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SST competition showcases improvement of Peninsula athletes

...competitive person," Cooper said. "Anytime I can beat someone, even just barely, it's fun."Cooper is an expert cross-country skier for the Kardinals, and said ski training has served him well for the FGB."It's a different kind of pain...
Snow fun: Clunky bikes with fat tires catching on

...Ponderosa State Park.? Do not ride on the ski tracks set by the groomer. They are needed for traditional cross-country skiers. Also, yield to skiers like you would hikers.? You can ride fat bikes on groomed snowmobile trails, but snowmobilers...
Kenai boys, SoHi girls take borough ski titles

Through rain, sun and horrendous wind, high school cross-country skiers still put on the Kenai Peninsula Borough ski championships Friday and Saturday at the Tsalteshi Trails behind Skyview High School...
SoHi grad Liebner goes to Sochi as a ski coach

...some of the world's best cross-country skiers has been a lifelong objective...Liebner also became the first cross-country skier from the Peninsula to win...year, Peru only features one cross-country skier, and his name is Roberto...
Mucha sisters shine at first day of Besh Cup series

Cross-country skiers turned out in full force for the first Besh Cup cross-country ski race of the season Saturday. Luke Jager, Eric Packer, Kaylee...
State wants to study recess, physical ed policies

...the department said.The study is part of a broader anti-obesity push by the state focused on youth.Olympic cross country skier Kikkan Randall of Anchorage has encouraged children and families to be active every day. The department also is...
Kenai trails provide public transit and recreation traffic.In the winter, Frates said crews will groom the trails and set a classic track to one side for cross country skiers. "That nice rain we got a few weeks back showed us some vulnerable parts, and we're going to need to correct...
Early winter lack of snow affects community

...early winter." That weather pattern began to diminish Saturday, as a blizzard inundated the western Peninsula. Cross-country skiers awaited the heavy snowfall. The Tsalteshi ski trails near Skyview High School in Soldotna had been lackluster...
Taking a 'Wild Shot'

...time we fail."That statement couldn't be truer in describing the trials and experiences of Andy Liebner.The cross-country skier and biathlete spent his youth skiing in Soldotna, training on Tsalteshi Trails, and working his way up to the...
Prep skiers hope for final kick at state meet

Cross-country skiers may be some of the world's best athletes, but three straight days of competition will take it's toll on anyone. That's...


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