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Fischer Carbonlite Skate Rollerskis – Test Report

October 09, 2015 – The Carbonlite Skate Rollerskis represent the top-of-the-line skate option from Fischer’s recently launched new line of rollerskis. Key features include the AirCore Composite Frame, constructed using many of the same … READ MORE → 0 comments

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ViaSport BC Local Sport and Active Girls, Women’s Grant Applications Due Oct. 15

October 09, 2015 – ViaSport BC is welcoming applications for two grants until October 15: The Local Sport Program Development (LSPD) Fund and the Girls Only and Forever Active Bodies 55+ grant programs! … READ MORE → 0 comments

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FIS XC Ski Decisions from Zurich – Calendars, Reimbursement Rules, Quota Rules, Technical Delegate Updates

October 08, 2015 (Zurich, Switzerland) – During its meetings in Zurich, the Cross-Country Committee discussed several proposals that it will submit to the FIS Council – and many decisions were made regarding calendars, … READ MORE → 0 comments

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CXC Chairman’s Award Reception and Dinner – Oct. 24

October 08, 2015 – Join CXC for the inaugural Chairman’s Award Reception and Dinner as we honor individuals who have dedicated their time as volunteers, leaders and coaches to better the sport of … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Team Hardwood’s Feel the Burn Uphill Rollerski Race – Oct. 10

October 07, 2015 – Team Hardwood is hosting the Feel the Burn uphill rollerski race on Saturday, October 10 at 9:00 am. The event features a 2.8km interval start event and a 1.4km … READ MORE → 0 comments

WADA and CCES Collaborate on Anti-Doping Education at Ottawa Conference

October 07, 2015 – On 2 and 3 October, the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES), in partnership with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) welcomed experts from the anti-doping industry to a … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Visma Partners with Iconic Ski Classics Birkebeinerrennet, Vasaloppet, Marcialonga, and More

October 07, 2015 – The long distance cross country ski championship Ski Classics has signed up Visma as the new title partner in anticipation of the 2015/2016 season, and becomes Visma Ski Classics! … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Craftsbury Bids Farewell to Biathlon Coach Miro Segrt and Welcomes Sam Dougherty

October 06, 2015 – This November marks a year since Miro Segrt came to the Craftsbury Outdoor Center from Serbia to serve as our Biathlon coach. In early November, Miro will be leaving … READ MORE → 0 comments

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True Sport’s Give Back to WIN – Entries Due Oct. 26

October 06, 2015 – Unleash the power of sport by participating in the 2015 True Sport Give-Back Challenge in celebration of RBC Sports Day in Canada!
Send us the story of your sport group’s … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Craftsbury Announces 2015 Masters Camps

October 05, 2015 – In response to the popularity of last year’s Masters’ Camps, we’ll be offering two sessions again this December. The first camp will be geared more toward newer skiers or those who … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Minneapolis Awarded 2018 Masters World Cup

October 04, 2015 (Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA) – In early 2018, the Loppet Foundation of Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA will host the Masters World Cup on the trails of Theodore Wirth Park Winter Recreation Area. … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Burke Mountain Academy Fall Mini Camp featuring BMA Alumni

October 03, 2015 – Come join current BMA athletes and BMA Nordic Alumni on Columbus day weekend. This camp will include intensity, distance, strength and technique training on our campus and in the … READ MORE → 0 comments

WADA Publishes 2016 Prohibited List

October 02, 2015 – On 16 September, the World Anti-Doping Agency’s Executive Committee approved the 2016 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods, which is now available on WADA’s website here. The List will … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Randall, Bjornsen, APU Women Celebrate First Snowfall in AK

October 02, 2015 – We caught an eye full of the white stuff on Kikkan Randall’s latest Instagram post. That’s right, Alaska experienced its first snowfall on Wednesday and Randall, along with her … READ MORE → 0 comments

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CCC Officials Level 3 Certification Course – Jan. 13-17

October 02, 2015 – Join fellow cross country ski officials from across Canada for this exciting opportunity to learn from a variety of our sport’s top officials, to share event management experiences and … READ MORE → 0 comments

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US Ski Team Athlete Ida Sargent Joins Team Madshus

October 01, 2015 (Seattle, WA) – Madshus, one of the world’s leading performance Nordic ski companies, is pleased to announce that Olympian and US Nordic Ski Team Member, Ida Sargent has signed an … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Borah Teamwear Releases New Nordic Race Suit Designs

