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Jan 21: CAAWS Announces Influential Women of 2015...

Chandra Crawford [P] Buff

January 21, 2016 (Ottawa, ON) – Following the “2015 Year of Sport in Canada” the CAAWS Most Influential Women List recipients are demonstrating their influence from coast to coast and from provincial to … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 21: WADA Update on RUSADA...

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January 21, 2016 (Montreal, QC) – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) would like to update stakeholders regarding the joint efforts being made to help the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) regain compliance with the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 20: Madshus Introduces US Ski Team Athlete...

Noah Hoffman

January 20, 2016 – Hailing from Aspen, CO, Noah Hoffman now trains in Park City, Utah. Named to the US Ski Team in 2008 as a junior skier, Hoffman has been working his … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 20: Great Glen Trails to Host Largest...

Largest kids' Nordic ski festival - New England Bill Koch League Festival [P] Great Glen Trails (2)

January 20, 2016 (Pinkham Notch, NH) – The largest kids’ Nordic ski festival in the United States, The New England Bill Koch League Festival, will be hosted by Great Glen Trails Outdoor center … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 19: USSA Introduces New Partnership With Buff...

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January 19, 2016 Santa Rosa, CA – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) is proud to announce its partnership with Buff, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of BUFF®, creators of versatile performance headwear … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 19: SkiTrax Fantasy FIS Tour de Ski...

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January 19, 2016 (Toronto, ON) – We are excited to present the winners and final standings of our 8th annual international SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Tour de Ski 2016 Contest after the famed Alpe Cermis … READ MORE → 1 comment

Jan 19: Under 23/Junior World Championship & Junior...

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January 19, 2016 – The following athletes are selected to Team Canada competing at the 2016 FIS Junior/U23 Nordic World Championship that are being held in Rasnov, Romania from Feb. 22–28. The team … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 19: Dabudyk and Gaillard Win 2016 La...

42 km hommes 1er Jean-Marc Gaillard  (FR), 2e Toni Livers (CH), 3e Ivan Perrillat-Boiteux (FR) (2)

January 19, 2016 (Autrans, France) – Snowfalls during the last days and nights enabled the organizing team to groom a 17 km lap in the French mountain village Autrans, the venue of La … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 18: Canada’s Development Squad Gains Valuable World...

Knute Johnsgaard (CAN) [P] Nordic Focus

January 18, 2016 (Planica, Slovenia) – The results may not be close to getting on the World Cup podium, but they are providing valuable feedback for coaches and officials that Canada’s next generation … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 17: Caldwell and Sargent Fifth in Team...

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January 17, 2016 (Planica, SLO) – Sophie Caldwell and Ida Sargent led the U.S. with a fifth-place finish in the World Cup 1.2k freestyle team sprints on Sunday. Sweden l with Stina Nilsson … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 17: Canada Solid 9th in IBU Women’s...

Rosanna Crawford (CAN) [P] Nordic Focus

January 17, 2016 (Ruhpolding, Germany) – The final event in Ruhpolding saw the Canadian women’s biathlon squad battle to 9th in the women’s 4x6km relay as the Ukraine claimed the gold in a … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 17: EISA Bates Carnival Day 2 –...

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January 17, 2016 (Waterville, ME) – Day two of the EISA Bates Carnival saw competitors battling falling snow and wind in a soft but fast freestyle 5/10k race at Quarry Road in Waterville, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 16: Pellegrino Roars to Victory in Men’s...

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January 16, 2016 (Planica, SLO) – The day belonged to Italy’s Federico Pellegrino as he kept his hot streak going to win his 4th consecutive free technique Sprint breaking his own record of three consecutive … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 16: USA’s Caldwell 13th as Nilsson Claims...

Sophie Caldwell (USA) [P] Nordic Focus

January 16, 2016 (Planica, SLO) – The USA’s Sophie Caldwell was the top North American finishing 13th in the 1.2km FR Sprints at the new World Cup venue in Planica, Slovenia. Sweden’s Stina … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 16: Canada’s Smith 15th and Crawford 19...

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January 16, 2016 (Ruhpolding, Germany) – Canada’s Nathan Smith crossed the line a solid 15th in the men’s 15km Mass Start with only one penalty in tough heavy snow conditions on the Ruhpolding … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 16: Sandau and Dupont Win 10/15km CL...

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January 16, 2016 (Thunder Bay, ON) – Haywood NorAm’s Race Day 2 got underway at Lappe with interval start, classic races. Temperatures were moderate, -10 deg. C., but about 10 centimetres of fresh … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 16: EISA Season Opener – Corey Stock...

Corey Stock (3) leads her quarterfinal heat up Hero Hill during the Bates Carnival. [P] Matthew Doyle

January 16, 2016 (Waterville, ME) – After being moved from Black Mountain of Maine due to a sudden lack of snow, the 2016 Eastern Intecollegiate Ski Association (EISA) season got off to an … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 15: Team USA Claims Strong 6th in...

