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IBU World Championships March 5-15 Kick off w/Mixed Relay – US and Canadian Teams

March 05, 2015 (Kontiolahti, Finland) – The opening ceremonies for the 2015 IBU World Championships presented by BMW, March 5-15, got underway on Wednesday in Kontiolahti, Finland. The USA’s Clare Egan, who is participating … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Canada’s Bedard Takes Solid 8th in Men’s 20km at IBU Cup in Canmore – Eliseev Wins

CANMORE – Valcartier’ Quebec’s Marc-Andre Bedard is a man of his word. The 29-year-old biathlete promised the Canadian men would improve on their results as IBU Cup 7&8 wore on, and he backed it up … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Canada’s Beaudry Strong 6th in Women’s 15km at IBU Cup 8 in Canmore – Horchler Wins Again

March 04, 2015 (Canmore, AB) – Germany’s Karolin Horchler won her her third IBU Cup race in a week in Canmore, while Prince George native Sarah Beaudry kept Canada’s flower ceremony streak alive … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Mar 04: SkiTrax Fantasy Falun Worlds 2015 Contest...

1st Prize – Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise – XC Ski 3-night stay

(Toronto, ON) – We’re pleased to present the standings in our SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Falun 2015 Contest after the Women’s 30k CL Mass Start, which Therese Johaug (NOR) won solo by a massive one minute … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 04: Fundraiser Clinic with the US XC...

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– The USSA Ski and Snowboard Team Foundation is hosting a fundraiser clinic with the U.S. XC Ski Team at Galena Lodge in Galena, Idaho on March 28. Participants will get to ski with … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 04: CXC 2015 Midwest Junior National Team...

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– Central Cross Country Ski Association (CXC) and the Midwest Junior Committee is pleased to announce this year’s Midwest Junior National Team that will be competing in the USSA Cross Country Junior National Championships … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 03: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Falun Worlds 2015...

1st Prize – Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise – XC Ski 3-night stay

(Toronto, ON) – We’re pleased to present the standings in our SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Falun 2015 Contest after the Men’s 4x10km Relay where Norway won its eighth consecutive title by a mere 0.6 seconds … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 03: Women’s Ski Jumping USA President Deedee...

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(Park City, UT) – Women’s Ski Jumping USA has lost its tenacious and loved leader, and the world has lost a great influencer in sport equality and women’s rights. Deedee Corradini died March 1 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 03: Canada’s Brian McKeever Joins Team Coop...

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– The Swedish long distance ski team Team Coop is preparing for Ski Classics Event #7 and will be joined at the historic Vasaloppet by the Canadian nine-time Paralympic Gold medalist, Brian McKeever.

McKeever took 3 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 03: Novak and Mannima Victorious at Bieg...

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– The race day started with -1°C and some foggy weather, however during the race, the sun made its way through the fog and made the race a great experience for everyone.

On the men’s … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 03: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Falun Worlds 2015...

1st Prize – Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise – XC Ski 3-nights

March 2, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – We’re pleased to present the standings in our SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Falun 2015 Contest after the Women’s 4x5km Relay where Team USA recovered to finish 4th and match their … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 02: Harvey Claims Stellar 5th as Northug...

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March 1, 2015 (Falun, Sweden) – Petter Northug (NOR) pounced near the end of the men’s 50km CL race moving up from the mid-teens with a turn of speed that none could match as he … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 02: Canada’s Zina Kocher Takes 2nd in...

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March 1, 2015 (Canmore, AB) – Rekindling her passion for the podium, Canada’s Zina Kocher blazed through the field en route to a second place finish in the women’s sprint at IBU Cup 7 at … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 01: Canada’s Bedard 19th in Men’s 10km...

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(Canmore, AB) – Germany’s Florian Graf was unstoppable while the Canadians showed modest improvements on Day 2 of IBU Cup 7 at the Canmore Nordic Centre. Graf held onto the overall IBU Cup lead … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 01: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Falun Worlds 2015...

1st Prize - Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise - XC Ski 3-night stay

(Toronto, ON) – We’re pleased to present the standings in our SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Falun 2015 Contest following the Men’s 15 km Individual at Falun 2015 where Johan Olsson took home the gold while Canada’s … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 01: Johaug Destroys Field in Women’s 30km...

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February 28, 2015 (Falun, Sweden) – Therese Johaug (NOR) charged to victory in dominant style in the women’s 30km CL as she soloed to across the line with a decisive 1:31 margin over her super … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 28: Canada’s Emma Lunder Scores Stellar Silver...

