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The SuperTour is a vital piece of U.S. Ski & Snowboard’s development program, providing top level racing at key cross country centers around the nation [P] USSA
U.S. Ski & Snowboard Announces Eight-Stop SuperTour for 2017-18

June 27, 2017 (Park City, Utah) – Top U.S. cross country athletes will race in seven cities across North America in the 2017-18 iteration of the SuperTour. The tour is a series of … READ MORE → 0 comments

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CCSAA Summer Summit on June 28 in Woodstock, VT – Register Today

June 26, 2017 (Pomfret, Vermont) – I wanted to give you a quick reminder of the upcoming CCSAA Summer Summit on June 28 at the Suicide Six Ski Area in Pomfret, VT.  More … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Space Dogs Dachstein Glacier Ski Trip Sept. 28 – Oct. 8

June 25, 2017 – The Space Dogs Ski Club is organizing a Masters ski trip to Dachstein Glacier in late September, and there are still some spots available on the trip. The club’s … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Canadian Paralympic Double Medallist Erik Carleton Calls it a Career with Para-Nordic Team

June 24, 2017 (Canmore, AB) – After successfully achieving his dream of not only competing for Canada at a Paralympic Winter Games, but guiding Brian McKeever to two gold medals in Sochi, Erik … READ MORE → 0 comments

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USA Nordic Sport Names Men’s Teams for Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined

June 23, 2017 Park City, UT – As the summer training season begins and athletes all over the world lay the groundwork for the upcoming Olympic season, USA Nordic has officially named their … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Developing Cross-Country Skiing in Iceland

June 22, 2017 (Iceland) – Under the banner of the FIS Solidarity programme, the Icelandic Ski Association hosted a successful summer training camp for cross-country skiers from 8th-11th June 2017. The initiative aimed … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Toyota Expands Partnership With U.S. Ski & Snowboard Teams

June 21, 2017 (ParkCity, Utah) – U.S. Ski & Snowboard has named Toyota as the official automotive and mobility partner of the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Teams, bringing the world’s top automaker together … READ MORE → 0 comments

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USA Nordic Promotes Martin Bayer to Nordic Combined Head Coach

June 20, 2017 (Park City, UT) – USA Nordic recently announced that Martin Bayer has been selected as the new Head Coach for the Men’s Nordic Combined national team. Bayer’s promotion is the culmination … READ MORE → 0 comments

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U.S. Ski & Snowboard Unveils New Brand

June 19, 2017 (Park City, Utah) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association today unveiled its official rebrand as U.S. Ski & Snowboard. Along with the name change, a new brand mark will … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Roller Ski World Record Attempt

June 18, 2017 (Hayscastle, Wales) – Welsh cross-country ski instructor, Chris Gouldsmith, will attempt to establish a world record by roller skiing 1,450km / 900 miles from Land’s End to John O’Groats on … READ MORE → 1 comment

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Job Opportunity – University of Alaska Fairbanks Seeks Assistant Coach

June 17, 2017 (Fairbanks, Alaska) – The Department of Athletics at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is seeking applicants to fill the position for the Assistant Coach for the Men’s and Women’s Nordic … READ MORE → 0 comments

Ridgefield resident Leslie Krichko was recently inducted into the Maine Sports Hall of Fame [P] Ridgefield Press
Leslie Krichko Inducted into Maine Sports Hall of Fame

June 16, 2017 – The only drawback for Leslie Krichko? She had to give a speech. “I was extremely nervous and stressed out,” said Krichko, a longtime Ridgefield resident and two-time Olympian. “I’m … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Registration for the 2017-18 CCC Coaching License is Now Open

June 15, 2017 – All coaches coaching for more than seven hours/year need to sign up for the CCC Coaching License before starting to coach after July 1, 2017. On July 1, 2017, … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunity – Part-time Cross Country Ski Head Coach @ Calgary Ski Club

June 14, 2017 – The Calgary Ski Club (CSC) is seeking a Part-Time Cross Country Ski Head Coach to support and develop CSC’s cross-country ski lessons program, focusing on recreation, dryland fitness, and … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Tom Smith Named Head Nordic Ski Coach at Michigan Tech

June 13, 2017 (Houghton, Mich.) – Tom Smith has been named the head coach of the Michigan Tech men’s and women’s Nordic ski teams athletic director Dr. Suzanne Sanregret announced today. Smith brings … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunities – Manager, Games Operations and Delivery & Manager, Paralympic Performance @ Canadian Paralympic Committee

June 12, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – The Canadian Paralympic Committee is hiring for the positions of Manager, Games Operations and Delivery, and Manager of Paralympic Performance. Both positions are full-time with an Application … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunities – Graphic Designer & Associate Manager @ Canadian Olympic Committee

