Tag Archives: JOQ

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 […]

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 […]

Nordic Race Results

Bend Nordic skiers concluded a week of racing with notable results at the US National Championships in Rumford, ME. Highlights from the week include Dakota Blackhorse von Jess’ 5th place finish in the Skate Sprint at US Nationals as well as his 11th place finish in the Classic Sprint. Darragh Hildreth, Reitler Hodgert, and Pat […]

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

PNSA/Far West Camp Recap

Kara Doescher and Ben Grasseschi provide overviews of the PNSA/Far West Nor Cal Nordic Camp near Mt. Lassen. Kara is a high school skier from Corvallis and Ben coaches for the Auburn Ski Club. Nor Cal Nordic Camp by Kara Doescher As a high school skier the Nor Cal Nordic Camp was my first XC […]

Nor Cal Nordic Camp

Junior Nordic skiers from across the US and Canada are invited to join the Far West and Pacific Northwest divisions for a 5 day Nordic camp aimed at systematically improving Nordic technique, fitness, strength and overall athletic preparation. The Nor Cal Camp is designed for relative beginners and seasoned veterans ages 14-23 with some roller […]

North Cascades Camp Recap

It’s 5am and helicopters are flying overhead. They’re so low to the ground the sound is intense and you can feel the air pressure beating downwards. Fire? Smoke Jumper training? Military invasion? Nope- just an effort to eradicate the Tussock Moth from the beautiful Methow Valley. This is how PNSA junior Nordic skiers started off […]

North Cascades Nordic Camp

Methow Valley, Washington Come join the Pacific Northwest crew for a 5 day Nordic camp aimed at systematically improving your Nordic technique, fitness, strength and overall athletic preparation.  Built on the time tested and very successful “Trout Lake Model” these camps are designed for relative beginners and seasoned veterans ages 14-23 with some roller skiing experience.  Past campers […]