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Job Opportunity – Head Club Coach and Masters Coach @ Arrowhead Nordic Ski Club

May 24, 2017 (Huntsville, ON) – Arrowhead Nordic Ski Club, located in the stunningly beautiful Muskoka district comprised of lakes and rolling Canadian Shield, is in need of a Head Club Coach and Masters … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Johaug Court Date Set for June 6

May 23, 2017 – According to The Associated Press, Norwegian star cross-country skier Therese Johaug has a court date set to take place on June 6, 2017 for her ongoing doping case. The … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Mile High Wine Festival at SilverStar Mountain Resort – Canada’s Highest Outdoor Wine Tasting

May 22, 2017 – Ever wonder what happens at SilverStar Mountain Resort when the snow’s gone? This summer SilverStar and Okanagan Wine Festivals are proud to bring back Canada’s highest outdoor wine tasting, The … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Lead Event Timer Opportunity @ SportStats – Deadline May 22

May 22, 2017 – Sportstats is a global leader in sports event timing with over 800 events timed annually. We are a key partner to several internationally renowned running and multisport organisations as … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunity – Nakkertok Racing Program Development Coaches

May 21, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – The Nakkertok Nordic Racing Program would like to hire up to 3 enthusiastic and committed individuals to assist in the delivery and implementation of the periodized training … READ MORE → 0 comments

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APU Masters Eagle Glacier Camp Public – 9 Slots Remaining

May 20, 2017 (Alaska) – Have you ever wondered what summer training on Eagle Glacier is all about? Have you heard stories from your kids, friends or Elite athletes about the wonders of … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Sunshine Village Nordic Skiing Open Through to May 22

May 19, 2017 – Sunshine is grooming for cross-country beginning today through the May long weekend, May 22nd.  Their plan is to groom every evening and re-groom in the morning if there was … READ MORE → 0 comments

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China Sees Explosive Growth in Skiing

May 18, 2017 (Beijing, China) – There has been explosive growth in the Chinese ski industry in recent years a reports Sixth Tone. In 2013 there were 408 ski resorts in China versus … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Pfizer Canada Inc. Announced as Title Sponsor of the VISTA 2017 Conference for Para Sports

May 17, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – The Canadian Paralympic Committee, Pfizer Canada Inc., the Canadian Sport Institute Ontario and the International Paralympic Committee are pleased to announce a new partnership that names the … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Canadian Cross Country Athletes Meet International Performance Benchmarks

May 16, 2017 – Cross Country Canada (CCC) has released its annual list of athletes meeting international performance benchmarks during the 2016-17 ski season. The list, which is made up of 45 of … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Tomas Northug Ends his Skiing Career

May 15, 2017 – Norway’s Tomas Northug has decided to end professional skiing career. “It’s hard but but I made the decision and now I will see what the future holds,” he told … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Italy’s Next Biathlon Generation – Michela, Irene and Samuela Win a Record 8 Medals

May 14, 2017 – The Italian team came to the IBU Youth/Junior World Championships in Osrblie as a question mark; young talent with good training brought together by an experienced staff of coaches, … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Attention Athletes and Coaches – Take the CCC Women’s Committee Survey

May 13, 2017 – The Cross Country Canada Women’s Committee is asking female athletes and coaches to complete our annual survey. We use your responses to plan our initiatives so your participation is very … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Boreal Glide Nordic Ski Trail in Quebec’s Montmorency Forest – Opens October 27

May 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 – Coordinator, Special Projects @ Paralympic Foundation of Canada

May 11, 2017 – The Paralympic Foundation of Canada (PFC) is seeking a Coordinator, Special Projects to join our recently established Foundation team.  Reporting to the Director, Foundation and working closely with PFC … READ MORE → 0 comments

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XC Ski Ontario Coaching Seminar Schedule June 2-4

May 11, 2017 (North Bay, ON) – Cross Country Ski Ontario’s Annual Coaching Seminar is scheduled for June 2-4, 2017 in North Bay. Registration is now open on the Zone 4 website here. … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Canadian National Ski Team Nominations 2017-18

May 10, 2017 – Cross Country Ski de fond Canada is proud to present the talented athletes that will represent Team Canada for the 2017-18 season! We wish all the best to Canada’s … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Iceland Loppet Interview with NNF’s David Knoop

