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Canadian Team Gears up in Gällivare for World Cup Season

September 19, 2014 (Gällivare, Sweden) – Canada’s national cross-country skiing team is coming to Gällivare for performance fine-tuning, in the lead up to the upcoming 2014–2015 World Cup season! The squad includes World … READ MORE → 0 comments

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WADA Publishes First Ever Athlete Reference Guide to the World Anti-Doping Code

September 19, 2014 (Montreal, QC) – WADA is pleased to announce the publication of the Athlete Reference Guide to the 2015 World Anti-Doping Code. The guide, which will act as a crucial point … READ MORE → 0 comments

FIS Cross-Country Talk Interview w/Devon Kershaw

September 18, 2014 – It’s probably a safe bet to say that Devon Kershaw’s World Cup season and Sochi Olympics last winter didn’t go as he had hoped. He did, however, record a … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Sep 18: NENSA 2014-15 Masters Racing Calendar, Zak...


– The 2014-15 season offers a great slate of races combining to fill the calendar with a challenging and fun series of events contested across New England. NENSA is excited to announce the New … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 18: FIS Development Programme Nordic Summer Training...

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(Val di Fiemme) – The second edition of the FIS Development Programme Nordic Summer Training Camp in Val di Fiemme (ITA) recently concluded with athletes from 16 different nations taking part in the two-week … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 18: Job Opportunity – Gunstock Nordic...

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(Gilford, NH) – Gunstock Mountain Resort is looking for a dynamic leader with a passion for snowsports to manage our Nordic Center. The Nordic Center Manager is responsible for the overall management, organization, supervision … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 17: Wonder If YOU Could Be An...


(Whistler, BC) – Ever wonder If YOU could be an Olympian or Paralympian? CSI Pacific is hosting PODIUM SEARCH on Sept. 20 from 10:30 am to 3:30 pm in Whistler at Canadian Sport Institute … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 17: CPC to Unveil Paralympic FUNdamentals Physical...

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(Toronto, ON) – The Canadian Paralympic Committee is announcing the public availability of a revolutionary new physical literacy program known as the Canadian Paralympic FUNdamentals Physical Literacy Resource:
- Designed to help educators promote physical … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 17: Suncor Increases Funding for ‘Fuelling Athletes...


(Calgary, Alberta) – Petro-Canada, a Suncor Energy business, today announced the 2014 Fuelling Athletes and Coaching Excellence (FACE) recipients along with a major increase in funding for the program. The 2014 FACE recipients from … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 17: Leif Lennie Appointed as Big Thunder...

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(Thunder Bay, Ontario) – Big Thunder Nordic Ski Club’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the hiring of Leif Lennie to the position of Head Coach. In the past 3 years, Lennie has … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 16: CXC Coaches Conference 2014 – Oct....


(Cable, WI) – This year’s CXC Coaches Conference will again be focused on CXC/USSA Level 100 Coaches Certification, introduce CXC/USSA Level 200 Coaches Certification and specific hands-on session for Adaptive coaching. Coaches will be … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 15: Fundraising Evening Benefiting the Pierre Harvey...


(Quebec City, Quebec) – A fundraising evening benefiting the Pierre Harvey National Centre will be held on October 16, starting at 5:00 pm. The event will include a silent auction, a speech by Alex … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 14: Brittany Webster’s

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– Brittany Webster, a 2-time Olympian and 2013 World Championship Team member, just recently launched a fundraising campaign with a goal of raising $19,000 for her 2015 World Cup Ski Season. “Racing professionally and … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 14: Job Opportunities – Four Openings at...

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September 13, 2014 (Peterborough County, Ontario) – The Kawartha Nordic Ski Club (KNSC) is a Nordic ski area located in North Kawartha township, Peterborough County, Ontario. Founded in 1976, Kawartha Nordic offers over 40 kilometres … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 12: Did Northug Receive Special Treatment from...

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(Trondheim, Norway) – Disgraced Norwegian ski star Petter Northug may have received special treatment from police earlier this year reports News in English, Norway. This information is also included in a new book about … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 12: Inaugural FIS Coaching Seminar for Females...

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(Val di Fiemme, Italy) – The first ever FIS Coaching seminar for females on the initiative of the FIS Cross-Country Sub-Committee for ladies was a great success. From 5th-7th September, former top Italian Cross-Country … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 12: Preparations for 2015 FIS Tour de...


