Nakkertok racers Luke Allan and Clara Hegan claim Gold on the final Day of the Candy Cane Cup

It was a perfect weekend for xc-ski racing at the Nakkertok Ski Centre in Gatineau. The rain held off today as over 600 skiers raced interval, start races in the classic style. Clara Hegan, from Ottawa, Nakkertok and the Thunder Bay Training Centre was the Open Women’s winner, 20 seconds ahead of her club teammate,…

Anna Stewart from Nakkertok claims her second gold medal at the Candy Cane Cup. Xavier Lefebvre and Justin Boudreau of Montérski are first and second in the Open Men’s race

Temperatures were a bit cooler today at Nakkertok Ski Centre today, and the cooler temperatures made for very fast conditions out on the racecourse. The older athletes were racing 2 laps of the course, in a skating, interval start race totalling just under 5 km. Thunder Bay native Anna Stewart, who skis with the Alberta…

Nakkertok racers Luke Allan and Anna Stewart take the winner’s titles on the first day of competition at the FIS Eastern Cup / Candy Cane Cup

It was a perfect day for ski racing at Nakkertok Ski Centre today, +6 and sunny, as the FIS Eastern Cup, aka. the Candy Cane Cup took place, organized by Évènements Nordiques Gatineau Nordic Events (ENGNE). The race is part of Nordiq Canada’s national race series with over 600 athletes taking part from 6 provinces…

The Eastern Canada FIS Cup / Candy Cane Cup this weekend at Gatineau’s Nakkertok Nordic Centre

Événements Nordiques Gatineau Nordic Events (ENGNE) and its organizing committee will host the first part of the Eastern Canada Cup cross- country ski race series this weekend, December 15-17, at Nakkertok Nordic Centre. The event is made possible by our artificial snow loop, the Nakkertrak, which has been accessible for several weeks now. More than…

FIS Eastern Canada/Candy Cane Cup, Dec. 15-17, Gatineau’s Nakkertok Ski Centre

FIS Eastern Canada/Candy Cane Cup, Dec. 15-17, Gatineau’s Nakkertok Ski Centre

Nordiq Canada has awarded Évènements Nordiques Gatineau Nordic Events (ENGNE) an Eastern Canada Cup event. It will be held at Nakkertok on December 15-17, in conjunction with the Candy Cane Cup, the December fixture for the local cross-country (XC) ski community. This will be the first major Eastern XC-ski race of the season. Over 500…