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.
May 2, 2019 by Kikkan Randall
By Nolin Ainsworth for the Juneau Empire Olympian cross-country skier stresses importance of goal setting. Wednesday, May 1, 2019 5:50pm – Anchorage-raised Olympian Kikkan Randall knows the hefty metal disc like the back of her hand. She’s displayed it in thousands of photos, brought it all over the country with her and amusedly watched her 3-year-old […]  > READ MORE
April 27, 2019 by Kikkan Randall
By Amy Armstrong Cancer doesn’t discriminate. It doesn’t care that you are young, ridiculously healthy and making ‘all the right choices’ when it comes to eating and exercise. It doesn’t even care if you’re a gold medal-winning Olympian. Anchorage’s Kikkan Randall is a five-time Olympian, nine-time World Championship team member, whose determination and grit has […]  > READ MORE
April 13, 2019 by Sadie Bjornsen
Another season, another winter on the road, another year of committing my life towards this sport and this goal of mine. I have been racing on the World Cup full time now for six years, which means I have been to the same race venues as many as seven or eight times.  Hard to believe […]  > READ MORE
April 11, 2019 by Kikkan Randall
BY LISA COSTANTINI | APRIL 05, 2019, 6:25 P.M. (ET) The International Day of Sport for Development and Peace — declared by the United Nations in 2013 — celebrates the power of sport to drive social change, community development and to foster peace and understanding. In honor of this initiative, which takes place annually on April 6, we’re highlighting […]  > READ MORE
April 8, 2019 by David Norris
From Davos, we drove to Cogne, Italy. Cogne was definitely my favorite World Cup stop of the season so far. Cogne is a small mountain village with serious old school Alps culture. The entire village was lined with cobbles and the food was seriously delicious.  Thursday before the races I got to reconnect with Jessica […]  > READ MORE
April 8, 2019 by David Norris
In preparation for World Championships, myself and several other US distance skiers went to Davos, Switzerland for a two-week training camp.  Davos is situated at the perfect altitude for a training boost, has reliable snow, and has a reputation for being blue-bird conditions pretty much all the time. Thus, the USST (and a lot of […]  > READ MORE