Archive | March, 2004

Final Events List

March 29, 2004 – The final events of the season are coming up: Domestic racing action includes end of the season events in Quebec and Alberta, and the U.S. Spring Series in Colorado. March 27-28 … READ MORE →

Canadian XC Nationals – Day #3

Scott's Golden Hat Trick

March 24, 2004 – Canada's Beckie Scott grabbed her third national title of the week on Sunday after winning the women's 30-kilometre mass start at the Canadian Cross-Country Ski Championships in Charlo, N.B. Scott, of … READ MORE →

Lodwick Double Gold

March 21 – Three-time Olympian Todd Lodwick (Steamboat Springs, CO) ran his national title total to 11 on Saturday night (March 20), completing a double-gold day as he won his seventh U.S. nordic combined championship … READ MORE →

Triple Gold For Lodwick

March 21, 2004 – Todd Lodwick (Steamboat Springs, CO) completed agold-medal hat trick for the weekend on Sunday, March 21, when he won thelarge hill (K114) title at the Chevrolet U.S. Ski Jumping Championships onHowelsen … READ MORE →

Fischer Loppet 2004

March 16, 2004 – The Fischer Loppet was held at Hardwood Hills on March 6, 2004 and despite trying ski conditions after a week of unseasonably warm weather the week prior to the Loppet, and … READ MORE →

Canadian XC Nationals – Day #2

Scott Wins Gold Again

March 20, 2004 – Canada's Beckie Scott was one of four athletes to win a second consecutive gold medal at the Canadian Cross-Country Ski Championships in Charlo, N.B. on Friday.Scott, of Vermilion, Alta., won gold … READ MORE →

Scott and Babikov Golden At Nationals

March 17, 2004 – Beckie Scott acquired a taste of what it will be like when she finally takes her spot on top of the Olympic podium later this year. The Vermilion, Alta. native captured … READ MORE →

U-23 World Champion Returns To Bolton Valley, VT

March 19 – U-23 World Champion and former UVM standout, Kris Freeman, returns from the cross-country World Cup circuit to give a clinic and race in the Banknorth Eastern State Championships at Bolton Valley this … READ MORE →

2004 Nike ACG U.S. Snowshoe Nationals

March 16, 2004 – The beautiful Resort at Squaw Creek in Olympic Valley California was the site of the U.S. Snowshoe Association's fourth annual Nike ACG U.S. National Snowshoe Championships. Squaw Valley's famous crystal clear … READ MORE →

Wood River Wins Third High School Championships

March 16, 2004 – At the Junior Olympic Championships in Lake Placid, NY, the Wood River High School won its third National Cross-Country Ski Education Foundation High School Championship in the past six years. The … READ MORE →

Hoffmann Wins 30K Race, Swenson 31st, Freeman 33rd

March 14, 2004 – Austrian Christian Hoffmann won the final men's World Cup of the cross-country season Sunday, topping World Cup Champion Rene Sommerfeldt of Germany by 19.1 seconds in a 30K freestyle race. Carl … READ MORE →

Pyleva Continues To Shine

March 13, 2004 – Since the World Championships were held in Oberhof in early February, Olga Pyleva of Russia has stood on the top of the podium at every stop on international circuit.  In Oberhof, … READ MORE →

Scott Seventh At World Cup

March 12, 2004 – Beckie Scott posted her second-consecutive season-best result on Saturday after finishing seventh in a 15K free technique cross-country ski event at the World Cup Finals in Pragelato, Italy. The 2002 Olympic … READ MORE →

Scott Nabs Silver At World Cup Finals

March 11, 2004 – Canada's Beckie Scott added a sliver lining to her season, saving her best performance for last on Friday, finishing second in a cross-country ski sprint competition at the World Cup Finals … READ MORE →

Renner Leads Canadian Contingent at World Cup

March 10, 2004 – Canada's Sara Renner was just 75 seconds off the gold-medal pace while finishing 23rd in a World Cup cross-country ski distance event on Sunday in Lahti, Finland.The 27-year-old from Canmore, Alt., … READ MORE →

Rossi Scores at Banknorth Rangeley Lakes Loppet

March 10. 2004 – In contrast to the sunny 60-degree temperatures of “The Great Ski Race”, the Banknorth Rangeley Lakes Loppet started under rainy skies and temperatures in the high 30's in this Northeast ME … READ MORE →

Spin Symposium

March 9, 2004 – For the second consecutive year, from March 26 to April 4, Tremblant is hosting Spin Symposium, the most important riding and alternative culture event in eastern North America. The most awe-inspiring … READ MORE →

Raphael Poiree Wins Again

March 7, 2004 – Only twenty minutes after the women finished their race, the men took to the icy course in Fort Kent for their 12.5-kilometer pursuit competition. While the women had a relatively flat … READ MORE →

Spillane Continues Redbound With Fifth Top Ten

March 7, 2004 – Three-time nordic combined Olympian Todd Lodwick (Steamboat Springs, CO) collected the 100th World Cup top-15 of his career Saturday in the final event of the season. Japan's Daito Takahashi won with … READ MORE →

Beckie Scott Fourth

March 5, 2004 – Canada's Beckie Scott was on a mission to capture her first World Cup podium appearance of the year, but the Olympic gold medallist came up short in the final heat and … READ MORE →

Russian Junior XC Skiers Visit New England

March 5 – Six Russian junior cross-country skiers and their coach will arrive in Vermont on March 19th for an exchange program that has  become an annual event. The skiers, from St. Petersburg Academy, in … READ MORE →

Telemark Demo Gear Sale

March 5, 2004 – Please join us for the 29th Annual Nato Telemark Festival at Mad River Glen Fayston, Vermont  March 13-14, 2004. This is the world's biggest telemark skiing party with over 1,200 teleskiers, … READ MORE →

Team Rossignol News

March 3, 2004 – The Great Glen Trails and Outdoor Center in Glen, NH set the stage for one of the most unique cross-country ski races in the in North America.  Billed as an adventure … READ MORE →

Spillane Fifth In Norway

March 1, 2004 –  Johnny Spillane (Steamboat Springs, CO) finished fifth Sunday, his second  top-five in two weeks in a nordic combined World Cup as he continued his rebound for early season sickness. Ronny Ackermann … READ MORE →

Beckie Scott Day in Labrador

March 1, 2004 – Hi Ski Friends. We had a fantastic Beckie Scott  Day, loads of young skiers, a beautiful sunny Labrador blue sky day -11C with  a very artistic large  snow sculpure ( Sculpure … READ MORE →