October 01, 2015 (Coon Valley, WI) – Borah Teamwear is excited to launch four new striking race suit designs for teams and individuals this season. Teaming up with a talented freelance artist in … READ MORE → 0 comments

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U.S. Paralympics GATEWAY TO GOLD Talent Identification Day – Oct. 4

October 01, 2015 – Be discovered, meet national team coaches, chat with Paralympians who have “been there,” and just have fun with a great group of competitively-focused athletes of all ages and at … READ MORE → 0 comments

Job Opportunity – Development Director @ American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation

October 01, 2015 (Hayward, WI) – Have a background in Development and interested in joining the Birkie Team? The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated, as reflected in the … READ MORE → 0 comments

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NNF Drive Begins Today – Support the 2015 Drive for 25

October 01, 2015 – We’re off and running. The 2015 Drive for 25 (D25) begins officially today and the next six weeks will raise tens of thousands of dollars for skiing development in … READ MORE → 0 comments

New England Jr Coaching & Wax Tech Applications Due Today – Sept. 30!

September 30, 2015 – Greetings New England Coaches, applications are due this Wednesday September 30th for New England Junior National Team Coaches and Wax Techs. If you want to be a part of … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Stora Enso Named Presenting Sponsor of Lahti 2017 Nordic Ski World Championships

September 30, 2015 (Lahti, Finland) – Stora Enso, a renewable materials company, has been announced as the presenting sponsor of the 2017 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Lahti (FIN). Together, Stora Enso … READ MORE → 0 comments

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2nd FIS Cross-Country Skiing Coaching Seminar for Women a Success

September 30, 2015 – The second ladies’ coaching seminar took place in Seefeld (AUT) from 25th-27th September 2015. Former top Italian Cross-Country skier Gabriella Paruzzi and other international speakers prepared an intensive programme … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Canada’s Brian McKeever Nominated for 2015 Paralympic Sport Award

September 29, 2015 (Canmore, AB) – The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced the athletes and teams who have made the shortlist for November’s 2015 Paralympic Sport Awards, which are proudly partnered by … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Sean Crooks Inducted into Northwestern Ontario Sports Hall of Fame

September 28, 2015 (Thunder Bay, ON) – Sean Crooks was inducted into Northwestern Ontario Sports Hall of Fame, along with four other honourees on Sept 26. Crooks was encouraged by his parents to … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Liz Stephen Wins Ski Jump Hill Climb in Park City

September 27, 2015 (Park City, UT) – Olympian Liz Stephen (E. Montpelier, VT) of the U.S. Cross Country Ski Team held off a hard-charging Veronika Mayerhofer of Austria to claim the win at the Red … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Rouge et Or Cross-Country Sprint 2015

September 26, 2015 (Montreal, Que) – The friendliest and most spectacular race of the season is back for it’s 3rd edition on December 11- 12, 2015. Book your weekend now! While student-athletes from Laval University’s … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Tribute to Olympian Charlie Kellogg and his Rich Legacy

September 25, 2015 (Beverly, MA) – Well-known and well-liked, Charlie Kellogg, passed away on September 21, 2015 following a relatively short battle with cancer surrounded by the warmth and love of his family.
He … READ MORE → 0 comments

Match Donation for The Drive for 25

September 25, 2015 – The Drive for 25 (D25) is almost here. Over the past 3 years, our D25 grassroots fundraising campaign has rallied and unified the American skiing community in support of … READ MORE → 0 comments

COC Launches Groundbreaking Total Athlete Wellness Program

September 25, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – On Thursday, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), and Deloitte launched Game Plan – a high performance athlete wellness and transition program designed to give Canadian athletes new … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Fischer Launches Twin Skin

September 24, 2015 – Fischer has announced the launch of the Twin Skin. Building on their collection of performance waxless options, Fischer offers the Twin Skin as a complimentary classic ski designed to kick … READ MORE → 0 comments

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2016 CCC Racing Licenses Now Available

September 23, 2015 – The 2016 Competition season racing license is now available for purchase online here.  Three levels of licenses are being offered this season including a Development License for $15, Junior … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Austrian XC Skier Harald Wurm Under Investigation for Doping

September 23, 2015 (Salzburg, Austria) – Austrian cross-country skier Harald Wurm is being investigated for a suspected doping offence reports AP. On Sept. 21, the Austrian anti-doping agency, Nationalen Anti-Doping Agentur Austria (NADA), … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Diamond Head Sports Inc. is New Distributor for Vauhti in Canada

September 22, 2015 – Ski Wax Company Vauhti from Finland is proud to start cooperation with Diamond Head Sports Inc. Cooperation will boost Vauhti’s position and presence in the market and strengthen its … READ MORE → 0 comments

