Archive | October, 2017

SkiErg World Sprints Start Soon – Nov. 9-12

– Skiers: How Fast Can You Do 1000 meters on the on the Concept2 SkiErg? Mark your calendars: The 9th Annual SkiErg World Sprints will be held November 9-12, 2017. This 1000 meter virtual … READ MORE →

Le Gruyère AOP becomes FIS Tour de Ski Performance Partner

– FIS together with Le Gruyère AOP and with FIS Marketing AG are pleased to announce that Le Gruyère AOP is increasing its presence at the FIS Tour de Ski and has become its … READ MORE →

Job Opportunity – NNF Executive Director

– The National Nordic Foundation is seeking the position of Executive Director/Director of Operations. The National Nordic Foundation (NNF) is a non-profit organization that aids in the development of Nordic Skiers, Coaches, Officials, and … READ MORE →

Julbo Eyewear Renews Partnership with Cross Country Canada

(Montreal, QC) – Performance driven Julbo eyewear is pleased to expand their support of Cross-Country Ski de fond Canada, adding specific support to grassroots programs and the coaching community, while continuing to help high … READ MORE →

NENSA Kickoff Party and Elite Roller Ski Race on Nov. 4

(Stowe, Vermont) – Join the New England Nordic Ski Association and the National Nordic Foundation on Saturday Evening November 4th from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Ibex Room at the von Trapp Brewery … READ MORE →

Preseason Discount Trail Passes Available for Yellowstone Ski Festival

– Prepaid trail passes are available until October 31 for the Yellowstone Ski Festival. Passes are valid from November 1-30 and can be purchased through the mail or online.
To purchase:
Discounted passes for the month … READ MORE →

Snowfactory Comes to Lake Placid – Reliable Snow and Much More

(Lake Placid, NY) – The impacts of a steadily warming planet can be felt far and wide and it’s one that is already dramatically changing the way winter sports facilities operate. One can install … READ MORE →

Alberta World Cup Academy Annual Fundraising Dinner Oct. 27 – Taste Of Fall

– Please join us for our annual Fundraiser Dinner, where our athletes will be serving you a four-course meal with wine pairing. Come and bid on our extensive offering of Silent Auction items and … READ MORE →

Talking with the Gravy Train – Interview with Sun Valley’s Legendary Rick Kapala

– In this season kick-off edition of Talkin’ With the Gravy Train, our host Peter Graves talks with legendary Rick Kapala, the Program Director and head coach for cross-country skiing at the Sun Valley … READ MORE →

Lake Placid Snowfactory Skiing is Underway – BELIEVE IT

(Lake Placid, NY) – WOW… despite balmy weather conditions out east, Lake Placid has snow at the Mt. Van Hoevenberg Cross Country and Biathlon Center. “I just skied 6k at MVH. We have 480m … READ MORE →

XC Supercamp Update We’ve Got Snow – Register Today

(Sovereign Lake, B.C.) – The snow has been blanketing the ground on and off for 10 days and the staff at Sovereign Lake packed and track set approximately 5km of skiing last weekend. What … READ MORE →

Job Opportunity – Coordinator, Accounting @ 2019 Canada Winter Games Host Society Red Deer

– The 2019 Canada Winter Games Red Deer Host Society is looking to fill the position of Coordinator, Accounting. In less than two years, thousands of our country’s best and brightest will set their … READ MORE →

CCC Race Format Survey

– The goal of the 2017 Race Format Survey is to improve CCC and divisions’ understanding of the race formats most attractive to participants of the sport in Canada. This information will help CCC … READ MORE →

New Elite Invitational Roller Ski Competition at Trapp Family Lodge on Nov. 4

(Stowe, Vt) – The New England Nordic Ski Association (NENSA) and the Trapp Family Lodge have partnered to create a roller ski race for an elite field of cross-country skiers including past and future … READ MORE →

Interview with FIS XC Race Director Pierre Mignerey – Skiathlon Out and Is Classic Skiing Dead ?

– Pierre Mignerey, FIS Cross-Country Race Director gave an interview to xc-ski.de about the future of cross-country skiing and proposals on how to streamline the competition programme. Here’s an English translation of the original of the … READ MORE →

Five Women Named to First-Ever USA Nordic Sport Women’s Ski Jumping Team

(Park City, Utah) – USA Nordic Sport has officially announced the members of the first ever USA Nordic Sport Women’s Ski Jumping National Team. After coming to an agreement with Women’s Ski Jumping USA … 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 →

Bailey Named Finalist for Team USA Athlete of Year

(Colorado Springs, Colorado) – Biathlete Lowell Bailey (Lake Placid, N.Y.) is among the 26 finalists for the 2017 Team USA Awards presented by Dow, Best of the Year, which recognize the outstanding achievements of … READ MORE →

Job Opportunity – Operations Manager @ Walden Cross Country Fitness Club

(Naughton, ON) – An operations manager is being sought to work at the Walden Cross Country Fitness Club Chalet during the 2017-2018 ski season. The ability to effectively manage a large multi-faceted ski club … READ MORE →

