Archive | February, 2004

Hakkinen Back On Track

February 27, 2004 – The U.S. Biathlon Team had a good start to the day in Lake Placid with asixteenth place result from Rachel Steer in the 7.5K women's sprintrace. Jay Hakkinen, also of Alaska, … READ MORE →

Olympian Milaine Theriault In First World Cup Appearance As New Mom

February 26, 2004 – Canada's cross-country ski women, Sara Renner and Beckie Scott, not only welcomed team member, Milaine Theriault, back to the World Cup circuit on Thursday, but they also posted two top-10 results. … READ MORE →

Canada’s Gaiazova Eighth, Roycroft Ninth

February 26, 2004 – Canada's future Olympic cross-country skiers continued to make strides at the Opa Continental Cup on Wednesday, with two more Canadians finishing in the top-10 in men and women's classic events in … READ MORE →

Newell Gets World Cup Points In Norway

February 25, 2004 – Andy Newell  (Shaftsbury, VT), SuperTour 2004 Sprint Champion, collected his first  World Cup points Tuesday, finishing 25th in a freestyle sprint at Granaesen Park (the 1997  World Championships venue). Janusz Krezelok … READ MORE →

Freeman 26th In World Cup

February 23 – On Saturday, Kris Freeman (Andover, NH) was 26th in a 15K classic technique World Cup race won by defending World Cup champion Mathias Fredriksson of Sweden. Czech Katerina Neumannova won the women's … READ MORE →

Scott 11th at World Cup

February 22, 2004 – Canada's Beckie Scott kept pace with the world's best finishing 11th on a gentle, yet challenging, World Cup track on Saturday in Umea, Sweden. Canada's cross-country ski queen, who forms a … READ MORE →

Silver Fox Trot Results

February 22 – The Annual Silver Fox Trot cross-country ski race drew over 300 skiers to Garipay Field in Hanover on Saturday. The seventh of eight Banknorth Eastern Cup events, the five and 10km Freestyle … READ MORE →

Canada’s World Cup Men’s Team 4th At World Cup

February 22, 2004 – Canada's Chandra Crawford's storybook cross-country ski season continued on Sunday when the upstart athlete won a silver medal in a photo finish at an Opa Continental Cup sprint competition in Capracotta, … READ MORE →

Canada’s Beckie Scott 10th At World Cup

February 18, 2004 – Stockholm, SWE-Canada's Beckie Scott, who was in Canada last week to attend the Keskinada Loppet in Gatineau, Que., rejoined her teammates for a rare mid-week World Cup cross-country ski competition in … READ MORE →

Exel’s Raptor World Cup Ski Pole

February 16, 2004 – At ISPO Winter 2004, February 14, 2004, Exel introduced an exciting XC ski pole innovation. The new racing pole, C1 Raptor World Cup will significantly improve skier performance. The project began … READ MORE →

Canada’s Goldsack Takes Gold and Crawford Silver

February 13, 2004 – Canada's cross-country skiers shocked the world on Thursday, picking up a gold and silver medal at the Under-23 Cross-Country Ski World Championships in Soldier Hollow, Utah. Drew Goldsack, of Red Deer, … READ MORE →

Fischer Skis U.S. Re-locates and Expands

February 12, 2004 – Fischer Skis U.S. is expanding into a new location in Manchester, N.H. fifteen miles from its current location in Concord, N.H. Fischer will break ground this June on the new building … READ MORE →

Canada’s Juniors Have Roller Coaster Week At Worlds

February 9, 2004 – Canada's next generation of Olympic cross-country skiers had a challenging finish to a week filled with highs and lows at the Nordic Junior World Ski Championships in Stryn, Norway on Sunday. … READ MORE →

Chamberlain Warms Up For World Cups

February 8 – In a run-away win, David Chamberlain (Fischer/Gould Academy) won the Men's 15km classic race at the Banknorth Eastern Cup at Notchview Reservation. Chamberlain has also won the overall U.S. SuperTour and next … READ MORE →

Canadians in Top-15 at Junior Worlds

February 7, 2003 (Stryn, Norway) -Two years may have passed since Canada's Beckie Scott captured the nation's first Olympic gold medal in cross-country skiing, but her feat still has an impact on hundreds of young … READ MORE →

NTDC-Thunder Bay Job Opportunity

February 7, 2004 – It is with regret that we must see Jussi Piirainen return to Finland at the end of this season where he will finish his thesis work for his Masters Coaching Degree.  … READ MORE →

Scott Gets Top-Fifteen Result

February 6, 2004 – Canada's Beckie Scott competed in her first World Cup event on Friday in more than a month as she stayed in North America for the past five weeks to train and … READ MORE →

Canada Fares Well At Junior Worlds

February 5, 2004 – Canada's Perianne Jones bounced back after a difficult opening day earlier this week at the Nordic Junior World Ski Championships in Stryn, Norway to finish in 22nd place in a 5K … READ MORE →

Canada's Harris Leads Team To Nordic Junior WorldsFebruary 4, 2004 – Canada's Junior Nordic Combined Team got the first event of their World Championships under their belt on Wednesday, in Stryn, Norway.Canada's Wes Harris led … READ MORE →

Canucks Fare Well At Junior Worlds

February 3, 2004 – Canada's Marcia Birkigt led a group of eight young Canadian cross-country skiers in her first ever international competition on Tuesday at the Nordic Junior World Ski Championships in Stryn, Norway. The … READ MORE →

Vermont Skiers Dominate 50K at US Nats

February 1, 2004 – When you grow up in Vermont as a cross-country skier, you soon learn that “Vermont Ain't Flat”. Three Green Mtn Boys capitalized on this home state training advantage to emerge with … READ MORE →