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Nov 24: USA’s Bjornsen Takes Home Career-first Sprint...

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November 24, 2017 (Ruka, Finland) – US star, Sadie Bjornsen, challenged for the win today in the women’s 1.4km CL Sprint, the opening round of the FIS World Cup in Ruka, Finland batting … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 23: FIS Cross-Country World Cup 2018 –...

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November 23, 2017 (Ruka, Finland) – The FIS Cross-Country World Cup 2017/18 season gets underway on Friday, November 24 with a three-day mini-tour in Ruka, Finland. Here are all of the fun facts and … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 23: FIS Doping Panel Status Update –...

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November 23, 2017 – The IOC Disciplinary Commission recently issued its  decisions (operative part) in the cases against Cross-Country skiers Alexander Legkov, Evgeniy Belov, Julia Ivanova, Evgenia Shapovalova, Alexey Petukhov and Maxim Vylegzhanin … READ MORE → 1 comment

Nov 22: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2017/18...

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November 22, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – The heat is on as the FIS World Cup season is soon underway and lots of teams have registered for for the SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 22: Gallivare Premiärens FIS XC Races –...

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November 22, 2017 (Gallivare, SWE) – Check out these great shots from this past weekend’s races in Gallivare, SWE where Team Canada skiers and the USA’s Kikkan Randall stretched their legs before the FIS … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 22: Comcast Announces Multi-Year Global Sponsorship of...

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November 22, 2017 (Philadelphia, PA) – Comcast announced it will be the official cable television and communications partner of U.S Ski & Snowboard, the Olympic sports organization based in Park City, Utah. America’s … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 21: NENSA’s Annual On-Line AUCTION is Open...

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November 21, 2017 – Our annual NENSA on-line AUCTION is open for business and runs until 9pm on Sunday 12/3. Bid early and bid often! We have an amazing array of items for … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 20: Grand Opening of the Nakkertrak Ski...

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November 20, 2017 (Gatineau, QC) – Nakkertok is pleased to announce the newly named Nakkertrak Ski Loop is open for the season. The cold temperatures of the past week has allowed Nakkertok trails … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 19: Gallivare Sprint 1km CL – Canada’s...

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November 19, 2017 (Gällivare, SWE) – Canada’s Dahria Beatty finished 23rd in the women’s 1km CL Sprint on Sunday as local favourite Stina Nilsson (Swe) took top honours. Natalia Matveeva (Rus) was second … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 19: FIS XC Beitostolen 10/15km FR –...

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November 19, 2017 (Beitostolen, NOR) – American Anne Hart raced to a top-20 result finishing 19th the women’s 10km FR as Norwegian queen Marit Bjoergen was unstoppable again. Simen Hegstad Krueger topped the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 19: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2017/18...

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November 19, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – Don’t miss our 9th annual SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2017/18 Contest and your chance to win great prizes as the FIS World Cup gets underway next … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 18: Will FIS Render a Decision on...

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November 18, 2017 – The FIS XC Ski 2017/18 season is underway and the World Cup start is around the corner beginning on Nov. 24 in Ruka, Finland but the fate of six … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 18: FIS Council Decisions at Autumn 2017...

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November 18, 2017 (Oberhofen, SUI) – The FIS Council held its’ Autumn Meeting at the FIS Headquarters in Oberhofen (SUI) on Saturday 18th November and dealt with a full agenda relating to the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 18: Randall 15th and Kershaw 20th at...

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November 18, 2017 (Gällivare, SWE) – American Kikkan Randall finished 15th in the women’s 10km CL individual start race as Charlotte Kalla (Swe) made it back-to-back victories at home in Gallivare on Day … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 18: USA’s Newell 16th in Men’s 1.5...

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November 18, 2017 (Beitostolen, NOR) – Andy Newell (USA) placed 15th in the men’s 1.5 km Sprint CL today at his first competition of the season amidst a sea of Norwegians at Beitostolen. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 17: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2017/18...

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November 17, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – Welcome to our 9th annual SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2017/18 Contest and your chance to win great prizes while watching the world’s best xc skiers battle … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 17: Gällivarepremiärens 5/10km FR – Randall 8th,...

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November 17, 2017 (Gällivare, SWE) – US veteran star, Kikkan Randall, delivered a solid 8th-place finish in the women’s 5km freestyle individual start race in Gällivare, Sweden won by local legend Charlotte Kalla … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 17: FIS XC Races in Beitostolen and...

