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Season start up- Tuesday, Nov. 13th!
Nov 6, 2018, 1:25 pm

There are only Three Rules on this Team. 

1. BE A GREAT PERSON.  2. BE A GREAT STUDENT.  3. BE A GREAT ATHLETE.

In that order.

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Update as of Monday, Nov. 12th.

* VETERAN SKIERS: Bring classic rock skis for first day of pratice- Tuesday, Nov. 13th.  Bring running shoes too. 

* NEW & 2ND YEAR SKIERS:  Equipment will be issued.  Bring running shoes too.  

* EG SKIERS - still pick up the VA ski bus at the Gilbert Jr. High, even though school has been canceled for you on Tues / Wed. 

* EVERYONE - bring your CLEARANCE slips from you school AD's. Bring other forms for us coaches. 

*WEDNESDAY PRACTICES - will now be from 3-5 pm for all skiers. 

 

 

Welcome to the 2018 / 19 ski season!

 

It was wonderful to reconnect with familiar faces and exciting to see so many new future skiers from ME VA EG MIB & NER!

The stats work out like this - 26 new skiers & 27 veteran skiers for this season's roster - fun times are ahead! 

ME - 12 new, 18 returning skiers  VA - 7 new, 4 returning skiers  EG - 4 new, 3 returning skiers MIB - 3 new, 1 returning skier

1 new skier from NER  

                               

                                                  Many mascots - but ONE TEAM ! 

                              

 

 

FIRST DAY of SKI PRACTICE is TUESDAY NOV 13th.  

*MAKE SURE YOU HAVE YOUR SCHOOL ELIGIBITY FORMS TURNED IN to one of the COACHES.

NO FORMS = NO PRACTICE. 

 

FIRST WEEK of PRACTICE - DRYLAND TRAINING 

 

Bring to practice: Running shoes, water bottle, classic ski poles - (veteran skiers), *FORMS*

Wear: Blaze Orange item, jacket, windpants, hat, gloves or mitts, etc. 

Transportation: 

 VA / MIB / EG Skiers: 

Leave door #6 from the VA school at 3:15-3:30. The bus then stops at the EG Jr. High for EG skiers.

Return route is same, bus arrives back at VA at 6:30. You'll be sharing the bus with the VAAST team. 

ME Skiers: ride bus # 8, parents pick skiers up at GR at 6:00 pm. 

 

 

 JACKET / HAT / BUFF  ORDERS

 

Our team offers a couple of team clothing options for your skier. All are optional. 

 

1) Black Puffy Jacket - see order form on the menu of this site. Casual wear type jacket. Orders & payment due on Monday, Nov. 26th. TEXTILES PLUS out of Eveleth is our designer & distributor. 

 

2) Personalized Nordic Jackets hats, and buffs through Borah Teamwear will be available to purchase online from the Mt. Borah website's storefront. These jackets are perfect for skiing in - at practice and for meets.  The store will open on Tuesday, Nov. 5th and close on Sunday, Nov. 18th.   These are designed & produced by Mt. Borah in Coon Valley, WI. 

There is a 4 week production time, with jackets being shipped on or around Dec. 22.

Here is the updated link: http://borahteamwear.tuosystems.com/stores/mevaeg

 

 

*It is your option to buy anything. We also have and supply, school issued team warm-up jackets that can be used for ski meets* 

 

 

These photos reflect the updated version of the 2017/18 jacket, and new this season, a buff.  

          

THINK SNOW & see everyone on Tuesday, Nov. 13th.  

 

Cheri J.

Head Nordic Ski Coach

ccjskier@gmail.com

(218) 750-7904 

 

 

 


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I joined xc skiing because...

I like cold weather.: 4

Jessie Diggins told me to. : 2

I want to wear those cool race suits. : 5

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