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(Canmore, AB) – A super swift biathlete by day and a Starbucks barista by night, Vernon B.C.’s Emma Lunder had the race of her life to win Canada’s first medal of IBU Cup 7 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 28: Russia’s Kornev Takes 10km Sprint Victory...

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(Canmore, AB) – Marc-Andre Bedard is accustomed to jumping through fire and hucking javelins in the off season as a Spartan racer, but he relied on strong shooting to lead the Canadians by finishing … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 28: NCAA West Region Championship...

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(Anchorage, Alaska) – Here are the results from the NCAA West Region / Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate Ski Association Championship classic races held on Saturday at Kincaid Park in Anchorage, Alaska. Qualified individuals will have … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 28: Norway Claims 8th Consecutive Men’s Relay...

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February 27, 2015 (Falun, Sweden) – Norway won a thrilling 4x10km Men’s Relay at Falun 2015 by a mere 0.6 seconds over Sweden as it all came down to the wire when Petter Northug beat Calle … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 28: FIS Ask the Athlete for Clean...

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February 27, 2015 (Falun, SWE) – As part of the first ever Legacy Outreach Program, the leading Nordic skiers from across the world participated in the Ask the Athlete – Clean As Snow campaign at the FIS Nordic … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 27: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Falun Worlds 2015...

1st Prize - Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise - XC Ski 3-night stay

(Toronto, ON) – We’re pleased to present the standings in our SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Falun 2015 Contest following the the Women’s 10km Individual at the Falun 2015 FIS World Championships where Team USA’s Jessie … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 26: Norway Unstoppable as Team USA Captures...

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(Falun, SWE) – The Women’s 4x5km Relay was full of surprises and drama as Norway took no prisoners on their way to a resounding victory as they handled the pressure and reclaimed the top … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 26: USA’s Bryan Fletcher Strong 5th as...

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(Falun, SWE) – American Bryan Fletcher set himself up for success with a strong jump placing 13th and then skied with panache to a top-five finish in the large hill Nordic combined event at … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 26: Germany’s Severin Freund Claims Large Hill...

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(Falun, SWE) – Severin Freund, 26, delivered Germany’s third gold taking the large hill HS134-meter competition with a clear victory in Falun on Thursday evening. Freund set a new hill record ending up about 22 points … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 26: Organic Valley Becomes Newest ASM Series...

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– Organic Valley, the nation’s largest cooperative of organic farmers and a leading organic brand, has been named an official sponsor of the American Ski Marathon Series and the AXCS National Masters Championships.
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Feb 25: Sweden’s Johan Olsson in Charge in...

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(Falun, SWE) – Despite having only one World Cup start behind him this season, in Ostersund 10 days ago, Sweden’s Johan Olsson crushed the competition today in Falun with a decisive victory in the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 25: Ski Jumping Tops the Prize Money...

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(Falun, SWE) – Besides medals and prestige the athletes can also win a good amount of prize money in Falun. A total of CHF 870 600,- is awarded in the three disciplines, ski jumping, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 25: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Falun Worlds 2015...

1st Prize – Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise – XC Ski 3-nights

(Toronto, ON) – We’re pleased to present the standings in our SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Falun 2015 Contest following the Team Sprint at Falun 2015 where defending champs Team USA’s Jessie Diggins and Sophie Caldwell finished … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 24: Jessie Diggins and Caitlin Gregg Nail...

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(Falun, Sweden) – Team USA was on fire in the women’s 10km FR individual race with Jessie Diggins and Caitlin Gregg delivering stellar performances to claim silver and bronze for a historic podium. But … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 24: Teleconference Call with Caitlin Gregg, Jessie...

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(Falun, SWE) – Check out the US Ski Team’s media conference call with Jessie Diggins (Afton, MN), Caitlin Gregg (Minneapolis, MN) and the US Women’s Coach Matt Whitcomb, following the medal ceremonies in Falun, Sweden. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 24: Interview with Head Coach Chris Grover...

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(Falun, SWE) – SkiTrax caught with US XC Head Coach Chris Grover just after Jessie Diggins and Caitlin Gregg finished second and third respectively in the Women’s 10km FR individual for a historic US … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 24: News FLASH – USA’s Jessie Diggins...

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(Falun, SWE) – Americans Jessie Diggins and Caitlin Gregg claimed a historic podium today winning a stunning silver and bronze in the Women’s 10km FR individual at the 2015 FIS Nordic World Championships in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 23: US Women 12th and Men 15th...

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(Minsk-Raubichi, Belarus) – The Team USA women, consisting of Siena Ellingson, Chloe Levins, and Amanda Kautzer, finished 12th in the Youth 3x6km relay on the final day of the IBU Youth World Championships in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 23: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Falun Worlds 2015...

