Top 10 Reasons to Attend Ski 4 Kids

This season’s Ski 4 Kids festival is just around the corner! Join exuberant children and families from around the district on Saturday, February 26th, for a day of fun on skis. Festivities kick off at noon at Kincaid Stadium and run until approximately 3:30 PM. Please visit NSAA’s website for registration information, and don’t forget to…

Junior Nordic at the Sven

East High Relay Fun by Geoff Wright

Hi everyone! This Sunday, February 20th, is the last Anchorage Cup of the season, the Sven Johansson. This race is a freestyle (skate) event. To get registered for the race, follow this link: https://nordicskianchorage.app.neoncrm.com/np/clients/nordicskianchorage/eventRegistration.jsp?event=177& R2R coaches will provide race support for the 5k (12:45p start) and 3k (1:00p start) races. So please arrive at Kincaid…

February Fun!

Hillside Hawks on Singletracks by Dave Ward

February is shaping up to be an excellent month for family fun on skis! The light is coming back, the trails are all in fantastic shape, and the Southcentral Nordic ski community has three fun kid-friendly events coming up: The AMH Anchorage Cup Sprint Relay Sunday, February 13th, from 12:00 – 2:00 PM NSAA’s Kincaid…

Junior Nordic at the Kincaid Wood Ski Classic

Hawks on Spencer's Loop by Dave Ward

Hi Everyone! This Sunday (Jan 23) is the Kincaid Wooden Ski Classic AMH Anchorage Cup. This race will be classic technique, and if you happen to have a pair of wooden skis, this is the event to break them out at! There are a couple different race options available. Junior Nordic will be providing race…

Junior Nordic at the Hickok Skiathlon

A Hawk in Snow by Dave Ward

Hi Everyone! Coming up this Sunday (Jan 9) is the Hickock Skiathlon AMH Anchorage Cup. A duathlon (skiathlon) is a race where the first leg is classic and the second is skate. There are a couple of different race options available. Junior Nordic will be providing race support for the following options: 3.2 Classic –…

Solstice Tree Tour this Sunday!

Solstice Cider Station by Scott Broadwell

Want to do something awesome with your young skiers? Come on out to NSAA’s Solstice Tree Tour! Here’s an excellent description of the event from the Visit Anchorage site: The Nordic Skiing Association of Anchorage brings you the annual Solstice Tree Tour, a uniquely Alaskan celebration of Winter Solstice and the return of longer days!…

What Happens if I Have a Problem With My Junior Nordic Skis or Jacket?

A Dragon Takes Flight by Addy Wright

The life of a Junior Nordic ski is a tough one, and we see a number of common wear-related issue with our equipment. The two most frequent are probably malfunctioning bindings and “delaminating tails,” which is when the top and bottom of the ski start to pull apart starting from the back of the ski.…

A Junior Nordic Update and Call for 2nd Session Coaches

A Break by the Creek by Dave Ward

We’re up and rolling with another Junior Nordic season. We have freshly groomed trails, 885 smiling young skiers, and a big roster of dedicated coaches. And for those who haven’t heard, we filled every single Junior Nordic site in 12 hours after registration opened. The avalanche of signups was enough to crash our registration system.…

Get Ready for the Kincaid Sprint Relay!

Anchorage Cup Fun by Addy Wright

Hi Junior Nordicers! This upcoming Sunday, December 12th,  is the first AMH Anchorage Cup race of the season (woohoo!). The Anchorage Cups are a series of fun, lowkey community races for skiers of all age and ability levels. The Junior Nordic Ready 2 Race program provides race support for all Junior Nordic skiers who participate…