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Jul 12: Job Opportunity – Caledonia Nordic Biathlon...

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July 12, 2016 – Caledonia Nordic Ski Club (“CNSC”) is an organization of over 1,400 members in Prince George, British Columbia and has a large enrolment in skier development programs.  Club athletes compete … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 11: Nakkertok Makes Kraft Heinz Project Play...

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July 11, 2016 (Nakkertok, ON) – Nakkertok is a finalist is the Kraft Heinz Project Play! We submitted a nomination to use the funding to both upgrade our trails for summer use and … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 10: Job Opportunities @ Canadian Interuniversity...

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July 10, 2016 (Richmond Hill, Ontario) – Check out the various openings at the Canadian Interuniversity Sport, the national governing body of university sport in Canada. Every year, over 12,000 student-athletes and 700 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 09: Job Opportunity – Manager, Sport and...

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July 09, 2016 (Whistler, BC) – Whistler Sport Legacies is seeking a Manager, Sport and Programming who is responsible for managing the delivery of Whistler Sport Legacies (WSL) programs at Whistler Olympic Park … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 08: Pedal’s 2016 Tour de France Contest...

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July 08, 2016 (Toronto, ON) – With over $5,000 in prizes up for grabs in our annual TdF Contest you could be eligible to take home this year’s Grand Prize, a sweet Felt … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 07: Nordic Ski Legend Sven Wiik Passes...

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July 07, 2016 (Steamboat Springs, CO) – Sven Wiik, a long-time skiing legend, passed away July 5 in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, he was 95. Wiik devoted his life to cross-country skiing and … READ MORE → 1 comment

Jul 06: CCSAA First Summer Summit saw Strong...

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July 06, 2016 (Woodstock, VT) – The first Cross Country Ski Areas Association (CCSAA) Summer Summit occurred recently in Woodstock, VT with 21 ski areas representatives listening to six presentations and participating in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 05: Australian Cross-Country Ski Report – Season...

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July 05, 2016 (Australia) – The 2016 cross country ski completion season is well underway in Australia, with events held last weekend at both Perisher Valley in New South Wales and at Falls … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 04: New Nordic Development Centre Makes Whistler...

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July 04, 2016 (Whistler, BC) – The Olympic Champions 2022 in the Nordic ski disciplines might be originating in the Sea to Sky region, as Whistler Sport Legacies is inviting young athletes to … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 04: Happy Fourth of July… Happy Birthday...

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July 04, 2016 – Happy Fourth of July on this special day commemorating the historic Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776 as the USA celebrates its 240th birthday… and may set a record … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 03: Dahria Beatty’s Spring Update – Sand,...

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July 03, 2016 – Check in with Canadian national XC Ski member Dahria Beatty who’s latest blog talks about Sand, Snow and Northern Adventures. Beatty took home her first national title in the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 02: CCC Competition-Development (L2C) Dryland Workshop for...

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July 02, 2016 – Cross Country Canada is offering a ompetition-Development (L2C) Dryland Workshop for coaches from Sept. 8-11 at the University of Ottawa. An On Snow Comp-Dev. workshop will follow at a later … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 01: Team Canada’s FISU World University Games...

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July 01, 2016 – Congratulations to the skiers who will be representing Canada at the World University Games in Almaty, Kazakhstan in January/February 2017. These skiers are full time university students who qualified … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jul 01: Happy Canada...

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July 01, 2016 – Happy Canada Day…wishing everyone the very best on this special day of recognition for one of the best places on the planet to xc ski, ride your bike, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 30: Job Opportunity – Manager, Financial Services...

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June 30, 2016 (Red Deer, AB) – The 2019 Canada Winter Games Host Society is looking to fill the contract position of Manager, Financial Services.
In less than three years, thousands of our country’s … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 29: CCC Announces its 2016 Board of...

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June 29, 2016 (Canmore, AB) – The affairs of CCC are governed by an elected Board of Directors, composed of the Chair, six Directors at Large, a DCC appointed Director and an Athlete Director. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 28: Over 200 Kids Attend 2016 Olympic...

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June 28, 2016 (Madison, WI) – Over 200 kids gathered on the Capitol Square at the Dream Bank in Madison, to celebrate and be inspired by the spirit of the Olympic Movement, as Central Cross … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 27: USSA Announces Seven Stop Super Tour...

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June 27, 2016 (Park City, Utah) – Top cross country athletes from across America will participate in 16 races at seven different stops as part of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association’s (USSA) … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 26: The National Winter Sports Association Announces...

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June 26, 2016 – The National Winter Sport Association (NWSA) was established through the foresight and donation of the Disbrow family. This generous support of the NWSA is aimed at assisting coaches, athletes … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 25: The EC3D Compression Tour – June...

June 25, 2016 – The EC3D Compression Tour presented by EC3D Sports is in collaboration with Cross Country Canada and offers you the chance to be a professional athlete for the day. If … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 24: Ivan Babikov Retires to Join Cross...

