NEWS

THIS IS WHERE YOU CAN FIND THE LATEST UVNC BULLETIN. AT SOME POINT WE WILL TRY TO MAKE COPIES OF PREVIOUS BULLETINS AVAILABLE AS WELL. TO GET ON THE BULLETIN EMAIL LIST, CONTACT ANNE DONAGHT AT ANNE.T.DONAGHY@VALLEY.NET.


Greetings to nordic skiers of the Upper Valley in the spring. Now that ski

season is over, there may be some brief gaps in between these bulletins. To

help me keep them going, please send me reports or ski related news that you

think other area skiers might like to hear about. Try to get items for the

bulletin to me by the end of Tuesdays. Also, those of you who have Lost&Found

messages or For Sale messages here that would like me to delete or update,

please let me know. thanks and Happy trails!

Web sites to visit:

http://www.fordsayre.org

http://www.dartmouth.edu/~rtw/uvnc

http://www.nensa.net (NE Nordic Ski Asso. site for clinics and many upcoming

events)

ONGOING EVENTS:

-- The spring series of Ford Sayre yoga classes at the Tip Top building in
White River has started up. The series will run 12 consecutive Thursdays from April 10 to June 26.

(We'll consider doing a summer series, too, if there's enough interest.)

5:30 to 7 PM at the Tip Top.

Cost: $96 for Ford Sayre members (such the bargain - $8 per class!)

$108 for non-members ($9 per class)

$12 drop-in rate

($10 to join Ford Sayre)

Sue Kirincich will be our teacher.

--Email Chuck Wooster (cpw@valley.net) for logistical questions or Sue

(yoga@alum.dartmouth.org) for yoga-related questions.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

- April 27 - at Holderness School, Plymouth NH - NE Nordic Ski Association's

annual Spring meeting. Open to the public. Some committees will be meeting in

conjunction with the meeting, and attendance at those is always hoped for (you

don't need to be a committee member!). See the NENSA website (see above) for

more info.

WORLD CHAMPS VIDEOS: 2003 World Championship videos available from NCCSEF, the

National Cross Country Ski Education Foundation, www.nccsef.org, the

organization dedicated to helping America's junior skiers develop into world

champions. These folks have been awarding grants to top U.S. skiers for the

past 8 years. NCCSEF will once again be offering World Championships Videos with

ALL proceeds from their video sales going to help U.S. Cross-Country Skiing

Development Programs. The NCCSEF has been recognized by the U.S. Ski Team as a

key supporter of US Ski Team development programs. Buying videos from them is

the easiest way to see the great 2003 World Championship action while helping

further the sport that you love. For more info visit www.nccsef.org

FOR SALE:

Used NNN Skating bindings $20 and NNN Classic bindings $15. Swix Aluminum

Skating Poles with wide velcro strap 145 cm $25. Call Roger at 603-643-0920.

LOST & FOUND:

- After the SFT, found a pair of 142.5 cm Exel Galaxie poles leaning against

the shed and have them at home. Contact: Mark.A.Hopkins@erdc.usace.army.mil.

- A pair of kid's skating skis behind a snowbank at the parking lot at Garipay

this morning (Monday, 2/3). They must have been forgotten there Sunday

afternoon. I took them to the Silver Fox touring center at the DOC House on

Occum Pond. The number there is 643-6534.

FORD SAYRE SKI UNIFORMS:

VOMax lightweight jackets ($82), tights ($52), 2-piece suits ($116), and Jytte

light wool hats ($18) available. Design is same as 01/02. Suits and tights are

blue and green pattern; jackets are same pattern on the front w/ black supplex

back and arms; hats are complementary blue/green/black. For more information or

to purchase, contact Scottie Eliassen at M.Scottie.Eliassen@dartmouth.edu.

FORD SAYRE MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL:

Time to renew your membership in the Ford Sayre ski club! You can find a

membership form on the FS web site: http://www.fordsayre.org. Just $10 covers

membership for you and for your whole family as well. If you have difficulty

printing off the form, contact Punch Taylor, our Club Chair at:

William.M.Taylor@Dartmouth.EDU.

Please join to support our club, and also benefit from being a club member.

BENEFITS to joining:

- Existing Ford Sayre programs offer coaching, logistics planning and

transportation, comraderie of training and racing with teamates, among other

things.

- information dissemination via electronic and print media, planned events,

discounted membership in the New England Nordic Ski Association and other

regional organizations, discounts at retailers and ski centers, and fellowship

in touring and on-snow clinics and groups travelling together to ski events

during the season.