Tag: Nordic Skiing

Fiona McClure Receives 2020 Bryan Scallion Award

Cross Country Nova Scotia is proud to announce Halifax Nordic Ski Club’s Fiona McClure as the recipient of the 2020 Bryan Scallion Award for the fastest female skier at the Nova Scotia Cross-Country Ski Championships.  McClure achieved the top female aggregate time, calculated across two days of racing, for the 14.4km classic and 14.4km skate events.  The CCNS board of…

Deirdre Evans is Named 2020 Freda Wales Award Recipient

Cross Country Nova Scotia is pleased to announce Halifax Nordic Ski Club‘s Deirdre Evans as the recipient of our 2020 Freda Wales Memorial Award, which is presented to a woman who has made a significant contribution to cross-country skiing in Nova Scotia. A province-wide call for nominations is conducted annually in March for this award, and the CCNS board of…

The Ultimate Trail Experience at North Highlands Nordic

Grooming equipment and operator expertise ensures the ultimate trail experience for cross-country skiers, snowshoers, and hikers at North Highlands Nordic in Cape North.  The 12km trail system is maintained by a PistonBully PB 100 tractor, and groomed to a width of 16’.  It’s the only XC trail system in Nova Scotia maintained by a tractor-style groomer – the optimal machinery…

Individual vs. Group Training Webinar – Nordiq Canada (recording included)

Nordiq Canada is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, June 9th, at 12PM MST (3PM AST) – to explore autonomy vs follow-up. Athletes do parts of their training as a group and parts on their own. What objectives and impacts should be considered in deciding what kind of workouts to implement for either scenario. Join in this webinar for insightful views…

Volunteer of the Year – Lorenzo Caterini

Cross Country Nova Scotia is proud announce Lorenzo Caterini as the Support4Sport 2019-20 Volunteer of the Year. Caterini is President of Halifax Nordic Ski Club and Head Groomer. This Support4Sport award recognizes individuals who are dedicated to advancing the sport of cross-country skiing. Published: June 7, 2020 Game-Changing Contributions Caterini has made enormous, game-changing contributions to cross-country skiing in Nova…

Running Webinar – Nordiq Canada (recording included)

Sign up for Nordiq Canada’s webinar on Tuesday, June 2nd (3:00PM AST), to be inspired by three experts in cross-country skiing and running. You have the opportunity to learn directly from a former national cross-country ski team member, one of our national ski team coaches, and the manager of Coaching Education and Development for Athletics Canada (national sport organization for…

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,…