Archive | November, 2004

Canadian Olympic Committee Sets Bold New Direction For 2010 Olympic Games

November 29, 2004 – To improve Canada’s performance at the Olympic
Games, particularly to achieve its goal of being the top medal-winning
country at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver/Whistler, the Canadian
Olympic Committee (COC) has set … READ MORE →

Canada’s Zocher Top-30 At Biathlon World Cup

November 29, 2004 – Canada’s Zina Kocher is ready to kick things into sixth-gear after testing her strength among the world’s best in Europa Cup competition in Geilo, Norway.
The 21-year-old Red Deer, Alta. native … READ MORE →

Canada’s World Cup Rookie Grey Qualifies for 2006 Olympics

November 29, 2004 – Canada’s George Grey earned a ticket to his first Olympic Winter Games on Sunday after posting one of his strongest results ever on the Cross-Country Ski World Cup in Kuusamo, Finland. … READ MORE →

Renner Continues To Climb The Ranks

November 26, 2004 – Canada’s Sara Renner feels just a stride or two away from moving into the top of the pack on the world’s elite cross-country skiing circuit.
The 28-year-old, of Canmore, Alta., finished 31st … READ MORE →

CODA Eliminates Funding for Nordic Combined and Jumping

November 25, 2004 – Today, the Calgary Olympic Development Association
(CODA) delivered an unexpected challenge to the sports of ski jumping and
nordic combined in Canada. CODA announced its long-time participation as a
major funder to both of … READ MORE →

NENSA Opens Their Ski-for-K’s Program to the Skiing Public

November 23, 2004 – Just in time for your first tracks of the year, NENSA
has opened their new Ski-for-K’s program to the general public. Ski-For-K’s
is your individual, on-line training log, where you can go … READ MORE →

Nordic World Cup in Norway Report

November 21, 2004 -Canada’s Sara Renner and George Grey got off to a slow
start to the World Cup cross-country ski season, finishing 33rd and 63rd
respectively, in the opening event on the schedule Saturday in Gällivare,
Renner … READ MORE →

US Fares Well At World Cup In Sweden

November 20, 2004 – Battling near-zero cold, the cross country World Cup
schedule resumed Saturday with Axel Teichmann of Germany and Norway’s
Marit Bjoergen winning classic technique races. Kris Freeman (Andover, NH)
had … READ MORE →

World-renowned Trapp Family Lodge to Sponsor NENSA

November 19, 2004 – The Trapp Family Lodge announced today that it is
beginning a three year sponsorship of the New England Nordic Ski Association
(NENSA). The deal makes the Lodge the Official Premier Resort of … READ MORE →

National Cross-Country Ski Championships Web Site Now Live

November 17, 2004 – Information and daily schedules
for the 2005 Cross-Country Ski Championships is now available on-line at
Find results to previous Canadian Cross-Country Ski Championshps under the
links banner.
Please also note a small … READ MORE →

Opening US Team Sprints To Norway

November 15, 2004 – Norway won both ends of the cross-country team (i.e.,
two-skier) sprint relay Sunday to conclude the opening World Cup weekend
along the Rhine River. Marit Bjoergen, who won Saturday’s first women’s
sprint, … READ MORE →

NST Selection Criteria Amendment

November 14, 2004 – Due to several changes in circumstances affecting the
2004/05 season, it is necessary to amend the NST Selection Criteria that
were approved by the NSTC on September 13, 2004. These amendments, together
with the … READ MORE →

New Inductees For Canadian Ski Hall Of Fame

November 13, 2004 – Each year, the Canadian Ski Museum conducts a selection
process to induct exceptional people into the Canadian Ski Hall of Fame
(formerly known as the Honour Roll of Canadian Skiing).
The Hall of Fame … READ MORE →

Beyond Wrapture Opens Spa at Silver Star

November 12, 2004 – After an exhilarating day skiing or snowboarding at
Silver Star Mountain Resort, what could be more relaxing or rejuvenating
than a pampering spa treatment? This winter, Silver Star is pleased to
announce that … READ MORE →

COC and CoSport Launch Ticket Sales For Torino Games

November 12, 2004 – The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC)
and CoSport are announcing the launch of ticket sales to the Canadian public
for the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Turin, Italy. The partnership … READ MORE →

Revised 2005 Canadian XC Championships Technical Package

November 11, 2004 -Please note that the techniques for the sprint races
and the mass start distance races have been changed. To view the revised
Technical Package for the 2005 Nationals click here:

Disabled Cross-Country Ski Clinic

November 10, 2004 – A cross-country ski clinic for the disabled will be
held at Sovereign Lake Nordic Club in Vernon, November 19 to 22, 2004 . The
clinic will feature Jeff Whiting, the Disabled Skiing Coordinator … READ MORE →

Canadian X-Country Ski Championships Schedule

November 9, 2004 – Please note that the techniques for the sprint races
and the mass start distance races have been changed. To view the revised
Technical Package for the 2005 Nationals click … READ MORE →

Scott Commits To 2006 Olympic Games

November 9, 2004 – Beckie Scott has declared she will lead the Canadian
Cross-Country Ski Team to the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Torino, Italy,
the governing body for cross-country skiing announced on … READ MORE →

Silver Star XC Trails Will Open This Weekend!

November 7, 2004 – A furious blast of midwinter weather has turned Silver
Star Mountain into a winter wonderland, and the resort is pleased to
announce the opening of its cross country trails this … READ MORE →

Haywood National Team Report

Anticipation by Casey Dyck

November 5, 2004 – Fall has arrived and so have my mixed emotions regarding
the changing season. Of course as you would expect, I am filled with
excitement and anticipation of the upcoming season as the snowflakes … READ MORE →

Chevrolet Renews With USSA

November 5, 2005 – Chevrolet has announced it will renew its
current partnership through 2007 with the U.S. Ski and Snowboard
Association (USSA), the national governing body for Olympic skiing and
snowboarding. The … READ MORE →

CCC’s New Community Coaching Program Underway

November 3, 2004 – Cross Country Canada officially launched its new
Community Coaching program on October 23rd, with the delivery of an
“Introduction to Community Coaching” workshop in Kamloops, British
Columbia. CCC is one of only seven … READ MORE →

Ski Recruitment Initiatives Back

November 1, 2004 – For the past two seasons, CCC’s Coach and Athlete
Development Committee has organized several initiatives through which CCC
partnered with selected clubs across Canada to introduce kids to the
excitement and satisfaction of competitive … READ MORE →