Archive | September, 2016

Fashion-forward Nordic Race Suits by Borah Teamwear

– (Coon Valley, Wisconsin) – Borah Teamwear is excited to release four, creative new race suit designs for the upcoming Nordic ski season.  Let your imagination run wild with nearly endless color combinations and have … READ MORE →

Talking with the Gravy Train – Interview with Ivan Babikov

(Canmore, AB) – In the season’s first edition of Talkin’ With the Gravey Train, our host Peter Graves talks with Russian-born Canadian, Ivan Babikov, who recently turned from cross-country skier racer to coach of … READ MORE →

Alaska Cross Country Ski Hall of Fame Inductions – Oct. 1

(Anchorage, Alaska) – Please join Cross Country Alaska as we honor the 2016 inductees to the Alaska Cross Country Ski Hall of Fame including Jim Galanes, Nina Kemppel, John Miles and Tay & Lowell … READ MORE →

Job Opportunity – Cross Country Saskatchewan High Performance Coordinator

(Regina, SK) – Cross Country Saskatchewan is looking to contract a highly organized, dedicated and enthusiastic High Performance Co-ordinator to advance Saskatchewan’s developing and elite level Nordic athletes. As the High Performance Co-ordinator, you … READ MORE →

2017 Team Alaska Coaching Opportunities

– CCAK is in the early planning of Team Alaska coach selection. In addition to the usual positions for Junior Nationals coaches (this year in Lake Placid, NY), we intend to send a team … READ MORE →

APU Ski Swap Oct. 5-6

– The APU Elite team members will be there selling their gear and you are welcome to bring gear to sell as well. This is an informal swap for all members and APU does … READ MORE →

Inaugural Canadian Sanctioned Rollerski Race in Orford a Success

(Ste-Catherine-de-Hatley, QC) – A new era of sanctioned racing in Canada has begun, with the very first CCC sanctioned rollerski race, Challenge Volvo 2016, hosted by Orford Ski Club on Saturday.

“Thanks to Club de … READ MORE →

Job Opportunity – Logistics/ Shipping Coordinator Ecommerce @ Skiis & Biikes (Van)

(Vancouver, BC) – We‘re hiring. Skiis & Biikes started in 1978 as a small pro shop with focus on ski services, boot fitting and selling related accessories. Over the years we grew and grew … READ MORE →

EPIC North American Snowshoe Racing Season in 2017

(Saranac Lake, New York) – The 2017 North American Snowshoe Racing Season is going to be EPIC. Never before have there been four major snowshoe championships conducted the same season on the same continent!

The … READ MORE →

Celebration Of Life for Sven Wiik – Sept. 24

– Please join the Wiik-Lindgren family for a celebration of Sven’s Life on Saturday, Sept. 24 at 2pm at the Steamboat Grand, 2300 Mount Werner Circle, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487. Discounted rooms are avaible at … READ MORE →

CXC Technique Clinics for Master Skiers – Sept. 24 and 26

– The CXC Technique Clinics are open to master/citizen skiers of all levels, from beginner to advanced. Skiers will be divided in small groups based on their level to provide adequate personal attention. Rollerski … READ MORE →

Pre-season Discount Trail Passes Available for Yellowstone Ski Festival

– Prepaid trail passes are now available for the Yellowstone Ski Festival. Passes are valid from November 1-30. Passes can be purchased through the mail or online. Order by October 31, 2015 for the best … READ MORE →

Ski for Light Seeks Skiers and Guides

(Snow Mountain Ranch, Colorado) – Ski for Light (SFL) is a 40+ year old program that provides an annual week long event for Blind, Visually and Mobility impaired skiers. SFL is actively seeking skiers … READ MORE →

Alysson Marshall is Newest Member of CCC Women’s Committee

– Alysson Marshall was a member of the National Ski Team for five years and represented Canada at World Cup events, World U23 Championships (2009, 2011), World Junior Championships (2008) and at the World … READ MORE →

Challenge Volvo 2016 in Orford – Carrier-Laforte and Cristofanilli Claim Inaugural Titles + PHOTOS

(Orford, QC) – Skinouk‘s Sophie Carrier-Laforte and local star Zachary Cristofanilli (Orford Cross Country Ski Club), claimed the victories at the 10km Challenge Volvo 2016, the first CCC-sanctioned Tier 2 Roller Ski event held in … READ MORE →

Job Opportunity – Coaches Needed for XC Supercamp

– Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre and Silver Star Mountain Resort offer Canada’s most established cross-country ski improvement camps for all skiing abilities & fitness levels. The camps are offered on an amazing 105km of … READ MORE →

Legendary Bjorn Daehlie Unveils New Identity for High Performance Apparel Brand

– Cross country legend Bjørn Daehlie pushed the limits of his sport in the 1990s, achieving Olympic and World Championship success. He established his eponymous brand in 1996, at the height of his career. … READ MORE →

The Way I See It – Nebulizer, Summer Racing, Olympics, Doping

– Nebulizer – Puffer, inhaler call it what you want, this little hand held device is causing the Norwegian Nordic team all kinds of problems these days – read more here)
Here is my history … READ MORE →

XC Supercamps 2016/17 – Countdown to Winter

– Well it’s Fall, at least in the Okanagan it is. But, for those of you who love Summer, Fall is not a bad thing. There is still time to enjoy your summer activities … READ MORE →

