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Nordic Skiing getting an early start in 2015

After what can be called a successful season in 2014-15, the Nipissing Lakers Nordic ski team is back at and ready to improve.

For the second straight year, the Lakers hosted the OUA Championships, bringing home some hardware and really showcasing their improving program. While they showed well on their home courses, when the team hit the road, they were just as impressive, claiming more medals, setting personal bests and really highlighting the hard work they have put in throughout the off-season.

This year, the program is hoping to match their previous efforts and continue to make a name for themselves on the national skiing stage.

Here are their training camp times for the 2015-16 season.

Open try-outs:

Friday September 11 - 4pm Bottom of Airport Hill, skate roller skis, classic and skate poles, uphill double pole test- 700m; 1800m

Saturday September 12 - 10am Nipissing Athletics,  skate roller skis, indoor and outdoor shoes, 100m skate sprints, ski-erg and plyometric tests

Sunday September 13 - 9am Callander Beach, over-distance classic roller ski

Back to school mini-camp 

Friday September 18 - 4pm Nipissing Athletics, classic roller ski, 6PM Team dinner (provided) and meeting

Saturday September 19 - 10am Thomson Park, 4/6km running TT

                                         3pm Nipissing Athletics, gym strength

Sunday September 20 - 9am Callander Beach, over distance skate roller ski, sauna and lunch at Toivo's and Lieann's (75 Wasi Falls Rd) ​

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