June 11, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – The Canadian Olympic Committee is hiring for the positions of Graphic Designer, and Associate Manager. Be a part of building and growing a leading national sports brand. … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Lahti 2017 Makes Considerable Impact

June 10, 2017 – An impact study conducted by Sportcal, an experienced provider of sports market intelligence, reported that the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2017 in Lahti (FIN) achieved nearly all of … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Norway Launches Prosjekt 2022 to Foster Women’s Nordic Combined and Ski Jumping

June 09, 2017 – With the support of “Olympiatoppen”, the Norwegian Ski Federation has launched a project to foster the development of women’s Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined in Norway. The project with … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Olympian and Coach John Bower Passes Away

June 08, 2017 (Park City, UT) – Olympic skier John Bower, the first American to win the prestigious nordic combined King’s Cup, as well as a formative coach and leader of the U.S. … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Canadian Paralympic Committee and Pfizer Canada Inc. Announce Renewal of Partnership Through to 2019

June 08, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – Celebrating more than 20 years of partnership, the Canadian Paralympic Committee and Pfizer Canada Inc. are pleased today to announce the renewal of their partnership agreement of … READ MORE → 0 comments

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National Nordic Foundation Board of Directors Elects New Chairman

June 07, 2017 – The National Nordic Foundation (NNF) is excited to announce the election of a new Chairman of the Board, Peter Ashley. Peter succeeds former Executive Director and long-time Board Chair, … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Therese Johaug Has Her Day in Court – CAS Ruling Expected in Three Weeks

June 06, 2017 ( Lausanne, Switzerland) – Norwegian cross-country ski superstar Therese Johaug was in tears during her day in court reports AP. She told Norwegian television that “…all my memories came back … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Crosscut Mountain Sports Center Acquires Bohart Ranch Property

June 06, 2017 (Bozeman, Montana) – Local non-profit Crosscut Mountain Sports Center (CMSC) today announced closing on the longawaited acquisition of Bohart Ranch in Bridger Canyon. This landmark deal represents a commitment to … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Inaugural Mount-Royal Challenge in Montreal a Success

June 05, 2017 (Montreal, Que.) – It was a beautiful sunny Sunday on June 4 that greeted 48 athletes, their coaches and some parents from four clubs near Montreal, Que. to the first … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunity at Cross-country Skiing Quebec – Administrative Assistant / Accounting Officer

June 04, 2017 (Saint-Sauveur, Que.) – Cross-country Skiing Québec is looking for an Administrative Assistant / Administrative / Accounting Officer to work out their offices in Saint-Sauveur, Que. beginning in August 2017.

Job Location: Saint-Sauveur
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U.S. Paralympics Nordic Skiing Names 2017-18 National Team

June 03, 2017 (Colorado Springs, Colorado) — Thirteen athletes, including seven U.S. Paralympians in Nordic skiing, were named to the 2017-2018 U.S. Paralympics Nordic Skiing National Team today by U.S. Paralympics, a division … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Interview with Caitlin and Brian Gregg at the Fossavatnsgangan Iceland Loppet

June 02, 2017 (Iceland) – Americans Caitlin Gregg and Brian Gregg recently took part in the final Worldloppet of the 2016/17 season at the Fossavatnsgangan Iceland Loppet. The two, who are both prolific … READ MORE → 0 comments

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UM Presque Isle Names New Nordic Ski Coach

June 01, 2017 (Presque Isle, ME) –  The University of Maine at Presque Isle is happy to announce the hiring of Tim Whiton as the new Head Nordic Ski Coach. The position became … READ MORE → 0 comments

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First Women’s Nordic Combined US National Championships Confirmed

May 31, 2017 (Park City, Utah) – US Ski & Snowboard excitedly announced that the inaugural Women’s Nordic Combined National Championships will be contested in Lake Placid, NY alongside their male counterparts on … READ MORE → 0 comments

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USA Nordic Honored at Annual USSA Awards Ceremony

May 30, 2017 (Park City, UT) – USA Nordic Sport was honored to be presented with the Russell Wilder Award in recognition of service to youth at the recent USSA annual awards ceremony … READ MORE → 0 comments

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FIS Cross-Country World Cup presented by Viessmann 2017/18 Calendar Confirmed

May 29, 2017 – The FIS Council held its Spring Meeting in Portoroz (SLO) on Sunday 28th May, 2017. The FIS Council confirmed the calendar of the FIS Cross-Country World Cup presented by … READ MORE → 1 comment

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XC Ski Ontario Inaugural Volunteer of the Year Awarded to John Langstone

