Ski Team – Western Canadian Championships

Best of luck to our Manitoba team heading to Kimberley, BC today for 3 days of racing this weekend!

The Nordiq Canada Western Canadian Championships take place Feb 3-5, 2023.

Team Athletes:

  • Anika Wiens, Boundary Trails Nordic
  • Don-Han Lau, Downtown Nordic
  • Hannah Wintoniw, Downtown Nordic
  • Jackson Smith, Red River Nordic & Biathlon
  • Jessica Kagan, Boundary Trails Nordic
  • Kate Sawatsky, Boundary Trails Nordic
  • Naomi Wiens, Boundary Trails Nordic
  • Nelson Faurschou, Boundary Trails Nordic
  • Sebastian McManus, Red River Nordic & Biathlon
  • William Wintoniw, Downtown Nordic

Team Support Staff:

  • Alex Loeppky, Downtown Nordic
  • Andrew Vanden Berg, Boundary Trails Nordic
  • Casey Guenther, Turtle Mountain Nordic
  • Joel Peltz, Red River Nordic & Biathlon
  • Pauline Nadlersmith, Turtle Mountain Nordic

2021-2022 Nordiq Canada Coaching License

Coaches can now start signing up for their 2021-22 Nordiq Canada Coaching License

All coaches coaching for more than 7 hours/year must sign up for the 2021-22 Nordiq Canada Coaching License before starting to coach from July 1st 2021 to June 30th 2022 in order to continue benefiting from Nordiq Canada liability insurance coverage and other benefits.

English form
French form

The Nordiq Canada coaching license is mandatory for all active cross country ski coaches in Canada who are coaching at least 7 hours per year with a registered cross country ski club (with their division).
An “active” coach is anyone who performs typical coaching tasks with a registered club, including delivering practices or assisting with delivery of practices, with any age group, for at least 7 hours per year.

Personal information collected is kept private and may only be used for risk management, planning and communication purposes between Nordiq Canada, the coach’s club and division.

The license is renewable on a yearly basis, starting June 15th and effective July 1st of each year.

Go to the NC Coaching License page for more details and registration.

Jackrabbit Toque Design Contest 2022

Nordiq Canada invites all Bunnyrabbit and Jackrabbit skiers to participate in designing the 2022 Jackrabbit Toque, which will be worn by 10,500 Bunnyrabbit and Jackrabbit skiers across Canada!

Get your ideas ready…here is the template for your design: Jackrabbit Toque Design Contest 2022.

The criteria for entering the contest is as follows:

  • Contestants must be currently enrolled in a Nordiq Canada Jackrabbit or Bunnyrabbit program
  • Contestants must be between the ages of 5-9
  • Artwork must be of original work

Selection process and timelines:

  • Designs should be submitted to Ilona Gyapay: by 1:00 PM, CST on March 11, 2021.
  • Nordiq Canada will select 10 final designs and voting will occur via Survey Monkey. The voting period will run from March 12 to March 19, 2021 until 1:00 PM (CST). Please remember that only Nordiq Canada members are eligible to vote!
  • Announcement of the ‘winning’ toque design will be posted on Nordiq Canada’s Facebook page and website.

Questions: Ilona Gyapay,