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Emily Nishikawa and Evan Palmer-Charrette Crowned Buff Canada Sprint Champions at 2017 Ski Nationals

March 22, 2017 (Canmore, AB) – Emily Nishikawa and Evan Palmer-Charrette celebrated national titles in the Buff Canada sprint races at the 2017 Ski Nationals in Canmore, Alta. on Wednesday afternoon.
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12.03.2017, Kontiolahti, Finland (FIN):
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USA’s Bailey Claims Best-ever 8th Overall at IBU World Cup Finale in Holmenkollen at Oslo – Fourcade Takes 4 Globes Again

March 22, 2017 (Oslo, Norway) – American Lowell Bailey finished a storybook historic season this past weekend with a career-best 8th overall in the men’s World Cup overall rankings. The Lake Placid, N.Y.  … READ MORE → 0 comments

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USA’s Dunklee Career-best 10th Overall as IBU World Cup Season Wraps Up in Oslo

March 22, 2017 (Oslo, Norway) – Following a superb season the USA’s Susan Dunklee finished a career-best 10th overall as the IBU World Cup wrapped up this past weekend at the Holmenkollen in … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Emily Nishikawa and Devon Kershaw Win 10/15km CL Interval Start Races at 2017 Haywood Ski Nationals

March 21, 2017 (Canmore, AB) – Emily Nishikawa and Devon Kershaw battled through incredibly difficult conditions to climb onto the top of the women’s and men’s podiums in the cross-country classic-ski interval start … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Ski Tour Canada Wins Event of the Year at 11th Annual Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance’s PRESTIGE Awards

March 21, 2017 (Ottawa, Ontario) – Recipients of the 11th annual Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance (CSTA) PRESTIGE Awards stretched right across the country from Vancouver, British Columbia to Saint John, New Brunswick. The … READ MORE → 0 comments

Alpine Insurance Joins Forces with the Alberta World Cup Academy as Title Sponsor

March 21, 2017 (Canmore, AB) – The Alberta World Cup Academy, Canada’s premier high performance training centre, is thrilled to welcome Alpine Insurance into its Nordic ski family as a title sponsor for … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Zina Kocher and Graham Nishikawa Win 5/10km F Individual Skate Titles at Haywood Ski Nationals

March 21, 2017 (Canmore, AB) – The Ski Nationals saw a change in the weather, with Saturdays rain making way for cooler temperatures and bright blue skies. Retired national biathlon team member, Zina … READ MORE → 0 comments

Alex Harvey [P] Nordic Focus
Canada’s Harvey Takes Silver in 15km F Pursuit and 3rd Overall in World Cup as Klaebo Wins Quebec City Mini Tour – USA’s Bjornsen 11th Fastest

March 19, 2017 (Quebec City, Que.) – Fans were on the edge of their seats as Canada’s Alex Harvey raced to the finish of the final event of the season the 15km Freestyle … READ MORE → 0 comments

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USA’s Bjornsen Strong 10th in Women’s 10K F Pursuit in Quebec as Bjoergen Wins – Weng Captures World Cup Crystal Globe

March 19, 2017 (Quebec City, Que.) – An all-star line up and perfect sunny skies saw the USA’s Sadie Bjornsen ski a phenomenal final race to claim 10th in the women’s 10 km … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Employment Opportunity Assistant Coach National Team Development Centre – Thunder Bay

March 19, 2017 (Thunder Bay, ON) – The National Team Development Centre (NTDC) – Thunder Bay is one of Canada’s national sanctioned cross-country ski centres, operating as a development team within the framework … READ MORE → 0 comments

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USA’s Bjornsen 15th in Women’s 10K Classic as Norway’s Bjoergen Rules Again – Canada’s Nishikawa 37th

March 18, 2017 (Quebec City, Que.) – The USA’s Sadie Bjornsen was the top North American women in 15th as Norway’s Marit Bjoergen continued her unbeaten streak in classic technique distance races this … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Canada’s Harvey 4th as Norway’s Klaebo Takes 15km CL Mass Start Victory in Quebec City

March 18, 2017 (Quebec City, Que.) –Canada’s Alex Harvey looked destined for another podium in Quebec City in men’s 15km CL mass start as massive crowds cheered him on to a fourth-place finish. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Lowell Bailey [P] Nordic Focus
USA’s Bailey Moves Up 21 Spots as Shipulin Wins Men’s Pursuit at Holmenkollen – Laukkanen Takes 2nd Win

