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Job Opportunity – Athlete Development Coordinator at Cross Country BC

– Cross Country BC (CCBC), the Provincial Sport Organization for cross-country skiing in British Columbia, is currently seeking to fill a full-time Athlete Development Coordinator position.  The successful candidate will work out of the provincial office … READ MORE →

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Job Opportunity – Sovereign Lake Nordic Club Coach

– Sovereign Lake Nordic Club is seeking a highly motivated and skilled coach available for full time employment effective September 5th, 2017. This position offers an annually renewable contract with fair compensation package. The … READ MORE →

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Canada’s Women National Ski Team in the Running for Champions Fund Grant by Dairy Farmers of Canada!

– The Dairy Farmers of Canada announces that Cross Country Canada – Women National Ski Team from Canmore, Alberta is in the running for a Champions Fund grant of $5,000 to help achieve their … READ MORE →

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National XC Ski Teams on the Road Part 1

– Summer training is in the full swing and national teams are collecting kilometers. Here a short overview of what the German, Swiss and Austrian national team skiers have been up to.
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German national team … READ MORE →

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SilverStar Invitation to Beowulf our Newly Minted XC Epic + BBQ – July 29

(SilverStar, BC) – On Saturday, July 29, 2017, we will be cutting the ribbon for the grand opening of Beowulf and we would love for you to be a part of the first chapter … READ MORE →

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NENSA Proudly Presents the App Gap Roller Ski Challenge & Best Ball Golf Tournament July 23-24

– Coming up on July 23-24 is the return of the App Gap Challenge Roller Ski Race and the the next day our first annual NENSA Best Ball Golf Tournament at the Sugarbush Resort Golf Course … READ MORE →

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Women’s Nordic Combined Event Added to 2020 Winter Youth Olympics

(Park City, Utah) – Last weekend in Lausanne, Switzerland, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced the addition of a Women’s Nordic Combined event at the upcoming 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games being held in … READ MORE →

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Kikkan Randall Runs for IOC Athletes’ Commission

– This week, the IOC Executive Board approved the candidatures of six winter sports athletes for the IOC Athletes’ Commission elections, which will be held next February during the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018. … READ MORE →

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Job Opportunity – Learn to Train Coach @ University of Alberta Nordic

(Edmonton, AB) – The University of Alberta (U of A) Nordic Junior Academy program is looking for a Learn to Train level coach for its Track Attack program. The U of A Nordic Junior … READ MORE →

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Bickner Leads Team USA with 3rd Place Finish at First Continental Cups of the Summer

(Kranj, Slovenia) – Kevin Bickner led the way for team USA this past weekend at the first Continental Cups of the 2017/2018 season in Kranj, Slovenia. Bickner, who is coming off a strong finish … READ MORE →

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Supercamp Registration is Now OPEN

– Hello skiers, registration is now open for Supercamp! We have some very exciting programs planned for this year and some great changes from the last few seasons of Supercamp.
Take some time to look … READ MORE →

[P] Canada Games

Job Opportunity – Coordinators for Transportation, Volunteers and Logistics @ 2019 Canada Winter Games Red Deer

– The 2019 Canada Winter Games Red Deer Host Society is looking to fill the position of Coordinators for Transportation, Volunteers and Logistics.
In less than two years, thousands of our country’s best and brightest will … READ MORE →

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Fast and Female Champ Chat p/b Fuelling Women Champions in Canmore, AB

(Canmore, AB) – Calling all girls 8-18 years old! Join us for a day of empowerment through sports at the Canmore MTB Nationals! This Champ Chat includes an inspirational chat with our Fast and … READ MORE →

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Outdoor Retailer, Largest U.S. Tradeshow for Outdoor Community, Chooses Denver for All Shows Beginning January 2018

(San Juan Capistrano, Calif.) – Emerald Expositions, LLC (“Emerald Expositions”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Emerald Expositions Events, Inc. (NYSE: EEX), producer of Outdoor Retailer and a leading U.S. business-to-business tradeshow and conference producer, … READ MORE →

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Competition-Development (L2C) Dryland Workshop at Nakkertok Sept. 14-17

– The Competition-Development (L2C) Dryland Workshop is schedule to take place Sept. 14-17 in Nakkertok, Gatineau, QC, and includes four complete days of training. Complete details below. Registration Deadline is Sept. 1.

