• Promote participation in cross country skiing within New Zealand

• Provide coaching and development opportunities for youth in the sport

• Support the national team members and facilitate New Zealand representation at World Cup, World Championship, World Loppet/Marathon World Cup and Olympic events

• Facilitate and support events in New Zealand for all levels of the sport

Cross Country Model Athlete Pathway

‘Pathway to Podium’

New Zealand Nordic Sports Development Association actively promotes cross country skiing to young people and provides coaching programmes at all levels from aged 4 through to 18 year olds.

Programmes include after school, weekend and school holiday camps.

Full details of programmes are featured on