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Jan 16: World Snow Day to Celebrate All...

World Snow Day [P]FIS

January 16, 2015 – On 18th January 2015, the 4th edition of World Snow Day will take place. The event is set to exceed previous numbers with 645 Events in 45 countries staging … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 15: Norway Wins Men’s 4×7.5km Relay at...

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January 15, 2015 (Ruhpolding, Germany) – Team Norway won the men’s 4×7.5 km Relay on Day 2 of the BMW IBU World Cup Biathlon in Ruhpolding, Germany, while Canada finished ninth, followed by … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 15: Team USA Ski Jumping and Nordic...

Lindsey Van [P] WSJUSA

January 15, 2015 (Park City, UT) – The National Teams for Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined have determined which athletes will compete in the World Junior Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan early next month.
Men’s … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 15: Jackson XC Announces Significant Land Preservation...

[P]Jackson XC

January 15, 2015 (Jackson, NH) – The Jackson Ski Touring Foundation is proud to announce that, through a partnership with the Upper Saco Valley Land Trust and two local donors, 62 acres in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 14: Czech Republic Claims Women’s IBU World...

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January 14, 2015 (Ruhpolding, Germany) – The Czech Republic was unstoppable topping the women’s 4x6km relay podium again this time in Ruhpolding despite slow, snowy conditions using only 9 spare rounds. Belarus took home the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 14: Behind the Gold Endurance is a...

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January 14, 2015 – It’s fall in Park City. Liz Stephen pulls the laces tight on her running shoes at the USSA Center of Excellence, heading out onto the mountain trails for a … READ MORE → 1 comment

Jan 14: IBU Releases Names Following Positive Doping...

IBU world cup biathlon, sprint men, Kontiolahti (FIN)

January 14, 2015 (Salzburg, Austria) – The Austrian-based International Biathlon Union (IBU) has announced it will release the names of athletes whose samples tested positive for banned substances. In November, the IBU claimed … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 14: 2015 Ontario Coaches Conference – Feb...

[P]Coaches Association of Ontario

January 14, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – The Coaches Association of Ontario’s annual Coaches Conference, Feb. 20-22, 2015, is coming soon to Richmond Hill, and registration is now open. The conference is a great … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 13: Inside the Fence – Tour de...

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January 13, 2015 – Check out this great Inside the Fence video from the final days of the Tour de Ski featuring superb footage and cameo appearances by Canada’s Ivan Babikov, US women’s … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 13: Chandra Crawford to Speak at the...

Chandra Crawford [P] Buff

January 13, 2015 (Victoria, BC) – Canadian Sport for Life (CS4L) is excited to announce that Chandra Crawford, gold medallist at the 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Turin, will speak at the 2015 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 13: CAAWS Releases Annual Most Influential Women...

Beckie Scott [P] skitrax.com

January 13, 2015 – The Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS) today released its annual Most Influential Women List featuring remarkable individuals who are senior leaders … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 13: Women’s XC Ski Day at Rikert...

Cross-country skiers heading out to join the fun [P]Matt Trueheart.

January 13, 2015 (Ripton, VT) – New England Women’s XC Ski Day is January 25 at Rikert Nordic Center. The New England Nordic Ski Association sponsored day is the biggest event of its … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 12: SkiTrax Fantasy FIS Tour de Ski...

Madshus 2015 Group.3

January 12, 2015 (Toronto, ON) - We are excited to present the standings in our 7th annual international SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Tour de Ski 2014/15 Contest after round six in Val di Fiemme, Italy. Team … READ MORE → 1 comment

Jan 12: Nishikawa, Sandau, Stewart-Jones, Izquierdo – Bernier...

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January 12, 2015 (Duntroon, ON) – The final competitions for the Haywood NorAm Junior/U23 Worlds Trials at Highlands Nordic concluded on Sunday with the 10/15km and 5/10 individual skate races for senior and … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 11: Interview with Liz Stephen on her...

Liz Stephen celebrates with Team USA staff [P]

January 11, 2015 (Val di Fiemme, ITA) – We caught up with Liz Stephen from East Montpelier, Vermont, who made history on Sunday claiming 5th overall at the Tour de Ski, the best-ever … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 11: Bjoergen Finally Claims Tour de Ski...

FIS world cup cross-country, tour de ski, final climb women, Val di Fiemme (ITA)

January 11, 2015 (Val di Fiemme, ITA) – The day belonged to Norway’s Marit Bjoergen who finally claimed the Tour de Ski women’s title with her victory on the final stage up the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 11: Sundby Triumphs for Second Consecutive Tour...

FIS world cup cross-country, tour de ski, final climb men, Val di Fiemme (ITA)

January 11, 2015 (Val di Fiemme, ITA) – Norway’s Martin Johnsrud Sundby was in a class of his own as he defended his Tour de Ski title on the final 9km FR Pursuit … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 11: Fourcade Dominates Men’s 15km Mass Start...