FIS XC Ski Proposals from Board Meetings in Zurich – Prize Money, Bonus Seconds, Calendar and Long Term Strategy

(Zurich, SUI) – During recent meetings in Zurich, SUI, the FIS Cross-Country Executive Board discussed and approved a number of proposals, which have been sent to the FIS Council for the final approval. The … READ MORE →

Job Opportunity – High Performance Coach @ Alpine Insurance Alberta World Cup Academy

(Canmore, AB) – The Alpine Insurance Alberta World Cup Academy (Alpine Insurance AWCA) has a current opening for a High Performance Coach for the 2017/18 competition year, November through March. This position could lead … READ MORE →

The Boreal Glide – Nordic Ski Trail Opens Oct. 27

(Quebec City, QC) – Laval University’s Montmorency Forest, the world’s largest research and teaching forest, makes headlines once again this year with its famous Boreal Glide. Skiing begins here on October 27th, exclusive in … READ MORE →

Job Opportunity – Revelstoke Nordic Ski Club Seeks a Manager

– The Revelstoke Nordic Ski Club is seeking a Club Manager for the coming season to ensure effective and efficient operations of the Nordic Club and its facilities under the direction of the board … READ MORE →

Frozen Thunder 2017 on Nov. 1 and 3 – Race Notice

(Canmore, Alta.) – Frozen Thunder will be held Nov. 1 featuring a Classic Sprint in Kings Court format followed by a 7.5/10 km free technique, individual start time trial on Nov. 3 at Canmore Nordic Centre … READ MORE →

Masters World Cup 2018 in Minneapolis – Registration is Now OPEN

(Minneapolis, Minnesota) – On-line registration for the 2018 Masters World Cup of Nordic skiing is now open. The World Cup event caters to men and women skiers of all abilities who are 30 years … READ MORE →

Legendary Marty Hall to be Inducted into U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame

(Ishpeming, Michigan) – Legendary cross-country ski coach Marty Hall and longtime U.S. Ski Team supporter Thom Weisel were among eight noted athletes and sport builders announced as inductees to the U.S. Ski and Snowboard … READ MORE →

CCC/XC Ski Nation Announces 17 New Rollerski Drill Videos Now Posted

– CCC/XC Ski Nation is pleased to announce that 17 new videos of rollerski drills (balance and agility) have been added to CCC’s Athlete Development Matrix (ADM) for CCC coaches. These videos show different drills … READ MORE →

USA Nordic to Take Over Full Operation of Women’s Ski Jumping Team

(Park City, UT) – USA Nordic is excited to announce that it has come to an agreement with Women’s Ski Jumping USA (WSJ USA) to take over full responsibilities for the daily operations of … READ MORE →

Early Season Team Training at SilverStar Nordic

(Silver Star Mountain, BC) – The trail system at SilverStar Nordic and Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre is well known as some of the best early season skiing in North America. Teams from around the … READ MORE →

Quebec City to Host FIS XC Ski World Cup Again in 2019 and 2020

(Quebec City, QC) – News doesn’t get any fresher than this! With the annual FIS (International Ski Federation) Technical Committee and FIS Cross-Country Committee meetings still underway in Zurich, it has just been confirmed … READ MORE →

2017 CXC Winter Camps Registration Now OPEN

– The 2017 CXC Winter Open Camp Series schedule is set for the upcoming on-snow training season. Each camp fee includes room, board, meal plan, coaching, presentations and informational seminars with guest speakers. At … READ MORE →

Job Opportunity – Senior Coordinator, Digital Media Content @ Canadian Paralympic Committee

(Ottawa, ON) – The Senior Coordinator, Digital Media Content is a key member of the Communications and Marketing Team who engages the community and builds the CPC brand through a compelling storytelling and cohesive … READ MORE →

Hudson’s Bay Launches Team Canada Collection For PyeongChang 2018

(Toronto, ON) – Canada’s iconic retailer, Hudson’s Bay, unveiled the Team Canada Collection that will outfit Canadian athletes at the upcoming Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018. Fifteen Canadian PyeongChang 2018 hopefuls showcased … READ MORE →

Job Opportunity – Edmonton Nordic Seeks Biathlon Head Coach

(Edmonton, AB) – The Edmonton Nordic Ski Club (ENSC) is looking for a Biathlon Head Coach to begin coaching as of December 1, 2017. This is a part-time (20 hours per week) year-round permanent … READ MORE →

Bjørn Dæhlie Ranked Among Richest People in Norway

(Norway) – Retired xc skier, Bjørn Dæhlie, aged 50, is among the 400 richest people in Norway reports Kapital magazine. With an estimated worth of 625 million kroner ($78 million USD or $98 million … READ MORE →

WADA Publishes 2018 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods

– The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published the 2018 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (List); along with, the 2018 Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes. The List, which was approved by WADA’s Executive Committee … READ MORE →