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Hello Skiers and Parents,

It has been quite awhile since we last gathered in March as a Nordic Ski Team.

At that time both the Boys and Girls Teams had won the Section 7 Championship and competed in the State Meet. Due to COVID restrictions, no medals were awarded to any Nordic teams at those meets.

We need to have an awards gathering to celebrate all of you East Nordic Skiers!

You and your family are invited to an outdoor gathering at Snowflake on Wednesday, May 12 at 6 p.m. We will meet on the sliding hill at the back of the chalet. Parents at the bottom of the hill, skiers about the middle where Coach Patti’s group met and Coaches will be around where my group met.

The awards that will be given out:
East Letters
Team Awards: Most Improved, Most Team Spirit, Rookie Skier of the Year, Most Valuable Skier, Captains Awards
Section Meet Medals
State Meet Medals

We hope you are enjoying springtime in Duluth.

We look forward to seeing you Wednesday evening at Snowflake

Please wear a mask!

Best Regards,

Hello Skiers and Parents,

I hope you have been having a great end of ski season/springtime. I have been trying to track down the Section and State Meet medals and trophies. The only thing that I know is that they will be sent out from the High School League sometime. I have the letters and team awards and when I receive the other medals I will send out a date for our gathering at Snowflake. I am very sorry for this delay but I think it is very important to have the State and Section medals in order to have a ceremony for awarding them. I expect we will have this gathering in May.

Get outside and enjoy the spring.

I look forward to seeing you.


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Posted by Coach Dave Kask at Mar 19, 2021 7:45AM PDT

Where: Snowflake Nordic Ski Center

When: Sunday: March 21, 2021
9 AM until Noon

Register: Lower Level of Chalet from 8 to 8:45 AM
Late Arrivals: Go directly to Biathlon Range

Opportunity: Try Shooting at Biathlon Targets with Instruction from Trained Biathlon Coaches and Athletes

Cost: $15.00 which includes Instruction, Use of Rifle and Ammunition

Additions: Air Rifles also available for those who would like to try shooting in standing position

Contact: John Gould (Biathlon Coach): 218-269-2854

An introduction novice biathlon event will be held on Sunday, March 21 starting at 9 AM at the Snowflake biathlon range. Registration will be from 8 to 8:45 in the lower level of the Snowflake chalet. If there is snow, we will have a shooting clinic and safety briefing from 9 to 9:45 and a novice race over a 1.6 km course with two shooting bouts in prone position. So, participants will ski the 1.6 km loop three times. If there is not sufficient snow, we will have mainly a shooting-marksmanship event with short range loops. The cost is $20.
Participants will be given ammunition and the use of rifles. We will have air rifles set up for those who would also like to try shooting in the standing position.
High School / Junior High skiers and adults are welcome.

We will be having the final team ski race suit and race bib collection on Thursday, March 18th from 4:00 to 4:30 at Snowflake. Please bring your ski suit washed and in a gallon zip lock bag ( if you don’t have a bag we will have some) with the suit number(s) and size printed on the bag. Also bring your cleaned race bib. Information for an end of the season “banquet” will be coming out soon. I am waiting to find out when we will receive the medals from Sections and State so we can give them out at the gathering.

See you soon.