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Aug 16: CXC’s First Masters Camp of the...

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August 16, 2016 (Cable, WI) – CXC’s first Open Masters/Citizen Technique Camp of the season is coming up in less than two weeks! Join CXC Team head coach, Andy Keller and Egor Akimov, CXC Sports … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 15: Calgary XC Skiers and Biathletes Scramble...

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August 15, 2016 (Calgary, AB) – While Canada’s summer Olympians take the podium, young cross-country and biathlon development athletes clamber for a Calgary training facility for the upcoming winter. WinSport Canada’s June 2016 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 15: Alex Harvey Finishes 3rd at Garneau-Québecor...

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August 15, 2016 (St-Augustin-de-Desmaures, QC) – Canada’s top Nordic skier finished third in the 118km Garneau-Québecor Granfondo finishing on August 14 reports QMI. There were some 2,500 riders participating in the 8th annual … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 14: NENSA Coaches Symposium with USSA Level...

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August 14, 2016 – Join NENSA Coaches and Bryan Fish, USST Development Coach, for the weekend of September 9-11th at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center for the NENSA Fall Coaches Symposium. It will be … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 13: WADA Confirms ADAMS System Hack and...

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August 13, 2016 (Montreal, Que.) – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) confirms that Yuliya Stepanova’s password for WADA’s Anti-Doping Administration and Management System (ADAMS) was illegally obtained, which allowed a perpetrator to access … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 12: New This Year at XC Supercamp...

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August 12, 2016 – Check out what’s new at XC Supercamp 2016/17 including a U35 Supercamp and a Pro Camp – Masters Training. Many Supercamp coaches hold the highest certification in Canada, many … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 11: Job Opportunity – Sovereign Lake Head...

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August 11, 2016 (Sovereign Lake, BC) – Sovereign Lake Nordic Club is soliciting interest for two available jobs with ​in​ SLNC for the coming ski season. Please review the job descriptions below and … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 10: FIS President Gian Franco Kasper Elected...

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August 10, 2016 – On August 4 at the 129th IOC Session in Rio de Janeiro (BRA), FIS President Gian Franco Kasper was elected to the IOC Executive Board as the representative of … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 09: Southern Ontario Summer Endurance Fest –...

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August 09, 2016 (Barrie, ON) – The Southern Ontario Summer Enduirance Fest hosted by Team Hardwood takes place from August 27 – 31 at Hardwood Ski and Bike for athletes born in 2003 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 08: International Youth Festival @ at...

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August 08, 2016 (Barrie, ON) – The International Youth Festival on Aug. 13 at Hardwood Ski and Bike is a day to celebrate, engage, connect, and honour youth across the world. Locally inspired … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 07: ALL Russian Athletes BANNED from Rio...

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August 07, 2016 (Bonn, Germany) – The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has banned all Russian athletes from the Rio Paralympic Games. This follows in the aftermath of a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) report … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 06: Job Opportunities @ Landmark Sport Group...

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August 06, 2016 (Mississauga, ON) – Landmark Sport Group Inc. is an athlete and television personality representation and event marketing company. Landmark was founded in February, 1987, based on the principles of integrity, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 05: Job Opportunity – Sponsorship Coordinator at...

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August 05, 2016 – The Canada Games Council (CGC) is looking for a qualified, enthusiastic individual to provide support in the coordination and implementation of CGC’s revenue generation initiatives and support sponsorship fulfillment … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 04: Congratulations to Nakkertok Nordic – Kraft...

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August 04, 2016 (Cantley, Que.) – On August 4th, Kraft Heinz, together with Bell Media’s TSN and RDS, announced the 2016 Kraft Heinz Project Play Grand Prize winner: Nakkertok Nordique from Cantley, Quebec. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 04: Canadian Nordic Ski Star Alex Harvey...

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August 04, 2016 – Standout Canadian Nordic athlete Alex Harvey, who was already using Salomon boots and bindings, has agreed to make the switch to Salomon skis as he begins the 2016-2017 Nordic … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 04: COC President Tricia Smith Elected as...

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August 04, 2016 (Rio de Janeiro, BRA) – On Thursday, the IOC Executive Council announced four-time Olympian, Olympic medallist and Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) President, Tricia Smith, along with seven others, as a … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 02: Job Opportunity – Parasport Education Consultant...

