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(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 Whitcomb and Peter Vordenberg who challenged the skiing community to support itself in a single-day effort in 2011. The 2015...

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. athletes that go were selected from the National Ranking list and criteria set by coaches at the USSA Congress. The...

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 List, as well as criteria set by coaches at the USSA congress. Camp participants include: WOMEN: Katharine Ogden, SMS Julia...

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 the stakes for skiers competing by adding a bonus win schedule for any U.S. skiers seeking to compete. Prize money...

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, Salomon and Bjorn Dahlie. Outreach and support for the auction include art, flyfishing and skiing lessons from International athletes, lodging...

(www.nationalnordicfoundation.org.   The NNF congratulates this year’s team: 2015 U.S. World Championship Cross Country Team Name, Hometown, Birthdate, USSA Club, Past Championships Men Dakota Blackhorse-von Jess, Bend, OR, 3/18/86, Bend Endurance Academy Kyle Bratrud, Eden Prairie, MN, 2/9/93, Northern Michigan University Ski Team Erik Bjornsen, Winthrop, WA, 7/14/91, Alaska Pacific University Nordic (2013) Matt Gelso, Truckee, CA, 7/18/88, Sun Valley Ski Education Founation Olympic Development Team Simi Hamilton, Aspen, CO, 5/14/87, Stratton Mountain School/T2 (2011)...

When: Saturday November 29, 12:00PM Start Time (approximate) Where: Rendezvous Trails Who: Open to all skiers – 5k Freestyle   Details: 15-second intervals $15.00 per skier through 5pm, Friday, November 28 Online registration available with a small fee.  Checks payable to WYSEF, WYSEF waiver required Details of the race will be covered at the Friday 5:30 PM coaches meeting at Race Headquarters (Chamber Visitor Center) CLICK HERE FOR ONLINE REGISTRATION *** Grover: Support the NNF Over the next few week’s we’ll be reaching...

Supporting Tomorrow’s Nordic Stars Today #U23 Reese Hanneman on U23s and Development   Making The U23 World Championships was one of the biggest motivators in my young skiing career. As your last year of junior skiing comes to an end, the senior racing circuit looms; no more 5ks, no more JO’s dances (unless…). Having the opportunity to go to Under-23s really kicks you into gear; it’s a tangible goal that is just barely attainable enough...

Supporting Tomorrow’s Nordic Stars Today #MapMonday California & Utah Com Up Big Keep the drive happening. Ask ten people to donate $25 today: Drive for 25: Cross Country Drive for 25: Nordic Combined     The Big Dog Hunts Matt Whitcomb Weighs In   It’s fourth down. Our single largest chance to make a difference for cross country skiing in the U.S. is right now.  The next opportunity will be one year from now, and who has patience for...

#MapMonday Big Surges from Minnesota, Washington and Wisconsin: If you’re an NNF athlete and you’re looking for a place to reach out and ask 10 people to donate $25, here’s a map of where to begin. Help us reach our goal of having every athlete involved. Up the Drive for 25 participation. Spread the Word!!! Facebook Twitter NNF Website buy chantix online, buy ventolin inhaler

(Press release) 2014 D25 Challenge Match: Nordic Combined $20,000 for $20,000 This is simple. When the Nordic Combined side of the D25 reaches $20,000, they get a matching $20,000. Your dollar now equals two. Click Here to Donate to Nordic Combined’s Challenge Match Sharp Elbows Grit Sophie Caldwell has it. So do we. Dig in. Show the world how sharp our elbows are when it comes time for racing. Cross Country Nordic Combined 2014 D25...

Supporting Tomorrow’s Nordic Stars Today 2014 D25 Get on the Train         The Drive for 25 is the US #skiingnation supporting itself. We opened the country’s largest grassroots sport fundraiser with a record day. Just like nordic results, the Drive for 25 is getting more attention, more driven and a greater reach. If you haven’t, sign up to be an NNF fundraiser today and reach out to 10 people to donate to the...

We’ve gathered the nordic community under our banner and rallied a better future for skiing. The result of our efforts last year were more athletes competing at higher levels, more team camps and more of the best skiers in the country working together to improve. Bottom line, there is a direct correlation in our developing athletes achieving improved world class results: NNF funding gets results! This year’s D25 will kick off on October 1st and will last for...