FIS world cup cross-country, individual sprint, Lahti (FIN)

Randall Report: Race Tails – Back in Action in Lahti

March 07, 2012 (Lahti, Finland) – Hi friends, it’s been a long delay in getting my Race Tails out, but I’m trying to get back in the habit.  Here’s a report from this … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Kikkan Randall’s Race Tails: Double Podiums in Düsseldorf and Davos

December 16, 2011 – The exciting new season continues! First off a skate sprint weekend along the Rhein river in Düsseldorf, Germany. In the individual sprint, I started off the day with a … READ MORE → 1 comment

Skiing the 2nd leg of the relay. [P] flyingpointroad.com

Race Tails: Opening the 2012 Season with a Bang!

November 29, 2011 – The Kikk Notes: The 2011-2012 season is underway and has started off with a bang!  We’re now two weekends into the World Cup season and I’ve been skiing to … READ MORE → 0 comments

Carnage at the Hill Climb finish. [P] Holly Brooks

Kikkan Randall’s Race Tails – Season Wrap Up from Sun Valley

April 05, 2011 (Sun Valley, ID) – Following the conclusion of the World Cup racing season, I made one last stop over in Sun Valley, Idaho for the final domestic races of the … READ MORE → 1 comment

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Kikkan Randall’s Race Tails – World Cup Final Report

March 24, 2011 – This was a breakthrough WCup season for Kikkan Randall winning two World Cups and ending up third overall on the Sprint Cup podium with Petra Majdic (SLO) in first … READ MORE → 0 comments

Final podium (l-r): Kalla 3rd, Randall 1st, Falla 2nd. [P] Nordic Focus

Kikkan Randall’s Race Tails: A Fast Finish in Drammen

February 21, 2011 (Drammen, Norway) – This past weekend was the final World Cup races before the World Championships begin in Oslo on Thursday.  On tap were a 10/15k classic and a skate … READ MORE → 0 comments

Randall gets it done. [P] Nordic Focus

Race Tails: Ending on a High Note in Liberec

February 02, 2011 (In Transit to Alaska) – There must be something magical about Liberec, Czech Republic because I seem to be able to pull out top performances there, even if I don’t … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Race Tails: Up and Down in Davos

December 16, 2010 (Davos, Switzerland) – My first few days here in Switzerland were pretty sweet. The sun came out, there were perfect tracks and settling in at the Hotel Kulm felt a … READ MORE → 0 comments

I was determined to work back up to the front. [P] Nordic Focus

Race Tails: Third Time’s A Charm in Düsseldorf

December 07, 2010 (Dusseldorf, Germany) – Despite some hurdles with travel, lost baggage and variable weather, I made it to Dusseldorf, Germany for a World Cup individual skate sprint this past Saturday.
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The Ruka Triple

November 30, 2010 (Gallivare, Sweden) – The inaugural ‘Ruka Triple’ took place this past weekend despite desperate attempts by Mother Nature to foil the races with cold weather.  We did 3 races back-to-back, … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Kikkan Randall’s Race Tails: Kicking off a Brand New Season…

November 15, 2010 (Muonio, Finland) – US XC Ski Team star Kikkan Randall won the Sprint Skate opener on Friday, Nov. 12 as the FIS racing season got underway in Muonio, Finland. The … READ MORE → 1 comment

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Randall Report and Photos from Park City Camp

October 06, 2010 (Park City, UT) – Here are some photos from the Park City training camp – it has been a great first half! The weather has been fantastic – a little warmer than … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Kikkan Randall’s Snow Farm Update – Feels Like Home

July 25, 2010 (Wanaka, NZ) – After a six-year break, it’s nice to be back in the Southern Hemisphere winter at the Snow Farm in Wanaka, New Zealand.  Since my arrival with the … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Kikkan Randall’s Race Tails: The Season Finale in Northern Maine

April 01, 2010 – Here is top American female XC skier Kikkan Randall’s season wrap-up report after her last competitions of the 2009/10 season in Fort Kent, Maine. The Olympian is looking forward … READ MORE → 1 comment