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August 02, 2016 – The System Development and Education department of the Canadian Paralympic Committee is seeking an experienced and qualified consultant to  develop, implement, and assess several education-based initiatives, with an emphasis … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 01: Jessica Jerome Takes Gold at L.L.Bean...

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August 01, 2016 (Park City, UT) – Veteran Jessica Jerome returned from a one-year hiaitus to take her 13th career national title on the HS134 meter hill at the Utah Olympic Park in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 31: Taylor Fletcher Takes First National Title...

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July 31, 2016 (Soldier Hollow, UT) – Taylor Fletcher broke away from the pack with a kilometer remaining to take his first national title at the L.L.Bean U.S. Nordic Combined Championship at … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 31: Repeat Title for Will Rhoads at...

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July 31, 2016  (Park City, UT) – USA Nordic ski jumper Will Rhoads (Park City, UT) won an action-packed competition Saturday at the Utah Olympic Park to claim a repeat title on the HS134 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 31: FIS President Gian Franco Kasper Statement...

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July 31, 2016 – The past 10 days have been filled with more appalling news in the fight against doping and further damaged the already tarnished reputation of sport. During our FIS Congress … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 30: Coaches and Technical Leaders – An...

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July 30, 2016 – Central to all quality athletic programs is superior coaching and strong technical leadership, especially when the athlete is striving to achieve their optimal performance and international podium success. At … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 29: Alex Harvey Now on Salomon...

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July 29, 2016 (Quebec City, Que.) – While not yet officially announced, it seems Canada’s Alex Harvey will now be racing on Salomon skis according to a July 13 posting on the his … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 28: Interview with Kikkan Randall on Eagle...

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July 28, 2016 (Eagle Glacier, Alaska) – Kikkan Randall is back training on Eagle Glacier with the US Ski Team following the birth of her new son Breck Stuart with husband Jeff Ellis. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 28: Johaug and Heikkinen Win Lysebotn Opp...

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July 28, 2016 (Norway) – Therese Johaug (NOR) and Matti Heikkinen (FIN) topped the respective women’s and men’s podiums at the 7.5km Lysebotn Opp, the opening round of the Blink Festival, a popular … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 27: Congratulations – Wedding Bells for Flowers...

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July 27, 2016 – Two prominent US cross-country skiers just announced their engagement via social media. SkiTrax caught up with Andy Newell to ask him details of how he proposed to Erika … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 26: L.L.Bean U.S. Champs and Springer Tournee...

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July 26, 2016 (Park City, UT) – The nation’s top junior and senior ski jumpers and nordic combined athletes will be in Park City at the end of July for the L.L.Bean U.S. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 26: FINAL CHANCE to VOTE for Nakkertok...

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VJuly 26, 2016 (Nakkertok, ON) – This is the final chance to VOTE for Nakkertok in the Kraft Heinz Project Play! We submitted a nomination to use the funding to both upgrade our … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 25: Survey for Ethical...

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July 25, 2016 – We are a group of coaches/athletes that have been directly impacted by cheaters. We have put together this survey as we believe that everyone’s voice needs to be heard. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 24: IOC Clears Russia for Rio –...

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July 24, 2016 (Lausanne, Switzerland) – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has voted not to ban all Russian athletes from competing at the 2016 Rio Olympics reports BBC but has left the door … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 23: Update on Cross-Country Rankings after CAS...

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July 23, 2016 – By a decision of July 11, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has upheld an appeal by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) against Norwegian cross-country skier Martin Johnsrud … READ MORE →3 comments

Jul 22: VOTE for Nakkertok July 25-26 –...

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July 22, 2016 (Nakkertok, ON) – Nakkertok is a finalist is the Kraft Heinz Project Play! We submitted a nomination to use the funding to both upgrade our trails for summer use and … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 20: Sundby Loses Ski Titles for Doping...

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July 20, 2016 (Lausanne, Switzerland) – Norwegian superstar Martin Johnsrud Sundby has received a two-month suspension and been stripped of his 2014/15 Tour de Ski title and his overall World Cup title for … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 19: New CCC Roller Ski Fleet Available...

