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Interview with Devon Kershaw @Ruka Triple on the Comeback Trail

November 28, 2015 (Ruka, Finland) – While the limelight was on Alex Harvey at today’s race his long-standing teammate and friend Devon Kershaw had a solid day finishing 24th in the points. After being … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Katherine Ogden & Brian Gregg Top 10/15km FR Fields on Day 2 @USSA SuperTour in West Yellowstone

November 28, 2015 (West Yellowstone, MT) – Junior Katherine Ogden of SMST2 overcame a first-lap deficit to win the women’s 10km FR race on Day 2 of the USSA SuperTour in West Yellowstone. … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Canada’s Harvey Strikes Silver in Men’s 10km FR @Ruka Triple – First Medal Ever before Xmas Break

November 28, 2015 (Ruka, Finland) – Canada’s Alex Harvey, 27, landed his first World Cup podium of the season, and the first ever before Christmas. The talented Canuck claim second in the men’s 10km … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Bjornsen Solid 14th and Diggins 16th in Women’s 5km FR @ Ruka Triple – Johaug Dominates

November 28, 2015 (Ruka, Finland) – American Sadie Bjornsen delivered another solid result finishing 14th in the women’s 5km FR race, the second-stage of the Ruka Triple, with teammate Jessie Diggins just behind … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Nordic Combined and Ski Jumping Season Opener Races in Ruka Cancelled Due to High Wind

November 28, 2015 (Ruka, Finland) – Due to the wind situation, the first 2015/16 Nordic Combined Individual Gundersen competition of the weekend in Ruka had to be cancelled. The wind conditions proved to … READ MORE → 0 comments

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USSA SuperTour #1 West Yellowstone – Bender and Hanneman Triumph @Day 1 Sprints FR

November 27, 2015 (West Yellowstone, MT) – Alaska Pacific University’s Logan Hanneman surged during the final in the men’s 1.3km FR sprint, to beat out his brother Reese and claim the top spot … READ MORE → 0 comments

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SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2015/16 Contest w/$4,500 in Prizes – DON’T MISS IT

November 27, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – With over 200 contestants registered and $4,500 worth of prizes up for grabs, the annual SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2015/16 Contest is off and running. Don’t … READ MORE → 0 comments

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USA’s Newell Fantastic 4th at FIS WCup Kuusamo Men’s 1.4km Sprint CL – Fossli Wins, Valjas 22nd

November 27, 2015 (Kuusamo, Finland) – USA’s Andy Newell charged out of the gates on a mission at today’s FIS WCup season opener in Kuusamo, Finland, Day 1 of the Ruka Triple mini-tour, … READ MORE → 0 comments

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USA’s Sargent Strong 7th as Falla Wins FIS WCup Kuusamo Women’s Sprint CL @Ruka Opener

November 27, 2015 (Kuusamo, Finland) – The USA’s Ida Sargent had a solid day at the office as the top American finishing a strong seventh place in the women’s 1.4km CL Sprint as the … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Welcome NBC Family – Watch Ruka Triple XC Ski, Nordic Combined, Ski Jumping LIVE STREAMING

November 26, 2015 – Over the next two weekends, U.S. ski fans will be treated to over 60 hours of broadcast and streaming of ski racing from around the world – most of … READ MORE → 0 comments

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US XC Ski Head Coach Chris Grover’s 2015-16 Season Preview

November 26, 2015 – It’s been a solid summer and fall of preparation and now it’s time to race. U.S. Cross Country Ski Team Head Coach Chris Grover takes a look at the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Inside the Fence – 2015-16 FIS Cross-Country Pre-Season Teaser Video

November 26, 2015 – Building on the success of the 2014-15 season – in partnership with 7th Frame Productions – Inside the Fence will continue this year taking ski fans inside the world … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunities – SIRC, Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre Inc, Sport Surrey

November 26, 2015 – Here are the latest job offerings in the Canadian sports sector, including positions with SIRC, Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre Inc, and Sport Surrey. Please follow the corresponding links … READ MORE → 0 comments

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FIS Nordic Combined Awards Introduced for 2015/16 Season

November 26, 2015 – While everybody speaks about the winter of 2015/16 as a winter without title events and with the overall World Cup trophy as the only big win, Nordic Combined athletes … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Nominate Your Sports Heroes to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame

November 25, 2015 (Calgary, AB) – Induction into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame is our country’s highest sporting honour and Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame strives to reflect and celebrate Canada’s long and … READ MORE → 0 comments

US Nordic Combined Team Named for 2016

November 25, 2015 (Park City, Utah) – Olympians Bryan and Taylor Fletcher (Steamboat Springs, CO) were named to the 2016 U.S. Nordic Combined Ski Team. They will open the 2015-16 season this weekend … READ MORE → 0 comments

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SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2015/16 Contest – Team Registration NOW OPEN

