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Aug 01: Blink Ski Festival’s Lysebotn Opp...

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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

Aug 01: Cross-Country Talk – Lukas Bauer on...

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August 01, 2014 – For several years Lukas Bauer has been the leading Czech cross-country skier. After a successful Olympic season he considered quitting his professional racing career. But at 36 years of … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 01: Club Excellence Now Offers AFFILIATE Status...

August 01, 2014 (Ottawa, Ontario) – Club Excellence, the only multi-sport certification program for community sport clubs in Canada, has introduced a self-declaration status available to all community sport clubs in Canada.
Based on … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 31: Liz Stephen and Maurice Manificat Win...

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July 31, 2014 (Norway) – The USA’s Liz Stephen and France’s Maurice Manificat have won the Lysebotn Opp, the first stage of the 2014 Blink Ski Festival, a popular three-day Rollerski race. Stephen … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 31: 4th Annual Epic Summer Event Fundraiser...

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July 31, 2014 (Craftsbury Common, Vermont) – Get your mountain bike loaded up and get ready for an EPIC event at Craftsbury Outdoor Center, this Sunday, August 3rd! NEW this year, the event … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 30: Kershaw Report – Spring/Summer 2014 Super...

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July 30, 2014 – God, it’s been a long time. Why is that a familiar refrain with me regarding the frequency and consistency of website blog updates in my time? I could cowardly … READ MORE → 1 comment

Jul 30: Job Opportunities at Canadian Sport Institute...

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July 30, 2014 (Calgary, AB) – There are two jobs available in Coaching positions open for Strength and Conditioning Levels 1 and 2 at Canadian Sport Institute Calgary. Both have a deadline date of … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 29: Gatineau Loppet 2015 – Registration is...

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July 29, 2014 (Gatineau, QC) – Departure is given for cross-country skiers for the 37th edition of the Gatineau Loppet wich will be held from February 13th to 15th in the Gatineau Park. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 29: BrandHealth Wins International Clio Advertising Award...

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July 29, 2014 – Peterborough-based advertising agency BrandHealth was a big winner at the recent inaugural Clio Sports Awards. The agency and Cross Country Ski Canada won the top award in the print … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 28: 19 Annual 24 Hours of Great...

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July 28, 2014 (Pinkham Notch, New Hampshire) – Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center welcomes back the 12 & 24 Hours of Great Glen for its 19th season on August 9th and 10th. The … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 27: Job Opportunity at Biathlon Canada –...

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July 27, 2014 – The Domestic Programs Manager is a key staff position within the organization and as such provides the overall coordination aspect of all biathlon sport development programs (coaching, officials and … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 27: Job Opportunity – Coach & Partner...

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July 27, 2014 (Ottawa, ON) – The Coaching Association of Canada unites stakeholders and partners in its commitment to raising the skills and stature of coaches, and ultimately expanding their reach and influence. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 25: American Birkie Alert – Register by...

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July 25, 2014 – Ready for the epic adventure of the 2015 Swix American Birkebeiner? Here’s the latest update: Register by July 31 and SAVE $15 on your registration for the American Birkebeiner … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 24: Marit Bjørgen Awarded Fair Play Mecenate...

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July 24, 2014 (Castiglion Fiorentino, ITA) – Norway’s Cross-Country queen and six-time Olympic Champion Marit Bjørgen was awarded the international prestigious Fair Play Mecenate award for 2014. On 23rd July 23, she received … READ MORE → 1 comment

Jul 24: FIS Cross-Country World Cup Venues –...

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July 24, 2014 – Summer is in full swing and so are the inspections of the FIS Cross-Country World Cup venues for the 2014/15 season. Until now, the FIS team has visited venues … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 23: Canada’s Biathletes Reunite for Road to...

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July 23, 2014 (Ottawa, ON) – The nation’s top biathletes loaded up its support as they begin their new journey towards the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, by welcoming six partners to the team’s … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 23: Canadian Sport Institute Ontario Appoints New...

