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EPIC North American Snowshoe Racing Season in 2017

September 23, 2016 (Saranac Lake, New York) – The 2017 North American Snowshoe Racing Season is going to be EPIC. Never before have there been four major snowshoe championships conducted the same season on … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Celebration Of Life for Sven Wiik – Sept. 24

September 22, 2016 – Please join the Wiik-Lindgren family for a celebration of Sven’s Life on Saturday, Sept. 24 at 2pm at the Steamboat Grand, 2300 Mount Werner Circle, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487. … READ MORE → 0 comments

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CXC Technique Clinics for Master Skiers – Sept. 24 and 26

September 21, 2016 – The CXC Technique Clinics are open to master/citizen skiers of all levels, from beginner to advanced. Skiers will be divided in small groups based on their level to provide … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Pre-season Discount Trail Passes Available for Yellowstone Ski Festival

September 20, 2016 – Prepaid trail passes are now available for the Yellowstone Ski Festival. Passes are valid from November 1-30. Passes can be purchased through the mail or online. Order by October 31, … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Ski for Light Seeks Skiers and Guides

September 19, 2016 (Snow Mountain Ranch, Colorado) – Ski for Light (SFL) is a 40+ year old program that provides an annual week long event for Blind, Visually and Mobility impaired skiers. SFL … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Alysson Marshall is Newest Member of CCC Women’s Committee

September 18, 2016 – Alysson Marshall was a member of the National Ski Team for five years and represented Canada at World Cup events, World U23 Championships (2009, 2011), World Junior Championships (2008) … READ MORE → 1 comment

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Challenge Volvo 2016 in Orford – Carrier-Laforte and Cristofanilli Claim Inaugural Titles + PHOTOS

September 17, 2016 (Orford, QC) – Skinouk‘s Sophie Carrier-Laforte and local star Zachary Cristofanilli (Orford Cross Country Ski Club), claimed the victories at the 10km Challenge Volvo 2016, the first CCC-sanctioned Tier 2 Roller … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunity – Coaches Needed for XC Supercamp

September 17, 2016 – Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre and Silver Star Mountain Resort offer Canada’s most established cross-country ski improvement camps for all skiing abilities & fitness levels. The camps are offered on … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Legendary Bjorn Daehlie Unveils New Identity for High Performance Apparel Brand

September 16, 2016 – Cross country legend Bjørn Daehlie pushed the limits of his sport in the 1990s, achieving Olympic and World Championship success. He established his eponymous brand in 1996, at the … READ MORE → 0 comments

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The Way I See It – Nebulizer, Summer Racing, Olympics, Doping

September 15, 2016 – Nebulizer – Puffer, inhaler call it what you want, this little hand held device is causing the Norwegian Nordic team all kinds of problems these days – read more … READ MORE → 0 comments

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XC Supercamps 2016/17 – Countdown to Winter

September 15, 2016 – Well it’s Fall, at least in the Okanagan it is. But, for those of you who love Summer, Fall is not a bad thing. There is still time to … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunity – Communications and Social Media Intern – SIRC

September 14, 2016 – The Sport Information Resource Centre (SIRC) is Canada’s leading communication and knowledge hub for sport.  Founded in 1973, SIRC is a not-for-profit corporation that has served the Canadian and … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Aspen Valley Ski & Snowboard Club has hired August Teague as Their New Nordic Program Director

September 13, 2016 (Aspen, Colorado) – August has an impressive 14-year coaching history, helping athletes of all levels achieve their goals while developing a passion for Nordic skiing. August led the Nordic programs … READ MORE → 0 comments

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New CAN FUND Athlete Application Deadline – Sept. 30

September 13, 2016 – The CAN Fund athlete application will be available on the CAN Fund website for athletes to begin submitting their applications starting Tuesday September 13, 2016 at 10am EST.   The … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Ski Fit North Alberta Announces New Program Coordinator

September 12, 2016 – Ski Fit North Alberta is proud to announce Les Parsons will be responsible for the direct coordination, implementation and delivery of Ski Fit North Alberta’s program and services. Les … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Stephen and Hamilton Take 5/10km FR on Final Day of FIS ANC Continental Cup at the Snow Farm NZ

September 11, 2016 (Wanaka, New Zealand ) – Three days of racing ended at Snow Farm near Wanaka today with national champions crowned and final placing in this season’s FIS Cross-Country Skiing Australia … READ MORE → 0 comments

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NYSEF Whiteface Climb to the Castle Rollerski Race Sept. 18 – 10th Anniversary

September 10, 2016 (Wilmington, NY) –  The New York Ski Educational Foundation and the Olympic Regional Development Authority invite athletes to the NYSEF Whiteface Climb to the Castle Rollerski Race on Sunday, September 18 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Diggins and Newell Take 10/15km CL Races at FIS ANC Races in NZ

