Archive | June, 2015

CSU Named 2015 NENSA Club of the Year

(New Gloucester, ME) – New England Nordic Ski Association is proud to recognize Cambridge Sports Union with the 2015 NENSA Club of the Year Award. This award is given annually to honor a New … READ MORE →

2016 New England Women’s XC Ski Day to be Held in Jackson NH

June 29, 2015 (White Mountains, NH) – NENSA is pleased to announce that the 15th Annual New England Women’s XC Ski Day will be held at the Jackson Ski Touring Center in Jackson, NH! This … READ MORE →

Job Opportunity – Doping Control Officers Level 1 @ Canadian Centtre for Ethics in Sport

June 29, 2015 (Ottawa, ON) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) is an independent, national, not-for-profit organization. We recognize that true sport can make a great difference for individuals, communities and our … READ MORE →

Cross Country Canada 2015 Awards

(Canmore, AB) – Congratulations to this year’s award winners! Thanks to all for their outstanding support of cross-country skiing over many years. The 2015 CCC Awards were announced at the Annual General Meeting Banquet … READ MORE →

2017 Nordic Junior World Championships Coming to Utah

(Park City, UT) – The International Ski Federation (FIS) has awarded the 2017 FIS Nordic Junior World Championships and FIS U23 World Cross Country Championships to Utah s Olympic venues in Park City and … READ MORE →

Colby College Seeks Assistant Nordic Ski Coach

June 26, 2015 – The Colby College Department of Athletics seeks a part-time assistant men’s and women’s Nordic ski coach, beginning October 1, 2015 and ending March 20, 2016. Colby is a National Collegiate Athletic … READ MORE →

Job Opportunity – CXC Sport Development and Performance Director

(Madison, WI) – Central Cross Country Ski Association (CXC) is please to announce job opening for Sport Development and Performance Director.
Organization Summary: Central Cross Country Ski Association (CXC Skiing) is recognized by the United … READ MORE →

Marit Bjoergen Announces her Pregnancy

(Hemsedal, Norway) – Norwegian xc ski star, Marit Bjoergen, announced that she is pregnant at a team press conference in Hemsedal on June 23. The baby is due in December and Bjoergen will not … READ MORE →

CCC Announces its 2015 Board of Directors

(Canmore, AB) – The affairs of CCC are governed by an elected Board of Directors, composed of the President, six Directors at Large, a DCC appointed Director and an Athlete Director. As of the … READ MORE →

Igor Legacy Camp Welcomes 60+ Youth Athletes and Coaches at Iola Winter Sports Club

(Iola, Wisconsin) – This past weekend, 45 energetic athletes ages 10-14, from 13 different Nordic ski programs from Wisconsin and Minnesota gathered at the Iola Winter Sports Club (IWSC) in Iola, Wisconsin for the … READ MORE →

CXC Welcomes New Media & Communications Coordinator

– Please welcome Mary Kozloski to Central Cross Country Ski Association as a Media & Communications Coordinator. Mary has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay where she majored in Public Relations … READ MORE →

Job Opportunity @ Arrowhead Nordic Ski Club – Track Attack Coordinator

– Arrowhead Nordic Ski Club is located in the stunningly beautiful Muskoka district comprised of lakes and rolling Canadian Shield.  The Club is located within Arrowhead Provincial Park Nordic Ski Centre a 5 minute … READ MORE →

FIS Rollerski World Cup Begins July 10 in Croatia

– In less than a month the FIS Rollerski World Cup is going to start in Oroslavje, (CRO).  This year’s World Cup series will feature three World Cup venues and the Rollerski World Championships … READ MORE →

Ski Tour Canada 2016 Unveils New Logo and Website – March 1-12

(Quebec City, QC) – The FIS (Fédération internationale de ski) technical committee met in Varna, Bulgaria last week, and expressed its delight with the plans for Ski Tour Canada 2016 – FIS Cross-Country World … READ MORE →

Zach Bell and Emily Nishikawa Present Northern Lytes Development Program Training Camp in Yukon

(Whitehorse, YK) – Zach and Emily’s rural youth sport development program, Northern Lytes, is off to a flying start. The program’s first initiative, a cross-country ski camp led by National Team Coach and three-time … READ MORE →

USSA Expands Membership Options to Diversify Existing Member Base with New Categories

(Park City, UT) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) is rolling out a new expanded membership structure. With over 30,000 members nationwide, the USSA represents a wide range of followers passionate about … READ MORE →

NNF Funds International Junior Camp – Selected Athletes to Participate Aug. 6-14

(Salt Lake City, UT) – Consistent with its mission of supporting athletic excellence in developing U.S. Nordic athletes, the National Nordic Foundation announced financial support for a new junior camp for rising cross country … READ MORE →

Qu’Appelle Valley Nordic Nominated for Kraft Project Play Award – Show Your Support!