March 18, 2017 (Oslo, Norway) – Lowell Bailey overcame three penalties on the range to move up 21 spots in the men’s 12.5-kilometer pursuit at the BMW IBU World Cup 9 Saturday at … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Canada’s Harvey Wins GOLD in Men’s Sprint F at World Cup Finals in Quebec City – USA’s Hamilton 4th

March 17, 2017 (Quebec City, Que.) – Fans got what they came for as local hero, Alex Harvey, was unstoppable claiming gold today in dominating fashion in the men’s 1.5km freestyle sprint on … READ MORE → 0 comments

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USA’s Jessie Diggins Strong 9th as Nilsson Takes Quebec Sprint & Falla Claims Overall Globe

March 17, 2017 (Quebec City, Que.) – The USA’s Jessie Diggins led the North American women with a strong 9th but the day belonged to Sweden’s Stina Nilsson who triumphed over Norway’s Maiken … READ MORE → 0 comments

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SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2016/17 Contest Standings after Oslo

March 17, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – We’re pleased to present the standings in the FIS Fantasy World Cup 2016/17 Contest standings following Oslo. Team Blue Hills still has the lead with 1,433 points while team Braddoe … READ MORE → 0 comments

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USA’s Caitlin Gregg Wins Prologue at OPA Cup FInals in Austria – Hannah Halvorsen 2nd in U20s

March 17, 2017 (Seefeld, Austria) – US skier Caitlin Gregg (Loppet Nordic Racing) won the women’s 2.5km Prologue Freestyle at at the final round 6 of the FIS OPA Continental Cup 2016/17 held … READ MORE → 0 comments

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SkiTrax Fantasy FIS Lahti 2017 Contest Winners and Final Standings

March 16, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – We  apologize for the delay and are excited to present the winners and final standings of the SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Lahti 2017 Contest following the Men’s 50km … READ MORE → 0 comments

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USA’s Randall to Sit Out World Cup Finals in Quebec City

March 16, 2017 (Quebec City, Que.) – The latest news from the Team USA camp is that former triple Sprint Cup globe winner, Kikkan Randall, will not race at the World Cup Finals at … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Québec City Set to Go for FIS XC Ski World Cup Finals – Press Conference + Training PHOTOS

March 16, 2017 (Quebec City, Que.) – On the eve of the FIS Cross Country World Cup Finals, the course and the site are ready to welcome the athletes and the crowd. A … READ MORE → 0 comments

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More Medals for USA and Canada in Biathlon at PyeongChang World Cup – Masters, Arendz, Pike and Cnossen on Podium

March 15, 2017 – After winning the women’s cross-country long distance and sprint sitting races in the previous days, the USA’s Oksana Masters continued her winning ways at the South Korean venue. The … READ MORE → 0 comments

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4th Annual CXC Online Auction NOW OPEN – Let the Bidding Begin

March 14, 2017 – The 4th Annual CXC Online Auction is officially open! Make sure to bid early and check back often because the auction is only active until Thursday, March 23rd, 9pm … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Canada’s Cameron Claims First World Cup Victory in PyeongChang – Masters and Adicoff Win Again + Silver for Young

March 13, 2017 (PyeongChang, Korea) – Canada’s sit-skier Collin Cameron had the race of his life capturing his first victory on the World Para-Nordic World Cup on the 2018 Paralympic venue in PyeongChang, … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Canada’s Harvey and Kershaw Land in Quebec City for FIS XC World Cup Finals

March 13, 2017 (Quebec City, QC) – Top Canadian xc skiers Alex Harvey and Devon Kershaw landed in Quebec City on Sunday direct from the Oslo World Cup in preparation for the upcoming … READ MORE → 0 comments

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USA Takes Double Gold on Day Two at PyeongChang World Cup – Canada Wins Two Bronze

March 13, 2017 (PyeongChang, Korea) – The USA’s Para Nordic skiers secured two wins in the cross-country skiing long distance on Saturday, March 11, the second day of competition at the PyeongChang 2018 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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USA’s Dunklee and Bailey Win Mixed Single Relay to Claim First Team Medal in 23 Years – Canada 19th

March 12, 2017 (Kontiolahti, Finland) – Americans Susan Dunklee and Lowell Bailey delivered a stellar silver in the single mixed relay at the BMW IBU World Cup 8 in Kontiolahti combing forces to win … READ MORE → 0 comments

Kikkan Randall [P] Nordic Focus
USA’s Randall Solid 20th at Holmenkollen 30km CL as Norway’s Bjoergen Dominates with 6th Victory

March 12, 2017 (Oslo, Norway) – Kikkan Randall led the USA with a solid 20th-place finish in the women’s 30k Classic as Norway’s Marit Bjoergen dominated the field with a resounding 6th consecutive … READ MORE → 0 comments

Alex Harvey (CAN) [P] Nordic Focus
Canada’s Alex Harvey to Retire After 2019 Season ?

