Category: All News

Cape Breton Nordic – Adult Lessons Resounding Success

Welcoming new-comers to the sport by Cross Country Nova Scotia, Staff, March 2, 2021 Cape Breton Nordic offered classic cross-country ski lessons to active adults in February, which included two weekly sessions. John Hudec, president of Cape Breton Nordic, and Daniel Murray, instructor, reached out to adults within the surrounding running and triathlon communities. There was immediate uptake for the…

Season Extension Possibility at North Highlands Nordic

April skiing at NHN – conditions and weather permitting by North Highlands Nordic, February 27, 2021 North Highlands Nordic – After yesterday’s announcement by Dr. Strang, new travel restrictions have been put in place for those living in the HRM and two neighbouring municipalities. This comes into effect February 27th, at 8:00 a.m., until at least March 26th. North Highlands…

Saltwire NS – Provincial Team Skier, Doyon

Doyon loves competing, introducing others to sport by Saltwire Network Nova Scotia, Colin Hodd, February 24, 2021 (original article) Lynden Doyon has been skiing since he was three years old. The first outing he remembers was in Cape Breton, skiing a mountain on Christmas Eve with his father Kris and Daniel Murray, who is now his coach with the Nova…

Saltwire NS – Provincial Team Skier, McClure

McClure still lovin’ the slopes by Saltwire Network Nova Scotia, Colin Hodd, February 18, 2021 (original article) The soft swish of Susan McClure and John Cameron’s cross-country skis across packed snow were echoing in their daughter’s ears before she was old enough to walk. “Even before I could ski … my parents would pull me around in a pulk,” says…

The Laker News – Head Coach Daniel Murray

COVID19 creates opportunities for athletes by The Laker News, February 16, 2021 (original article, click) OAKFIELD: The COVID19 pandemic has had an impact of the athletes with the Cross-Country Ski N.S. team. But it has also created opportunities for the athletes. Provincial ski team head coach Daniel Murray said that following the COVID19 regulations, the athletes have not had any exposure…

Sport Makes a Difference Award, 2021 Support4Sport

Nominate someone who has made an impact by Cross Country Nova Scotia, Staff, February 22, 2021 Do you know a cross-country ski club volunteer who went above and beyond for our sport despite the challenges brought forth by the pandemic? Please consider nominating an individual for the 2021 Sport Makes a Difference Award. There will be one category for awards…

Halifax Nordic Ski Club Ginzu Fund

Help groomers prepare the trails even better, for you! by Halifax Nordic Ski Club Halifax Nordic’s groomers would love to make our trails even better, so we are doing a fundraiser to purchase a 84″ Ginzu groomer with 2 tracksetters, to provide a double classic track and wonderful corduroy.  The new machine costs approx. $15K.  This fundraiser will allow our…

Chalet Building Fund – North Highlands Nordic

Help make this dream a reality… benefiting many by North Highlands Nordic f After almost thirty-five years we, the members of North Highlands Nordic believe that the time is right to have a stand alone facility dedicated to cross country skiing and snowshoeing in northern Cape Breton. A new Chalet will offer a wonderful winter destination in northern Cape Breton…

Jackrabbit Toque Design Contest 2022

Halifax Nordic Ski Club 2021 lesson participants. Jackrabbit hat design on skier photographed third from left. Calling all Bunny Rabbit + Jackrabbit Skiers! by Nordiq Canada (original article – click to view) f We invite all Bunny Rabbit and Jackrabbit skiers to participate in designing the 2022 Jackrabbit Toque, which will be worn by 10,500 Bunny Rabbit and Jackrabbit skiers…

Get Excited – A for Adventure Talks Skiing on CBC Radio

Awesome Skiing in Nova Scotia Highlights from CBC Radio NS – Information Morning, January 27, 2020 f Listen to CBC Radio to hear A for Adventure discuss the growing number of people taking up cross-country skiing and the many awesome places you can cross-country ski in our province. Click to listen to complete segment (10:09). Click graphic above to listen…

Cape North Skier Set Goal to Ski 1,000km

‘I Just Love it’ by Erin Pottie, Cape Breton Post, March 19, 2019 f Note We particularly enjoy skier stories. As we approach 2021, we recall a story of determination by a Cape North skier, Freda McEvoy, who challenged herself to ski 1,000km during the 2018-2019 season. McEvoy advises that skiing alleviates her symptoms of arthritis and she just “loves…

Paragon Golf and Country Club – Grooming Trails

Encouraging Winter Fitness by Cross Country Nova Scotia Staff, December 22, 2020 f Paragon Golf and Country Club, located in Kingston, within the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia, will be grooming approximately 5 km of trails across its entire 18 hole property for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and walking.  There will be a classic double-track set, a surface for skate skiing,…

Help Wanted – Canadian Ski Hall of Fame & Museum

We Can Use Your Help by Canadian Ski Hall of Fame and Museum, December 10, 2020 f We have all felt it or said something like it over years; “skiing is not just a sport, it is a way of life”.  Whether your preference is a snowboard, cross country skis or alpine, the fact is we cherish sliding on snow. …