Thursday, February 6, 2014

This week practice, Pot Luck and Lander Race

75% of the team 
Feb. 10 thru 15, 2014

With sadness and pride this will be the last weekly update of the 2014 LJHS Nordic season.
There is a bunch here so please read carefully:

Monday, 2-10-14
Practice after school as usual ---Skate Skis

Tuesday, 2-11-14
No Practice

Wednesday 2-12-14
Starlight Streak Race (Rescheduled from last week)--   4KM Classic in the dark.
Bus will pick up team at 4:15 from LJHS parking lot.  Start time for race is 5:30PM   Hopeful time home 7PM.  Parents and family are welcome to race.  Sign up before the race at the warming hut at Happy Jack.  Entry Fee is a donation to the MBNA.   This is our practice. All teammates are expected to participate.  Let a coach know if you need to miss out! Bring a headlamp if you have one.

Thursday 2-13-14
TNT -  Last wax party of the season, location Coach Brown’s classroom, prepping our skate skis only. (or the pair you will use for the race on Saturday.)  Should be done by 5PM       NO BUS –NOT REQUIRED

Friday 2-14-14
Yoga at Blossom Yoga.  Bus leaves at normal time. Wear clothes you can move in. Bring a Yoga mat if you have one.

5:30 PM , End of the Year Pot Luck. To Celebrate this amazing season of great skiers and good skiing we will have a family Pot Luck.  Location: LJHS Cafeteria

Coach Hamann will provide baked potatoes for all. 
8th Grade Ski families please bring a main dish type topping for potatoes (chili, cooked veggies, taco meat and cheese, warm nacho Cheese, sour cream, etc.)
7th Grade Ski families please bring a salad or side dish.
6th Grade Ski families please bring a dessert.
Bring your own drinks, plates and utensils.

Saturday 2-15-14
4.25KM Freestyle Race at Beaver Creek Nordic Center  (25 miles South of Lander) This is our last meet as a team, last day of the season.  All teammates are welcome and encouraged to travel and ski with us. 
5:15 AM  Load the Bus(Ugh!) Dressed to ski or have ski clothes with you to change on the bus.
11:00 Start  ( 10AM  warm up) Interval start Ladies first. Let’s show Wyoming that Laramie can ski!
After the race and awards-  Team Photo, change into pajamas to ride home. The bus driver will be the judge for the best and most awesome PJs, slippers  welcome.  Around 2PM, pizza at Pizza Hut in Lander (thank you Mr. Stender!)  
We will be collecting team ”uniform “ shirts before you get off the bus.
Prediction time back?  Before Sunday.
Please bring with you:  Skis, Boots, Poles, Ski Clothes, PJs , pillow or small blanket, water or liquid ( no soda before the race) , snacks,  no more than $10, shoes besides slippers.  (Pizza Hut might not allow slippers, PJs have been oked), and something to do while traveling. (sleeping is always an option)
Leftover snacks from previous races will be on the bus for all. Again it would be nice to have a breakfast organized for the trip.  ( I have enough bagels for all, and 18 yogurt sticks, need cream cheese, fruit and drinks.) Anyone willing to take this on would be appreciated.  

Personally I want to say thank you for a great season!   We accomplished way more than we thought possible.  If you rented skis you have them till the snow melts!  Use them the trails will be there!

Keep an eye on emails and Face Book this summer.  There are rumors of TNT game nights being organized.

Your LJHS” Scout” Nordic Coaching Staff,

Normal Chaos
Coach Hamann, Coach Brown, and Coach EB

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