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November 17, 2017 (Beitostolen, Norway) – Marit Bjoergen (Nor) took the women’s 10km CL race at the Norwegian season opener in Beitostolen while Martin Johnsrud took the men’s 15km CL race. The USA’s … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 17: Visma Ski Classics Play Now with...

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November 17, 2017 – Last season the brand new PLAY app was launched, offering fans a plattform for closer interaction and live streaming services. For upcoming season VIII the app also contains the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 16: Alberta World Cup Launches Cross-Country Ski...

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November 16, 2017 (Canmore, AB) – Bridging the gap between high performance sport and higher learning, the Alpine Insurance Alberta World Cup Academy (AIAWCA) will expand from the mountains into the city by … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 15: Job Opportunity – Executive Director @...

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November 15, 2017 (Bozeman, Montana) – BSF seeks a qualified and motivated individual to fill the Executive Director position within a well established and growing community nonprofit organization. BSF’s location in Bozeman, Montana … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 14: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2017/18...

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November 14, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – We’re pleased to announce that our annual SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2017/18 Contest is launching soon and the grand prize is a fabulous Yoko package including YXR … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 14: U.S. Biathlon Roster Announced for Opening...

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November 14, 2017 (New Gloucester, Maine) – The U.S. Biathlon International Competition Committee met today and named Paul Schommer (Appleton, Wis.) to join Lowell Bailey (Lake Placid, N.Y.), Tim Burke (Paul Smiths, N.Y.), Leif Nordgren (Marine, Minn.) and Sean Doherty (Center Conway, N.H.) on … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 13: Russian Anti-Doping Agency non-Compliant ? Pressure...

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November 13, 2017 – According to ARD doping expert Hajo Seppelt, WADA will uphold the suspension of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency. The ruling could lead to the Russians being excluded from the Olympic … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 13: More XC Skiing in Calgary Courtesy...

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November 13, 2017 (Calgary, Alta.) – Foothills Nordic Ski Club has been given the green light to make snow at the Shaganappi Golf Course in Calgary’s southwest and thus provide even more cross-country … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 12: Russian Ilya Chernousov Denies Accusations of...

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November 12, 2017 – According to an Associated Press report, Russian cross-country skier, Ilya Chernousov, who won Olympic 50km bronze at Sochi 2014 behind teammates Alexander Legkov and Maxim Vylegzhanin, has denied he’s an … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 11: Muonio 5/10 km Classic and Bruksvallarna...

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November 11, 2017 (Muonio, Finland and Bruksvallarna, Sweden) – Day two of competitions in Muonio, Finland featured 5/10 km classic interval start events. Finland’s Krista Parmakoski won for the ladies while Russia’s Alexander Bolshunov … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 11: Norway’s Svendsen and Finland’s Hakola Win...

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November 11, 2017 (Muonio, Finland) – Norway’s Anna Svendsen and Ristomatti Hakola of Finland have won the 1.4 km classic sprint competitions in Muonio, Finland.  Both were also day’s top qualifiers.  Svendsen qualified … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 10: WADA Announces New Intelligence from Moscow...

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November 10, 2017 (Montreal, Que.) – Today, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) advised its Executive Committee and Foundation Board that, at the end of October, WADA’s independent Intelligence and Investigations (I&I) Department acquired … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 10: Bishop’s University to Open FIS-Certified Cross-country...

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November 10, 2017 (Sherbrooke, QC) – Bishop’s University is pleased to announce the construction of a new 3.3-km cross-country ski trail, designed in partnership with the Club de Ski de Fond du Mont … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 09: Maxim Vylegzhanin Headlines Four More Russian...

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November 09, 2017 – Three-time silver medalist, Maxim Vylegzhanin, headlines four more Russian cross-country skiers now banned by the International Olympic Committee from all future Olympics as a result of being found guilty … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 08: Haywood NorAm World Jr/U23 2018 Trials...

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November 08, 2017 (Quebec City, Qc.) – Haywood NorAm WJr/U23 Trials will be held January 5-9, 2018 at the newly upgraded settings in Centre de ski fond Mont-Saint-Anne PQ. The event will also … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 07: NBCSN to Air Live Winter Olympic...

