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IGOR MID-SUMMER ADVENTURE CAMP
July 19-21, 2019 / UW Eau Claire, Barron County, Rice Lake, WI.
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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.
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.
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 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
What hampers the Growth of the Sports we love in our Country?
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!
So this is a slogan we have used in our other business Burnell’s Decor for over four decades. “Custom… It’s what we do!” For now over a decade (crazy to think it has gone that fast) It is something we do in the Nordic World as well. Be it from Customizing the Skis, Boots & Poles to best fit your needs as well as gear, training camps, etc. If there is something you as an individual skier, a Jr Team or beyond need to fill a niche you have… Then we are Out There to help make that happen.
Contact us with your Custom Request – Out There Nordic
Summer Training Gear storefront is now OPEN! Look good, Be Visible & Comfortable
Check out our Google Doc list of Closeouts! Updated in Early April as we finished our 18/19 Season Inventory! The list is shrinking!
We are excited to announce that both Kris & Bjorn have been named to the coaching staffs of Jr Trips for the MIDWEST this March. After coaching (3yrs) & running (2yrs) the NENSA U16 Trip Kris is off on her first International Trip with the Midwest U18 Team to Canadian Nationals at Nakkertok Nordic. Bjorn after 2yrs of learning the ropes from Kris, he has been named to the head coach position for the Midwest U16 Team. This year they are traveling to Bethel Maine