Looking for a great Christmas Present for a skier? Consider the book "The Trail Beckons: 100 Years of Cross-Country Skiing in Gatineau Park" by Malcolm Hunter. Did you know in the 1920's one thousand people a weekend day would travel by train from downtown Ottawa to ski in the Gatineau Park, and then ski back [...]
Head Coach Nakkertok Nordic: Thanks to a grant from the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport Quest for Gold Enhanced Coaching Program, Nakkertok is hiring a full time, enthusiastic leader to be the new head of our race program overseeing athletes from FUNdamentals to Train Compete. We have a successful high performance racing program with 250 athletes, 2 [...]
Don't stop those snow dances! The weekend of Feb 24 / 25 needs some more of that white stuff to make our events amazing. Feb 24 : Nakkertok Cookie Race - Register HERE For more information: 2018 Cookie Race - Event Notice v2 Feb 25: Weber Loppet and Mini Loppet - Register HERE For more [...]
Hello all of you out there in the Nakkertok and Cross Country Skiing social media land. Even though fall has turned into summer and back to fall we all know that winter is coming. The Nakkertok trails team and snowmaking committee have been hard at work and feel it is now time to call out [...]
For the 8th year in a row, Nakkertok has won the National Club Championship at the Canadian National Ski Championship held in Canmore Alberta. Congratulations to all the Nakkertok athletes that participated in the ski nationals. Many Nakkertok athletes also won podium finishes in the individual year of birth rankings including Katherine Stewart-Jones top U23, [...]
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Remember the excitement of the World Cup at Jacques Cartier Park, and having the international racers training at Nakkertok? Well with a stroke of luck the World Cup will be coming back again to Canada next weekend Friday to Sunday, just down the road in Quebec City. Cheer on Canada's Alex Harvey the newly crowned World Champion [...]
Nakkertoker Katherine Stewart-Jones took a big step at the World Championships, finishing as the top Canadian and 36th overall in the 10K Classic event. That was a significant leap for her from last year when she finished 46th in the same event. Go Katherine go!! You can read the full race report for more [...]