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Beijing to Host 2022 Winter Olympic Games

July 31, 2015 (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) – Beijing has won its bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics becoming the first city to host both the summer and winter Games. Chinese president, Xi Jinping, … READ MORE → 0 comments

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National U16 Camp Results and Video – Get Your Nord ON

July 30, 2015 (Burlington, Vermont) – Here are the results from the uphill run and general strength test as the nation’s best U16 cross country athletes storm the University of Vermont campus for … READ MORE → 0 comments

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21st Merino Muster Cross Country Ski Event at the Snow Farm – August 15th

July 29, 2015 (Wanaka, New Zealand) – The Merino Muster Organizing Committee invites you to join us to celebrate the 21st Merino Muster on the 15th of August at Snow Farm, Cardrona, Wanaka.
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128th IOC Session – 2022 Olympic Winter Games Host City Selection

July 29, 2015 (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) – The 128th IOC Session, in which FIS President Gian Franco Kasper is participating in his capacity as IOC Member, will open on Friday, July 31, … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Career Opportunity – Chief Executive Officer for Cross-Country Ski de fond Canada

July 28, 2015 (Canmore, AB) – Cross-Country Ski de fond Canada (CCC) is seeking an outstanding Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to provide leadership and assume overall responsibility for the operation and administration of … READ MORE → 0 comments

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The Putney School Seeks Head Coach

July 27, 2015 – The Putney School, a residential high school in Putney, Vermont, is seeking a head coach with previous experience to run their competitive program for the winter trimester – December 1-12 and January … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Congratulations – Kristin Stoermer Steira and Devon Kershaw Tie the Knot

July 26, 2015 (Lofoten, Norway) – Congratulations to Kristin Stoermer Steira and Devon Kershaw who tied the knot on July 25 in a marriage ceremony that featured some of the rock stars of … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Canmore to Host 2017 Haywood Ski Nationals

July 26, 2015 – After consideration of excellent bids from Canmore, Highlands Nordic and Les Aventuriers, the Events Committee is pleased to confirm that Canmore Nordic will play host to the 2017 Haywood … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Canadian Paralympic Committee Calls for Applications for the 2015/16 System Development Fund

July 25, 2015 (Ottawa, ON) – The Canadian Paralympic Committee invites Canadian sport organizations and clubs to apply, starting today, for the 2015-2016 granting round of the System Development Fund.
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Five Things To Know About The Upcoming Global Talent Junior Nordic Ski Camp

July 24, 2015 (Norway) – Athletes from nine different countries took part in last year’s inaugural Global Talent Junior Nordic Ski Camp in Norway, where former world champions and Olympic medalists, Astrid Uhrenholdt … READ MORE →2 comments

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17th Annual Jindro Mayer Springer Tournee, US Large Hill Ski Jumping & Nordic Combined Champs – July 27-Aug 1

July 24, 2015 (Park City, Utah) – The 17th Annual North American Springer Tournee is set to take place at the Utah Olympic Park with an exciting format that will see only one … READ MORE → 0 comments

WADA Publishes 2014 Testing Figures Report

July 24, 2015 (Montreal, QC) – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) published its 2014 Testing Figures Report today, which outlines the results of all 2014 tests analyzed by WADA-accredited laboratories, including in- and … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Caterinichio Reflects on Her USSA Nordic Director Position as She Moves On

July 23, 2015 – We caught up with Joey Caterinichio, who recently resigned from her Nordic Director position with the USSA, after taking over from her predecessor John Farra over three years ago. … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Catamount Trail Receives Grants, Prepares for North Face Race – Aug. 23

July 23, 2015 (Burlington, VT) – The Catamount Trail Association (CTA) was recently awarded two Recreational Trails Program (RTP) grants from Vermont’s Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation. The CTA was one of … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Biathlon Weddings – Bailey, Perras, Jonsson, Glazyrina

July 22, 2015 – July has been a big month for weddings in the world of biathlon, with six current or recently retired biathletes getting married recently in the USA, Canada, Sweden and … READ MORE → 0 comments

National U16 Camp in Burlington Vermont Final UPDATE

July 21, 2015 – Hello Skiers and Parents. Hope all of you in reading your gear AND your psyche for what will be a great week. Below is a list of the camp … READ MORE → 0 comments

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SIA Announces Nick Sargent as Incoming President

July 20, 2015 – The SnowSports Industries America (SIA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce Nick Sargent as SIA’s incoming President. Sargent, who most recently held the position of vice president of … READ MORE → 0 comments

