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Feb 16: NENSA EasternCup Finale Weekend...

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February 16, 2015 (Hanover, NH) – The final weekend of the NENSA Eastern Cup circuit for 2014-15 has just finished up this past weekend! It has been a successful season so far; full … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 15: Krogh Conquers 15km FR for First...

Finn Haagen Krogh (NOR) [P] Nordic Focus

February 15, 2015 (Ostersund, Sweden) – Finn Hagen Krogh (NOR) grabbed his first World Cup distance victory in the men’s 15km FR on Sunday following his sprint victory yesterday marking back-to-back wins in Ostersund, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 15: Kalla Takes Stunning Victory in Women’s...

Charlotte Kalla (SWE) [P] Nordic Focus

February 15, 2015 (Ostersund, Sweden) – Sweden’s Charlotte Kalla turned heads with a resounding victory in the women’s 10km FR World Cup in Ostersund, Sweden, by a comfortable 36.4-second margin over top-ranked Marit … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 15: Canada Scores Best-ever 5th in IBU...

Team Canada (l-r) Christian Gow, Brendan Green, Chris Lindsay, Nathan Smith, Scott Gow [P] Rosanna Crawford

February 15, 2015 (Oslo, Norway) – The Canadian men’s biathlon squad claimed a best-ever relay result finishing 5th on Sunday in Oslo, Norway in the men’s 4×7.5 kilometre IBU World Cup relay using … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 15: Czech Republic Claims 3rd IBU Women’s...

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February 15, 2015 (Oslo, Norway) – The Czech Republic proved unstoppable again claiming their third women’s relay victory this season using five spare rounds with Italy taking 2nd with only two spares at … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 15: Gatineau Loppet Day One 51km CL...

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February 15, 2015 (Gatineau, QC) – Spirits were high and the snow was deep as more than 1,000 skiers at the Gatineau Loppet lined up at the starting line on this first day … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 15: Canada’s Harvey Stellar Silver as Krogh...

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February 14, 2014 (Ostersund, Sweden) – Canada’s Alex Harvey displayed some savvy skiing to claim 2nd in the men’s 1.2km CL Sprint on Saturday behind winner Finn Hagen Krogh (NOR). Recent Norwegian national CL Sprint … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 14: Bjoergen Takes 90th World Cup Victory...

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February 14, 2015 (Ostersund, Sweden) – With Falun 2015 around the corner Marit Bjoergen (NOR) showed her form taking home her 90th World Cup victory with a victory in the women’s 1.2km CL sprint … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 14: Arnd Peiffer Takes Men’s 10K Sprint...

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February 14, 2015 (Oslo, Norway) – Leading the North American charge in Oslo today was Canada’s Nathan Smith placing 22nd in the men’s 10km Sprint with one penalty at 1:02 behind clean shooting … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 14: Canada’s Crawford 13th and USA’s Dreissigacker...

IBU world cup biathlon Holmenkollen, sprint women, Oslo (NOR)

February 14, 2015 (Oslo, Norway) – Canada’s Rosanna Crawford claimed a solid 13th-place finish with one penalty in the women’s 10km Sprint at the IBU World Cup in Oslo, Norway on Saturday at … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 14: USA and Canada Win GOLD @IPC...

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February 14, 2015 (Asahikawa, Japan) – North American ParaNordic skies flexed their muscle at the IPC World Cup in Japan as the US took home two golds courtesy of Oksana Masters and Andy … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 14: Falun 2015 Nordic Worlds LIVE in...

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February 14, 2015 (Park City, UT) – Live action from the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Sweden is coming to America Feb. 18-March 1. Fans across the USA and Canada will be … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 13: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Falun Worlds 2015...

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February 13, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – We are excited to announce that the SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Falun Worlds 2015 Contest is now open for contestants to make their team selections for a chance … READ MORE →2 comments

Feb 13: Canucks on Podium as Russians Win...

Men's start [P]Richard Whelan

February 13, 2015 (Quebec City, QC) – The second edition of the Québec ITU Winter Triathlon came to a close on a “wickedly” cold day of -16° C with a -30° C wind … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 13: Team USA Names World Championship Ski...

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February 13, 2015 (Park City, UT) – Defending World Champion Sarah Hendrickson (Park City, UT) headlines a team of two men and five women named to represent the USA in the Feb. 18-March … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 13: Canada’s Smith Scores Strong 12th at...

IBU world cup biathlon Holmenkollen, individual men, Oslo (NOR)

February 13, 2015 (Oslo, Norway) – Canada’s Nathan Smith posted a strong 12th-place finish on Thursday in the Men’s 20km individual event at the IBU World Cup in Oslo, Norway, earning the top … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 13: USA’s Dunklee 11th and Canada’s Heinicke...

IBU world cup biathlon Holmenkollen, individual women, Oslo (NOR)

February 13, 2015 (Oslo, Norway) – The USA’s Susan Dunklee placed 11th with two missed targets with clean-shooting Canadian, Megan Heinicke, in 12th in the women’s 15km individual at the IBU World Cup in Oslo … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 12: SIA 2015 Report Part 2 –...

