Come meet Matthew Johnson, TUNA's new head coach, and have a few tacos while you're at it. We are meeting at Sugarhouse Park on Thursday, Sept. 8, anytime between 6p to 8p at the Big Field Pavilion. (The first pavilion as you enter the park. Turn left at the bottom of the hill, before the pond. Map at www.sugarhousepark.org/reservations/ )
Johnson is joining TUNA after coaching at Burke Mountain Academy in Burke, VT. He has... read more
TUNA, The Utah Nordic Alliance, is excited to announce the hiring of Matthew Johnson as the new Program Director and Head Coach.
Johnson is currently the Assistant Nordic Coach at Burke Mountain Academy in East Burke, Vt. In addition to working at Burke, his coaching experience includes two trips to the Scandinavian Cup, described by the US Ski Association as “one of the premier steps of the elite junior athlete and coach development pipeline.” Johnson was the trip leader for the most... read more
If you understand the classic race technique rules, give yourself this quiz: stop reading now and write four or five universal, irrefutable classic racing rules – before reading on. Good luck on your self-graded exam. You will also have chance to judge skiers in the last half of the video.
Generously, the three international FIS Technical Delegates (TDs) quoted below, wrote back to Dave Hanscom and Chris Magerl upon their requests to help TUNA skiers become better informed skiers at... read more
Race results can be found at Summit Timing.
This page holds information for the JO Super Qualifier at Soldier Hollow, to be held January 28 and 29, 2011. Detailed registration and schedule information is in the PDF attached below.
This article and video have done their job of starting Utah skiers conversing on what are the standards of classic racing. Wasatch skiers are thinking and evaluating their techniques while we have received input from several international FIS technical delegates. We will be working on the next iteration of advice and video, hopefully before the next Wasatch classic race. Keep the conversations going! Classic style Nordic ski races have technique restrictions that differentiate them from... read more