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Mar 22: Emily Nishikawa and Evan Palmer-Charrette Crowned...

Emily Nishikawa [P] Pam Doyle

March 22, 2017 (Canmore, AB) – Emily Nishikawa and Evan Palmer-Charrette celebrated national titles in the Buff Canada sprint races at the 2017 Ski Nationals in Canmore, Alta. on Wednesday afternoon.
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Mar 22: USA’s Bailey Claims Best-ever 8th Overall...

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March 22, 2017 (Oslo, Norway) – American Lowell Bailey finished a storybook historic season this past weekend with a career-best 8th overall in the men’s World Cup overall rankings. The Lake Placid, N.Y.  … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 22: USA’s Dunklee Career-best 10th Overall as...

Susan Dunklee (USA) [P] Nordic Focus

March 22, 2017 (Oslo, Norway) – Following a superb season the USA’s Susan Dunklee finished a career-best 10th overall as the IBU World Cup wrapped up this past weekend at the Holmenkollen in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 21: Emily Nishikawa and Devon Kershaw Win...

Devon Kershaw [P] Pam Doyle

March 21, 2017 (Canmore, AB) – Emily Nishikawa and Devon Kershaw battled through incredibly difficult conditions to climb onto the top of the women’s and men’s podiums in the cross-country classic-ski interval start … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 21: Ski Tour Canada Wins Event of...

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March 21, 2017 (Ottawa, Ontario) – Recipients of the 11th annual Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance (CSTA) PRESTIGE Awards stretched right across the country from Vancouver, British Columbia to Saint John, New Brunswick. The … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 21: Alpine Insurance Joins Forces with the...

March 21, 2017 (Canmore, AB) – The Alberta World Cup Academy, Canada’s premier high performance training centre, is thrilled to welcome Alpine Insurance into its Nordic ski family as a title sponsor for … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 21: Zina Kocher and Graham Nishikawa Win...

Zina Kocher [P] Pam Doyle

March 21, 2017 (Canmore, AB) – The Ski Nationals saw a change in the weather, with Saturdays rain making way for cooler temperatures and bright blue skies. Retired national biathlon team member, Zina … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 19: Canada’s Harvey Takes Silver in 15km...

Alex Harvey [P] Nordic Focus

March 19, 2017 (Quebec City, Que.) – Fans were on the edge of their seats as Canada’s Alex Harvey raced to the finish of the final event of the season the 15km Freestyle … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 19: USA’s Bjornsen Strong 10th in Women’s...

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March 19, 2017 (Quebec City, Que.) – An all-star line up and perfect sunny skies saw the USA’s Sadie Bjornsen ski a phenomenal final race to claim 10th in the women’s 10 km … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 19: Employment Opportunity Assistant Coach National Team...

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March 19, 2017 (Thunder Bay, ON) – The National Team Development Centre (NTDC) – Thunder Bay is one of Canada’s national sanctioned cross-country ski centres, operating as a development team within the framework … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 18: USA’s Bjornsen 15th in Women’s 10K...

Sadie Bjornsen [P] Reese Brown

March 18, 2017 (Quebec City, Que.) – The USA’s Sadie Bjornsen was the top North American women in 15th as Norway’s Marit Bjoergen continued her unbeaten streak in classic technique distance races this … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 18: Canada’s Harvey 4th as Norway’s Klaebo...

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March 18, 2017 (Quebec City, Que.) –Canada’s Alex Harvey looked destined for another podium in Quebec City in men’s 15km CL mass start as massive crowds cheered him on to a fourth-place finish. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 18: USA’s Bailey Moves Up 21 Spots...

Lowell Bailey [P] Nordic Focus

March 18, 2017 (Oslo, Norway) – Lowell Bailey overcame three penalties on the range to move up 21 spots in the men’s 12.5-kilometer pursuit at the BMW IBU World Cup 9 Saturday at … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 17: Canada’s Harvey Wins GOLD in Men’s...

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March 17, 2017 (Quebec City, Que.) – Fans got what they came for as local hero, Alex Harvey, was unstoppable claiming gold today in dominating fashion in the men’s 1.5km freestyle sprint on … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 17: USA’s Jessie Diggins Strong 9th as...

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March 17, 2017 (Quebec City, Que.) – The USA’s Jessie Diggins led the North American women with a strong 9th but the day belonged to Sweden’s Stina Nilsson who triumphed over Norway’s Maiken … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 17: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2016/17...

1st Prize – Yoko package

March 17, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – We’re pleased to present the standings in the FIS Fantasy World Cup 2016/17 Contest standings following Oslo. Team Blue Hills still has the lead with 1,433 points while team Braddoe … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 17: USA’s Caitlin Gregg Wins Prologue at...

