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Canada’s Crawford and Smith Take Stellar Silver in Single Mixed Relay – Canucks 9th and USA 10th in Mixed Relay

November 29, 2015 (Ostersund, Sweden) – Canada’s Rosanna Crawford and Nathan Smith teamed up and came from behind to win a stellar silver in the single mixed relay at the season-opener in Ostersund, … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Canada’s Harvey Strong 7th as Sundby Claims Men’s Ruka Triple Mini Tour Crown

November 29, 2015 (Kuusamo, Finland) – The final tough 15km CL stage of the Ruka Triple mini-tour saw Canada’s Alex Harvey finish seventh overall for his best-ever result at the opening weekend of … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Sadie Bjornsen Nails Career-best 14th Overall @ Ruka Triple – Johaug Wins Mini Tour

November 29, 2015 (Ruka, Finland) – The USA’s Sadie Bjornsen was the top North American with a career-best 14th-place finish at the three-day Ruka Triple mini-tour marking the second year she has led … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Interview with Devon Kershaw @Ruka Triple on the Comeback Trail

November 28, 2015 (Ruka, Finland) – While the limelight was on Alex Harvey at today’s race, his long-standing teammate and friend Devon Kershaw, had a solid day finishing 24th in the points. After being … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Katherine Ogden & Brian Gregg Top 10/15km FR Fields on Day 2 @USSA SuperTour in West Yellowstone

November 28, 2015 (West Yellowstone, MT) – Junior Katherine Ogden of SMST2 overcame a first-lap deficit to win the women’s 10km FR race on Day 2 of the USSA SuperTour in West Yellowstone. … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Canada’s Harvey Strikes Silver in Men’s 10km FR @Ruka Triple – First Medal Ever before Xmas Break

November 28, 2015 (Ruka, Finland) – Canada’s Alex Harvey, 27, landed his first World Cup podium of the season, and the first ever before Christmas. The talented Canuck claim second in the men’s 10km … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Bjornsen Solid 14th and Diggins 16th in Women’s 5km FR @ Ruka Triple – Johaug Dominates

November 28, 2015 (Ruka, Finland) – American Sadie Bjornsen delivered another solid result finishing 14th in the women’s 5km FR race, the second-stage of the Ruka Triple, with teammate Jessie Diggins just behind … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Nordic Combined and Ski Jumping Season Opener Races in Ruka Cancelled Due to High Wind

November 28, 2015 (Ruka, Finland) – Due to the wind situation, the first 2015/16 Nordic Combined Individual Gundersen competition of the weekend in Ruka had to be cancelled. The wind conditions proved to … READ MORE → 0 comments

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USSA SuperTour #1 West Yellowstone – Bender and Hanneman Triumph @Day 1 Sprints FR

November 27, 2015 (West Yellowstone, MT) – Alaska Pacific University’s Logan Hanneman surged during the final in the men’s 1.3km FR sprint, to beat out his brother Reese and claim the top spot … READ MORE → 0 comments

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SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2015/16 Contest w/$4,500 in Prizes – DON’T MISS IT

November 27, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – With over 200 contestants registered and $4,500 worth of prizes up for grabs, the annual SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2015/16 Contest is off and running. Don’t … READ MORE → 0 comments

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USA’s Newell Fantastic 4th at FIS WCup Kuusamo Men’s 1.4km Sprint CL – Fossli Wins, Valjas 22nd

November 27, 2015 (Kuusamo, Finland) – USA’s Andy Newell charged out of the gates on a mission at today’s FIS WCup season opener in Kuusamo, Finland, Day 1 of the Ruka Triple mini-tour, … READ MORE → 0 comments

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USA’s Sargent Strong 7th as Falla Wins FIS WCup Kuusamo Women’s Sprint CL @Ruka Opener

November 27, 2015 (Kuusamo, Finland) – The USA’s Ida Sargent had a solid day at the office as the top American finishing a strong seventh place in the women’s 1.4km CL Sprint as the … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Welcome NBC Family – Watch Ruka Triple XC Ski, Nordic Combined, Ski Jumping LIVE STREAMING

November 26, 2015 – Over the next two weekends, U.S. ski fans will be treated to over 60 hours of broadcast and streaming of ski racing from around the world – most of … READ MORE → 0 comments

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US XC Ski Head Coach Chris Grover’s 2015-16 Season Preview

November 26, 2015 – It’s been a solid summer and fall of preparation and now it’s time to race. U.S. Cross Country Ski Team Head Coach Chris Grover takes a look at the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Inside the Fence – 2015-16 FIS Cross-Country Pre-Season Teaser Video

November 26, 2015 – Building on the success of the 2014-15 season – in partnership with 7th Frame Productions – Inside the Fence will continue this year taking ski fans inside the world … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunities – SIRC, Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre Inc, Sport Surrey

