Archive | January, 2003

SIA 2003 Show Report for Day One

LAS VEGAS (January 28, 2003) – Opening Night Party, Cyber Cafe, New Show Daily Highlight First Day; Show pauses to remember fallen snowboarder Craig Kelly.The Mandalay Bay Convention Center, site of the 2003 SnowSports Industries … READ MORE →

SkiTrax Poll Now Live

January 25, 2003 – SkiTrax Magazine's 2002/03 North American Poll is now active. Sorry for the delay in getting our Poll activated… with the holidays and other obligations we weren't able to do everything in … READ MORE →

John Schweitzer Wins 2003 Dagfinn Ragg Award

One and all… I am pleased to announce that John Schweitzer has been selected as the recipient of the 2003 Dagfinn Ragg Award. This annual award goes to that person whose past and continuing contributions … READ MORE →

X-C Racers Named For 2003 Worlds

PARK CITY, UT (Jan. 21) – Two-time Olympian Carl Swenson (Boulder, NH), who won three more titles at the recent Chevy Truck U.S. championships, heads a group of eight men and five women named Tuesday … READ MORE →

Junior Worlds and Junior Development XC Ski Teams Announced

January 22, 2003 (Mt. Ste. Anne, Quebec) – The athletes selected for trips to Soleftea, Sweden for the 2003 World Junior Championships and to Switzerland and Italy for a series of international-level races were named … READ MORE →

Top Results Bode Well For Canadian Racers

Sunday, January 19, 2003 (Mt. Ste Anne, Quebec) – It was a good day for members of the Canadian Junior and Senior National Cross Country Ski teams as they brought in three medals and six … READ MORE →

Skari Wins, Swenson Top US Skier

NOVE MESTO, Czech Republic (Jan. 18) – Norway’s Bente Skari fattened herWorld Cup lead Saturday as she earned her 35th victory, winning a 10-kmskate race, while national favorite Lukas Bauer won for the first time,taking … READ MORE →

Team Rossignol’s Ivanova Top U.S. Skier

Sunday was no time for rest as Team Rossignol's Katja Ivanova took a commanding lead from the beginning of the National 30km mass start women's race. She added more and more seconds on field in … READ MORE →

Teela and Downs Victorious At Biathlon Trials

Grand Rapids, MN – Denise Teela of Anchorage, AK and Jesse Downs of Sylvan Beach, NY, battled strong winds to score wins on the first day of the combined World University Games/ Junior World Championship … READ MORE →

Third Annual 24 Hours Of Telemark In The Books

Cable, Wisconsin (January 12, 2003) – Despite bitterly cold temperatures, dangerous wind chills and a shortened course, nearly 200 cross country skiers turned out for the 3rd annual 24 Hours of Telemark on Jan. 11th … READ MORE →

Bryan’s Fuel – 24 Hour Of Steam

Join us for the HOTTEST Cross-Country ski race in Canada. Bryan's Fuel – 24 Hour Of Steam, a fundraiser for the Children's Wish Foundation, will take place February 22-23 in Orangeville, Ontario, having now raised … READ MORE →

Lodwick In First Nordic Combined Podium Of Year

CHAUX NEUVE, France (Jan. 12) – Todd Lodwick (Steamboat Springs, CO) earned his first nordic combined World Cup podium Sunday, finishing third behind Austrian Felix Gottwald in an individual event. Gottwald crushed the field, beating … READ MORE →

Swenson, Ivanova Dominate Sprints

Chevy Truck 2003 U.S. XC Championships

Rumford, ME (Jan. 9) – Two-time Olympian Carl Swenson (Boulder, CO) and biathlete Katja Ivanova (Jericho, VT), a Russian whose citizenship is pending, picked up their second gold medals of the Chevy Truck U.S. Cross … READ MORE →

Swenson, Ivanova Top Historic Field of 400

Chevy Truck U.S. Championships - Day 2

RUMFORD, ME (Jan. 6) – On a record-setting day in U.S. ski history, two-time Olympian Carl Swenson (Boulder, CO) returned to his New England roots Monday and won his sixth U.S. title at the Chevy … READ MORE →

Cable Area has SNOW!!!

January 9, 2003 – After lots of snow dances, the Cable Area of northwest Wisconsin received several inches of the beautiful white stuff this morning and more is in the forecast! Don't forget that this … READ MORE →

24 Hours of Telemark Continues

January 6, 2002 – Despite the lack of snowfall in the upper Midwest this winter, the 3, 6, 12 & 24 Hours of Telemark will proceed on January 11-12, 2003 at 10 am.“Given the current … READ MORE →

Freeman and Wagner Battle for X-C Gold!

Rumford, ME (January 4, 2002) – Ignoring a continuing snowstorm, Olympian KrisFreeman (Andover, NH) was nearly two minutes ahead of older brother Justin(Andover) to win the men’s 30-km classic title Saturday, Jan 4, … READ MORE →

Freeman and Ivanova Win Banknorth Nordic Heritage 10K Classic

January 2, 2003 (Presque Isle, ME) – In a repeat of the sprint results, Katja Ivanova, National Guard/Rossignol, won decisively over second place Sarah Konrad of the Alpina Racing Team, in the Nordic Heritage 10km … READ MORE →

Teela and Downs Victorious at US Biathlon Trials

January 2, 2003 (Grand Rapids, MN) – Denise Teela of Anchorage, AK and Jesse Downs of Sylvan Beach, NY, battled strong winds to score wins on the first day of the combined World University Games/Junior … READ MORE →