NEWS & RESULTS

Here you'll find the latest news reports and race results for the Team and the squads.  Keep up to date and follow the team as they progress through training, competitions and races.  Watch them progress as the Team grows from strength to strength and achieves higher success.  Hopefully, this will inspire you to take up cross country skiing and perhaps become part of the British Nordic Ski Team.

Coaching Team Boost

May 5, 2017

As we countdown towards PyeongChang 2018, British Nordic is delighted to announce the appointment of two additional specialist coaches to the coaching team to support our athletes as they challenge for podiums at the next Olympics and beyond.

International Women's Day

March 8, 2017

To mark International Women’s Day and celebrate the women who inspire a nation, British Nordic caught up with Annika Taylor to find out what inspired her to take up cross country skiing.

Brilliant EYO Festival in Erzurum

February 20, 2017

British Nordic had 4 of our future stars at the European Youth Olympic Festival in Erzurum, Turkey.  Find out how they got on and their first steps on the Olympic pathway.

With long hot summers comes lots of training 

August 25, 2016

Find out what our young athletes get up to at a summer camp as they each do a "Dear Diary" entry for the recent training camp in Badaguish, Scotland.  Athletes attended from not only the UK but also came from France, Austria and the USA as our youth development programme grows. 

British Nordic skier chosen for Young People's Sport Panel

June 29, 2016

One of British Nordic Youth Squad is set to play a key role in developing sport in Scotland over the next two years as part of the Young people’s sports panel (YPSP).

A British Invasion

April 4, 2016

Alex Standen, Snowsport Scotland's Coaching Futures Coach, gives his insights into a truely remarkable year for the British Nordic Ski Team and what lies ahead for the squads over the coming year.

British Nordic Welcomes New Pathway Coach

March 14, 2016

British Nordic is delighted to announce the appointment of Carl Carrier as Pathway Coach to British Nordic's Development Squad.

British Nordic skier Tied up in Stringy Situation

Jan 2, 2016

British Nordic's Andrew Young was taken out of the final runnings of the opening race of the Tour de Ski after becoming tangled in an advertisment guide rope.

 

Young delivered again in the prologue, posting the 2nd fastest time behind Toblach winner, Pellegrino of Italy. The finals however, ended for Young in the quarters after the guide rope from an advertisment banner caught his arm, causing him to fall at the top of the first climb. 

British History is made in Toblach

Dec 19, 2015

After only recording his best ever career result the week before in Davos, Switzerland, British Nordic's Andrew Young stormed to Britain's first ever podium finish and medal in Toblach, Italy.

Pathway Coach Opportunity

Nov 15, 2015

As a result of the previous pathway coach stepping up to performance coaching within GB Cross Country Skiing, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a PATHWAY COACH with British Nordic and working in conjunction with Sport Scotland Institute of Sport.

 

Application entry closes Monday 7th December 2015

Senior 2015/16 Race Season gets off to a Great Start

Nov 15, 2015

The 2015/16 season kicked off for British Nordic at Beitosolen, Norway this weekend.  Over the three days, there were great results for all of the athletes who competed.  Here's a little race report on the Friday activity fro our roving reporter Sarah Young.

Barnett Sports Backs British Nordic Pathway

May 15, 2015

British Nordic are delighted to announce a 3 year partnership agreement with Barnett Sports for the provision of roller skis to its Pathway athletes.  As part of the agreement, Barnett becomes the officially recognised provider of roller ski products to the British Nordic Junior, Youth and Development athlete squads.

2015/16 Squads Announced

May 15, 2015

British Nordic is delighted to announce the BSS Nordic Committee selected athletes for the 2015/2016 season.  There is a large number of athletes who will be making their international FIS debuts over the coming year and we wish them well on their racing careers.

British teams named for Nordic Senior World Ski Championships in Falun and Nordic Junior World Ski Championships in Almaty

January 15, 2015

Eight athletes have been named in the British team for the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Falun, Sweden, which run from 18th February to 1st March 2015.

Let the Tour De Ski commence - allié Le Grande Bretagne

January 3, 2015

It's race day and our roving reporter catches up with the 2 Andrews as they get ready for the start of the Tour De Ski in Oberstdorf.

Tour de Ski - with the Youngs

January 2, 2015

Spending most of the winter touring between training camps and races is not much fun for any athlete, therefore being able to catch up with family is key especially at Xmas.  Find out what life is like on the road, from the viewpoint of Youngy’s mum as she spent time with Andrew over the festive break.