November 26, 2015 – Here are the latest job offerings in the Canadian sports sector, including positions with SIRC, Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre Inc, and Sport Surrey. Please follow the corresponding links … READ MORE → 0 comments

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FIS Nordic Combined Awards Introduced for 2015/16 Season

November 26, 2015 – While everybody speaks about the winter of 2015/16 as a winter without title events and with the overall World Cup trophy as the only big win, Nordic Combined athletes … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Nominate Your Sports Heroes to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame

November 25, 2015 (Calgary, AB) – Induction into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame is our country’s highest sporting honour and Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame strives to reflect and celebrate Canada’s long and … READ MORE → 0 comments

US Nordic Combined Team Named for 2016

November 25, 2015 (Park City, Utah) – Olympians Bryan and Taylor Fletcher (Steamboat Springs, CO) were named to the 2016 U.S. Nordic Combined Ski Team. They will open the 2015-16 season this weekend … READ MORE → 0 comments

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SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2015/16 Contest – Team Registration NOW OPEN

November 24, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – With the first FIS World Cup kicking off the season in Kuusamo, Finland on Nov. 27, we’re pleased to announce the launch of our annual SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World … READ MORE → 0 comments

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USSA Nordic Director Robert Lazzaroni on New Programs, Membership, Benefits and Partnerships

November 24, 2015 – Following a yearlong study by an independent sport task force, the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) introduced sweeping Nordic membership changes, with broader offerings and prices as low … READ MORE → 0 comments

US Cross Country Ski 2016 Team Announced

November 24, 2015 (Park City, Utah) – The 2015-16 U.S. Cross Country Ski Team was announced today, just before the International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup opener in Ruka, Finland. A total of … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Sun Valley Super Tour 2015 Update – Registration, Snow and Course Info

November 24, 2015 – We wanted to let everyone that we are looking forward to the hosting of another edition of Sun Valley Super Tour Races December 5 and 6, 2015. Our event … READ MORE → 0 comments

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FIS Cross-Country World Cup 2015/16 Preview – Ruka Triple to Open Season, Nov. 27-29

November 24, 2015 – With no medals up for grabs in the 2015-16 FIS World Cup season, many athletes will be focusing on the pursuit of crystal globes. Despite there being no championships … READ MORE → 0 comments

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FIS Cross-country Chairman Vegard Ulvang Addresses Snow and Double Poling Issues on Eve of WCup Kickoff

November 24, 2015 – Welcome to a new Cross-Ccountry competition season. There were 305 men and 188 women on the result lists In the first Eastern cup race in Vershina Tea in Russia … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Diggins Report – This IS my Game Face!

November 23, 2015 – This weekend was a great way to kick off the race season and shake out the jet lag, the pre-race jitters, and the months of hard training, and see … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Former Estonian XC Skier Smigun-Vahi Could be Stripped of 2006 Olympic Medals

November 23, 2015 – Former Estonian XC skier Kristina Smigun-Vahi, who is under suspicion for doping, could be stripped of  two gold medals she won at the 2006 Turin Olympic Winter Games according … READ MORE → 0 comments

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First Ever Paralympian Search Held in Calgary

November 23, 2015 – Thirty-eight participants were #PARATOUGH at the first ever Paralympian Search held by the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) and the Canadian Sport Institute Calgary (CSI Calgary) on November 14. The … READ MORE → 0 comments

Court of Arbitration for Sport to Hold First Public Seminar in Canada, Feb. 11 – Registration Open

November 23, 2015 (Montréal, Québec) – Under the theme “Pursuing Excellence in Sport Dispute Resolution”, the Public Seminar the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), hosted by the Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of … READ MORE → 0 comments

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USA’s Diggins Doubles Up with 10km FR Victory @Gallivare – Canada’s Harvey 2nd, Gregg 3rd

November 22, 2015 (Gällivare, Sweden) – Team USA’s Jessie Diggins was fired up on a cold day in Sweden taking her second consecutive victory in the women’s 10km freestyle FIS race with teammate … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Canada’s Heidi Widmer Races for Swiss National Team in Saariselkae, Finland

November 22, 2015 (Saariselkae, Finland) – The Finish season is underway with Saariselkae the site of it’s third weekend of competitions as Dario Cologna and the Swiss team, along with Alexander Legkov and … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Gällivare Premier Sprint CL – MORE PHOTOS

November 22, 2015   (Gällivare, Sweden) – Check out these great photos from the Day One Sprint CL races at the Gällivare Premier where Team USA’s Jessie Diggins claimed her first victory of the season … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Nilsson and Taugboel Take Bruksvallarna Final Day 3 Sprints FR

November 22, 2015 (Bruksvallarna, Sweden) – It was Stina Nilsson’s turn to shine as she took the win in the women’s Sprint FR over teammate Charlotte Kalla with Hanna Falk in third on … READ MORE → 0 comments

