There are a couple different tests out there to test fitness. The first is the Medals Test. A second is a variation used by Cross Country Canada. This test is something you can do as well. You just need a friend and an access to a gym or par course.
The 3rd annual National J2 Talent Camp is set to kick off Saturday, August 4 in Vermont at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center. The camp will provide a great opportunity for many of the nation’s top 14-15 year old nordic racers.
Much like the peloton when it rolls past at 60kph, 16 athletes, coaches, VIP’s and support staff of the US Nordic Combined Team could have been easily mistaken for a Tour de France (TDF) team as we ascended and descended some of the famous TDF climbs.
My longest ride to date was only 50 miles, and most other rides were far shorter. I was feeling less than confident in my abilities in the weeks and days leading to the 100 mile JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes in Burlington, Vermont.
From a 7-year-old junior skier to a 21-year-old college skier, CXC offers a variety of camp opportunities this summer to help CXC member athletes across the Midwest and Great Lakes to reach their full potential.