Nordie the Lion has represented the Nordic Heritage Sport Club as the official mascot since 2002.  The sport of nordic skiing holds a long and colorful tradition in Sweden, Norway and Denmark, and the Lion image is closely identified with the Scandinavian heritage.  The Lion embodies the values of strength, excellence and friendship and has been a mascot representative to many organizations in the Scandinavian countries from orchestras to sports teams and literary groups.  The Nordic Heritage Sport Club proudly honors Nordie and the Scandinavian culture he represents.