Archive | February, 2003

Swenson 11TH, Freeman 14TH Behind Winner Elofsson

VAL DI FIEMME, Italy (Feb. 23, 2003) – Defending World Cup champion Per Elofsson of Sweden buried a season of frustration Sunday, taking charge in the final 250 meters to win the men's 10+10 skiathlon … READ MORE →

Scott’s Flying at 2003 Nordic Worlds

February 22, 2003 (Val di Fiemme, Italy) – Beckie Scott, of the Canadian National Cross Country Ski team, was a 1.5 seconds from winning today's double pursuit ski race at the World Nordic Ski Championships … READ MORE →

Freeman Seconds from Top at 2003 Worlds

Friday, February 21, 2003 (Val di Fiemme, Italy) – Young American cross-country ski racer Kris Freeman was 2 seconds from the bronze medal and 11 seconds from gold today as he soared to an incredible … READ MORE →

Skari’s Second Gold – Scott Eighth

February 20, 2003 (Val di Fiemme, Italy) – Bente Skari of Norway brought in her second gold medal in the 10 km classic cross-country ski race this morning as the second women's event unfolded at … READ MORE →

Freeman Seconds from Top at 2003 Worlds

Friday, February 21, 2003 (Val di Fiemme, Italy) – Young American cross-country ski racer Kris Freeman was 2 seconds from the bronze medal and 11 seconds from gold today as he soared to an incredible … READ MORE →

Skari’s Gold at World Champs

February 18, 2003 – Val di Fiemme, Italy – The unstoppable Norwegian Bente Skari continued her season-long winning streak this morning as she dominated in the Women's 15 km classic mass start cross-country ski event … READ MORE →

Another World Cup Silver for Canada

February 15, 2003 – Hot on the heels of yesterday's U23 champs silver by Edmonton's Tara Whitten, two more Albertans had great results in a 5k classic World Cup in Asiago Italy. Beckie Scott finished … READ MORE →

Kris Freeman Win Gold at U-23 Worlds!

(Bormio, Italy), February 13, 2003 – American Kris Freeman dominated the men's opening 30 km classical mass start race by over two minutes this morning at the Under-23 World Cross Country Ski Championships in Bormio, … READ MORE →

Kris Freeman: Olympic and National Champion XC Skier

And spokesperson for Eli Lilly and Company

February 12, 2003 – In a sport where athletes typically peak in their late twenties, Kris Freeman, at the age of 22, is ranked second in the nation and already has won three national championship … READ MORE →

McKeever Adds Fourth Gold

February 12, 2003 (Baiersbronn, Germany) – The Canadian National Disabled Cross Country Ski Team added a fourth gold and a bronze to their building heap of hardware today after Brian McKeever continued to dominated the … READ MORE →

Russians Dominate Relay Events at Juniors World 2003

February 9, 2003, Solleftea, Sweden – The men and women's Russian teams hadlittle competition today as they blew away their fields in the 4×10 km and4×5 km relay in the last of a four race … READ MORE →

Gregory Baxter Leads Canadians at Nordic 2003 Junior Worlds

Austria's Morgenstern Jumps to Gold

February 8, 2003, Solleftea, Sweden – Canada's Gregory Baxter may only be 13-years-old, but his young age certainly didn't faze him during the individual ski jumping competition at the World Junior Nordic Ski Championships in … READ MORE →

McKeever and Whyte Win Medals

Saturday, February 8, 2003 (Baiersbronn, Germany) – Two-time Paralympicgold medallist Brian McKeever and fellow teammate and two-time ParalympianShauna Maria Whyte both won medals at the opening race at the WorldDisabled Ski Championships held in Baiersbronn, … READ MORE →

Gaiazova Soars to Top 16 at World Juniors

February 6, 2003, Solleftea, Sweden – Nineteen-year old Daria Gaiazova proved why she is one of Canada's best cross-country skiers today when she placed 16th in the 5 km classic World Junior cross-country ski race … READ MORE →

Beckie Scott Wins Swiss International Sprint

February 5, 2003 (Pontresina, Switzerland) – Canadian National Cross Country ski team members Beckie Scott and Sara Renner stood on the medal podium together this evening after a successful sprint race at the Grand Prix … READ MORE →

Gaiazova 29th at Junior Worlds

February 4, 2003 (Solleftea, Sweden) – Canadian Junior Cross Country skiteam member Daria Gaiazova, from Montreal, came in a respectable 29thyesterday morning after the 15 km mass start freestyle cross-country skirace got underway during … READ MORE →

Get Skiing…

Telemark Resort Snow Report

Tuesday, February 4, 2003:Cross Country Ski Conditions: Good on the XC Fever Trail, & Horse Barn Loop. Fair classic track. 1.5 kilometers are suitable for beginner skiers. Good to very good on the Birkie 4, … READ MORE →