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Interview with FIS XC Race Director Pierre Mignerey – Skiathlon Out and Is Classic Skiing Dead ?

– Pierre Mignerey, FIS Cross-Country Race Director gave an interview to xc-ski.de about the future of cross-country skiing and proposals on how to streamline the competition programme. Here’s an English translation of the original of the … READ MORE →

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Five Women Named to First-Ever USA Nordic Sport Women’s Ski Jumping Team

(Park City, Utah) – USA Nordic Sport has officially announced the members of the first ever USA Nordic Sport Women’s Ski Jumping National Team. After coming to an agreement with Women’s Ski Jumping USA … READ MORE →

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2017-2018 Female Athlete Mentorship Program

– The CCC Women’s Committee has been coordinating the Female Athlete Mentorship Program since 2010 with females on the National Talent Squad. The goal of the program is to create a strong community of … READ MORE →

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Bailey Named Finalist for Team USA Athlete of Year

(Colorado Springs, Colorado) – Biathlete Lowell Bailey (Lake Placid, N.Y.) is among the 26 finalists for the 2017 Team USA Awards presented by Dow, Best of the Year, which recognize the outstanding achievements of … READ MORE →

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Job Opportunity – Operations Manager @ Walden Cross Country Fitness Club

(Naughton, ON) – An operations manager is being sought to work at the Walden Cross Country Fitness Club Chalet during the 2017-2018 ski season. The ability to effectively manage a large multi-faceted ski club … READ MORE →

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FIS XC Ski Proposals from Board Meetings in Zurich – Prize Money, Bonus Seconds, Calendar and Long Term Strategy

(Zurich, SUI) – During recent meetings in Zurich, SUI, the FIS Cross-Country Executive Board discussed and approved a number of proposals, which have been sent to the FIS Council for the final approval. The … READ MORE →

Job Opportunity – High Performance Coach @ Alpine Insurance Alberta World Cup Academy

(Canmore, AB) – The Alpine Insurance Alberta World Cup Academy (Alpine Insurance AWCA) has a current opening for a High Performance Coach for the 2017/18 competition year, November through March. This position could lead … READ MORE →

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The Boreal Glide – Nordic Ski Trail Opens Oct. 27

(Quebec City, QC) – Laval University’s Montmorency Forest, the world’s largest research and teaching forest, makes headlines once again this year with its famous Boreal Glide. Skiing begins here on October 27th, exclusive in … READ MORE →

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Job Opportunity – Revelstoke Nordic Ski Club Seeks a Manager

– The Revelstoke Nordic Ski Club is seeking a Club Manager for the coming season to ensure effective and efficient operations of the Nordic Club and its facilities under the direction of the board … READ MORE →

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Frozen Thunder 2017 on Nov. 1 and 3 – Race Notice

(Canmore, Alta.) – Frozen Thunder will be held Nov. 1 featuring a Classic Sprint in Kings Court format followed by a 7.5/10 km free technique, individual start time trial on Nov. 3 at Canmore Nordic Centre … READ MORE →

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Masters World Cup 2018 in Minneapolis – Registration is Now OPEN

(Minneapolis, Minnesota) – On-line registration for the 2018 Masters World Cup of Nordic skiing is now open. The World Cup event caters to men and women skiers of all abilities who are 30 years … READ MORE →

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Legendary Marty Hall to be Inducted into U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame

(Ishpeming, Michigan) – Legendary cross-country ski coach Marty Hall and longtime U.S. Ski Team supporter Thom Weisel were among eight noted athletes and sport builders announced as inductees to the U.S. Ski and Snowboard … READ MORE →

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CCC/XC Ski Nation Announces 17 New Rollerski Drill Videos Now Posted

– CCC/XC Ski Nation is pleased to announce that 17 new videos of rollerski drills (balance and agility) have been added to CCC’s Athlete Development Matrix (ADM) for CCC coaches. These videos show different drills … READ MORE →

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USA Nordic to Take Over Full Operation of Women’s Ski Jumping Team

(Park City, UT) – USA Nordic is excited to announce that it has come to an agreement with Women’s Ski Jumping USA (WSJ USA) to take over full responsibilities for the daily operations of … READ MORE →

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Early Season Team Training at SilverStar Nordic

(Silver Star Mountain, BC) – The trail system at SilverStar Nordic and Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre is well known as some of the best early season skiing in North America. Teams from around the … READ MORE →

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Quebec City to Host FIS XC Ski World Cup Again in 2019 and 2020

(Quebec City, QC) – News doesn’t get any fresher than this! With the annual FIS (International Ski Federation) Technical Committee and FIS Cross-Country Committee meetings still underway in Zurich, it has just been confirmed … READ MORE →

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2017 CXC Winter Camps Registration Now OPEN

