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Central Cross Country Skiing (CXC) is a 2,000-member non-profit service organization that promotes the culture of cross country skiing by creating opportunities for people of all ages and abilities, through clubs, sport-specific programs, events, and education. We are the regional governing body for U.S. Ski and Snowboard in the 10 state Central Region of the U.S., and are recognized by the U.S. Paralympics as a Paralympic Sport Club.
CXC oversees youth programs; supports the Junior National Team Qualifying system in the Midwest, Central Collegiate Ski Association (CCSA), and Senior/Master skiing; provides athletes', coaches' and officials' education; coordinates competitions; manages an adaptive program for individuals with physical disabilities and visual impairments; trains Olympic caliber athletes; and is the Midwest pipeline to the U.S. Ski Team and the U.S. Adaptive Ski Team.
Our membership is comprised of cross country skiers from the age group level to the Olympic Team members, as well as coaches and volunteers. CXC strives to serve the sport through its core objectives: Build the Base, Promote the Sport, Achieve Competitive Success and Partnership through Collaborations.
To provide an organization which enables volunteers athletes, coaches, and officials, and athletes of all ages and abilities to achieve excellence in cross country skiing through EDUCATION, COOPERATION, COMMUNICATION, and COMPETITION.