May 28, 2017 – Congratulations to John Langstone, inaugural recipient of Cross Country Ski Ontario Volunteer of the Year Award. Langstone’s longstanding commitment as webmaster of xco.org was honoured at the XCSO 2017 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Chelsea Nordiq – Capital Development Team Welcomes XC Skiers and Biathletes

May 27, 2017 – The Capital Development Team (CDT) is an all season program for both Cross Country Skiers and Biathletes that are in the Competition Development (Learn to Compete) and Train to … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Interview with US XC Ski Head Coach Chris Grover at FIS Calendar Conference in Slovenia

May 26, 2017 (Portoroz, Slovenia) – SkiTrax‘s Peter Graves caught up with Chris Grover, head coach of the U.S. Cross Country Ski Team, during the FIS Calendar Conference at the Grand Hotel Bernardin in … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Emerald Expositions Acquires Snow Show from SnowSports Industries America – Joint OR/SIA Event Slated for Jan. 2018

May 25, 2017 (San Juan Capistrano, California) – Emerald Expositions, LLC (“Emerald Expositions”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Emerald Expositions Events, Inc. (NYSE: EEX), producer of Outdoor Retailer and a leading U.S. business-to-business … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunity – Head Club Coach and Masters Coach @ Arrowhead Nordic Ski Club

May 24, 2017 (Huntsville, ON) – Arrowhead Nordic Ski Club, located in the stunningly beautiful Muskoka district comprised of lakes and rolling Canadian Shield, is in need of a Head Club Coach and Masters … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Johaug CAS Court Date Set for June 6

May 23, 2017 – According to The Associated Press, Norwegian star cross-country skier Therese Johaug has a court date set to take place on June 6, 2017 for her ongoing doping case. The … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Mile High Wine Festival at SilverStar Mountain Resort – Canada’s Highest Outdoor Wine Tasting

May 22, 2017 – Ever wonder what happens at SilverStar Mountain Resort when the snow’s gone? This summer SilverStar and Okanagan Wine Festivals are proud to bring back Canada’s highest outdoor wine tasting, The … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Lead Event Timer Opportunity @ SportStats – Deadline May 22

May 22, 2017 – Sportstats is a global leader in sports event timing with over 800 events timed annually. We are a key partner to several internationally renowned running and multisport organisations as … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunity – Nakkertok Racing Program Development Coaches

May 21, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – The Nakkertok Nordic Racing Program would like to hire up to 3 enthusiastic and committed individuals to assist in the delivery and implementation of the periodized training … READ MORE → 0 comments

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APU Masters Eagle Glacier Camp Public – 9 Slots Remaining

May 20, 2017 (Alaska) – Have you ever wondered what summer training on Eagle Glacier is all about? Have you heard stories from your kids, friends or Elite athletes about the wonders of … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Sunshine Village Nordic Skiing Open Through to May 22

May 19, 2017 – Sunshine is grooming for cross-country beginning today through the May long weekend, May 22nd.  Their plan is to groom every evening and re-groom in the morning if there was … READ MORE → 0 comments

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China Sees Explosive Growth in Skiing

May 18, 2017 (Beijing, China) – There has been explosive growth in the Chinese ski industry in recent years a reports Sixth Tone. In 2013 there were 408 ski resorts in China versus … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Pfizer Canada Inc. Announced as Title Sponsor of the VISTA 2017 Conference for Para Sports

May 17, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – The Canadian Paralympic Committee, Pfizer Canada Inc., the Canadian Sport Institute Ontario and the International Paralympic Committee are pleased to announce a new partnership that names the … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Canadian Cross Country Athletes Meet International Performance Benchmarks

May 16, 2017 – Cross Country Canada (CCC) has released its annual list of athletes meeting international performance benchmarks during the 2016-17 ski season. The list, which is made up of 45 of … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Tomas Northug Ends his Skiing Career

May 15, 2017 – Norway’s Tomas Northug has decided to end professional skiing career. “It’s hard but but I made the decision and now I will see what the future holds,” he told … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Italy’s Next Biathlon Generation – Michela, Irene and Samuela Win a Record 8 Medals

May 14, 2017 – The Italian team came to the IBU Youth/Junior World Championships in Osrblie as a question mark; young talent with good training brought together by an experienced staff of coaches, … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Attention Athletes and Coaches – Take the CCC Women’s Committee Survey

May 13, 2017 – The Cross Country Canada Women’s Committee is asking female athletes and coaches to complete our annual survey. We use your responses to plan our initiatives so your participation is very … READ MORE → 0 comments

[P] Montmorency Forest

(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 October 27th, exclusive in … READ MORE → 0 comments