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June 24, 2016 – Ivan Babikov has officially closed the book on his successful cross-country skiing journey as an athlete, but is ready to write the first chapter of his new career as … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 24: Brian and Robin McKeever Receive Meritorious...

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June 24, 2016 (Ottawa, ON) – Legendary Paralympians, Brian and Robin McKeever, were recently honoured once again for their stellar careers receiving the prestigious Meritorious Service Medal (MSC civil).
Brian McKeever, 37, who is … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 24: Job Opportunity – Ski Fit North...

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June 24, 2016 – Join our team. Ski Fit North Alberta is looking to hire a Program Coordinator that is responsible for the direct coordination, implementation and delivery of the Ski Fit North Alberta … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 23: CCSAA Announces Summer Summit in Woodstock,...

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June 23, 2016 (Woodstock, VT) – The Cross Country Ski Areas Association (CCSAA) announces the creation of the CCSAA Summer Summit Series, short, one day regional meetings keying in on relevant topics.  The … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 22: USSA and Clif Bar & Company...

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June 22, 2016 (Emeryville, CA) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) and Clif Bar & Company today announced their partnership making CLIF BAR® the official energy food of the U.S. Ski … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 21: FIS Cross-Country Interview with Kikkan...

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June 21, 2016 (Alaska) – You have been the female athlete representative on the FIS Athlete Commission now since 2009 and have been attending the annual June FIS meetings. This year it was … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 20: SOD Training Camp – June 30...

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June 20, 2016 – Ah, summer – time for a break. NO WAY! There are training camp opportunities happening this summer. Take a look at the one listed below, and check the Summer … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 19: FIS Cross-Country World Cup Calendar 2016/17...

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June 19, 2016 – The FIS Council held its spring Meetings during the FIS Congress Week in Cancun (MEX) from June 6-11. The FIS Council confirmed the calendar for the FIS Cross-Country World … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 18: New Worldloppet President and New Race...

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June 18, 2016 – Once a year all representatives of Worldloppet are gathering to evaluate the past season and to discuss the future of our Worldloppet. This year the OC of Finlandia Hiihto … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 17: Congratulations to Madeleine and Graham Nishikawa...

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June 17, 2016 – Canadian skiers, Madeleine and Graham Nishikawa, are the proud parents of a baby girl, Midori Nishikawa according to the latest social media posts from Cross Country Canada (CCC).
“Congratulations to … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 17: FIS Congress @ Cancun, MEX –...

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June 16, 2016 (Cancun, MEX) – During the 50th FIS Congress in Cancun (MEX), June 5-11, the Cross-Country Committee heard several proposals and made following decisions, which were approved by the FIS Council during the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 17: IPC Worlds in Finsterau to Highlight...

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June 15, 2016 (Finsterau, Germany) – Finsterau, Germany, has been announced as the host for the 2017 IPC Biathlon and Cross-Country Skiing World Championships, alongside the high-level race calendar for 2016-17.
More than 135 skiers from … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 14: Canadian 2016-17 Para-Nordic Prospects Team...

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June 14, 2016 – Cross Country Ski de fond Canada is pleased to announce the athletes who have been named to the 2016-2017 Para-Nordic Prospects Team. In partnership with Own the Podium and … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 13: Norway vs Sweden @...

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June 13, 2016 (Oslo, Norway) – Earlier this year, Norwegian government-owned radio and television public broadcasting company NRK put together a spoof video depicting Norwegian and Swedish skiers competing in a quasi-XCski-Biathlon event … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 12: Share the Road with Devon Kershaw...

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June 12, 2016 (Sudbury, ON) – One of Canada’s most accomplished and decorated xc skiers, Devon Kershaw, a multi-time Olympian and FIS Nordic Worlds champion, is back in his native Sudbury to host … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 11: FIS XC World Cup Survey...

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June 11, 2016 – With the conclusion of the 2015-16 FIS World Cup Cross-Country season we sent out a survey to the public to get feedback on competition formats. Over 3,600 fans of … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 10: National Nordic Foundation Announces Training Season...

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June 10, 2016 (Denver, CO) – The National Nordic Foundation (NNF) announced today over $28K in training season funding for grassroots skiing support. “Skiers are made in the summer,” said Hennie Kashiwa, Executive … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 10: Hosts for 2020/21 FIS World Championships...

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June 10, 2016 – Today, Thursday 9th June 2016 the FIS Council has elected the Organisers of the 2021 FIS Freestyle & Snowboard, Nordic and Alpine events as well as for the 2020 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 09: CXC Membership Registration is Now...

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June 09, 2016 – As a regional organization, the Central Cross Country Ski Association has over 2,000 members. These members are the backbone of our organization, representing many important roles and positions in … READ MORE → 0 comments

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