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Bailey Named Finalist for Team USA Athlete of Year

October 16, 2017 (Colorado Springs, Colorado) – Biathlete Lowell Bailey (Lake Placid, N.Y.) is among the 26 finalists for the 2017 Team USA Awards presented by Dow, Best of the Year, which recognize … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunity – Operations Manager @ Walden Cross Country Fitness Club

October 15, 2017 (Naughton, ON) – An operations manager is being sought to work at the Walden Cross Country Fitness Club Chalet during the 2017-2018 ski season. The ability to effectively manage a … READ MORE → 0 comments

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FIS XC Ski Proposals from Board Meetings in Zurich – Prize Money, Bonus Seconds, Calendar and Long Term Strategy

October 14, 2017 (Zurich, SUI) – During recent meetings in Zurich, SUI, the FIS Cross-Country Executive Board discussed and approved a number of proposals, which have been sent to the FIS Council for … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunity – High Performance Coach @ Alpine Insurance Alberta World Cup Academy

October 13, 2017 (Canmore, AB) – The Alpine Insurance Alberta World Cup Academy (Alpine Insurance AWCA) has a current opening for a High Performance Coach for the 2017/18 competition year, November through March. … READ MORE → 0 comments

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The Boreal Glide – Nordic Ski Trail Opens Oct. 27

October 12, 2017 (Quebec City, QC) – Laval University’s Montmorency Forest, the world’s largest research and teaching forest, makes headlines once again this year with its famous Boreal Glide. Skiing begins here on … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunity – Revelstoke Nordic Ski Club Seeks a Manager

October 11, 2017 – The Revelstoke Nordic Ski Club is seeking a Club Manager for the coming season to ensure effective and efficient operations of the Nordic Club and its facilities under the … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Frozen Thunder 2017 on Nov. 1 and 3 – Race Notice

October 10, 2017 (Canmore, Alta.) – Frozen Thunder will be held Nov. 1 featuring a Classic Sprint in Kings Court format followed by a 7.5/10 km free technique, individual start time trial on Nov. … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Masters World Cup 2018 in Minneapolis – Registration is Now OPEN

October 09, 2017 (Minneapolis, Minnesota) – On-line registration for the 2018 Masters World Cup of Nordic skiing is now open. The World Cup event caters to men and women skiers of all abilities … READ MORE → 0 comments

Legendary Marty Hall to be Inducted into U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame

October 09, 2017 (Ishpeming, Michigan) – Legendary cross-country ski coach Marty Hall and longtime U.S. Ski Team supporter Thom Weisel were among eight noted athletes and sport builders announced as inductees to the … READ MORE → 0 comments

CCC/XC Ski Nation Announces 17 New Rollerski Drill Videos Now Posted

October 08, 2017 – CCC/XC Ski Nation is pleased to announce that 17 new videos of rollerski drills (balance and agility) have been added to CCC’s Athlete Development Matrix (ADM) for CCC coaches. These … READ MORE → 0 comments

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USA Nordic to Take Over Full Operation of Women’s Ski Jumping Team

October 07, 2017 (Park City, UT) – USA Nordic is excited to announce that it has come to an agreement with Women’s Ski Jumping USA (WSJ USA) to take over full responsibilities for … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Early Season Team Training at SilverStar Nordic

October 06, 2017 (Silver Star Mountain, BC) – The trail system at SilverStar Nordic and Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre is well known as some of the best early season skiing in North America. … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Quebec City to Host FIS XC Ski World Cup Again in 2019 and 2020

October 06, 2017 (Quebec City, QC) – News doesn’t get any fresher than this! With the annual FIS (International Ski Federation) Technical Committee and FIS Cross-Country Committee meetings still underway in Zurich, it … READ MORE → 0 comments

2017 CXC Winter Camps Registration Now OPEN

October 06, 2017 – The 2017 CXC Winter Open Camp Series schedule is set for the upcoming on-snow training season. Each camp fee includes room, board, meal plan, coaching, presentations and informational seminars … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunity – Senior Coordinator, Digital Media Content @ Canadian Paralympic Committee

October 05, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – The Senior Coordinator, Digital Media Content is a key member of the Communications and Marketing Team who engages the community and builds the CPC brand through a … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Hudson’s Bay Launches Team Canada Collection For PyeongChang 2018

October 04, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – Canada’s iconic retailer, Hudson’s Bay, unveiled the Team Canada Collection that will outfit Canadian athletes at the upcoming Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018. Fifteen Canadian … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunity – Edmonton Nordic Seeks Biathlon Head Coach

