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Judy Rabinowitz [P] Cross Country Alaska
Alaska XC Ski Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, Fundraiser – More Photos and Interview w/ Judith Rabinowitz

April 27, 2015 (Anchorage, AK) – Judith Rabinowitz was recently inducted into the Alaska Cross Country Ski Hall of Fame at a ceremony and fundraiser event in Anchorage on April 25 (read our … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre To Open May 15-18th for Annual Spring Fling Camp

April 27, 2015 (Vernon, BC) – Many of you have been waiting to hear if we will be opening again this season for a spring camp and I am happy to inform you … READ MORE → 0 comments

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CAAWS Announces Multi-Year Partnership with Canada’s Dairy Farmers

April 26, 2015 (Ottawa, ON) – The Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS) would like to announce our multi-year partnership with Canada’s dairy farmers.
“We look forward … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Alaska Throwback Thursday Celebration & Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony a Big Success – Report, Photos, Video

April 25, 2015 (Anchorage, Alaska) – The first ever Throwback Thursday Cross Country Ski Celebration and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony brought together hundreds of skiers from across Alaska and across generations together … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Interview w/Gestev’s Patrice Drouin about FIS WCup Ski Tour Canada 2016

April 24, 2015 (Mont-Sainte-Anne, QC) – SkiTrax caught up with Patrice Drouin of Quebec-based event organizing company Gestev at the annual two-day CCSAA Conference held recently at Mont-Sainte-Anne, QC, to find out more … READ MORE → 0 comments

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CCC Seeks Nominees for 2015 Board of Directors

April 24, 2015 (Canmore, AB) – The CCC Board Nominations Committee is seeking individuals interested in joining the CCC Board of Directors. Elections will occur at the Annual General Meeting, June 20, 2015 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Norway’s Stoermer Steira Announces her Retirement

April 24, 2015 – Norway’s Kristin Stoermer Steira has decided to end her long and storied cross-country skiing career. “I experienced unforgettable moments as a skier. I love cross-country skiing but the time … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Canmore Nordic Ski Club Announces Rachel Koroscil as Biathlon Head Coach

April 23, 2015 (Canmore, AB) – The Canmore Nordic Ski Club is pleased to announce that Rachel Koroscil has been named Biathlon Head Coach effective May 25. Koroscil replaces Jeff Lodge who will … READ MORE → 0 comments

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FIS 2014/15 Comprehensive Anti-Doping Testing Program Report

April 23, 2015 – The focus of the FIS out-of-competition activities is based on an intelligent testing programme, which is the strategy emphasised by WADA. In the season 2014/15 (including the training period) … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Federal Government Announces Funding Boost to High-Performance Sport

April 23, 2015 (Ottawa, ON) – Canada’s next generation of high-performance athletes received a boost of support in their quest to achieve their dreams of winning an Olympic or Paralympic medal, thanks to … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame is Pleased to Introduce the 2015 Inductees – Sharon and Shirley Firth Honoured

April 23, 2015 – 2015 marks the 60th anniversary of the establishment of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. In recognition of this significant milestone, Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame is pleased to share … READ MORE → 0 comments

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2015 Parasport Jumpstart Fund Now Open

April 22, 2015 – Today, Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities and the Canadian Paralympic Committee announced the opening of the 2015 Parasport Jumpstart Fund that will help more kids get in the game.
Applications are … READ MORE → 0 comments

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CCES Expands Youth Program About Dangers of Appearance- and Performance-Enhancing Drugs

April 22, 2015 (Ottawa, ON) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) today announced that 20,000 Ontario students will benefit from a ground-breaking education and awareness program about the dangers of … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Alaska Cross Country Announces Throwback Thursday Spring Celebration & Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony April 23

April 21, 2015 (Alaska) – In 1999 Cross Country Alaska created a process, took nominations and voted on the inaugural class for the Alaska Cross Country Ski Hall of Fame. Since then ski … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Interviews with Alex and Pierre Harvey at CCSAA 2015 in Mont-Sainte-Anne

April 21, 2015 (Mont-Sainte-Anne, QC) – SkiTrax was on site at the annual two-day CCSAA Conference held recently at Mont-Sainte-Anne, QC. While the conference is a great way for US and Canadian delegates … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Olympic Biathlon Couple Brendan Green and Rosanna Crawford Embark on Northern Journey to Inspire Youth

April 20, 2015 (Canmore, AB) – Two of Canada’s top biathletes, Brendan Green and Rosanna Crawford, fired into new territory this season with record-setting top-five results on the World Cup circuit. The Canadian … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunity – University of Maine at Presque Isle Head Ski Coach