Alpina ESK 2.0 [P] Conor Wallace

February 12, 2015 (Denver, CO) – The 2015 SIA Snowshow took place in Denver, Jan. 29-Feb. 1, and SkiTrax was on site getting intel on the newest Nordic gear, skis and tech that … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 12: USADA Head Says Investigation of Russian...

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February 12, 2015 – USA Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) boss Travis Tygart emphasized the importance of WADA’s investigation into allegations of widespread doping in Russian sport, citing it is critical in the fight against … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 12: Job Opportunity – Canmore Nordic Ski...

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February 12, 2015 (Canmore, AB) – The Canmore Nordic Ski Club (CNSC) based in Canmore, Alberta, is seeking applications for a Full-Time Biathlon Head Coach with the club.
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Feb 11: COC Seeks Chef de Mission for...

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February 11, 2015 – The Canadian Olympic Committee invites applications for the position of Chef de Mission of the Canadian Winter Youth Olympic Team to the Lillehammer Youth Olympic Games from February 12 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 11: Canadian Sport School Victoria Information Night...

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February 11, 2015 (Victoria, BC) – The Canadian Sport School Victoria is looking for the most talented, hardworking and motivated young athletes who are driven to represent Canada at the highest level of … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 10: Ben Saxton Added to US XC...

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February 10, 2015 (Park City, UT) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association announced the addition of Ben Saxton (Lakeville, MN) to the Falun 2015 World Championships roster. Saxton will join the 16 … READ MORE → 1 comment

Feb 10: USA’s Junior Women Reflect on Nordic...

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February 10, 2015 (Almaty, Kazakhstan) – We caught up with Team USA’s junior women’s relay squad after their strong eighth place finish in the 4×3.3km Relay on the final day of the Jr/U23 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 10: NNF News – Prize Money for...

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February 10, 2015 – As a pillar project, the OPA Cup represents a priority for NNF funding. The key development trip is funded with $31,000 of NNF trip support as a step towards … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 10: Light the Trails for Larry ...

Larry Sinclair [P] CCC

February 10, 2015 (Duntroon, ON) – As you all know our good friend Larry recently lost his battle with cancer. His many friends would like to create a lasting tribute to his memory. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 09: USA’s Brooks Stellar 2nd at La...

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February 09, 2015 (Mouthe, France) – After very strong winds the days before, the race day offered a much calmer setting for the over 800 racers of the 56km CT Transju’Classic – this … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 09: Freeman Scores Hat-trick Victory in 15km...

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February 09, 2015 (Craftsbury, NH) – Kris Freeman (Freebird) made it 3-for-3 claiming the men’s 15km Classic mass start race on Sunday in snowy conditions for the hat-trick victory weekend at the 2015 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 08: Canada’s Nathan Smith Scores Career-best 5th...

IBU world cup biathlon, pursuit men, Nove Mesto (CZE)

February 08, 2015 (Nove Mesto, CZE) - Canadian Nathan Smith’s precision clean shooting to clean all 20 targets for the second straight day, was his ticket to setting a new career-best 5th in the IBU Men’s … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 08: USA’s Dunklee 18th as Domracheva Takes...

Susan Dunklee [P] Nordic Focus

February 08, 2015 (Nove Mesto, CZE) – The USA’s Susan Dunklee placed 18th in the women’s 10-kilometer Pursuit in very tough snowy conditions with five penalties while no skier shot clean as the IBU … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 08: Norway and Russia Claim @JWSC2015 Relay...

February 08, 2015 (Almaty, Kazakhstan) – Norway edged out Russia by a mere 0.4s to win the Junior Women’s 4×3.3km Relay on the final day of the 2015 FIS Junior World Ski Championships in Almaty, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 08: VOTE For Andy Soule for IPC...

Andy Soule (USA) takes bronze in Cable. [P]James Netz

February 08, 2015 – Friends…please VOTE for our athlete Andy Soule for IPC Athlete of the Month on their homepage. He won 5 medals at World Championships last week, and is just a … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 08: USSA SuperTour Craftsbury Days 1-2 –...

W Sprint FR podium (l-r) Flowers, Bender, Mooney [P] Bridger Ski Foundation

February 08, 2015 (Craftsbury, NH) – The USSA SuperTour in Craftsbury kicked off on Feb. 6 with the 1.3/1.5km FR Sprints as Jennie Bender (Bridger Ski Foundation) took the women’s 1.3km race while … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 07: USA’s Patterson 15th and Caldwell 20th...

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February 07, 2015 (Almaty, Kazakhstan) – The USA’s Scott Patterson took home another solid top-20 result with his 15th place finish in the U23 Men’s 30km (15CL/15FR) Skiathlon today as Magne Haga of … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 07: Canada’s Bouffard-Nesbitt Solid 12th in U23...