Dates: Thursday 14Th … READ MORE →

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APU’s Scott Patterson Triumphs at 2017 Mount Marathon Race

(Seward, Alaska) – Congratulations to APU Elite team member Scott Patterson on winning the 2017 Mount Marathon race in a time of 44:30. The 25-year-old from Anchorage destroyed the men’s field winning by 52 … READ MORE →

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Ben Husaby to Step Down as Executive Director at Bend Endurance Academy

– The Bend Endurance Academy (BEA) Board of Directors announced today that Ben Husaby, its founding Executive Director, has decided to step down from his position after eight years of leading the organization. BEA … READ MORE →

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Happy Fourth of July

– Happy Fourth of July… while most Americans are celebrating the anniversary of the their Independance Day with a barbeque gathering featuring franks and beans or other favourites, we thought we’d share some special … READ MORE →

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Inaugural Canada 150 Rollerski Race in Thunder Bay a Success

(Thunder Bay, ON) – Despite threatening weather and a little rain, the Canada 150 Rollerski Race went off without a hitch Saturday, July 1, as Thunder Bay hosted the second-ever sanctioned rollerski event in … READ MORE →

[P] CCES

Job Opportunity – Intelligence Coordinator @ Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport

– The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) is an independent, national, not-for-profit organization. We want to make sport better because we recognize that quality sport can make a great difference for individuals, … READ MORE →

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CXC Coaches Roundtable Discussion July 9

– Join us along with USST Development Coach, Bryan Fish at the 2017 Coaches Roundtable Discussion where we will discuss athlete and program development as it relates to the central region and the national … READ MORE →

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Happy Canada Day 150

(Toronto, ON) – Happy Canada Day 150 to everyone… here’s a look back at some of the memorable special moments for Canadian xc skiers and fans marking milestones along the way.

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Pedal’s 2017 Tour de France Contest Win a Garneau Gennix D1 Sport Bike – Registration Now OPEN

(Toronto, ON) – For all Nordic-ski-lovers of cycling… welcome. The 2017 Tour de France is soon underway and we’re excited to once again present our annual Fantasy Contest including this year’s Grand Prize, a … READ MORE →

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The Way I See It – Selection Process, Tour de Ski, Prize Money, Diggins Travels, Slaves, Racing Bibs, Mini Tours & Stage Races

– It’s been a great season for both the Canadian and US teams with some remarkable results and lots of personal bests – well done. Got a list of things to talk about, so … READ MORE →

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Change of President for Group Rossignol North America

(Park City, Utah) – Today, Group Rossignol North America announced that Ron Steele, President, Group Rossignol North America will retire from his current role effective July 17, 2017. Steele will continue working for the … READ MORE →

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Canada 150 Rollerski Race on July 1 in Thunder Bay

(Thunder Bay, ON) – On July 1st, 2017, Thunder Bay will be hosting its first ever Cross Country Canada-sanctioned rollerski race. The race will feature 50 of Canada’s top Nordic skiers racing around the … READ MORE →

The SuperTour is a vital piece of U.S. Ski & Snowboard’s development program, providing top level racing at key cross country centers around the nation [P] USSA

U.S. Ski & Snowboard Announces Eight-Stop SuperTour for 2017-18

(Park City, Utah) – Top U.S. cross country athletes will race in seven cities across North America in the 2017-18 iteration of the SuperTour. The tour is a series of International Ski Federation (FIS)-sanctioned … READ MORE →

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CCSAA Summer Summit on June 28 in Woodstock, VT – Register Today

(Pomfret, Vermont) – I wanted to give you a quick reminder of the upcoming CCSAA Summer Summit on June 28 at the Suicide Six Ski Area in Pomfret, VT.  More info here.
This will be … READ MORE →

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Space Dogs Dachstein Glacier Ski Trip Sept. 28 – Oct. 8

– The Space Dogs Ski Club is organizing a Masters ski trip to Dachstein Glacier in late September, and there are still some spots available on the trip. The club’s mission is to provide … READ MORE →

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Canadian Paralympic Double Medallist Erik Carleton Calls it a Career with Para-Nordic Team

(Canmore, AB) – After successfully achieving his dream of not only competing for Canada at a Paralympic Winter Games, but guiding Brian McKeever to two gold medals in Sochi, Erik Carleton has decided to … READ MORE →

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USA Nordic Sport Names Men’s Teams for Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined

Park City, UT – As the summer training season begins and athletes all over the world lay the groundwork for the upcoming Olympic season, USA Nordic has officially named their Men’s teams for the … READ MORE →

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Developing Cross-Country Skiing in Iceland

(Iceland) – Under the banner of the FIS Solidarity programme, the Icelandic Ski Association hosted a successful summer training camp for cross-country skiers from 8th-11th June 2017. The initiative aimed at bringing athletes aged … READ MORE →

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Toyota Expands Partnership With U.S. Ski & Snowboard Teams

(ParkCity, Utah) – U.S. Ski & Snowboard has named Toyota as the official automotive and mobility partner of the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Teams, bringing the world’s top automaker together with America’s best winter … READ MORE →

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USA Nordic Promotes Martin Bayer to Nordic Combined Head Coach

(Park City, UT) – USA Nordic recently announced that Martin Bayer has been selected as the new Head Coach for the Men’s Nordic Combined national team. Bayer’s promotion is the culmination of over 17 years … READ MORE →

