CCNL shares the sadness of Jim Gallant’s passing. Longtime past Treasurer, Jim was an asset to the CCNL Executive team and we are grateful for his work and dedication. Condolences from the CCNL community go to his family and friends. Obituary
And the winner of the 2022 Jackrabbit Toque Design Contest is 9 year old Myah Osmond from Clarenville Nordic Ski Club!
Peggy Jacobs of Blow Me Down Ski Club participated in the Virtual Marathon at the age of 90 years, completing a 2.5 km, making her the oldest participant. Congratulations!! Read about her birthday ski HERE.
Congratulations to all skiers and Clubs. The 2021 Outfitters Newfoundland and Labrador Ski Marathon Virtual Edition was an overwhelming representation of participation of skiers from across the province. There was even representation from outside the province both nationally and internationally. The winner of the Ernie Langin trophy is Clarenville Nordic, with 46% of their members […]
Thank you to all of our participants! This event has been a much bigger success than we had ever hoped for with over 1100 finishers! Unfortunately the much larger than expected numbers have slowed down our finalizing the results. Please review the finishers list and if you did the race but are not showing please […]
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Hi Ski Friends,Parents & Jackrabbits: We have Friday, Saturday & Sunday to register and complete the distances in 2021 Outfitters NL Ski Marathon Virtual. Details HERE. We are now at 911 registered and we are shooting for 1000 Come on board to make it happen,history in the making!!!!!!!!! “You cannot be at the finish line […]
Jason Thistle, Tara Champion, Deila Young, Jen Hynes, Sheldon Critch, Janet Jesso
Traditionally at the Newfoundland and Labrador Cross Country Ski Marathon the club with the most participation is awarded the Ernie Langins Trophy. In recent years CCNL has introduced a “distance traveled” multiplier factor to allow visiting clubs to compete on an even footing. This year there will be a virtual Ernie Langins Trophy awarded to […]
Congratulations to Carl Barrett of Blow-Me-Down for being the first registered finisher of the 2021 Outfitters Newfoundland and Labrador Ski Marathon.
FAQ Will be a virtual race. There will be no times or places published, only finishers. Complete your selected distance anywhere. Complete your event anytime between March 01-14. Follow your local COVID restrictions. Email < email@example.com > once you’ve finished. Feel free to attach a photo (that will be shared). An optional finisher’s medal can […]
The Birkebeiner! While Vasaloppet is the oldest and largest ski race in the world, the Birkebeiner is the most famous, spawning Canadian and American Birkebeiner society that run Birkie races in North America. The Birkebeiner has been held since 1932, and commemorates a trip made by the Birkebeiner loyalists Torstein Skevla and Skjervald Skrukka to save the […]
Airport Nordic’s Gander Invitational and NL Cup race scheduled for Feb 20-21 has been cancelled.
The executive at Aurora had a meeting this past wednesday and we discussed options on how we could host the marathon. However, after some discussion we regretfully, concluded that we would not be able to host due to all the restrictions and the man power needed to ensure we are within the COVID guidelines. Aurora […]
2021 Athletic Excellence Fund The 2021 Athletic Excellence Fund is now released. Supported by the Children, Seniors and Social Development and Sport Newfoundland and Labrador, the Athletic Excellence Fund recognizes athletic and academic excellence of the province’s top athletes. You can read the press release at the following link: https://www.gov.nl.ca/releases/2020/tcar/1218n03/ CCNL Athletes forward applications on or […]
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CANMORE, Alta.—Stéphane Barrette will be counted on to play an integral role in leading the team focused on putting all Canadians on cross-country skis and more athletes on the international podium as new chief executive officer of Nordiq Canada, the Board of Directors for the national body announced on Friday. Read more HERE
Due to COVID-19, the Sport Leadership Conference that is hosted by the Coaching Association of Canada will be virtual this year. It will also be offered free of charge. Here is the link with conference info: https://coach.ca/petro-canada-sport-leadership-sportif-conference
Jillian Coates Clarenville Daley Merrigan Corner Brook Noah Piercey St. John’s Jeremy Jones St. John’s Chloe Reid Massey Drive Read More
We are continuing to prepare for the Masters World Cup 2021 in Canmore, Alberta March 4-12, 2021. These are certainly challenging times for all event organizers and we are keeping one eye on the news for COVID-19 developments and the other on our project plan so that we are on track to host an outstanding […]
As you are well aware with COVID-19, and I hope you are all safe and healthy, we cannot host our AGM as planned in mid-May. I am suggesting we move it to the fall along with the fall meeting, we may have an extended meeting and elections-we would have to set up nominations during the […]