October 03, 2017 (Edmonton, AB) – The Edmonton Nordic Ski Club (ENSC) is looking for a Biathlon Head Coach to begin coaching as of December 1, 2017. This is a part-time (20 hours … READ MORE → 0 comments

Bjørn Dæhlie Ranked Among Richest People in Norway

October 02, 2017 (Norway) – Retired xc skier, Bjørn Dæhlie, aged 50, is among the 400 richest people in Norway reports Kapital magazine. With an estimated worth of 625 million kroner ($78 million … READ MORE → 0 comments

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WADA Publishes 2018 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods

October 01, 2017 – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published the 2018 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (List); along with, the 2018 Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes. The List, which was approved … READ MORE → 0 comments

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New Team USA Winter Sport Recovery Drinks Could Be Recipe for PyeongChang Olympic Success

September 30, 2017 (Park City, Utah) – It took 10 years for Susie Parker-Simmons, a senior sport dietitian with the United States Olympic Committee, to design a hot recovery drink. As the president … READ MORE → 0 comments

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New High Performance Ski Poles Supplier KV+ Joins Cross-Country Canada’s Official Supplier Pool

September 29, 2017 (Canmore, AB) – Cross-Country Ski de fond Canada is excited to announce a new addition to Canada’s Official Supplier Pool program. Swiss ski gear manufacturer KV+ is thrilled to add … READ MORE → 0 comments

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West Yellowstone Fall Training Camp – Ski With a Pro Registration Now Open

September 29, 2017 (West Yellowstone, MT) – Come and join our professional coaching staff to get a “jump start” on your 2017 – 2018 ski season during the Yellowstone Ski Festival.  The staff … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Russian Warrant Issued for Rodchenkov former Director of Anti-doping Lab that Oversaw Sochi 2014

September 29, 2017 – According to several news sources Russian whistle-blower Grigory Rodchenkov, the former director of Moscow’s anti-doping lab that oversaw drug testing at the 2014 Winter Olympics Sochi, is on an … READ MORE → 0 comments

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NYSEF Climb to the Castle Rollerski Race Report, Results, PHOTOS

September 28, 2017 (Whiteface Mountain, New York) – We would like to share some fast results and photos with you from Climb to the Castle which took place on Sunday, Sept. 24. This rollerski … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Dæhlie Sportswear Signs for Three More Years with Visma Ski Classics

September 28, 2017 – The Norweigan sports clothing manufacturer Dæhlie have after a first successful season as the official clothing partner to Visma Ski Classics, prolonged the cooperation for the coming three seasons.
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September 28, 2017 With over 100 of the world’s best para-athletes, this international world-class event will take place at the world-renowned Canmore Nordic Centre. Para-Nordic skiing is a sport for participants with physical … READ MORE → 0 comments

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National Coaches Week Sept. 23-30 #ThanksCoach

September 27, 2017 – National Coaches Week, Sept. 23-30, is a week to celebrate the tremendous positive impact coaches have on athletes and communities across Canada. This week is an opportunity to recognize … READ MORE → 0 comments

2017-2018 Female Athlete Mentorship Program

September 26, 2017 – The CCC Women’s Committee has been coordinating the Female Athlete Mentorship Program since 2010 with females on the National Talent Squad. The goal of the program is to create … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Saints Contribute $20,000 to Duluth XC Ski Club’s Nordic Center Project

September 25, 2017 (Duluth, Minnesota) – Plans to bring state-of-the-art snowmaking for cross-country skiing to Duluth received a $20,000 injection from St. Scholastica touted as a a “win-win” for the Saints and the city says Chad … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Coupe Skinouk Announces Inaugural Rollerski Race – Oct. 28

September 24, 2017 – Club Skinouk invites you to its first roller ski race; a CPL race and offering cash awards to the winners. It will be held on October 28th in the Gatineau … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunity – Program and Communications Coordinator @ Cross Country Alberta

September 23, 2017 (Edmonton, Alta.) – Are you passionate about Cross Country Skiing in Alberta?  This is your opportunity to make a tangible and positive difference in the sport.  Cross Country Alberta is … READ MORE → 0 comments

PyeongChang 2018 Competition Schedule Revealed – 102 Gold Medal Events

September 22, 2017 (PyeongChang, Korea) – With less than 150 days to go until the world’s biggest festival of winter sports, the competition schedule for PyeongChang 2018 has now been confirmed.
“The countdown to … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunity – Lead Coach (Part Time) Nordic/Biathlon Junior COMPetitive Program at Highlands Trailblazers

September 22, 2017 (Duntroon, ON) – The Highlands Trailblazers seeks an experienced competitive skier with strong coaching skills to manage the training program for this Junior Competitive (“Jr. Comp”) racing program the Club … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Team Madshus Welcomes Liz Stephen

