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Last week, the National Cross Country Ski Education Foundation (NCCSEF) announced on its website that it is now calling itself the National Nordic Foundation (NNF). But changes at the foundation are more than just in name only. Nordic Combined now falls under their auspices, and over the next few weeks NNF will be testing out a new marketing and fundraising strategy. The non-profit foundation was set up as NCCSEF in 1997 to help elite developing...

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The 2nd annual Facebook/NCCSEF wall (and if possible post a picture of the camp) then ask their friends and team back home to “like” them. Top 3 Liked vote getters by the end of Camp will be awarded USST BD jacket or race suit and Toko HF wax. You must Like NCCSEF to nominate yourself and to vote. www.facebook.com/Nccsef during the camp to like (vote for) your athletes. buy chantix online, buy ventolin inhaler

Sun Valley, ID: The 2nd annual National J2 Talent ID camp is set to take place August 1-8th in Sun Valley, ID.  The top 22 J2 boys and top 22 J2 girls in the country (14-15 year olds) have qualified to attend this camp through selection from their best two races from the 2011 USSA Junior Olympics last March. This camp is the first national step up the U.S.S.A. development pipeline and is designated a...

The National Cross Country Ski Education Foundation has added the discipline of Nordic Combined to its roster of supported Nordic disciplines.   As NCCSEF director David Knoop states “In both Cross Country and Nordic Combined gaining ongoing and consistent quality training, racing, and coaching experiences is the biggest challenge facing developing American skiers who are spread throughout our vast country and live thousands of miles away from Europe, the center of Nordic racing.”   Adding...

NCCSEF Podium Challenge In its ongoing effort to help Team Tomorrow become Team Today, the National Cross Country Ski Education Foundation challenges every U.S. athlete competing at the 2011 U23/Jr. World Nordic Championship to achieve an individual top three “Podium” race result. Each athlete that achieves this fantastic performance will see NCCSEF reimburse their entire unfunded trip expenses. Three U.S. athletes; Kris Freeman 2003 1st, Laura Valaas 2007 2nd, and Liz Stephens 2008 3rd, have...

The National Cross-Country Ski Education Foundation has pledged to fund all U.S. athletes who represent the country at the 2011 World Nordic Ski Championships and whose expenses are not funded by the U.S. Ski Team. Dave Knoop, NCCSEF director, stated that “the World Championships are the premier nordic competition outside of the Olympics. We wanted to make sure each athlete who qualifies for the Championships could focus on their preparation for the games, and not...

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nccsef@gmail.com how many you would like to order and your shipping/mailing address. If you wish to pay by credit card let us know and we will email you a credit card invoice via PayPal.  If you wish to pay by check tell us and send the check to: NCCSEF/32 West 200 South #149/Salt Lake City 84101. To order email  The NCCSEF promotes the development of U. S. cross-country ski racing through its support of activities that...

If you’re planning on racing in Europe this winter on any of the trips supported by the National Cross-Country Ski Education Foundation (NCCSEF), you can thank Jerry Gilbert. Gilbert, a retired electrical engineer and avid master skier, died of lymphoma in 2008, and in his will, he left some $80,000 for NCCSEF. The money took nearly two years to find its way to the organization, but now that it has, that donation should be supporting...

Salt Lake City, Utah-September 20, 2010: In its continuing effort to aid the development of American cross country ski racers, the National Cross-Country Ski Education Foundation (NCCSEF) will help support a racing and training trip to Finnish Lapland this coming November. The trip will offer select racers and coaches an opportunity to experience European racing intensity at the very outset of the 2010-11 competitive season. Will Sweetser, Director of Cross-Country Skiing at the Maine Winter...

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The IOC hasn’t yet decided on a location for the 2018 Winter Olympics. But it’s safe to say that the road to those Games travels through Slovenia, at least for some of America’s cross country skiers. Thanks to a $10,000 grant from the National Cross Country Ski Education Foundation (NCCSEF), and more funding from the U.S. Ski Team, a group of 15 athletes has set up shop in the resort town of Rogla. There, the...

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The new NCCSEF calendar is back after a one-year hiatus and it is available through some local clubs, or via NCCSEF.org.  Just donate $20 via the paypal link at nccsef.org and you will be sent one of the new NCCSEF Calendars with awesome photos and important dates of interest to cross country skiers. $20 for one calendar, $15 for each additional, and shipping is free. The National Cross Country Ski Education Foundation (NCCSEF) is a...

NCCSEF, which has been supporting the development of cross country skiing in the U.S. for 12 years is back and ready to expand its reach to support even more development projects that affect the national pipeline. In addition to providing its traditional financial support for coaching and logistics for the Junior Scandanavian Championships (J1 Trip), NCCSEF will fund the volunteer coaching staff for Junior and U23 World Championships, and plans to provide support for OPA...

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