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Topics to Note.

Nova Scotia Ski Trails


Trailforks

Interactive maps of most cross-country ski trails in Nova Scotia. Includes trail-specs, conditions, local weather & more. Crowd-sourced.

Nova Scotia Trail Directory – PDF

Listing of frequented trails with all relevant information (conditions, locations, trail specs, and online info).

Strava Heat Map

Cross-country ski activity in Nova Scotia by Strava users.

Nordic Ski Trails of Nova Scotia (coming soon)

Book published in 1980 by Phillip Thompson. Reproduced as PDF. Special thank-you to Phillip.

Nova Scotia Provincial Parks

Parks throughout the province.

Equipment


Directory XC Equipment in NS – Buy, Rent or Borrow (PDF)

Facebook – Nordic Buy, Sell or Give Away

Facebook Closed Group for listing nordic gear and related items.

Interest


Parents

Let Them Choose: A Letter to Parents by Robin McKeever

Events


Under construction.

Governing Bodies


Provincial

Cross Country Alberta

Cross Country BC

Cross Country New Brunswick

Cross Country NL

Cross Country North West Territories

Cross Country Nova Scotia

Cross Country Prince Edward Island

Cross Country Saskatchewan

Cross Country Ski Association of Manitoba

Cross Country Ski Ontario

Ski De Fond Quebec

Cross Country Yukon

Nunavut

National

Nordiq Canada – NC

National governing body for cross-country skiing in Canada.

International

International Ski Federation – FIS

International governing body for cross-country skiing. Also includes alpine skiing, ski jumping, nordic combined, freestyle skiing, snowboarding, telemark, speed skiing, and grass skiing.

Sport Organizations


Canadian Sports Centre Atlantic | CSCA

The CSCA has developed partnerships and implemented programs that have helped build Atlantic Canada’s high performance sport structure.

Sport Nova Scotia | SNS

Sport Nova Scotia is  the voice for amateur sport in Nova Scotia that promotes the benefits of health, personal development and achievement of all participants. 

Coaching NS

National Coach Certification Program (NCCP) courses offered in Nova Scotia.

Coaching Association of Canada | CAC

Through its programs, the CAC empowers coaches with knowledge and skills, promotes ethics, fosters positive attitudes, builds competence, and increases the credibility and recognition of coaches.

Sport Canada

Government of Canada. Sport programs provide Canadians with access to sport as part of a healthy and active lifestyle, and help high performance athletes participate and succeed in competitions.

AthletesCAN

The voice of Canadian national team athletes, AthletesCAN ensures an athlete-centred sport system by developing athlete leaders who influence sport policy and, as role models, inspire a strong sport culture.

Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport

The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport uses ethical debate to create an environment for meaningful dialogue around the future of sport, based on commonly agreed principles of right and wrong.

Canadian Centre for Mental Health and Sport | CCMHS

The CCMHS is a not-for-profit organization supporting the mental health and performance of competitive and high-performance athletes and coaches.

Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada | SDRCC

Canada’s premiere source for tools and information to help prevent and resolve disputes at the highest levels of the Canadian sport system.

International University Sports Federation

The International University Sports Federation has been the key driver in expanding the role and reach of university sport worldwide.

Canadian Masters Cross-Country Ski Association | MCC

Promotes the sport of cross country skiing to individuals over the age of 30 and ensures regular competitions for its members across the country.

World Masters Cross-Country Ski Association | WMA

Provides a common international platform for top competitive skiers as well as for those who simply enjoy racing, regardless of the ranking.

Canadian Snowsports Association | CSA

A federation of ten ski and snowboard disciplines, whose mandate is the development of elite amateur athletes and the pursuit of excellence at national and international level competitions for all disciplines.

National Training Centres


Pierre Harvey National Training Centre

Mont Saint Anne, QC. The CNEPH works in close collaboration with Ski de fond Québec, training elite athletes.

National Team Development Centre

Thunder Bay, ON. Ontario’s National Training Center prepares athletes to join the National Cross Country Ski Team.

Alpine Insurance World Cup Academy

Canmore, AB. Provides training opportunities to athletes who show the aptitude to become internationally successful.

Safe Sport


Athlete Helpline | Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada

Safe Sport is the establishment of a universal code of conduct and sanctions that will make sport safe for all athletes, coaches, officials, administrators and support staff, at all levels of sport in Canada. The Athlete Helpline is a resource generated from Safe Sport.


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