Tag: Cross Country Nova Scotia

Youth Racing – NS Provincials

The 2020 Nova Scotia Provincial Cross-Country Ski Championships were hosted by Halifax Nordic Ski Club, at the Oakfield Golf and Country Club, on February 22nd – 23rd. Youths were supported by skiers of all ages in attendance. Published March 27, 2020 A happy skier receives a round of applause, a medal, and a treat bag following the 1.8km Freestyle on…

Volunteer Nominations

Nominate a cross-country ski club volunteer to support someone who made a difference. Deadline to nominate is March 30th, 2020. Nomination Form + Details (click). Published: March 18, 2020 2020 skiing and volunteer highlights. Thank-you to all volunteers. Club volunteers work tirelessly on the front-lines and behind-the-scenes to ensure Nova Scotians can enjoy our sport. We have groomers, coaches, details…

2020 Maritime Cup

The Nova Scotia provincial cross-country ski team competed at the 2020 Maritime Cup, on January 18th-19th, at Killarney Park in Fredericton. Wostawea cross county ski club hosted the event. Published: January 20, 2020 Nova Scotia and New Brunswick provincial team members. Photos contributed by team manager, Tara McIntyre. Results Day 1: Freestyle, Individual Start, Zone 4 Results (click) Team Member…

North Highlanders Ski Team

The North Highlanders Ski Team is a part of Nova Scotia’s cross-country ski history. Take a peek back in time by reading more about this team, as featured in the Winter 1992 edition of the “Stride and Glide” – Nordic Ski Nova Scotia news. Published: December 16, 2019 This article originally published by “Cross Connections”, Cross Country Canada’s youth program…

Survey – Adult Skiers

Calling all adult Nova Scotia skiers. Nordiq Canada would like to hear from YOU! Your voice will help the greater cross-country skiing community. Thank-you for considering. Survey link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NC_adult_skier Published: November 22, 2019 Message from Nordiq Canada View Nordiq Canada website (click here) After recently rebranding and redefining our mission, Nordiq Canada wants to go beyond the operation of high-performance…

Skills Development Program – Webinar

Nordiq Canada invites club coordinators, coaches, and interested volunteers to take part in a webinar designed to maximize delivery of the skills development program – keeping our young skiers engaged from the start. Webinars scheduled for: Wed Dec 4th 8:00 p.m., Sat Dec 7th 1:00 p.m. (AST). French instruction on Thurs Dec 5th 8:00 p.m. (AST). Length is 45 minutes,…

BIG Roll 2019

The Big Roll brought members of the cross-country ski community together from across three provinces, who roller-skied and skied their way, collectively, 2.85 times from Halifax Nordic to North Highlands Nordic – at the first annual “Big Roll” held on Sunday, November 10th, 2019. A collective total kilometres was calculated by adding each person’s distance travelled. The Nova Scotia cross-country…

1979 P. A. Arctic Fox Roller-Ski Relay

Athletes roller-skied for 24 hours in a 1979 roller-ski relay organized by P. A. Arctic Fox Cross-Country Ski Club, at the KMart parking lot in Dartmouth – complete with tents and a sofa to rest between intervals. Arctic Fox paid $183 for radio ads and $32 for printing costs to organize what proved to be a memorable event. Thank-you to…

World Cup Returns to Québec City

Québec City is hosting the FIS Cross Country Ski World Cup on March 13th – 15th, 2020. The world’s elite skiers will race on the historic Plains of Abraham – one of the most unique venues for competitors and spectators on the world tour! 60,000 ski fans supporting the best skiers in the world, within steps of vieux Québec –…