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6 Great Ways to Reignite Your XC Ski Passion

Not improving your times? Not having as much fun? It’s time to mix up your Nordic skiing routine.

You can love cross-country skiing madly and still find yourself stuck in a rut. There’s never a better time than spring to change up your routine and challenge yourself as a skier. Here are easy ways to take it up a... Read More
Race Resources, Tips & Ideas March 11, 2024

5 Ways Nordic Ski Racers Can Boost Mental Strength

Simple tips to train your most important secret weapon: your brain.

You’ve increased your VO2 max, tweaked your technique, pushed your strength training…you’re at peak performance and ready for the start gun. But race readiness—or even getting yourself in a good... Read More
Race Resources, Tips & Ideas February 12, 2024

Bucket-list Events: Plan Your 2023-24 Season

Whether you want to race, tour, learn something new, or just party with fellow Nordorks, here are season highlights you’ll want to put on your calendar now.

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Race Resources, Tips & Ideas December 15, 2023

How to Make Nordic Racing (More) Fun

Insider tips to keep the pressure low and the fun factor high.

Whether you're prepping for a race like the Alley Loop or just aiming to hack the best racing tips for more all-around skiing enjoyment, these four tips will get you ahead of the crowd.

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Race Resources, Tips & Ideas January 24, 2022

Pre-Race Fueling Guidelines For Nordic Skiing Events

What to eat, what not to eat? When to eat and how much to eat? Should I drink energy replacement fluids during a race or just water? These are some of the questions elite and even “weekend” athletes ask... Read More
Race Resources September 13, 2021

Choosing Your First Cross-country Ski Race

Feeling fast? Want more cowbell in your life? It might just be time to start racing. Nordic ski expert Nathan Schultz shares how to set yourself up for success.

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Race Resources August 05, 2019

Go Big: Dream Races for Nordic Skiers

These bucket-list cross–country ski races are worth the trip.

Whether you’re a seasoned racer or an aspiring beginner, some events are worth chasing, even if that means months of training and hours of travel. The course, the crowds, the vibe—they’ve just got a... Read More
Race Resources July 29, 2019

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