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  • Coaching Workshops for June
    A new series of coaching workshops will be facilitated by professionals with the focus on training and development. The series will run from June 2015 to January 2016. The first two workshops are scheduled for June 1 and June 13. A registration link is found at the end of this post.

    Monday June 1, 2015  Strength training for the endurance athlete
    George Chiappa is CSAD founder and strength consultant for Nakkertok and the OST.
    • What is strength?
    • The purpose of strength training
    • Types of strength and strength training
    • Periodization
    • Activites
    Time: 6:30pm to 8:00 pm @ CSAD
    Place:  Unit 1, 1665 Russell Rd, Ottawa   Phone: 613 866-1626

    Saturday June 13, 2015    Active Recovery Techniques
    Physiotherapist and XC ski coach Suzanne Reid will lead you in a hands-on workshop about active recovery.
    • use of foam roller
    • post training stretching
    Bring: athletic wear, yoga mat, foam roller

    Time:  9:00am to 10:30am
    Place:  Nakkertok South - Blue room

    Other workshops in the series will include:
    • ski-walking/bounding technique
    • strength training - basic techniques (squat, deadlift. etc)
    • fundamental movement skills
    • basic gymnastics skills for athletes
    • ski-wax testing
    • biomechanics of skiing
    • nutrition for endurance athletes
    You can register for  the June 1 and June 13 workshops here:
    The cost is $5  per workshop and you will receive a receipt. 
    Posted May 25, 2015, 4:30 PM by NCD HPC-Rep
  • Ontario University Camp 2015
    Building upon the success of last years camp, Highlands will again be hosting a Training camps for university skiers:

    Location Highlands Nordic
    Dates: June 5th to 7th
    Accommodations: Woolner House/Farmhouse/billeting
    Cost: $40
    Registration - follow the link below
    Posted Apr 2, 2015, 9:12 PM by NCD HPC-Rep
  • Banquet Time!!!

    Don’t miss the year-end celebration of ski racing in the Ottawa/Outaouais region. The NCD is organizing its annual banquet to be held at Camp Fortune’s Main Lodge. Awards and prizes will be given out for the final standings in the NCD race series. The standings may be found here

    Here is a summary of the Banquet’s details.

    • Event: NCD Awards Banquet
    • Date: Saturday April 11, 2015
    • Time: 6:00 pm till 10:00 pm
    • Place: Camp Fortune Main Lodge 
    • Tickets:
      • $30.00 Adults
      • $25.00 Children 12 years and under 
      • ·Reserve by April 2nd, 2015.
      • To reserve tickets for the banquet, email Carla Tomlinson to indicate your commitment: peaceandhugs.carla@gmail.com. Then email your cheque to Carla at 115 Hobart Crescent, Nepean Ontario K2H 5S3.

    Hope to see you there!

    Posted May 25, 2015, 6:41 PM by NCD HPC-Rep
  • Final Race Series Standings Posted
    Yes it is true the tabulators are done and the standing are in...go here to find them

    Also please mark April 11th in your calendars - we have the awards to hand out and they will involve chocolate, amongst other things.

    Cheers - get out and ski!!!
    Posted Mar 9, 2015, 7:45 PM by NCD HPC-Rep
  • Lots of Skiing Left - Banquet Coming
    All of the official events in our Region are now complete.  The final totals for the NCD awards are coming soon - just waiting for the results from Thea's.

    As the more senior racers prepare for Nationals, everyone else has a great opportunity to get some more time on snow!!  With the warm sun and good night time temperatures - we are shaping up for a most excellent crust skiing season.  Go and explore!!!

    Also planning has started for the banquet....Mark April 11th in your calendars for the End of Season celebration and NCD Race Series Awards.  MORE details will be coming soon.

    Posted Mar 8, 2015, 7:01 PM by NCD HPC-Rep
  • Two Final Local Events
    All that is left to the season is the Ski Tour Canada Test Event - March 1 in Jacques Cartier Park and Thea's Race on March 8th... be sure to sign up!!!!

    Also the NCD standings have been up dated after the Nakkertok Juniors and the Kanata Sprints events this past weekend they can be found here
    Posted Feb 23, 2015, 4:14 PM by NCD HPC-Rep
  • Test Event - Tour de Canada Race Notice

    The race notice for the Test event is now available on the race notice page here

    Below are the English and French one pagers

    Posted Feb 16, 2015, 1:17 PM by NCD HPC-Rep
  • Heading into the last month of the season...
    Now that we are over the middle of February - we are heading into the last activities of the season...

    Upcoming Race Series Events:
    Nakkertok Juniors (cookie race) Feb 21 check here for more information
    Kanata Sprints - Feb 22 check here for more information
    Thea's Race - March 8

    Other local events:
    Weber loppet - Feb 22
    Ski Tour Canada Test event - March 1

    Plus racing in Orford, Timmins, Temiskaming and Thunder Bay
    Check the Current Race series standings to see where you sit....

    Cheers - and it is good skiing out there all over the region got out there and have some fun!!!
    Posted Feb 16, 2015, 6:36 AM by NCD HPC-Rep
  • Races Coming - Chelsea Sprints, Nakkertok Juniors, Kanata Sprints
    Chelsea sprints are almost here!!! registration closes in 2 days
    Nakkertok Juniors are the following weekend and registration is open and
    Registration is now open for the Kanata Sprints - the pretzel!!!

    Good snow, Good Skiing!!!
    Posted Feb 9, 2015, 5:44 PM by NCD HPC-Rep
  • New Race Notices and Registration Available
    Registration is now open for the Weber Loppet and Chelsea Super Sprints

    Check out the links on the race notice page
    Posted Feb 3, 2015, 7:11 PM by NCD HPC-Rep
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