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Job Opportunity – Youth Program Manager, NENSA

October 23, 2014 (New Gloucester, ME) – NENSA is seeking a youth program manager to galvanize the youth cross-country skiing community in New England. This position will directly manage NENSA’s Bill Koch League programs … READ MORE → 0 comments

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New Sodie Training Rap Kicks off with Sadie Bjornsen

October 22, 2014 – Our exclusive new “Sodie Training Rap” has now launched at SkiTrax.com. This regular feature stars two of the sport’s top competitive female XC skiers, Sophie Caldwell and Sadie Bjornsen. The … READ MORE → 0 comments

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CCES First Quarter Report – Canadian Anti-Doping Program, Expanding International Relationships

October 22, 2014 (Ottawa, ON) – In its first quarter, the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) focused on enhancing its international relationships to help increase the fight against doping in … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Oct 22: SIA Announces Inaugural INDUSTRY + INTELLIGENCE...

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(Washington, DC) – SnowSports Industries America (SIA), the snow sports industry’s member-owned trade association, recently announced plans to host its first-ever INDUSTRY + INTELLIGENCE gathering. The daylong industry-only event, scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 28th, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 21: SkiTrax Notice to Cross Country Canada...

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– SkiTrax continues as the Official Magazine of Cross Country Canada (CCC) but a complimentary subscription to SkiTrax is no longer included with Race Licence Holder memberships.
Race Licence Holders can still subscribe to SkiTrax … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 21: Executive Director Position – Cross Country...

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– CCNB is the provincial sport organization that oversees the sport of cross country skiing and are currently seeking a full-time Executive Director. This position is financially supported by the New Brunswick Department of … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 21: Liz Stephen’s Park City Training Camp...

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– I am currently on a plane to San Francisco for a night with my good friend and teammate Jessie Diggins to attend the annual Snow Ball that is held there every year as … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 20: Preseason Discount Trail Passes Available for...

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(West Yellowstone, MT) – The weather is turning and the mountains already have a couple inches of snow! Now is the time to get your Yellowstone Ski Festival November passes at the discounted rate … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 20: Canadian GG Proclaims 2015 the Year...

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(Ottawa, ON) – His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, today proclaimed 2015 the Year of Sport in Canada in a ceremony on Parliament Hill. The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 20: Borah Teamwear Offers Exclusive Birchleggings Club...

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(Coon Valley, WI) – Borah Teamwear, a long-time supporter and recent sponsor of the American Birkebeiner, has collaborated with the renowned Birchleggings Club, providing an exclusive custom Nordic apparel collection available to the 1,300 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 19: Tim Hug Takes Swiss National Summer...

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(Einsiedeln, Switzerland) – Tim Hug has claimed the Swiss National Summer Nordic Combined title once more, this time also beating out top U.S. team members who were on the start line as part of … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 19: Falun 2015 Nordic World Championships Officially...

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(Falun, Sweden) – Nearly 100 participants were in attendance for the Final Inspection including representatives from the 2015 Local Organizing Committee, Swedish Ski Association, City of Falun, Region of Dalarna, FIS, the European Broadcasting … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 18: Talkin’ With the Gravy Train –...

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– Having grown up in one of America’s most well-known Nordic skiing families, Paddy Caldwell, has been on skis from about the same time that he learned to walk. At the 2014 FIS Nordic … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 18: NNF Supporting Tomorrow’s Nordic Stars Today...

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– The wave has started. US Skiing is on the rise and the NNF is a part of it. Now. Right now, the small bits of participation from the skiing community can make a … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 17: USST 10km Skate Individual Start –...

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(Park City, UT) – Kikkan Randall (USST/APU) and Miles Havlick (SVSEF Gold) topped the women’s and men’s field’s respectively at USST’s 10km Skate Individual Start as part of the team’s high-altitude training camp in Park City. Liz … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 17: CXC Super Fit Weekends...

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– Bring your old skis to test if they have a good fit for you, learn what conditions they will ski the best and compare them to new skis side by side.

Each CXC Super … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 16: Ivan Babikov Report – Last Dryland...

