The cream of the crop of American junior Nordic ski racers are coming to Cable, WI March 6-13, for the 2016 USSA Cross Country Ski Junior National Championships. 54 Midwest skiers and 16 Great Lakes skiers were named to the Junior National Teams after the Mayor’s XC Challenge in Minneapolis, MN, February 13-14, which was the final Junior National Qualifier (JNQ) of the season. Read More
HOUGHTON, Mich. — Members of Michigan Tech's Nordic skiing team participated in a community engagement event last week when they hosted the Ski Tigers Development Team, a local youth skiing club, at the Nordic Training Center.
HANCOCK — While some were getting ready to sit on the couch and take in the Super Bowl, others bundled up to head to a ski race. But it wasn't any ski race; it was for kids 16 and under. Read more...
The CXC Youth Cup was developed in cooperation with the Minnesota Ski League and cross country ski coaches from Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan in the winter 2015 to promote health and fitness in youth across the Midwest.
Now in its second season, the CXC Youth Cup offers athletes ages 10-13 (U12 and U14 age divisions) an opportunity to experience and explore the excitement of travel, friendship, and competition associated with CXC / USSA events and races.
The top 8 U14 boys and top 8 U14 girls from the final points list will be invited to participate in a Dream Camp. Anabel Needham represented Ski Tigers at the dream camp last year.
Gretchen Haggenmiller is currently ranked 2nd for the U14 girls. Mike Fraley, Kora Johnson and Abigail Stone are also participating and are all in the top 20. There are close to 200 youth participating this year.
Way to work hard while having fun Ski Tigers!