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Cross country skiing and roller skiing

Skiing in London?  Yes!  Join our community of cross country skiing enthusiasts based in and around the Capital.  Find out about the benefits of joining LRNSC and more about this Club

Join and learn to roller ski - it's great for fitness and fun, plus it's the best way to prepare for cross country skiing.  There are sessions for children as well as tasters, courses and training/practice sessions for adults. We also organise the London series of roller ski races.  And you can cross country ski with us.

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Results of the LRNSC 1hr/30min FT race 7/7/18

Not only was the thermometer hovering around 30C but England was about to play Sweden in the World Cup, so a big round of applause to all the racers.  Congratulations go to the winners of the different classes: 

  • Senior men:  Szymon Orlowski [LRNSC], Iain Ballentine [Hyde Park] & Martin Watkins [Wessex]
  • Senior women: Fern Cates, Holly Rees-Lay & Nicole Lunstead [all Hyde Park]
  • Masters: Martin Watkins [Wessex] & Amanda Richardson [Hyde Park]
  • Junior categories:  Beth Ireland [LRNSC], Rebecca Dargie [Cairngorm] & Tristan Marshall [Hyde Park] 

See the full results and lap times, plus photos.  Thanks go to everyone who supported the race.


Club SUP session 5 August - book your place by 5 July

Stand-up paddleboarding is another sport that delivers a full body workout and complements nordic skiing.  There's a special private session for Club members in Paddington Basin that will include tuition and a guided tour of Paddington Basin, Little Venice and the Grand Union Canal.  See more details about this LRNSC event

There are still some places available and you need to book by 5 July.  See you on the water!


Roller ski race results - 24/6 10.5 & 4.5km classic races

See the results and lap times [more photos to follow].

Well done to everyone who raced on this warm Sunday!


2018 GB roller ski series - calendar and results

This year LRNSC is hosting the calendar and results for the GB roller ski series of races, as well as running three of the races :-)


Sunday 10/6 - Roller ski the Cambridge Busway with us

On Sunday 10th June a Club group will be roller skiing along the Cambridge Busway - find out more and join us on this lovely roller ski tour with a choice of distances.

Great day - see the photos.


Results & photos from 15k & 7.5k FT roller ski races

Results and photos are now available from the first LRNSC roller ski race of the season.  Congratulations to the winners and everyone who took part and supported the race.

The next race takes place on Sunday 24 June and is a 10.5k/4.5k in classic style - enter here.

If you fancy racing in Scotland Huntly Nordic Ski Club has sent us details of Scottish races.


Still time to book - best snow in Norway this season!

Norway is enjoying the best snow for ages this season which means there's a superb base that will last and last! Make the most of it by booking on Snowsport England's Nordic Skills Week at Nordseter ...

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Learn to roller ski - 2018 roller ski tasters & course booking now open

Booking for all our 2018 roller ski tuition is now open.  You can find out more about our tasters, beginner's and improvers/novices courses, as well as our children's sessions, plus book them online


2018 roller ski courses & training dates now online

Information about our 2018 roller ski courses, children's sessions and dates for our Club roller ski training and practice sessions are now posted on the website.


Inspired by the Olympic Winter Games?

As the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang draw ever-closer, interest around the many sports involved begins to spark. Cross-country skiing One of the sports that is becoming increasingly popular from the Winter Games is cross-country skiing

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