May 23-26 (for sure). Registration remains open — but we may close things with no notice. If you want to sign up, please do so asap.: You pick your dates, Mornings on-snow, groomed ski sessions, optional afternoon dryland clinics, training plan/video review, optional world-class physiology lab testing … and much more! Full Camp Info.
Within this unique program, visiting college skiers are able to apply for grants OR internship assignments that will provide financial assistance to help defray the costs of spending all or part of Summer 2013 in Bend, Oregon. Applications open now thru the end of April. It pays to act sooner than later. More info found here.
XC Oregon has officially opened new funded level athlete applications for the 2013/2014 ski season. XC Oregon also continues to welcome an unlimited number of “associate” athletes to apply at any time. Complete information on the very simple XC Oregon application process is now available by visiting the Joining Us page. You can also find extensive information about our overall Operating Design and the nuts and bolts about How Things Work within XC Oregon at these links. Funded roster spots are limited and thus applications are strongly urged to be submitted before April 15, 2013.
XC Oregon now 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 benefits for yourself in the process!). Read more here…
Thursday, December 5, 2013 – Sunday, December 15, 2013
(no session on Tuesday, December 10, all dates tentative)
Start your ski season off with one of the best camps in the XC ski world! Features reliable early December skiing at Mt. Bachelor, top coaching, training lectures, and (optional) world-class physiology testing. Designed specifically for adult XC skiers & racers with skills anywhere from low intermediate to expert. Registration Opens Summer 2013. Until then, you can see info from the 2012 Camp here.
The 2nd annual Tour for the Heart presented by Heart Center Cardiology & St. Charles Health System was held on Sunday, February 10, 2013 at the Mt Bachelor Nordic Center. The 2013 Tour was again a huge success with over 270 total participants and raising $1500 for the American Heart Association. This fun 5km XC ski or snowshoe event (your choice!) 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. Tentative date next year is February 9, 2014.Find out more.
XC Oregon associate Matt Plummer writes about XC skiing as a winter fitness solution in Walk About magazine. Full story here.