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Holy Cow Nordic Loppet Returns to Sun Peaks Resort – Feb. 27

February 10, 2016 (Sun Peaks Resort, BC) – This fun and unique Loppet returns for another winter! New last year was our 2km and 5km courses on the valley trails, for our younger … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Round 4 of FIS Worldloppet Cup 38th La Transjurasienne Cancelled Due to Warm Weather, Deteriorating Snow

February 10, 2016 – This hits hard! In this hour, the Organizing Committee of La Transjurasienne – the biggest cross country event in France – had to announce the cancellation of the 38th … READ MORE → 0 comments

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North American Premiere of Feature Film ‘The Last King’ During Birkie Week

February 10, 2016 (Hayward, WI) – Magnolia Pictures, in collaboration with the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation, is pleased to announce the North American premiere of the extraordinary Norwegian feature film THE LAST KING. … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Interviews w/Burke and Smith at IBU World Cup Canmore

February 09, 2016 (Canmore, AB) – Former Canadian Team biathlete Robin Clegg of Canmore, AB was excited to be following the IBU Biathlon World Cup event on home turf in Canmore, AB last … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Flowers and Freeman Win 10km Classic on Day 2 @Craftsbury USSA Supertour

February 08, 2016 (Craftsbury, Vermont) – Erika Flowers (Stratton Mountain School T2) delivered a victory in the women’s 10km classic on day 2 of the USSA Supertour in Craftsbury, Vermont while Kris Freeman … READ MORE → 0 comments

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EISA University of Vermont Carnival Report, Results, Photos

February 08, 2016 (Craftsbury Common, VT) – The adverse winter weather conditions has not slowed down the EISA field at all this season, as racing continued this past weekend, Feb. 6-7, at the … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Team USA 4th and Canada 6th in Mixed Relay Finale at IBU World Cup in Canmore as Germany Triumphs

February 07, 2016 (Canmore, AB) – Team USA saved the best for last as they vied for the podium in the Mixed 2×6+2×7.5 km Relay at the BMW IBU World Cup 7 in … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Bjornsen Leads 3 US Skiers into the Points as Johaug Romps in 30km CL at Holmenkollen – Canada’s Nishikawa 39th

February 07, 2016 (Oslo, Norway) – The USA’s Sadie Bjornsen led three teammates into the points battling foggy and challenging conditions as Norway’s Therese Johaug dominated the women’s 30m CL for a decisive … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Nick Hendrickson and Caitlin Gregg Win 40th Boulder Mountain Tour

February 07, 2016 (Sun Valley, ID) – Nick Hendrickson (Utah Ski Team) and U.S. Ski Team member Caitlin Gregg (Team Gregg) claimed the men’s and women’s victories respectively at the 40th Zions Bank … READ MORE → 0 comments

Cendrine Browne and Michael Somppi Win 10/15 FR Races @ Eastern Championships

February 07, 2016 (Cantley, Quebec) – There was a light dusting of new snow on the tracks as Race Day 2 of the Haywood Eastern Canadian Championships got underway at Nakkertok Ski Club … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Hart Claims First USSA Supertour Win at Craftsbury as Caldwell Stuns Men’s Field

February 07, 2016 (Craftsbury, Vermont) – Annie Hart from Stratton Mountain School T2 (SMST2) took her first Supertour victory in the women’s 5km FR at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center, round #5, besting Alaska … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Canada’s Harvey Solid 20th in Men’s 50K CL @ Holmenkollen as Sundby Takes Historic Victory – Kershaw 23rd, Hoffman 24th

February 06, 2016 (Oslo, Norway) – Canada’s Alex Harvey in 20th led four North Americans into the points battling through through foggy, wet conditions in the men’s 50km CL World Cup at the … READ MORE → 1 comment

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USA’s Burke Strong 7th as Italy Rules Mass Start Races @ IBU World Cup Canmore – Canada’s Smith 16th