USSA Seeks Nordic Director and to Grow Membership

July 19, 2015 (Park City, UT) – With growing enthusiasm for cross country skiing, the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association is adding the new position of nordic domestic director to its staff team in Park … READ MORE → 0 comments

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2022 Olympic Winter Games Candidate Cities Almaty and Beijing – July 31 Countdown

July 18, 2015 – The Olympic Movement is looking ahead to the 128th IOC Session in Kuala Lumpur (MAS) from July 30-Aug. 3, 2015 when the International Olympic Committee will elect Almaty (KAZ) … READ MORE → 0 comments

NENSA Welcomes New Members to Board of Directors

July 18, 2015 – The New England Nordic Ski Association (NENSA) Board of Directors are pleased to welcome three new members to the NENSA Board, and bids a fond farewell to retiring members, … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Preparations in Full Swing for 10th FIS Tour de Ski Anniversary Edition

July 17, 2015 – Next year, the annual cross-country season highlight will be celebrating a special anniversary with its 10th edition of the FIS Tour de Ski. Last week, all Organising Committees of … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunity – Marketing and Advertising Manager @ Hardwood Ski and Bike

July 16, 2015 (Barrie, ON) – Hardwood Ski and Bike is Ontario’s premier cross country ski and mountain bike facility, providing a fun, safe and healthy experience for our guests. It operates in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Diggins Report from the Snow Farm in NZ

July 15, 2015 (Wanaka, NZ) – Part of the Team USA crew flew to the Snow Farm in New Zealand on July 8 for a training camp while the Alaskan teamers will find … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Fast and Female Power Hour p/b L.L. Bean on July 26th – Register Today

July 15, 2015 (Bloominton, MN) – On Sunday, July 26, join Winter Olympians Jessie Diggins, Kikkan Randall and Caitlin Gregg for a Fast and Female Power Hour p/b L.L. Bean full of fun … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunity – XCCM Head Coach

July 14, 2015 (Chelsea, QC) – XC Chelsea Masters is looking for a part-time Head Coach. The Head Coach is responsible for designing the club’s ski programs in collaboration with the Board of … READ MORE → 0 comments

Two Weeks Left to Register for the July Igor Legacy Camp

July 14, 2015 (Iola, Wisconsin) – There are two weeks left to register for the July Igor Legacy Camp. Igor Badamshin loved skiing. Blessed with a gift for coaching young athletes, Igor often … READ MORE → 0 comments

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ONE WAY and Vellend Tech Renew Canadian Distribution Partnership

July 13, 2015 (Toronto, Ontario) – The Nordic Sports Brand ONE WAY Sport is proud to announce a renewal of their partnership with Vellend Tech Inc. as the exclusive distributor in Canada for … READ MORE → 0 comments

Roller-ski Racing Returns to Southern Ontario – Next Event is Aug. 5

July 12, 2015 – The Southern Ontario District of Cross Country Ontario launched its first-in-a-long-long-time roller ski race at Downsview Park in Toronto on Wednesday, July 8. Racing on a beautifully-paved, rolling 2-km loop, the … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Austria’s Duerr Sidesteps Criminal Charges Following Sochi Doping Scandal

July 11, 2015 (Vienna, AUT) – Johannes Duerr, an Austrian cross-country skier whoe admitted to taking EPO and was kicked out the Sochi 2014 Games (read more here), will not be charged and … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Career Opportunity – Chief Executive Officer for Cross-Country Ski de fond Canada

July 10, 2015 (Canmore, AB) – Cross-Country Ski de fond Canada (CCC) is seeking an outstanding Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to provide leadership and assume overall responsibility for the operation and administration of … READ MORE → 0 comments

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NDC Thunder Bay Joins with Top Canadian XC Skiers at Alignment Training Camp in Canmore

July 10, 2015 – NDC Thunder Bay athletes and coaches have spent the past three weeks in Canmore, Alberta training with other top Nordic athletes in the country including Canada’s top World Cup … READ MORE → 0 comments

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FIS Rollerski World Cup Gets Underway This Weekend in Croatia

July 9, 2015 (Val di Fiemme, Italy) – This year’s FIS Rollerski World Cup series will feature three World Cup stops along with the Rollerski World Championships in Val di Fiemme (ITA). This weekend, the … READ MORE → 0 comments

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FIS President Gian Franco Kasper Looks ahead to IOC Session

July 08, 2015 – With summer in full swing, it is the perfect time to catch up with FIS President Gian Franco Kasper to talk about the summer activities and particularly the election … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Grants Available for CCC’s Ski-at-School Program Powered by AltaGas – Apply by Sept. 30