March 12, 2017 (Quebec City, QC) – While not yet officially announced, top Canadian xc ski super star, Alex Harvey told his hometown newspaper, le Journal de Québec, that on the eve of … READ MORE → 0 comments

05.03.2016, Oslo, Norway (NOR):
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Team USA 8th in Mixed Relay as France Triumphs Over Germany – Canada 22nd

March 12, 2017 (Kontiolahti, Finland) –  Team USA claimed a strong 8th in the Mixed Relay as France triumphed over Germany at 11 seconds behind with the Ukraine in third at 27.1 seconds … READ MORE → 0 comments

Scott Patterson [P] Nordic Focus
Interview with USA’s Scott Patterson – Career-best 28th at Homenkollen 50K Classic

March 12, 2017 (Oslo, Norway) Team USA skier Scott Patterson from Anchorage, Alaska, was the top American in Saturday’s 50km Classic at the famed Holmenkollen in Oslo, Norway finishing 28th for his points … READ MORE → 0 comments

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University of Utah Wins 2017 NCAA Skiing Championships

March 12, 2017 (Jackson, NH) – The University of Utah recorded the most points in Saturday’s Nordic Freestyle races at Jackson Ski Touring Center to win the 2017 NCAA Skiing Championships title. It … READ MORE → 0 comments

Alex Harvey [P] Nordic Focus
Canada’s Harvey Stellar 6th in Holmenkollen Men’s 50K CL as Sundby Triumphs for Historic Victory

March 11, 2017 (Oslo, Norway) – Canada’s Alex Harvey finished a strong 6th in the men’s 50km Classic at the legendary Holmenkollen stadium in Oslo as Norway’s Martin Johnsrud Sundby became the first … READ MORE → 0 comments

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USA’s Doherty 18th and Dunklee 14th at Kontiolahti Pursuit Races – Germany’s Dahlmeier and Peiffer Win

March 11, 2017 (Kontiolahti, Finland) – The USA’s Sean Doherty had his best performance of the season hitting all 20 targets to move up 26 places in the men’s 12.5km pursuit. Doherty finished 18th … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Biathlon Silver for Canada’s Arendz and Bronze for USA’s Masters on Day 1 at PyeongChang Para-Nordic World Cup

March 11, 2017 (PyeongChang, Korea) – Canada’s Mark Arendz continued his torrid pace on the World Para-Nordic World Cup, winning the silver medal in the opening biathlon race at the 2018 Paralympic venue … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Dunklee Fab 5th as Eckhoff Wins Women’s Sprint at IBU World Cup in Kontiolahti – Record Win for Fourcade, Bailey 16th

March 10, 2017 (Kontiolahti, Finland) – American Susan Dunklee claimed a fab 5th in the women’s 7.5km Sprint with one penalty as Tiril Eckhoff of Norway  shot clean for her first win of … READ MORE → 0 comments

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SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2016/17 Contest Standings after Drammen

March 10, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – We’re pleased to present the standings in the FIS Fantasy World Cup 2016/17 Contest standings following the legendary downtown Drammen Classic Sprints. Team Blue Hills still has the lead … READ MORE → 0 comments

(Back row) Chantal Lachance, Vice-president of Gestev, Martial De Rome, President of Quebec Winter Events Corporation, Patrice Drouin, President of Gestev (Front row) Nathalie Langevin, Manager TVA, André Drolet, Member for Jean Lesage, Québec Gov., Stéphane Lauzon, Member for Argenteuil - La Petite-Nation Canadian Gov., Michèle Gagné, Secretary-Director General for The National Battlefields Commission [P] Steve Deschênes
Quebec City Gears up for Cross-country Action – FIS Cross-Country World Cup Finals Mar. 17-19

March 10, 2017 (Quebec City, QC) – It’s an understatement to say that these precious few weeks since Quebec City officially picked up the torch to organize the FIS Cross-Country World Cup Finals … READ MORE → 0 comments

