Archive | March, 2005

XC Oregon Offers 2005 Programs for College Students

March 30, 2005 – The non-profit (501c3) XC Oregon elite development XC ski
team is proud to announce several new and expanded programs that will be of great interest to collegiate XC skiers in Summer 2005. … READ MORE →

2005 Colorado International Spring Series

March 28, 2005 – The 2005 Colorado International Spring Series opened up with the Devil’s
Thumb Ranch Duathlon under perfect conditions today. It was the final
individual event of the 2005 North American Continental Cup … READ MORE →

Beckie Scott Comes Home

March 29, 2005 – Beckie Scott will return to her hometown of Vermilion, Alta. for the first time since receiving her 2002 Olympic gold medal on Wednesday, March 30, 2005.
Scott, who became the first ever … READ MORE →

Canadian Men Ski To 17th At Nordic Junior Worlds

March 26, 2005 – Canada’s cross-country men’s relay team struggled to keep up with the world’s best, finishing in 17th place at the Nordic Junior World Ski Championships in Rovaniemi, Finland on Friday.
The Canadian quartet, … READ MORE →

Canada’s Jones Leads Canucks Into Top-15

March 25, 2005 – Perianne Jones posted one of the strongest distance race results in nearly a decade for a Canadian junior cross-country skier at the at the Nordic Junior World Championships in Rovaniemi, Finland … READ MORE →

Martin Koukal To Race 2005 Colorado International Spring Series

March 24, 2005 – You do not want to miss this race! The 2005 edition of the Colorado International Spring Series (CISS) starts on Saturday, March 26th and this
year’s event is set to deliver great … READ MORE →

Nato Telemark Demo Sale

March 23, 2005 – With a delightful Spring ski season shaping up I’m happy to inform you we
have started our annual demo gear sale. We have a great selection of gently
used K2 World … READ MORE →

Beckie Scott To Speak To Alberta Youth: Live Healthy And Active

March 23, 2005 – Beckie Scott will introduce more than 50 Alberta youth, ages 9 to 12, from the Calgary Boys and Girls Club to cross-country skiing at Canada Olympic Park on Saturday, March 26, … READ MORE →

Canada’s Jones Top-15 At Junior Nordic Worlds

March 23, 2005 – Canada’s Perianne Jones bounced back after a difficult opening day earlier this week at the Nordic Junior World Ski Championships in Rovaniemi, Finland to finish 15th in the women’s sprint competition … READ MORE →

Rossignol’s Gold Rush to National Championship Bronze

March 22, 2005 – Rossignol’s Brooke Baughman and James Southam raced the end of the season as they started with stellar-podium-finish performances, each winning bronze at the 50 Kilometer US National Championships race.
The first day … READ MORE →

Banknorth Maine Nordic Sprint Championships in Portland, Maine

March 21, 2005 – This Wednesday is the final New England Nordic Ski Association ski event of the season, and the first Nordic sprint ever hosted in the city of Portland. The action will … READ MORE →

Norwegians, Russians Dominate Podium At Junior World Championships

March 21, 2005 – Canada’s Perianne Jones ignited her junior cross-country skiing world championships campaign with a top-30 finish in the women’s 10-kilometre pursuit in Rovaniemi, Finland on Monday.
Jones, of Almonte, Ont., who is … READ MORE →

Stellar Weekend for Fischer!

March 21, 2005 – This past weekend was a great one for Fischer both internationally and domestically. With the final World Cup races of the season in Falun, Sweden both individual race champions and … READ MORE →

Colorado International Spring Series

March 21, 2005 – This year’s Colorado
International Spring Series (CISS), Mar. 26 – Apr. 2, 2005, means excitement
for elite and recreational racers as well as spectators.
Presented by Devil’s Thumb Ranch in Tabernash, Colo., six races, … READ MORE →

Canadian Men Take Bronze At Biathlon Worlds In Relay

March 20, 2005 – The Canadian men muscled their way onto the podium, taking home the bronze medal in the relay event at the biathlon junior world championships in Kontiolahti, Finland on Sunday.
The Canadian quartet, … READ MORE →

