Awesome SOD Winter Training Camp in Midland

The 2016/2017 SOD team participated in a winter SOD training camp hosted in Midland, ON at Mountainview Ski and MTB Centre on Sunday December 18, 2016.  Seven of 17 athletes were able to attend.  The SOD camp was lead by coach, Shelby Dickey.  The snow finally arrived just in time for the camp, as it involved training in both skiing styles.  Race preparation and sprints, as well as education regarding waxing,…

December 30, 2016

SOD Team Training Camp Update

The 2016/2017 SOD team attended a fall training camp on October 30, 2016 at Highlands Nordic.  This SOD team camp was organized and lead by coach, Shelby Dickey.  14 of the 17 SOD team athletes were able to attend.  The camp involved a mix of intensity workouts, roller ski drills/technique work, stretching/yoga, and other educational activities such as goal setting.  “The camp was really helpful and fun”. The 2016/2017 SOD…

November 20, 2016

Race Schedule for the 2016 – 2017 Season

To all skiers and coaches in Southern Ontario District, The race and event schedule for the 2016 – 2017 is listed below and is now on the SOD Calendar. The currently planned Paraffin Series races are all marked here – and thanks to all host clubs and Colin Rhodes for coordinating the race series again this year. These races offer SOD skiers the opportunity to participate in a variety of…

October 22, 2016

Updated 2016 – 2017 SOD Nordic Ski Team Announced

From Shelley Doble, Coordinator of the Southern Ontario District Nordic Ski Team The 2016-2017 SOD team is now finalized.  The following athletes are now are a part of this year’s team: Bentzi Claasen – Team Hardwood Elise Howden – Team Hardwood Natalya Whitla – Team Hardwood Wesley Schlenker – Georgian Bay Nordic Colin Welsh – Arrowhead Nordic Anna Foley – Highlands Trailblazers Riley De Gans – Arrowhead Nordic Robbie Raikou…

September 18, 2016

New SOD Team Coordinator Announced – Welcome Shelley Doble

SOD is pleased to announce that Shelley Doble <> is the new SOD Team Coordinator.  We have developed a selection criteria for the 2016-17 team (see link below).  The selection criteria requires athletes to have competed in at least three SOD Paraffin races in 2015-16.  Athletes who are outside of the selection criteria are welcome to apply for inclusion onto the team.  Nominated athletes will be contacted directly with more…

September 4, 2016