Archive | September, 2017

New Team USA Winter Sport Recovery Drinks Could Be Recipe for PyeongChang Olympic Success

(Park City, Utah) – It took 10 years for Susie Parker-Simmons, a senior sport dietitian with the United States Olympic Committee, to design a hot recovery drink. As the president of the international sport … READ MORE →

New High Performance Ski Poles Supplier KV+ Joins Cross-Country Canada’s Official Supplier Pool

(Canmore, AB) – Cross-Country Ski de fond Canada is excited to announce a new addition to Canada’s Official Supplier Pool program. Swiss ski gear manufacturer KV+ is thrilled to add its high performance cross-country … READ MORE →

West Yellowstone Fall Training Camp – Ski With a Pro Registration Now Open

(West Yellowstone, MT) – Come and join our professional coaching staff to get a “jump start” on your 2017 – 2018 ski season during the Yellowstone Ski Festival.  The staff provides a solid understanding … READ MORE →

Russian Warrant Issued for Rodchenkov former Director of Anti-doping Lab that Oversaw Sochi 2014

– According to several news sources Russian whistle-blower Grigory Rodchenkov, the former director of Moscow’s anti-doping lab that oversaw drug testing at the 2014 Winter Olympics Sochi, is on an international wanted list. On … READ MORE →

NYSEF Climb to the Castle Rollerski Race Report, Results, PHOTOS

(Whiteface Mountain, New York) – We would like to share some fast results and photos with you from Climb to the Castle which took place on Sunday, Sept. 24. This rollerski event starts at the Whiteface … READ MORE →

Dæhlie Sportswear Signs for Three More Years with Visma Ski Classics

– The Norweigan sports clothing manufacturer Dæhlie have after a first successful season as the official clothing partner to Visma Ski Classics, prolonged the cooperation for the coming three seasons.
Dæhlie and Visma Ski Classics … READ MORE →

Canmore 2017 World Para Nordic Skiing World CupCanmore 2017 World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup

With over 100 of the world’s best para-athletes, this international world-class event will take place at the world-renowned Canmore Nordic Centre. Para-Nordic skiing is a sport for participants with physical impairment (classified in three … READ MORE →

National Coaches Week Sept. 23-30 #ThanksCoach

– National Coaches Week, Sept. 23-30, is a week to celebrate the tremendous positive impact coaches have on athletes and communities across Canada. This week is an opportunity to recognize coaches for the integral … READ MORE →

2017-2018 Female Athlete Mentorship Program

– The CCC Women’s Committee has been coordinating the Female Athlete Mentorship Program since 2010 with females on the National Talent Squad. The goal of the program is to create a strong community of … READ MORE →

Saints Contribute $20,000 to Duluth XC Ski Club’s Nordic Center Project

(Duluth, Minnesota) – Plans to bring state-of-the-art snowmaking for cross-country skiing to Duluth received a $20,000 injection from St. Scholastica touted as a a “win-win” for the Saints and the city says Chad Salmela, St. Scholastica cross-country … READ MORE →

Coupe Skinouk Announces Inaugural Rollerski Race – Oct. 28

– Club Skinouk invites you to its first roller ski race; a CPL race and offering cash awards to the winners. It will be held on October 28th in the Gatineau Park (Parking P5). Register … READ MORE →

Job Opportunity – Program and Communications Coordinator @ Cross Country Alberta

(Edmonton, Alta.) – Are you passionate about Cross Country Skiing in Alberta?  This is your opportunity to make a tangible and positive difference in the sport.  Cross Country Alberta is looking for an experienced … READ MORE →

PyeongChang 2018 Competition Schedule Revealed – 102 Gold Medal Events

(PyeongChang, Korea) – With less than 150 days to go until the world’s biggest festival of winter sports, the competition schedule for PyeongChang 2018 has now been confirmed.
“The countdown to the Olympic Winter Games … READ MORE →

Job Opportunity – Lead Coach (Part Time) Nordic/Biathlon Junior COMPetitive Program at Highlands Trailblazers

(Duntroon, ON) – The Highlands Trailblazers seeks an experienced competitive skier with strong coaching skills to manage the training program for this Junior Competitive (“Jr. Comp”) racing program the Club is
adding for the 2017/2018 … READ MORE →

Team Madshus Welcomes Liz Stephen

– Madshus, providers of high quality Nordic sks, boots, and poles, has added a new athlete to the U.S. team. Nordic Skier Liz Stephen has joined the Madshus team roster, and will represent the … READ MORE →

Kowalczyk and Chernousov Win Fiemme Rollerski Cup on Alpe Cermi + Video of Course

(Val di Fiemme, ITA) – Today the beautiful Val di Fiemme (Italy) hosted a wonderful and rainy long distance rollerski race between Ziano and Alpe Cermis, the same final climb that in winter closes … READ MORE →

Job Opportunity – Office Administrator @ Cross Country Ski de fond Canada

(Canmore, AB) – Cross Country Ski de fond Canada has an immediate opening for a challenge-driven, organized, and detail-oriented team player with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills. The Office Administrator is a full-time position … READ MORE →

CXC Partners With the YMCA of the Rockies

– The Central Cross Country Skiing (CXC) has entered into partnership agreement with the YMCA of the Rockies. This partnership is designed to help promote and market both organizations; ultimately helping to grow Nordic … READ MORE →

First Dusting of Snow at SilverStar Mountain Resorts

(Silver Star, BC) – Silver Star Mountain has reported it’s first dusting of snow. Don’t miss out on this year’s best prices for Season Passes. Come see us at our final two locations below – … READ MORE →

