Nordic Nation

Compiled and Edited by Allison Slavick A furious start to the 30k Holmenkollen in Oslo, Norway on March 15 set the stage for aggressive racing and impressive performances from the U.S. women competing in the famed race to close the World Cup season. Liz Stephen finished ninth, tying her own USA-best-ever 30k…

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Chisholm Ski Club Honors Herb Adams

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On the last day of the 2014-15 Nordic racing season, the Chisholm Ski Club, Rumford, Maine, honored Herb Adams with the naming of the Start/Finish line in his honor. The celebration included the unveiling of a sign depicting Adams, from an historic photograph, ski jumping over his name above the…

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Appalachian Mountain Club Protects 4,311 Acres in Maine with Baker Mountain Purchase

Scenic and ecologically significant lands on and around Baker Mountain in the 100-Mile Wilderness region near Greenville are now permanently protected following purchases by the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) in late January, with assistance from The Nature Conservancy (TNC). The purchases by the nation’s oldest conservation and recreation organization conserve…

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Nordic Nation

  Compiled and Edited by Allison Slavick Women’s Ski Jumping U.S.A has hired a new traveling coach to work alongside head coach Alan Alborn as the duo leads the world’s top-ranked team into the 2014 World Cup and Olympic Winter Games season. Norwegian Erik Renmaelmo, who started December 1, joins Alborn, a…

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Lapland Lake Nordic Vacation Center has been Sold

Lapland Lake Nordic Vacation Center, one of the Adirondacks’ premier cross country ski and four-season vacation resorts for more than 36 years, has new owners/operators. Kathryn and Paul Zahray, formerly of Matawan, NJ and long-term Lapland Lake customers for more than 17 years, have purchased the resort, located in Northville,…

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