Archive | January, 2005

New England Women’s XC Ski Day

February 5th – The 4th Annual New England Women’s XC Ski Day, sponsored by Banknorth, is coming to the Dartmouth XC Ski Touring Center at Occum Pond next Saturday. A cross-country event “for women, by … READ MORE →

Canada’s Myslicki Top-20 At World Cup

January 31, 2005 – Canada’s Jason Myslicki battled through a thick mass of skiers during an extremely tight cross-country sprint to finish 19th at the Nordic Combined World Cup B event in Klingenthal, Germany on … READ MORE →

Clegg and Parent Take Canadian Biathlon Titles

January 31, 2005 – Canada’s Robin Clegg and Marie-Pierre Parent powered their way to a gold medal in the team aggregate race at the Canadian Biathlon Championships in Edmonton, Alberta on Sunday.
Parent, of Ancienne Lorrette, … READ MORE →

OR Winter Market – From The Floor

Backcountry Base Camp Provides Upbeat Start to OR Winter Market

January 29, 2005 – Good weather, strong visitor attendance and more than 50 exhibitors created an enthusiastic atmosphere in preparation
for OR Winter market at the second annual Backcountry Base
Camp. The event is quickly becoming … READ MORE →

Two Two Big Weekends for Team Rossignol

January 28, 2005 – Withstanding single digit Wisconsin temperatures, thousands of eager
spectators gathered for the first Madison Sprint Super Series races.
Comprised of North Americas best sprint specialist, racers went head to
head in four person matched … READ MORE →

35th Annual SnowSports Show – Day 4

January 28, 2005 – User-friendly equipment, retro
graphics, lower price points, multiple uses are just some of the influences
for product development in the hargoods categories at the SIA.05 SnowSports
Show in Las Vegas. Just as in … READ MORE →

Whistler Blackcomb Prevails!

January 27, 2005 – The recent “Pineapple Express” storm
packed a tropical punch like no other, but Whistler Blackcomb remains up and
running, with a solid mid-mountain base and temperatures returning to
seasonal levels.
“We are open with more … READ MORE →

35th Annual SnowSports Show – Day 3

January 27, 2005 – Fashion forward thinking is the theme
at the SIA.05 SnowSports Show. Over 16,000 attendees have caught a sneak
preview of the hottest fashion trends that will hit the streets and the
slopes in … READ MORE →

35th Annual SnowSports Show – Day 2

January 27, 2005 – The second day of the SIA.05 SnowSports
Show is in full swing with the latest and greatest in winter sports
products. Immediate comments in the aisles “user-friendly equipment”,
technical outerwear incorporating the latest … READ MORE →

35th Annual SnowSports Show – Day 1

January 27, 2005 – With record snowfall plaguing the New
England area, it only seems fitting that the 35th annual SnowSports
Industries America (SIA) SnowSports Show gets underway in the halls of the
Mandalay Bay Convention Center. … READ MORE →

Canada’s Nordic Combined Struggles

January 27, 2005 – Canada’s Nordic Combined team struggled to
find their top form on the large ski jump hill during
World Cup B competition in Liberac, Czech Republic on
Jason Myslicki, of Thunder Bay, Ont., who posted … READ MORE →

What’s On In Whistler

January 26, 2005 -Here are some of the highlights to look for in Whistler this February…
Altitude 2005 – January 29 – February 7, 2005
Whistler’s annual gay ski week brings some of the year’s best entertainment … READ MORE →

Prince George Welcomes Canada Back!

January 25, 2005 – The Caledonia Nordic Ski Club has a long history of hosting National events and we look forward to hosting you again! We hosted the Senior Canadian Cross Country Ski Championships 4 … READ MORE →

Myslicki Finishes 33rd At Nordic Combined World Cup

January 24, 2005 – Canada’s Jason Myslicki capped-off the day a few spots shy of a top-30 finish at the nordic combined World Cup B event in Mitteltal-Obertal, Germany on Sunday.
Myslicki, of Thunder Bay Ont., … READ MORE →

Canada’s Duo’s Gamble Pays Off!