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U.S. Ski & Snowboard Unveils New Brand

(Park City, Utah) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association today unveiled its official rebrand as U.S. Ski & Snowboard. Along with the name change, a new brand mark will unite athletes, members and … READ MORE →

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Roller Ski World Record Attempt

(Hayscastle, Wales) – Welsh cross-country ski instructor, Chris Gouldsmith, will attempt to establish a world record by roller skiing 1,450km / 900 miles from Land’s End to John O’Groats on August 1 to become … READ MORE →

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Job Opportunity – University of Alaska Fairbanks Seeks Assistant Coach

(Fairbanks, Alaska) – The Department of Athletics at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is seeking applicants to fill the position for the Assistant Coach for the Men’s and Women’s Nordic Ski Teams.  The Alaska … READ MORE →

Ridgefield resident Leslie Krichko was recently inducted into the Maine Sports Hall of Fame [P] Ridgefield Press

Leslie Krichko Inducted into Maine Sports Hall of Fame

– The only drawback for Leslie Krichko? She had to give a speech. “I was extremely nervous and stressed out,” said Krichko, a longtime Ridgefield resident and two-time Olympian. “I’m not a fan of … READ MORE →

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Registration for the 2017-18 CCC Coaching License is Now Open

– All coaches coaching for more than seven hours/year need to sign up for the CCC Coaching License before starting to coach after July 1, 2017. On July 1, 2017, the CCC Coaching License … READ MORE →

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Job Opportunity – Part-time Cross Country Ski Head Coach @ Calgary Ski Club

– The Calgary Ski Club (CSC) is seeking a Part-Time Cross Country Ski Head Coach to support and develop CSC’s cross-country ski lessons program, focusing on recreation, dryland fitness, and programs for all members.
This … READ MORE →

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Tom Smith Named Head Nordic Ski Coach at Michigan Tech

(Houghton, Mich.) – Tom Smith has been named the head coach of the Michigan Tech men’s and women’s Nordic ski teams athletic director Dr. Suzanne Sanregret announced today. Smith brings 14 years of coaching … READ MORE →

[P] Canadian Paralympic Committee

Job Opportunities – Manager, Games Operations and Delivery & Manager, Paralympic Performance @ Canadian Paralympic Committee

(Toronto, ON) – The Canadian Paralympic Committee is hiring for the positions of Manager, Games Operations and Delivery, and Manager of Paralympic Performance. Both positions are full-time with an Application Deadline of June 23rd.
Manager, … READ MORE →

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Job Opportunities – Graphic Designer & Associate Manager @ Canadian Olympic Committee

(Toronto, ON) – The Canadian Olympic Committee is hiring for the positions of Graphic Designer, and Associate Manager. Be a part of building and growing a leading national sports brand. The Canadian Olympic Committee … READ MORE →

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Lahti 2017 Makes Considerable Impact

– An impact study conducted by Sportcal, an experienced provider of sports market intelligence, reported that the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2017 in Lahti (FIN) achieved nearly all of its targets.

Ninety-six percent of … READ MORE →

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Norway Launches Prosjekt 2022 to Foster Women’s Nordic Combined and Ski Jumping

– With the support of “Olympiatoppen”, the Norwegian Ski Federation has launched a project to foster the development of women’s Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined in Norway. The project with the title “Prosjekt 2022” … READ MORE →

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Olympian and Coach John Bower Passes Away

(Park City, UT) – Olympic skier John Bower, the first American to win the prestigious nordic combined King’s Cup, as well as a formative coach and leader of the U.S. Nordic Ski Team, passed … READ MORE →

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Canadian Paralympic Committee and Pfizer Canada Inc. Announce Renewal of Partnership Through to 2019

(Ottawa, ON) – Celebrating more than 20 years of partnership, the Canadian Paralympic Committee and Pfizer Canada Inc. are pleased today to announce the renewal of their partnership agreement of more than $1 million … READ MORE →

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National Nordic Foundation Board of Directors Elects New Chairman

– The National Nordic Foundation (NNF) is excited to announce the election of a new Chairman of the Board, Peter Ashley. Peter succeeds former Executive Director and long-time Board Chair, David Knoop who is … READ MORE →

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Therese Johaug Has Her Day in Court – CAS Ruling Expected in Three Weeks

( Lausanne, Switzerland) – Norwegian cross-country ski superstar Therese Johaug was in tears during her day in court reports AP. She told Norwegian television that “…all my memories came back to me. I felt … READ MORE →

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Crosscut Mountain Sports Center Acquires Bohart Ranch Property

(Bozeman, Montana) – Local non-profit Crosscut Mountain Sports Center (CMSC) today announced closing on the longawaited acquisition of Bohart Ranch in Bridger Canyon. This landmark deal represents a commitment to continuing the Nordic skiing … READ MORE →