November 24, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – With the first FIS World Cup kicking off the season in Kuusamo, Finland on Nov. 27, we’re pleased to announce the launch of our annual SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World … READ MORE → 0 comments

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USSA Nordic Director Robert Lazzaroni on New Programs, Membership, Benefits and Partnerships

November 24, 2015 – Following a yearlong study by an independent sport task force, the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) introduced sweeping Nordic membership changes, with broader offerings and prices as low … READ MORE → 0 comments

US Cross Country Ski 2016 Team Announced

November 24, 2015 (Park City, Utah) – The 2015-16 U.S. Cross Country Ski Team was announced today, just before the International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup opener in Ruka, Finland. A total of … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Sun Valley Super Tour 2015 Update – Registration, Snow and Course Info

November 24, 2015 – We wanted to let everyone that we are looking forward to the hosting of another edition of Sun Valley Super Tour Races December 5 and 6, 2015. Our event … READ MORE → 0 comments

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FIS Cross-Country World Cup 2015/16 Preview – Ruka Triple to Open Season, Nov. 27-29

November 24, 2015 – With no medals up for grabs in the 2015-16 FIS World Cup season, many athletes will be focusing on the pursuit of crystal globes. Despite there being no championships … READ MORE → 0 comments

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FIS Cross-country Chairman Vegard Ulvang Addresses Snow and Double Poling Issues on Eve of WCup Kickoff

November 24, 2015 – Welcome to a new Cross-Ccountry competition season. There were 305 men and 188 women on the result lists In the first Eastern cup race in Vershina Tea in Russia … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Diggins Report – This IS my Game Face!

November 23, 2015 – This weekend was a great way to kick off the race season and shake out the jet lag, the pre-race jitters, and the months of hard training, and see … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Former Estonian XC Skier Smigun-Vahi Could be Stripped of 2006 Olympic Medals

November 23, 2015 – Former Estonian XC skier Kristina Smigun-Vahi, who is under suspicion for doping, could be stripped of  two gold medals she won at the 2006 Turin Olympic Winter Games according … READ MORE → 0 comments

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First Ever Paralympian Search Held in Calgary

November 23, 2015 – Thirty-eight participants were #PARATOUGH at the first ever Paralympian Search held by the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) and the Canadian Sport Institute Calgary (CSI Calgary) on November 14. The … READ MORE → 0 comments

Court of Arbitration for Sport to Hold First Public Seminar in Canada, Feb. 11 – Registration Open

November 23, 2015 (Montréal, Québec) – Under the theme “Pursuing Excellence in Sport Dispute Resolution”, the Public Seminar the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), hosted by the Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of … READ MORE → 0 comments

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USA’s Diggins Doubles Up with 10km FR Victory @Gallivare – Canada’s Harvey 2nd, Gregg 3rd

November 22, 2015 (Gällivare, Sweden) – Team USA’s Jessie Diggins was fired up on a cold day in Sweden taking her second consecutive victory in the women’s 10km freestyle FIS race with teammate … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Canada’s Heidi Widmer Races for Swiss National Team in Saariselkae, Finland

November 22, 2015 (Saariselkae, Finland) – The Finish season is underway with Saariselkae the site of it’s third weekend of competitions as Dario Cologna and the Swiss team, along with Alexander Legkov and … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Gällivare Premier Sprint CL – MORE PHOTOS

November 22, 2015   (Gällivare, Sweden) – Check out these great photos from the Day One Sprint CL races at the Gällivare Premier where Team USA’s Jessie Diggins claimed her first victory of the season … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Nilsson and Taugboel Take Bruksvallarna Final Day 3 Sprints FR

November 22, 2015 (Bruksvallarna, Sweden) – It was Stina Nilsson’s turn to shine as she took the win in the women’s Sprint FR over teammate Charlotte Kalla with Hanna Falk in third on … READ MORE → 0 comments

USA’s Diggins and Caldwell Go 1-2 in FIS Sprint CL @Gällivare Premier – Newell on Podium, Harvey 7th

November 21, 2015 (Gällivare, Sweden) – Jessie Diggins led Team USA with a victory in the Women’s 1.2km CL Sprint as teammate Sophie Caldwell, the top qualifier, claimed second while Canada’s Emily Nishikawa … READ MORE → 1 comment

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Kalla Doubles Up at Bruksvallarna Opener on Days 1 & 2 – Northug Jr. and Dyrhaug Strong Showings

November 21, 2015 (Bruksvallarna, Sweden) – Charlotte Kalla (SWE) and Petter Northug Jr (NOR) were the clear winners at Friday’s 5/10km classic FIS competition at Sweden’s season opener in Bruksvallarna which sets the … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Biathlon Doping Investigation Involves Dr. Michele Ferrari Former Physician of Lance Armstrong

November 21, 2015 – According to a recent report in The Gaurdian Lance Armstrong’s former physician, Michele Ferrari, has been ordered to stand trial in April for allegedly providing doping assistance to Italian … READ MORE → 1 comment

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Fischer Skis US Names Ryan Leach as New CEO/President

November 21, 2015 – Fischer Skis U.S., LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of privately-held Fischer Sports GmbH, has announced that Ryan Leach will be the CEO/President of its U.S. organization. Fischer is a global … READ MORE → 0 comments

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#LEVELTHEFIELD Gender Equity Campaign in B.C.

