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We know it is still March but the plans for Summer are in the making. Out There, CXC, 4591 & others are launching their summer Training programs for the 17/18 Season. Here are some links for you to be able to get signed up.
Out There Nordic:
– Go Gumby! Green Mountain Valley School GMVS Camp
This is a unique opportunity for any athlete from 8th grade to Post grad. Travel with Coach Kris & another coach to Vermont at the end of July for a week long camp in the Mountains of Northern Vermont. The camp is hosted by GMVS Nordic Director Colin Rodgers (Past head coach for the Sun Valley Gold Team) & Head Coach Kat Howe (Team Out There Athlete & Former Biathlete) Get a super great coaching staff in a great location. This event is limited to 6 athletes so sign up soon. Costs are all inclusive.
4591 Sports Development
4591 is a New organization in Northern Wisconsin working to develop programming for Silent Sports. As a USSA & CXC Club they support the National Development Pipeline. This past season they began with some limited options for Jr’s & Masters on snow and now are rolling out their TRAIL KIDS, Junior & Master’s programming for the 17 summer season.
*TRAIL KIDS this is the 2nd summer session of the TRAIL KIDS program. This year it will be offered in a block format incorporating Trail Running/ Orienteering, Mountain Biking & Paddling. This program is offered to Youth 8-14
*Juniors this will be the first summer session of the 4591 Nordic Junior programming. There will be 2 weekend camps along with a n 8 week summer training block. Open to athlete U12-U18
*Masters this will be the first summer session of the 4591 Nordic Masters program. The intent of this program it to get adults looking at incoporating some off-season training to be ready for the ski season. This year there will be 4 summer sessions. An Intro Night will be held on May 17th
For Details on 4591 Programs & Registration: http://www.4591sd.org
Central Cross Country (CXC) Continues to raise the bar on their offerings for training. This year again they will be holding the Igor Camp Series with Coaches Bruce Manske & our own Coach Kris.
Igor Camp these camps are designed to get young athletes their first taste of camp and off season activity in a Fun environment Geared for ages 10-13 http://cxcskiing.org/pages/events/camps/cxc-training-camps.html#IgorLegacyCamps
Junior Development Program this awesome program is headed up by Coach Karmen Whitham. Coach Karmen works to take U16-U20 athletes to a new level in their training. Along with a Year Round Program the JDP also offers U16 & Open Camps ding the summer, fall & on-snow seasons
Masters this Adult Training program incorpoates local chapters, camps, the CXC Academy & more to give adults wanting to up their game in skiing a full well rounded training system. This will be the 5th season that we at Out There Nordic will be the hosts to a CXC Masters Chapter. With skiers from Eau Claire to Minneapolis and Wausau to Hayward traveling to Rice Lake each month to get great coaching from Level 200 USSA & CXC coaches. Each season the numbers grow and we look forward to another GREAT season Out There
VIP Membership option: https://cxcskiing.wufoo.com/forms/w1gmsmb613rxy52/
That wraps up the programs that we at Out There are directly involved with. Depending on where Out There YOU are there are many great options around the country & the world. Other Midwest Options offered are available from The Loppet Foundation ( http://www.loppet.org/ ) and Endurance United ( http://www.enduranceunited.org/ )
As always thanks for your time and we hope to see YOU Out There this Summer!
2017 NENSA U16 Championships
We are super proud of our own Kris Hanson (USSA/CXC L200 Coach) will be the Head Coach & Trip Leader for the 2017 trip to Titcomb Mountain in Farmington Maine! Supported by 3 other coaches from around the Midwest they will be taking 4 Female & 4 Male U16 Athletes to the event. In 2016 Coach Kris was an assistant to Coach Kelly Skillicorn. Look for updates from this great event in the coming weeks!