September 10, 2016 (Wanaka, NZ) – Team USA took all the FIS ANC podium positions on day two ahead of Korean and Australian athletes. Two-time Winter Olympian Andy Newell backed up his Sprint … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Green Mountain Valley School Announces Colin Rodgers as Nordic Director

September 10, 2016 (Fayston, VT ) – Green Mountain Valley School (GMVS) is thrilled to announce Colin Rodgers as the new Nordic Director. Colin returns to his native Vermont from the Sun Valley Ski … READ MORE → 0 comments

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USA’s Newell and Sargent Win FIS ANC Sprint CL Finals at New Zealand Cup

September 09, 2016 (Wanaka, New Zealand) – Three days of elite cross-country ski racing began at Snow Farm near Wanaka, New Zealand today with the FIS Australia New Zealand Cup (ANC) Sprint Classic … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Sasseville Report – What do you Think is it Doping or Isn’t It ?

September 08, 2016 – Ok, I am going to give you some hypothetical situations and I want you to tell me if you think that it is doping or not. In all of … READ MORE →8 comments

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Universities of Alaska and Fairbanks to Lose Funding for XC Skiing ?

September 08, 2016 (Anchorage, Alaska) – Tough budget decisions are ahead for the University of Alaska; there is a very real possibility that cross-country skiing programs could be axed reports the News-Miner. Things … READ MORE → 0 comments

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FIS Coordination Group Kick-Off Meeting Held for Oberstdorf 2021

September 07, 2016 (Oberstdorf, Germany) – Let the show begin! After a long wait the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships are returning to Oberstdorf (GER) in 2021 and the Organising Committee, together with … READ MORE → 0 comments

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USA’s Taylor Fletcher Closes Out Strong FIS Nordic Combined Summer Grand Prix in in Oberstdorf

September 06, 2016 (Oberstdorf, Germany) – Taylor Fletcher (Steamboat Springs, CO) put in two strong cross-country performances to record 18th and ninth place finishes in a pair of FIS Nordic Combined Summer Grand … READ MORE → 0 comments

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US Olympians Take on Worldloppet Masters at the 2016 Merino Muster

September 05, 2016 (Wanaka, New Zealand) – Cross-country skiers aged between 7 and 85 competed under bluebird skies at Snow Farm near Wanaka on Sept. 3 in the 22nd annual Merino Muster Worldloppet … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Utah Prepares for 2017 Nordic Junior and U23 Worlds

September 04, 2016 (Park City, UT) – It’s been just over a year since Utah was awarded the bid for the 2017 FIS Nordic Junior and U23 World Ski Championships. The Olympic venues … READ MORE → 0 comments

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USA’s Kevin Bickner Career-best 7th at FIS Ski Jumping Summer Grand Prix in Japan

September 04, 2016 (Hakuba, Japan) – American Kevin Bickner (Wauconda, IL) soared to one of his best performances ever on Aug. 28, taking the first round lead and holding on for a career-best … READ MORE → 0 comments

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American Birkebeiner Museum Receives $50,000 Donation

September 03, 2016 (Hayward, Wis.) – The history of the American Birkebeiner, North America’s largest cross-country ski race, dates back to 1973 and the support of Johnson Bank (Johnson Financial Group) and the … READ MORE → 0 comments

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SIA Relocates from Virginia to Park City, Utah

September 02, 2016 (Park City, Utah) – For more than 30 years, SIA has called McLean, Virginia home. In an effort to better serve our members and industry, we’re moving to the mountains, … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunty – Come Join Our Team at the Canadian Birkie as an Event Coordinator

September 01, 2016 – Event Coordinator position available at the Canadian Birkie. The Canadian Birkebeiner Society (CBS), founded in 1985, is a not-for-profit organization focused on the planning and provision of the annual … READ MORE → 0 comments

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CCC Announces New Website Section for Roller Skiing

August 30, 2016 – Given roller skiing’s strong growth across the country and Cross Country Canada’s goal to promote this discipline, we designed a complete section dedicated to roller skiing providing info on … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunity – Manager, Human Resources for 2019 Canada Winter Games Host Society

August 29, 2016 – The 2019 Canada Winter Games Host Society is looking to fill the contract position of Manager, Human Resources. In less than three years, thousands of our country’s best and brightest … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Norwegian XC Ski Federation in Hot Water Over Asthma Medication Likened to Doping

August 28, 2016 (Norway) – The latest reports from Norway have officials at Skiforbundet scrambling to explain their use of asthma medication on athletes that don’t need it accoring to News in English.no. … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunity – Coach, Partner Services, CEO Support @ Coaching Association of Canada

