Archive | January, 2004

Western Canadians Sprint Cancelled

January 28, 2004 – Issued by the Edmonton Nordic Ski Club: The jury decision is that the Friday sprint races will be cancelled. Furthermore, the sprint races will not be rescheduled. The races scheduled for … READ MORE →

Canada’s Renner 8th at World Cup

January 26, 2004 – It may have been the most gratifying, yet longest four hours in Canadian cross-country skier Sara Renner's life. The Canmore, Alta., native finished eighth in Sunday's Marcianlonga, a 70-kilometre ultra marathon … READ MORE →

Canada’s Myslicki in 33rd at World Cup

January 27, 2004 – Jason Myslicki put himself in the hunt for his best result of the season, but a mental lapse at the finish line dropped him down the standings, at a nordic combined … READ MORE →

Canada’s Jason Myslicki Crashes Hard

January 25, 2004 – Jason Myslicki literally ran into his competition today, and crashed with five other nordic combined athletes as they started the 10 kilometre Mass Start race in Sapporo, Japan.The crash set him … READ MORE →

Ontario Coaching Opportunities

January 24, 2004 – Coaching Opportunities for the Ontario OWRT/Senior Team Spring Series. Dates: To be determined Requirements: 2 Level III coaches, 1 of each gender Main Responsibilities: Organize logistics of trip in conjunction with … READ MORE →

2004 New England Women’s Ski Day

January 23, 2004 – Super Bowl Sunday is for Skiing! Join us for a fun day of cross-country skiing for women, by women. The third annual New England Women's XC Ski Day, sponsored by Banknorth … READ MORE →

Canada’s McKeever Wins

January 23, 2004 – Brian McKeever continued his winning ways on the Disabled World Cup circuit, capturing the 1km sprint in Isny/Tannheim, Germany. Shauna Whyte of Hinton claimed bronze in the Womens sitski sprint. Other … READ MORE →

Timing Is Everything For Canada’s Myslicki

January 23, 2004 – During his first World Cup season, Canada's Jason Myslicki recorded his second-best career finish, at a Gundersen event in Nayoro, Japan. Myslicki, 26, from Thunder Bay, Ont., had a jump total … READ MORE →

Vermont State Snowshoe Championships

January 22, 2004 – The Vermont State Snowshoe Championships and Nike ACG Regional Qualifier event is taking place in Essex Junction VT this Saturday, January 24/04, beginning at 1:00pm. This 5km/10km event located just outside … READ MORE →

McKeever Continues Great Peformance

January 21, 2004 – Brian McKeever, of Canmore, won his second gold medal at the Nordic Disabled World Cup Skiing in Tannheim, Germany. McKeever was competing in the 10 km classic race for visually impaired.  … READ MORE →

Renner 8th – Equals Best Ever World Cup Result

January 21, 2004 – Canada's Sara Renner is on track towards grabbing her first career World Cup podium after equaling her best ever World Cup result with an eighth-place finish in the one-kilometre sprint on … READ MORE →

Lost/Found Articles – Ontario Nordic Cup

January 19, 2004-  The following are items were lost at the Ontario Nordic Cup, held Dec 28th and 29th and can be picked up at the next Ontario Cup in Deep River on January 17, … READ MORE →

Canada’s Renner On Track For First Career Podium

January 18, 2004 – Canada's Sara Renner is on track towards grabbing her first career World Cup podium after equaling her best ever World Cup result with an eighth-place finish in the one-kilometre sprint on … READ MORE →

USSA Competition Guide Published

January 17, 2003 – The USSA Competition Guide for each sport has been published and is now available online! Copies have also been mailed in mid-September to all renewed USSA members. You can access the … READ MORE →

Senior National Ski Team Selection Process

January 17, 2004 – The number of people selected was limited to athletes meeting the CCC performance standard and the budget available as outlined in the selection criteria.Points calculation: Only athletes with North American FIS … READ MORE →

Canadian Men’s Team Gets Reality Check

January 17, 2004 – Canada's developing men's cross-country ski team got a quick taste of reality of what it is like to race at an elite level, while competing in a Viessmann World Cup event … READ MORE →

Girls Of The Canadian Rockies

January 17, 2004 – Resorts of the Canadian Rockies and Kokanee have joined forces in support of the Canadian Avalanche Association (CAA). These Canadian Rockies based companies are hoping to raise awareness and financial support … READ MORE →

Nissan National Ski & Snowboard Week

January 17, 2004 – The countdown has begun for one of Canada's biggest and best winter bashes. Nissan National Ski & Snowboard Week (NSSW) is quickly approaching and set to take place at ski and … READ MORE →

New Canadian Anti-Doping Program

January 16, 2004 – Here is the new Canadian Anti-Doping Program. Click on the following for the final draft for consultation and comment:

Great Rates At British Columbia’s Winter Resorts

January 13, 2004 – Travellers planning to visit British Columbia this winter can book ski packages and find information about British Columbia's winter resorts at Two-night accommodation and lift packages begin at just $200 … READ MORE →

US World Junior Championship Team Named

January 13, 2003 – Alison Crocker parlayed a couple of top ten overall finishes at the Chevrolet U.S. Cross-Country Championships into the top qualifying spot for the 2004 World Junior Team that was announced Monday … READ MORE →

U.S. Scandinavian Cup Team Announced

January 12, 2003 – Aspen Colorado's Simi Hamilton and Burke Mt. Academy's Liz Stephen head the U.S. Scandinavian Cup team that was named Friday by the U.S. Ski Team at the conclusion of Chevrolet U.S. … READ MORE →