November 20, 2015 – The first phase of ViaSport’s #LEVELTHEFIELD campaign has launched,  supporting gender equity and the inclusion of girls and women in sport in BC. #LEVELTHEFIELD is a province-wide movement that will work to create … READ MORE → 1 comment

Devon Kershaw Interview – Update from Sweden

November 20, 2015 – SkiTrax caught up with Canadian XC Ski Team athlete Devon Kershaw as he prepares for the World Cup season launch with his squad in Sweden. He finished 33rd at … READ MORE → 0 comments

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2016 FIS Worldloppet Cup Announces New Name

November 20, 2015 – Since the 1999/2000 season, the Worldloppet Ski Federation in co-operation with the International Ski Federation has chosen around 10 races out of the 20 Worldloppet stages every season to form … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Team Canada, USA, Czech Republic and More to Kick off FIS Season in Gällivare – Nov. 21-22

November 20, 2015 (Gällivare, Sweden) – Five national teams, including the US, Canada, and the Czech Republic, have chosen Gällivare as their training grounds for world cup season. The teams have spent most … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Austrian XC Skier Harald Wurm Provisionally Suspended In Light of Doping Investigation

November 20, 2015 – Harald Wurm, the Austrian XC skier who was put under police investigation in September for suspected doping, was given a provisional suspension on Nov. 19, according to an article … READ MORE → 0 comments

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NBC Plans Extended FIS Nordic World Cup Coverage in USA

November 20, 2015 (Park City, UT) – Fans will have their greatest opportunity in history to watch competitive skiing and snowboarding this winter. NBCUniversal announced Monday that it has formally acquired Universal Sports … READ MORE → 0 comments

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WADA Athlete Committee Leader Beckie Scott Calls for Investigation of all Russian Sports

November 19, 2015 – Canada’s Beckie Scott, a WADA athlete committee leader, is calling for an investigation into all Russian sports after an inquiry into the country’s Track and Field program revealed a … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Madshus and Colorado’s Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort and Spa Team Up for Ultimate Winter Getaway

November 19, 2015 (Seattle, WA) – Madshus, one of the world’s leading performance Nordic ski company, is excited to announce its co-branded promotional contest with highly regarded Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort and Spa … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Women’s Nordic Combined Makes Progress with Extended Competition Calendar

November 19, 2015 – Ladies’ Nordic Combined keeps moving forward as the final competition calendar 2015/16 was released, featuring four different international competition opportunities in four countries.

In collaboration with the Organisation of the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nominations Open for CAAWS Most Influential Women List 2015

November 19, 2015 (Ottawa, ON) – Starting today you can publicly recognize and honour an influential woman by nominating her to be included on The Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Interview with Pierre Lafontaine, New CEO @Cross Country Canada

November 18, 2015 (Canmore, AB) – Pierre Lafontaine will take over December 1 as Cross Country Canada’s (CCC) new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Board of Directors recently announced. Lafontaine previously served as … READ MORE → 0 comments

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McKeever, Bouchard, Ahrens Honoured at Petro-Canada Sport Leadership Awards Gala

November 18, 2015 (Winnipeg, MB) – Canada’s coaches and sport administrators were honoured at the Petro-Canada Sport Leadership Awards Gala, hosted by the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC), on Friday night at the … READ MORE → 0 comments

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NNF Drive For 25 – Thank You

November 18, 2015 – Thank you. From Maine to Alaska, and around the World, skiers stepped up to contribute nearly $200,000 to support our Cross Country and NordicCombined athletes. Without you doing your … READ MORE → 0 comments

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North Shore Nordic Association Wants to Bring Groomed XC Skiing to Hamilton Area

November 17, 2015 (Hamilton, MA) – The North Shore Nordic Association’s mission was born from the idea that winter play is important to the health of New England communities. The North Shore Nordic … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Sun Peaks to Open Early Amidst Heavy Snowfall – Opening Scheduled for Nov. 20

November 17, 2015 (Sun Peaks, BC) – Heavy interior snowfall due to strong Pacific winter storms off BC’s coast have allowed Sun Peaks Resort to open its doors early for the ski season. … READ MORE → 0 comments

BKL Clinic

– Over 30 Bill Koch leaders attended the NENSA Bill Koch Coaching Clinic today at Holderness. There were great presentations and demonstrations that sparked many discussions about youth development and coaching. Click below for … READ MORE → 0 comments