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USSA SuperTour West Yellowstone 1.5km FR Sprint Results, Photos – Von Jess and Canada’s Marshall in Charge

November 28, 2014 (West Yellowstone, Montana) – Dakota Black Horse Von Jess (Bend Endurance Academy) took his first unofficial victory of the season topping the men’s field in the season opener USSA SuperTour … READ MORE → 0 comments

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SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2014/15 Contest – DEADLINE EXTENDED

November 28, 2014 (Toronto, ON) – We’re pleased to announce that the deadline for the SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2014/15 International Contest has been extended until 12 midnight EST on Thurs, Nov. 28. … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Iceland’s Fossavatn Ski Marathon Celebrates 80 Years and Joins Worldloppet Family

November 28, 2014 – Fossavatnsgangan (Fossavatn Ski Marathon) in Iceland is looking forward to a memorable 2015 season. This year will not only mark the 80th anniversary of the event, it will also … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Nov 28: FIS XC Contest – Win a...

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– Do you train hard and beyond limits? Share your best training picture with us and win a Polar M400 heart rate monitor. To enter the contest post a picture on your Instagram account … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 28: USSA SuperTour West Yellowstone FR Sprints...

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(West Yellowstone, Montana) – Check out this live feed on XCountry Live direct from West Yellowstone where the 2014/15 USSA SuperTour season opener 1.5km FR Sprints are underway today. Then on Saturday, Nov. 29 check … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 28: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2014/15...

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(Toronto, ON) – This is your last chance to register your team in the 7th annual SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2014/15 International Contest for a shot at winning the grand prize Fischer Carbonlite … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 28: Alex Harvey Says He’s Ready to...

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(Montreal, QC) – As a new Olympic cycle begins, Canadian XC ski veteran Alex Harvey does not intend to slow down. His 2013-2014 season was marked by ups and downs. Among the highlights, was … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 28: FIS Athletes’ Commission Accepting Nomations for...

Members of the FIS Athletes' Commission at Congress [P]FIS

– National Ski Associations are invited to submit nominations of candidates for the FIS Athletes’ Commission during the respective FIS World Championships in 2015. The Commission, which discusses and addresses issues concerning athletes, is … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 27: Happy Thanksgiving Blog and Twitter Roundup...

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– SkiTrax would like to wish our neighbours a very US Happy Thanksgiving. We hope you have a wonderful holiday and find the time to play in the snow… if you’re lucky enought to … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 27: Craftsbury Opener Goes Low-Fluoro this Weekend...

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(Craftsbury, VT) – We’re excited to invite everyone to the Craftsbury Opener this Sunday, November 30. In a new twist this season, we’re making one change to  this traditional early season interval start freestyle … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 27: Get Amped With this FIS Nordic...

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– FIS has launched an action-packed teaser video to get fans amped for the start of the 2014-15 World Cup season that kicks off this weekend in Kuusamo, Finland. Check it out, re-live last … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 26: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2014/15...

1st Prize - Fischer Carbonlite Package

(Toronto, ON) – The final countdown is underway as the deadline approaches to register your team in the 7th annual SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2014/15 International Contest. The grand prize is a Fischer … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 26: FIS Cross Country Talk Interview w/Kikkan...

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– During the recent FIS Council meetings in Oberhofen (SUI), FIS Athlete Commission Chair Kikkan Randall from the USA took a historic seat at the table of the FIS Council meetings. FIS Cross-country caught … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 26: Bend Endurance Academy Announces New Head...

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(Bend, OR) – Bend Endurance Academy (BEA) announced earlier this month that Jordan Buetow has joined the coaching staff as head Nordic Development Team Coach for the 2014 – 15 ski season.  Jordan Buetow, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 26: FIS World Cup #1 Ruka Preview...

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– For the 13th time, the FIS Cross-Country World Cup and the Nordic Opening will take place in Ruka (FIN). This upcoming weekend, the FIS Cross-Country World Cup will begin in the gateway to … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 25: Job Opportunity – Cross Country...

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– Cross Country Alberta would like to announce the opening of a one year temporary position for Program Coordinator, covering a maternity leave. The position will commence on January 12, 2015. Please find the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 25: NNF News – Drive for 25...