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July 23, 2014 (Toronto, ON) – Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO) is pleased to welcome Matt Price as the new Lead, Strength and Conditioning and Christine St. Clair as a Sport Nutritionist. CSIO … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 22: Job Opportunity – Case Manager Sport...

July 22, 2014 (Montreal, QC) – The SDRCC is looking to hire a permanent and full-time Case Manager to assist the Executive Director in the management of the Dispute Resolution Secretariat (tribunal). The … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 21: US XC Ski Team Alaska Camp...

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July 21, 2014 (Anchorage, Alaska) – The US XC Ski Team is in Alaska this year for their second training camp opting for Eagle Glacier instead of the Snow Farm in New Zealand … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 21: Job Opportunity – Head Coach at...

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July 21, 2014 (Thunder Bay, ON) – Big Thunder Nordic Ski Club (BTNSC), in Thunder Bay, Ontario, is seeking to fill the full-time position of Head Coach.
BTNSC currently offers training programs from Mini-Midget/Peewee … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 21: Job Opportunity at Canadian Olympic Committee...

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July 21, 2014 (Toronto, ON) – Be a part of building and servicing a national brand. The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) is a national, private, not-for-profit organization committed to high-performance sports excellence. We … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 21: Introducing New FIS Council Member –...

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July 20, 2014 -  was elected to the FIS Council at the Congress in Barcelona in 2014 and was also named FIS Vice President. A former alpine ski racer, Paine is also currently chairman of the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 21: Big Thunder’s Head Coach, Adam Kates...

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July 20, 2014 (Thunder Bay, Ontario) – Big Thunder Nordic Ski Club is sad to announce that Adam Kates is stepping down from his position as the club’s Head Coach. After 6 years in this … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 19: US XC Ski Team Alasaka Camp...

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July 19, 2014 (Alaska) – The US XC Ski Team is in Alaska for a training camp including time on snow at Eagle Glacier. From the looks of it they’re cooking up a … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 18: Russian Biathletes Iourieva and Starykh Receive...

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July 18, 2014 (Moscow, Russia) – Two Russian biathletes, Ekaterina Iourieva and Irina Starykh were handed bans for failing doping tests, one of them was a former world champion reports AP. Both women … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 18: WADA to Develop New ADAMS System...

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July 18, 2014 (Montreal, QC) – Dear Colleagues, WADA will call for organizations to submit proposals to develop a new Anti-Doping Administration and Management System (ADAMS), which will be launched in 2016.
ADAMS is … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 18: Olympic Ski Champion Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle Receives...

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July 18, 2014 (Berlin, Germany) – Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle, an Olympic biathlete and two-time Olympic cross-country skiing champion, is now serving a two-year ban for failing a drug test at the Sochi 2014 Olympics … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 17: Hardwood Ski and Bike Named Mountain...

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July 17, 2014 Oro-Medonte, ON) – The best mountain bikers in the Americas will be chasing down gold as they fly down the Boneshaker, go on a Coffee Run and do the Grunt … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 16: Preparations Underway for 2015 FIS Junior/U23...

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July 16, 2014 – For the first time, Almaty (KAZ) will host the world’s best Nordic skiers at the FIS Junior & U23 Nordic World Ski Championships, which will take place in February … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 15: Winter World Masters Games 2015 Quebec...

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July 15, 2014 (Quebec City, QC) – We’re pleased to announce that the website for the Winter World Masters Games 2015 in Quebec is now available online. You will find information about the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 14: A New Bend in the Road...

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July 14, 2014 – While I had started to train a bit, trying to stay in shape rather than lose everything. I was pleased to get back to Canmore and focus a little bit on … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 13: Melia’s Take – Is Pro Sport...

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July 13, 2014 – Over 25 years ago, Ben Johnson tested positive for anabolic steroids at the Olympics in Seoul, Korea. He was subsequently sanctioned and prohibited from involvement in sport for four … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 12: FIS President Gian-Franco Kasper’s Vision for...

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July 12, 2014 – Welcome to the 500th edition of FIS Newsflash. Such milestones are a perfect opportunity to both reflect on the past and look ahead to the future. It is with … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 12: Job Opportunity – General Manager Sovereign...

