Rochester Active Sports Club (RASC) is a nonprofit club based in Rochester Minnesota, designed to promote nordic skiing, mountain biking and road biking in SE Minnesota.
 

      Home of the Rochester Nordic Ski Team

Online Registration is available

We still have room for additional skiers

Please sign up by Friday, November 16


Join Rochester Nordic Ski Team (RNST)


Sign Up For Team Communication


RNST Registration Info/Team Handbook 2018-2019


Orientation Slide Show


Maplelag Ski Camp

January 4 - 6, 2019


The Rochester Nordic Ski Team will be conducting the annual ski weekend at Maplelag Resort on January 4 - 6, 2019. This is a great opportunity to enjoy a lot of skiing and have a great time with your ski team.


Maplelag Camp Flyer


Signing up for the Maplelag Ski Trip can be done either in person or online. In-person signup will begin at the ski team registration on Monday, November 12th. You can reserve a spot on the trip by bringing your $215 payment to registration (make checks payable to RASC). 


Online registration is currently open at the link listed below.  The online fee is slightly higher at $221 to cover online transaction fees.  Note that you must be signed up as an RNST member to sign up for the Maplelag trip.   If we have to restrict the number of skiers on the trip, priority will be given to skiers based on when payment is received.  


     2019 Maplelag Ski Camp Online Registration


Many thanks to Dave Greymont for the 2 videos above from the RNST Olympic events.



RNST Olympics





Many thanks to Maureen Dewey for all the great photos from the RNST Olympic events. Here is a link to over 100 photos from today's events.


We have also added a link to a large set of photos from the Rochester Invite (thanks again to Maureen for taking all of these). You can access the photo set here



Victoria's Fundraiser 


Many thanks to everyone who supported the fundraiser and to Victoria' restaurant. This year we raised $1200 for the team and trails!



Group photo - Maplelag 2018


Rochester Nordic Ski Team 

2018-2019 Google Calendar


Orientation dates, ski practice dates, wax clinic, etc...

You can add it to your own Google Calendar by following the instructions at this link:


https://support.google.com/calendar/answer/37100?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&oco=1


The email address to enter is rnst3128@gmail.com. 


Calendar is also available at tab above!


Registration/Orientation Information

Meet your Coaches!

RNST Coach Bios.pdf


 


Here is a very helpful checklist for both RNST skiers and coaches, to help you understand the terminology used by the coaches and allow you to self-check your technique !  
Thanks to Joey Keillor and Henry Walker for all the work on this.




Ski Meet Info 

With the ski race season upon us, you may have questions on the format of the ski races and what preparations should be done.  The documents below will answer many of your questions.



RNST Lettering Requirements
         for the 2017/2018 season


Attention RNST Skiers: Here are the key lettering Changes for the RNST for the 2017/2018 season

These are unchanged from the 2016/2017 ski season

  • ·        The 1st year of participation on the Rochester Nordic Ski Team is an introductory year. Skiers will be learning the techniques of skate skiing and building skills and endurance.  First year skiers will not be eligible to earn a Varsity Letter.
  • ·        The 1st year skiers do NOT need to meet the usual lettering requirements (attendance, meets, etc) during this 1st year.
  • ·        The 2nd year and every year after that, the usual criteria will be used to determine if a skier is eligible to receive a letter
  • Full details can be found here

Facebook Page for RNST



Facebook Page for Local Ski Trail Conditions 



Watch the Best Skiers in the World - a great way to learn how to be a better skier!

Cross-Countryski.US: 

This is a excellent source for all the major FIS nordic ski competitions. Here you can find full video coverage of all the major events from Eurosport in English.

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