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Mar 24: Sovereign Lake Nordic to Host Annual...

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March 24, 2016 – Sovereign Lake Nordic Club will once again be hosting our annual spring ski camp. Coming off an incredibly successful format last season we will be offering the same concept … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 23: More Gold for Dahria Beatty and...

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March 23, 2016 (Whitehorse, Yukon) – Dahria Beatty and Alex Harvey are on a golden run in Canada’s north. Beatty captured her second straight victory, while Harvey completed the golden hat trick on … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 23: Ski Tour Canada 2016 Fantasy Contest...

1st Prize – Salomon S-Lab Kit

March 23, 2016 (Toronto, ON) – We are excited to present the winners and final standings of the inaugural Ski Tour Canada 2016 Fantasy Contest after the final Stage 8 in Canmore, Alta. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 23: Job Opportunity – Assistant Junior Ski...

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March 23, 2016 – The Craftsbury Outdoor Center is looking to hire an assistant coach to work with its junior and Bill Koch League Nordic skiing programs. The Center’s youth programming serves skiers … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 23: Diggins Doubles Up as Erik Bjornsen...

Erik Bjornsen Wins [P] Herb Swanson

March 22, 2016 (Craftsbury, Vermont) – Jessie Diggins of Stratton SMST2 grabbed another win at the 2016 USSA SuperTour Finals in Craftsbury, takin the women’s 1.5km Classic Sprint, while Erik Bjornsen of APU Nordic Ski … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 22: Dahria Beatty and Alex Harvey Capture...

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March 22, 2016 (Whitehorse, Yukon) – Dahria Beatty snagged her first national title as she and Alex Harvey will etch their names in the history books as champions of the 10- and 15-kilometre … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 21: Diggins and Hoffman Take 10/15km FR...

Women's podium [P] Reese Brown

March 21, 2016 (Craftsbury, Vermont) – Jessie Diggins of Stratton SMST2 dominated the women’s 10km Freestyle interval start at the USSA Supertour Finals in Craftsbury, Vermont, besting fellow World Cup athletes Sadie Bjornsen of … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 20: Nishikawa and Harvey Win 5/10km CL...

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March 20, 2016 (Whitehorse, Yukon) – Emily Nishikawa and Alex Harvey climbed onto the top of the women’s and men’s podiums in the classic-ski interval start races on the second day of the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 20: IBU Mass Start Competitions in Khanty...

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March 20, 2016 (Khanty Mansiysk, Siberia) – The final day of competition in Khanty Mansiysk, the last round of the 2016 BMW IBU World Cup, started with strong gusty winds. The Women’s mass … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 20: Interview with Sadie...

Sadie Bjornsen (USA) [P] Nordic Focus

March 20, 2016 (Canmore, Alta.) – SkiTrax spoke with American Sadie Bjornsen on the final rest day of Ski Tour of Canada in Canmore. Bjornsen at the time was 11th overall in the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 20: 2016 Haywood Ski Nationals in Whitehorse...

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March 20, 2016 (Whitehorse, Yukon) – Two veteran squads captured the first titles of the weeklong Haywood Ski Nationals on Saturday in Whitehorse. Canmore residents skiing out of Foothills Nordic Ski Club, Jesse … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 19: USA’s Burke Stellar 6th Again as...

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March 19, 2016 (Khanty-Mansiysk, Siberia) – Tim Burke delivered another top level 6th-place finish in the men’s 12.5km Pursuit in Khanty-Mansiysk as an encore to Friday’s season-best sixth place in the men’s 10km … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 19: USA’s Masters Locks up Marathon Series...

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March 19, 2016 (Vuokatti, Finland) – The USA’s Oksana Masters once again headlined the winners at the IPC Cross-Country Skiing World Cup Finals on Saturday, March 19, securing the series title with a … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 19: Makarainen Wins Women’s 10km Pursuit @Khanty-Mansiysk...

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March 19, 2016 (Khanty-Mansiysk, Siberia) – Finland’s Kaisa Makarainen captured the 10km women’s pursuit gold medal two days after winning the sprint event at the final round of the BMW IBU World Cup in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 19: Dahl and Boner Win...

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March 19, 2016 (Norway) – More than 10.000 skiers from all over the world woke up very early today in Norway. Around 5:00am the first busses brought the athletes to the starting-area in … READ MORE → 1 comment

Mar 19: Job Opportunity – Senior Team Coach...

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March 19, 2016 (Canmore, Alberta) – Cross-Country Ski de fond Canada is seeking an outstanding Senior Team Coach to provide leadership of the National Ski Team targeting the podium for 2018 and beyond. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 19: American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation Announces 2017...

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March 19, 2016 – The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) board of directors today announced the 2017 American Birkebeiner schedule of events slated for February 23-26, 2017. North America’s largest cross-country ski race, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 18: USA’s Burke Stellar 6th as Eberhard...

