Nordic skiing

Luxury RV resort near Purgatory on hold after contract dispute

A proposed 157-lot luxury RV resort is on hold because of a contract dispute between the landowner and would-be developers, according to San Juan County administrator Willy Tookey. The proposed...

DATE: May 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Nordic Ski Club sends three to nationals

The Durango Nordic Ski Club had three of its skiers compete March 3-11 in Lake Placid, New York, in the 2017 Cross Country Junior National Championships. Cobe Freeburn, Logan Moore and Maggie...

DATE: March 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

San Juan County Planning Commission recommends RV Park

The San Juan County Planning Commission on Tuesday recommended approval of a 166-unit RV Park near Purgatory Resort, with a condition the developer work with the Durango Nordic Center to help...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Canadian skier Harvey wins world cross-country gold in 50k

LAHTI, Finland — Canadian skier Alex Harvey won the men’s 50-kilometer freestyle cross-country ski race at the Nordic world championships Sunday. Harvey timed his final attack perfectly, taking the...

DATE: March 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Nordic’s shooting stars

LAHTI, Finland – Think of a U.S. skiing medal contender for the Winter Olympics and Lindsey Vonn or Bode Miller flying down the side of a mountain often come to mind. But now a tight-knit team is...

DATE: March 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Bjoergen wins 30K race, Norway completes women’s gold sweep

LAHTI, Finland – Marit Bjoergen won the 30-kilometer classical race as Norway completed a sweep of women’s cross-country ski titles at the Nordic world championships Saturday. The Norwegians made...

DATE: March 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Adriondack ascension to nationals for three Durango Nordic skiers

Three Durangoans can book their trip to the land of miracles. Days before the 37th anniversary of the “Miracle on Ice” at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York, Durango Nordic skiers...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Tessa Worley regains giant slalom title at worlds

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland – Tessa Worley regained her giant slalom title at the world ski championships on Thursday, holding off hard-charging Mikaela Shiffrin to take gold. Worley, the 2013...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Nordic Ski Club skates toward Durango

As the season winds down toward the final Junior National Qualifier in Durango’s backyard, 15 impressive athletes from the Durango Nordic Ski Club put together strong races in Steamboat Springs....

DATE: Feb. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Durango Nordic earns medals of all colors at Aspen race

Facing two consecutive weekends of racing, the Durango Nordic Ski Club showed its resolve in wide-ranging weather conditions in Aspen. The club competed Jan. 21-22 in Aspen for its second Junior...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Elliott’s climb back to Nordic ski world championships complete

Hummingbird Tad Elliott is ready to spread his wings and fly to Europe to continue his resurgent career. Elliott, a 2007 graduate of Durango High School and son of Mike and Nancy Elliott, was named...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

5 for 5: Sergey Ustiugov extends sweep in Tour de Ski

DOBBIACO, Italy – Sergey Ustiugov is two wins away from the first clean sweep of all seven stages in the 11-year history of the Tour de Ski cross-country race. For his fifth straight win Friday,...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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