January 23, 2005 -Canada’s one-two punch of Beckie Scott and Sara Renner charged for the podium at a World Cup cross-country team sprint relay in Pragelato, Italy on Sunday, but came up a whisker short … READ MORE →

Winter Sport Community Announces Plan to be Number One in 2010

January 22, 2005 – To ensure Canada’s success at
the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver in 2010, all of
Canada’s winter sport partners joined together today to launch an
unprecedented new program, Own the Podium in … READ MORE →

The Silver Star 75

January 22, 2005 – Have you ever skied 75 kilometres in one day? On March 19, 2005 – you’ll get your chance! With assistance from RBC Dominion Securities and sponsors from the cross-county skiing industry, … READ MORE →

Canada’s Scott Finishes 17th In World Cup Pursuit

January 22, 2005 – Beckie Scott continued to lead the way for Canada’s men’s and women’s cross-country skiers after finishing 17th in a World Cup 15 kilometre pursuit race on Saturday in Pragelato, Italy.
The Vermilion, … READ MORE →

Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures Task Force Presentations

January 21, 2005 – On Tuesday, January 11th, Sport Manitoba had an opportunity to make a presentation to the all party Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures Provincial Task Force at the first of 10 public consultation … READ MORE →

Canada’s Robin Clegg Bursts Into Top 20

January 20, 2005 – Canada’s Robin Clegg exploded into the top-20 with his best-ever biathlon World Cup result in Antholz, Italy on Wednesday.
The 27-year-old Olympian combined impressive speed on the course with the execution of … READ MORE →

Alpina News

January 19, 2005 – Here is some exciting news from Alpina Sports.
Alpina Sports Canada selected to Cross Country Canada National Team Pool
Outstanding members of the Canadian National Team have made a switch to
Alpina boots and … READ MORE →

The Charlevoix Trail Is Open

January 18, 2005 – Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, January 17th 2005 As of this February 5th, Le Massif de Petite-Rivière-Saint-François The Charlevoix Trail unique in Eastern Canada because of its technical merits will be … READ MORE →

New NIS Binding System Launched

Madshus, Rottefella, Rossignol and Alpina Team Up!

January 17, 2005 – Perhaps the most interesting gear development already announced for next season is the new NIS (Nordic Integrated System) developed jointly by Madshus, Rottefella, Rossignol and Alpina. There are two … READ MORE →

Dasha Gaiazova Wins Silver Medal at Opa Cup in Italy

January 15, 2005 -Canada’s future Olympic cross-country skiers made their first strides towards the podium at the Opa Continental Cup on Sunday, with Montreal’s Dasha Gaiazova winning a silver medal in the women’s 5-kilometre free … READ MORE →

Beckie Scott Leads World Cup Squad

January 15, 2005 – Beckie Scott will lead one of the strongest Canadian cross-country ski teams ever assembled when the Vermilion, Alta. native makes her return to the World Cup circuit this weekend, with nine … READ MORE →

Flagbearer Bisson Just Misses Finals At Universiade

January 16, 2005 – Christine Bisson from Universite Laval was the top Canadian female on the first day of the cross country skiing competition at the 2005 Winter Universiade, finishing 20th in the one-kilometer sprint.
Skeets … READ MORE →

Scott Top 15 In First World Cup

January 15, 2005 – Beckie Scott picked up her World Cup racing career where she left off nearly a year ago, finishing in the top of the pack with the world’s elite after posting a … READ MORE →

Come Out and Celebrate Winter!

Nissan National Ski and Snowboard Week

January 14, 2005 – Nissan National Ski and Snowboard Week to be kicked off January 14th in T.O. at Centennial Park Snow Centre
For the first time in a long time, Toronto will be the … READ MORE →

More Terrain to Open at Stevens Pass Winter Resort

January 14, 2004 – With 10 inches of new snow in the
last 24 hours and nearly four feet of snow in the base area, Stevens Pass
announced today that it will open additional chairlifts on Friday, … READ MORE →

Kell Antoft Passes Away

January 11, 2005 – It is with great sadness that I write of the passing of one of our dearest senior ski club members Kell Antoft. Kell passed away January 8, 2005 at … READ MORE →

