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(Press release) NENSA is thrilled to be expanding summer programming with the introduction of a Rollerski Race Series and a supplier partnership with Swenor Rollerskis. The goal of the race series, and associated educational opportunities, is to bolster NENSA’s mission to sustain a vital and active skiing community in New England. Delivery is underway for two matched sets of twenty classic and twenty skate rollerskis from Norway. These skis will be used in four marquee...

Top American Cross-Country Skiers to Compete at Trapp Family Lodge November 4th in Elite Invitational Roller Ski Competition (Press release) Stowe, Vt – The New England Nordic Ski Association (NENSA) and the Trapp Family Lodge have partnered to create a roller ski race for an elite field of cross-country skiers including past and future Olympians.  Upwards of fifty athletes representing colleges and clubs from throughout New England will compete in a challenging 10-kilometer race that...

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FAYSTON, Vt. — This past Sunday, July 23, Kam Husain and Alex Lawson won the 2017 App Gap Challenge and set some of the fastest times on the grueling course in the process. Husain, a 19-year-old Vermont native and former Stratton Mountain School skier, set a new men’s course record of 30 minutes, 28 seconds. Lawson, a Craftsbury Nordic skier coming off her senior year at St. Johnsbury Academy, was the second-fastest woman ever on the...

On Sunday, July 23, the New England Nordic Ski Association (NENSA) is hosting a dual-technique rollerski race/challenge, the App Gap Challenge, which climbs the Appalachian Gap in Fayston, Vt. The uphill event along Route 17 features a 5-kilometer women’s race and 7 k men’s race, with parking, registration and awards at Mad River Glen. The next day, Monday, July 24, a Best Ball Golf Tournament Fundraiser will be held at the Sugarbush Golf Course in Warren, Vt. More...

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About a year and a half after Colin Rodgers. GMVS went through some transitions. I am staying in the Mad River Valley, which is amazing; another great part of the job is that I get to stay where I am and sort of create some of that vision and move it in a way. It’s a pretty cool job, it’s a very cool lifestyle, it’s something that I am so passionate about. I was just...

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Note: Photos from this story are courtesy of John Lazenby. Many more photos from the Eastern Cup weekend are available U16 boys – men Temperatures warmed on Sunday and the snow turned to rain, but luckily the manmade base of the Craftsbury Outdoor Center’s 2.5 k loop held up well through nearly 400 racers doing two to four loops each. In the U16 girls’ 5 k skate, Lehmann held onto her lead, as did Koch...

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The New England Nordic Ski Association is seeking a paid intern for a seasonal position, requiring part-time hours December through May/June. Travel within New England, and regular weekend work for NENSA Eastern Cup and Championship Events is required during these months.

Why is membership growth important? Nordic skiing is a family – we’re all very close. We’re proud of our sport heroes. We need to give our entire family an opportunity to feel the pride of supporting our national team and the development system that helped them reach the top. Now, for just $15, you can be a part of their success. What’s important for USSA competitors? One of the most important elements of a sport program is having...

  NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine – New England Nordic Ski Association and Craftsbury Outdoor Center extend long-standing partnership for another season with Craftsbury signing on as an official sponsor of NENSA and hosting the 2015-16 EasternCup Series Opener in December. “The seasons are shifting in northern Vermont: trail work, event planning, tuning up PistenBullies – and renewing our commitment to NENSA! We’re happy to partner with NENSA for another year in recognition of our parallel missions to develop...

(Press release) NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine — The New England Nordic Ski Association (NENSA) Board of Directors are pleased to welcome three new members to the NENSA Board, and bids a fond farewell to retiring members, John Attwood of Cape Elizabeth, ME and Greg Elder of Yarmouth, ME. In their stead, Ellen Chandler of New Hampshire, Kate McNay Koch of Vermont, and Walt Shepard of Maine have signed on, each to a three-year term. Kate McNay Koch joins...

(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 the morning and into the afternoon, causing racers to whip out their glasses to see through the snow. The Bill Koch League racers got to lead the packs today and they competed in freestyle races,...

(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 on for a note from the organizers. The opening weekend for the NENSA Eastern Cup series is fast approaching. The crew from Frost Mountain Nordic and Rikert Nordic Center are putting together a great event....

(Press release) What do Matt Whitcomb (USST), Chris Hall (Swix), Sverre Caldwell (SMS), Patrick O’Brien (SMS T2), and the Stratton T2 Team all have in common? Other than being huge contributors to our sport and to our New England Nordic community, they’ll all be at Stratton Mtn. School for the 2015 NENSA Coaching Symposium November 15-16. Join NENSA for two days in Vermont with presentations from USST Women’s Head Coach, Matt Whitcomb, Swix’s Chris Hall (yeah,...