Archive | September, 2005

Haywood Report: Nutrition – Attitude is Everything

September 29, 2005 – Another fantastic week on the Haig glacier has come and gone, and team’s 2010 and 2014 got a serious blast of winter weather which made for the best tracks that I’ve … READ MORE →

2nd Annual Northern Skiers XC Ski Swap

September 29, 2005 – Do you or your family have used XC ski equipment you can no longer use? Have your kids outgrown what they used last year? Or, would you like to upgrade … READ MORE →

$44,000 In Grants Awarded By American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation

September 27, 2005 — During the past three years the American
Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) has awarded $44,000 to regional
organizations promoting the early development of healthy lifestyles thru
cross-country skiing.
ABSF Skier Development Committee chairman Scott Chapin said … READ MORE →

Exel Racing Team Update: On the Road Again

September 27, 2005 – When I decided to move home from Canmore, Alberta to Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario this summer I figured that I would be spending most of my summer and fall in my … READ MORE →

Team to Race on Salomon Skis

September 21, 2005 – Team, Canada’s premiere Ski Marathon Team, and Salomon Canada, are very excited to announce the addition of the new Salomon Equipe 10 racing skis to their partnership for the 2005-06 … READ MORE →

2006 Salomon Marathon Cup Series

September 21, 2005 – Back again for another round and a chance to establish itself as the premiere ski marathon circuit in Canada is the 2006 Salomon Marathon Cup Series (MCS). Salomon Canada has … READ MORE →

Don’t Miss The Birkie Trail Run!

September 21, 2005 – Have some trail fun at the 3rd annual Birkie Trail Run on Saturday,
September 24! Plans are all in place; fall colors will be peaking
(albeit a bit early); runners for the15K, … READ MORE →

Exel Racing Team Update: The Delicate Balance

September 20, 2005 – For those of you who read my last update, the good news is I didn’t drown! After only three training swims, I was a little nervous lining up beside some serious-looking … READ MORE →

Haywood Report: Injured but Still Fighting

September 16, 2005 – Sometimes in the life of an elite athlete there are speed bumps. For the past fifteen months, I have been plagued with a chronic IT band problem. I was … READ MORE →

Western Canadian Rollerski Championships

September 15, 2005 – The Championships will encompass two events
1) Individual Classic up Sunshine Road- Saturday October 8th
2) Individual Skate from Harvie Heights to Silvertip summit- Sunday October 9th
Start time for both days … READ MORE →

Fast and Female!

September 15, 2005 – WHAT: Female athletes on the National Ski Team want to go for a ski and hot chocolate date with girls from YOUR team/club!
WHY: It’ll be tons of fun! We want … READ MORE → Now Online!

September 14, 2005 – This is an invitation to all outdoor and nordic enthusiasts to visit the new and improved website (, home of Team, Canada’s premier Ski Marathon Racing Team! The … READ MORE →

SIA Promotes \”Fit With Us\” Initiative

September 14, 2005- Through its
“Winter Feels Good” campaign, the SnowSports
Industries America (SIA) Education Foundation is
working with the Outdoor Industry Foundation
(OIF) and a consortium of federal government
agencies to encourage year round outdoor physical
activity under the banner … READ MORE →

Exel Racing Team Update: Back To School

September 14, 2005 – For most teenagers, there are lots of life changing decisions that have to be made after High School graduation. The biggest and most obvious decision usually surrounds choosing a career path … READ MORE →

Birkie Announces New Sponsors For 2006

September 13, 2005 – Ned Zuelsdorff, Executive Director of the
American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation, today announced that four businesses
have signed on as lead sponsors of the American Birkebiener cross-country
ski races and events slated Saturday, February 25, … READ MORE →

Attention Happy Campers At Silver Star!

September 12, 2005 – It snowed at Silver Star Mountain this past Thursday! A couple of inches of the white stuff on the top of the mountain and on into the village greeted the staff … READ MORE →

FIS Rollerski World Championships 2005

September 10, 2005 – The results of the first day of FIS Rollerski World Championships 2005 in Tremblade Ronce les Bains are in.
In the relay men race (3 x 10.5 km) the Italian team … READ MORE → Now Online!

September 10, 2005 – This is an invitation to all outdoor and nordic enthusiasts to visit the new and improved website (, home of Team, Canada’s premier Ski Marathon Racing Team! The … READ MORE →

Snowing at Silver Star!

September 9, 2005 -The staff and friends of Silver Star were reminded this morning just how close winter is. Pictured here is Canada’s largest six passenger express lift on top of Silver Star … READ MORE →

Our Sons And Daughters Who Race

Sept 7, 2005 – The Haywood Report is powered by Haywood Securities, Inc., a proud sponsor of Canada’s National Ski Teams.
I should start by saying that I have had nothing to do with the actual … READ MORE →

FIS Rollerski World Cup Starts Tomorrow

September 7, 2005 – Tomorrow, on September 8th the 3rd edition of the FIS Rollerski World Championships 2005 will begin in Tremblade Ronce les Bains in Charente Maritime France. From South Africa to Russia, more … READ MORE →

Atomic XC Ski Camps

September 6, 2005 – Dear XC Campers!
Just a short note to let you know that winter is on the way. Now that
we are over the September long week-end and the kids are back in
school, it … READ MORE →

Exel Racing Team Update: Humble Pie Tastes Great!

September 6, 2005 – Who am I kidding, Humble Pie never tastes great. We all know that humble pie tastes awful and that the taste can last for days after a particularly bad helping is … READ MORE →

Halti To Be Atomic’s Clothing Supplier

September 2, 2005 – Halti – for years the clothing supplier of the Finnish Alpine Ski Team – has entered into a three-year partnership with Atomic Austria. Halti will now become Atomic’s international clothing partner.
Under … READ MORE →