Archive | April, 2007

X-Cite 2007 – Renewal of Coach and Athlete Development

April 26, 2007 – To continue the building of a sustainable high performance system, the renewal of coach and athlete development through systematic communication and sharing of the best high performance practices is critical to … READ MORE →

Canada Games Council and FAST Grants

April 25, 2007 – The Canada Games Council would like to congratulate all 2007 grant recipients!The Canada Games Council and FAST have received over 1,200 applications for the grants. In the end, the selection committee … READ MORE →

Fischer Signs Cristian Zorzi

April 25, 2007 – Following a final equipment test in Filzmoos, Austria, Cristian Zorzi (ITA) has signed a 3-year contract with Fischer, the No. 1 Nordic ski manufacturer, based in Austria.Italian sporting historyThe 35-year-old Italian, … READ MORE →

CCC Volunteer Awards Criteria

April 23, 2007 – Here are the criteria for the CCC Volunteer Awards: Dave Rees AwardAwarded to any man or woman who has made a long-term, outstanding commitment to the sport of cross-country skiing in … READ MORE →

Myriam Bedard Case Goes to Trial June 11

April 22, 2007 (Quebec City, QC) – Myriam Bedard will go to trial on charges of kidnapping her daughter and breach of her custody agreement, decided Quebec Supreme Court judge Pierre Verdon recently according to … READ MORE →

CPL Points System – View Reports 2006-07

April 21, 2007 – Cross Country Canada now offers its Canadian Points List (CPL) Viewer for readers.This view screen provides public access to a racer’s results and related points calculations. From within a report click … READ MORE →

Canadian University Alumni XC Scholarship

April 20, 2007 – This scholarship is to be awarded to an individual who combines excellence in both academics and cross-country skiing. The scholarship has been funded by Canadian university alumni cross-country skiers and other … READ MORE →

Bowdoin Ski Coach Marty Hall Resigns

April 19, 2007 (Brunswick, ME) – As reported in the Times Record the Bowdoin College Athletic Department has announced the resignation of Marty Hall as the head coach of the Nordic Skiing Program. Hall, a … READ MORE →

Flora Sweeps SuperTour Titles, Freeman Sets Mark

April 19, 2007 (Park City, Utah) – Olympian Lars Flora (Anchorage, AK) swept all three individual men’s titles – overall, distance and sprint champion(s) – in 2007’s $130,000 Cross Country SuperTour while Kris Freeman (Andover, … READ MORE →

2008 National Winter Games To Be Held In Quebec City

April 19, 2007 – Ms. Deborah Right, President and CEO of Special Olympics Canada, and Mr. Roch L. Dubé, CEO of the 2008 Quebec City National Winter Games (SOC) and President and CEO of the … READ MORE →

WADA Symposium Calls for Increased Co-operation Against doping

April 18, 2007 (Montreal, QC) – An international symposium of government, sport, anti-doping and law enforcement authorities, convened by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), has called for the targeting of wide scale doping schemes involving … READ MORE →

Job Offer – Canadian Sport Centre Ontario

April 17, 2007 – Position: Sport Performance Director (2 positions)Application Deadline: May 3, 2007 Starting Date: June 4, 2007 Type of Position: Full Time For more, visit here.Contact Information:Mary KaramitosCanadian Sport Centre Ontario606A-1185 Eglinton Avenue … READ MORE →

Weekly Club Update

April 7, 2007 – Here is the latest news from XC ski clubs across Canada:Carleton RavensThunderwolvesSovereign Lake Nordic ClubFor more weekly club updates click here.

Extreme World Snowshoe Championships Report

April 6, 2007 – The ‘World Cup’ City of Schladming Austria played host to the Second Annual 2007 Atlas Roof Stone Extreme World Snowshoe Championships this past weekend on the Dachstein Glacier. Some of the … READ MORE →

Veteran USSA Volunteer Dick Goetzman Dies at 78

April 6, 2007 (Long Beach, Calif.) – Dick Goetzman, a U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association president and trustee for nearly four decades and longtime trustee of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team Foundation, has died. … READ MORE →

Beckie Scott Expecting

April 5, 2007 – Calgary—Canada’s most decorated Olympic cross-country ski athlete, Beckie Scott, is set to add an heir to the family home, Cross Country Canada announced on Thursday.The Olympic gold and silver medallist, along … READ MORE →

CCC Women on Skis Seminar- April 14-15, 2007 in Canmore, AB

April 4, 2007 – During this seminar, you will:1. Hear about gender effective ski tips on psychology, nutrition, emergency kits… (OPEN TO MEN AND WOMEN)2. Learn how to use computer programs for analyzing ski technique … READ MORE →

Job Offer – ICSSPE/CIEPSS

April 3, 2007 – Application Deadline: April 13, 2007 Starting Date: April 16, 2007Position: Communications and Marketing ManagerJob Description:Position profile– Sport management/sport marketing degree or equivalent qualification– Excellent command of the English language (preferably native … READ MORE →

CCA AGM Info

April 2, 2007 – The Annual General Meeting for Cross Country Alberta will be held on May 26th, 2007 in the Edmonton Area. CCA encourages all clubs to attend and participate in the 2007 AGM. … READ MORE →

Job Offer – CCC Para-Nordic Programs

April 2, 2007 – Cross Country Canada is targeting the podium for 2010 and beyond! Part of this effort involves the integration of its Para Nordic National Ski Team program into a broader High Performance … READ MORE →

Freeman, Mannix Repeat 50km and 30km Titles

April 1, 2007 (Presque Isle, Maine) – Kris Freeman (Andover, NH) and Taz Mannix (Anchorage, AK) each collected their second U.S. titles in 48 hours Sunday, winning the gold medal in the ski marathon – … READ MORE →