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(Park City, Utah) – For the last dryland training camp of this summer our team went to Park City. We were joined by some American skiers and Alberta World Cup Academy guys. We have … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 15: Frozen Thunder Update – Canmore Nordic...

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(Canmore, AB) – Snow is in the air and Alberta is ready to kick things off soon as the Canmore Nordic Centre began the annual ritual of breaking out the snow they’ve been storing … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 15: Brooks Blog – A Story Worth...

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(Alaska) – You know how they say that a picture is worth a thousand words? What does that make a documentary worth? Let’s just say, a lot. Especially if you’re as talented and dedicated … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 15: USSA Partners with RallyMe to...

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The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association, in partnership with RallyMe, announced today the launch of “USSA Crowdfunding”, a groundbreaking funding platform exclusively for its member athletes.
The website, USSA.RallyMe.com, is the next step in the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 14: World Champion Kikkan Randall Partners with...

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(Finland0 – From the 2014/2015 season onwards, Randall will be going for gold with YOKO ski gloves and poles. Finnish sporting goods and textiles company YOKO has entered into a significant partnership with US … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 14: Fischer University Kicks Off Two Days...

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(Minneapolis, MN) – Thirty-five nordic racing dealers arrived in downtown Minneapolis to connect, share and learn from Fischer Sports and friends of the nordic industry. “This has never been done before and it’s a … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 13: APU Partners with Craft...

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(Anchorage, AK) – The Alaska Pacific University Nordic Ski Center will take on a new look this
season. APU is partnering with Craft Sportswear, a global outdoor wear company that also outfits
the Swedish National Nordic … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 13: First U.S. Title for Bryan Fletcher...

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(Lake Placid, New York) – Bryan Fletcher (Steamboat Springs, CO) added another jewel to an already star-studded Nordic Combined career, winning his first national title at the U.S. Nordic Combined Championships in Lake Placid. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 12: Nick Fairall Claims U.S. Ski Jumping...

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(Lake Placid, NY) – Nick Fairall (Andover, NH) defended his title at the Flaming Leaves Festival on the Lake Placid Olympic jump at the K95 meter U.S. Ski Jumping Championship, breaking a first round … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 12: US Ski Jumping Championships Women –...

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(Lake Placid, New York) – Sarah Hendrickson showed why she is the world champion in women’s ski jumping by soaring to a first place finish in the US Ski Jumping Championships on Sunday, October … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 12: National Teams in Final Prep for...

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– With around 50 days until the start of the 2014/15 FIS Cross-Country World Cup season, national teams around the world are working full speed on preparing for the upcoming season. The month of … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 11: Jim Galanes to be Inducted into...

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(Stowe, VT) – Join us for the 2014 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony October 19th at Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center! We’re very excited to induct five Vermonters: Jim Galanes, Mike Holland, Anabel & … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 11: Southern Ontario District Launches Paraffin Race...

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– Southern Ontario District is launching a “SOD Paraffin race series” this winter from Dec 21 to Feb 22 at 10 venues across the province. The series kicks off with a Yuletide blast at … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 10: FIS Interview with Sarah Hendrickson –...

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– Reigning World Champion from Val di Fiemme, Sarah Hendrickson, suffered a serious knee injury during training in Obertsdorf over a year ago. She came back for the Olympic Games in Sochi, but could hardly call … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 10: Sad Day for the Birkie –...

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– The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation is sad to inform you that Dave Nelson, our long-time friend, supporter, Birchlegger and board member, passed away peacefully yesterday morning after a courageous battle with lung cancer. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 09: Northug Gets Jail Time after Drunk...

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– Former Olympic XC skiing gold medalist Petter Northug of Norway was given a jail sentence of 50 days on Thursday after crashing his car last May while driving drunk, injuring a friend in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 09: John Oliver Spoof on Norway Pulling...

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– After Norway announced on Oct. 1 that it was pulling its bid to Host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, John Oliver, host of the HBO show ‘Last Week Tonight with John Oliver came … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 09: Holly Brooks Featured on KTVA Daybreak...

