Welcome to the Southwest High School Nordic Ski Website
Scroll to the bottom for the team calendar.
Monday easy ski - 1 hr. with pickups of 30-45 seconds 6:30 am at Hyland available meet at Jan's place classic preferably. Or ski in the afternoon at Wirth or Hyland (Varsity recommended)
Weight room will be open for an easy workout in the afternoon.
Monday Afternoon waxing for Varsity and JV please try to wax on your own before or after as much as possible using LF 6-7 or 8
(side note if you raced this weekend leave your race skis for me as we can just touch up the wax from Saturday and Sunday)
Pasta Party at 6 pm and Raffle at 7 pm (see calendar for locations and other details)
Tuesday The bus is at 10am on Tuesday to Conference Champs at Wirth first race is at noon classic Boys varsity, varsity girls, boys JV, girls JV. The pursuit will start at 2:30. There is a tent at the par 3 for bags etc. bring food, water and dry clothes. We are out for the day Tuesday but you are encouraged to attend as many classes or finish waxing in the am Tuesday.
Wednesday easy ski (potential bus )
Thursday 7:00 am weights
Thursday 3:20 bus to Wirth Skate practice
Friday 6:30 am classic ski Wirth varsity
Friday 3:15 optional weights or waxing
Saturday 7:00 am Skate Hyland
Waxing at school TBD
Sunday captains practice
Monday February 2nd Section Championships Wirth 10am
FYI First race is 5k Classic then based on the skiers finishing time behind the leader in the classic will be the start for skate. For instance if Daisy finishes 1st and Lilly 2nd 20 seconds after that is Clock would start when Daisy starts and goes 20seconds. To race in this format you need to ski both legs. We will have a JV championships February 12th for those who do not classic ski
Pasta Party/Raffle Update:
Date: Monday, January 26th (click here for the flyer)
Time: 6:00 pm (Skier party hosted by the Patel family; Parent potluck hosted by the Edinburgh family; Raffle follows at the Edinburgh home for all).
Help by bringing items for the party. Use the VolunteerSpot link below to see what is needed and to sign up. See the "Pasta Parties" section (right side bar) for more information.
Don't forget to sell raffle tickets. Click here for a link to tickets you can print out.
The Chipotle Fundraiser will take place on Tuesday, January 27 at Calhoun Commons from 5:30 to 8:30 pm.
Three Rivers Parks Trail Conditions.
Wirth Park Trail Conditions from Skinny Ski
If you are new to this site, please check out the prior season's photo gallery to get a feel for all the great times the SW Nordic Ski Team has to offer
Head Coachs - Drew Holbrook , James Dundon, Chis Johnson
The Nordic Ski site contains general information on our program, training information, race information and our current calendar (see below for an agenda format). To make team communication easier, we are using Team Snap this year. See below for details. The sidebar to the right contains a link to Team Snap, the team Google calendar (and a printable calendar), upcoming training trips, updates from the coaches, information from the Booster Club and more. See the Equipment link for suggestions on clothing, flyers from local ski supply shops and ski swaps. To help with the upcoming pasta parties, please use the Volunteer Spot link below to sign up (coming soon).
Team Snap has become the primary communication tool for the Nordic Ski Team. If you are interested in joining the Nordic Team, please click this link and hit the "Contact Team Owner" and request an invitation.
James Dundon 612-237-8723
James Dundon 612-237-8723
Chris Johnson 612-747-7237
Michael Gotzsche 612-812-7471
Corey Brinkema 612-812-1500
Martin Richmond 763-807-8166
Bill Kerker 612-366-5642
Mary McKelvey 612-242-1902
The Nordic Ski Booster Club helps pay for the Ski Team through a participation fee, fundraising and your donations. Please send your donation to SWHS Nordic Ski Booster Club, 4118 Linden Hills Bouldevard, Minneapolis, MN 55410.
Heidi Johnson - President
Tom MacLeod - Treasurer
Martin Richmond - Communications Director