The 4th annual Tour for the Heart presented by The Center & Therapeutic Associates was a huge success held once again at the Mt Bachelor Nordic Center. Thank you to all our partners, sponsors, volunteers, and participants. This fun 5km XC ski or snowshoe event is an annual benefit for the American Heart Association with a focus on women’s heart disease education/research. The Tour is produced as a gift to the community by XC Oregon. On-line registration & event information coming for next year’s event in Spring 2015.
This first-ever Invitational held on Saturday, January 24 and sponsored by XC Oregon was (as advertised) the largest and most successful Nordic High School event ever held in the Pacific Northwest. Thank you to all the partners, sponsors, volunteers, coaches, officials, and athletes for helping make this inaugural dream come true! Complete information for students, coaches, teams, and spectators posted in coming months for next year’s event.
XC Oregon offers three donation categories within our unique & popular Friends of XC Oregon patron program. Discover how you can be involved with the nation’s largest & longest running adult elite development program (and get a whole XC world worth of great benefits for yourself in the process!). Read more here…
XC Oregon associate Matt Plummer writes about XC skiing as a winter fitness solution in Walk About magazine. Full story here.
Tentatively…May 21-25, 2015
You pick your schedule! Featuring the best late spring skiing on the planet, morning sessions on-snow, groomed ski sessions, optional afternoon dryland clinics, training plan lecture, video review, optional world-class physiology lab testing … and much more! Be out on the trails at the same time with North America’s top elite skiers. Camp Info. NOTE: What you see is info for the 2014 event. Updated 2015 info will be posted by March.
December 3 – 13, 2015
Start your ski season off with one of the best camps in the XC ski world! The ultimate flexibility as you pick your dates. Featuring reliable early December skiing at Mt. Bachelor, top coaching, wax clinics, training lectures, and (optional) world-class physiology testing. Designed specifically for adult XC skiers & racers with skills anywhere from low intermediate to expert. Info currently posted is from the 2014 event, 2015 updates coming Summer 2015
The 2015 edition of the popular Central Oregon Community College XC ski class taught by XC Oregon Coach/Director J.D. Downing runs September 28 – November 18, 2015. Registration for non-degree seeking students begins in early September. The class typically fills quickly and registration closes by the first week of Fall quarter — so DO NOT WAIT to get your sport! Read more about this XC fitness opportunity….
For the 13th consecutive year (!) the XC Oregon race team in concert with the Teacup Chapter of the Oregon Nordic Club present conditioning sessions for XC skiers of all ages and abilities right in the heart of Portland, Oregon. Just a small donation (for Teacup members) covers the expenses for four sessions on Saturday mornings (9:30-11am) in October and November. No special equipment needed. All sessions rain or shine. The schedule and info for Fall 2015 to be posted here by September.