Archive | November, 2002

Beckie Scott Assured of Silver from Salt Lake

The cross-country ski teams appears to have won a new medal from the Salt Lake City Olympics today after the Court of Arbitration for Sport turned down Lazutina and Danilova's appeal of their disqualification from … READ MORE →

Ontario Winter Games Needs Volunteers

I am sending this email of my own accord, independent of the Special Olympics organization. On January 31/February 1st, the Ontario Winter Games will be held in Barrie, Ontario with cross country ski events at … READ MORE →

Italians Take Relay Revenge On Norway

November 28, 2002 (KIRUNA, Sweden) – Cristian Zorzi used a strong finishing kick Sunday help Italy win the men's season-opening World Cup cross-country ski relay. Zorzi beat Norway's Thomas Alsgaard by a tenth of a … READ MORE →

Neumannova Pregnant, Will Skip Season

November 28, 2002 (PRAGUE, Czech Republic) – Czech cross country skier Katerina Neumannova is pregnant and will skip the 2002-03 season, news reports said Tuesday. The three-time Olympic medalist said she had planned to retire … READ MORE →

Beckie Scott Named Top Canadian Skier

David Pym receives 2002 Volunteer of the Year award

November 15, 2002 – Cross Country skier Beckie Scott of Vermillion, Alberta, is the recipient of the 2002 John Semmelink Award as Canada's most outstanding athlete in skiing and snowboarding.Scott won an Olympic bronze medal … READ MORE →

Paris Glove Salutes Beckie Scott

Dear Beckie,Hope that this finds you well because we know that you must be happy.We just heard the great news and wanted to congratulate you on being named this year's winner of the John Semmelink … READ MORE →

The Ice Hotel Launches!

(Quebec, PQ) November 11, 2002 -The Ice Hotel Québec-Canada will be offering new experiences inside its walls this year. At press conferences held in Quebec City and Montreal, the Ice Hotel team introduced the new … READ MORE →

Scott Starts Cross-Country Ski Season on Top

November 10, 2002 (Fairbanks, Alaska) – The snow was lacking, but that did not keep National Cross Country ski team member Beckie Scott from finding her stride to win the senior women's 10 km skate … READ MORE →

Fast Tracks Ahead for Canadian XC Women

The Haywood World Cup Report

November 9, 2002 – The countdown is on! Finally, after months of enduring long and arduous hours of training, cross-country ski racers across North America are wiping their brows and grinning widely. Winter, for the … READ MORE →

Jackson’s Got Snow!

Greetings Ski Friends,While we are still not officially open, Arnold is grooming the Northern endof the Hall Trail (3-4 km) this morning for both classical and skating.While not bottomless, we expect pretty good skiing. … READ MORE →

Soul Slide 2002

The Unparalleled Productions crew is on the road and kicks off an eight-stop Colorado Tour in Ft. Collins, CO! The Eastern Tour starts in Durham, NH and hits Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Massachusetts. Winter … READ MORE →

New CCC Supporting Member Program

This fall CCC has initiated a new membership category for “Supporting Members”. The aim of the new program is to recruit as Members skiers who wish to help promote cross-country skiing and support the CCC … READ MORE →

Banknorth Partners with NENSA

PORTLAND, ME (November 4, 2002) – Banknorth has assumed title sponsorship of the nonprofit New England Nordic Ski Association (NENSA) for the 2003 season. As the main sponsor, Banknorth will serve as lead supporter for … READ MORE →

Jackson Snow Report

We received 3-4 inches of new snow yesterday. There is a winter stormwatch out for tonight and tomorrow. While we won’t be officially open, wewill begin grooming some trails on Thursday if … READ MORE →

Skier Age Profiles

According to the PMB survey, in alpine skiing 24.7% of Canadian participants in 2002 were between the ages of 12 and 17 years of age, up from 21% in 2001. 20% were between 18 and … READ MORE →

Snow, Snow, Snow…

Welcome to winter everyone. The snow has arrived! We've had 20 cms of the beautiful white stuff and have 5 kms of groomed trail for skating. The daytime temperatures remain below freezing, the snow … READ MORE →

New Director Broadens Race and Trail Usage

November 1, 2002, (HAYWARD, WI) – When Shirley Riedmann jumped into her newposition as Executive Director of the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation, she hit the ground running and hasn't stopped. Now, six months after she … READ MORE →