Beckie Scott Seventh At Final World Cup

March 19, 2005 – Canada’s Beckie Scott skied to her third consecutive seventh place finish in a World Cup pursuit race in Falun, Sweden on Saturday, marking then end of the 2004-05 season.
The Olympic gold … READ MORE →

Canada’s McKeever Strikes Gold For Second Day

March 18, 2005 – Canada’s Brian McKeever struck gold for the second straight day after climbing to the top of the podium at the Disabled Nordic Skiing World Championships in Fort Kent, Maine on Thursday. … READ MORE →

Canada’s Robb Skis To Ninth At Biathlon Worlds

March 18, 2005 – Canada’s Jaime Robb and Marc-André Bédard climbed their way into the top-10 at the junior and youth world championships in Kontiolahti, Finland on Friday.
Edmonton’s Robb executed an explosive performance, speeding … READ MORE →

Canada’s McKeever Strikes Gold Again

March 18, 2005 – Canada’s Brian McKeever struck gold for the second straight day after climbing to the top of the podium at the Disabled Nordic Skiing World Championships in Fort Kent, Maine on Thursday.
McKeever … READ MORE →

Black Mountain Banknorth Eastern Championships

March 16, 2005 – Banknorth Eastern Championships Black Mountain Ski Area in Rumford, ME was the site of this year’s Banknorth Eastern Championships. The redesigned trail system and the new post and beam construction lodge … READ MORE →

Biathlon World Championships Kicks Off

March 15, 2005 – Canada’s Marc-André Bédard kicked off the biathlon junior and youth world championships with a powerful 11th place finish in Kontiolahti, Finland on Monday.
Bédard, of Valcartier, Que., executed an … READ MORE →

Lodwick Ends World Cup Season Fourth Overall

March 14, 2005 – Todd Lodwick (Steamboat Springs, CO) finished sixth
Sunday in the final nordic combined World Cup of the season, a sprint at
the Holmenkollen Ski Festival, and wound up fourth in the standings, … READ MORE →

Sara Renner 25th In Norwegian Marathon

March 13, 2005 – Canada’s Sara Renner woke up this morning with the willingness to put her body through the ultimate mental and physical test – a 30 kilometre classic World Cup cross-country ski race … READ MORE →

The Sports World Top Music Happening

March 13, 2005 – Saturday March 19th, the
bewitching rhythms of percussion, brass and guitars cast a spell over Le
Massif de Petite-Rivière-Saint-François at the notorious Reggae Bash  a
not-to-be-missed event on your … READ MORE →

Norwegians Win At World Biathlon Relay Champs

March 13, 2005 – The Canadian men’s biathlon team sprinted to an impressive 15th place finish in their first-ever relay event at the world championships in Hochfilzen, Austria on Saturday.
Under a brilliant sunny sky … READ MORE →

The Defi Boreal 100K Loppet

March 11, 2005 – The Defi Boreal (www.defiboreal.com) is a 100K Skate Ski Loppet that took place on Feb 26th, 2005. As far as event organizers are aware, it is the longest loppet in … READ MORE →

TransCanada Links with Whitehorse 2007 Canada Winter Games as Major Sponsor

March 11, 2005 – Just two weeks into the “2 years and counting” kick-off, the Whitehorse 2007 Canada Winter Games Host Society rolled out the red carpet for the Games’ first Major Sponsor headquartered outside … READ MORE →

Enbridge Joins Whitehorse 2007 Canada Winter Games as Official Supplier

March 11, 2005 – The 2007 Canada Winter Games Host Society is pleased to welcome Enbridge Inc. of Calgary as an Official Supplier of the 2007 Games.
As part of its ongoing presence in Canada’s … READ MORE →

Canada’s Scott Takes Seventh, Renner 11th at World Cup

March 9, 2005 – Beckie Scott and Sara Renner are proving the Canadian maple leaf is a force to reckon with in the sprint events on the elite
international cross-country skiing circuit. The Canadian duo finished
seventh … READ MORE →

Rossignol’s Baughman Dominates the Great Race

March 9, 2005 – As the Eastern marathons were in full swing in New England, the western group of spirited Team Rossignol athletes traveled to Truckee, CA for the Great Race. The 2005 Great … READ MORE →