Job Opportunity – Communications and Social Media Intern – SIRC

– The Sport Information Resource Centre (SIRC) is Canada’s leading communication and knowledge hub for sport.  Founded in 1973, SIRC is a not-for-profit corporation that has served the Canadian and International sport communities with … READ MORE →

Aspen Valley Ski & Snowboard Club has hired August Teague as Their New Nordic Program Director

(Aspen, Colorado) – August has an impressive 14-year coaching history, helping athletes of all levels achieve their goals while developing a passion for Nordic skiing. August led the Nordic programs at both Whitman College … READ MORE →

New CAN FUND Athlete Application Deadline – Sept. 30

– The CAN Fund athlete application will be available on the CAN Fund website for athletes to begin submitting their applications starting Tuesday September 13, 2016 at 10am EST.   The application deadline is Friday, September, … READ MORE →

Ski Fit North Alberta Announces New Program Coordinator

– Ski Fit North Alberta is proud to announce Les Parsons will be responsible for the direct coordination, implementation and delivery of Ski Fit North Alberta’s program and services. Les comes to Ski Fit … READ MORE →

Stephen and Hamilton Take 5/10km FR on Final Day of FIS ANC Continental Cup at the Snow Farm NZ

(Wanaka, New Zealand ) – Three days of racing ended at Snow Farm near Wanaka today with national champions crowned and final placing in this season’s FIS Cross-Country Skiing Australia New Zealand Continental (ANC) … READ MORE →

NYSEF Whiteface Climb to the Castle Rollerski Race Sept. 18 – 10th Anniversary

(Wilmington, NY) –  The New York Ski Educational Foundation and the Olympic Regional Development Authority invite athletes to the NYSEF Whiteface Climb to the Castle Rollerski Race on Sunday, September 18 at 8 AM.
The course … READ MORE →

Diggins and Newell Take 10/15km CL Races at FIS ANC Races in NZ

(Wanaka, NZ) – Team USA took all the FIS ANC podium positions on day two ahead of Korean and Australian athletes. Two-time Winter Olympian Andy Newell backed up his Sprint Classic victory from yesterday … READ MORE →

Green Mountain Valley School Announces Colin Rodgers as Nordic Director

(Fayston, VT ) – Green Mountain Valley School (GMVS) is thrilled to announce Colin Rodgers as the new Nordic Director. Colin returns to his native Vermont from the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation (SVSEF), where … READ MORE →

USA’s Newell and Sargent Win FIS ANC Sprint CL Finals at New Zealand Cup

(Wanaka, New Zealand) – Three days of elite cross-country ski racing began at Snow Farm near Wanaka, New Zealand today with the FIS Australia New Zealand Cup (ANC) Sprint Classic for men and women.Early … READ MORE →

Sasseville Report – What do you Think is it Doping or Isn’t It ?

– Ok, I am going to give you some hypothetical situations and I want you to tell me if you think that it is doping or not. In all of these situations the person … READ MORE →

Universities of Alaska and Fairbanks to Lose Funding for XC Skiing ?

(Anchorage, Alaska) – Tough budget decisions are ahead for the University of Alaska; there is a very real possibility that cross-country skiing programs could be axed reports the News-Miner. Things do not look good … READ MORE →

FIS Coordination Group Kick-Off Meeting Held for Oberstdorf 2021

(Oberstdorf, Germany) – Let the show begin! After a long wait the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships are returning to Oberstdorf (GER) in 2021 and the Organising Committee, together with the German Ski Association … READ MORE →

USA’s Taylor Fletcher Closes Out Strong FIS Nordic Combined Summer Grand Prix in in Oberstdorf

(Oberstdorf, Germany) – Taylor Fletcher (Steamboat Springs, CO) put in two strong cross-country performances to record 18th and ninth place finishes in a pair of FIS Nordic Combined Summer Grand Prix events in Oberstdorf … READ MORE →

US Olympians Take on Worldloppet Masters at the 2016 Merino Muster

(Wanaka, New Zealand) – Cross-country skiers aged between 7 and 85 competed under bluebird skies at Snow Farm near Wanaka on Sept. 3 in the 22nd annual Merino Muster Worldloppet race. Team USA took … READ MORE →

Utah Prepares for 2017 Nordic Junior and U23 Worlds

(Park City, UT) – It’s been just over a year since Utah was awarded the bid for the 2017 FIS Nordic Junior and U23 World Ski Championships. The Olympic venues in Park City, UT … READ MORE →

USA’s Kevin Bickner Career-best 7th at FIS Ski Jumping Summer Grand Prix in Japan

(Hakuba, Japan) – American Kevin Bickner (Wauconda, IL) soared to one of his best performances ever on Aug. 28, taking the first round lead and holding on for a career-best seventh in a FIS … READ MORE →

American Birkebeiner Museum Receives $50,000 Donation

(Hayward, Wis.) – The history of the American Birkebeiner, North America’s largest cross-country ski race, dates back to 1973 and the support of Johnson Bank (Johnson Financial Group) and the Samuel C. Johnson family … READ MORE →

SIA Relocates from Virginia to Park City, Utah

(Park City, Utah) – For more than 30 years, SIA has called McLean, Virginia home. In an effort to better serve our members and industry, we’re moving to the mountains, and effective September 1, … READ MORE →

Job Opportunty – Come Join Our Team at the Canadian Birkie as an Event Coordinator

– Event Coordinator position available at the Canadian Birkie. The Canadian Birkebeiner Society (CBS), founded in 1985, is a not-for-profit organization focused on the planning and provision of the annual Canadian Birkebeiner Ski Festival … READ MORE →