USA’s Diggins and Caldwell Go 1-2 in FIS Sprint CL @Gällivare Premier – Newell on Podium, Harvey 7th

November 21, 2015 (Gällivare, Sweden) – Jessie Diggins led Team USA with a victory in the Women’s 1.2km CL Sprint as teammate Sophie Caldwell, the top qualifier, claimed second while Canada’s Emily Nishikawa … READ MORE → 1 comment

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Kalla Doubles Up at Bruksvallarna Opener on Days 1 & 2 – Northug Jr. and Dyrhaug Strong Showings

November 21, 2015 (Bruksvallarna, Sweden) – Charlotte Kalla (SWE) and Petter Northug Jr (NOR) were the clear winners at Friday’s 5/10km classic FIS competition at Sweden’s season opener in Bruksvallarna which sets the … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Biathlon Doping Investigation Involves Dr. Michele Ferrari Former Physician of Lance Armstrong

November 21, 2015 – According to a recent report in The Gaurdian Lance Armstrong’s former physician, Michele Ferrari, has been ordered to stand trial in April for allegedly providing doping assistance to Italian … READ MORE → 1 comment

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Fischer Skis US Names Ryan Leach as New CEO/President

November 21, 2015 – Fischer Skis U.S., LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of privately-held Fischer Sports GmbH, has announced that Ryan Leach will be the CEO/President of its U.S. organization. Fischer is a global … READ MORE → 0 comments

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#LEVELTHEFIELD Gender Equity Campaign in B.C.

November 20, 2015 – The first phase of ViaSport’s #LEVELTHEFIELD campaign has launched,  supporting gender equity and the inclusion of girls and women in sport in BC. #LEVELTHEFIELD is a province-wide movement that will work to create … READ MORE → 1 comment

Devon Kershaw Interview – Update from Sweden

November 20, 2015 – SkiTrax caught up with Canadian XC Ski Team athlete Devon Kershaw as he prepares for the World Cup season launch with his squad in Sweden. He finished 33rd at … READ MORE → 0 comments

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2016 FIS Worldloppet Cup Announces New Name

November 20, 2015 – Since the 1999/2000 season, the Worldloppet Ski Federation in co-operation with the International Ski Federation has chosen around 10 races out of the 20 Worldloppet stages every season to form … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Team Canada, USA, Czech Republic and More to Kick off FIS Season in Gällivare – Nov. 21-22

November 20, 2015 (Gällivare, Sweden) – Five national teams, including the US, Canada, and the Czech Republic, have chosen Gällivare as their training grounds for world cup season. The teams have spent most … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Austrian XC Skier Harald Wurm Provisionally Suspended In Light of Doping Investigation

November 20, 2015 – Harald Wurm, the Austrian XC skier who was put under police investigation in September for suspected doping, was given a provisional suspension on Nov. 19, according to an article … READ MORE → 0 comments

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NBC Plans Extended FIS Nordic World Cup Coverage in USA

November 20, 2015 (Park City, UT) – Fans will have their greatest opportunity in history to watch competitive skiing and snowboarding this winter. NBCUniversal announced Monday that it has formally acquired Universal Sports … READ MORE → 0 comments

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WADA Athlete Committee Leader Beckie Scott Calls for Investigation of all Russian Sports

November 19, 2015 – Canada’s Beckie Scott, a WADA athlete committee leader, is calling for an investigation into all Russian sports after an inquiry into the country’s Track and Field program revealed a … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Madshus and Colorado’s Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort and Spa Team Up for Ultimate Winter Getaway

November 19, 2015 (Seattle, WA) – Madshus, one of the world’s leading performance Nordic ski company, is excited to announce its co-branded promotional contest with highly regarded Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort and Spa … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Women’s Nordic Combined Makes Progress with Extended Competition Calendar

November 19, 2015 – Ladies’ Nordic Combined keeps moving forward as the final competition calendar 2015/16 was released, featuring four different international competition opportunities in four countries.

In collaboration with the Organisation of the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nominations Open for CAAWS Most Influential Women List 2015

November 19, 2015 (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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Interview with Pierre Lafontaine, New CEO @Cross Country Canada

November 18, 2015 (Canmore, AB) – Pierre Lafontaine will take over December 1 as Cross Country Canada’s (CCC) new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Board of Directors recently announced. Lafontaine previously served as … READ MORE → 0 comments

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McKeever, Bouchard, Ahrens Honoured at Petro-Canada Sport Leadership Awards Gala

November 18, 2015 (Winnipeg, MB) – Canada’s coaches and sport administrators were honoured at the Petro-Canada Sport Leadership Awards Gala, hosted by the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC), on Friday night at the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Thank You - Drive for 25 [P] NNF

– Thank you. From Maine to Alaska, and around the World, skiers stepped up to contribute nearly $200,000 to support our Cross Country and NordicCombined athletes. Without you doing your part, this does not … READ MORE → 0 comments