US Jumpers To Continental Europe

Jan. 10 – A five-member U.S. women’s ski jumping team,
headed by World Junior Championships bronze medalist Lindsey Van (Park
City, UT), has been named to compete in women’s Continental Cup competition
in Europe through … READ MORE →

Night Skiing Starts at Stevens Pass

January 9, 2005 – With seven new inches of snow on
Friday and nearly three feet of snow in the base area, Stevens Pass,
announced today that it will open night skiing on Saturday, January 8,
for the … READ MORE →

Haywood NST Report: Making a Team into a Team

January 8, 2005 – It has been eight months since the first National Ski Team camp of the year at Mount Assiniboine Lodge and it seems like it was ages ago. When the team first … READ MORE →

Canada’s Renner and Kershaw Golden At Haywood Pursuit

January 7, 2005 – Canada’s Sara Renner and Devon Kershaw powered their way
across the finish line to the top of the podium in a Haywood Canada Cup
pursuit race in Canmore, Alta., on Thursday.
Renner, a two-time … READ MORE →

NCCP Community Coaching Certification Requirements

January 6, 2005 – These requirements take effect as of today, January 02, 2005 and can be viewed here:
Coaches who have completed the Introduction to Community Coaching (ICC) workshop (participated in the entire workshop) … READ MORE →

Final World Cup events of 2004

January 5, 2005 – After successful races in Beitostølen and Holmenkollen, the U.S. team was anxious and ready for an even better result. That result came in the form of a seventh place for Jay … READ MORE →

Team Rossingnol Sizzles at US Nats

January 5, 2005 – The US Cross Country Championships returned Monday, January 3 to the 2002 Olympic Soldier Hollow venue with record numbers of competitors and cheering crowds. The tough-as-ever hilly network of trails challenged … READ MORE →

Whistler To Hold Major Fundraiser For Tsunami Relief

January 4, 2005 – Artists, entertainers, businesses and individuals have come out en masse to support the Whistler and Pemberton community event at the Telus Whistler Conference Centre on Friday, January 7, 2005 at 3-9 … READ MORE →

Whistler to hold major fundraiser event to assist in Asia tsunami relief
Whistler, B.C. – Artists, entertainers, businesses and individuals have come out en masse to support the Whistler and Pemberton community event at the Telus … READ MORE →

Haywood NorAm Leaders after 10 Races

January 4, 2005 – After stellar performances during the December Trial races in Quebec City, where he captured four of five races, Chris Jeffries stands comfortably atop the Men’s standings in the Haywood NorAm Canada … READ MORE →

Full Moon Fun At Hardwood Hills

January 4, 2005 – On Wednesday January 26, 2005, from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm,
come and enjoy an evening of Nordic Skiing or Snowshoeing at Hardwood Hills under the first Winter Full Moon!
All trails will … READ MORE →

Big Monster Versus Little Monster

January 3, 2005 – Jack Turner, whose Snow Monsters have
become a familiar sight at many resorts and even on network television, has taken a pre-emptive strike against a California manufacturer of
high-performance audio and … READ MORE →

Canada’s First \”Ski Hub\” Now Open

January 3, 2005 – Visitors to Banff/Lake Louise now have a fast,
convenient option for all their winter vacation needs with the opening of
the Banff Ski Hub located at 119 Banff Avenue.
The modern, … READ MORE →

Kris Freeman Skips U.S. Nationals to Race in the East

January 3, 2005 – Kris Freeman (USST/Andover, NH), U23 World
Champion, 2002 Olympian, and currently seeded in the World Cup Red Group,
found the snow, ski trails, and the competition he needed to prepare for
the World … READ MORE →

Haywood Team Sprints in Canmore Postponed

January 2, 2005 – With the weather forecasts trending unfavorably the jury has postponed the Classic Team Sprints to Tuesday, January 4th.
The revised schedule is as follows:
-9:00 Coaches Meeting Bill Warren Training Centre (Saturday … READ MORE →

Upscale Lodge For Kicking Horse

January 2, 2005 – There’s more than just snow flurries at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, there’s also a flurry of real estate activity with the announcement of yet another premium project. Rod Nadeau, a … READ MORE →