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July 19, 2016 – As part of a broader mission to encourage the cross-country ski racing community to increase and enhance its off-season sport specific training, Cross Country Ski de fond Canada has … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 18: McLaren Report Confirms Russian State-sponsored Doping...

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July 18, 2016 (Montreal, QC) – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has released its McLaren Investigation Report, which WADA claims confirms evidence of state-sponsored cheating in Russia. WADA has also issued a recommendation … READ MORE → 1 comment

Jul 17: Mark Arendz Blog Report – Adventures...

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July 17, 2016 – To kick off the training camp schedule for this season the team headed south to Bend, Oregon. This June camp has become a favorite for everyone on the team. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 16: Job Opportunity – Ski Fit North...

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July 16, 2016 – Join our team. Ski Fit North Alberta is looking to hire a Program Coordinator that is responsible for the direct coordination, implementation and delivery of the Ski Fit North Alberta … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 15: Maine Winter Sports Becomes Outdoor Sport...

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July 15, 2016 – Dear MWSC alumni, volunteers, parents and friends, Life in much of rural Maine in the late 1990’s – and still today – has been typified by industries under stress … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 14: Job Opportunity – Member/Guest Services Manager...

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July 14, 2016 (Barrie, ON) – Hardwood Ski and Bike is looking for a dynamic Member/Guest Services Manager to be responsible for the continued growth and success of our customer and administrative services … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 13: Roller Ski...

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July 13, 2016 – Cross country skiing is a highly technical sport that requires years of practice in order for a skier to become technically proficient. Unfortunately we do not have year-round snow … READ MORE → 1 comment

Jul 12: Job Opportunity – Caledonia Nordic Biathlon...

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July 12, 2016 – Caledonia Nordic Ski Club (“CNSC”) is an organization of over 1,400 members in Prince George, British Columbia and has a large enrolment in skier development programs.  Club athletes compete … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 11: Nakkertok Makes Kraft Heinz Project Play...

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July 11, 2016 (Nakkertok, ON) – Nakkertok is a finalist is the Kraft Heinz Project Play! We submitted a nomination to use the funding to both upgrade our trails for summer use and … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 10: Job Opportunities @ Canadian Interuniversity...

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July 10, 2016 (Richmond Hill, Ontario) – Check out the various openings at the Canadian Interuniversity Sport, the national governing body of university sport in Canada. Every year, over 12,000 student-athletes and 700 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 09: Job Opportunity – Manager, Sport and...

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July 09, 2016 (Whistler, BC) – Whistler Sport Legacies is seeking a Manager, Sport and Programming who is responsible for managing the delivery of Whistler Sport Legacies (WSL) programs at Whistler Olympic Park … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 08: Pedal’s 2016 Tour de France Contest...

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July 08, 2016 (Toronto, ON) – With over $5,000 in prizes up for grabs in our annual TdF Contest you could be eligible to take home this year’s Grand Prize, a sweet Felt … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 07: Nordic Ski Legend Sven Wiik Passes...

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July 07, 2016 (Steamboat Springs, CO) – Sven Wiik, a long-time skiing legend, passed away July 5 in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, he was 95. Wiik devoted his life to cross-country skiing and … READ MORE → 1 comment

Jul 06: CCSAA First Summer Summit saw Strong...

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July 06, 2016 (Woodstock, VT) – The first Cross Country Ski Areas Association (CCSAA) Summer Summit occurred recently in Woodstock, VT with 21 ski areas representatives listening to six presentations and participating in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 05: Australian Cross-Country Ski Report – Season...

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July 05, 2016 (Australia) – The 2016 cross country ski completion season is well underway in Australia, with events held last weekend at both Perisher Valley in New South Wales and at Falls … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 04: New Nordic Development Centre Makes Whistler...

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July 04, 2016 (Whistler, BC) – The Olympic Champions 2022 in the Nordic ski disciplines might be originating in the Sea to Sky region, as Whistler Sport Legacies is inviting young athletes to … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 04: Happy Fourth of July… Happy Birthday...

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July 04, 2016 – Happy Fourth of July on this special day commemorating the historic Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776 as the USA celebrates its 240th birthday… and may set a record … READ MORE → 0 comments