– The 2017 CXC Winter Open Camp Series schedule is set for the upcoming on-snow training season. Each camp fee includes room, board, meal plan, coaching, presentations and informational seminars with guest speakers. At … READ MORE →

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Job Opportunity – Senior Coordinator, Digital Media Content @ Canadian Paralympic Committee

(Ottawa, ON) – The Senior Coordinator, Digital Media Content is a key member of the Communications and Marketing Team who engages the community and builds the CPC brand through a compelling storytelling and cohesive … READ MORE →

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Hudson’s Bay Launches Team Canada Collection For PyeongChang 2018

(Toronto, ON) – Canada’s iconic retailer, Hudson’s Bay, unveiled the Team Canada Collection that will outfit Canadian athletes at the upcoming Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018. Fifteen Canadian PyeongChang 2018 hopefuls showcased … READ MORE →

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Job Opportunity – Edmonton Nordic Seeks Biathlon Head Coach

(Edmonton, AB) – The Edmonton Nordic Ski Club (ENSC) is looking for a Biathlon Head Coach to begin coaching as of December 1, 2017. This is a part-time (20 hours per week) year-round permanent … READ MORE →

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Bjørn Dæhlie Ranked Among Richest People in Norway

(Norway) – Retired xc skier, Bjørn Dæhlie, aged 50, is among the 400 richest people in Norway reports Kapital magazine. With an estimated worth of 625 million kroner ($78 million USD or $98 million … READ MORE →

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WADA Publishes 2018 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods

– The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published the 2018 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (List); along with, the 2018 Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes. The List, which was approved by WADA’s Executive Committee … READ MORE →

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New Team USA Winter Sport Recovery Drinks Could Be Recipe for PyeongChang Olympic Success

(Park City, Utah) – It took 10 years for Susie Parker-Simmons, a senior sport dietitian with the United States Olympic Committee, to design a hot recovery drink. As the president of the international sport … READ MORE →

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New High Performance Ski Poles Supplier KV+ Joins Cross-Country Canada’s Official Supplier Pool

(Canmore, AB) – Cross-Country Ski de fond Canada is excited to announce a new addition to Canada’s Official Supplier Pool program. Swiss ski gear manufacturer KV+ is thrilled to add its high performance cross-country … READ MORE →

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West Yellowstone Fall Training Camp – Ski With a Pro Registration Now Open

(West Yellowstone, MT) – Come and join our professional coaching staff to get a “jump start” on your 2017 – 2018 ski season during the Yellowstone Ski Festival.  The staff provides a solid understanding … READ MORE →

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Russian Warrant Issued for Rodchenkov former Director of Anti-doping Lab that Oversaw Sochi 2014

– According to several news sources Russian whistle-blower Grigory Rodchenkov, the former director of Moscow’s anti-doping lab that oversaw drug testing at the 2014 Winter Olympics Sochi, is on an international wanted list. On … READ MORE →

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NYSEF Climb to the Castle Rollerski Race Report, Results, PHOTOS

(Whiteface Mountain, New York) – We would like to share some fast results and photos with you from Climb to the Castle which took place on Sunday, Sept. 24. This rollerski event starts at the Whiteface … READ MORE →

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Dæhlie Sportswear Signs for Three More Years with Visma Ski Classics

– The Norweigan sports clothing manufacturer Dæhlie have after a first successful season as the official clothing partner to Visma Ski Classics, prolonged the cooperation for the coming three seasons.
Dæhlie and Visma Ski Classics … READ MORE →

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With over 100 of the world’s best para-athletes, this international world-class event will take place at the world-renowned Canmore Nordic Centre. Para-Nordic skiing is a sport for participants with physical impairment (classified in three … READ MORE →

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National Coaches Week Sept. 23-30 #ThanksCoach

– National Coaches Week, Sept. 23-30, is a week to celebrate the tremendous positive impact coaches have on athletes and communities across Canada. This week is an opportunity to recognize coaches for the integral … READ MORE →

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2017-2018 Female Athlete Mentorship Program

– The CCC Women’s Committee has been coordinating the Female Athlete Mentorship Program since 2010 with females on the National Talent Squad. The goal of the program is to create a strong community of … READ MORE →

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Saints Contribute $20,000 to Duluth XC Ski Club’s Nordic Center Project

(Duluth, Minnesota) – Plans to bring state-of-the-art snowmaking for cross-country skiing to Duluth received a $20,000 injection from St. Scholastica touted as a a “win-win” for the Saints and the city says Chad Salmela, St. Scholastica cross-country … READ MORE →

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Coupe Skinouk Announces Inaugural Rollerski Race – Oct. 28

– Club Skinouk invites you to its first roller ski race; a CPL race and offering cash awards to the winners. It will be held on October 28th in the Gatineau Park (Parking P5). Register … READ MORE →

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Job Opportunity – Program and Communications Coordinator @ Cross Country Alberta