IBU world cup biathlon, mass men, Oberhof (GER)

January 11, 2015 (Oberhof, GER) – Martin Fourcade (France) was untouchable today shooting clean in the men’s 15km Mass Start race in Oberhof while Russia’s Anton Shipulin was second with four misses at … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 11: Domracheva Prevails at Women’s 12.5km Mass...

IBU world cup biathlon, mass women, Oberhof (GER)

January 11, 2015 (Oberhof, GER) – Darya Domracheva (Belarus) rebounded to take the women’s 12.5km Mass Start victory with strong skiing despite four penalties. The Czech Republic’s Veronika Vitkova claimed second with two penalties … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 11: Brennan, Blackhorse-von Jess, Gorman & Blanchet...

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January 11, 2015 (Houghton, Michigan) – APU’s Rosie Brennan scored a remarkable hat-trick winning the women’s 1.5km FR Sprint on Saturday taking home her third national title at the 2015 U.S. Cross Country … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 11: Cockney, Jones, Macisaac-Jones and Smith Take...

Junior women's podium [P] Jenn Jackson

January 10, 2014 (Duntroon, ON) – On Saturday, the sprinters took to the trails at Highlands Nordic to compete in 1.5/1.8km classic events. The longer courses and slow conditions made breaking away difficult, which kept … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 10: Stephen Storms to Career-best 5th in...

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January 10, 2015 (Val di Fiemme, ITA) – The USA’s Liz Stephen skied to a stellar fifth place in the women’s 10km CL mass start, the penultimate stage of the Tour de Ski, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 10: Head Coach Chris Grover on Team...

US Coach Chris Grover [P] USSA

January 10, 2015 – Following Stage 5 at the Tour de Ski top US sprinter Kikkan Randall announced she was leaving the Tour to recover from a lackluster start to the season and … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 10: Tscharnke Pips Poltoranin in Men’s 15km...

Tscharnke pips Poltoranin [P]

January 10, 2015 (Val di Fiemme, ITA) – Germany’s Tim Tscharnke claimed an exciting victory by 1/2 boot length in a photo-finish over Kazakhstan’s Alexey Poltoranin in men’s 15km CL at the Tour’s … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 10: Fourcade Back on Top at Oberhof...

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January 10, 2015 (Oberhof, GER) – In tough windy conditions World Cup leader Martin Fourcade (FRA) edged out Norway’s Ole Einar Bjoerndalen by a 4.4-second margin to win the IBU men’s 10km Sprint in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 10: U.S. Paralympics Names Team for IPC...

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January 10, 2015 – U.S. Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee, today announced its roster of nine U.S. athletes who will represent Team USA at the International Paralympic Committee Nordic … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 09: Vitkova Takes Career-first Victory in Women’s...

IBU world cup biathlon, pursuit women, Pokljuka (SLO)

January 09, 2015 (Oberhof, Germany) – Wind and rain made for icy and challenging conditions for the women’s 7.5km Sprint won by Veronica Vitkova (Czech Republic) who scored a career-first individual World Cup victory … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 09: Team USA’s Nick Fairall Crashes at...

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January 09, 2015 (Bischofshofen, Austria) – Team USA’s Nick Fairall suffered a serious crash in the qualifications for the Ski Jumping World Cup Four Hills Tournament in Bischofshofen, Austria on January 5. According to … READ MORE → 0 comments

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

Madshus 2015 Group.3

January 09, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – We are excited to present the standings of our 7th annual international SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Tour de Ski 2014/15 Contest after round five in Cortina-Toblach, Italy. Team USA’s … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 09: USA’s Stephen 14th in TdS 15km...

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January 09, 2015 (Toblach, Italy) – The Norwegian women’s squad continued to dominate at the 2015 Tour de Ski, sweeping the top three positions of the Stage 5 15km FR Pursuit in Toblach, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 09: Job Opportunity – Cross Country BC...

[P]Cross Country BC

January 09, 2015 (Vernon, BC) – Cross Country BC (CCBC), the provincial governing body for the sport of cross-country skiing, is seeking a Vernon based Executive Director to lead the organization to the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 08: Kris Freeman and Rosie Brennan Take...

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January 08, 2015 (Houghton, Michigan) – Kris Freeman (Freebird) stamped his authority on the men’s 30km CL race outpacing all challengers for the victory on Day three of the 2015 U.S. Cross Country … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 08: Killick, Nishikawa, Dumas and Comeau Claim...

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January 08, 2015 (Duntroon, ON) – Faced with extreme wind and blowing snow, athletes had to compete against the elements as well as each other in the2o/30km Skiathlon races at the NorAm World … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 08: Canada’s Harvey 6th as Northug Wins...

FIS world cup cross-country, tour de ski, pursuit men, Cortina-Toblach (ITA)

January 08, 2015 (Toblach, Italy) – Canada’s Alex Harvey finished a strong 6th as Petter Northug Jr. (NOR) won his second stage of the 2015 Tour de Ski in Toblach, Italy today, taking … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 08: Vote for Walk to Tuk with...

