Archive | October, 2003

Swix is Apparel Sponsor for US Nordic Team

Oct. 30 – U.S. cross country, jumping and nordic combined skiers will wear Swix Apparel this season, the U.S. Ski Team and  Swix Sport said in a joint announcement.Swix, headquartered in  Lillehammer, Norway, with U.S. … READ MORE →

PowerBar Harvest Teams With Intrawest Mountain

October 29, 2003 – PowerBar Inc., creator and leader of the estimated $700 million energy bar category, today announced a two-year marketing partnership for its PowerBar Harvest nutritional energy bar line with Intrawest Corporation, the … READ MORE →

Selection Criteria for 2005 World University Games

October 29, 2003 – Event: 2005 FISU Games, Innsbruck-Seefeld, Austria http://www.universiade-innsbruck.org/ Team Size: Six men and six women. Dates:January 12-22, 2005.Eligibility: Athletes must meet the following criteria in order to be eligible for selection: a) … READ MORE →

Nordic Coaching Internship at Bowdoin College

October 29, 2003 – The Bowdoin College Nordic Ski Program has a coaching internship available for the months of January and February. This is a very active position in a very competitive two month time … READ MORE →

BIOGEN Snow Express for MS

Brings Health and Hope to Ski Slopes

October 29, 2003 – Now is the time for skiers and snowboarders to get a team together for the largest on-snow charity event series in North America. The BIOGEN Snow Express for MS hosts events … READ MORE →

Subaru Factory Team to Fly on Honey Stinger

October 28, 2003 – En-R-G Foods, Inc., makers of Honey Stinger energy bars and gels, recently announced a two-year sponsorship agreement with the Subaru Factory Team.  The company will continue its support of the elite … READ MORE →

Rails Stolen from Whistler Blackcomb

October 27, 2003 – Sometime during the night of Wednesday, October 22  two new rails were stolen from Whistler Blackcomb. The missing rails are red and gray 8″ flat bars, ten feet in length and … READ MORE →

Haywood National Team Report

Stuck in the Mud?

October 26, 2003 – The International Olympic Committee lurches forward like a truck with transmission troubles, with no one willing to get their hands dirty to fix the problem. The Olympic ideals of fair play … READ MORE →

FIS Cross Country World Cup This Weekend

October 23, 2003 – The FIS Cross Country  World Cup season starts this weekend in downtown Düsseldorf, Germany. Snow will  be trucked in to make a sprint course for individual races on Saturday and  sprint … READ MORE →

Haywood Increases CCC Support

October 23, 2003 (Vancouver, BC)  – Haywood Securities, sponsor of the senior National Cross-Country Ski Team, announced today its continued commitment to winter sports excellence and amateur sports development in Canada by increasing its financial … READ MORE →

Beckie Scott Cheered by Olympic Supporters

Medal Upgrade Ceremony

October 21, 2003 (Calgary, AB) – The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), Cross Country Canada (CCC), members of the Canadian sport community and hundreds of cheering supporters joined together at Canada Olympic Park in Calgary … READ MORE →

Scott’s Medal Ceremony on CBC Newsworld

October 21, 2003  – CBC Newsworld has indicated they will be providing live coast-to-coast coverage of Beckie Scott's silver medal presentation. The ceremony is scheduled to begin at Canada Olympic Park in Calgary at 10 … READ MORE →

Lilly Honours Rick Largent

October 19, 2003 – What: Eli Lilly and Company, along with Lilly diabetes spokesperson and Olympic skier Kris Freeman, will present the first-ever LillyforLife Achievement Award to Rick Largent of Moscow, Idaho. The LillyforLife Achievement … READ MORE →

CCES Update For Asthmatics

October 16, 2003 – Athletes taking medication for asthma can only use inhaled formoterol, salbutamol, salmeterol or terbutaline and must declare their use to the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES), and if involved … READ MORE →

Condolences For Geno Marsolek

October 16, 2003 – To Team Rossignol Racers, Sponsors, and Friends: This past Friday evening we lost one great person. Geno Marsolek 52, died when his Pitts S2D stunt plane crashed into Island Lake near … READ MORE →

Beckie Scott Medal Upgrade Ceremony

October 2, 2003 – Cross Country Canada and the National Cross-Country Ski Team, in partnership with the Canadian Olympic Committee and CODA, invite you attend an official Olympic medal presentation ceremony for Beckie Scott, … READ MORE →

Snowshoeing Winter Trails Expands

October 1, 2003 (McLean, VA) – SnowSports Industries America (SIA) announced today that Winter Trails, a free program that introduces the public to snowshoeing, will expand this year to potentially 100 Nordic Centers that are … READ MORE →

Voice of American Birkie Retires

October 2, 2003 (Hayward, WI) – After 20 years of sending scores of skiers from the starting gates of North America's largest cross-country ski race, the “Voice of the Birkie” is giving it a rest. … READ MORE →