Pathway Coach Appointment

July 25, 2014

British Nordic is delighted to announce the appointment of Alex Standen as Pathway Coach to the British Nordic Development Squad (BNDS).

Exciting Opportunity – Pathway Coach Required

June 20, 2014

British Nordic is delighted to announce the creation of a new opportunity within our coaching team.  We’re currently looking for a Pathway Coach to assist our youth, junior and senior athletes develop into future champions.  Applications need to be submitted by the 7th July 2014.

Boot Camp - but no Simon Cowell

June 5, 2014

At the end of May, Youth skier (and part time reporter) Lynne Gray and a number of the British Nordic Youth Squad joined up with members of the British Futures freestyle ski and boarders for a combined Snowsports boot camp at the “state of the art” Aberdeen Sports Village.  However this was not the sort of boot camp where Simon Cowell makes an appearance. 

Register Now for the 2014 Mighty Ming Challenge

March 23, 2014

British Nordic's famous endurance duathlon challenge is now open for registration - entries are limited so book your place now and help raise funds for the British Nordic Ski Team.

Being part of the most successful OWG Team GB squad of all time

March 13, 2014

At the end of what has been an historic season for the British Nordic Ski Team, our Olympic athletes reflect on their Sochi experience.

Olympic Schedule - BBC Coverage

February 6, 2014

The BBC coverage of  the Winter Olympics including cross country skiing will be available on the red button.  Sochi time is 4 hours ahead of GMT with most XC events start in the afternoon.

Sochi - We're Finally Here - GAME ON

February 5, 2014

TeamGB's selected cross-country skiers Posy Musgrave, Andrew Musgrave, Callum Smith and Andrew Young are now in Sochi along with a small coaching and waxing team ready to take on the world at the Winter Olympics.

Musgrave beats best of Norway at their own game

January 20, 2014

It's more than three decades since a Norwegian television presenter uttered 40 words that few believe will be bettered as passionate and uninhibited sports commentary. - Says Sportsbeat

Tour de Ski – Best British Results Ever

January 7, 2014

Andrew, Andrew and Posy all put in outstanding performances to achieve the best ever British results on the Tour de Ski and a bagful of WC points

World class challenge

December 20, 2013

British Nordic skiers Sarah Young and Callum Smith took on the best of the upcoming XC talent in the World University Winter Games in Italy

A day at the races

December 13, 2013

Judy Patterson, British Nordic skier Callum Smith’s mum, reflects on her recent trip to support the GB cross country skiers at the Lillehammer World Cup. 

Cross Fire

December 8, 2013

There's only two months to go until the Winter Olympics and having missed out last time around, Posy Musgrave is determined to book her place to Sochi, hears Susan Swarbrick of the Sunday Herald

Race weekend two on the Road to Sochi

December 2, 2013

Week 2 of the racing calendar and the British Nordic Ski Team competed at race meetings at Galå, Norway and Idre, Sweden.  Strong results in both the sprints and distance races put the Team on the right Road to Sochi and give a confidence boost so early in the season.

A day in the life of an Olympic athlete

November 25, 2013

Andrew Musgrave gives us the inside track on what's involved in the life of an Olympic athlet as he prepares for Sochi in February next year.

Olympic build up begins with opening race weekend

November 24, 2013

All round, a great start to the season, with members of the British team seniors and juniors squads performing well in Sweden and Norway on the opening race weekend.

London Region Nordic Ski Club backs the Team

November 23, 2013

A huge thank you to the London Region Nordic Ski Club who have boosted the British Nordic Team funds to the tune of £1,000 to help fund our training programme for Sochi.

Olympic Dream becomes Reality

November 19, 2013

After launching a successful crowd funding project to support the Team in their preparations for Sochi, the British Nordic squads raises an amazing £7,705 from over 120 backers.

2013 GB Roller Ski Series Results

October 7, 2013

After a long roller skiing season across the whole of the UK, the final 2013 results and winners are announced.

 

With all the results now in from the 10 race 2013 series, well done to all the winners and runners up.

2013 British Roller Ski Championships

September 29, 2013

Fantastic results for the British Junior, Youth and Development squads in the 2013 British Roller Ski Championships at the weekend.  Well done to all – see the results here.

Training at an all Time High

September 19, 2013

The Senior Elite Team are just back from a three week altitude camp in Tignes France.  Find out what they got up to and discover how they reached new heights in their training programme as they prepare for Sochi 2014.

Huntly Championship Race RESULTS

September 7, 2013

Round 8 of the 2013 GB Roller Skiing Championship held in Huntly at the weekend.

 

Catch up with the results.

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