1st Prize - Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise - XC Ski 3-nights

(Toronto, ON) – Canada’s Alex Harvey was on the podium again making history with his second medal at the Falun 2015 Nordic World Championships in the men’s 30km Skiathlon winning bronze (read our coverage here) … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 23: American Birkebeiner 2015 Photos and...

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(Hayward, WI) – Here are some great photos and a video courtesy of the Birkie from the 2015 American Birkebeiner held this past weekend, of which the 51km FR event was a leg of the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 23: Doherty’s 11th Leads North Americans in...

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(Minsk-Raubichi, Belarus) – A day after his bronze medal in the junior men’s sprint, Sean Doherty (USA) had the top North American performance in Sunday’s pursuit races with an 11th-place finish in the junior men’s … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 23: Sigge’s Payak 2015 Cancelled Due to...

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(Callaghan Valley, BC) – Despite a lot of snow dancing over the last two weeks, Mother Nature did not cooperate and organizers of the Sigge’s Payak made the difficult decision to cancel event for … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 23: Norway Untouchable in Men’s 1.4km FR...

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(Falun, Sweden) – The Norwegian team of Finn Haagen Krogh and Petter Northug were untouchable in the men’s 1.4km FR Team Sprint on Sunday. Like their women counterparts, the duo quickly established a lead that … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 23: Norway Dominates Women’s Team Sprint @...

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February 22, 2015 (Falun, Sweden) – Norway out-classed the field today crushing all opposition in the Women’s 6×1.2km FR Team Sprint, as anchor Maiken Caspersen Falla crossed the finish line more than eight seconds ahead … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 22: Harvey Wins Historic Bronze in Men’s...

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(Falun, SWE) – Canada’s Alex Harvey won historic bronze in a thrilling finish to the men’s 30km Skiathlon as Russia’s Maxim Vylegzhanin won his first ever international gold medal beating Dario Cologna (SUI) by … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 22: Johaug Wins Women’s Skiathlon Gold @...

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February 21, 2015 (Falun, Sweden) – Therese Johaug (NOR) was unstoppable in the women’s 7.5km C/7.5km F women’s skiathlon today pulling away from her rivals on the final climb to claim the gold. The 26-year-old … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 21: USA’s Brooks Wins American Birkebeiner &...

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(Cable, WI) – After temperatures around -30°C the days before the race, the race day announced to be pretty “warm” with only -13 degrees! Snowfall right before the race made the track softer then … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 21: USA’s Sean Doherty 3rd in Junior...

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(Minsk-Raubichi, Belarus) – In his first year as a junior competitor, Sean Doherty (Center Conway, N.H.) won the bronze medal in the junior men’s 10-kilometer sprint on Saturday at the IBU Youth/Junior World Championships in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 21: Canada’s Henrich 5th and USA’s Hendrickson...

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(Falun, SWE) – Canada’s Taylor Henrich ended up a stellar fifth after qualifying a stunning first at the women’s World Ski Jumping championships yesterday in Falun, Sweden. The USA’s Sarah Hendrickson, the defending champ, followed … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 21: USA’s Taylor Fletcher 19th as Germany’s...

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(Falun, SWE) – Germany’s Johannes Rydzek picked up his first-ever gold medal yesterday at the Nordic World Ski Championships in a close battle with Italy’s Alessandro Pittin in the Nordic Combined 10 km Individual Gundersen. Pittin … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 21: Men’s MS100 Ski Jumping Qualifications @...

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(Falun, SWE ) – Simon Ammann (SUI) was the surprising winner of the qualification for the men’s Normal Hill competition yesterday at the World Championships in Falun. The four-time Olympic Champion, who didn’t take … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 20: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Falun Worlds 2015...

1st Prize - Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise - XC Ski 3-nights

(Toronto, ON) – The first medal event of the Falun 2015 Nordic World Championships started things off with a bang for Team Canada in Sweden yesterday and got Canadian supporters registered in our SkiTrax … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 20: Watch American Birkie LIVE on Feb....

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(Haywood, Wisconsin) – Watch the 42nd annual American Birkebeiner LIVE on Sat., Feb. 22. The legendary Birkie is part of the Worldloppet, featuring 9,000+ participants including top US skiers and finishes in downtown Haywood. The … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 20: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup Contest...

1st Prize - Fischer Carbonlite Package

(Toronto, ON) – We are pleased to announce the leaders of the SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup Contest after round seven of the 2014/15 Viessmann XC FIS World Cup in Ostersund, Sweden.
Canada’s Alex Harvey … READ MORE → 0 comments