Tough Day For Canadians At Biathlon Worlds

March 9, 2005 – Canada’s Robin Clegg worked his way through a mountain of falling snow to finish in the top half of the men’s 20-kilometre individual at the world championships in Hochfilzen, Austria on … READ MORE →

Team Rossignol Athletes Take Banknorth Marathon Weekend

March 8, 2005 – Six Team Rossignol athletes did what few athletes would ever consider attempting. Traveling to Rangeley, ME this past weekend Team Rossignol racers were part of a an ambitious group of skiers … READ MORE →

Eli Enman Wins Bretton Woods 50k

March 8, 2005 – Eli Enman of Huntington Vermont skied to victory at
the fourth annual Banknorth Great Glen to Bretton Woods Nordic Adventure on
Sunday, March 6. A 50 km and 25 km classical ski … READ MORE →

Enman Takes First Place In Banknorth 50k Nordic Adventure

March 7, 2005 – Eli Enman of Huntington Vermont skied to victory at the fourth annual Banknorth Great Glen to Bretton Woods Nordic Adventure on Sunday, March 6. A 50 km and 25 … READ MORE →

Canada’s Scott Skates To Fifth At World Cup

March 7, 2005 – It has been four years since Beckie Scott completed a World Cup
season without making at least one trip to the international podium. The
Vermilion, Alta. native came another stride closer to extending … READ MORE →

Freeman 15th In Lahti Freestyle

March 7 – Olympian Kris Freeman (Andover, NH), who
turned-in the best U.S. cross country results in 21 years last winter,
signaled his breakout Sunday from the sickness that has hobbled this season
as he finished … READ MORE →

Beckie Scott Ninth At World Cup

March 6, 2005 – Beckie Scott led the Canadian Cross-Country Ski Team into the
final period of the World Cup circuit after finishing ninth in a sprint
race in Lahti, Finland on Saturday.
The Vermilion, Alta. native, who … READ MORE →

30th Annual Nato Fest

March 6, 2005 – Mad River Glen is calling the ski conditions ” epic ” this week. They’ve
received over three feet of snow recently with big storms predicted this
coming Tuesday and Wednesday. These could … READ MORE →

Canada’s Scott Sprints To Ninth At World Cup

March 5, 2005 – Beckie Scott led the Canadian Cross-Country Ski Team into the final period of the World Cup circuit after finishing ninth in a sprint race in Lahti, Finland on Saturday.
The Vermilion, Alta. … READ MORE →

Crawford and Crooks Take Overall Madshus Sprint Titles

March 5, 2005 – Canada’s Perianne Jones grabbed her third national
title of the week on Friday after winning the junior women’s 1.3 kilometre
sprint classic at the Canadian Cross-Country Ski Championships in Prince
George, B.C.
The 20-year-old from … READ MORE →

Lodwick Eighth at Nordic Combined World Cup

March 5 – Todd Lodwick (Steamboat Springs, CO) finished
eighth Friday but still held onto third place in the overall standings as
the nordic combined World Cup began its final two weekends. World Cup
champion Hannu Manninen, … READ MORE →

New Chairlift Coming to Silver Star

March 2, 2005 – The Schumann family, owners of Silver Star and Big White Ski Resorts, are
pleased to announce the much-anticipated Silver Woods high-speed detachable
quad chair lift for the winter of 2005 – … READ MORE →

2005 Banknorth Eastern Junior 2 XC Ski Championships

March 2, 2005 (Carrabassett Valley, ME): The Sugarloaf Outdoor Center’s nordic trails will be abuzz with skiers this weekend, as the Banknorth Eastern J2 Championships comes to town. Teams from Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts … READ MORE →

Baughman Breaks Up Italian’s Hold On the American Birkie

March 2, 2005 – The fourth week of February has become a pilgrimage for over 6500 competitive
cross-country skiers as they converge on Hayward, WI. In it’s 32nd year, the
Subaru American Birkibeiner has become the season’s … READ MORE →

Banknorth Double Marathon Weekend

March 1, 2005 – A double marathon feature takes place this weekend, with the Banknorth Rangeley Lakes Loppet on Saturday and the Banknorth Great Glen to Bretton Woods Nordic Adventure on Sunday. The last … READ MORE →