World Cup Finals Report

March 24, 2010 (Fort Kent, ME) – The USA’s Kikkan Randall from Anchorage just wrapped up her World Cup season in Europe with the final in Falun, Sweden last week. She is now … READ MORE → 1 comment

Kikkan Randall’s Race Tails: World Cup Podium in Holmenkollen

March 16, 2010 (Anchorage, AK) – The USA’s Kikkan Randall from Anchorage recently nailed another World Cup podium placing second in the 1.2km freestyle sprint in Oslo, Norway won by top Norwegian skier, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Kikkan Randall’s 2010 Olympic Review

March 06, 2010 – Now that the big party is over and athletes are back to their regular routines, here’s a behind the scenes recap of last month’s Olympic Games Nordic races from … READ MORE → 0 comments

Final Olympic Tune-up Races in Canmore

February 8, 2010 (Canmore, AB) – The Viessmann World Cup entourage hit up Canmore, Alberta, this past weekend as the racers and the world gear up for the quickly approaching Olympics. Here’s a behind … READ MORE → 0 comments

Some Rare Time at Home, Sweet Skiing, Then it’s Off to the Races…

January 30, 2010 (Canmore, AB) – It’s not too often anymore that I actually get to spend time at home, training in Anchorage during the winter months. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Kikkan Randall’s Race Tails: First time to Rogla

December 22, 2009 (Rogla, Slovenia) – The Viessmann World Cup entourage converged on Rogla, Slovenia, this past weekend as the venue welcomed the world for its WCup debut. Here’s a behind the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Kikkan Randall’s Race Tails: Redemption on Day Two – Davos World Cup

December 16, 2009 (Davos, Switzerland) – Here’s an insider’s view from World Cup XC ski racing in Davos, Switzerland last weekend by top US skier Kikkan Randall, who is also a contributor to our … READ MORE → 0 comments

Kikkan Randall’s Race Tails: The Ups and Downs in Dusseldorf

December 6, 2009 (Dusseldorf, Germany) – Here’s an inside look at the World Cup XC racing scene through the eyes of top US skier, Kikkan Randall. She participated in yesterday’s women’s 1km Sprint in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Kikkan Randall’s Race Tails: Opening Weekend in Beitostolen

November 16, 2009 (Beitostolen, Norway) – US XC Ski Team racing star Kikkan Randall showed she’s in top form and ready for action placing 9th in the Sprints on Saturday and 4th in the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Kikkan Randall Blog – Travel, Training, Sickness, Recovery, SkiErg

October 6, 2009 (Anchorage, AK) – Welcome back to my SkiTrax skier blog. It’s been awhile since my last update but preparation has been well underway for 2010 season. The last … READ MORE → 0 comments

Kikkan Randall’s Race Tails: Return to Russia

August 19, 2009 Here is U.S. National Team skier Kikkan Randall’s report from Rybinsk, Russia at round #8 of the FIS XC World Cup races this past weekend. In December 2007 in Rybinsk … READ MORE → 0 comments

Kikkan Randall’s Race Tails: Return to Russia

February 2, 2009 (Rybinsk, Russia) – Here is U.S. National Team skier Kikkan Randall’s report from Rybinsk, Russia at round #8 of the FIS XC World Cup races this past weekend. In … READ MORE → 0 comments

Race Tails: Pre-Olympic World Cups in Whistler

January 19, 2009 (Whistler, BC) – The FIS World Cup races this past weekend in Whistler, BC were a big success and Sunday, Jan. 18 proved to be a huge day for the USA and … READ MORE → 0 comments

Kikkan Randall’s Race Tails: Frigid Week at 2009 US Championships

January 14, 2008 (Achorage, Alaska) – Here’s an inside look at the 2009 US Championships held in Anchorage, Alaska from Jan. 3-8 where numerous races were first postponed and then cancelled as mother nature … READ MORE → 0 comments