(Lumsden, SK) – The Town of Lumsden and the Qu’Appelle Nordic Sport and Recreation Center have been nominated for the Kraft Play Award. This is a competition where communities can be nominated and the … READ MORE →

American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation Crosses the Finish Line in Phase I of First Ever Capital Campaign

(Hayward, WI) – In just 7-months, the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) has reached the $650,000 fundraising goal for Phase I of its first-ever major fundraising capital campaign.

In November 2014, the ABSF announced a … READ MORE →

Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Celebrates 60th Anniversary in Calgary – Sharon Firth to be Inducted

(Calgary, AB) – To celebrate Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame’s 60th anniversary and recognize 2015 as the “Year of Sport” declared by His Excellency, the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, Canada’s … READ MORE →

2019 Canada Winter Games Host Society Announce CEO and Honorary Board Chairs

(Red Deer, AB) – Following a national search, the 2019 Canada Winter Games Host Society is pleased to announce Scott Robinson as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the 2019 Canada Winter Games in … READ MORE →

Great Glen Trails to Host 2016 Bill Koch Festival – March 4-6

– The site of the 2016 Bill Koch Festival has been chosen! Join us at Great Glen Trails on March 4-6, 2016 for this fun event!

We are so pleased to announce that the Bill … READ MORE →

Jackson Ski Touring Foundation Seeks Marketing, Sales & Events Coordinator

– As a passionate non-profit, we are looking for someone to join our team who will plan, organize and implement the organization’s marketing and promotion strategy, organize and execute events and manage our group … READ MORE →

2015-16 B.C. Provincial Coaching Experience – 2nd Deadline, June 19th

– The Provincial Coaching Experience (PCE) program provides opportunities for developing coaches to get practical coaching experience by observing/assisting experienced coaches while they are working at Provincial Team camps or at inter-provincial/national competitions.
Note #1: … READ MORE →

Job Opportunity – Manager, Athlete Marketing & Alumni Engagement @ Canadian Paralympic Committee

– As a key member of the Communications and Marketing Team, the Manager, Athlete Marketing and Alumni Engagement is responsible for a wide range of activities to engage and involve our Canadian Paralympic Athletes … READ MORE →

FIS Announces Athletes Commission 2015-17 – USA’s Randall Re-Elected

– Thirteen athletes were elected to the FIS Athletes’ Commission 2015-2017 by their peers during the FIS World Championships 2015 for a two-year term. The official announcement of the members who will represent the … READ MORE →

Concept2 Invites You to Spice Up Your Summer Training with SkiErg

(Morrisville, VT) – One of the best features of Concept2 ergs (The SkiErg or indoor rower) is that they accurately measure the work you’re doing. In addition, the flywheel calibrates itself on every rundown … READ MORE →

Celebrate Larry – June 13

June 11, 2015 – On June 13, Highlands Nordic will host a celebration of Larry Sinclair’s life. Sinclair was a founding member of the Highlands Trailblazers Ski Club, Collingwood Sports Hall of Fame inductee, and … READ MORE →

Canada’s Kershaw Talks About Funding Cuts to Canadian XC Program

– In a recent interview with the Sudbury Star, Devon Kershaw, one of Canada’s top elite XC skiers and a World Cup medalist, revealed that he is paying out of his own pocket to … READ MORE →

Caledonia Nordic Ski Club Introduces New Head Coach and General Manager

(Prince George, BC) – We’re delighted to introduce Graeme Moore as our new Head Coach. Graeme was previously the head coach for the Red Deer Nordic Ski Team and was also the coach for … READ MORE →

XC Skiers Shred Oslo Vinterpark

– If you think you’ve mastered cross-country skiing and there’s nothing more you could possibly learn to do on your skinny sticks, think again. Check out this awesome video and see all of the … READ MORE →