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July 12, 2014 – Sovereign Lake Nordic Club is seeking a General Manager for the coming season to ensure operations at the Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre are efficient and meet the needs of … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 12: IOC Confirms Three Bid Cities for...

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July 11, 2014 – On July 7, 2014, the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee unanimously agreed that Oslo (NOR), Almaty (KAZ) and Beijing (CHN) would progress from the Applicant City Phase to the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 10: Interview with Holly Brooks on Mount...

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July 10, 2014 – Check out our latest interview with USA’s Holly Brooks as she talks about her recent win at the Mount Marathon Race, the upcoming NAWTA – North American Women’s Training … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 10: Marwe to Team Up With...

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July 10, 2014 – We are happy to announce that Marwe roller skis will become the official brand for CXC programs and that’s welcome news. The Finnish-based brand is imported in the United … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 09: US Star Kikkan Randall Changes to...

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July 09, 2014 – Kikkan Randall (USA) won the small crystal globe three times in succession as the best sprinter of the season in 11/12, 12/13 and 13/14. The fastest woman in the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 09: Women’s Ski Jumping USA Announces New...

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July 09, 2014 (Park City, Utah) – Women’s Ski Jumping USA is excited to announce Melissa Brooke as the foundation’s new Executive Director. Brooke, of Park City, Utah, will support the top-ranked Visa … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 09: Craftsbury Junior Dryland Camp – August...

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July 09, 2014 – Building on the success of our daycamps, we’re excited to offer our Junior Ski Camp for U16-20 skiers (born in 2000 and earlier), located at the perfect camp setting … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 08: U.S. Olympic Committee Recognizes Erik Flora...

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July 08, 2014 (Colorado Springs, CO) – U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) coach Erik Flora (Anchorage) was recognized as the U.S. Olympic Committee’s 2013 National Coach of the Year. He is the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 08: Job Opportunities – Canadian Paralympic...

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July 08, 2014 (Ottawa, ON) – We are currently recruiting for the below two positions within Canadian Paralympic Committee’s Communications Department. The two positions are as follows:
1) Coordinator, Communications Part Time - This is a … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 08: NENSA Eastern REG Camp Wrap...

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July 08, 2014 (Lake Placid, NY) – As part of the camp the REG group headed to the trails for a hike up to Algonquin, and maybe a couple of other high peaks … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 07: National Development Centre Thunder Bay Launches...

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July 07, 2014 (Thunder Bay, ON) – We have an exciting new fundraising initiative starting here at the National Team Development Centre in Thunder Bay. We would like to get the incredible community … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 07: Nominate a 2015 Canada Winter Games...

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July 07, 2014 (Prince George, BC) – The 2015 Canada Winter Games Host Society is looking for torchbearers to help Illuminate the North, as part of the 2015 Games Torch Relay. Nominations for … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 07: Job Opportunity – CCC Assistant...

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July 07, 2014 (Canmore, AB) – Looking for an exciting and dynamic team to work with? You have found the right place! Cross Country Canada is the National Sport Organization for cross-country skiing … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 06: Marcialonga 2015 – Registration Now...

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July 06, 2014 – Entries for the 2015 Marcialonga, Italy’s most popular ski-marathon scheduled for January 25, officially opened on July 1, 2014. The only way to register is through the Registration Area on the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 05: Holly Brooks Wins 2014 Mount Marathon...

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July 05, 2014 (Seward, AK) – Renowned former USST skier, Holly Brooks, claimed the women’s victory at the grueling 2014 Mount Marathon Race on July 4. Brooks edged out last year’s champion Christy Marvin … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 04: Vancouver 2010 Games Officially Wraps Up...

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July 04, 2014 (Vancouver, BC) – Almost eleven years to the day after winning the rights on July 3, 2003 to host the 2010 Olympic Games, today the project officially ends with the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 04: Happy Fourth of July… Fun Facts...

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July 04, 2014 – Happy 4th of July… wishing everyone the very best on this special day commemorating the historic Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. Check out these fun facts as … READ MORE → 0 comments

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