Winter Sports

Senior Reflections
Nordic, Sports, Winter Sports

Senior Reflections

Aki Charland Nordic has been really fun and something I look forward to each winter. The coaches are awesome and work really hard to help us train. The Captains, Neil Thorley [’19] and Eli Newell [’20], do a great job leading us through workouts and making sure we have a lot of fun while we’re…

Head Coach Feature: “The Heart of the Nordic Program”:  Head Coach Keith Robinson ’94 Comes Full Circle
Nordic, Sports, Winter Sports

Head Coach Feature: “The Heart of the Nordic Program”: Head Coach Keith Robinson ’94 Comes Full Circle

After injuring himself running Cross Country as a student at Andover, Head Coach Robinson ’94 joined the Nordic team as a low-impact way to cross-train. Robinson soon developed a love for the close-knit dynamic fostered by his Andover team. When he returned to Andover as a Teaching Fellow, he began coaching, and since then has…

Co-Captain Feature: Co-Captain Neil Thorley ’19 Brings  12 Years of Nordic Racing Experience
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Co-Captain Feature: Co-Captain Neil Thorley ’19 Brings 12 Years of Nordic Racing Experience

With thirteen years of nordic skiing experience and twelve years of racing experience, Co-Captain Neil Thorley ’19 joined the Nordic team upon entering Andover as a new Lower. Thorley followed in his parents’ footsteps as recreational Nordic skiers in college. Thorley said, “I started when I was 6 years old, my parents have both skied…

Athlete of the Week: Nikita Muromcew ’21 Enjoys Nordic’s Unique Team Bond
Nordic, Sports, Winter Sports

Athlete of the Week: Nikita Muromcew ’21 Enjoys Nordic’s Unique Team Bond

With six years of Nordic knowledge and alpine experience, Nikita Muromcew ’21 raced nordic casually in her hometown of Jackson, WY. before coming to Andover. According to teammate Victor Tong ’22, Muromcew balances maintaining a focused attitude and developing a fun team atmosphere. Tong said, “Nikita shows great leadership and she’s an amazing skier. She…

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