FIS Calendar Conference Decisions in Varna + 2015/16 World Cup Schedule Released

(Varna, Bulgaria) – During the FIS Calendar Conference in Varna (BUL), the Cross-Country Committee heard several proposals and made decisions. They are as follows. Plus, the FIS has released the 2015/16 World Cup competition … READ MORE →

Maine Winter Sports Center Announces Staff Moves

(Caribou, ME) – Mike Smith joined the Maine Winter Sports Center (MWSC) staff in November of 2009 and was soon promoted to Program Director. In that role he led the restructuring of the MWSC … READ MORE →

Jop Opportunity – Coach for 2015 International Team USA Junior Camp

– The U.S. Ski Team is hiring one coach to join Trip Leader Bryan Fish (USST) to this year’s International Junior Camp in Norway. The position will be funded by the National Nordic Foundation. … READ MORE →

Job Opportunity – Intern, Marketing Services and Events @ Canadian Olympic

June 8, 2015 – Be a part of building and servicing a national brand. The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) is a national, private, not-for-profit organization committed to high-performance sports excellence.  It is responsible for all … READ MORE →

FIS Conference @Varna Interviews with Cross Country Canada’s Dave Dyer, FIS Executive Board Chairman Vegard Ulvang

(Varna, Bulgaria) – SkiTrax correspondent Peter Graves is on the ground in Varna, Bulgaria for the annual FIS  Calendar Conference currently underway. He caught up with Dave Dyer from Cross Country Canada and spoke with … READ MORE →

Snow Comes to the Southernmost City in the World

(Ushuaia, Argentina) – The first significant snowfall of the austral autumn left 40cm of snow in Ushuaia and 70cm on the cross-country trails of the Francisco Jerman Nordic Ski Area and in the Valley … READ MORE →

CCC-AltaGas High Performance Coaching Experience Program

– Cross Country Canada is now accepting applications for the 2015/16 High Performance Coaching Experience (HPCE) program. Please fill annex A and return by June 24th.
The HPCE program provides developing coaches with a variety … READ MORE →

FIS Calendar Conference Underway in Bulgaria – Peter Graves Report and Photos

(Varna, Bulgaria) – Nearly 800 delegates among them FIS Committee members, sports experts and other members of the extended FIS Family are gathering this week for the Calendar Conference meetings in this seaside resort, … READ MORE →

CSI Calgary’s Next One Camp Provides Youth Athletes with Summer Training

(Calgary, AB) – The Canadian Sport Institute Calgary is proud to announce their first ever Next One summer camps. Two camp sessions are being offered, taking place from 9am to 4pm during the weeks … READ MORE →

Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate Ski Association Releases 2016 Schedule

(Denver, CO) – The Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate Ski Association Thursday released the 2016 schedule, with Utah, Montana State, New Mexico and Colorado all hosting one regular season meet while Denver will host the RMISA … READ MORE →

WADA Announces Priorities for Special Anti-Doping Research Fund

– The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) revealed today the applied science and social science-related areas and that will be financed by the Special Anti-Doping Research Fund.
The majority of the applied science themes will help … READ MORE →

Utah Bids for 2017 Junior Nordic Worlds

(Park City, Utah) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) is making a formal bid for the International Ski Federation’s (FIS) 2017 FIS Nordic Junior World Championships and FIS U23 World Cross Country … READ MORE →

Balancing Muscles for XC Skiing – Overview, Exercises, Drills

(Steamboat Springs, CO) – Balance… in our life, in our relationships, in our diet. Most of us have something we are trying to keep in balance in life. In this short article I’d like … READ MORE →

Utah’s Park City Nordic Ski Club Receives Double Honours at 2015 USSA Awards Dinner

(Park City, Utah) – Utah Olympic Park Sport Clubs celebrates a week of exciting announcements. Park City Nordic Ski Club (PCNSC) was awarded 2015 USSA Club of the Year and 2015 Ski Jumping/Nordic Combined … READ MORE →

Biathlon Canada Names 2016 National Squad

(Canmore, AB) – Feeding off the most successful season in the organization’s history, Biathlon Canada named an experienced group of four athletes to its elite A squad that will compete on the World Cup … READ MORE →

RBC Olympians Program 2015-2017

– RBC is seeking a number of Olympic and Paralympic athletes and hopefuls to act as community ambassadors in a national outreach program.  The RBC Olympians Program is a key component of RBC’s support … READ MORE →