The purpose of the CCNL subsidy for Clubs is to promote development of junior skiers by providing funding to assist member Clubs with the expense of sending athletes of Junior boy and girl, Juvenile boy and girl and Midget boy and girl categories to compete in two NL Cup events and Regional Midget Championships. Link […]
Michael Budden (Bay St. George) 4 medals Sarah Brown (Gander) 4 medals Hannah Samuelson (St. John’s) 3 medals Jody Lawrence (Wabush) 2 medals Ryan Drover (Mt. Pearl) 3 medals
The past few days have been very trying as our country and province struggle to come to terms with the ongoing covid 19 pandemic. In order to assist clubs in the province and to help protect our members CCNL has enacted the following policy at an emergency executive meeting. 1.Clubs can remain open at their own discretion but […]
NL Cup 6 Apr 4-5 Don’t Hang Up Your Skis – Aurora Nordic Ski Club, St. Anthony NL Cup 7 Apr 18-19 Avalon Nordic Ski Club, Butter Pot Park, St. John’s
Thanks, Hubert McGrath, for the great photos for another year. Check them out HERE
The cutoff date for the Early Bird Registration in midnight, Sunday, March 1st. After that date race fees increase. Also, participants should note that the first 100 skiers who register receive a complimentary neck warmer. Participants planning to attend should register on Zone 4. Event Notice Thank You Organizing Committee
The Second Annual Exploits Loppet . We invite skiers of all abilities to join us for a fun day of skiing on the Exploits Nordic Ski Trails, Grand Falls-Windsor. You may ask, “What is a Loppet?”. It is simply a gathering of people who love to ski on a specifically groomed trail of various distances using […]
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With our best season ever still going strong we will have to reschedule our Exploits Loppet which was planned for Saturday morning Feb 8. With 20-35cm of snow and ice pellets forecast for Friday night and ending sometime Saturday afternoon we will not be able to have the trails in shape for an event this […]
If you haven’t already heard, the Gros Morne Region has it’s first official Ski Club, Tuckamore Ski & Snowshoe Club!! It’s based from the Parks Canada, Visitor Information Centre, off the 430. If you’re interested in registering as a club member, and finding out about the various learning clinics, social events and fun youth learning opportunities, […]
Preliminary Information for the Gander Invitational 2020 (an NL Cup event) on Feb22-23. Note the hotel specials. Please book rooms now since this is also the weekend of Snowfari and Gander’s Winter Carnival. At Airport Nordic we’ve had our best month of January skiing ever. We should be in great shape for our event.
Fifty years ago on the first Saturday in March, 1970, a group of stalwarts set out on an extended ski tour which began at the intersection of the Trans-Canada Highway and the road to Hampton. They followed the old gravel highway over the hills, twists and turns on the west side of Birchy Lake which […]
With the prolonged high winds and in consideration of volunteers and safety of travellers, we are cancelling for the weekend and will look for another date. Clarenville Nordic.
Please forward the following update regarding NL Cup 3 in Clarenville from Race Chair, Trevor Coates: Good Morning everyone – Just wanted to let you all know that we are monitoring the current weather situation closely regarding the impact on travel plans for this weekend’s race. We have made the decision that at the very […]
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The 2020 Athletic Excellence Fund is now released. Supported by the Children, Seniors and Social Development and Sport Newfoundland and Labrador, the Athletic Excellence Fund recognizes athletic and academic excellence of the province’s top athletes. You can read the press release at the following link: https://www.releases.gov.nl.ca/releases/2019/cssd/1218n05.aspx CCNL Athletes forward applications on or before January 29, 2020 […]
STEPHENVILLE, N.L. — A special milestone will be reached when the Outfitters NL Cross-Country Ski Marathon is held in Stephenville March 7-8. Full Article
Busy season at world-class facility kicks off with two ski camps. Full Article
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The Nordiq Canada Women’s Committee is offering a new grant for 2019-2020 season, the Team Culture Grant. This grant is focused on promoting positive team culture within the women of your team or Club. We know that acceptance and social belonging are among the top reasons why women participate and compete in sport. This grant […]
Results Next event at Menihek Nordic Mar 14-15 Provincial Championships Canadian national Masters Championships Mar 26-29 inclusive and Great Labrador Loppet April 4th Check out meniheknordicski.ca Gerry Rideout President CCNL President MNSC 709-944-1802
Nordiq Canada (former ccc) has completely reviewed and revised the officials manual for cross country ski competitions. Please pass along to anyone in your clubs that organize and run cross country ski competitions. This manual will now be the resource material for future Officials courses. Shawn Leamon Officials Director CCNL To view Competition Officials Manual […]
Lakeside Loppet March 14, 2020