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2017 NCAA Skiing Championships 5/10km CL – Utah Climbs Into First Place Overall

March 09, 2017 (Jackson, NH) – The Nordic 5/10km Classic races got underway on Thursday at Jackson Ski Touring Center headlined by the University of Colorado’s Petra Hyncicova’s dominant first-place effort, as she … READ MORE → 0 comments

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SkiTrax Fantasy FIS Lahti 2017 Contest Standings after the 30/50km F

March 09, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – Here are the SkiTrax Fantasy FIS Lahti 2017 Contest standings following the Women’s 30km F where the USA’s Jessie Diggins placed a stellar career-best 5th here and the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Alex Harvey [P] Nordic Focus
Canada’s Harvey 8th in Drammen Downtown CL Sprint as Brandsdal Takes Top Honours – USA’s Newell 18th

March 09, 2017 (Drammen, Norway) – Canada’s Alex Harvey raced to a top-10 in the men’s 1.2km CL Sprint in downtown Drammen finishing 8th on the day as Norway went 1-2 with Eirik … READ MORE → 1 comment

14.01.2017, Toblach, Italy (ITA):
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USA’s Caldwell Strong 9th as Sweden’s Nilsson Takes Women’s CL Sprint Victory in Drammen

March 08, 2017 (Drammen, Norway) – The USA’s Sophie Caldwell led the North American women finishing 9th in the women’s 1.2km classic city sprint through the streets of Drammen on Wednesday as Stina … READ MORE → 0 comments

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50km Victories – A Harvey Tradition

March 08, 2017 – This past Sunday, as I was getting ready to go for a ski I sat with my phone continually updating the Live FIS site as I followed the World … READ MORE → 1 comment

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Job Opportunity – Global CRM Manager @ Amer Sports

March 08, 2017 (Ogden, Utah) – Amer Sports is the world’s leading sporting goods company with internationally recognized brands including Salomon, Wilson, Atomic, Arc’teryx, ENVE, Mavic, Suunto and Precor. The company’s technically advanced … READ MORE → 0 comments

Men’s 20km podium at IBU Worlds (l-r) Ondrej Moravec, Lowell Bailey, Martin Fourcade [P] Nordic Focus
Biathletes Dunklee and Bailey Selected as Winners of Team USA’s Best of February Awards

March 07, 2017 (Colorado Springs, Colorado) – Notable performances during February from biathletes Lowell Bailey (Lake Placid, N.Y.) and Susan Dunklee (Barton, Vt.), along with the bobsled team of Elana Meyers Taylor and … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Ustiugov Protests Suspension of Russian Cross-Country Skiers Following Lahti 50km Silver

March 07, 2017 (Lahti, Finland) – At the FIS World Cup Finals in Lahti on March 5, Russian Sergei Ustiugov finished a strong second behind Canadian Alex Harvey in the men’s 50K Freestyle … READ MORE →3 comments

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FIS Files Appeal to CAS on Anti-Doping Norway Decision in Johaug Case for Longer Sanction

March 07, 2017 – The International Ski Federation (FIS) has filed an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), appealing the suspension of Norwegian cross country skier Therese Johaug.
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SkiTrax Fantasy FIS Lahti 2017 Contest Standings after the Relays

March 06, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – Here are the SkiTrax Fantasy FIS Lahti 2017 Contest standings following the Women’s 4x5km Relay and where Team USA finished 4th and Team Canada was 10th for their second … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Canada’s Alex Harvey Crowned 50K Freestyle WORLD CHAMPION #Lahti2017

March 05, 2017 (Lahti, Finland) – Alex Harvey was crowned the king of cross-country skiing after winning the prestigious men’s 50-kilometre skate cross-country skiing event to close out the 2017 World Championships in … READ MORE →9 comments

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Team Canada 7th and USA 10th in Men’s Relay at PyeongChang – France Dominates Again

March 05, 2017 (PyeongChang, Korea) – Team Canada claimed 7th and the USA was 10th in the men’s 4×7.5 kilometre relay at IBU World Cup in PyeongChang on Sunday. France took the win … READ MORE → 0 comments

12.02.2017, Hochfilzen, Austria (AUT):
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(PyeongChang, Korea) – Led by Rosanna Crawford’s brilliant opening leg where she posted the second-fastest time Team  Canada finished 8th as Germany topped Norway in second as the Czech Republic took third in a … READ MORE → 0 comments