(Edmonton, Alta.) – Are you passionate about Cross Country Skiing in Alberta?  This is your opportunity to make a tangible and positive difference in the sport.  Cross Country Alberta is looking for an experienced … READ MORE →

PyeongChang 2018 Competition Schedule Revealed – 102 Gold Medal Events

(PyeongChang, Korea) – With less than 150 days to go until the world’s biggest festival of winter sports, the competition schedule for PyeongChang 2018 has now been confirmed.
“The countdown to the Olympic Winter Games … READ MORE →

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Job Opportunity – Lead Coach (Part Time) Nordic/Biathlon Junior COMPetitive Program at Highlands Trailblazers

(Duntroon, ON) – The Highlands Trailblazers seeks an experienced competitive skier with strong coaching skills to manage the training program for this Junior Competitive (“Jr. Comp”) racing program the Club is
adding for the 2017/2018 … READ MORE →

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Team Madshus Welcomes Liz Stephen

– Madshus, providers of high quality Nordic sks, boots, and poles, has added a new athlete to the U.S. team. Nordic Skier Liz Stephen has joined the Madshus team roster, and will represent the … READ MORE →

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Kowalczyk and Chernousov Win Fiemme Rollerski Cup on Alpe Cermi + Video of Course

(Val di Fiemme, ITA) – Today the beautiful Val di Fiemme (Italy) hosted a wonderful and rainy long distance rollerski race between Ziano and Alpe Cermis, the same final climb that in winter closes … READ MORE →

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Job Opportunity – Office Administrator @ Cross Country Ski de fond Canada

(Canmore, AB) – Cross Country Ski de fond Canada has an immediate opening for a challenge-driven, organized, and detail-oriented team player with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills. The Office Administrator is a full-time position … READ MORE →

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CXC Partners With the YMCA of the Rockies

– The Central Cross Country Skiing (CXC) has entered into partnership agreement with the YMCA of the Rockies. This partnership is designed to help promote and market both organizations; ultimately helping to grow Nordic … READ MORE →

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First Dusting of Snow at SilverStar Mountain Resorts

(Silver Star, BC) – Silver Star Mountain has reported it’s first dusting of snow. Don’t miss out on this year’s best prices for Season Passes. Come see us at our final two locations below – … READ MORE →

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Report Says XC Ski Equipment Sales to Reach $50 Million US by 2022

– A research report by Fact.MR claims to provide an in-depth analysis of the global cross-country ski equipment market for the forecast period 2017-2022, and projects it will hit $50 million US by 2022. … READ MORE →

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Job Opportinity – Part-time Club Manager @ Nakkertok Nordic

(Cantley, Quebec) – Nakkertok Nordic is Canada’s largest cross country ski club, with over 1500 members and a full range of recreational and competitive skiing programs. Our skiing facility includes 80km of groomed trails … READ MORE →

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NTDC 2017/18 Team Officially Launched

(Thunder Bay, ON) – The National Team Development Centre Thunder Bay (NTDC Thunder Bay) officially launched its  2017-18 Team last weekend in a reception held at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 5.
Top Row (l-r): … READ MORE →

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Gatineau Loppet Registration NOW Open With A Most Welcome Surprise – Feb. 16-18

(Gatineau, QC) – As the leaves on the trees around the region slowly change colours, Gatineau Loppet organizers are focused on one thing only —cold and snow—as they gear up for the event’s 2018 … READ MORE →

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17 Anti-doping Agencies Call for Russian Ban from Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games

(Denver, CO) – Following a meeting in Denver, CO, a group of 17 of the world’s leading anti-doping agencies that make up the National Anti-Doping Organisation (NADO), have called on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to … READ MORE →

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Volvo Challenge Roller Ski Race Report, Results + PHOTOS

(Sherbrooke, QC) – This past Saturday in Sherbrooke Quebec, was held the second edition of the Volvo Challenge roller ski race. More than 50 top Nordic skiers competed in this sanctioned race set in … READ MORE →

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Russian Cyclists File Lawsuit Against WADA and Canada’s Richard McLaren Over Doping Reports

– A $7 million lawsuit has been filed by three Russian cyclists against the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren reports the Globe and Mail and the Toronto Star. Kirill Sveshnikov, … READ MORE →

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Team USA Romps at New Zealand Winter Games with 4 Victories and 9 Podiums

(Wanaka, New Zealand) – The U.S. Ski Team collected podium spot after podium spot through two solid days of cross country racing at New Zealand’s Snow Farm as a part of the Winter Games … READ MORE →

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Formica Canada to Support Cendrine Browne in the Run-up to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games

(Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC) – Formica Canada Inc. is proud to support Cendrine Browne, a rising star in Canadian cross-country skiing, in the run-up to the Olympic Games. Cendrine posted excellent results during the 2016-2017 World … READ MORE →