Site Updated: 12/9/16
Parents & Skiers:
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Email all coaches at once!

Service Cross Country Ski Team Home

Season Photos
We will add your season photos here!

January 16
(A SAMPLE)

If you take photos at the races, please consider posting them to Google Photos (it is free and simple to download) or any other online service. That way you can keep adding photos to your account any time! We will then post a link to your "photo album" here.
EMAIL US THE LINKS

Thank you in advance for signing up to volunteer. We could not do it without your continued support! Thanks for submitting the team fee so the skiers experience will be awesome!

Your Service Coaches

Jan Buron - Head Coach, c 360-2510
Peter Van Tuyn
Henry Arend
Jani Lane
Suzanne Ward

PARENTS NOTE: If you need to let us know your child is missing practice, have questions, or want to let us all know about an issue, please use the link labeled Email All Coaches button above to email all coaches your note. If you want to send individual coaches a personal note, feel free to use the links above.

Derek Hazen groovin' with the tunes! 1st mascot on skis!
Temperatures:

Trail Grooming Update
Current Temperatures
Glen Alps Conditions
Kincaid 248-UWAX

SERVICE TEMPS

Weather Stations around Anchorage

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Parents...

Please check the handbook for requirements to receive participation.
Parents, if you would like to know where you kids are participation wise, just email their coach throughout the season. We take attendance daily. We love to hear from you!

Families that ski...

Become a member of the NSAA to help fun trail grooming!We encourage all families to become members of the NSAA - this helps pay for trail grooming and maintenance.

Service High Activities

Contact the Activities Office

ASD

Anchorage School District Web SiteRead more about the Anchorage School District Sports Activities

Read HS Sports Activities Manual

Coaches Team Goal

Athletes develop Nordic Skiing as a life long sport while improving their skills and developing a sense of accomplishment. Healthy body healthy mind. Simple.

HEALTH & NUTRITION

 

Health and Nutrition:

When you are racing each weekend as well as continuing with solid training, staying healthy becomes a top priority. If you're not being perceptive to how your feeling in can be easy to dig yourself into a hole you can't climb out of. This is why it's still a good idea to take one solid rest day a week and monitor your morning heart rate (resting heart rate that is constant enough to see patterns developing).

The easiest way to stay healthy is simply by being smart after your workouts. Changing clothes directly after a ski is the best way to prevent sickness. One of the most important things is getting enough calories and liquids down (preferably within fifteen minutes) but at the very latest within a half hour of the end of your workout or race. This will help you get the most out of your training and help your recovery dramatically.

It's also a good idea to be careful doing a lot of intensity in cold weather. Any kind of race cough can effect your aerobic capacity in a negative way. When its cold out make sure to wrap your neck up well while your skiing and if you can cover your mouth completely from the cold air its even better. Any kind of coughing is bad, and even if it starts with a few hacks it can be hard to get rid of. It can even be a good idea to take cough suppressing lozenge directly after a race in cold weather to prevent any kind of coughing. As always stay hydrated, wash your hands, and most of all have fun skiing! If your not having fun it's hard to stay healthy and motivated.

More Information

What type of skier are you?

What to Wear

Equipment

Where to ski

Lessons and Clubs

Nutrition

Trail Etiquette

Training and Fitness

Waxing

Other Tips


Web updates Jan Hazen and sponsored by Homestead Graphics

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Please Volunteer!

Booster Club

Service XC Ski Team Facebook pare
View list of Volunteer
s & sign up sheets

Lost and Found

IF YOU LOSE OR HAVE FOUND SOMETHING AT PRACTICE OR RACES - EMAIL US AND WE WILL POST IT HERE.

ALSO check here for any lost and found items at any of the races. posted by the NSAA club.Lost & Found
Email us and we will post it on this site too.

Our Ski Team (To Be Update)

If you weren't here when we took the photos - PLEASE email us your photo and we will add it.

Captains Information

2016-17
Caitlin Gorh, Hannah Watkins, Zach Bassett and Ryan Brubaker

Read what it takes to be a captain and application

SKIERS - Do you have any concerns, comments, anything? Let your captains know - they are there for YOU!

Daily Practice Routine

1. Be dressed out and ready for practice BEFORE our daily meeting at 2:20
2. Check the white board outside the ski room for daily workout
3. Meet with your coach in the area they specify. IF YOU DO NOT SKI WITH YOUR COACH, YOU DO NOT GET CREDIT FOR THAT DAY (unless you ski with another coach for just that day and that coach confirms it is okay. Keep in touch for your safety.
4. New to the hillside trails? Print out a map and take it with you during practices.
5. Enjoy the ride!

STRENGTH WORKOUT SHEET YOU CAN DO AT HOME

Trail Maps

NEW TO THE TRAILS? PRINT OUT AND BRING WITH YOU.

Hillside/Spencer/Tour Area
Hillside Lighted Loops Area
Kincaid Trail Map

Other Anchorage Maps

Waxing Skis

Skiers - you are responsible for waxing your own skis however, the whole team waxes the day before each race. Don't forget, we have a wax clinic in November that is mandatory - this is a great place to learn to wax your skis!

Read How To Wax and more!

Toko - Alaska Race Wax tips
Swix Wax Wizard
Swix Ski School

Buy / Sell Equipment
Want to see something cool?
Fly-over Earth From NSAA ISS
Polar Bear Live Cam
SORE IS GOOD! Find out why...
HEALTHY BODY HEALTHY MIND

 

Zafren for opening her home to our Booster Club Members, Lauri Bassett for emailing our members updates, and Jen Aist for the new photos! Thanks to ALL the help at our race at Service! Thanks to all of you that brought snacks. WE COULD NOT DO IT WITHOUT YOU!

We can not run such a large, talented, ski team without your help. Please sign up to help if you haven't done so already.