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Superiorland Ski Club kicks off Summer Training Program

Thu, Jun  11, 2009 - By Superiorland Ski Club

The 2009 Superiorland Ski Club Summer Training Program will focus on developing or improving your fitness level, athleticism and developing your confidence as a skier. This program is designed for skiers interested in ski training for the Race, Prep, or MSHS Nordic Teams, ages 12 – 19.

The program will meet on Tuesday, Wednesday (rollerskiing) and Thursday (dryland training); times vary with coaches and day. The program will run from June 16 through August 6, 2009.

Dryland workouts will include: easy distance running, hill bounding, speed, plyos, fitness testing, strength and balance drills, plus fun soccer and ultimate Frisbee. Rollerski workouts will include: easy distance skiing, specific strength, technique and balance drills. We will work equally on skate and classic technique.

A kick-off and informational meeting June 15, 6-8 pm, at the Marquette Senior H.S. Gym. Brochure and Registration form (PDF)


  • Matt Weier – Superiorland Ski Club Coach, NCAA All-American, former NMU Ski Team
  • Joey Graci – Superiorland Ski Club Coach, former NMU ski team & Michigan HS State Champ
  • Dan Wiitala –Superiorland Ski Club Coach, accomplished citizen skier and competitor.

Equipment needs:

  • Dryland workouts - participants will need running shoes, classic length ski poles, water bottle and carrier.
  • Rollerski workouts will need the appropriate skate or classic roller skis or a combi model ski, ski poles, boots, gloves, water bottle and carrier. SSC has limited supplies of loaner roller skis.
  • HELMETS ARE MANDATORY WHILE ROLLERSKIING! Also, any other protective equipment (kneepads, elbow pads, etc.) that would put you more at ease while rollerskiing.

Questions: Matt Weier, or 906 869 7397