APU Nordic Ski Center began a decade ago as a regional Olympic training center for cross-country skiers. The program developed some of the best elite skiers in the country including many Olympians, World Champion and national medalists.
APU Nordic Ski Center is a place for those who wish to pursue international excellence both academically and athletically.
APUNSC offers programs for the entire Anchorage community from Juniors to Masters.
APU Nordic Ski Center is located on the campus of Alaska Pacific University, a small private liberal arts and sciences university.
September 24, 2020 by Reese Hanneman
Sadie Maubet Bjornsen at the 2019 Ruka World Cup. This year, Ruka Nordic announced the three race series will be held with no fans. (Photo: Nordic Focus) The local organizing club for the first cross-country Word Cup of the season, Kuusamon Erä-Veikot, announced on it’s website rukanordic.com the show will go on as planned with […]  > READ MORE
September 24, 2020 by Reese Hanneman
The Biathlon Integrity Unit (BIU) announced on Thursday that Russian biathletes Ekaterina Glazyrina and Timofey Lapshin were provisionally suspended. According to the BIU, Lapshin has been competing for Korea since 2017. Both Lapshin and Glazyrina are accused of violating anti-doping rules (ADRV). The evidence used to hand down the provisional suspensions came from information included […]  > READ MORE
September 24, 2020 by Reese Hanneman
The Court for Arbitration in Sport (CAS) announced Thursday that three Russian biathletes implicated for doping at the 2014 Sochi Olympics had their lifetime bans overturned. The biathletes in question, Olga Vilukhina, Yana Romanova, and Olga Zaitseva were first handed lifetime bans in 2017 by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).  The McLaren Report included information […]  > READ MORE
September 23, 2020 by Reese Hanneman
Boulder Nordic Sport’s Nathan Schultz. When the country began shutting down in March, sporting good retailers initially shuddered. It appeared many if not all sectors of the economy would bottom out. “Everything was dicey in February and starting early March,” said Boulder Nordic Sport (BNS) founder Nathan Schultz about the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. […]  > READ MORE
September 23, 2020 by Reese Hanneman
These are times for daydreaming. Times to stay grounded. Times to remain socially distant when appropriate — but, still, daydream. We’re prone to daydreaming here at FasterSkier. There’s the eventual skiing, solitude, and winter light to distract from daily tasks. Fun stuff to imagine. Along those lines, we are starting a new series: The Escape. […]  > READ MORE
September 19, 2020 by Reese Hanneman
With the cold air blowing and the leaves starting to change it’s time to think ahead about new products for this winter and what major changes have hit the nordic skiing industry. Some brands have done as little as changing graphics and others have completely reinvented their brands.  In the wax industry, we have seen the release […]  > READ MORE

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