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John Oliver Spoof on Norway Pulling its Bid to Host 2022 Winter Olympics

October 09, 2014 – 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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Holly Brooks Featured on KTVA Daybreak for Upcoming Fast and Female Event

October 09, 2014 (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 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Speed Camp USSA Lake Placid 2014 Rocks

September 08, 2014 (Lake Placid, New York) – Speed Camp LP was a lot of fun and it was great to be able to connect with the skiing community here in the Lake … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Madshus to Launch emPower Technology for 2015 Season

August 21, 2014 – For this coming 2014/2015 season Madshus is excited about its ISPO-award-winning Super Nano Skate XC boots and its huge technology advance known as Madshus emPower, which also won an … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Organizers Cable 2015 IPC Nordic Worlds Launch Volunteer Program

August 21, 2014 (Cable, WI) – Organisers of the 2015 IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships taking place in Cable, Wisconsin, USA, from 22 January-1 February, launched their volunteer programme on Thursday (21 August) … READ MORE → 0 comments

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NNF U16 National Training Camp Video

August 07, 2014 (Jackson Hole, Wyoming) – Check out this fun video by Skyler Mullings, one of the athletes who attended the NNF- Supported U16 Camp that just wrapped up in Jackson Hole, … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Blink Ski Festival’s Lysebotn Opp Video

August 01, 2014 (Norway) – Check out this video of the famous Lysebotn Opp rollerski competition at the Blink Ski Festival that featured almost 630 skiers and was won this year by the USA’s … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Interviews w/FIS 2018 Ski Flying and 2019 Nordic Ski World Championships Hosts

June 18, 2014 – The 2018/19 FIS World Championship Organizers were announced on Thursday, 5th June 2014 during the FIS Congress week in Barcelona, Spain. Following the election, FIS took the opportunity to … READ MORE → 0 comments

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The Way I See It – Napping, Core, Concussions, Legkov, Strength from Sweden

May 15, 2014 – Napping – I can remember while in college I always took a 1pm nap, and that nap was at the same time as my freshman year English class. Prof Miller … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Chandra Crawford Retirement Video

May 10, 2014 (Canmore, AB) – Check out this great historical retirement video collage of Chandra Crawford put together by her dad Glen with great footage from her early xc ski years, to … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Lappe Nordic Hosts Biathlon with a Twist on May 1 – 2015 XC Ski Nationals Festivities

May 05, 2014 (Thunder Bay, ON) – For the second year in a row, there was still snow at Lappe Nordic Ski Centre on May 1st. To celebrate, a fun cross-country ski race … READ MORE → 0 comments

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WADA Athlete Chair Beckie Scott Calls for Greater Athlete Involvement for Clean Sport

April 3, 2014 – Recently-appointed WADA Athlete Chair Beckie Scott called for fellow athletes to become more outspoken on anti-doping issues within their respective sports. This was the message communicated by the two-time Olympic medalist … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Interviews w/Bjornsen, Nikander and Hoffman Following the 30/50km CL Finale at the 2014 U.S. National Championships

March 29, 2014 (Anchorage, Alaska) – SkiTrax caught up with women’s 30km CL winner Sadie Bjornsen (APU) and both the men’s 50km CL winner Aku Nikander (UNM) from Finland, and title winner Noah … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Interviews w/Kikkan Randall and Reese Hanneman after the Mixed Relay at the 2014 U.S. National Championships

March 26, 2014 (Anchorage, Alaska) – Kikkan Randall and Reese Hanneman talk about Alaska Pacific University Nordic Ski Center winning the mixed-gender, mixed-technique relay event at Tuesday’s U.S. National Championships at Kincaid Park … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Interviews w/Andy Newell and Kikkan Randall after CL Sprints at the USSA SuperTour Finals

March 25, 2014 (Anchorage, Alaska) – SkiTrax caught up with Vermont’s Andy Newell (Stratton) and Alaska’s Kikkan Randall (APU) after their SuperTour Finals 1.4km classic sprint races at Kincaid Park in Fairbanks, Alaska … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Nordic Diaries – Birkebeinerrennet Cancelled and Why Norwegians Love Nordic Skiing

March 24, 2014 (Lillehammer, Norway) – As previously reported, bad weather caused officials to cancel the 2014 Norwegian Birkenbeiner (Birkebeinerrennet), a 54km Worldloppet event scheduled for Saturday, March 15 from Rena to Lillehammer. … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Interviews w/Randall, Hoffman and Race Director James Southam at the 2014 U.S. National Championships and SuperTour Finals

March 23, 2014 (Anchorage, Alaska) – SkiTrax caught up with yesterday’s SuperTour winners Kikkan Randall and Noah Hoffman at Kinkaid Park in Anchorage for their take on their respective victories and finally being … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Like Father Like Son Canada’s Harvey Nails Men’s 30km Skiathlon and Vies for Overall WCup Podium + Interview w/Wadsworth & 1987 Video