August 28, 2016 – The Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) unites stakeholders and partners in its commitment to raising the skills and stature of coaches, and ultimately expanding their reach and influence. Through … READ MORE → 0 comments

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CCC is First NSO in Canada to Obtain CAC Approval for NCCP CDAG Context

August 27, 2016 – CCC is pleased to report that we are the first sport in Canada now offering a Comp-Dev. Advanced Gradation context (National Coaching Certification Program) that is officially approved by … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunity – General Manager Biathlon Alberta

August 26, 2016 – Biathlon Alberta, the provincial governing body for the sport of biathlon, is seeking a General Manager to provide leadership in the development and delivery of programs aimed at achieving … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Dairy Farmers of Canada Fuelling Women Champions Grants – Champions Fund

August 25, 2016 – The Champions Fund was created by Canada’s dairy farmers to empower the female athletic community, to provide a resource that can help change the game for Canada’s young girls … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Canadian Snowsports Association (CSA) Supports Clean Athletes and Fair Competitions

August 24, 2016 – The Canadian Snowsports Association (CSA) has been closely following the actions of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA); International Olympic Committee (IOC); International Ski Federation (FIS); and in particular the … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Heidi Weng and Petter Northug Win Toppidrettsveka 2016

August 23, 2016 (Aure and Trondheim, Norway) – Norwegian stars, Heidi Weng and Petter Northug, won this year’s edition of Toppidrettsveka, held in Aure and Trondheim from August 18-20.
There were three ladies who … READ MORE → 0 comments

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2016 Petro-Canada Fuelling Athlete and Coaching Excellence (FACE™) Program

August 22, 2016 – Building Tomorrow’s Team Canada. Since 1988, Petro-Canada™ has supported over 2,700 athletes on their way to the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Every year, fifty promising athletes from across Canada … READ MORE → 0 comments

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NENSA and NNF Fundraiser Coming on Oct. 6

August 21, 2016 (Wellesley, MA) – Save the date – Thursday evening October 6th ~ NENSA & NNF are having a joint fundraising gathering in the Boston area at the Wellesley Community Center … READ MORE → 0 comments

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First Sanctioned Roller Ski Event to be Held in Orford, QC – Sept. 17

August 20, 2016 – Orford Cross Country Ski Club will be the first club in Canada to organize a CCC sanctioned Tier 2 Roller Ski event! As such the event will follow the … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Jan Ekmark is Fischer’s New Head of Marketing

August 20, 2016 (Ried im Innkreis, Austria) – Jan Ekmark has assumed the newly created position of Head of Marketing as of August 1st. In this new role Ekmark will have marketing responsibilities … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Whitehorse Cross Country Ski Club is Looking for a Volunteer Coordinator

August 19, 2016 (Whitehorse, YT) – The Whitehorse Cross Country Ski Club is looking for a Volunteer Coordinator for the 2016/17 season, potentially longer. This position is a volunteer position (no pay), so … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Inanaugural Cross-Country Technical Delegates Seminar in South America

August 18, 2016 (Ushuaia, ARG ) – The first Cross-Country Technical Delegates seminar in South America took place in Ushuaia (ARG) on 23rd and 24th July 2016 with participants from Argentina, Brazil and … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunity – Grooming Supervisor/Trails Manager @ Caledonia Nordic

August 17, 2016 (Prince George, BC) – The Caledonia Nordic Cross Country Ski club in Prince George, BC is looking for a grooming supervisor to oversee operations at one of Canada’s largest Nordic … READ MORE → 0 comments

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CXC’s First Masters Camp of the Season Less Than Two Weeks Away!

August 16, 2016 (Cable, WI) – CXC’s first Open Masters/Citizen Technique Camp of the season is coming up in less than two weeks! Join CXC Team head coach, Andy Keller and Egor Akimov, CXC Sports … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Calgary XC Skiers and Biathletes Scramble to Secure Winter Training Facility – Crowdfunding Campaign Launched

August 15, 2016 (Calgary, AB) – While Canada’s summer Olympians take the podium, young cross-country and biathlon development athletes clamber for a Calgary training facility for the upcoming winter. WinSport Canada’s June 2016 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Alex Harvey Finishes 3rd at Garneau-Québecor Granfondo

August 15, 2016 (St-Augustin-de-Desmaures, QC) – Canada’s top Nordic skier finished third in the 118km Garneau-Québecor Granfondo finishing on August 14 reports QMI. There were some 2,500 riders participating in the 8th annual … READ MORE → 0 comments

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– Join NENSA Coaches and Bryan Fish, USST Development Coach, for the weekend of September 9-11th at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center for the NENSA Fall Coaches Symposium. It will be a full weekend of … READ MORE → 0 comments