April 20, 2015 (Presque Isle, ME) – The University of Maine at Presque Isle is seeking to fill the position of Head Men’s and Women’s Ski Coach from mid-September 2015 through mid-March 2016. … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Design Canada’s 2016 National Ski Team Race Suit with Swix Creator

April 19, 2015 – As part of the exciting new five year partnership between Cross Country Ski de fond Canada & Swix, we are launching a fantastic contest – a chance to design … READ MORE → 0 comments

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New Salon du Ski et Sports d’Hiver Launches in Quebec City Nov. 13-15

April 19, 2015 (Quebec City, QC) – The first annual Salon du Ski et Sports d’Hiver (Ski and Winter Sports Show) is slated to take place from Nov. 13-15, 2015 in Quebec City. … READ MORE → 0 comments

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CCES to host Summit on Appearance- and Performance-Enhancing Drugs and Youth

April 18, 2015 (Ottawa, Ontario) – Join the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) and its partners on April 22, 2015, for a free, half-day Summit on Appearance- and Performance-Enhancing Drugs (APEDs) … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Changing of the Guard at Fischer USA – Steve Reeder on Board as Peter Ashley Retires

April 17, 2015 (Auburn, NH) – Fischer Sports U.S.A has announced the hire of Steve Reeder as National Sales Manager for Nordic Skiing. Reeder, a long time New England sales representative with Fischer … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Utah’s Mayerhofer Named USCSCA Nordic Skier of the Year

April 17, 2015 (Boulder, CO) – Utah skier Veronika Mayerhofer has been named as the National Women’s Nordic Skier of the Year by the United States Collegiate Ski Coaches Association.
Mayerhoffer was the 2015 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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National U16 Camp Announces Selections and Program for Summer 2015

April 17, 2015 – The sixth edition of the National U16 Camp will be held Friday July 24 to Friday, July 31 2015 in Burlington, Vermont. The National U16 Camp brings together the … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Spring Blog Roundup – The Hoff, Brooks, Bjornsen, Diggins, Stephen

April 16, 2015 – With another exciting competitive season in the history books, our favourite XC athletes are taking some time to wind down and reflect on their racing. Check out the latest … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Celebrate Larry – June 13

April 16, 2015 – On June 13, Highlands Nordic will host a celebration of Larry Sinclair’s life. Sinclair was a founding member of the Highlands Trailblazers Ski Club, Collingwood Sports Hall of Fame … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunity – Nordic Ski Club of Fairbanks Jr Program Assistant Coach

April 16, 2015 (Fairbanks, AK) – Nordic Ski Club of Fairbanks’ Fairbanks Cross Country (NSCF-FXC) junior racing program is searching for an assistant coach to work as part of a team of professional … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Talking With the Gravy Train – Interview with Brian and Caitlin Gregg

April 15, 2015 – In this edition of Talking With the Gravy Train, host Peter Graves speaks with special guests, Brian and Caitlin Gregg, the speedy American XC skiing husband-and-wife team of Team Gregg/Madshus … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Chandra Crawford, Fast and Female Featured in The Vancouver Sun

April 15, 2015 – Canadian XC skiing legend and CEO of the hugely successful Fast and Female empowerment program for girls aged eight to 18, Chandra Crawford, marks the 10th anniversary this year … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Cross Country Canada Announces New National Coaching Structure to Develop Medal-Winning Athletes

April 14, 2015 (Canmore, AB) – Cross-Country Ski de Fond Canada will start the 2015 season with coaches Louis Bouchard and Justin Wadsworth and will continue to invest in developing Canadian coaching talent … READ MORE → 0 comments

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IMI and WADA to to Collaborate on Areas of Common Interest Including the Fight Against Doping

April 14, 2015 (Montreal, QC) – Today, the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) are pleased to announce the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will allow … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Continued Support for Canada’s Top Athletes and Coaches in Canada

April 14, 2015 (Halifax, NS) – Gerald Keddy, Member of Parliament (South Shore-St. Margaret’s), on behalf of the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), today reiterated the Government of Canada’s continued support … READ MORE → 0 comments

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USST 2014/15 XC Season in Review – What Worked and What Didn’t?