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January 15, 2016 (Ruhpolding, Germany) – The U.S. Biathlon men’s relay squad of Lowell Bailey, Leif Nordgren, Tim Burke, and Sean Doherty claimed a strong sixth place finish with eight spare rounds in the 4×7.5-kilometer race at … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 15: Dario Cologna Sidelined For 3 Weeks...

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January 15, 2016 – Swiss xc ski star Dario Cologna strained his calf muscle during the 15km CL race in Val di Fiemme, Italy, Stage 7 of the FIS Tour de Ski reports … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 15: Dupont and Locke Win Buff Sprints...

Andrea Dupont [P] Victor Wiltmann

January 15, 2016 (Thunder Bay, ON) – The Haywood NorAm races at Lappe Nordic got underway on Jan 14, with skate sprints presented by Buff. The races also serve as selection races for … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 15: Canada’s Crawford 18th in IBU Women’s...

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January 14, 2016 (Ruhpolding, Germany) – Canada’s Rosanna Crawford returned to the IBU World Cup circuit with a solid 18th-place finish and two missed targets in the women’s 15km individual start race in Ruhpolding, Germany in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 14: USSA Announces 2016 U23 and Junior...

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January 14, 2016 (Park City, UT)  – After the 2016 U.S. Cross Country Ski Championships presented by L.L. Bean concluded on January 9th, 10 athletes were named to the FIS U23 World Ski … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 14: The First CXC Marathon Cup Race...

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January 14, 2016 – The inaugural CXC Marathon Cup race series will kick off Saturday, January 16 with the 42k Seeley Hills Classic race in Seeley, WI. Seeley Hills is the first of many highly … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 13: USA’s Bailey 14th and Canada’s Green...

Lowell Bailey shoots in the heavy snow during the Men's 20km Individual [P] U.S. Biathlon/Nordic Focus

January 13, 2016 (Ruhpolding, Germany) – American Lowell Bailey skied through the heavy snow to finish a strong 14th with one penalty in the men’s 20km race as the BMW IBU World Cup … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 13: NNF Pillar Projects – U18, WJC...

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January 13, 2016 – Among the most important projects funded by the NNF, the U18, World Junior and U23 Teams represent the respective pinnacle for events focused on skier development.
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Jan 13: Rikert Nordic Center Winter 2016 Update...

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January 13, 2016 (Ripton, VT) – Thanks to the dedication and resilience of the snowmaking crew Rikert Nordic has been able to offer skiing since early December.  No small feat as temperatures hit … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 13: Omni Hotels & Resorts Announces Acquisition...

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January 13, 2016 – Omni Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announced that it has acquired from CNL Lifestyle Properties, The Omni Mount Washington Resort, which is home to the Omni Mount Washington … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 13: The Way I See IT –...

[P] courtesy of Marty Hall

January 13, 2016 – Let’s Get Into the Swing of Things – Big pay dirt has been hit and let’s watch the excitement, as Sophie Caldwell and Jessie Diggins become the “Gold Dust Twins”! Sorry about the … READ MORE →5 comments

Jan 12: Three Nordic Skiers Nominated to 2016...

Ben Loomis (seen here jumping in the FIS Nordic Combined Continental Cup at the Utah Olympic Park in December 2015) is nominated to the U.S. Youth Olympic Team for nordic combined. [P]

January 12, 2016 (Park City, Utah) – Two ski jumpers and one nordic combined skier have been nominated by the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association to the 2016 U.S. Youth Olympic Team that … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 11: Salomon Debuts Their New Prolink Boot/Binding...

Ski test: Prolink boot and binding on left foot, SNS on the right [P] Katy Demong

January 11, 2016 (Salt Lake City, UT) – The ringing in of 2016 brings significant change in the Nordic world – namely a big step toward a universal boot and binding system. On … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 11: WADA’s Second Report on Drugs in...

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January 11, 2016 (Barcelona, Spain) – Another major sports doping scandal could burst open this month in Spain reports The Telegraph. This comes just as the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is set to … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 10: Canada’s Harvey 14th at Tour de...

Alex Harvey (CAN) [P] Nordic Focus

January 10, 2016 (Val di Fiemme, ITA) – Canada’s Alex Harvey took on the final 9km FR stage of the Tour de Ski up Alpe Cermis to finish 14th overall as Norway’s Martin … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 10: USA’s Diggins Claims 10th Overall at...

Norway's Heidi Weng (l) and Jessica Diggins (USA) [P] Nordic Focus

January 10, 2016 (Val di Fiemme, ITA) – Jessie Diggins led Team USA with a top 10 finish overall with teammates Sadie Bjornsen and Liz Stephen in 14th and 19th respectively as Norway’s … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 10: Dunklee Scores Career-best 6th @ IBU Ruhpolding...

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January 10, 2016 (Ruhpolding, GER) – American Susan Dunklee skied to a career-best sixth place in the women’s 12.5km mass start at the BMW IBU World Cup 4 in Ruhpolding, Germany on Sunday … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 10: Packer and Miller Claim Inaugural Titles...