February 06, 2016 (Canmore, AB) – While Italy ruled the day with hard-fought victories in both mass start races at the IBU World Cup in Canmore, American Tim Burke turned in a season-best 7th … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Maya Macisaac-Jones and Julien Locke Win Buff Sprints @ Haywood Eastern Canadian Championships

February 05, 2016 (Cantley, Quebec) – Mother Nature hasn’t been kind to the Outaouais region this year. Lots of rain, warm temperatures and freezing rain made their appearance in the week leading up … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Canada’s Ransom Matches Career-best 19th in Women’s Sprint @ IBU World Cup Canmore – USA’s Driessigacker 28th

February 05, 2016 (Canmore, AB) – Canada’s Julia Ransom kept her cool on a gusty day, dropping all of her targets to match her personal best with a 19th-place finish as the top … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Sport Leaders Sign Landmark Agreement to Work Together to Create More Opportunities for Sport + Physical Activity in BC

February 05, 2016 (Richmond, BC) – On Friday, a new sport memorandum of understanding was introduced by the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC), Own the Podium (OTP), the Province of … READ MORE → 0 comments

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SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2015/16 Contest Standings after Drammen

February 05, 2016 (Toronto, ON) – We are pleased to announce the leaders of this season’s SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup Contest, after the 2015-16 Viessmann FIS World Cup in Drammen, Norway. Simeon … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Registration Open for Adaptive Nordic Ski and Biathlon Camp – Feb. 25-26 in Duluth, MN

February 05, 2016 – This two-day Nordic-ski and Biathlon camp is designed for youth and adults with disabilities. Skiers and instructors from the Midwest will come together to advance participant’s Nordic ski and/or … READ MORE → 0 comments

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USA’s Burke 23rd and Canada’s Davies 25th @ IBU World Cup in Canmore as Fourcade Triumphs

February 04, 2016 (Canmore, AB) – The USA’s Tim Burke was 23rd while local fans cheered Canmore hometown boy, Macx Davies in 25th, as France’s Martin Fourcade delivered a world-class biathlon lesson hitting … READ MORE → 0 comments

NNF Introduces National Development Project

February 04, 2016 – In an effort to extend its reach in supporting Nordic sport athletes, the National Nordic Foundation Board of Directors has approved the NNF National Development Project, a new funding … READ MORE → 0 comments

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2016 BMW IBU Canmore Biathlon World Cup Opening Night Photos

February 04, 2016 (Canmore, AB) – Round #7 of the BMW IBU Biathlon World Cup 2015/16 kicks off in Canmore, AB today with the Sprint races starting at 11:15 a.m. local time, but … READ MORE → 0 comments

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USA’s Hamilton Strong 11th as Northug Claims 50th CL Sprint Victory @ Drammen – Canada’s Harvey 20th

February 03, 2016 (Drammen, Norway) – The USA’s Simi Hamilton was the top North American finishing 11th in the 1.2k classic sprints at Drammen as Norway’s Petter Northug Jr. double poled his way to his … READ MORE →4 comments

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USA’s Diggins 13th in Drammen CL Sprint as Norway’s Falla Triumphs again on Home Snow

February 03, 2016 (Drammen, Norway) – American Jessie Diggins took home a solid 13th place finish  in the 1.2k CL sprints as Norway’s Maiken Caspersen Falla claimed her third consecutive win at Drammen in a … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Interview with Team USA’s Per Nilsson @ IBU Biathlon Canmore World Cup + PHOTOS

February 03, 2016 (Canmore, Alta.) – Team USA is fired up following Sean Doherty’s triple medal haul at the 2016 IBU Youth/Junior World Championships that concluded on Feb. 2 in Cheile Gradistei, Romania. … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Interview w/Canadian Head Coach Matthias Ahrens @ IBU Biathlon Canmore World Cup + Team PHOTOS

February 03, 2016 (Canmore, Alta.) – Canada is playing host to round seven of the 2016 BMW IBU Biathlon World Cup from Feb. 4-7 at the legendary Canmore Nordic Centre. While the venue … READ MORE → 0 comments

