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MVNT’s Novie McCabe takes first place at Nordic Junior Nationals

MVNT’s Novie McCabe takes first place at Nordic Junior Nationals

The Methow Valley Nordic Team’s Novie McCabe took first place in the U16 girls’ 5-kilometer race on Monday (March 6) at the Nordic Junior National Championships in Lake Placid, New York. Team director Leslie Hall reported that McCabe, a freshman at Liberty Bell High School, started relatively early in the race in hopes that the...
Nordic ski team splits up for busy weekend

Nordic ski team splits up for busy weekend

Methow Valley Nordic Team (MVNT) skiers headed in two directions over Presidents’ Day weekend, with a small contingent heading to Spokane for the final Junior National Qualifier and a larger group heading to the BC Championships in Kamloops, B.C. Four of the older skiers had already clinched their spots on the Junior National team that...
MVNT skiers rack up wins in Race of the Methow

MVNT skiers rack up wins in Race of the Methow

The Race of the Methow drew more than 150 competitors from throughout the Pacific Northwest to the McCabe Trails at Liberty Bell High School last weekend, and racers for the Methow Valley Nordic Team (MVNT) made their usual impressive showing. A new course layout was used for the first time, with skate sprint races on...
Nordic team takes on cold temps, demanding course

Nordic team takes on cold temps, demanding course

Ten members of the Methow Valley Nordic Team (MVNT) headed to Rossland, B.C., last weekend for a three-day mini tour at the Black Jack ski area – where it was even colder than in the Methow Valley. “Thankfully the weather stayed just warm enough and the skiers were able to compete as planned all three...
Nordic team travels to Canada, tunes up for Race of the Methow

Nordic team travels to Canada, tunes up for Race of the Methow

Many members of the Methow Valley Nordic Team ventured to Sovereign Lake Nordic Center in Vernon, B.C., last weekend for a BC Cup race. Competition included events for skiers aged 6–60. Saturday was a classic sprint, with the youngest skiers sprinting 100 meters and the older competitors racing up to 1.2 kilometers. The racers ran...
Race of the Methow at Liberty Bell this weekend

Race of the Methow at Liberty Bell this weekend

The Race of the Methow, a two-day series of Nordic ski races for all ages, will be Saturday and Sunday (Jan. 17-18) on the McCabe Trails at Liberty Bell High School. It’s a great venue not only for skiers but also for spectators, who can watch classic skiing on Saturday and freestyle skiing on Sunday....
Young XC skiers win a dozen firsts at BC Championships

Young XC skiers win a dozen firsts at BC Championships

By Mike Maltais
The Methow Valley Nordic Team took 29 talented young cross country racers ranging from age 6 to 14 to three days of
Ekblad qualifies for Nordic Junior Nationals

Ekblad qualifies for Nordic Junior Nationals

Methow Valley Nordic Team skier Olivia Ekblad pushes through the sprint classic course en route to a second-place finish among U18/20 women at Soldier Hollow, Utah, earlier this month. Ekblad went on to place fourth in the finals and is among four MVNT racers who have qualified for the Nordic Junior Nationals that will be...

Ski Derby cancelled

The Winthrop Ski Derby, which was scheduled for this Saturday (Feb. 8), has been cancelled. “While there is good skiing in most areas, several of the trails used by the race do not have enough snow to set classic tracks, and alternatives to make a 30-kilometer race loop are lacking,” said Nordic Club spokesman Jim...