– Last week, the main team involved with the FIS Tour de Ski preparations visited the four Tour host venues of Oberstdorf (GER), Val Müstair (SUI), Toblach and Val di Fiemme (both ITA). The … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 11: Inspiring Documentary Following Athlete’s Roller-Ski from...

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(Inuvik, NWT) – An epic journey will begin in Inuvik on September 14, when the seven-time USA champion in biathlon, Raymond Dombrovsky, will embark on a month-long 4,200 mile trip across North America, from … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 11: Job Opportunity – Groomer Operators, Whistler...

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(Whistler, BC) – The Groomer Operators at Whistler Olympic Park ensure that every visitor to one of North America’s preeminent Cross Country Ski facilities has a chance to ski like an Olympian. The trail … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 11: Gunnar Bjertnaes Awarded The King’s Medal...


(Oslo, Norway) – Gunnar Bjertnaes, Chief of Technology at Madshus, was awarded the King’s Medal of Merit (Kongens Fortjenestemedalje) and Diploma of Loyal Service Achievement as well as an invitation to meet Harald 5th the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 11: SIA Releases 2014 Snow Sports Market...


September 10, 2014 (Washington, DC) – SnowSports Industries America (SIA), the snow sports industry’s member-owned trade association, released the 2014 Snow Sports Market Intelligence Report today, covering the ups and downs of the 2013/2014 season. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 09: Canmore Receives First Snow –...

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(Canmore, AB) – Check out the latest pics of the first snowfall taken yesterday in Canmore courtesy of Dave Rees, former president of Cross Country Canada, who writes… “A day in Canmore (today!). Yesterday … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 08: Speed Camp USSA Lake Placid 2014...

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(Lake Placid, New York) – Speed Camp LP was a lot of fun and it was great to be able to connect with the skiing community here in the Lake Placid area. We had … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 07: Mackenzie Investments Signs 4-Year Sponsorship with...

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– From steep downhill runs to deep halfpipes, soaring jumps to grueling trails, starting this winter, Mackenzie Investments will fuel the passion of winter athletes across Canada with a new, four-year sponsorship of Snow … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 07: NANANordic Inspires Kids to...

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(Alaska) – The mission of FIS SnowKidz Organizer NANANordic is to introduce cross-country skiing to rural Alaska through a sustainable Nordic ski programme. In its inaugural year in 2012, NANANordic introduced 650 students in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 06: 8th Annual NYSEF Whiteface Climb to...

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(Wilmington, NY) - Liz Stephen (USST) and Tim Burke (USBA) defended their titles at the 8th annual NYSEF Whiteface Climb to the Castle Rollerski Race. Caitlin Gregg (Team Gregg/Madshus) was second in the women’s race … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 05: Climb to the Castle – Whiteface...

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– New pavement was being put down this afternoon on the final mile climb to the Whiteface Mountain summit. We are hopeful that it will harden overnight and be ready to go in the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 05: The City of Red Deer Named...

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(Calgary, AB) – At a joint media conference this morning held by the Canada Games Council and the Province of Alberta, the City of Red Deer was named host of the 2019 Canada Winter … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 05: The Way I See It –...

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– Flu shot time – do it early and don’t wait. Also think about the pneumonia vaccine and don’t put off a shingles shot – hurts like a bitch if you contact this virus. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 04: NYSEF Whiteface Climb to the Castle...

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(Wilmington, NY) – The countdown to the NYSEF Climb to the Castle Rollerski Race on Saturday, September 6 has started – please review the following important updates.
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Road construction is being … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 03: Madshus Becomes the Exclusive Ski and...


– We are proud to announce that starting September 1, 2014, Madshus and Vasaloppet are entering a collaborative partnership, making Madshus the new exclusive ski and boot supplier of the Vasaloppet. With the new … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 03: Borah Teamwear Launches Individual Custom Ski...


(Coon Valley, Wisconsin) – It’s time to say goodbye to order minimums for custom ski racing suits.  Borah Teamwear is now offering their newest design platform, Individual-Custom, in hopes to provide high-quality custom ski … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 02: Job Opportunity Canadian Paralympic Committee –...

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– The Senior Coordinator, System Development & Education will play a key role in developing a world leading Paralympic sport system in Canada. This position will focus on increasing overall participation through the initial … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 01: Call for Concussion Protocols to Protect...

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(Ottawa, Ontario) – New hard-hitting recommendations by the Canadian Concussion Collaborative call for an end to the haphazard approach to current concussion management for all sports and sporting events in Canada. The recommendations, outlined … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 01: 2014 Coaching Association of Canada’s Petro-Canada...

