Nordic News

Burk Mountain Academy: Fall Training Weekend

Arrival: Saturday October 10, 2015 @ 9AM

Departure: Sunday October 11, 2005 @ 5PM

Burke Mountain Academy, East Burke, VT (Room and board provided!)

Cost: $50 (T-shirt included)

Come train on foot, roller skis and/or bicycles alongside current BMA Nordic team members and Alumni. Camp will include intensity, distance, strength and adventure training on our campus and in the surrounding NEK. If you have never explored the endless Kingdom Trails single track, climbed to the top of fire tower on Burke Mountain, or jumped off Devil’s rock into the depths of Lake Willoughby than this camp is for you! (Roller ski experience-not required!)

Read more details here: BMA-CAMP.pdf

Contact to reserve your spot today!

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Cochran’s Fall Bike Ride

Cochran’s Fall Bike Ride
910 Cochran Rd.
Richmond, Vermont
Saturday Oct. 3, 2015
This ride is a benefit for Cochran’s Ski Area (a non profit) where skiing and riding is affordable for any Vermont child and family. A little ski area that makes a big difference in kids lives. 
  • Please come join a great day of biking or trail running, aid stations with terrific food and drinks, a yummy BBQ, beautiful countryside and great company. 
  • You can choose to ride a recreational a road ride of either 50K or 100K distances (the 100K has a KOM and QOM) or a mountain bike ride or race of 20 miles or a dirt road ride with Lindy Kelley-Cochran for 20 miles. We also have a beautiful 10 mile trail run.
  • Registration 730am to 900am and start riding at 900am. BBQ after the ride and run. Included in your registration fee of either $75 (for the 50K and 100K) or $35 (for the Mt bike race, trail run and Lindy’s Dirt road ride) is a t-shirt, aid stations, yummy BBQ, a great time, great company and beautiful Vermont scenery.
Please Come and Bike So Vermont Kids Can Ski.
For more information and to preregister go to Any questions contact Laura Farrell at
Look forward to seeing you on Oct. 3rd. !!!!!!!!
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This just in from Hilary…if you haven’t signed up to participate, please consider volunteering.

WHAT: The Memorial Challenge: an ultimate community circuit workout inspired by Torin Tucker and Blaine Steinberg. All funds raised are going directly to the Dartmouth Heart and Vascular Center to research athlete cardiac health. The goal is to bring everyone together to push themselves hard through a workout and unite for one common goal! Read more here:
WHEN/WHERE: Memorial Day Weekend, on Memorial Field(Dartmouth’s Football Field):  Saturday May 23rd (Check in starts at 9:45am, event at 11:00, music and food until 2)
HOW YOU CAN HELP: We are a completely student run event and thus need as much help as we can get on the day of. Below are some descriptions of the jobs we need!!

  Challenge Team – younger people ideally – high school/college age – (2 ppl per station x 24 stations, 12 each side of the field): Demonstrating exercises to Challengers, circuit flow, station organization, reminding Challengers of target goals

  Gameday Setup/Breakdown – any age: Challenge setup, tents/tables, stage, etc

Energy Team – any age (middle schools, Hanover High, students, coaches): Get loud and rowdy for Challengers to encourage them to reach their goals

Please reach out to Mary O’Connell – – a junior on the Dartmouth Varsity Nordic Team, for any questions or if you would like to participate! Thank you so much, and I look forward to seeing you out at Oak Hill next season 🙂 

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Ford Sayre Nordic Jumping at Lake Placid

At Lake Placid jump

Caleb on the K48 jump at Lake Placid

Ford Sayre won every event where the team competed this past weekend at the Lake Placid Lions Club meet.  9-year old Caleb Zuckerman won first place on the K20 jump, 7th in the U14 division on the K48 jump, and first in Nordic Combined.

11-year old Elsa Bollinger placed first in the girls U14 division on the K48 jump, and placed first in Nordic combined.  11-year old Evan Nichols placed first in boys U14 division on the K48, with a first in Nordic Combined.

Fellow Ford Sayre jumper Aiden Cudhea placed second behind Evan in the U14 boys on the K48 jump.  Jackson Hall won the K20 for his age group.

Congratulations, Ford Sayre Jumpers!


Lake Placid Lions Club meet

Lake Placid Lions Club meet


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Caldwell Wins National Title in Nordic Freestyle

Patrick Caldwell, Ford Sayre alum, and current Dartmouth Sophomore, won the NCAA national title in the 10K freestyle event at Lake Placid today. More info.

Congratulations, Paddy!

Patrick Caldwell

Patrick Caldwell


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