Reese Hanneman (left), Eric Packer, Tyler Kornfield stand on the podium following the classic sprint at the U.S. Cross Country Ski Championships presented by L.L. Bean [P] CXC/Mary Kozloski

January 09, 2016 (Houghton, Michigan) – On the final day of the U.S. Cross Country Ski Championships presented by L.L. Bean, Eric Packer from APU Nordic Ski Center and Kaitlynn Miller from Craftsbury Racing Project … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 09: Canada’s Harvey Stellar 7th as Sundby...

Alex Harvey (CAN) [P] Nordic Focus

January 09, 2016 (Val di Fiemme, ITA) – Canada’s Alex Harvey battled to a strong 7th place finish on Saturday in the men’s 15km CL at Val di Fiemme, Italy, the second last … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 09: Bjornsen Strong 9th in Women’s 10km...

Sadie Bjornsen (USA) [P] Nordic Focus

January 09, 2016 (Val di Fiemme, ITA) – Sadie Bjornsen led the U.S. team to a top-10 finish in stage seven of the Tour de Ski Saturday placing ninth in the women’s 10km … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 09: Canada’s Smith 6th and USA’s Dunklee...

IBU world cup biathlon, sprint men, Ruhpolding replacing Oberhof (GER)

January 09, 2016 (Ruhpolding, GER) – Canada’s Nathan Smith claimed a stellar 6th in the men’s 12.5km Pursuit race in Ruhpolding with one missed shot as Austria’s Simon Eder took the win also … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 09: SkiTrax Fantasy FIS Tour de Ski...

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January 09, 2016 (Oberstdorf, Germany) – Here are the standings after stage #6 of the FIS 2016 Tour de Ski in Toblach, Italy that saw the USA’s Jessie Diggins win her first World … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 08: Diggins Continues USA’s Hot Streak with...

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January 08, 2016 (Toblach, Italy) – The USA’s Jessie Diggins (USA) took the team’s momentum and turned today into GOLD as she stormed to victory in the women’s 5km FR race in Toblach, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 08: USA’s Hoffman 19th as Krogh Wins...

FIS world cup cross-country, tour de ski, mass men, Oberstdorf (GER)

January 08, 2016 (Toblach, Italy) – The USA’s Noah Hoffman (USA) earned the top North American result and a top-20 performance, placing 19th in the men’s 10km FR in stage six of the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 08: USA’s Dunklee 11th, Canada’s Smith 15th...

Susan Dunklee (USA) [P] Nordic Focus

January 08, 2016 (Ruhpolding, Germany) – American Susan Dunklee was just out of the top 10 placing 11th with one penalty in the women’s 7.5km Sprint today in Ruhpolding as Franziska Hildebrand (GER) … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 08: SkiTrax Fantasy FIS Tour de Ski...

1st Prize - Yoko Package

January 08, 2016 (Oberstdorf, Germany) – Here are the standings after stage #5 of the FIS 2016 Tour de Ski in Obertsdorf, Germany that saw Canada’s Alex Harvey hang onto a top 10 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 08: The Way I See It –...

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January 08, 2016 – Sophie Caldwell – YES!!!- Beautiful effort, it looked so measured, like you were totally in control, but only you know. The way you slid from location to location and … READ MORE →2 comments

Jan 08: Elliott Back on Top in Men’s...

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January 7, 2016 (Houghton, Michigan) – Former Birkie winner, Tad Elliott of the Vail Ski and Snowboard Club, attacked with five kilometers to go to take the win at the finish of the 2016 US … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 07: Patterson Wins 20K FR her Second...

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January 07, 2016   (Houghton, Michigan) – For the third race in a row Caitlin Patterson of the Craftsbury Green Racing Project laded herself on the podium at the 2016 US Nationals in Houghton, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 07: Qaniq Challenge in Alaska Offers Prize...

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January 07, 2016 – When you think about the biggest ski races in North America, you might think of the American Birkebeiner, the Gatineau Loppet, the Boulder Mountain Tour and…now the Qaniq Challenge. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 07: Turin 2006 Olympic Samples...

Dying to win... [P] Pasquale Stalteri

January 07, 2016 – The IOC announced yesterday that it has retested almost 500 samples from the 2006 Turin Winter Olympic Games, using updated testing in order to potentially detect cheaters who slipped … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 07: SkiTrax Fantasy FIS Tour de Ski...

1st Prize - Yoko Package

January 07, 2016 (Obertsorf, Germany) – We are pleased to announce the standings after stage #4 of the FIS 2016 Tour de Ski in Obertsdorf, Germany that saw the USA’s Sophie Caldwell (USA) … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 06: Interview with Sophie Caldwell on her...

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January 06, 2016 – We caught up with the USA’s Sophie Caldwell after her massive win yesterday in the Tour de Ski 1.2km CL sprint in Obertsdorf, Germany – her first-ever World Cup … READ MORE → 0 comments