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(Anchorage, AK) – Former Olympian and US Team XC skier Holly Brooks was featured on the KTVA 11 Daybreak TV program on Thursday and spoke about this Sunday’s 6th annual Fast and Female event that … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 09: FIS Cross-Country Technical Committee Meetings in...

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(Zurich, Switzerland) – During the FIS Technical Committee Meetings in Zurich (SUI) several Cross-Country Sub-Committees met to discuss a broad range of topics.
The Sub-Committee for the World and Continental Cups focused on future calendars … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 08: Sophie Caldwell Suffers Second Elbow Injury...

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(Deer Valley, Utah) – Rising US cross-country ski star, Sophie Caldwell, suffered a broken elbow on Monday in Park City, Utah where she and her USST members are on site for their annual altitude … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 08: Athletes Who Cheat Could Still Benefit...

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– A recent article in BBC Sports addresses what many have been wondering about: even if an athlete who is caught using performance enhancing drugs serves a suspension, the physical benefits from that banned … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 08: Black Jack Race Team News –...

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(Mammoth Lakes, CA) – Rossland, BC’s Black Jack Ski Team is currently logging some serious altitude training in Mammoth Lakes, CA. They are on week two of their altitude camp. Check out their updates … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 08: Frozen Thunder Super Camp Make a...

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(Canmore, AB) – Three of our four training centres, the AWCA, CVTC and NDC Thunder Bay, have just launched a fundraising and promotion campaign for a new junior development program, the Frozen Thunder Super … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 07: New Sodie Training Rap with Caldwell...

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– We’re excited to announce the our exclusive “Sodie Training Rap” is coming soon to SkiTrax.com. This regular feature will star two of the sport’s hottest competitive female XC skiers, Sophie Caldwell and Sadie … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 07: Soldier Hollow Resort Seeks XC Ski...

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(Midway, UT) – Soldier Hollow Resort, located in Midway, UT, is seeking cross-country ski instructors and coaches for the 2014-15 winter season. Soldier Hollow, home of the 2002 Olympic cross country and biathlon events, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 07: Support CXC Adaptive Program for Children...

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– Kent Eriksen Cycles, HED Cycling and Sram are partnering to support CXC’s Adaptive Program for children with physical disabilities and visual impairment by giving away a dream bike to one lucky winner!

Donate here … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 06: CCC Releases AAP Carding Criteria...

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(Canmore, AB) – Here is the criteria that will be used by Cross Country Canada for nominating Able-Bodied and Para-Nordic athletes for Sport Canada’s Athlete Assistanace Program (AAP) for 2015-16. The aim of these … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 06: 2014-15 NENSA Eastern Cup Series...

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– We are down to three months away from the next Eastern Cup, NENSA’s signature race series, and it is time to get prepped for all the excitement to come! In case any of you have … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 05: Job Opportunity – General Manager for...

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– Sovereign Lake Nordic Club (“SLNC”) is seeking a General Manager. SLNC combined with adjacent Silver Star Mountain has 105km of the finest cross-country skiing in North America. We consistently get ideal powder snow … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 05: New Study Reveals the Most Active...

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(Toronto, ON) – A new recent study has revealed that B.C. comes in first with highest levels of fitness participation while Quebec lags behind. How active are today’s Canadians? Ipsos Reid, Canada’s market intelligence … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 05: Brittany Webster’s Pursu.it Campaign – 10...

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– Over the last 30 days I have managed to raise over $16,000 for my ski season this year. It took a bit of courage to get my campaign up and running, but I … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 04: Hoff Report – Aspen Fundraiser and...

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– Check out the latest from Noah Hoffman as he talks about the annual Aspen Nordic Sendoff Party and Fundraiser coming up on Nov. 6 and hooking up with with Kris Freeman as the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 04: Job Opportunity for Canada Games Female...

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– The Nova Scotia Cross Country Ski Team is searching for an outgoing, experienced female coach to complete our support staff at the 2015 Canada Games in Prince George.
Successful candidates must be:
-  NCCP Certified … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 03: NNF Drive for 25 – Record...

– We opened the country’s largest grassroots sport fundraiser with a record day. Just like nordic results, the Drive for 25 is getting more attention, more driven and a greater reach. If you haven’t, … READ MORE → 0 comments

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