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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

This is Your Brain on Racing

The mental component of Nordic ski racing is something most amateur racers overlook. Here’s a little sports psychology 101 and what ex-racer and owner of Boulder Nordic Sports Nathan Schultz wishes all newbies knew. Read More
Race Resources July 22, 2019

Race-Day Hacks

Showing up to a Nordic ski race is easier when you’ve got expert tips.

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Race Resources July 15, 2019

Food for the Win

Race-day eating for Nordic skiers

All race-day eating plans are not created equal—it depends on your distance. Here’s an overview for eating for success from racer and Boulder Nordic Sports owner Nathan Schultz.

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Race Resources July 08, 2019

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