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March 17, 2017 (Seefeld, Austria) – US skier Caitlin Gregg (Loppet Nordic Racing) won the women’s 2.5km Prologue Freestyle at at the final round 6 of the FIS OPA Continental Cup 2016/17 held … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 16: SkiTrax Fantasy FIS Lahti 2017 Contest...

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March 16, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – We  apologize for the delay and are excited to present the winners and final standings of the SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Lahti 2017 Contest following the Men’s 50km … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 16: USA’s Randall to Sit Out World...

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March 16, 2017 (Quebec City, Que.) – The latest news from the Team USA camp is that former triple Sprint Cup globe winner, Kikkan Randall, will not race at the World Cup Finals at … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 16: Québec City Set to Go for...

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March 16, 2017 (Quebec City, Que.) – On the eve of the FIS Cross Country World Cup Finals, the course and the site are ready to welcome the athletes and the crowd. A … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 15: More Medals for USA and Canada...

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March 15, 2017 – After winning the women’s cross-country long distance and sprint sitting races in the previous days, the USA’s Oksana Masters continued her winning ways at the South Korean venue. The … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 14: 4th Annual CXC Online Auction NOW...

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March 14, 2017 – The 4th Annual CXC Online Auction is officially open! Make sure to bid early and check back often because the auction is only active until Thursday, March 23rd, 9pm … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 13: Canada’s Cameron Claims First World Cup...

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March 13, 2017 (PyeongChang, Korea) – Canada’s sit-skier Collin Cameron had the race of his life capturing his first victory on the World Para-Nordic World Cup on the 2018 Paralympic venue in PyeongChang, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 13: Canada’s Harvey and Kershaw Land in...

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March 13, 2017 (Quebec City, QC) – Top Canadian xc skiers Alex Harvey and Devon Kershaw landed in Quebec City on Sunday direct from the Oslo World Cup in preparation for the upcoming … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 13: USA Takes Double Gold on Day...

Oksana Masters [P] USOC

March 13, 2017 (PyeongChang, Korea) – The USA’s Para Nordic skiers secured two wins in the cross-country skiing long distance on Saturday, March 11, the second day of competition at the PyeongChang 2018 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 12: USA’s Dunklee and Bailey Win Mixed...

Lowell Bailey (l) and Susan Dunklee [P] Nordic Focus

March 12, 2017 (Kontiolahti, Finland) – Americans Susan Dunklee and Lowell Bailey delivered a stellar silver in the single mixed relay at the BMW IBU World Cup 8 in Kontiolahti combing forces to win … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 12: USA’s Randall Solid 20th at Holmenkollen...

Kikkan Randall [P] Nordic Focus

March 12, 2017 (Oslo, Norway) – Kikkan Randall led the USA with a solid 20th-place finish in the women’s 30k Classic as Norway’s Marit Bjoergen dominated the field with a resounding 6th consecutive … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 12: Canada’s Alex Harvey to Retire After...

Alex Harvey (CAN) [P] Nordic Focus

March 12, 2017 (Quebec City, QC) – While not yet officially announced, top Canadian xc ski super star, Alex Harvey told his hometown newspaper, le Journal de Québec, that on the eve of … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 12: Team USA 8th in Mixed Relay...

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March 12, 2017 (Kontiolahti, Finland) –  Team USA claimed a strong 8th in the Mixed Relay as France triumphed over Germany at 11 seconds behind with the Ukraine in third at 27.1 seconds … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 12: Interview with USA’s Scott Patterson –...

Scott Patterson [P] Nordic Focus

March 12, 2017 (Oslo, Norway) Team USA skier Scott Patterson from Anchorage, Alaska, was the top American in Saturday’s 50km Classic at the famed Holmenkollen in Oslo, Norway finishing 28th for his points … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 12: University of Utah Wins 2017 NCAA...

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March 12, 2017 (Jackson, NH) – The University of Utah recorded the most points in Saturday’s Nordic Freestyle races at Jackson Ski Touring Center to win the 2017 NCAA Skiing Championships title. It … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 11: Canada’s Harvey Stellar 6th in Holmenkollen...

Alex Harvey [P] Nordic Focus

March 11, 2017 (Oslo, Norway) – Canada’s Alex Harvey finished a strong 6th in the men’s 50km Classic at the legendary Holmenkollen stadium in Oslo as Norway’s Martin Johnsrud Sundby became the first … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 11: USA’s Doherty 18th and Dunklee 14th...

Sean Doherty (USA) [P] Nordic Focus

March 11, 2017 (Kontiolahti, Finland) – The USA’s Sean Doherty had his best performance of the season hitting all 20 targets to move up 26 places in the men’s 12.5km pursuit. Doherty finished 18th … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 11: Biathlon Silver for Canada’s Arendz and...

