“It’s only a little club . . . but we do big things.” - Chummy Broomhall
Chisholm Ski Club is located at Black Mountain of Maine Ski Area in Rumford, Maine. The Club has a rich tradition which dates back to the early days of the 20th century at its Spruce Street location and its mid 1900's days at Scottie's Mountain. Over the years the Club has hosted several world class nordic skiing events, including the 1950 World Championships, 1976 NCAA Cross Country Skiing Championships, 1991 National Biathlon Championships, 1993 US Cross Country Skiing Championships, 1993 U.S. Masters Cross Country Skiing Championships, 1996 National Junior Olympics, 1996 Chevy Truck U.S. Nationals, the 1999 NCAA Cross Country Skiing Championship, the 2003 Chevy Truck US Cross Country Championships, the 2004 Chevrolet US Cross Country Championships, the 2009 NCAA Cross Country Skiing Championships, the 2010 USCSA National Championships, and the 2011 and 2012 US Cross Country Championships.
The Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference and the Mountain Valley Conference teamed up again for their league skiing championships. Day One of the Championships was held at Black Mountain Ski Resort on Wednesday, February 4th, while Titcomb Mountain in Farmington hosted Day Two on Saturday, February 7th.
Mt. Abram Girls, Telstar Boys capture MVC Championships.
The Mt. Abram Roadrunners girls ski team captured the 2015 MVC Championship at Titcomb Mountain in Farmington on Day 2 of the Championships on February 7th.
Chisholm Ski Club and Black Mountain Ski Resort are hosting the EHSC and U16 Nordic Qualifier Races on Saturday, February 28th. The purpose of the race is to select the teams to represent Maine at the 2015 NENSA U16 and Eastern High School Championships. Any athlete may enter the race, as long as they either attend a Maine High School or are Maine residents. The format will be a 5km Classic race in the morning, followed by a 5km FS Pursuit in the afternoon. The final pursuit results will be used to name the team.The top 21 U16 Boys and 21 U16 Girls will be named to the Maine U16 Nordic Team.
Maine Junior Ski League Class A
2015 Skiing Championships
The Farmington Area Boys and Girls Ski Teams each claimed 2015 Maine Junior Ski League Overall Championships during the Day 2 Competition at Black Mountain Ski Resort in Rumford on Saturday, February 14th. It was the boys nordic team, led by 3K Classical Gold Medalist Dominic Giampietro, who dominated the field to lead the Famington boys to victory.