January 08, 2015 – Sharon Firth is involved in a program to support active living that produced Walk to Tuk, one of six finalists in a contest, and the winner receives up to $1 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 08: Russia Wins Men’s Relay at IBU...

IBU world cup biathlon, relay men, Oberhof (GER)

January 08, 2015 (Oberhof, Germany) – Russia took the 4×7.5km men’s relay at the IBU Biathlon World Cup in Oberhof, Germany today with one penalty and twelve spare rounds as Anton Shipulin (RUS) … READ MORE → 0 comments

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

1st Prize – Madshus package

January 08, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – We are excited to present the standings of our 7th annual international SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Tour de Ski 2014/15 Contest after round four in Toblach, Italy. Team USA’s … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 08: Bjornsen Strong 8th in 5km CL...

FIS world cup cross-country, tour de ski, pursuit women, Oberstdorf (GER)

January 7, 2014 (Toblach, Italy) – American Sadie Bjornsen continues her stellar rise through the ranks, claiming a strong 8th place finish in the women’s 5km CL won by the seemingly unbeatable Marit Bjoergen (NOR) … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 08: Poltoranin Wins Tour de Ski 10km...

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January 7, 2014 (Toblach, Italy) – Kazakhstan’s Alexey Poltoranin gambled and won choosing to go without wax on skate skis and skied to victory in the men’s 10km CL in Toblach, Italy, stage 4 of the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 07: Czech Republic Triumphs in IBU Women’s...

Czech team...[P] Nordic Focus

January 07, 2015 (Oberhof, GER) – Amidst characteristic fog and soft snow in Oberhof, Germany, the Czech Republic squad prevailed to take the women’s 4×6 km Relay using 7 spare rounds as France … READ MORE → 0 comments

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

Madshus 2015 Group.3

January 07, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – We are pleased to announce the standings of our 7th annual international SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Tour de Ski 2014/15 Contest after the third round in Val Mustair, Switzerland. Team … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 07: New Canadian Sport and Funding Partnership...

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January 07, 2015 (Vancouver, BC) – The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) and the Canadian Sport Institute Network (CSIN) announced on Wednesday a substantial partnership and high performance sport … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 06: APU’s Brennan and Rorabaugh 1-2 in...

Women's podium [P] Andrew Gardner

January 06, 2015 (Houghton, Michigan) – Snowy conditions and +5 degree temps saw Rosie Brennan and Becca Rorabaugh give APU Nordic Ski Center a 1-2 top podium finish in the women’s A-Final Classic … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 06: USA’s Hamilton Strong 8th in TdS...

(l-r) Roman Furger (SUI), Petter Northug (NOR), Len Valjas (CAN), Simeon Hamilton (USA), Ilia Chernousov (RUS) [P] Nordic Focus

January 06, 2015 (Val Mustair, Switzerland) – Simi Hamilton scored a strong 8th as Italy’s Federico Pellegrino delivered a knockout punch besting Norway’s Petter Northug and Martin Johnsrud Sundby at the line in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 06: Caldwell Solid 7th as Bjoergen Takes...

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January 06, 2015 (Val Müstair, Switzerland) – The USA’s Sophie Caldwell logged a strong 7th as Marit Bjoergen (NOR) secured another victory today in the women’s 1.4km FR Sprint in Val Müstair, Switzerland … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 06: U.S. Paralympics Nordic Skiing Nationals and...

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January 06, 2015 (Midway, UT) – Today Soldier Hollow Resort again played host to the U.S. Paralympics Nordic Skiing Nationals & NorAm, this time a Short Distance Cross Country competition. The event was … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 06: Cable 2015 Reveals Lumberjack Mascot “Tim...

Cable 2015's mascot will be a lumberjack called Tim Burr, in a nod towards the area's history in the timber industry. [P]Cable 2015

January 06, 2015 (Cable, WI) – The organisers of the 2015 IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships, taking place in Cable, Wisconsin, USA, from 23 January – 1 February, have unveiled the mascot of … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 05: SkiTrax Fantasy FIS Tour de Ski...

Madshus 2015 Group.3

January 05, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – With over 400 teams entered from around the world we are pleased to announce the standings of our 7th annual international SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Tour de Ski 2014/15 … READ MORE →2 comments

Jan 05: U.S. Paralympics Nordic Skiing Nationals and...

Dan Cnossen Para.3

January 05, 2015 (Soldier Hollow, Utah) – On Sunday, Soldier Hollow Resort played host to the U.S. Paralympics Nordic Skiing Nationals & NorAm cross-country Sprint competition on Day 2 in terrific conditions on … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 05: A Guide to Trips at Stake...

[P] courtesy of NNF

January 05, 2015 – Every year, the U.S. Cross Country Skiing Championships, often called “Nationals” plays host to the skiers not racing in Europe, skiers making a jump to the next step, beyond … READ MORE → 0 comments