Applications Invited for 2004 Olympic Academy

January 12, 2004 (Toronto, ON) – The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) is inviting applications from across Canada for the 18th session of the Olympic Academy of Canada (OAC) to be held in Calgary, July 3-8, … READ MORE →

Flora, Konrad Take Final Golds at USA XC Champs

January 12 – The 2004 Chevrolet U.S. Cross Country Championships concluded Sunday with Olympian Lars Flora (Anchorage, AK) and Sarah Konrad (Laramie, WY) capturing the long distance, free technique titles – the men's 50K, 30K … READ MORE →

Canada’s Myslicki Learns Another Lesson

January 11, 2004 – Canada's 26-year-old Jason Myslicki, our country's first World Cup nordic combined athlete, continued his inaugural season today, at a Gundersen event in Seefeld, Austria.Myslicki, a Thunder Bay, Ont. native who trains … READ MORE →

Lodwick 6th In Nordic Combined Sprint

January 10, 2004 – Finland's Hannu Manninen and Samppa Lajunen finished 1-2 Saturday night in a nordic combined World Cup sprint and Todd Lodwick (Steamboat Springs, CO), chasing what would have a U.S. record fourth … READ MORE →

Canada’s Jason Myslicki Perserveres

January 10, 2003 – Canada's first World Cup nordic combined athlete, Jason Myslicki, finished as fast as his skis could take him at a Sprint nordic combined event today in Seefeld, Austria.The 26-year-old, from Thunder … READ MORE →

Fischer Loppet Revived at Hardwood Hills

January 10, 2003 – Hardwood Hills has hosted many versions of Loppets since it opened in 1983, and this year is celebrating its 20th Anniversary with the revival of the Fischer Loppet, March 6th, 2004. … READ MORE →

USSA Looks For World Cup Venue Replacement

January 9, 2003 – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association is reviewing its World Cup strategy, looking for a new site after the announcement by Park City Mountain Resort that it could no longer host … READ MORE →

First President’s Council Winter Clinic

January 7, 2003 – W.L. Gore & Associates, inventor of GORE-TEX fabric, today joined SnowSports Industries America's (SIA) national consumer initiative, Winter Feels Good, as the official outerwear sponsor. Launched last September, Winter Feels Good … READ MORE →

Swenson And Dessault Nab Another Title

January 7, 2003 – Olympian Carl Swenson (Park City, UT) and Rebecca Dussault (Gunnison, CO) completed their individual “hat trick” Tuesday at the Chevrolet U.S. Cross Country Championships as each cruised to a third gold … READ MORE →

Anchorage Home To Nation’s Largest Women-Only Ski Event

Jan. 7, 2004 – While football fans around the country watch two top teams in the United States battle for first place in the National Football League (NFL), women of all ages will be gathering … READ MORE →

CCC’s Recruitment To Skiing

January 6, 2003 – An important component of Cross Country Canada's athlete development program is to help attract new athlete's into our sport. The larger the talent pool, the greater the competitive density and the … READ MORE →

Canada’s Jeffries Takes Silver At US Nationals

January 6, 2003 – Canada's Chris Jeffries had all cylinders firing on Tuesday as he powerfully skated his way through a 10-kilometre course packed with 210 athletes from around the world to finish second at … READ MORE →

Columbia Brewery Avalanche Awareness Days

January 6, 2003 – The 6th Annual Columbia Brewery Avalanche Awareness Days will be held January 10th and 11th, 2004 in more than 30 mountain communities in Canada, to promote public awareness about the hazards … READ MORE →

Todd Lodwick Photos Now Online

January 6, 2003 – Todd  Lodwick's historic nordic combined win in Schonach, Gemany Sunday, Jan. 4 are  now available for editorial, online or commercial use through German  photographer Wolfgang Woehrle.  Low-res images are available for … READ MORE →

Atomic Releases \”Femme Fatale\”

January 6, 2003 – Atomic has worked closely for the last three years with research scientists at the University of Innsbruck and the University of Salzburg to fully analyze the differences between how men and … READ MORE →

Swenson and Dussault Win Again

January 6, 2003 – Two-time Olympian Carl Swenson (Park City, UT) and Rebecca Dussault (Gunnison, CO) collected their second titles in 48 hours Monday as a blockbuster field of 453 skiers helped make history at … READ MORE →

USA’s Lodwick Wins World Cup

January 5, 2003 – Todd Lodwick (Steamboat Springs, CO) won the sixth nordic combined World Cup of his career Sunday, edging World Cup leader Ronny Ackermann of Germany by seven-tenths of a second in a … READ MORE →

Canada’s Myslicki Gets Great Jump

January 4, 2003 – Jason Myslicki, the 26-year-old, from Thunder Bay, Ont., scored 210.0 points from the K90 tower for his best two jump total of the season that placed him in 17th position to … READ MORE →

U-23 Criterium / OPA Tour Contingency Selection

December 3, 2003 – Due to the uncertainty regarding international participation at the U-23 Criterium scheduled for Soldier Hollow, USA in Feb. 2004, the NSTC has formulated a contingency plan which would be implemented in … READ MORE →

Swenson Wins Ninth Title at US Championships

January 4, 2003 – Two-time Olympian Carl Swenson (Boulder, CO) braved a light but relentless, chilling rain on Saturday, January 3, 2004 to collect his ninth title – his first in classic technique, winning the … READ MORE →

Crowd Set for U.S. 2004 Title Races

January 3, 2003 – Olympians and aspiring Olympians battling for national titles will be first and foremost starting Saturday at the 2004 Chevrolet U.S. Cross Country Championships at Black Mountain, but U.S. coaches also will … READ MORE →