NNF 2014 Thank You [P]NNF

– This year the Drive for 25 raised over $215k for Cross Country and Nordic Combined development programs. Every year our Nordic community says YES WE CAN and collectively we come together for our next generation … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 25: Alysson Marshall Blog – The Canadian...

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– You may have seen the new fundraising campaign on the CCC website: The Canadian Excellence Fund. This is something I have been working hard on with CCC for a few months and that … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 24: US Cross Country Team Named for...

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(Park City, Utah) – The 2014-15 U.S. Cross Country Ski Team was announced today on the eve of the International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup opener this weekend in Ruka, Finland. All 10 members … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 24: Job Opportunity – Athlete Coach Services...

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– The Canadian Sport Institute Pacific is a world class Olympic and Paralympic training environment as designated by Own the Podium. Through the support of our national and provincial partners, our team of sport … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 23: Interview with Devon...

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(Gallivare, Sweden) – Following today’s 15km CL race at the SportEvent Gällivare Lapland venue where he placed 5th we caught up with Canadian veteran Devon Kershaw for a brief chat. This was his first … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 23: SportEvent Gällivare 10/15km CL – Alex...

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(Gallivare, Sweden) – Canada’s Alex Harvey landed on the podium again claiming 3rd with teammate Devon Kershaw 5th in the men’s 10km CL at the SportEvent Gällivare competitions today in Sweden in the lead … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 23: FIS XC Pre-World Cup Competition Round...

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– It as another busy day of competition across Scandinavia including Rovaniemi, Finland; Beitostolen, Norway; Bruksvallarna, Sweden; Saariselkae, Finland; Gallivare, Sweden. Our next race report will be from the World Cup season opener next weekend … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 23: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2014/15...

(Toronto, ON) – With over 150 team entries so far, our 7th annual SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2014/15 International Contest for skiers around the world, is well under way. Featuring over $4,000 in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 23: Sadie Bjornsen Takes Over at Sodie...

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(Muonio, Finland) – The US XC Ski Team is in Finland preparing for the upcoming FIS World Cup season that starts next weekend in Kuusamo and Sadie Bjornsen is now up at our ”Sodie” Training … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 22: Internship Opportunity – TwentyTen...

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(Toronto, ON) – The TwentyTen Group is a leading-edge strategic marketing and sponsorship firm with a growing international client base. Operating in Toronto and Vancouver, the TwentyTen Group strives to elevate the potential of … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 22: Perianne Jones and Sergey Ustiugov Win...

Perianne Jones [P] Yngve Johansson, Imega Promotion

(Gallivare, Sweden) – Canada’s Perianne Jones earned her first FIS victory in the women’s 1.2km CL sprint today to kick off her season while Russia’s Sergey Ustiugov pipped fellow Canuck Alex Harvey with a … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 21: Interview with Canadian XC Ski Team...

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(Gallivare, Sweden) – SkiTrax caught up with Justin Wadsworth, the Head Coach of the Canadian National Ski Team, that is currently at their final training camp in Gallivare, Sweden. The squad is preparing for … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 21: The Grinders Launch New Pro Nordic...

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(Canmore, AB) – The Grinders are Rich Pettit and Geret Coyne. If you have competed on the international Nordic circuit for Canada in the last 25 years, you will likely remember having your skis … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 21: Johaug and Sundby Dominate in Beitostolen...

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– Therese Johaug and Martin Johnsrud Sundby started their seasons off just as they left them in March of 2014.  Both Johaug and Sundby took home the Overall World Cup crystal globes in 2013-14 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 21: Kalla and Olsson Tops at Swedish...

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– The opening weekend of competition in Bruksvallarna, Sweden, featuring most of the Swedish National team, saw Charlotte Kalla and Johan Olsson victorious in the 5/10 km classic events.

Today’s event was the first of … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 21: Frozen Thunder 2014 Recap Video Gets...

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– Check out this great Frozen Thunder 2014 recap video from Buff Canada at the season-opener in Canmore as North American athletes got their ski on. From start to finish, this clip featuring slick … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 20: Agenda 2020 Strategic Roadmap for Future...

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– On November 18, IOC President Thomas Bach revealed the 40 proposals that make up Olympic Agenda 2020, a strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement.
During the public launch of the recommendations … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 20: Women’s Ski Jumping USA Names Nine...

