Nordic skiing Articles

Numbers in Nordic

MA Nordic skiing community brings in record setting amount of athletes The glimpse of the sun is just rising, it peeks through the pine trees on an early Saturday morning. The skis in the car rattle against the poles as the car pulls up to ski practice. The bitter...

Offseason Training and Cross Country Athletes

XC athletes use nordic, winter running to train for the season It's the first snowfall in November and the cross-country season has come to an end with Minnehaha's boys and girls varsity teams making it to the state meet, but that doesn't mean it's over. These...

What’s It Like: Nordic Skiing

What's it like to be on the Nordic ski team? Episode 2 of our GoPro series takes you on a March 2021 practice run with Minnehaha's boys' Nordic ski team, which advanced to the state meet. Slideshow by Elsa Johnson.

Brown brothers gunning for gold in biathlon

Skiing and shooting, M.A. alums represent Team USA in little-known winter sport In a cold sweat, with hearts racing, the skiers lay on their stomachs, .22-caliber rifles in hand, waiting for the perfect moment to shoot, between breaths. Breathe-breathe-hold-shoot....
Warm Weather Woes

Warm Weather Woes

On Feb. 18, Sam Myers ('16) competed in a Nordic ski meet at Wirth Park in Minneapolis. Myers, who now skis for the...