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March 18, 2016 (KhantyMansisk, Russia) – The USA’s Tim Burke stormed to a fantastic sixth place in the men’s 10km Sprint race at the IBU World Cup in Khanty Mansisk, Russia, logging only … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 18: USSA SuperTour Finals and L.L. Bean...

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March 18, 2016 (Craftsbury, VT) – The 2016 USST SuperTour Finals and L.L. Bean U.S. Long Distance National Championships are hitting the trails of Craftsbury, VT, this March 21-26. Come race, volunteer or … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 18: 2016 Haywood Nationals in Whitehorse –...

2016 Haywood Ski Nationals in Whitehorse feat

March 18, 2016 (Whitehorse, YK) – Come to watch Canada’s top Nordic skiers and local heroes in action at the Haywood Nordic Ski Nationals in Whitehorse, March 19-26 – Knute Johnsgaard, Emily Nishikawa, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 18: USA’s Dunklee 25th in Women’s 7.5k...

17.03.2016, Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia (RUS):
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March 18, 2016 (Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia) – Susan Dunklee (USA) raced to a 25th-place finish in the women’s 7.5-kilometer sprint on Thursday as the final World Cup event of the season, BMW IBU World … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 17: Canada’s Emily Weekes Cracks Top-Five at...

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March 17, 2016 (Vuokatti, Finland) – Emily Weekes put together her second straight top-five finish at the IPC World Cup finals in Vuokatti, Finland – this time in the cross-country skiing sprint race. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 17: Interview with Jessie Diggins after Ski...

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March 17, 2016 (Canmore, AB) – At the final Stage 8 of Ski Tour of Canada, a Classic Pursuit 10km race held at the Canmore Nordic Centre, American Jessie Diggins wowed herself and … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 17: Denver Claims 23rd NCAA Ski Championship...

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March 17, 2016 (Steamboat Springs, CO) – Over four days that included both Nordic and alpine competitions, in the end the Denver Pioneers won the school’s 23rd NCAA Championship in Steamboat Springs, CO, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 16: Interview with Matthias Ahrens Biathlon Canada...

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March 16, 2016 (Canmore, AB) – SkiTrax caught up with Matthias Ahrens, Head Coach of Biathlon Canada, who was in the legendary Holmenkollen stadium with 40,000 screaming fans watching the Canadian Men’s Relay squad … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 16: Canada’s Weekes 4th, Arendz 5th, USA’s...

Mark Arendz (Can) [P] CCC

March 16, 2016 (Vuokatti, Finland) – On the opening day of the IPC World Cup Finals in Vuokatti, Finland, Canada’s Mark Arendz had a solid fifth in the men’s 7.5km standing biathlon sprint. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 15: Job Opportunity – High Performance Coach...

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March 15, 2016 (Canmore, AB) – The Alberta World Cup Academy (AWCA) has a current opening for a High Performance Coach for the 2016/17 training year. As a designated NTDC, the Academy is … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 15: Register for the CCSAA Annual Conference...

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March 15, 2016 – Registration is open for the CCSAA Annual Conference, April 5 & 6, 2016 at Snow Mountain Ranch Fraser, CO. Register before March 21 for a free analysis of your … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 15: CCES Reminds Athletes to Check Status...

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March 15, 2016 (Ottawa, ON) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) would like to remind Canadian athletes of the importance of checking their medications against the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 14: Ski Tour Canada 2016 Fantasy Contest...

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March 14, 2016 (Toronto, ON) – We are pleased to announce the leaders of the Ski Tour Canada 2016 Fantasy Contest after the penultimate 10/15km FR, Stage 7, in Canmore as we have … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 14: 2016 USSA Junior Nationals Telemark Days...

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March 14, 2016 (Cable, WI) – Warm weather and tough conditions greeted 500 top 14-19 year old skiers as the 2016 USSA Junior National Championships kicked off Monday, March 7, on the historic … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 14: Canadian XC Ski Head Coach Justin...

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March 14, 2016 (Canmore, AB) – One of the most accomplished head coaches in the history of the Canadian National Ski Team, Justin Wadsworth, will take a break from coaching following the Haywood … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 14: USA’s Bailey Scores 10th, Burke 12th...

Lowell Bailey (USA) [P] U.S. Biathlon/NordicFocus

March 14, 2016 (Oslo, Norway) – The USA’s Lowell Bailey had a near-perfect day in the men’s 15km mass start finishing a solid 10th as the IBU World Championships came to a close on … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 14: USA’s Dunklee 11th and Canada’s Crawford...

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March 14, 2016 (Oslo, Norway) – The USA’s Susan Dunklee was just out of the top ten finishing 11th, while Canada’s Rosanna Crawford was 15th in the women’s 12.5km mass start won by … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 13: Canada’s Harvey Takes 5th as Norway’s...

