Dakota is National Skate Sprint Champion

Congratulations to Dakota Blackhorse von Jess on his win at the US National Skate Sprint in Soldier Hollow, Utah. His first championship title, Dakota has qualified first in several races this year and said it “Feels good to wear bib 1 most of the week.”   A few words from Dakota: A huge thanks first […]

Weekend Update: XC, CX, Climb

Academy athletes attended competitions in Quebec City, Bozeman and Bend this past weekend. Dakota Blackhorse was the 3rd fastest American and 38th overall in the Cross Country World Cup Sprints held in Quebec City. See Dakota’s results, videos from the event or read his fasterskier.com interview. Locally, 11 cyclocross riders represented the Academy in the […]

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 […]

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 […]

What makes racing FUN?

Nationals Recap by Dakota Blackhorse von Jess Overcoming adversity is a part of ski racing: two years ago in Alaska they essentially canceled US Nationals due to cold temperatures.  This year, a race was postponed and everything happened on a shortened course because there was so little snow.  Whether it’s because we have practice or […]

West Yellowstone 2010

Dakota Blackhorse von Jess brought his game face to the SuperTour Sprint Showdown in West Yellowstone, placing 10th in both the skate and classic sprint time trials. A handful of Bend Endurance Academy Nordic skiers will be racing this week. Results will be posted here. FasterSkier’s complete selection of race faces is available here. More team […]

Nordic Youth/JR/SR Programs

For program details- click here. For program calendar- click  here. To enroll- click here. Questions:  Coach Ben- 541.678.3864

Live Results from SoHo Super JOQ and UNH Carnival

Updated Saturday, 4:45pm: The BNT is competing at the 2002 Olympic venue, Soldier Hollow, UT, with 6 of the 9 USSA regions represented and well over 500 racers present from all age groups. Live results from Soldier Hollow are available at Summit Timing. Saturday, January 30th Update: Tom Smith (University of Utah OJ) finished 2nd […]

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