Olivia Bouffard-Nesbitt [P] CCC

February 07, 2015 (Almaty, Kazakhstan) – Olivia Bouffard-Nesbitt scored Team Canada’s best performance of the week placing 12th in the U23 women’s 7.5CL/7.5FR Skiathlon at the Nordic U23 World Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 07: Canada’s Nathan Smith Nails Career-Best 7th...

IBU world cup biathlon, sprint men, Nove Mesto (CZE)

February 07, 2015 (Nove Mesto, CZE) – Canada’s Nathan Smith, 29, cranked out a career-best 7th-place finish in the men’s 10km sprint with clean shooting at the IBU World Cup in Nove Mesto, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 07: USA’s Dunklee Strong 9th in Women’s...

Susan Dunklee (USA) [P] Nordic Focus

February 07, 2015 (Nove Mesto, CZE) – American Susan Dunklee delivered a strong 9th in the women’s 7.5-kilometer sprint at the at the IBU World Cup in Nove Mesto chalking up her third … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 07: Job Opportunities – CSI Pacific, Canada’s...

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February 07, 2015 – Here are some recent job postings in the Canadian sports sector from CSI Pacific, Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame, two with Sport Manitoba, and an opportunity with the 2017 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 06: Team USA 7th as Norway...

Leif Nordgren [P] US Biathlon/NordicFocus

February 06, 2015 (Nova Mesto, CZE) – Team USA scored a stellar seventh place finish using 13 spare rounds in the Mixed Relay at the IBU World Cup in Nove Mesto with 32,000 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 06: Interviews with Ogden, Torchia, Stewart-Jones and...

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February 06, 2015 (Almaty, Kazakhstan) – We caught up with more North American skiers competing at the FIS Junior World Championships in Kazakhstan. Check out what Americans Katharine Ogden and Ian Torchia, and Canucks Katherine … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 06: Interview with Sverre Caldwell Head Coach...

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February 06, 2015 – SMS Head Coach Sverre Caldwell gave us his thoughts on athlete performances so far at the 2015 FIS Junior/U23 Nordic World Championships currently underway in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Two of … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 06: USA’s Ogden 6th, Torchia 11th in...

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February 06, 2015 (Almaty, Kazakhstan) – The FIS Junior Nordic World Championships continued in Almaty, Kazakhstan with the Skiathlon races where Team USA skiers had super performances, led by Katharine Ogden (USA) and … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 06: Canada’s Bouffard-Nesbitt and Browne on Racing...

Olivia Bouffard-Nesbitt [P] CCC

February 06, 2015 (Almaty Kazakhstan) – We’ve heard from Canadian skiers Olivia Bouffard-Nesbitt and Cendrine Browned following the women’s 10km FR individual start race at the FIS U23 World Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 05: USA’s Patterson, Reid and Caldwell Talk...

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February 05, 2015 (Almaty, Kazakhstan) – We caught up with North American skiers competing at the FIS U23 World Championships in Kazakhstan. Check out what they had to say about their experiences so … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 05: Job Opportunity – Program Coordinator @...

February 05, 2015 – Cross Country BC (CCBC), the Provincial Sport Organization for cross-country skiing in British Columbia is currently seeking to fill the position of Program Coordinator. The successful candidate will work … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 05: USA’s Patterson 11th, Canada’s Bouffard-Nesbitt 17th...

Scott Patterson [P] USSA

February 05, 2015 (Almaty, Kazakhstan) – North Americans are performing well at the FIS U23 Nordic World Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan, but Europeans continued to dominate as Norway’s Barbro Kvaale (NOR) and Germany’s … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 04: Interview with USA’s Ben Saxton at...

Saxton in Sprint CL Qualification [P] SMS T2

February 04, 2015 (Almaty, Kazakhstan) – We caught up with Team USA’s Ben Saxton at the FIS Junior/U23 Nordic World Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan after he finished a stellar sixth in the U23 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 04: SIA 2015 Report Part 1 –...

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February 04, 2015 (Denver, CO) – The 2015 SIA Snowshow took place in Denver, Jan. 29-Feb. 1, and SkiTrax was on the ground getting you the scoop on the latest in Nordic gear, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 04: USA Ogden’s Strong 11th Leads North...

Katharine Ogden (USA) [P]Matt Boobar

February 04, 2015 (Almaty, Kazakhstan) – Day 2 of the FIS Junior World Championships got underway with the 5/10km FR interval start races. The skies stayed clear and sunny and temperatures warmed up … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 03: American Ben Saxton Stellar 6th in...

Ben Saxton leads his quarterfinal heat which he won - Logan Hanneman is left rear. [P] USSA

February 03, 2015 (Almaty, Kazakhstan) – The USA’s Ben Saxton (USA) finished a stellar sixth in the U23 Men’s 1.3km CL Sprint at the FIS Junior/U23 World Championships in Kazakhstan after qualifying 10th. … READ MORE → 0 comments