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(Park City, UT) – Nine top U.S. women ski jumpers have been named to the 2014-15 U.S. Visa Women’s Ski Jumping Team ahead of an exciting World Championships, World Cup, and Continental Cup schedule.Veteran ski … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 20: Dahria Beatty Blog – Bringing Fast...

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– My past month has been full of fun events, highlights being the Fast and Female Power hour in Whitehorse in conjunction with my trip home and starting the race season with the two … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 20: Canadian Excellence Fund – Support Our...

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(Canmore, AB) – As we enter a new Olympic quadrennial, Canada is searching for our next generation of World Cup athletes. We have a strong group of developing athletes but they need to gain … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 19: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2014/15...

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(Toronto, ON) – With the first FIS World Cup kicking off the season in Kuusamo, Finland on Nov. 29, we’re pleased to announce the launch of our annual SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2014/15 Contest … READ MORE →2 comments

Nov 19: FIS XC Season Gets Underway with...

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– The FIS Cross-Country World Cup 2014/15 presented by Viessmann starts next week in Ruka (FIN) but the Cross-Country Skiing season already started last weekend with the first competitions of the Eastern Europe Cup … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 19: Methow Valley Nordic Team Youth Program...

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(Winthrop, WA) – Help us raise money for the Methow Valley Nordic Team. There are approximately 110 youth skiers involved in our program – almost 20% of our youth population skis! Your support helps … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 19: Craftsbury Outdoor Center to Host USSA...

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(Craftsbury Common, VT) – 11 days. 7 races. Eastern Cups, SuperTours, Carnival Races, Masters Races, and the always timeless Craftsbury Marathon. Hundreds of racers from all over the country, including top domestic skiers competing … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 18: CXC to Host Level 100 Coaches...

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– CXC will host a day-long Level 100 CXC/USSA Coaches Certification program in Minneapolis on Sunday November 30th. The program will be conducted from 8am to 5 pm at the Loppet Foundation Headquarters located … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 18: Callaghan Gold – Early Snow at...

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(Callaghan Valley, BC) – Cross Country BC held its fall Callaghan Valley Training Centre / BC Ski Team / BC Development Squad Camp on ski trails made from stored snow at Whistler Olympic Park … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 18: NNF’s Drive For 25 – Huge...

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– Through participation, through donations, through general energy, this was the most powerful Drive for 25 yet. Thanks to all who donated, share, posted, ambassador-ed, and generally kept the drive alive for the last … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 18: Bjarne Nielsen’s North Pole Sit Ski...

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– On April 23 Shaw Media and Muse Entertainment announced the start of production on March to the Pole, a documentary following four injured Canadian soldiers trekking into the High Arctic as part of … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 18: Olympic Biathlon Champ Domracheva Signs 4-Year...

Darya Domracheva (Blr) [P] Excel Sports

– The Belarusian biathlete “Queen of Sochi” signed today a 4-year contract with Exel Poles. For the upcoming season, Darya will be using Exel´s new and revolutionary X-Curve X-HMC 100 and the widely popular … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 17: CAAWS Accepting Nominations for Most Influential...

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(Ottawa, ON) – Starting today you can publicly recognize and honour an influential woman by nominating her to be included on The Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 17: 2014-2015 North American Snowshoe Racing...

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– The International Snowshoe Federation and the US Snowshoe Association have released their calendars of exciting snowshoe racing events coming to North America this 2014-15 season. The 2015 International Snowshoeing Federation World Snowshoe Championships … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 17: CCES Supports New Lyle Makosky Values...

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(Ottawa, ON) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) is pleased to announce its support of the Lyle Makosky Values and Ethics in Sport Fund – a fund to assist the study … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 16: Kowalczyk Dominates Early Season Races in...

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(Olos, Finland) – Poland’s Justyna Kowalczyk and Finland’s Ari Luusua have won the classic sprint competitions in Olos, Finland on day one of the three-day competition. Kowalczyk was the day’s fastest qualifier and she … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 16: Cross-Country Canada and Project Podium Build...

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(Canmore, AB) – Canada’s best cross-country ski athletes will soon hit the start line on the journey to the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, and Cross Country Ski de Fond Canada (CCC) is … READ MORE → 0 comments

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