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Jun 08: CCC Announces Coaches for the FISU...

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June 08, 2016 – Cross Country Canada is pleased to announce the coaches selected for the FISU 2017 Universiade taking place in Almaty, Kazakhstan from January 29 to February 8, 2017. Team leader … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 07: Big Thunder 2016 High Performance Summer...

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June 07, 2016 (Thunder Bay, ON) – The Big Thunder Nordic High Performance training camp will take place between July 13-17 2016. This camp is intended for athletes age 13 and older. Camp … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 06: Backcountry XC Skiing in Alaska with...

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June 06, 2016 (Alaska) – Check out this great backcountry skiing video by US skier, Eric Packer, with APU who won his first national title on the final day of the 2016 U.S. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 05: Canadian Olympic Committee President Tricia Smith...

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June 05, 2016 – The IOC Executive Council announced that Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) President Tricia Smith has been nominated to serve as a member of the IOC. If elected, she will serve … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 04: Job Opportunity – Director of Sports...

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June 04, 2016 – The Director of Sports Education is responsible for the development and implementation of a comprehensive education and certification system designed to ensure USSA member clubs and coaches in all … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 04: 2017 Winter Universiade – Canadian Rankings...

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June 03, 2016 – The 28th Winter Universiade is taking place in Almaty, Kazakhstan from January 29 to February 8, 2017. Selected athletes for these World University Games (WUG) will be contacted by email. If … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 03: APU Hosts Masters Camp – July...

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June 02, 2016 (Alaska) – This summer APU is hosting a masters on-snow ski camp at the Thomas Training Center on Eagle Glacier. Come experience glacier training, just as APU’s Elite team and Olympians Kikkan … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 01: 16th FIS Leaders‘ Seminar to be...

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June 01, 2016 – Serving as an excellent opportunity to learn and share, the annual FIS Leaders’ Seminar for the FIS developing ski nations will be held during the 50th FIS Congress week … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 01: Job Opportunity – Coaching Opportunity @...

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May 31, 2016 (Guelph, ON) – The University of Guelph is seeking a qualified coach for it’s Varsity Nordic Ski Team for approximately 6 months from Sept-Feb. Duties include developing training programs, running fall and … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 31: First AWAD Comp-Dev Course for Para-Nordic...

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May 30, 2016 (Canmore, AB) – Canada’s first group of Comp-Dev trained para-Nordic ski coaches completed their training at the Bill Warren Training Centre in Canmore, AB May 14-15. Coaches from Ontario, Alberta and British … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 30: Job Opportunity – Summer Program Coordinator...

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May 29, 2016 (Toronto, ON) – ParaSport Ontario is seeking a highly motivated individual to assist the ParaSport Ontario staff with a number of activities during the summer months.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 28: Russian Rio Ban Doubtful but Will...

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May 28, 2016 – Despite mounting evidence and allegations of doping it seems unlikely that world sporting authorities will prevent Russian athletes from competing at the Rio 2016 Games says Alan Abrahamson in … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 27: Q&A with FIS President Gian Franco...

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May 27, 2016 – Two weeks before the upcoming 50th edition of the FIS Congress in Cancun, Mexico, FIS Newsflash took the opportunity to sit down with FIS President Gian Franco Kasper and … READ MORE → 1 comment

May 26: CCC High Performance Coaching Seminar a...

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May 26, 2016 (Canmore, AB) – Cross Country Canada’s High Performance Coaching Seminar occurred from May 6-8 and was a resounding success. The seminar represented the largest gathering of high performance coaches from … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 26: New Yorker Rides Across USA on...

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May 25, 2016 (Santa Monica, CA) – We know lots of Nordic skiers ride bikes but never like this. Jeffrey Tenenhaus, formerly of New York City, rode a Citi Bike Motivate bike (formerly Bixi) across … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 24: Italy Announces 2016/17 Cross-Country Ski...

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May 24, 2016 – The Italian Winter Sports Federation has announced the 2016/2017 Italian National Cross Country Ski Team. The team will be broken up into World Cup, A and B/U25 teams, with … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 23: Athletes, Coaches and Leaders Receive Annual...