May 09, 2017 (Õsaf, Iceland) – The recent Iceland Loppet, the final the final race of the Worldloppet 2016/17 Series, featured an international field with many US and Canadian skiers making the journey … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunity – Nordic Operations Staff @ Silver Star Mountain Resort

May 08, 2017 – The role of a Nordic Ops Staff member is to embrace a wide range of tasks and responsibilities which contribute towards the successful & daily Nordic operations at Silver … READ MORE → 0 comments

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2017 CXC Award Recipients

May 07, 2017 (Eau Clair, Wisconsin) – The CXC Awards Dinner recognized four of the central region’s outstanding ski community members at the inaugural CXC Congress weekend in Eau Clair, Wisconsin. The honored … READ MORE → 0 comments

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US Ski Team’s Noah Hoffman Inspires Athletes at Eastern Mass Bill Koch League

May 06, 2017 (Boston, MA) – Over the past four years, the Eastern Mass Bill Koch League (EMBK), the premier junior cross-country ski club in the greater Boston area, has hosted Olympian Noah … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Therese Johaug Back with Norwegian Team in November ?

May 05, 2017 (Norway) – Therese Johaug was notably absent on the roster of the recently announced Norwegian team for the 2017/18 season but the currently banned Norwegian star is slated to return … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Norwegian Ski Federation Unveils 2017-2018 Team

May 04, 2017 – The Norwegian Ski Federation has released their men’s Sprint, men’s All-round, women’s Elite, and ParaNordic skiers for the 2017-2018 season. Notably absent is Therese Johaug who is still on … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Save the University of New Mexico Ski Team – LIVE Press Conference on May 4th

May 03, 2017 – Dear Friends and Supporters of the UNM Ski Team, We, the athletes of the University of New Mexico Ski Team are holding a press conference on Thursday, May 4th, … READ MORE → 0 comments

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

May 02, 2017 (Golden, BC) – 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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunities for Nordic Cyclists

May 02, 2017 (Milton, ON) – For all you Nordic skiers that are also avid cyclists here are some job opportunities that may interest you at Cycling Canada: Track and Road Assistant, Assistant … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Finland’s Ilkka Jarva Takes the Helm as Head Coach of the Czech XC Ski Team

May 01, 2017 – Finland’s Ilkka Jarva, a 13-year veteran, has been appointed head coach of the Czech Cross-Country Ski team. He will be supported by local Czech coaches who will be responsible … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Cross Country Ski Ontario’s Coach Mentorship Program Application

April 30, 2017 – Cross Country Ski Ontario is continuing its Coach Mentorship Program. The aim of this program is to facilitate partnerships and knowledge transfer between coaches in Ontario to support and … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Fossavatnsgangan Iceland Loppet 50km CL – Northug and Johansson Norgren Win, Gregg’s 2nd and 4th

April 29, 2017 (Õsaf, Iceland) – Petter Northug Jr. (Nor) took the win in the men’s signature 50km CL race today at the Fossavatnsgangan, Iceland Loppet, the final race of the Worldloppet 2016/17 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Michigan Tech Huskies Coach Haggenmiller Resigns

April 29, 2017 (Houghton, Mi.) – “I’ll definitely miss the incredible student-athletes that we have at Michigan Tech,” former cross country, Nordic skiing, and track and field head coach Joe Haggenmiller said. “I’ll … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Dave Jarrett U.S. Ski Team Nordic Combined Coach Announces his Retirement – Leaves a Golden Legacy

April 28, 2017 (Park City, Utah) – Veteran U.S. Ski Team Nordic Combined coach Dave Jarrett, who led the team to heights of glory at World Championships and Olympics, is retiring after 15 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Four National Team Korean Skiers Suspended for Drinking

April 28, 2017 – The Korea Ski Association (KSA) has suspended four national team members for six months and dropped them from the team for drinking beer during the Asian Winter Games held … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Fossavatnsgangan Iceland Loppet 50km FR – USA’s Caitlin Gregg Wins, Brian Gregg 2nd in Men’s Race

April 27, 2017 (Ísafjörður, Iceland) – Sunshine greeted skiers as the USA’s Caitlin Gregg took the win in the women’s 25km Freestyle race today in Iceland while her husband Brian Gregg finished second … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Call for Nominations to 2017 CCC Board of Directors

