Cup Opener, the courses at Rikert Nordic Center were fast and covered with a dusting of fresh snow. The day was chilly, with temperatures at 25, and flurries throughout […]

Interview with CXC President Oyvind Solvang

CXC President Oyvind Solvang (Photo: CXC)

By Peter Graves (CXC press release) *** First a bit of background, tell me about your skiing background please. I started skiing as a child. By the time I was in first grade, my brother and I had a 5k […]

Birkie Skiers in FIS Marathon Cup

2014 Birkie leaders (Photo: ABSF)

(Press release) This past weekend saw the start of the FIS Marathon Cup for the 2014-2015 season in Livingo, Italy. Birkie Ambassador Holly Brooks (USA) started the season off right with a podium finish. She finished 2nd to World Cup […]

NNF Announces First Funding Allocations for 2014/2015

NNF U.S. Nordic Funding Distribution

(Press release) SALT LAKE CITY- The NNF Announced today over $90K in funding for grassroots skiing support. “This is only possible through the support of our grassroots donors,” explained Dave Knoop, executive director for the NNF, “The NNF extends a […]

FOLJMS Auction – skis, gear, and more

Show your support for cross-country skiing in Greater Boston, while getting your holiday shopping done! The FOLJMS Online Auction is open and running until Sunday, December 21, 2014.

Eastern Cup Openers Online Registration Deadline 9 p.m. Wednesday

The opening weekend for the NENSA Eastern Cup, made possible with the help of Frost Mountain Nordic and the Rikert Nordic Center, is fast approaching.

(Press release) Don’t miss out! Online Registration closes at 9PM sharp this Wed 12/17. There is NO DAY OF RACE registration for Sunday’s mass start race so if you miss the online deadline you will not be able to race. Click here to register. Read […]

Registration for the 2015 NEBKL Festival Now Open!

2015 NEBKL Festival

Just in time for Giving Tuesday, registration is now open for the 2015 New England Bill Koch League Festival. Give your child and family the gift of an unforgettable experience by signing up now for this year’s festival hosted by […]

Birkie Trail Open for Early Season Skiing

Birkie trail open for early season skiing (Photo: ABSF)

(Press release) With early snowfall and consistently cold temps the Birkie Trail is groomed tip to tail to near mid-winter condition. With over 75km groomed on the skate and classic trails from the North End Cabin to Birkie Ridge and […]

Torin Tucker Trail Dedication Saturday, Dec. 27 in Sun Valley

  Torin Tucker Trail Dedication Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014 10 a.m. Lake Creek Cross Country Ski Trails The Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation (SVSEF) Cross Country Ski Team will conduct a Trail Dedication in Memory of SVSEF Team Alumni Torin […]

Mat-Su Icicle Double Set for Dec. 27-28

Mat-Su Ski Club

Presented by the Mat-Su Ski Club in Palmer, Alaska The Mat-Su Icicle Double is a two-day series with classic style on Saturday, Dec. 27th and Freestyle on Sunday, Dec. 28th. In Freestyle ski you can classic or skate, in the […]

NNF: Thank You from Executive Director Dave Knoop

Yellowstone Ski Festival First Tracks

A Thank You from NNF Executive Director, Dave Knoop This year the Drive for 25 raised over $215k for Cross Country and Nordic Combined development programs. Every year our Nordic community says YES WE CAN and collectively we come together for our […]

NNF’s D25: Hours Left and a Huge Thank You

D25 2014

  Supporting Tomorrow’s Nordic Stars Today Last Chance to participate in the 2014 Drive for 25:    Donate to Cross Country Donate to Nordic Combined Spread the Word!!! Facebook Twitter NNF Website