Montreal Course Modified for Ski Tour Canada 2016

February 03, 2016 (Montréal, Que.) – Gestev, producer of the Montréal and Québec City stages of the Ski Tour Canada, announces a change in the Montréal stage presented by Québecor. “Since technical challenges … READ MORE → 0 comments

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FIS XC Inside the Fence – Looking Back at Building Drammen 2015

February 03, 2016 (Drammen, Norway) – It takes a lot of work to create an FIS World Cup city sprint and the Drammen Organizers know a great deal about it. Check out “Building … READ MORE → 0 comments

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König Ludwig Lauf Cancelled due to Lack of Snow

February 02, 2016 – The 44. König Ludwig Lauf has been cancelled due to insufficient natural snow. Persistent above-freezing temperatures have made it impossible to prepare the race route, many kilometers of which are completely … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Junior Relays Wrap Up 2016 IBU Youth/Junior Worlds – US Women 12th, Canadian Men 14th

February 02, 2016 (Cheile Gradistei, Romania) – The Junior Relays wrapped up the 2016 IBU Youth/Junior World Championships in Romania as Norway grabbed gold in the Junior Women’s 3x6km relay only 15.6s ahead … READ MORE → 0 comments

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North American Athletes Celebrate Medal Haul at IPC Asian Cup Pyeongchang

February 02, 2016 (Pyeongchang, Korea) – North American para-nordic athletes blasted into the 2016 IPC season with medal performances at the Paralympic venue at the IPC Asian Cup, Jan. 28-Feb. 1 in Pyeongchang, … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Team Canada Names 54 Athletes to Compete at Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games

February 02, 2016 (Toronto, ON) – On Monday, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) announced the team of 54 athletes that will represent Canada at the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway, … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Canada’s Youth Men Strong 5th and Women 10th in Team Relays @ IBU Youth/Junior Worlds – USA 15th and 16th

February 01, 2016 (Cheile Gradistei, Romania)  – Canada’s Teo Sanchez, Adam Runnalls and Zachari Bolduc powered to a strong 5th place finish in the Youth Men’s 3×7.5 km Relay on the penultimate day … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Norris Earns Second Win @ Lake Placid USSA SuperTour #4 – Patterson Takes Women’s Victory

February 01, 2016 (Lake Placid, NY) – Caitlin Patterson of Craftsbury Green Racing Project took home a decisive win in the women’s 10km individual start at the Lake Placid SuperTour, besting her nearest … READ MORE → 0 comments

Browne and Shields Win 10/15km FR Pursuit on Day 2 @ MSA Haywood NorAm

February 01, 2016 (Mont-Sainte-Anne, QC) – Race Day 2 at the Haywood NorAm in Mont-Ste-Anne included pursuit, skate races. The races were a dress rehearsal for the 4th event in Ski Tour Canada … READ MORE → 0 comments

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USA’s Doherty Claims Gold in Jr Men’s Pursuit for Record 10th Medal @ IBU Youth/Junior Worlds – Phaneuf 9th, Sanchez 17th, Bankes 18th

January 31, 2016 (Cheile Gradistei, Romania) – The USA’s Sean Doherty, 20, from Center Conway, N.H. delivered a fabulous gold on Sunday in the Junior Men’s 12.5km Pursuit claiming a record-setting 10th individual medal … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Cendrine Browne and Bob Thompson Win Haywood NorAm 5/10km CL Races @ Mont-Ste-Anne

January 30, 2016 (Mont-Ste-Anne, Quebec) – It started off as a nice sunny day, as the women’s race got underway at the Haywood NorAm competition in Mont-Ste-Anne, Quebec. Temperatures were just below 0 deg. C.  … READ MORE → 0 comments

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David Norris and Kelsey Phinney Take their First USSA Supertour Wins at Lake Placid

January 30, 2016 (Lake Placid, NY) – David Norris of APUNSC used fast skis and slick tactics to take his first Supertour win ever in the 1.5km Freestyle Sprint in Lake Placid, while … READ MORE → 0 comments

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USA’s Doherty Claims Second Podium in Men’s 10km Sprint @IBU Youth/Junior World – Phaneuf 7th