July 07, 2015 (Canmore, AB) – Ski-at-School is a CCC program, sponsored by AltaGas, which aims to bring cross-country skiing to schools across Canada. The Ski-at-School program will knit together communities of teachers, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Job Opportunity – Canadian Olympic Committee

July 07, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – Be a part of building and servicing a national brand. The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) is a national, private, not-for-profit organization committed to high-performance sports excellence. We … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Fast and Female Athletes Panel at Canadian Ski National in Thunder Bay – Report

July 06, 2015 – The CCC Women’s Committee hosted a panel for 14-19 year old girls as part of the Fast and Female event at the Ski Nationals this year. 40 girls participated … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Cross Country BC Hires Executive Director

July 06, 2015 – Cross Country BC (CCBC) is very pleased to announce it has hired Wannes Luppens as Executive Director, based in Vernon, effective May 19.  He is taking over from Georgia … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunity – General Manager @ Biathlon Alberta

July 06, 2015 – Biathlon Alberta, the provincial governing body for the Olympic winter sport of Biathlon, is seeking a full-time General Manager based in Canmore, Alberta.
Principal responsibilities of the position include managing … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Fast and Female Power Hour p/b L.L. Bean on July 26th

July 05, 2015 (Bloominton, MN) – On Sunday, July 26, join Winter Olympians Jessie Diggins, Kikkan Randall and Caitlin Gregg for a Fast and Female Power Hour p/b L.L. Bean full of fun … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Happy Fourth of July – Truths and Myths about the Declaration of Independence

July 04, 2015 – Happy 4th of July to everyone on this special day that represents American Independence Day and the birth of the United States of America as an independent nation. Yet … READ MORE → 0 comments

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CXC Central REG Camp Update – Who’s Got “Next”?

July 04, 2015 – This past February, three Central REG camp alumni represented the U.S. Ski Team in Falun, Sweden for the FIS Nordic World Championships (Jessie Diggins, Ben Saxton and Kyle Bratrud) … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Job Opportunity – Catamount Trail Association Youth Program and Outreach Coordinator

July 04, 2015 – The Catamount Trail Association (CTA) is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill a one-year full-time AmeriCorps position as Youth Program and Outreach Coordinator. Responsibilities include coordinating and instructing our … READ MORE → 0 comments

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FIS Checks in with National Team Summer Training Camps – USA, Canada + More

July 03, 2015 – Summer 2015 has just started but Cross-Country athletes have no time for vacation. The summer training season is in full swing. It is time for roller skiing, cycling, running … READ MORE → 0 comments

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NNF Thank You Note from Ben Saxton

July 03, 2015 – Here at NNF, we get postcards in the mail from time to time. We thought we’d share this one from Ben Saxton. It’s always nice to get a random handwritten … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Robin McKeever is One of Alberta’s Top 50 Most Influential People

July 02, 2015 (Alberta) – According to Alberta Venture, Robin McKeever, brother of multi-decorated para-Nordic skier Brian McKeever, is one of Alberta’s top 50 most influential people. As the sighted guide for his … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Happy Canada Day – Easy as Riding a Bike ?

July 01, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – Happy Canada Day to everyone. We thought this great video sent to us from long time reader, Judy Cohen, was a great way to celebrate this special … READ MORE → 0 comments

Amie Smith to Lead NENSA Competitive Programs as High Performance Director

July 01, 2015 (New Gloucester, ME) – The New England Nordic Ski Association Board of Directors and Staff are pleased to welcome Amie Smith of Wellesley, MA to the team as the new … READ MORE → 0 comments

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FIS Cross-Country World Cup Welcomes New Main Sponsor Le Gruyère AOP

July 01, 2015 – Le Gruyère AOP has joined the FIS Cross-Country World Cup as a main sponsor. FIS Marketing AG und Le Gruyère AOP signed a contract for three years, which will … READ MORE → 0 comments

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CSU Named 2015 NENSA Club of the Year

June 30, 2015 (New Gloucester, ME) – New England Nordic Ski Association is proud to recognize Cambridge Sports Union with the 2015 NENSA Club of the Year Award. This award is given annually … READ MORE → 0 comments

June 29, 2015 (White Mountains, NH) – NENSA is pleased to announce that the 15th Annual New England Women’s XC Ski Day will be held at the Jackson Ski Touring Center in Jackson, NH! This … READ MORE → 0 comments