Nordic Update

The Nordic season has officially begun. Our Nordic Competition skiers traveled to West Yellowstone, MT during Thanksgiving week for a successful training camp and the season’s first races. According to Nordic Program Director Ben Husaby,”The team size is growing steadily and we are off to a great start with the first Super Tour results. Bella Smith, Dakota […]

Trout Lake 2011

Come join the Pacific Northwest crew in Trout Lake, Washington for a 5 day Nordic camp aimed at systematically improving your Nordic technique, fitness, strength and overall athletic preparation. The Trout Lake camp has been a PNSA tradition for 12 years- and has grown to be known as “the greatest camp ever”.   The camp […]

Nordic Camp Recap

A mix of twenty athletes and staff from across the US enjoyed 5 days of training opportunities during the Academy’s first dryland camp of the season. The PNSA Bend camp was based on the Trout Lake Model and activities included on snow skiing over lakes and meadows, rollerskiing, strength and games, and rock climbing. According […]

41 Road Clean Up

19 volunteers from the Academy’s Nordic team cleaned up 7.5 miles of Road 41 from Benham Falls to Sunriver Road on Wednesday. According to coach Ben, “It was a great chance for BEA to be stewards of the forest.  Everyone was in great spirits due to the weather.  Gene at Taco Stand donated burritos.  Audra […]

Academy Awards

The Nordic team filled the Riverbend Community Room last night to celebrate the 2010-2011 ski season. Ben Husaby, Executive Director/Nordic Program Director, gave an overview of the season, introduced the coaching staff, introduced the Board of Directors and described the Nordic development process. Coaches Stuart Smith-Blockley and Brenna Warburton awarded sKey Skill Certificates to Youth and Development […]

5 US Championship Events

Athletes from the Bend Endurance Academy Nordic Team participated in all 5 Nordic Championship events in the USA during the 2010-2011 season. The events included: US Cross Country Championships- Rumford, ME NCAA National Championships- Stowe, VT USSA Junior National Championships, Minneapolis, MN USCSA National Championships- Sun Valley, ID USSA Super Tour Finals- Sun Valley, ID […]

COCC Spring Update

After 4 events (Sprint, Classic, Skate and Relay) at the USCSA National Championships in Sun Valley, Idaho, the Central Oregon Community College men’s team, comprised of Joe Madden, Sam Schwarz and Brian Jorgensen, placed 7th out of 10 teams overall. Joe Madden led the COCC team results, placing 16th overall in the individual men’s category. Sam […]

Are you lucky?

And the winners are……..the athletes! To everyone who participated in our first Academy Raffle– thank you!  We raised $1,545 which will allow us to maintain our fleet of loaner ski and bike equipment for families in need and build a rack for the red van! Winners can pick up their prizes at noon on Feb 26th or […]

2011 Junior Olympic Team

Ten skiers will represent the Bend Nordic Team at the 2011 Junior Olympics in Minneapolis, Minnesota March 6-12. Pat Madden, Reitler Hodgert, Michael Widmer, Darragh Hildreth, Isabel Smith, Kelly Smallwood, Ryan St. Clair, Nick St. Clair, Colin Dunlap, and Vivian Hawkinson were named to the Pacific Northwest Junior Olympic team following the final set of […]

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