Tag: Ron Bergin

First Tracks

Growing the Sport: Could A U.S. World Cup be the Ticket? Winter finally arrived in my neck of the woods. After about a month of first driving an hour-and-a-half to ski followed by a week of bumpy skiing at home on a base of two or three inches, we are […]

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Fireside: Glenn Jobe, Mr. Biathlon

Glenn Jobe has played a pivotal role on several fronts in the advancement of Nordic skiing in the Sierra region. He grew up on a cattle ranch in northern California and went to school at the University of Nevada-Reno where he skied on the alpine ski team. In his senior […]

BC Beautiful

The province of British Columbia once used as a marketing slogan “BC Beautiful” and that pretty much says it all. With rugged Rocky Mountain panorama as the backdrop for many of its Nordic skiing venues, interior BC has as plentiful a bounty of cross country skiing options as it has […]

The Keweenaw’s Hidden Gem, The Chassell Trail

  By Ron Bergin The most significant thing that the Chassell Trail has going for it is that it is a single track, classic trail. So many trails of this nature have fallen by the wayside, or been converted to wide “skating lanes with a classic track on the side” […]

Fresh Snow: Olympic Memories

By Ron Bergin Welcome to another year of Cross Country Skier. Our first year was wild and wonderful. First, it was an outstanding learning experience as we refined our editorial philosophy as the season progressed. We are extremely grateful for your positive comments as well as the constructive criticism. The […]