Cross country skiers enjoy the cold, crisp, clear days at Flagstaff’s Nordic Center – perfect weather for gliding on the snow. Eric Soldberg, a U.S. champion cross country skier, displays a grace and rhythm that makes it seem like he’s floating across the ice. “I really like it as opposed to downhill skiing because you can really get out there on the trails, and if you’re with yourself or a group of people, then it’s just a blast. You can get out there, you’re right in nature,” he said.
- Cross country skiing is quite a workout. In fact, some experts say it’s the world’s best aerobic activity because you simultaneously use your arms and legs.
- Cross country skiers enjoy the cold, crisp, clear days at Flagstaff’s Nordic Center – perfect weather for gliding on the snow.
- Cross country skiing is an experience that appears to be more Zen than sport. It’s about timing, rhythm and balance.
“Classical cross country skiing is similar to walking. And lessons help people from a basic walk to eventually kicking and gliding”