SOD Team 2018 Photo

I wish to introduce you to the faces of the 2017/2018 sod team. In the photo: Riley de Gans, Eric Good, Reid Kidner, Erin Doble, Alex Defazio, Wesley Schlenker, Sarah Groh, Claudia Defazio, Julia Shannon, Lucy Kraychyk, and Braxton Dickey. Missing: Nick Poole, Lila Yuhasz-Bell, Leon Ewald, Rachel Anderson, Isabel Lewin, Thomas Larson, Anna Zandlviet and sod team coach, Shelby Dickey. Congratulations to you all! I am incredibly honoured to…

January 24, 2018

SOD Paraffin Series Points 2018 Race 1 – Yuletide

The 2017-2018 SOD Paraffin Series got off to a strong start at Highlands Nordic this past weekend. Many thanks to the countless volunteers who made this event a success! Here are the current points standings: Race 1 2018-2 Al White will be pleased to accept inquiries (and corrections). Details on the SOD Paraffin Series

December 19, 2017

Check Out Cross Country Ski Ontario’s New Website

Ontario’s Provincial Sport Organization for cross country skiing announced a new name, logo, official colours, and website. The new brand is part of an overall plan to improve access to information, increase awareness about cross country skiing in Ontario, and present a more modernized look to the sport. The new website can be found at “We are thrilled to launch this new brand for our sport in Ontario,” said Steve…

January 28, 2017

SOD Paraffin Series Standings to January 16, 2017

Here’s an update on the points standings to January 16, 2017 following the completion of the first two races of the season, the Yuletide Blast and the Midland Loppet. SOD Standings After Paraffin Race 1 and 2 Please have a look. Al White will be pleased to accept inquiries (and corrections).  Al White can be contacted at Two more Paraffin Series race events take place this weekend, the Mono Invitational on…

January 18, 2017

Registration Open for the Muskoka Loppet – January 22, 2017

The Muskoka Loppet Registration is now open at The event is taking place on Sunday, January 22, 2017. This is a classic-style event. Two items to make particular note of: 1.      There is NO race-day registration this year. Online registration closes January 20th. Early bird registration closes January 15th. 2.      This race is part of the SOD Paraffin Race Series. In order to increase accessibility of the sport, focus on athlete development, and reduce…

December 30, 2016