A great interview with Canadian skier Alex Harvey was recently posted on FasterSkier.com:
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FALUN, Sweden — Two days after Alex Harvey earned his second medal of the 2015 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships, more than any other Canadian at a Nordic World Championships, FasterSkier caught up with the 26-year-old Harvey in Falun, Sweden. With two more races on his schedule at worlds, he talks about his last few days in the limelight and the possibility for taking home more hardware.
The Falun Nordic World Ski Championships began February 18. The schedule of events is here and you can download the interactive apps. Below are video invites from Kikkan, Jessie and Liz that are posted on YouTube.
Please pass this info to your friends and families and post it on social media. We are trying to raise awareness of this great event and increase US viewership so we can make a case to USSA to get future cross country events on NBC TV.
Video invite from Kikkan Randall
Video invite from Jessie Diggins
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With BKL, we have been having a lot of fun skiing in the great snow at Garipay Field.
Thanks to the Dartmouth Cross-Country Ski crew for doing such a great job with grooming.
Don’t forget to come out to the Silver Fox Trot on Saturday Feb. 14 – race yourself or cheer the racers on!
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Ten New Hampshire schools brought their ski jumping teams to Oak Hill to compete on the evening of January 28. A glowing path of ice candles guided the spectators towards the jumps, where a good crowd gathered to cheer on the competitors. Hanover High School won the competition with 388 points, and 4 jumpers in the top 10. The event was well organized, and a lot of fun to watch! Thanks to Tihana Strnad for the photos and videos.
Andrew Kazal, Hanover, 5th place
Sam Hasting, Hanover, 3rd place
Asher Brown, Hanover, 2nd place
Roger Burt Memorial Jump Performance Records
|Ryan Cutter (Hanover)||35.0 meters||HHS Meet, Jan 28, 1999|
|Chris Rydel (Concord)||34.5 meters||Ford Sayre Meet, Jan 23, 2011|
|John Kelly (Hanover)||34.0 meters||State Championship, Feb 12, 1996*|
|Jon Farnham (Hanover)||34.0 meters||State Championship, Feb 18, 2000|
|Chris Lamb (AOC)||34.0 meters||Ford Sayre Meet, Jan 18, 2004|
|Jeff Colt (Hanover)||34.0 meters||HHS Meet, Feb 1, 2008|
|Chris Rydel (Concord)||34.0 meters||HHS Meet, Jan 26, 2011|
|James McCluskey (Hopkinton)||34.0 meters**||HHS Meet, Jan 28, 2015|
|Jake Risch (Kennett)||33.5 meters||State Championship, Feb 12, 1996|
|Brian Farnham (Hanover)||33.5 meters||HHS Meet, Feb 4, 2002|
|Cooper Dodds (Hanover)||33.5 meters||HHS Meet, Feb 1, 2008|
|Parker Haynes (Kennett)||33.5 meters||HHS Meet, Feb 1, 2008|
|Luke Daniels (AOC)||33.5 meters||Ford Sayre Meet, Jan 24, 2010|
*Valley News wrote that this 34 meter jump broke a “decade old” record of Jim Holland’s
**Originally recorded as 34.5 meters but distance stakes found to be greater than 0.5 meter off
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Ford Sayre Masters Club had a great showing at the Masters Cross Country National championships at Craftsbury, Vermont on January 29. Congratulations to Chris Nice, Jonathan Chafee and Rick Powell for winning their age groups in the 10K Freestyle. Notable mentions are Bryce Wing for a very fast time in a competitive age group category. Bravo to all the Upper Valley skiers who participated. Full resultsContinue reading →