9 Nordic lifestyle options for romance in 2015

Bruce Mitchell

It’s February, and as the days grow longer and we wake from hibernation, we search for romance, and prepare for Valentine’s Day. With that in mind, I collaborated with my wife of 39 years to come up with nine Nordic options to boost the romance in your relationship. Picture your soulmate on a snow-covered ski trail, gliding synchronously with … [Read more...]

Hop into Nordic skiing

Jackrabbit 2013-14_photo Phil Youwe

A children’s Nordic program that saw significant growth in participation numbers returns for the 2014/15 season. The Sun Peaks Nordic Club’s Jackrabbit program began with just nine participants, growing to 25 in its second year, and the club is hoping some new equipment will inflate those numbers further. “We’re very fortunate to have obtained a … [Read more...]

Demystifying the key technical elements of Nordic skiing

Nordic Technique

If you would like to ski rather than walk on your skis, then you need to make your skis glide. To achieve glide, you must incorporate the technical elements of skiing: balance, initiating movements with the body core, co-ordination and timing, forward knee drive, and poling action. Balance is critical to both skate and classic skiing. If you’re … [Read more...]