Proctor Hermantown Nordic Racing
FIRE UP SNOWPONIES!
No practice today 11/19. Many skiers will be absent for legitimate reasons. A workout will be sent through the Remind App. Complete it Fri. or Sat. and take Sun. off.
Practice starts at 3:00 each day with a short meeting in the Nordic ski locker room.
Please complete the follow:
- * Please complete the 2021-22 Skier Registration form for the coaches*
- *Stay connected by getting team announcements: *
- All Proctor athletes must register with the Athletic Dept. (link below)
- Hermantown skiers contact Beth Clark to register.
**As always this schedule is subject to change due to weather.**
Swix snow classification- L to R, Top to Bottom
Dry fresh snow
Freezing temperatures. Falling and freshly fallen snow. Characterized by original snow crystals with sharp corners and edges. Requires harder wax than the more rounded snow particles at the same temperature.
Damp fresh snow
Around zero degrees. Falling and newly fallen snow, characterized in that the original snow crystals can still be recognized; relatively sharp corners and edges. Requires harder wax than the more rounded snow particles at the same temperature.
Freezing temperatures. More rounded snow and ice particles. Often called fine-grained snow in ski lubrication terminology. Requires a little softer wax than at the same temperature and fresh snow.
Damp fine-grained snow
Around zero degrees. More rounded snow and ice particles. Requires slightly softer wax than at the same temperature and moist fresh snow.
Freezing temperatures. The final phase of the decomposition process. The snow crystals have taken on an almost spherical shape. Requires softer lubrication than with fine-grained snow.
Damp old snow
Around zero degrees. The final phase of the decomposition process. The snow crystals have taken on an almost spherical shape. Requires softer lubrication, approaching adhesive.
Freezing temperatures. Characterized by relatively large snow / ice particles that occur when wet snow freezes again. The snow surface is hard and icy. Typical ice adhesive conditions.
Wet, coarse-grained snow
Temperatures. Snow that is exposed to mild weather and melts. The snow crystals are completely rounded. In lubrication terminology: typical adhesive conditions.
State qualifier Della Bettendorf on course during the Section 7 race at Giant's Ridge.
State qualifier Aiden VanStraten charged up the Silver course at the Section 7 race.
Grand Rapids Invite at Mt. Itasca
Senior Matt Bernard classic racing the CEC Invite at Pine Valley.
Post race feed after a great classic race at Korrki Nordic Center on 1/14/2020.
L to R: Paige Lusti, Ryan Larsen, Nolan Koski, Mia Himes.
Snowy day at the Marshall Sprint Relays.
Della Bettendorf tags to Addie Peterson after a 1.3K lap.
The snow ponies raced hard and were all smiles at the Mesabi East Invite
Katrina Wozniak, Jasmin Donley, Augusta Brossart
Mesabi East Invite at Giant's Ridge
Congrats to Coach Lafond-Hudson
for being voted 'Coach of the Day'
Pictured with Nolan Mehle
Grand Rapids Invite at Mt. Itasca
Congrats to Nolan Koski with the JV 1st place podium.
Great race to Trevor Koski in 6th place.
Parents/Guardians: Families must register and pay athletic fee or upload physical forms HERE
#1 Attendance at practice is important and expected. Skiers are responsible for notifying coaches ahead of time if they will not be attending on a particular day or days.
#2 All skiers should have clothes for both indoor and outdoor workouts in the locker room at this time. Everybody needs to be able to be fully covered. Even on the "nice days" the temp might drop 10 degrees between the beginning and end of practice.
Track daily and weekly cardio workouts and core fitness training.