April 13, 2015 – Athletic success is rarely linear. Press clippings and annual highlights love to portray a smooth curve of improvement and the inexorable march towards success, but there are very few … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Stride for Stride – NENSA Announces The Match for the Annual Fund Campaign

April 13, 2015 – Stride for stride means dollar for dollar. Thanks to a generous member of our community, you have a chance to see your contribution matched in one of two ways…
1. … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunity – Project Assistant @ Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada (SDRCC)

April 12, 2015 – The Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada (SDRCC) is seeking a dynamic and competent Project Assistant for the 2015 Summer Semester. Reporting to the Operations Manager, and working closely with the … READ MORE → 0 comments

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USA’s Holly Brooks Claims 3rd Overall as Livers and Rudakova Win FIS Ugra Ski Marathon Finale

April 11, 2015 (Khanty-Mansiysk, Siberia) – After some heavy rain over the last days, the organizing committee of the last FIS Marathon Cup of the season 2014/15 decided to shorten the race course … READ MORE → 0 comments

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APU Celebration of 2014-15 Season Fundraiser – May 8

April 11, 2015 – Please join us in celebrating the 2014-15 Season Fundraiser on May 8 at the APU Atwood Building from 6pm including live and silent auctions, athletes from the Nordic Worlds, Europa … READ MORE → 0 comments

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WADA Update on The New ADAMS System

April 11, 2015 – WADA is pleased to provide you with an update regarding the development of our new Anti-Doping Administration and Management System (the new ADAMS) in co-operation with many organizations around … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Pre-race Interview with USA’s Holly Brooks – Poised to Make History at 2015 FIS Marathon Cup Finale

April 10, 2015 (Khanty-Mansiysk, Siberia) – The USA’s Holly Brooks is on the verge of making history in a BIG way in Khanty-Mansiysk, Siberia, as she’s the women’s race series leader coming into the … READ MORE → 0 comments

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U.S. Biathlon Nominates 2015-16 National Team

April 10, 2015 (New Gloucester, Maine) – U.S. Biathlon’s International Competition Committee has presented the following nominations for both men and women for the 2015-16 National Team to the U.S. Biathlon Board of Directors.
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A Team:
– Annelies … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Cross Country Canada Partners with Swix for Training and Racing Apparel to 2018

April 09, 2015 (Canmore, AB) – The nation’s best cross-country ski athletes will be sporting new duds on the trails to 2018 thanks to a new partnership established with Swix and Cross Country … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Overall Medal Tables from 2015 FIS World Championships and 2014/15 FIS World Cups

April 08, 2015 – Mirror, mirror on the wall, who was the greatest champion of all? It’s not such an easy question to answer at the conclusion of the 2014/15 FIS season with … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Career Oportunity – Program Manager, NSF Services @ Canadian Olympic Committee

April 08, 2015 (Montreal, QC) – Be a part of building and servicing a national brand.  The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) is a national, private, not-for-profit organization committed to high-performance sports excellence.  We … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunity – Communications and Marketing/Events Manager at CAAWS

April 07, 2015 – The Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS) is a national non-profit organization dedicated to creating an equitable sport and physical activity system … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre To Open May 15-18

April 06, 2015 (Vernon, BC) – Many of you have been waiting to hear if we will be opening again this season for a spring camp and I am happy to inform you … READ MORE → 0 comments

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3rd Annual AK Skimeister Results

April 05, 2015 (Girdwood, AK) – Here are the results from the 3rd Annual AK Skimeister won by Peter Ostroski as defending champ, Mark Iverson, a former APU skier originally from Steamboat Springs, … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunity – IT Support Manager @ Canadian Sport Institute Calgary

April 05, 2015 (Calgary, AB) – This position reports to Director of Finance and Administration. The position will function as the lead of Information Technologies supporting a broad range of technologies across the … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Craftsbury Green Team Sweeps Gallagher Cup Award for NENSA EasternCup Series Champions

April 04, 2015 – At the conclusion of the 2014 season, NENSA began awarding the Gallagher Cup to the champions of the season long EasternCup series. Our champions are determined by EasternCup points. … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Conversation 2015 Conference on Women in Sport – Grants Available + Early Bird Savings

April 03, 2015 – The Cross Country Canada Women’s Committee is offering three grants of $325 to subsidize participation by our community members in the Conversation 2015 Conference on women in sport taking place … READ MORE → 0 comments

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FIS 2014/15 Season Stats – 22,715 Athletes on Board

April 02, 2015 – With more than 6,500 events across 50 different nations and on five continents, the FIS competition season 2014/15 has almost reached its conclusion. Among the multitude of events, the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Rune Oedegaard US Nats 50km [P] Dave Wheelock

(Boulder, CO) – Fresh off winning the program’s 20th National Championship, the Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate Ski Association named Bruce Cranmer the Nordic Coach of the Year and senior Rune Oedegaard the Men’s Nordic Athlete … READ MORE → 0 comments