March 15, 2014 (Falun, Sweden) – In a stunning display of skiing prowess Canada’s Alex Harvey demonstrated that he can ski with the best in the world and defeat them as well claiming … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Must-see 2014 American Birkebeiner Video

March 13, 2014 – Relive all the drama, excitement and triumph of the 2014 American Birkebeiner. Follow the top freestyle men as they attack the hills of the Birkie trail in pursuit of … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Craft Signs XC Norwegian Superstar Marit Bjørgen

March 11, 2014 – The world’s best cross-country skier Marit Bjørgen has signed a 4-year contract with the Swedish functional sportswear brand Craft. The freshly signed contract means that the Norwegian superstar will … READ MORE → 1 comment

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This Bliz Eyewear Serenade Spoof by Sweden’s Robin Bryntesson

February 06, 2014 – Check out this fun video featuring Swedish Team skier Robin Bryntesson singing his own remake of Carley Rae Jepson’s “This Kiss” retooled with new lyrics lauding sponsor Swedish eyewear … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Demong, Randall, Valjas, Nishikawa, Cockney Featured in Lead-Up to 2014 Olympic Games

February 05, 2014 – North American Nordic athletes Billy Demong, Kikkan Randall, Len Valjas, Emily Nishikawa, and Jesse Cockney have all been receiving extra media attention lately, due to their upcoming spotlight roles … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Canadian Paralympic Committee Launches Sochi 2014 Campagin to Build Hype Around Games

February 04, 2014 (Ottawa, ON) – With the Sochi Paralympic Winter Games on the horizon, Canadian sports fans are being treated to a provocative new Paralympic marketing campaign that compels viewers to look … READ MORE → 0 comments

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USA’s Diggins Wins 1.2km Sprint FR Silver at FIS Nordic U23 World Ski Championships

January 29, 2014 (Val di Fiemme, Italy) – The competitions kicked off today in Val di Fiemme, Italy at the FIS Nordic Junior/U23 World Ski Championships with the Junior/U23 Free Sprints. Conditions were … READ MORE → 0 comments

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US Ski Team Pre-Olympic Training Camp Video in Italy

January 26, 2014 (Seiser Alm, Italy) – Check out this fun video by American sprint star Andy Newell and crew as the US XC Ski Team is in Seiser Alm, Italy along with … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Kikkan Randall on her New Partnership with L.L.Bean

January 24, 2014 – Check out this great video as Kikkan Randall, the most successful US cross-country skier in history, explains her exciting new partnership with L.L.Bean. She is the company’s newest testing … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Sochi-Bound Chandra Crawford Sends Message to Canadian Ski Marathoners

January 23, 2014 (Gatineau, QC) – Chandra Crawford is heading overseas for her last World Cup and then on to Sochi to compete in the 2014 Olympic Games. She sent a message to … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Get Ready Sochi – Kikkanimal’s Coming For Ya! New Kashi Foods Ad Starring USA’s Randall

January 17, 2014 – Kashi Foods has launched the full-length version of a commercial, Call of the Wild, starring US XC ski star Kikkan Randall that follows her as she prepares for a … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Visa Launches Women’s Ski Jumping Olympics Commercial Featuring Sarah Hendrickson

January 16, 2014 – Visa launched its first Olympic advertising spot during the NFL playoffs this past weekend. It features U.S. Olympic women’s ski jumping hopeful and Team Visa athlete, Sarah Hendrickson. The … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Super Dario Cologna’s Comeback Gets off on the Right Foot in Chamonix + Video

January 12, 2014 (Chamonix, SUI) – Swiss star Dario Cologna’s competitive season got off to a belated but promising start on Friday with his appearance in a  European Cup race in Chamonix, France. … READ MORE → 0 comments

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2014 US Cross Country Championships – Day 4 Classic Sprints Video Action

January 11, 2014 (Midway, UT ) – Check out our video of the CL Sprint action on final day at the 2014 US Cross Country Championships where Reese Hanneman (Alaska Pacific University) claimed his … READ MORE → 0 comments

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IBU Family Club – Lunch with Sweden’s Bjorn Ferry and Canada’s JP Le Guellec

January 11, 2014 (Ruhpolding, GER) – Check out this cool video courtesy of Biathlonworld.com from the unique and renowned IBU Family Club in Ruhpolding decorated like a rustic Bavarian inn with the “… … READ MORE → 0 comments

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FIS XC Ski World Cup is Back in Nove Mesto, Czech Republic – Preview + Course Vid

January 10, 2014 – Despite warm weather across central Europe, Nove Mesto na Morave (CZE) is ready to welcome the world’s best sprinters this weekend. The Organizing Committee has prepared 2.5 km long … READ MORE → 0 comments

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2014 US Cross Country Championships – Day Three 20/30km FR Mass Start Video Action

