Archive | May, 2006

2006-07 CCC Race Licences

May 30, 2006 – Insurance coverage for 2006-07 CCC race licences does not begin until July 1, 2006. Thus 2006-07 race licenses will not be available for purchase until that time. Registration will … READ MORE →

New CCC High Performance System Coordinator-East Hired

May 29, 2006 – It is with great pleasure that CCC officially announces the hiring of Stéphane Barrette as our High Performance System Coordinator-East. Stéphane officially started working for CCC on May 15th and … READ MORE →

FIS Approve’s Women’s Jumping for 09 Worlds

May 26, 2006 – The International Ski Federation (FIS) approved ski jumping for the 2009 World Championships Friday, an important step before gaining Olympic approval. In the plenary session on the final day of the … READ MORE →

CAHPERD Echoes Concerns In Canada’s Report Card On Physical Activity

May 25, 2006 – The Canadian Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (CAHPERD) agrees with and supports the concerns raised in the Active Healthy Kids Canada (AHKC) Report Card on Physical Activity released … READ MORE →

Job Offer – Calgary Olympic Development Association

May 24, 2006 – Application Deadline: June 5, 2006 Starting Date: June 12, 2006Position: Manager, Nordic SportJob Description:CODA is a national leader in creating Canadian Olympic winter sport excellence from the grassroots level … READ MORE →

Northern B.C. City Woos China

Influx of athletes in training for 2010 Games is due soon

May 24, 2006 – Prince George could see an influx of Chinese university students this fall as part of a program to train Chinese athletes for the 2010 Winter Games. City officials are ironing out … READ MORE →

Haworth Signs As First Official Supplier of Vancouver 2010

May 18, 2006 – Haworth, Inc., a global industry leader in sustainable modular interiors and adaptable workspaces, today announced a new partnership with the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games … READ MORE →

White House Visit for U.S. Olympians and Paralympians

March 17, 2006 (Washington, DC) – U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes from the Torino Winter Games met Wednesday with President Bush at the White House for the traditional round of photos, handshakes and small banter.Bush’s … READ MORE →

Canadian Olympic Committee Appoints Beckie Scott to VANOC Board of Directors

May 17, 2006 – The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) announced today that it has appointed two-time Olympic medallist, International Olympic Committee (IOC) member and IOC Athletes’ Commission member Beckie Scott to the Board of Directors … READ MORE →

US XC Champs Return To Midwest

May 17, 2006 – The 2007 U.S. Cross Country Championships will return to the Midwest for the first time in more than a decade for the next two seasons, bringing title races for the first … READ MORE →

Justin Wadsworth Joins US XC Coaching Staff

May 17, 2006 – Three-time cross country Olympian Justin Wadsworth has been added to the U.S. Ski Team’s World Cup coaching staff, Head Coach Pete Vordenberg said.Wadsworth, 37, retired after the 2003 season following a … READ MORE →

Cross-Country at the FIS Congress in Vilamoura Preview

May 17, 2006 – In a few days, the 45th International FIS Congress in Vilamoura (POR) will begin. From May 21st to the 24th, the different FIS Committees will have their meetings, on the 25th … READ MORE →

Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre Hosts Spring Training Camp

National Team Members Praise Conditions

May 15, 2006 – While most North Okanagan residents have put away the skis for the season and dusted off the golf clubs, Canada’s elite Nordic skiers returned to Sovereign Lake this week for … READ MORE →

Peter Kellogg, Ted Ligety Receive Top USSA Awards

May 13, 2006 – Financier Peter Kellogg of Short Hills, N.J., a longtime board member of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association and a driving force in its drive to create a legacy endowment, was … READ MORE →

Canadian Olympic Committee Conducts Final Olympic Excellence Series Workshop For 2006 Olympians

May 15, 2006 – To assist 2006 Canadian Olympians with their transition into a career after sport, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) held its third and final 2006 Olympic Excellence Series workshop this past weekend … READ MORE →

2006 Giant Strides Training Camp

May 14, 2006 – NTDC is pleased to announce that Beckie Scott, Olympic medalist and ranked number two on the 05/06 World Cup circuit plus three time Olympian, Milaine Theriault will be at the Giant … READ MORE →

Job Offer – Senior Team Coach – National Ski Team

May 10, 2006 – Cross Country Canada, the National Sport Organization for cross-country skiing in Canada, is currently seeking a fulltime employee to fill the position as Senior Team Coach for the National Ski Team. … READ MORE →

Job Offer – Regional Coach Position

May 10, 2006 – The Telemark Cross Country Ski Club of Kelowna, BC is currently seeking an employee to fill the position of Regional Coach. For more information click here:

National Ski Team Nominees 2006/07

May 7, 2006 – Nominees for the 2006/07 National Ski Team:Senior Team (Team 2007) Amanda Ammar Edmonton Nordic Ski Club, Edmonton, ABIvan Babikov Foothills Nordic Ski Club, Canmore, ABChandra Crawford Canmore Nordic Ski Club, Canmore, … READ MORE →

Nordic Walking Catching On In Edmonton

May 5, 2006 – Nordic walking is replacing the everyday neighbourhood stroll. To keep up with the fitness trend, owners of Kunitz Shoes, Darlene and Dwane Kunitz, are hosting Nordic walking clinics.Nordic walking, a form … READ MORE →

Inaugural Coaches Summit

May 5, 2006 – More than 50 of Canada’s top alpine ski coaches helped to make the inaugural Coaches Summit a huge success by participating in a variety of seminars dedicated to professional development and … READ MORE →

Konopacke Inducted Into Upper Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame

May 2, 2006 – Two-time Olympian and three-time U.S. ski jumping champion Mark Konopacke (Kingsford, MI) was among 10 people inducted Saturday night into the Upper Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame.Konopacke was named to the … READ MORE →

Job Offer – Cross Country Alberta

May 1, 2006 – Application Deadline: May 23, 2006 Starting Date: June 12, 2006Position: Office Administrator – Maternity LeaveJob Description:Cross Country Alberta is the provincial sport association for cross country skiing in Alberta. … READ MORE →

Fritz Mittelstadt Dies at 89

May 1, 2006 – U.S. National Ski Hall of Fame member Fritz Mittelstadt of Eau Claire, chief of ski jumping officials at the 1980 Olympics and a longtime nordic official for the U.S. Ski and … READ MORE →