Report Says XC Ski Equipment Sales to Reach $50 Million US by 2022

– A research report by Fact.MR claims to provide an in-depth analysis of the global cross-country ski equipment market for the forecast period 2017-2022, and projects it will hit $50 million US by 2022. … READ MORE →

Job Opportinity – Part-time Club Manager @ Nakkertok Nordic

(Cantley, Quebec) – Nakkertok Nordic is Canada’s largest cross country ski club, with over 1500 members and a full range of recreational and competitive skiing programs. Our skiing facility includes 80km of groomed trails … READ MORE →

NTDC 2017/18 Team Officially Launched

(Thunder Bay, ON) – The National Team Development Centre Thunder Bay (NTDC Thunder Bay) officially launched its  2017-18 Team last weekend in a reception held at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 5.
Top Row (l-r): … READ MORE →

Gatineau Loppet Registration NOW Open With A Most Welcome Surprise – Feb. 16-18

(Gatineau, QC) – As the leaves on the trees around the region slowly change colours, Gatineau Loppet organizers are focused on one thing only —cold and snow—as they gear up for the event’s 2018 … READ MORE →

17 Anti-doping Agencies Call for Russian Ban from Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games

(Denver, CO) – Following a meeting in Denver, CO, a group of 17 of the world’s leading anti-doping agencies that make up the National Anti-Doping Organisation (NADO), have called on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to … READ MORE →

Volvo Challenge Roller Ski Race Report, Results + PHOTOS

(Sherbrooke, QC) – This past Saturday in Sherbrooke Quebec, was held the second edition of the Volvo Challenge roller ski race. More than 50 top Nordic skiers competed in this sanctioned race set in … READ MORE →

Russian Cyclists File Lawsuit Against WADA and Canada’s Richard McLaren Over Doping Reports

– A $7 million lawsuit has been filed by three Russian cyclists against the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren reports the Globe and Mail and the Toronto Star. Kirill Sveshnikov, … READ MORE →

Team USA Romps at New Zealand Winter Games with 4 Victories and 9 Podiums

(Wanaka, New Zealand) – The U.S. Ski Team collected podium spot after podium spot through two solid days of cross country racing at New Zealand’s Snow Farm as a part of the Winter Games … READ MORE →

Formica Canada to Support Cendrine Browne in the Run-up to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games

(Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC) – Formica Canada Inc. is proud to support Cendrine Browne, a rising star in Canadian cross-country skiing, in the run-up to the Olympic Games. Cendrine posted excellent results during the 2016-2017 World … READ MORE →

Borah Teamwear Preseason Nordic Program

(Coon Valley, WI) – It might only be September, but now is the time to think custom Nordic team uniforms for the upcoming season. That’s why Borah Teamwear is offering a special fall preseason … READ MORE →

First Ever FIS Cross-Country Competitions in Chile

– From Sunday, Sept. 3 until Tuesday, Sept. 5 the ski resort Termas de Chillan hosted the first ever FIS Cross-Country competitions in Chile. A total of seven nations took part in the three … READ MORE →

New Series of Videos on Rollerski Braking Techniques

– New CCC/XC Ski Nation videos on rollerski braking techniques have been added to CCC’s Athlete Development Matrix (ADM) for CCC coaches. These videos show different techniques for slowing down and braking while rollerskiing. … READ MORE →

Job Opportunity – Head Coach @ Golden Nordic Ski Club 2017-2018

– The Golden Nordic Ski Club is seeking an enthusiastic, self motivated seasonal full time Head Coach with skills and integrity for the upcoming 2017/18 ski season, starting part time in October and November … READ MORE →

6th Annual CXC/Wayne Fish Coaches Conference – October 20-22

– The 6th annual CXC/Wayne Fish Coaches Conference presented by Podiumwear is just 6 weeks away. Don’t miss conference presenters Ivan Babikov, Pamela Lemons, Ben Siefert, Jim Tervo or your chance to receive U.S. … READ MORE →

Olympian Reijo Puiras Helped Shape Canadian Skiing

– Reijo Puiras learned the gruelling, demanding discipline of cross-country skiing as a boy in his ancestral home of Finland. As a young man, he represented Canada in the sport at the Winter Olympics. … READ MORE →

Katherine Stewart-Jones Report from NZ – Winter Down Under

(Wanaka, NZ) – Perfect winter conditions. That is what I was promised before I made the decision to travel 12,000 KM to New Zealand. And let me tell you, I was not disappointed. Before … READ MORE →

2017 Ski to School Scholarship Applications – Deadline Sept. 30

– 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 interested … READ MORE →

Merino Muster 2017 Report, Results – Diggins and Hamilton Win

(Wanaka, NZ) – The sun came out for the finish of the 2017 Merino Muster 42 km marathon cross country ski race at Snow Farm in the stunning Pisa Range, Wanaka. There were 85 … READ MORE →

Job Opportunity @ Ski Fit North Alberta – BC Community Outreach

– We are expanding in to British Columbia, and we’re hiring! We have 2 positions available and we are looking for enthusiastic and outstanding individuals to lead program delivery for Indigenous children and youth … READ MORE →

The Supercamp Early Bird Registration Deadline is Just Weeks Away 

(Silver Star Mountain, BC) – Register before September 15th to save on your Supercamp registration fee and to reserve your spot in the camp of your choice. The camps are filling up fast to … READ MORE →