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(Ottawa, ON) – Canada’s largest conference for coaches, sport administrators, and their peers, the Coaching Association of Canada’s Petro-Canada Sport Leadership sportif Conference, is returning to Ottawa November 6-8th and will bring together over … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 31: Former Nakkertok XC Skier Sets Canadian...

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(Ottawa, ON) – Former national-level cross-country skier, Andrew Stewart-Jones, from the Nakkertok Nordic club is making big waves in the world of rowing after setting a new Canadian record and beating the results of all … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 31: Job Opportunity at Cross Country Canada...

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– Cross Country Canada is the National Sport Organization for cross-country skiing in Canada and is currently seeking to fill the position of Athlete Services Coordinator (“ASC”) for its national office in Canmore, Alberta.
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Aug 30: American Nita Englund 3rd at FIS...

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(Frenstat, Czech Republic) – American Nita Englund, 22, of Steamboat Springs, Colorado secured a third-place finish at the FIS Cup Ladies Normal Hill Individual Competition in Frenstat, Czech. VISA  Women’s Ski Jumping Teammate Nina … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 29: Supercamp XC Ski Fall...

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(Vernon, BC) – It is fall on the mountain. The leaves are tinted red, the huckleberries are ripe and plentiful. Registrations have been coming in from far and wide with 5 Canadian provinces, 6 US states; a … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 29: Interview w/NNF Director Dave Knoop –...

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– National Nordic Foundation Director Dave Knoop a.k.a. “Nordic Dave” of Park City, Utah suffered stroke earlier this month and is recovering at home with minimal lasting effects. The super-fit nordic skier and … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 29: Job Opportunity – Crystal Lake Camp...

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– This position is unique as the member will be working with two organizations. This dual- purposed position will work as the Susquehanna Valley Velo Club (SVVC) Coordinator and as the Crystal Lake Camps … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 28: Vasja Bacj Joins Coaching Staff of...

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(Park City, UT) – Women’s Ski Jumping USA is delighted to welcome Vasja Bajc as the new travel coach. A native Slovenian and former ski jumper on the Yugoslavian national team, Mr. Bajc has … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 28: Summer Blog Roundup with Diggins, Bjornsen,...

Holly Brooks is still training hard with new goals in mind. [P]courtesy of Holly Brooks

– For most of us, summer’s a time to relax and dial things back, but for top XC skiers, the “lazy days” are actually where all of the big gains are made and the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 27: North Face Race to the Top...

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– USST racer Liz Stephen and speedster Justin Freeman topped the women’s and men’s rankings for the North Face Race to the Top of Vermont, a 4.3-mile hill climb run up Mount Mansfield, VT held … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 27: Rehrl Wins Ski Jumping Summer Grand...

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(Villach, Austria) – Austrian youngster Franz-Josef Rehrl has taken the win at the Provisional Competition Round in Villach today. In front of his home crowd, the 21-year old jumped 95.5 metres which was enough … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 26: Far West Nordic Hires Roger Chaney...

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– Far West Nordic Ski Education Association recently announced the hiring of Roger Chaney as the ELITE TEAM’s first official manager. Roger is no stranger to Far West, having grown up in the North Tahoe area … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 26: IPC Nordic Skiing Announces 2014-15 World...

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(Bonn, Germany) – IPC Nordic Skiing have today announced the 2014-15 season calendar, which features four World Cups, including the first ever in South Korea, and the 2015 IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships.
The full … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 25: FIS, German Ski Association Help Develop...

German Ski Association brings XC skiing to Mongolia. [P]courtesy of FIS

– Thanks to an initiative by the German Ski Association, Cross-Country Skiing is developing in Mongolia. Young, talented athletes will soon be attending their first training camp at the Black Forest.

Four years ago, the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 25: Canadian Ski Patrol Seeks New Members...

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(Ottawa, ON) – The Canadian Ski Patrol (CSP), Canada’s leader in advanced first aid services in outdoor settings, is now looking for new members to join our ranks for the 2014-2015 ski season. The … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 24: Men’s Rollerski Speed Camp To Be...

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– The US Cross Country Ski Team will be hosting a Men’s Speed Camp at the Ski jump complex in Lake Placid, NY on Sept. 5th from 4:30-6pm (Across from the Horse show grounds). … READ MORE → 0 comments