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It is that time of year again and the Team Storefront is open again! Get your orders placed soon!

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Scholarship Program

Looking to do a Camp this next Summer? 

Interested in Scholarship Opportunities from Out There Nordic?

As we are always looking for ways to be Out There Growing Nordic we are implementing a NEW Scholarship Program. For athletes who utilize Out There Nordic race service at the Youth Cup, Junior Cup or Senior Nationals events they will have the opportunity to apply for Scholarships to help off-set the cost of Summer Training Camps beginning in the Summer 2020 Season. The Application Period will open in Early April 2020 and be open for approximately two weeks with the Scholarship winners being announced around May 1st. 2020. This is only available to athletes utilizing OTN for Race service and for camps with USSA Clubs, or Regional & National Governing Body Programs. Stay Tuned!

CXC Masters 19/20

Our 2019/20 Season is just getting rolling. If you are interested, Join us for a session!

Contact us to Learn about the program & registration options available

Please RSVP to outtherenordic@gmail.com

The NEW Masters Season is coming up! Join us Out There

V.I.P. Membership Form: https://cxcskiing.wufoo.com/forms/vip-club-membership/

CXC Masters Team: https://cxcskiing.wufoo.com/forms/cxc-masters-team-membership/

Another SUCCESSFUL GMVS Camp in Vermont

We are now back in the Midwest with just have spent an amazing 8 days at the 2019 GMVS Summer Camp. This year 6 amazing athletes from Wisconsin & Minnesota join us for the GMVS camp. Athletes from 9 states, many who took top three placements at the 2019 Junior Nationals, along with athletes headed to the Youth Olympic Games & More. Coaching staff was comprised of a great core group of 6 representing Eastern Ski Academies, NCAA Programs along with Elite & Junior Programs. Also joining us were three former GMVS athletes now skiing for Harvard, Bowdoin & Dartmouth.

Our Trip left on Saturday, heading across the state picking up athletes on our way East. Trekking across the US, visiting Lake Erie and the Adirondacks along the way. Beginning Monday athletes arrived at camp and headed off to the first workout – Pole Hike & Run up Sugarbush Mountain! Day two began with a morning run & movement and leading into an OD Double Pole workout & River Run. Day Three continued with Classic Progressions with “MooseHufs” and Bounding. Wrapping up the day with a Strength Circuit workout in the Race Performance Center at GMVS. Day Four was “Jericho” and the Rollerski Track. Day Five we had Skate Agility on the awesome ramps made by NENSA‘s Justin Beckwith. Followed by a recovery run & mobility work. Day Six was the App-Gap Challenge Rollerski Race. Day Seven wrapped up with some amazing OD Hike/Trail Runs along the Long Trail.

Thanks again to the Athletes & Coaches for a Fantastic Week!

 

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Go Gumby! GMVS Summer Camp 19

So for the past two summers our Coach Kris has headed EAST to the GMVS Summer Camp with Athletes from the Midwest. She has been asked again to coach & bring athletes from our region to train with athletes from around the US & Beyond. It has been a FANTASTIC experience for those who have ventured Out There. Dates for the 2019 camp are July 29th – Aug 4th. Travel dates would be on either side of that.
The Trip is FULL
For the waiting list or future Out There Opportunities- email us 
Space is limited to 6 athletes

4591 to Host CXC Igor Camp

IGOR MID-SUMMER ADVENTURE CAMP
July 19-21, 2019 / UW Eau Claire, Barron County, Rice Lake, WI. 

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CXC Igor Camp

The focus goals of the three 2019 Igor Legacy Camps are to promote growth and development of youth-age cross country skiers and to provide exposure to the fundamental building blocks required for successful cross-country skiing, as well as summer training with teammates, and meeting new Nordic friends.

Dream Camp – Central Division

Once again our Coach Kris will be heading up the Central Regions “Dream Camp” for the top U14 athletes from both the Midwest & Great Lakes Divisions.

DREAM CAMP

Six Clubs- ONE Team

This past week at the INN There at Out There we hosted a camp put on by our Coach Kris & 4591 Sports Development. We had athletes from Six Clubs across Wisconsin & Minnesota represented at the Five Day Training Camp. One of the highlights of this years camp was Guest Coach Tara  Geraghty-Moats. Tara a long time Team Out There athlete join Kris & these great Juniors on workouts, giving tips and tricks to get better. From Rest & Nutrition to Racing. You NEVER know what opportunities lie Out There.

 

Tara Geraghty-Moats is currently on the USA Nordic Combined Team and was the Overall Winner of the Women’s Continental Cup for the 2018-19 Season.

 

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The Rollerski Moonwalk Challenge

THE Winner is Anita Korva of FINLAND- Video

The #RollerskiMoonwalk Challenge

Between now and June 29th get out and get YOUR best Rollerski Moonwalk posted to INSTAGRAM hashtag #RollerskiMoonwalk and we will select a Winner on June 30th!

The Winner will receive some Out There swag along with a $100 Gift Certificate

 

 

The Culture of Nordic

What hampers the Growth of the Sports we love in our Country?

Culture!

Having Nordic be apart of my everyday life for over 40 years has given me the opportunity while here in the US, In Norway & other places to see it from many sides. When we look at Nordic Skiing as a Sport or by the way of a lifestyle the Norwegians have it knocked. No this is not a political rant, but in a country where you have a Socialized Democracy folks are often looking to the Overall and not the few. Occasionally our Rugged Independence may get the better of us as far as how to Growing Nordic.

We need to remember that we are are fortunate to be able to Dream, set goals and work towards them. Along the way there can be changes in the direction of those goals & dreams but that does not me the values at the core of those thoughts is not a worth one. Creating a Lifestyle based around the things we love will foster the sport to grow. Yes over time Coaches will work with promising young athletes who may decide to take a different sport or academic path. Does this mean they have failed as a coach? Hell no, it means they gave opportunity to that young person and helped them on their journey. Does it mean the athlete failed? MOST Certainly NOT! It meant that they were given the chance to see if skiing or hockey or running or band or math was what they are truly passionate about.

Remember that Culture is about it’s PEOPLE!

Make sure you represent it well!

#DontLetYourDreamsBeDreams