January 30, 2016 (Cheile Gradistei, Romania) – The USA’s Sean Doherty nabbed his second medal of the week in the Junior Men’s 10km Sprint while his teammate Maddie Phaneuf scored her second top-10 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Vote for North America’s Top Cross-Country Ski Resorts in USA Today’s 10 Best Reader’s Choice Awards

January 29, 2016 – USA Today’s 10Best reader’s choice travel feature is happening right now as the major American publication is inviting its huge readership base to vote on their 10 favourites in … READ MORE → 0 comments

2016 IBU Youth/Junior Worlds Day 3 – Canada’s Sanchez 17th, Moser 19th in Youth 6/7.5km Sprint

January 29, 2016 (Cheile Gradistei, Romania) – Day 3 of the 2016 IBU Youth/Junior Worlds saw Teo Sanchez (CAN) once again lead the North Americans in 17th place in the Youth Men’s 7.5km … READ MORE → 0 comments

Borah Teamwear Annual Nordic Race Suit Giveaway – Winners to be Announced Feb. 1

January 29, 2016 – It’s time for the annual Nordic race suit giveaway by Borah Teamwear. Enter for your chance to win a premium, custom race suit, precision-crafted and custom made in the … READ MORE → 0 comments

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IBU Youth/Junior Worlds 2016 Day 2 – USA’s Doherty Wins BRONZE, Phaneuf 5th in ‏Junior 10/15 km Individual

January 28, 2016 (Cheile Gradistei, Romania) – Team USA logged some strong results on Day 2 of the 2016 IBU Youth/Junior World Championships with Sean Doherty scoring bronze in the 15km Junior Men’s … READ MORE → 0 comments

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2016 IBU Youth/Junior Worlds Day 1 – Canada’s Sanchez 13th and Bankes 19th

January 27, 2016 (Cheile Gradistei, Romania) – The 2016 IBU Youth/Junior World Championships kicked off today in Romania with the 10/12.5km Youth Individual competitions as Canada’s Teo Sanchez with Chelsea Nordiq in Quebec took … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Salomon Launches the New Prolink System in Canada @Canmore Nordic Centre

January 27, 2016 (Canmore, AB) – Salomon recently hosted two product launch events in North America to officially announce their new, and much anticipated, Prolink binding system. On Jan. 6 the U.S. debut … READ MORE → 1 comment

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Olympic Medallist Beckie Scott Expands Cross Country Skiing Program in Aboriginal Schools

January 27, 2016 – The principal of an Alberta First Nation school is singing the praises of a cross-country skiing program that was expanded this week by retired Olympian Beckie Scott. “We want … READ MORE → 0 comments

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SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2015/16 Contest Standings after Nove Mesto

January 26, 2016 (Toronto, ON) – We are pleased to announce the leaders of this season’s SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup Contest, featuring over 400 teams, after the 2015-16 Viessmann FIS World Cup … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Julbo Kicks Off 2016 with Strong Nordic Presence + Noah Hoffman – What It Takes

January 26, 2016 – Julbo, the French eyewear brand dedicated to Mountain Performance Eyewear has increased its Nordic skiing presence in the United States with strong results and a focused core of skiing … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunity – Assistant Coach National Development Centre – Thunder Bay

January 26, 2016 (Thunder Bay, ON) – The National Development Centre (NDC) – Thunder Bay is one of Canada’s nationally sanctioned development centres, operating as a high-performance racing team within the framework of … READ MORE → 0 comments

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EISA Colby College Carnival Report, Results, Photos

January 25, 2016 (Vermont) – EISA racing action returned to Quarry Road for the second time in two weeks as the Colby College Carnival kicked off on the Jan 23-24 weekend. The temperatures … READ MORE → 0 comments

FIS world cup cross-country, 4x5km women, Nove Mesto (CZE)

(Nove Mesto, Cze) – The U.S. women’s cross country team was unstoppable on their way to historic silver in the FIS World Cup 4x5k relay at Nove Mesto, Czech Republic on Sunday. While the … READ MORE → 1 comment