Alex Harvey [P] Angus Cockney

March 13, 2016 (Canmore, AB) – Canada’s Alex Harvey finished a valiant fifth in front of a boisterous crowd, as Martin Johnsrud Sundby (NOR) bided his time and then attacked for a decisive … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 12: USA’s Diggins 5th as Johaug Wins...

Therese Johaug wins overall WCup and fabled Crystal Globe [P] Pam Doyle

March 12, 2016 (Canmore, AB) – Norway’s Therese Johaug executed an incredible performance in the final Stage 8 women’s 10km CL pursuit at Ski Tour Canada, as she caught and passed teammate Heidi … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 12: Canada Wins Stunning BRONZE in Men’s...

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March 12, 2016  (Oslo, Norway) – Team Canada’s Christian and Scott Gow, Nathan Smith and anchor Brendan Green, delivered historic BRONZE in Men’s Relay 4×7.5km, today in Oslo with an amazing run that is dream come … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 12: Interview with Finland’s Matti...

Matti Heikkinen [P] Peter Graves

March 12, 2016 (Canmore, Alta.) – We caught up with Finland’s Matti Heikkinen following his victory on Stage 7, the men’s 15km Skate Individual Start, at the penultimate round of Ski Tour Canada … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 11: Canada’s Harvey Stellar 4th as Finland’s...

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March 11, 2016 (Canmore, Alta.) – Finland’s Matti Heikkinen secured the men’s 15km skate individual start in dominant fashion for his second podium at the Tour. He was joined on the podium by … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 11: Diggins Strong 5th as Oestberg Wins...

Jessie Diggins leads Ida Sargent [P] Nordic Focus

March 11, 2016 (Canmore, AB) – Norway and Mashus teamed up on the penultimate Stage 7 at Ski Tour Canada as Ingvild Flugstad Oestberg claimed her first victory at the inaugural Tour winning … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 11: Norway Claims Women’s Relay Victory on...

Team Norway [P] Nordic Focus

March 11, 2016  (Oslo, Norway) – The Norwegian women’s team delivered gold on home snow claiming the 4x6km Relay over France and Germany on Friday at the IBU World Championships in Oslo, Norway. The U.S. women’s … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 11: Vauhti Launches New Hydrocarbon-Free Ski Cleaning...

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March 11, 2016 – After constant research and development process Ski wax company from Finland Vauhti Speed launch unique liquid hydrocarbon free cleaner and care product line for skin skies. Vauhti’s care products … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 10: Interview with Norway’s Petter Northug in...

Petter Northug (NOR) [P] Nordic Focus

March 10, 2016 (Canmore, Alta.) – Going into the final two races of the inaugural Ski Tour Canada, Norwegian star, Petter Northug, is in second overall behind Sergey Ustiugov of Russia, the current leader … READ MORE →7 comments

Mar 10: Ski Tour Canada 2016 Fantasy Contest...

1st Prize - Salomon S-Lab Kit

March 10, 2016 (Toronto, ON) – We are pleased to announce the leaders of the SkiTrax Ski Tour Canada 2016 Contest after the Stage 6 Canmore Skiathlon as tkteam continues to lead with … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 10: Career-bests for USA’s Bailey 15th and...

Lowell Bailey [P] Angus Cockney

March 10, 2016 (Oslo, Norway) – The USA’s Lowell Bailey was the top North American finisher in the Men’s 20km Individual start event at the IBU Biathlon World Championships in Oslo today as … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 10: Harvey 7th and Babikov 10th in...

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March 10, 2016 (Canmore, AB) – Martin Johnsrud Sundby (NOR) packed a powerful punch to claim the men’s 30km Skiathlon in Canmore as Canada’s Alex Harvey grabbed a strong 7th while Ivan Babikov … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 10: USA’s Diggins 11th as Norway’s Weng...

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March 10, 2016 (Canmore, AB) – The unstoppable Norwegian train featured Heidi Weng besting Therese Johaug at the line in the women’s 15km Skiathlon (7.5K CL+7.5K FR) on Stage 6 of Ski Tour … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 09: Ski Tour Canada 2016 Fantasy Contest...

1st Prize - Salomon S-Lab Kit

March 09, 2016 (Toronto, ON) – We are pleased to announce the leaders of the SkiTrax Ski Tour Canada 2016 Contest after the Stage 5 Canmore CL Sprints as we have a new … READ MORE → 1 comment

Mar 09: The Sasseville Report – Norwegian Attitude...

Petter Northug [P] Angus Cockney

March 09, 2016 (Canmore, Alta.) – Norwegian attitude: I woke up this morning pissed. Last night I read that the Norwegian men decided not to try their best in the final of the … READ MORE →8 comments

Mar 09: Canada’s Crawford Strong 14th and USA’s...

Rosanna Crawford [P] John Gibson

March 09, 2016 (Oslo, Norway) – Canada’s Rosanna Crawford (CAN) logged a strong 14th place in the women’s 15k Individual event today at the IBU Biathlon World Championships in Oslo as France went … READ MORE → 0 comments