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May 23, 2016 (Park City, UTAH) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) recently recognized accomplished athletes, coaches and leaders at the annual Chairman’s Awards Dinner during the USSA Congress. The awards … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 22: NANANordic Continues to Evolve in Rural...

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May 22, 2016 (Barrow, Alaska) – Earlier this April in Barrow, Alaska, one of the most Northern inhabited towns in the world, two Olympic Nordic skiers sat in a school gym watching the … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 22: Job Opportunity – Strength & Conditioning...

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May 21, 2016 (Victoria, BC) – We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and committed individual to join our team as a Strength & Conditioning Intern. The intern will join our world class Strength and Conditioning … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 20: 2016 Cross Country Canada Annual General...

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May 20, 2016 (Canmore, AB) – The 2016 CCC Annual General Meeting will be hosted by Cross-Country Ski de fond Canada in Canmore, AB from June 16-18, 2016, at the Ramada Inn, 1402 … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 19: SnowSports Industries America to Uphold January...

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May 19, 2016 (Nashville, TN) – SnowSports Industries America (SIA) announces today the change of its recently announced plan to shift the SIA Snow Show and On-Snow Demo dates in late 2017. After … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 18: Annual Female Athlete & Coach Survey...

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May 18, 2016 – The Cross Country Canada Women’s Committee is asking female athletes & coaches to complete our annual survey. We use the responses to this survey to plan our initiatives so … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 17: Jessie Diggins Partners with Swix Sport...

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May 17, 2016 (Haverhill, MA) – Swix Sport USA Inc. is pleased to welcome 2016 World Cup Champion Jessie Diggins as a Swix sponsored athlete. A steadfast competitor, Diggins has rocketed up the … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 16: Job Opportunity – Project Assistant, Summer...

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May 16, 2016 – The 2019 Canada Winter Games Red Deer Host Society is looking to fill the summer intern position of Project Assistant. In less than three years, thousands of our country’s … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 15: Job Opportunity – Athlete and Coach...

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May 15, 2016 (Canmore, AB) – Biathlon Canada, the national governing body for the Olympic winter sport of biathlon, is seeking to fill the position of Athlete and Coach Development Manager. A national … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 14: Alysson Marshall Crowned Female Athlete of...

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May 14, 2016 (Thunder Bay, ON) –  Former Canadian National XC Ski Team member, Alysson Marshall, is still turning heads as she was recently named Female Athlete of the Year at Lakehead University … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 13: Job Opportunity – Middlebury College Assistant...

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May 13, 2016 – The Middlebury College ski team is seeking applicants for the position of assistant coach men’s and women’s nordic team. To see the full job description and to apply online, … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 13: Norwegian Star Eldar Roenning to...

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May 13, 2016 – Norwegian cross-country ski star Eldar Roenning has announced his retirement in the Norwegian press. The 33-year-old cites health reasons for hanging up his skis mentioning a 2015 diagnosis of … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 12: Russia Accused of State-Sponsored Doping at...

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May 12, 2016 – More details are beginning to emerge about alleged Russian doping at the the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi reports the New York Times. It is now alleged that the … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 11: Alcoa Awards $70,000 to 19 Student...

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May 11, 2016 (Deschambault-Grondines, Que.) – The Alcoa Deschambault aluminum refinery, Mr. Jean-François Cyr, Vice-President of Operations: Canada and Iceland, Alcoa Group Primary Products, has announced the names of 19 student-athletes who have … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 10: Fuelling Women Champions – Report Shows...

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May 10, 2016 (Ottawa, Ontario) – Canada may be a sport-loving nation, but when it comes to access to sport for Canadian women, it has a long way to go for the win. … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 09: Job Opportunity – General Manager, Caledonia...

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May 09, 2016 – The Caledonia Nordic Ski Club operates the Otway Nordic Ski Centre, located minutes west of Prince George, BC.  The club has 55 km of groomed trails, night skiing (10km … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 08: Happy Mother’s Day – Who Makes...

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May 08, 2016 (Alaska) – We caught up with US XC Ski Team star, Kikkan Randall, on Mother’s Day as she recently became a mom for the first time when she and husband … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 08: Russian Dopers Who Won Gold at...

