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April 26, 2012: Volume 12, Number  52


Rollerski speed reducers


For the fellow wanting to give roller skiing a try as a better way to get into the ski season, there should be a mention of the possibility of breaking and speed reducing systems that put you more in control of your own safety through Jenex  and their programs. I know that these two items have saved me a lot of skin and gives me more confidence every time I step onto my roller skis. 


Marty Hall 


Rollerskiing Across America

"Fighting hunger one mile at a time." 

Carolyn and Santi Ocariz are roller-skiing across America (3,000 + miles) in attempts to inspire giving to those who are desperately in need "Fighting hunger one mile at a time."  
While sharing the message that 36 US dollars can feed a child in an impoverished country for a year is very thought-provoking.   skiacrossamerica.com


ski across america 

How far apart and wide are ski tracks?


To continue on the distance apart set for ski tracks, I recall watching track setters in Oslo at the 1984 world masters competition that had infinitely variable width tracks adjusted from in the tractor cab with a hydraulic actuator. It was explained to me that they were setting the ideal width for different parts of the courses, wider on fast down-hills and narrower on the flats. 

John Brodhead / Craftsbury



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Summer Training Programs and Camps  


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Bend Endurance Academy invites U.S. skiers to attend Nordic Summer Training Programs and Camps 

On Snow 


Bend, OR- The Bend Endurance Academy opened enrollment for 2012 Nordic summer programs and camps. The opportunities are designed for local skiers, ages 13-23 and visiting skiers ages 18-23. The program supports athletes who have an interest in spending one week to three months in Bend, Oregon during the summer to train with professional coaches and a highly motivated Nordic team. The Academy offers a mix of morning and afternoon practices focusing on strength and agility training, skate and classic rollerskiing, hiking, running, bounding and exploring in the Deschutes National Forest.  Learn more and enroll online at www.BendEnduranceAcademy.org 

On Snow in May and June!    

Mt. Bachelor Ski Education Foundation 

host on snow options


May 16-29 with the National Teams.  
June 9-29 with the Junior Club Teams.  
June 16-21 Fire and Ice Camp. 

Dan Simoneau 

Nordic Program Director  

Mt. Bachelor Sports Education Foundation


541-388-0002 office  

Summer Training Programs and Camps    

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National Nordic Foundation 

Spring Meeting

May 9, Park City, UT 2-5pm


The National Nordic Foundation will hold a spring meeting May 9, 2012 2:00-5:00 pm in Park City, UT.  The purpose of the meeting is to review what the NNF has accomplished in the past 12 months and develop an action plan on how we can improve. The NNF pledged $118,000 in support of Cross Country and Nordic Combined Pillar Projects during the 2011/2012 season. If you are a fan of our sport, and wish to help support tomorrow's stars today, you are invited to attend the meeting. The meeting will be held at the Park City Marriott, 1895 Sidewinder Drive, Park City, UT May 9, 2012 2:00-5:00 pm. to coincide with the USSA Spring Congress.  If you plan on attending please register at NNF Spring Meeting Facebook Event Page or email nccsef@gmail.com.




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Crayon your softest glide wax 

onto your glide zones right now!  


Our complete article on summer ski storage can be viewed here.

But many of you will continue to put this off, so here is the last bit of advice. It is much better to do something than nothing. At the very least crayon your softest glide wax onto your glide zones right now!


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Enjoy Winter,
Andrew Gerlach
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