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2017-2018 Female Athlete Mentorship Program

October 17, 2017 – 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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Bailey Named Finalist for Team USA Athlete of Year

October 16, 2017 (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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunity – Operations Manager @ Walden Cross Country Fitness Club

October 15, 2017 (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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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

October 14, 2017 (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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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

October 13, 2017 (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. … READ MORE → 0 comments

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The Boreal Glide – Nordic Ski Trail Opens Oct. 27

October 12, 2017 (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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunity – Revelstoke Nordic Ski Club Seeks a Manager

October 11, 2017 – 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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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

October 10, 2017 (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. … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Masters World Cup 2018 in Minneapolis – Registration is Now OPEN

October 09, 2017 (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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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

October 09, 2017 (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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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

October 08, 2017 – 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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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

October 07, 2017 (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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Early Season Team Training at SilverStar Nordic

October 06, 2017 (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. … READ MORE → 0 comments

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

October 06, 2017 (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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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2017 CXC Winter Camps Registration Now OPEN

October 06, 2017 – 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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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

October 05, 2017 (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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Hudson’s Bay Launches Team Canada Collection For PyeongChang 2018

October 04, 2017 (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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunity – Edmonton Nordic Seeks Biathlon Head Coach

October 03, 2017 (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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Bjørn Dæhlie Ranked Among Richest People in Norway

October 02, 2017 (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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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WADA Publishes 2018 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods

October 01, 2017 – 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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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

September 30, 2017 (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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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

September 29, 2017 (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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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

September 29, 2017 (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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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

September 29, 2017 – 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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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

September 28, 2017 (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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Dæhlie Sportswear Signs for Three More Years with Visma Ski Classics

September 28, 2017 – 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.
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September 28, 2017 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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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National Coaches Week Sept. 23-30 #ThanksCoach

September 27, 2017 – 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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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2017-2018 Female Athlete Mentorship Program

September 26, 2017 – 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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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

September 25, 2017 (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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Coupe Skinouk Announces Inaugural Rollerski Race – Oct. 28

September 24, 2017 – 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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunity – Program and Communications Coordinator @ Cross Country Alberta

September 23, 2017 (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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

PyeongChang 2018 Competition Schedule Revealed – 102 Gold Medal Events

September 22, 2017 (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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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

September 22, 2017 (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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Team Madshus Welcomes Liz Stephen

September 21, 2017 – 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, … READ MORE → 0 comments

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

September 20, 2017 (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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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

September 19, 2017 (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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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CXC Partners With the YMCA of the Rockies

September 18, 2017 – 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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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First Dusting of Snow at SilverStar Mountain Resorts

September 18, 2017 (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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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

September 17, 2017 – 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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportinity – Part-time Club Manager @ Nakkertok Nordic

September 16, 2017 (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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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NTDC 2017/18 Team Officially Launched

September 15, 2017 (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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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

September 15, 2017 (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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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

September 14, 2017 (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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Volvo Challenge Roller Ski Race Report, Results + PHOTOS

September 13, 2017 (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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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

September 12, 2017 – 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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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

September 11, 2017 (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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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

September 11, 2017 (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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Borah Teamwear Preseason Nordic Program

September 10, 2017 (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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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– 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 → 0 comments