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May 08, 2016 – A Russian whistleblower has told 60 Minutes about four Russian gold medallists who were taking steroids at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics reports CBS. More details will be revealed … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 08: CCSAA Concludes Successful 2016 Annual Conference...

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May 08, 2016 (Woodstock, Vermont) – The Cross Country Ski Areas Association (CCSAA) concluded a successful 2016 Annual Conference hosted by Snow Mountain Ranch, CO, with emphasis on grooming technique and hospitality. New … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 07: U.S. Biathlon Team Seeks Coaching...

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May 07, 2016 – The U.S. Biathlon Team Coaching Internship is ideal for nordic skiers and biathletes considering becoming a coach. The intern will work with the U.S. Biathlon National Team athletes on … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 06: Alex Harvey Among 57 Finalists for...

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May 06, 2016 (Montreal, QC) – Quebec Sports unveiled the identity of the 57 finalists from the 263 nominations submitted by sports federations. These finalists reach the final round of the 43rd Gala Sports … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 05: Coaching Association of Canada – Nominations...

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May 05, 2016 – The CAC is pleased to honour outstanding coaches who have made significant contributions to coaching and coaching development over the years. The Geoff Gowan Award recognizes lifetime contribution to … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 05: CCO Annual Coaching Seminar June 4-5...

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May 05, 2016 (Ottawa, ON) – Don’t miss Cross Country Ontario’s annual Coaching Seminar from June 4-5 in Ottawa – the schedule (with some updates to come) is available via the link below. … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 05: U.S. Biathlon Announces Five Volunteer Regional...

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May 05, 2016 (New Gloucester, Maine) – U.S. Biathlon is happy to announce the naming of five volunteer Regional Coordinators, one from each of U.S. Biathlon’s five regions: Alaska, West (CA, OR, WA), Rocky … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 04: Bring Children to the Snow –...

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May 04, 2016 – Now in its eighth year of operation, Bring Children to the Snow has grown at a rapid pace. Its two programmes SnowKidz and World Snow Day have gained a … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 04: CCES Releases Guide to Creating Inclusive...

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May 04, 2016 (Ottawa, Ontario) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) released today a document entitled, “Creating Inclusive Environments for Trans Participants in Canadian Sport – Guidance for Sport Organizations,” … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 03: Cross Country Ski de Fond Canada...

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May 03, 2016 – Focused on winning medals at all levels, Cross Country Ski de Fond Canada named its 2016-17 National Ski Team loaded with promise for 2018 & 2022 Olympics and Paralympics … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 03: Peter Graves Selected Interim Director of...

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May 03, 2016 – Long time Nordic figure Peter Graves has been named Interim Director of NENSA following this past weekend’s Board of Director’s meeting in Hanover, NH.  A native of Bennington, VT, … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 03: U.S. Cross Country Ski Team 2016-17...

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May 03, 2016 – The U.S. Cross Country Ski Team has announced its nominations for the 2016-17 season. Nominations include those active athletes who qualified based on published selection criteria in the prior … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 03: Talking with the Gravy Train –...

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May 03, 2016 (Canmore, AB) – In this edition of Talking with the Gravey Train, our host Peter Graves has an interesting conversation with Pierre LaFontaine, the new CEO of Cross-Country Canada. La … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 03: Felicia Gesior and Oscar Friedman Join CXC...

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May 03, 2016 – Central Cross Country Skiing is proud to announce, Felicia Gesior and Oscar Friedman will be joining the CXC Team for the 2016-2017 season. Felicia and Oscar look to build upon the … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 02: Elan Terminates Ski Jumping Program and...

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May 02, 2016 – In 2015, Elan Group increased its revenues to €71.3 million, while the Group’s audited net profit amounted to €3.8 million. Business results in the first quarter of 2016 are … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 01: 2016 Nominations for Cross Country Canada...

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May 01, 2016 – The following Cross Country Canada awards will be announced at the Annual General Meeting to be held in Canmore, AB,  June 16-19, 2016. Please see nomination form below for … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 30: FIS XC Ski Survey – What...

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April 30, 2016 – FIS Cross-Country would like to learn from its fans and followers, athletes, teams and the media what they like about the FIS Cross-Country World Cup in its current format … READ MORE → 0 comments