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November 07, 2017 – NBCSN will air live primetime coverage of the Winter Olympics for the first time, nearly every night during the PyeongChang Winter Games in February. NBC Sports announced that NBCSN, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 06: Job Opportunity – Administrative Asst., Marketing...

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November 06, 2017 (Red Deer, AB) – The 2019 Canada Winter Games Red Deer Host Society is looking to fill the position of Administrative Assistant, Marketing & Revenue. In less than two years, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 05: Telemark Launches Norwegian Bid for 2026...

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November 05, 2017 – According to several news outlets including Inside the Games, local officials in Telemark, Norway have officially launched plans for the Norwegian county to bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 04: Sargent and Martin Win Invitational Roller...

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November 04, 2017 – Today was a great day for cross country skiing in New England — with two celebrations — one in New Hampshire for the Caldwell Family and another to push … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 03: Chelsea Holmes and Lenny Valjas WIN...

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November 03, 2017 (Canmore, Alta.) – Alaska’s Chelsea Holmes and Team Hardwood’s Lenny Valjas prevailed in bitter winter temperatures winning the Frozen Thunder 7.5/10km distance races as a rare November cold spell hit … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 03: Skinouk Roller Ski Cup a Success...

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November 03, 2017 (Gatineau, Que.) – A beautiful autumn day greeted 90 skiers to the first ever Skinouk Roller Ski Cup. It wasn’t without any challenges leading up to the day of the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 03: Top US XC Skiers to Compete...

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November 03, 2017 (Stowe, Vt) – The New England Nordic Ski Association (NENSA) and the Trapp Family Lodge have partnered to create a roller ski race for an elite field of cross-country skiers … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 02: Frozen Thunder Kings Court Heats –...

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November 02, 2017 (Canmore, AB) – Check out these additional photos from the Kings Court Heats at Frozen Thunder where Maya Macisaac-Jones and Len Valjas earned their first victories at the annual season … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 02: Job Opportunity – Part-time Assistant Nordic...

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November 02, 2017 (Craftsbury Common, VT) – The Craftsbury Nordic Ski Club, part of the Craftsbury Outdoor Center, is seeking part-time coaching help for its youth ski programs for the 2017-2018 season. This … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 01: Frozen Thunder Season Kick-Off – Macisaac-Jones...

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November 01, 2017 (Canmore, AB) – With 100 days to go to the Pyeongchang Olympics, the trails at the Canmore Nordic Centre were filled with skiers with Olympic aspirations, racing the sprint qualifier … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 01: IOC Sanctions Russian Athletes Legkov and...

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November 01, 2017 – Today, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has published the first conclusions from the Oswald Commission hearings, which are being conducted in the context of the Sochi 2014 forensic and … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 01: Join Us for the Annual Drive...

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November 01, 2017 – It’s that time again!  Every year the U.S. Nordic Skiing community comes together to support the National Nordic Foundation’s (NNF) largest fundraising efforts of the season. It is time … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 31: SkiErg World Sprints Start Soon –...

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October 31, 2017 – Skiers: How Fast Can You Do 1000 meters on the on the Concept2 SkiErg? Mark your calendars: The 9th Annual SkiErg World Sprints will be held November 9-12, 2017. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 30: Le Gruyère AOP becomes FIS Tour...

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October 30, 2017 – FIS together with Le Gruyère AOP and with FIS Marketing AG are pleased to announce that Le Gruyère AOP is increasing its presence at the FIS Tour de Ski … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 29: Job Opportunity – NNF Executive...

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October 29, 2017 – The National Nordic Foundation is seeking the position of Executive Director/Director of Operations. The National Nordic Foundation (NNF) is a non-profit organization that aids in the development of Nordic … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 28: Julbo Eyewear Renews Partnership with Cross...

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October 28, 2017 (Montreal, QC) – Performance driven Julbo eyewear is pleased to expand their support of Cross-Country Ski de fond Canada, adding specific support to grassroots programs and the coaching community, while … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 27: NENSA Kickoff Party and Elite Roller...

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October 27, 2017 (Stowe, Vermont) – Join the New England Nordic Ski Association and the National Nordic Foundation on Saturday Evening November 4th from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Ibex Room at … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 26: Preseason Discount Trail Passes Available for...

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October 26, 2017 – Prepaid trail passes are available until October 31 for the Yellowstone Ski Festival. Passes are valid from November 1-30 and can be purchased through the mail or online.
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