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USSA and Women’s Ski Jumping USA Expand Relationship

September 21, 2015 (Park City, Utah) – Following a decision by Women’s Ski Jumping USA (WSJ-USA) to focus more on its successful Fly Girls development program, the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) … READ MORE → 0 comments

Craftsbury Outdoor Center & NENSA Extend Partnership Through 2016 Season

September 21, 2015 (New Gloucester, Maine) – New England Nordic Ski Association and Craftsbury Outdoor Center extend long-standing partnership for another season with Craftsbury signing on as an official sponsor of NENSA and … READ MORE → 0 comments

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9th Annual Climb to the Castle – Caldwell Wins after Burke Miscues, Rose Outduels Cook

September 20, 2015 (Wilmington, New York) – NCAA Champion Patrick Caldwell took the win in the men’s race while Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation’s Mary Rose topped the women’s field at the 9th … READ MORE →4 comments

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National Nordic Sports Grooming Conference @Sovereign Lake April 4-6

September 19, 2015 (Sovereign Lake, BC) – Sovereign Lake Nordic Club is proud to host the 2016 National Nordic Sports Grooming Conference taking place in Vernon, BC this coming spring April 4-6. Last … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Fast and Female Camp @Park City – Oct. 4

September 19, 2015 (Park City, UT) – Young girls ages 8 to 18 will spend an afternoon training alongside Olympians and U.S. Ski Team stars when the Fast and Female Champ Camp returns to … READ MORE → 0 comments

AthletesCAN Seeking Board of Directors Nominees – Apply Now

September 18, 2015 – AthletesCAN, the association of Canada’s national team athletes, is looking for enthusiastic, talented individuals who are committed to improving sport in Canada to join its board of directors. Elections … READ MORE → 0 comments

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High Sierra Announced as Official Supplier of Snow Sports Canada – New Team Gear Debuts

September 17, 2015 (Canmore, AB) – With the 2015-2016 snow sport season kicking off in just a few short weeks, the seven members of Snow Sports Canada happily took delivery of their first … READ MORE → 0 comments

WADA Publishes Global List of Suspended Athlete Support Personnel

September 16, 2015 – As part of its role in providing guidance to anti-doping organisations, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) today published a global list of Athlete Support Personnel who are currently suspended from … READ MORE → 0 comments

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USSA National Coaches Symposium and L200 Training Wraps Up in Lake Placid

September 16, 2015 – It’s been a busy and informative 5 days for coaches around New England, with time for some fun too. Last Wednesday and Thursday, 18 coaches took part in the … READ MORE → 0 comments

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NYSEF Whiteface Climb to the Castle Rollerski Race Sept. 20

September 16, 2015 (Wilmington, New York) – Countdown to race day has started. Climb to the top of Whiteface, New York’s 5th highest peak for a 360-degree panoramic view of the Adirondacks, New … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Norwegian Superstar Northug to Leave National Team?

September 15, 2015 (Oslo, Norway) – Norwegian XC superstar, Petter Northug will not likely be skiing for his national team during the next season according to a press release from Norges Skiforbund, the … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Norway to Build World’s Largest Indoor Ski Centre Launching in 2018

September 14, 2015 (Oslo, Norway) – Work is expected to start in the next few months on Skihallen, the world’s largest indoor ski centre, reports The Local Europe AB. The planned six-story building will … READ MORE → 0 comments

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2015 Thomas-Fedun Foundation Education Bursary Award Winners Announced

September 14, 2015 (Canmore, AB) – Conjuring harmony between athletics and academics is a deeply personal journey. For some, it’s as elusive as Nirvana, a long and arduous struggle achievable only after much … READ MORE → 0 comments

USA’s Nita Englund Third Overall @FIS Ski Jumping Summer GP in Kazakhstan

September 13, 2015 (Almaty Kazakhstan) – American Nita Englund (Florence, WI) came away from the final two weekends of FIS Ski Jumping Summer Grand Prix with a big step forward in her international career, … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Markus Cramer – New Coach for Alexander Legkov + Video

September 13, 2015 – Former German junior & U23 team coach Marcus Cramer has taken over the coaching of  Olympic and Tour de Ski champion, Alexander Legkov and Sergey Turyshev, both of Russia.

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(Germany) – A record number of 40 skiers took part in two parallel training camps of the Swedish national team in Toblach and Oberstdorf from August 25th – September 4th. The men’s team ran … READ MORE → 0 comments