Greetings NENSA Community!
Hats off to Frost Mountain Nordic, the Rikert Ski Center, the organizers and volunteers who made the 2019 New England Bill Koch Festival such a HUGE success this past weekend. 518 youth, their parents and coaches attended two days of fun filled racing, relays, games and mini marathon tours though the woods to cabins serving hot coco, cider and cider donuts ~ what could be better! See full recap below, along with the link to all the festival photos.
Save the Date ~ The SkiRack in Burlington VT and Fischer, are bringing Kikkan Randall to Sleepy Hollow Vermont on Wednesday March 20th from 4-6pm. There will be an opportunity to ski with Kikkan, followed by and Q&A, and the chance to purchase Kikkan/Fischer buffs to support her charity AKTIV against Cancer. Sleepy Hollow will also be waiving their trail fees and instead giving you to opportunity to make a donation to Kikkan's charity.
It is officially Championship March ~ this weekend, 3/8-3/10 brings the NENSA U16 Championships in Bethel Maine. See box below for a preview!
Our Junior National Team officially arrives in Anchorage this Friday & Saturday. Check out this website for the full JN schedule of events and info:
The University of Vermont is currently hosting the
2019 NCAA Skiing Championships
for the fifth time. Nordic races are being held at the
Trapp Family Lodge
in Stowe VT. UVM has a one point lead after day one. They race again tomorrow, Friday 3/8.
This coming weekend also brings the Craftsbury Spring Fling on Saturday 3/9 and the NE Club Relay Championships on Sunday 3/10. See calendar listing at the bottom of this newsletter for more details on those fun races.
Next weekend, 3/15-3/17 brings the NENSA Eastern High School Championships in Fort Kent Maine, and, there is currently a contingency of New England Masters skiers in Norway competing in the World Cup Masters. WOW ~ so much great racing to be had still this month!
Check out all the
NENSA NEWS from the Field below, and check out all the great races and events coming up on our full NENSA Calendar of Events at the bottom of this eNewsletter.
Amie W. Smith
New England Nordic Ski Association
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