Thursday, March 24, 2005 - LatestNews
Kokanee NewUnion NordicX Is Ready to Rock!!

With fresh snow on the ground the Kokanee NewUnion NordicX is ready to become the first major Nordic X race in North America. The course design team has put together a race course that will test the technical ability of cross country skiers in a new and exciting format. Racers blast off from the BMX start gates and hurtle down a course filled with mega berms, launch pad jumps, and a short killer uphill. A prize purse $2000.00 has been confirmed for Senior Men and Women categories. Donít forget the post race party featuring 7 bands including Finger 11 and the after party hosted by Tequila Nightclub.

Local media has already started to buzz as this new face of cross country skiing gets ready to break into the mainstream. The NordicX will be the first of 4 sporting events to take place at the Kokanee NewUnion on April 2, 2005.

NordicX Action:
9AM: Gates Open/Hill Opens to the Public
9AM-10AM: NordicX Course Pre Run, Last Minute Registration for NordicX
10:00AM-12:00 Noon: NordicX Competition

This will be a double elimination, 4 cross event. 4 Racers will compete with the top 2 racers moving on next round. Double elimination means there is a A side and B side. First loss puts you on the B side, second loss and you are eliminated.

For more info on the NordicX competition please email:

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