The Ski Playground: An Introduction to Sport for Life for All Canadians

The Ski Playground: An Introduction to Sport for Life for All Canadians

For Jesse Cockney, the experience helped him drift back more than three decades, to a time when he was a young, unsteady novice just beginning a love affair with a sport.   “When people get on skis, any skis, for the first time,’’ says the two-time Canadian Olympian, “there’s always that moment of apprehension – they’re really focused, so dialed-in, paying extra special attention.   “But then – as always – after a while, there’s this...
Call For Nominations: Nordiq Canada Awards

Call For Nominations: Nordiq Canada Awards

For over 30 years these awards have provided national recognition to Canada’s most impactful people in our cross-country ski community. Dave Rees Award  Awarded to an individual who has made an outstanding long-term commitment to cross country skiing in Canada. Firth Award  Awarded to a woman who has made an outstanding contribution to cross country skiing in Canada. Distinguished Volunteer Award  Awarded to individuals who have made a significant contribution to...
Antoine Cyr narrowly misses the podium with best Canadian Sprint World Cup result since 2019

Antoine Cyr narrowly misses the podium with best Canadian Sprint World Cup result since 2019

Drammen, Norway — Antoine Cyr finished fourth behind a Norwegian podium sweep at today’s World Cup classic sprint race in Drammen, Norway.     The 4th place result is a personal best for Cyr and the best Canadian World Cup result since the retirement of skiing great and mentor Alex Harvey.    “This was my personal best on World Cup. I’m delighted with this one. It feels so good to be in the final and playing with the best in the world,” said Cyr.    The...
More than 750 skiers expected on the start line of the 2024 Nordiq Canada Ski Nationals

More than 750 skiers expected on the start line of the 2024 Nordiq Canada Ski Nationals

Nordiq Canada’s 2024 Canadian Championships will be held March 10-16 at the Nakkertok Nordic Ski Centre in Gatineau   ENGNE Release: Gatineau, Quebec – March 4, 2024 – More than 750 skiers from across Canada are expected to take part in the event, which will be held from March 10 to 16 at the Nakkertok Nordic Ski Centre on the outskirts of Gatineau. After hosting the same event in 2019, the Outaouais region will be hosting for the 12th time...
Nordiq Canada Equity Initiative

Nordiq Canada Equity Initiative

Nordiq Canada is excited to share that the Nordiq Canada Equity Initiative has received over $600,000 from the Government of Canada’s Community Sport for All Initiative. These funds will help clubs welcome Para skiers, take our new ski playground to clubs across Canada and support clubs in welcoming diverse participants through our new instructor stream. Our shared goal is to boost sports participation, especially among Black, Indigenous, and racialized...