January 09, 2014 (Midway, UT ) – Check out some of the action from yesterday’s distance races on Day 3 at the 2014 US Cross Country Championships where Sylvan Ellefson (Team Homegrown) scored his … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Kellogg Company Debuts First U.S. Olympic Campaign Around Sochi 2014 with Kashi & Kikkan Randall

January 08, 2014 (Battle Creek, MI) – With the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, only a month away, Kashi®, a natural foods pioneer, has launched its first-ever U.S. Olympic campaign, featuring … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Video Highlights from the Tour de Ski Finale Stage 7 – Alpe Cermis Climb

January 07, 2014 (Val di Fiemme, Italy) – Check out these exciting videos from the final stage at the Tour de Ski, the legendary and grueling 9km climb up Alpe Cermis won by … READ MORE → 0 comments

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2014 US Cross Country Championships – Day Two Skate Sprint Video Action

January 06, 2014 (Midway, UT ) – Check out some the action from yesterday’s Day 2 at the 2014 US Cross Country Championships where Bozeman Ski Foundation skiers, Jennie Bender and Torin Koos, pulled … READ MORE → 0 comments

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2014 US Cross Country Championships – Day One 10/15km CL Video

January 05, 2014 (Midway, UT ) – Check out this great video that captures the scene and action on Day 1 at the 2014 US Cross Country Championships where APU’s Becca Rorabough and Eric … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Happy Holidays

December 25, 2013  (Toronto, ON) – We would like to extend our warmest wishes to all of our readers, contributors, partners, advertisers, suppliers, supporters, families and friends across the continent, and around the globe, for … READ MORE → 0 comments

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19th Annual Winter Trails Day – Free Snowshoeing, XC Skiing on Jan. 11

December 17, 2013 (Washington, D.C.) – Snowshoeing and cross country skiing are great exercise options for shedding those extra pounds from overindulgences during the holidays. And the 19th annual Winter Trails day on … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Biathlon Canada Women’s Team Scores Stunning 4th at IBU World Cup Relay in France – USA 8th

December 12, 2013 (Annecy-Le Grand Bornand, France) – The Biathlon Canada Women’s Team scored a stunning 4th place at the IBU World Cup women’s 4x6km relay in Annecy-Le Grand Bornand, France in great … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Take a Bilingual Tour of the New Canadian Ski Team Wax Truck

December 12, 2013 – Canadian Ski Team technician Joel Jaques takes us on a tour of the squad’s new wax truck in this interesting behind-the-scenes video. In the work area, the truck includes … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Interviews w/Gregg & Liebsch on Canadian Cold + Women/Men’s Sprint Winners at Haywood NorAm Opener

December 09, 2013 (Sovereign Lake, BC) – SkiTrax correspondent Julie Melanson caught up with skiers at the Haywood NorAm opener this past weekend in Sovereign Lake, BC for the scoop on a very … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Haywood NorAm #1 Preview Interviews w/Brittany Webster and Phil Widmer

December 07, 2013 (Sovereign Lake, BC) – SkiTrax correspondent Julie Melanson catches up with racer Brittany Webster on the eve of the Haywood NorAm series opener in Sovereign Lake, BC, where temperatures are … READ MORE → 0 comments

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USA’s Sadie Bjornsen Nails 7th in Women’s 10km CL in Lillehammer – Kowalczyk in Charge UPDATED

December 07, 2013 (Lillehammer, Norway) – The USA’s Sadie Bjornsen continues to outperform matching her career-best 7th place in the women’s 10km CL individual start today at round 2 of the FIS XC World … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Chandra Crawford’s CSM Shout Out and Training Tips from Sweden

December 06, 2013 – Even while she’s busy training for World Cups and the Sochi Olympics, Canadian XC skiing legend Chandra Crawford took the time to encourage us and offer training trips for … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Interview w/Canada’s NorAm 2013 Women’s Winner Amanda Ammar

December 05, 2013 (Canmore, AB) – SkiTrax caught up with Canadian XC skier and 2006 Olympian Amanda Ammar in Canmore to get the scoop on her training and season plans. Ammar won the … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Brian McKeever on the Strombo Show – Best Story Ever, Epic Crash

December 02, 2013 (Canmore, AB) – In the lead-up to the 2014 Sochi Paralympic Winter Games, Canada’s Brian McKeever recently told George Stroumboulopoulos some great stories from his long career of competitive XC … READ MORE → 0 comments

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FIS Nordic Combined World Cup 2013-14 Season Preview and Teaser Video

November 26, 2013 – The wait is almost over! The season 2013/14 is about to explode into action and we can almost see the hustle and bustle of officials, service people, physiotherapists, journalists, … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Inside the Fence in Davos with the Canadian Men’s XC Ski Team

November 25, 2013 (Davos, Switzerland) – Recently FIS Cross-Country caught up with the Canadian Men’s XC Ski team while they were preparing for the start of the 2013-14 World Cup season in Davos, … READ MORE → 0 comments


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