September 21, 2017 – Madshus, providers of high quality Nordic sks, boots, and poles, has added a new athlete to the U.S. team. Nordic Skier Liz Stephen has joined the Madshus team roster, … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Kowalczyk and Chernousov Win Fiemme Rollerski Cup on Alpe Cermi + Video of Course

September 20, 2017 (Val di Fiemme, ITA) – Today the beautiful Val di Fiemme (Italy) hosted a wonderful and rainy long distance rollerski race between Ziano and Alpe Cermis, the same final climb … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunity – Office Administrator @ Cross Country Ski de fond Canada

September 19, 2017 (Canmore, AB) – Cross Country Ski de fond Canada has an immediate opening for a challenge-driven, organized, and detail-oriented team player with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills. The Office Administrator … READ MORE → 0 comments

CXC Partners With the YMCA of the Rockies

September 18, 2017 – The Central Cross Country Skiing (CXC) has entered into partnership agreement with the YMCA of the Rockies. This partnership is designed to help promote and market both organizations; ultimately … READ MORE → 0 comments

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First Dusting of Snow at SilverStar Mountain Resorts

September 18, 2017 (Silver Star, BC) – Silver Star Mountain has reported it’s first dusting of snow. Don’t miss out on this year’s best prices for Season Passes. Come see us at our final … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Report Says XC Ski Equipment Sales to Reach $50 Million US by 2022

September 17, 2017 – A research report by Fact.MR claims to provide an in-depth analysis of the global cross-country ski equipment market for the forecast period 2017-2022, and projects it will hit $50 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Job Opportinity – Part-time Club Manager @ Nakkertok Nordic

September 16, 2017 (Cantley, Quebec) – Nakkertok Nordic is Canada’s largest cross country ski club, with over 1500 members and a full range of recreational and competitive skiing programs. Our skiing facility includes … READ MORE → 0 comments

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NTDC 2017/18 Team Officially Launched

September 15, 2017 (Thunder Bay, ON) – The National Team Development Centre Thunder Bay (NTDC Thunder Bay) officially launched its  2017-18 Team last weekend in a reception held at the Royal Canadian Legion … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Gatineau Loppet Registration NOW Open With A Most Welcome Surprise – Feb. 16-18

September 15, 2017 (Gatineau, QC) – As the leaves on the trees around the region slowly change colours, Gatineau Loppet organizers are focused on one thing only —cold and snow—as they gear up … READ MORE → 0 comments

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17 Anti-doping Agencies Call for Russian Ban from Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games

September 14, 2017 (Denver, CO) – Following a meeting in Denver, CO, a group of 17 of the world’s leading anti-doping agencies that make up the National Anti-Doping Organisation (NADO), have called on the International … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Volvo Challenge Roller Ski Race Report, Results + PHOTOS

September 13, 2017 (Sherbrooke, QC) – This past Saturday in Sherbrooke Quebec, was held the second edition of the Volvo Challenge roller ski race. More than 50 top Nordic skiers competed in this … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Russian Cyclists File Lawsuit Against WADA and Canada’s Richard McLaren Over Doping Reports

September 12, 2017 – A $7 million lawsuit has been filed by three Russian cyclists against the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren reports the Globe and Mail and the … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Team USA Romps at New Zealand Winter Games with 4 Victories and 9 Podiums

September 11, 2017 (Wanaka, New Zealand) – The U.S. Ski Team collected podium spot after podium spot through two solid days of cross country racing at New Zealand’s Snow Farm as a part … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Formica Canada to Support Cendrine Browne in the Run-up to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games

September 11, 2017 (Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC) – Formica Canada Inc. is proud to support Cendrine Browne, a rising star in Canadian cross-country skiing, in the run-up to the Olympic Games. Cendrine posted excellent results … READ MORE → 0 comments

Borah Teamwear Preseason Nordic Program

September 10, 2017 (Coon Valley, WI) – It might only be September, but now is the time to think custom Nordic team uniforms for the upcoming season. That’s why Borah Teamwear is offering … READ MORE → 0 comments

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First Ever FIS Cross-Country Competitions in Chile

September 09, 2017 – From Sunday, Sept. 3 until Tuesday, Sept. 5 the ski resort Termas de Chillan hosted the first ever FIS Cross-Country competitions in Chile. A total of seven nations took … READ MORE → 0 comments

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– New CCC/XC Ski Nation videos on rollerski braking techniques have been added to CCC’s Athlete Development Matrix (ADM) for CCC coaches. These videos show different techniques for slowing down and braking while rollerskiing. … READ MORE → 0 comments