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March 11, 2017 (PyeongChang, Korea) – Canada’s Mark Arendz continued his torrid pace on the World Para-Nordic World Cup, winning the silver medal in the opening biathlon race at the 2018 Paralympic venue … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 10: Dunklee Fab 5th as Eckhoff Wins...

Susan Dunklee [P] Nordic Focus

March 10, 2017 (Kontiolahti, Finland) – American Susan Dunklee claimed a fab 5th in the women’s 7.5km Sprint with one penalty as Tiril Eckhoff of Norway  shot clean for her first win of … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 10: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2016/17...

1st Prize – Yoko package

March 10, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – We’re pleased to present the standings in the FIS Fantasy World Cup 2016/17 Contest standings following the legendary downtown Drammen Classic Sprints. Team Blue Hills still has the lead … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 10: Quebec City Gears up for Cross-country...

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March 10, 2017 (Quebec City, QC) – It’s an understatement to say that these precious few weeks since Quebec City officially picked up the torch to organize the FIS Cross-Country World Cup Finals … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 09: 2017 NCAA Skiing Championships 5/10km CL...

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March 09, 2017 (Jackson, NH) – The Nordic 5/10km Classic races got underway on Thursday at Jackson Ski Touring Center headlined by the University of Colorado’s Petra Hyncicova’s dominant first-place effort, as she … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 09: SkiTrax Fantasy FIS Lahti 2017 Contest...

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March 09, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – Here are the SkiTrax Fantasy FIS Lahti 2017 Contest standings following the Women’s 30km F where the USA’s Jessie Diggins placed a stellar career-best 5th here and the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 09: Canada’s Harvey 8th in Drammen Downtown...

Alex Harvey [P] Nordic Focus

March 09, 2017 (Drammen, Norway) – Canada’s Alex Harvey raced to a top-10 in the men’s 1.2km CL Sprint in downtown Drammen finishing 8th on the day as Norway went 1-2 with Eirik … READ MORE → 1 comment

Mar 08: USA’s Caldwell Strong 9th as Sweden’s...

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March 08, 2017 (Drammen, Norway) – The USA’s Sophie Caldwell led the North American women finishing 9th in the women’s 1.2km classic city sprint through the streets of Drammen on Wednesday as Stina … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 08: 50km Victories – A Harvey...

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March 08, 2017 – This past Sunday, as I was getting ready to go for a ski I sat with my phone continually updating the Live FIS site as I followed the World … READ MORE → 1 comment

Mar 08: Job Opportunity – Global CRM Manager...

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March 08, 2017 (Ogden, Utah) – Amer Sports is the world’s leading sporting goods company with internationally recognized brands including Salomon, Wilson, Atomic, Arc’teryx, ENVE, Mavic, Suunto and Precor. The company’s technically advanced … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 07: Biathletes Dunklee and Bailey Selected as...

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March 07, 2017 (Colorado Springs, Colorado) – Notable performances during February from biathletes Lowell Bailey (Lake Placid, N.Y.) and Susan Dunklee (Barton, Vt.), along with the bobsled team of Elana Meyers Taylor and … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 07: Ustiugov Protests Suspension of Russian Cross-Country...

Sergey Ustiugov [P] Nordic Focus

March 07, 2017 (Lahti, Finland) – At the FIS World Cup Finals in Lahti on March 5, Russian Sergei Ustiugov finished a strong second behind Canadian Alex Harvey in the men’s 50K Freestyle … READ MORE →3 comments

Mar 07: FIS Files Appeal to CAS on...

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March 07, 2017 – The International Ski Federation (FIS) has filed an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), appealing the suspension of Norwegian cross country skier Therese Johaug.
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Mar 06: SkiTrax Fantasy FIS Lahti 2017 Contest...

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March 06, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – Here are the SkiTrax Fantasy FIS Lahti 2017 Contest standings following the Women’s 4x5km Relay and where Team USA finished 4th and Team Canada was 10th for their second … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 05: Canada’s Alex Harvey Crowned 50K Freestyle...

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March 05, 2017 (Lahti, Finland) – Alex Harvey was crowned the king of cross-country skiing after winning the prestigious men’s 50-kilometre skate cross-country skiing event to close out the 2017 World Championships in … READ MORE →9 comments

Mar 05: Team Canada 7th and USA 10th...

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March 05, 2017 (PyeongChang, Korea) – Team Canada claimed 7th and the USA was 10th in the men’s 4×7.5 kilometre relay at IBU World Cup in PyeongChang on Sunday. France took the win … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 05: Crawford Leads Canadian Women to 7th...

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March 05, 2017 (PyeongChang, Korea) – Led by Rosanna Crawford’s brilliant opening leg where she posted the second-fastest time Team  Canada finished 8th as Germany topped Norway in second as the Czech Republic … READ MORE → 0 comments