Latest News

APU Wins NNF Cup 2022

APU Wins NNF Cup 2022

 Image courtesy of Tobias Albrightson The National Nordic Foundation announces that Alaska Pacific University Nordic Ski Center has won the NNF Cup for the second time.  With strong racing throughout the season in the NNF SuperTour Series as well as placing athletes...

OPA Cup Athlete Update – Alayna Sonnesyn

OPA Cup Athlete Update – Alayna Sonnesyn

Last week, a crew of 9 women and 4 men took a trip to Sappada, Italy to compete in the Europa (OPA) Cup Finals. After spending a week in Toblach, Italy training in the sunny and beautiful Dolomites, we somehow found ourselves in a more magical place.Sappada is a cozy...

Update from Hannah Rudd at OPA Finals

Update from Hannah Rudd at OPA Finals

Hello! This is Hannah Rudd, checking in from Toblach, Italy as we wrap up our OPA Pre-Camp! After finishing the American Birkebeiner last weekend, we jumped on a plane and flew over to Europe, where we met up with a handful of other athletes coming from World Juniors...

Mixed Relay U23 C/F

Mixed Relay U23 C/F

In the final race of the Championships, the U23 Mixed Relay, the US finished 12 overall.   The mixed relay consists of a team of two women and two men.  Abigail Jarzin was the lead classic skier followed by Gus Schumacher also skiing a classic leg.  John Steel...

U20 Men’s Sprint Free, 1.2km

U20 Men’s Sprint Free, 1.2km

Will Koch and Finn Sweet qualified for the heats in the U20 Men’s Sprint Free race on Sunday.  In heat three, Koch finished third in his quarterfinal race and Sweet finished fourth in heat five, with neither one advancing. Koch posted the fasted qualification run for...

Jr Worlds Wrap – Nina Schamberger

Jr Worlds Wrap – Nina Schamberger

Text by Nina Schamberger, images by @flyingpoint Hi, this is Nina Schamberger from Summit, Colorado, and I just finished the Junior Worlds trip in Norway! First of all, I’d like to thank NNF and all the staff on this trip for the support; you helped make an amazing...

U20 Women’s Sprint Free, 1.2km

U20 Women’s Sprint Free, 1.2km

In a very close race where the top 3 finishers were within two seconds, Samantha Smith was edged out of fourth in a photo finish to end the day in fifth in the U20 Women’s Sprint. Smith and Kate Oldham both qualified for the heats with Smith advancing through the...

U23 Men’s Sprint Free 1,2km

U23 Men’s Sprint Free 1,2km

The US Men’s Team qualified two skiers to the elimination rounds in the U23 Sprint Free in Lygna, Norway today.  Gus Schumacher skied to a 22nd place in the qualification round followed by Noel Keeffe in 29th.  John Steel Hagenbuch missed qualifying today skiing to a...

U23 Women’s Sprint Free 1,2km

U23 Women’s Sprint Free 1,2km

In a tough qualification round in the U23 Women's Sprint Free, the US Women were led by Abigail Jarzin in 43rd, followed by Lucinda Anderson in 45th, Anabel Needham in 46th and Rena Schwartz in 54th. “It was a super quick race out there today”, said Lucinda Anderson. ...

Our Mission

The NNF’s mission is to support athletic excellence in developing nordic athletes in the United States.

Share This