About Us

Gunstock Nordic Association

Gunstock Nordic Association (GNA) is a non-profit organization based at Gunstock Ski Area in Gilford NH. Our Mission is to promote Nordic skiing and ski jumping by providing quality coaching and top-notch facilities—all in a safe, respectful and encouraging environment. GNA has been the premier training organization in Central NH for jumping and cross-country skiing since 1937. Annually, GNA hosts local, state, and national competitions on their cross-country ski trails. GNA skiers compete in Nordic events throughout New England during the winter months, and many attend training camps at GNA and around the world during the summer and fall seasons.

GNA Race

World-Class Coaching

GNA Head Coach - Nina GavrylyukGNA’s internationally-renowned coaches train athletes of all levels and abilities, helping skiers to reach their goals. Cross-country ski coach, Nina Gavrylyuk, is originally from St. Petersburg, Russia, where she graduated from the P.F. Lesgaft State Institute of Physical Culture as a qualified ski coach. As a member of the Russian National Team, her accomplishments include 3 Olympic gold medals, 5 individual World Cup victories, and 10 World Championships. Her 15 years on the World Cup Circuit bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to GNA.

Affiliations

GNA is affiliated with the New England Nordic Ski Association (NENSA); New England's cross-country skiing link to the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Association (USSA). NENSA is the parent organization of the Bill Koch Youth Ski League (BKYSL), the organization whose mission is to introduce children to the lifelong sport of cross-country skiing with its recreational, social, fitness and competitive opportunities.

NENSA Competitive Programs Video

Joining GNA

Prospective members are welcome to attend 2 practice sessions FREE of charge before deciding upon joining. Parents are responsible for providing transportation for their children to all camps, practices and race events. Parents’ involvement and encouragement are key to a child's success and satisfaction in any endeavor. Volunteer help from member families is critical to the success of GNA.

All GNA club members can buy seasonal Gunstock Nordic ski pass for $25.

To join, please visit our Join GNA page.

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