April 27, 2017 – Cross Country Canada is seeking individuals who are interested in joining the CCC Board of Directors.  The election of three Directors at Large to two-year terms will occur at … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Yukon’s Nishikawa, Beatty and Johsgaard Receive New Funding Boost

April 26, 2017 (Yukon) – Talented Yukon cross-country skiers Emily Nishikawa, Dahria Beatty and Knute Johnsgaard, all members of Canada’s national ski team, are the first recipients of a new Northern Exploration and … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Talking with the Gravy Train Interview with John Morton – A Man for All Seasons

April 26, 2017 – In this edition of Talkin’ With the Gravey Train, our host Peter Graves talks with the remarkable John Morton, a two-time US Olympian in Biathlon and also a Team … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Call for Nominations for CAC Board of Directors at Coaching Association of Canada

April 25, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – The Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) unites stakeholders and partners in its commitment to raising the skills and stature of coaches, and ultimately expanding their reach and … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Notice – Highlands Trailblazers Junior COMPetitive Lead Coach

April 24, 2017 – The Highlands Trailblazers seeks an experienced competitive skier with strong coaching skills to manage the training program for the “COMP” racing program the Club is adding for the 2017/18 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Lukas Bauer Hangs Up the Skis after a Stellar Career

April 23, 2017 – The Czech Republic’s best cross-country skier, Lukas Bauer, already announced before the start of this season that it would be his last. Bauer competed at five Olympic Winter Games, … READ MORE → 1 comment

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Tricia Smith Re-elected as COC President

April 22, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – Canada’s sport community has renewed its confidence in Tricia Smith as President of the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC). Members of the COC Session, comprised of sport leaders, … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Former Olympian Alain Masson Has Close Encounter with Wolves in Yukon

April 21, 2017 (Atlin, BC) – Alain Masson, a former Olympic skier, had a close encounter with a pack of wolves while skiing alone last Sunday reports CBC. Masson lives in the Yukon, … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Bend Endurance Academy Announces New Location

April 20, 2017 (Bend, OR) – The Bend Endurance Academy (BEA) is excited to announce they have moved to a new location at 442 NE 3rd street. “I am excited by the possibilities … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Inaugural CXC Congress – April 28-30

April 19, 2017 (Eau Claire, Wisconsin) – Central Cross Country Ski Association will host educational workshops for club leaders focused on fundraising, host sport committee meetings and recognize some of the organization’s top … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Sovereign Lake Spring Fling Ski Camp – May 4-7

April 18, 2017 (Vernon, BC) – Start the 2017-18 Ski Season off right! Sovereign Lake Nordic Club would like to invite you to take part in our annual Spring Fling Ski Camp taking … READ MORE → 0 comments

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The Way I See It – Birkie, No-Wax Skis, Masters World Cup, Downhills, Race Shape, Cheerleaders, Whitcomb

April 17, 2017 – Is This The Birkie Solution? – Check out this video and revisit my comments on the situation at the Birkie so get up to speed on what’s needed to … READ MORE → 0 comments

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University of New Mexico to Discontinue Men’s and Women’s Skiing Programs – Save UNM Petition Started

April 16, 2017 (Albuquerque, NM) – Late last week the University of New Mexico’s VP of Athletics, Paul Krebs, delivered some somber news that the men’s and women’s ski programs would no longer be … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunity @ Winsport Canada – Haig Glacier Camp Attendant

April 15, 2017 – We are currently looking for a camp attendant to join our WinSport Canada team. The camp attendant is responsible for a variety of duties in relation to the operation of … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunity – Director, Communications and Media Relations at The Canadian Olympic Committee

April 14, 2017 – Be part of building a national brand. Headquartered in Toronto, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) is a national, private, not-for-profit organization committed to high-performance sports excellence. We are the … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Cross Country Canada 2018 Club Toque Fundraiser – April 23 Deadline

April 14, 2017 – Calling all clubs and skiers young and old! Club members are invited to enter a contest to design a Swix toque. Clubs will be able to purchase these toques … READ MORE → 0 comments

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– Swedish top Cross-Country skier Johan Olsson has decided not to continue elite skiing career.
Johan Olsson became one of the most successful Swedish Cross-Country skiers of all times. He won 14 Olympic and World … READ MORE → 0 comments